Summer Archaeology Institute

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The Wakefield Estate‚Äôs Summer Archaeology Institute is designed for high school students interested in an unusual outdoor summer experience, or like learning about history or archaeology. Participants conduct a genuine archaeological excavation on site under the direction of graduate students from UMass/Boston. The institute is a two-week course that includes a field trip to visit other active archaeological sites in the Boston area. Participants are welcome to attend back to back sessions. To read about some of the exciting find from previous sessions, enter the search term "summer archaeology" in the "search our site" box on at the upper right corner of this page.

There are two sessions offered for the summer of 2019:

  • Session I:  July 8 -July 19; M-F 9am-3pm
  • Session II: July 22-August 2; M-F, 9am-3pm
For more information, call 617-333-0924 or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . A downloadable application can be accessed by clicking here.
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