State Historical Society Archaeology Camp being held in June


The South Dakota State Historical Society’s Preservation Office (SHPO) is sponsoring a three-day Archaeology Camp for students going into grades 4 & 5 for the 2013-2014 school year. The camp is an active, outdoor experience located on the Old Fort Galpin archaeological site near the Oahe Downstream Recreation Area. Students should be prepared to hike and to work in the dirt alongside of professional archaeologists.

Camp dates are June 3-5, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CDT. The program is structured for students to attend all three days. Registration is limited to the first 16 applicants. The $25 registration fee must accompany the registration and release found on the SHPO website at Click on the link at the top of the page.

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