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Archaeology

Summer 2022 Community Education Archaeology Courses

View a PDF of the Summer 2022 Course Book.

Archaeological Research 

June 1 – August 31 
By Appointment
CRN# 61760
CFP 100-51  
Fee: $35
For Community Archaeology Program certificate students only.

This course is mandatory for students fulfilling the 60 experience hours required for the SUNY Schenectady Community Archaeology Program (CAP) certificate. Additionally, this course is required for all students engaged in archaeological research and laboratory under a SUNY Schenectady CAP instructor’s supervision. Students must speak with an instructor before registering. Register for Archaeological Research.

Independent Archaeology Project 

June 1 – August 31 
By Appointment
CRN# 61762
CFP 101-51  
Fee: $125
For Community Archaeology Program certificate students only.

This course is necessary for all Community Archaeology Program (CAP) certificate students wishing to work on their approved archaeological products (e.g., articles for publication, exhibits, public presentations or site studies and reports) and is required for their Certificates of Advanced Study in Community Archaeology (CASCA). Students must speak with an instructor before registering. Register for Independent Archaeology Project.

Gravestone Cleaning

Saturday, June 4
10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
CRN# 61789
CFP 123-01
Fee: $35

This course will be taught at Vale Cemetery, 907 State St., Nott Terrace, Schenectady, N.Y. 12307.
Would you like to learn how to clean cemetery stones? Do you have a family plot with a stone that needs cleaning? Are you having a difficult time reading the worn lettering on a stone? Melody Howarth will show you cleaning and reading methods that work. Join Ms. Howarth at Vale Cemetery for this informative workshop. Students will be contacted to the class with meeting instructions. Students are asked to bring gloves, bottled water and a bagged lunch. Materials fee: $10 to be paid to the instructor. Register for Gravestone Cleaning.