The UTSA Center for Archaeological Research will host a “Archaeology Mini Spring Break Camp” for kids age 9-13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 9-11 at the UTSA Main Campus.
The camp will teach children how to use archaeological tools and methods through a variety of indoor and outdoor activities. Campers will explore various cultures and learn about Native Americans, Mayan civilization, skeletal analysis and experimental archaeology.
Scheduled activities include mock excavations, studies on ancient technologies, hands-on activities and games, crafts and archaeological lab tours.
The camp is $150 and cost will cover supplies, snacks and a t-shirt.
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is an emerging Tier One research institution specializing in health, energy, security, sustainability, and human and social development. With nearly 29,000 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property – for Texas, the nation and the world.