AA Society/Survey Training Program
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Information for Arkansas Residents who Volunteer
THE ARCHEOLOGICAL TRAINING PROGRAM
The Training Program in Archeology is a research project where individuals
interested in archeology can gain experience in all phases of archeological
excavation, site survey, and laboratory processing under professional supervision.
This program began in 1964 as an annual activity of the Arkansas Archeological
Society under the direction of archeologists at the University of Arkansas Museum.
Since 1967 the program has been under the supervision of the Arkansas Archeological
Field sessions are scheduled by the Survey to coordinate with research and
other obligations of the professional staff. The sessions last two weeks each
summer and are held at various sites in order to carry out research throughout
Arkansas and to provide Society members with varied archeological experiences.
Society members may participate for as long as they wish during the field program
but are required to attend an orientation lecture before beginning any work.
Evening lectures on a variety of topics are also provided during the session.
All participants in the Training Program must be members of the Arkansas Archeological
Society. Membership dues must be paid for each member of the family attending.
The registration fee each year may vary based on the location of the training
program and on the duration of stay for each person. Anyone 16 years old or
younger must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.
All objects and information resulting from the field work will be curated by
the Arkansas Archeological Survey for the benefit of the people of Arkansas.
List of Past Training Program Sites
PICTURES FROM THE
2013 TRAINING PROGRAM
PICTURES FROM THE 2012
FROM THE 2012 TRAINING PROGRAM (supplied by Scott Akridge)
FROM THE 2011 TRAINING PROGRAM (supplied by Dr. Jamie Brandon)
FROM THE 2011 TRAINING PROGRAM (supplied by Tony Caver)
FROM THE 2011 TRAINING PROGRAM - People
(supplied by Marilyn Knapp)
FROM THE 2011 TRAINING PROGRAM (supplied by Steve Jacober)
PICTURES FROM THE 2010
PICTURES FROM THE 2008
PICTURES FROM THE 2006
PICTURES FROM THE
2005 TRAINING PROGRAM