The
UNIVERSITY
of VERMONT


 

 
CONSULTING ARCHAEOLOGY PROGRAM


Education and Outreach

 

 

Summer Archaeology Camp
            2000 & 2001

 

 

In conjunction with the University of Vermont Summer Field School 2000 & 2001, CAP archaeologists worked with local kids and volunteers on a pre-historic site in Colchester , Vermont.


Working with kids


Kids working in a unit


Stratigraphy


Screening for artifacts


Middle Woodland Potsherds


Making Pottery


 

 Camporee 2001

 

 

 

 

In May, 2001, the UVM CAP was invited to the Boy Scout’s Camporee at Camp Johnson in Colchester , Vermont .

 

 
Learning how to use the transit

 
Demonstrating how records

 are kept in the field

Boy scouts learning about Archaeology

 

  Vermont Archaeology Month 2002

 

 

 

 

As part of Vermont Archaeology Month, in September 2002, the University of Vermont ’s Consulting Archaeology Program hosted an open house with tours of the laboratory, exhibitions, and flintknapping demonstrations.

 






Retouching an edge on a tool

 

 2002 Phase III Excavations in Essex , Vermont

 

 

 

 

Students from local primary and middle schools visited this Late Archaic Period - Susquehanna Tradition site, dating from
ca. 1800-1000 B.C.  Excavations recovered several projectile points of the Susquehanna Tradition style, evidence of cooking hearths, and a two-holed gorget fragment.







 










 

 

 

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Consulting Archaeology Program
University
of Vermont

111 Delehanty Hall
180 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05405

Phone:  802-656-4310
Fax:  802-656-8033
E-mail: uvmcap@zoo.uvm.edu