The 2023 Archaeological Field School application is now available.
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2023 Archaeological Field School
The Western Michigan University archaeological field school begins on June 29. Staff and students will provide regular updates on the Project’s blog, Facebook, and Instagram pages.
APPLY HERE FOR the 2023 Field School
Archaeology Summer CAMP Program
Sponsored by Western Michigan University and the City of Niles, the Fort St. Joseph Archaeology Summer Camp Program provides an opportunity for the public to investigate and interpret the history and archaeology of Fort St. Joseph, an 18th century mission, garrison, and trading post.
Campers will learn about archaeology and the history of Fort St. Joseph at the Niles District Library. In addition, they will perform lab activities and excavate at the site alongside WMU archaeologists and field school students. Please see the camp flyer for additional details.
Camp Dates & Applications
- July 17 - 21: Entering Grades 6-12
- July 24 - 28: Entering Grades 6-12
- July 31 - August 4: Lifelong Learners and Educators
Registration information can be found at www.nileshistorycenter.org. For questions or more information about the camps, please contact the Project's Public Education Instructor, Tim Bober, at email@example.com.
2023 SUMMER ARCHAEOLOGY LECTURE SERIES
The Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project will host its 12th annual Summer Archaeology Lecture Series in conjunction with Western Michigan University’s 47th annual archaeological field school on four consecutive Wednesdays in July at 6:30 pm in collaboration with the Niles District Library. Stay tuned for information regarding this year’s lineup and theme.
2023 Archaeology OPEN HOUSE
Come visit and explore the nationally recognized archaeological site of Fort St. Joseph during the Project’s annual Archaeology Open House! This year our event will be held on August 5-6 from 10 am to 4 pm. More information to come.
The Fort St. Joseph newsletter
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Videos of Public Archaeology at Fort St. Joseph
- See how University students and the community benefit from archaeology at Fort St. Joseph.
- Watch what happens when middle school students get involved in the project and get ready to get dirty.
- Watch project activities from a first person point-of-view.