The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) in partnership with Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation will offer four camps this summer.
Diggin’ in History Beginner Archaeology Camp is designed for children ages eight through 12. The children will learn how to search for clues from the past. Hands-on activities include site surveys, excavations, and artifact repair. A field trip to the Prince George Heritage Museum is included. The date for this camp is August 8-12. Time is 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Cost is $100/camper. Prepaid registration is required.
Junior Archaeology Summer Camp, for children ages 11 through 16, will have them examine site maps, surveys and drawings ;learn to establish grids and to mark excavation plots; screen sites; and analyze soil samples. A field trip to Prince George for a field excavation will be included. July 25-29, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Space is limited; prepaid registration is required. Cost: $100
Both of these camps will be held at Historic Trinity Church, 10111 Iron Bridge Rd., Chesterfield.
Registration can be accomplished through Paypal at www.chesterfieldhistory.com. For more information, please call 751-4946.