Organizer: Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

Dates: Aug. 9 - 25, 2019

Description: Founded in partnership with the Royal Ontario Museum and TRCA in 1975, the Boyd Archaeological Field School (BAFS) is Canada’s only high school credit course offering students the opportunity to earn Ontario High School Credits while participating in real archaeological fieldwork.

Summer 2018 Field School

Organizer: Dr. James Conolly

Dates: not offered 2019

Description: We will be working in the vicinity of Peterborough, ON, and mainly, but not exclusively concentrating our activities on the further definition and excavation of Historic and earlier settlement patterns.

Summer 2019 Field School

Contacts: Dr. James Conolly

Compulsory online learning component begins Sunday May 12 (to be completed before June 2).
Compulsory field component begins Sunday June 2 and concludes Sunday June 9.

Description: Great lakes summer course in Maritime Archaeology with Trent University. Participants will gain experience in recording 19th C shipwrecks and maritime landscapes, on location at Penetanguishene's Historic Naval and Military Establishment. Syllabus to be posted shortly. Please contact Dr. James Connolly for further information.

Wilfrid Laurier University

2019 Field School

Old Fort Erie

Contact: John Triggs (Ar219 Archaeological Field Methods)


Classroom lectures will be scheduled on Laurier's Waterloo campus during the week of May 6-10 2019. 

Field dates: May 13th to June 14nd, 2019

To participate: Please send an e-mail indicating your interest with the following:

Student Number
Year of Study
Contact Information

McMaster University

Archaeological Field School at the Nursery (AhGx-8), Royal Botanical Gardens

Organizer: Dr. Scott Martin (Anthropology 3CC6)

Dates: TBD

Description: 7th archaeological field school at this multi-component, precontact and historic site.

Dependent on student enrollment

Contact us
Address: P.O. Box 62066, Victoria Terrace | Toronto | M4A 2W1

Phone: +1 (416) 406-5959


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