Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017

Junior Archaeologist Summer Camp Session 2

Time: 9:00 am til 3:00 pm

Location: Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Dr NE, St Pete

Description: Alliance for Weedon Island Archaeological Research and Education (AWIARE) in partnership with Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) will again hold two “Hands on Weedon” archaeology camps at Weedon Island during the summer of 2017. These camps are designed for students interested in exploring the past. All camps are conducted by professional archaeologists, including educators from FPAN and allow kids to experience archaeology first-hand through activities, experiments, hikes, and even a real excavation.

This summer camp is designed for children with a strong interest in prehistory and history as well as in learning how early people interacted with their environment. Campers will learn about the importance of archaeology and will gain understanding about early natural resources that were necessary for life in the Tampa Bay region. Highlights of the camp include guest experts, tour of an archaeological site, hands-on archaeology, lab analysis, pottery making, atlatl adventure and earning the certificate of Tommy the Tortoise, Junior Archaeologist.

For more information, contact Becky at rosulliv@usf.edu or go to www.awiare.org

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FPAN is hosting this event.


Public Meeting : St. Petersburg Parks Indian Mounds Mobile App Project

Time: 6:00 pm til 7:00 pm

Location: Sunshine Center, 330 5th St. N

Description: The City of St. Petersburg, along with St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation, has planned a series of public meetings to inform and educate citizens on progress relating to an Indian mound mobile app project at Abercrombie, Jungle Prada/De Narvaez, Maximo, and Indian Mound Parks.

This meeting will be a lecture-style discussion of the app and the city's plans. City staff will be available to discuss the project and answer questions. The meetings are free and open to the public.

Citizens with questions regarding the proposed project or needing additional information should contact Bryan Eichler, City Manager, St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation, at 893 -7869.

FPAN is posting this event as a courtesy, we will neither be hosting nor attending this event.

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