Archaeology Dig Days at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Published

04/25/2018

Start Date

07/14/2018

End Date

07/14/2018

Times of day

Weekends

Duration

One-time only

Address

647 Contees Wharf Road
Edgewater
MD
21037
United States

Description

Join the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center for our Saturday Archaeology Dig Day! Come learn about SERC's environmental archaeology program and help us excavate our current site. Be an archaeologist for a day as you dig and sieve sediments in search of artifacts, and participate in real, ongoing archaeological research.


Who: Individuals, families, small groups. Volunteers must be at least 10 years old to participate. Younger volunteers may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult.


Date: Saturday, July 14

Time: Morning (9:30AM to 12PM) and Afternoon (1PM to 3:30PM) sessions

Where: SERC Campus in Edgewater, MD

Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

cawooda@si.edu
https://serc.si.edu/citizen-science/projects/environmental-archaeology-serc

To learn more about this opportunity or any of the other citizen science voluteering opportunities going on at SERC, please contact Alison Cawood (443-482-2271, cawooda@si.edu).


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