If you are looking for a fun summer camp for your beasties, try the El Paso Museum of Archaeology. The Museum has four weeks of Summer Camps during the month of June for kids ages 7 to 12. They can learn about the world of archaeology and discover new cultures.

Each Camp runs from Tuesday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. There is also an optional free field trip to Hueco Tanks State Park on Saturday. This field trip is not included in camp registration fees. You’ll need to work fast because space is limited to 12 kids per camp.

Dates for Summer Camps:
June 4th –June 7th
June 11th – June 14th
June18th - June 21st
June 25th – June 28th
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. each day

Cost for Summer Camps:
$55 per child for museum members
$70 per child for non-members


Introduction to Archaeology
-What is Archaeology?
-Learning about Artifacts, Ecofacts, Features and Sites
-Snack Break

Archaeological Methods
-Trail Tour- Learning about the Chihuahua Desert
-Snack Break
-Field Surveying

Archaeological Methods Continues
-Learning through Cookie Excavation
-Mock Excavation
-Snack Break

Outdoor Activities: Diving into the Past
-Closing Ceremony

SATURDAYS Optional Field Trip to Hueco Tanks Participant will get the change to take a private tour with park rangers to Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site.
Parents or guardians must arrange for transportation to and from Hueco Tanks and are encouraged to stay and participate in the tour.
For more information on camp registration and optional field trip to Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site, please contact Itzel Barraza at (915)212-3273.

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