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Homeschool Fridays at Wickliffe Mounds Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

April 7 - October 27, 2017, 1:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Education programs are available for Homeschool Groups and include a guided tour of the site; demonstrations of prehistoric technology; do a mock dig with an archaeology presentation for kids, and make a Mississippian culture craft to take home.  Explore on your own the nature trail, welcome center, gift shop and take an Archaeology Quest.  Fee is $5.00 per child, $3 per parent and pre-registration is required, sorry, no walk-ins. Program ...
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Basket Weaving Workshop Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

June 3, 2017, 10:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Learn a new skill with this introductory class for beginners.  Native People at the Wickliffe site made baskets for a variety of purposes, including building mounds by the basket load of dirt!   Come to this workshop and learn how to make a basket of your own, taught by experienced basket-maker, Mary Greer. Program is recommended for ages 15 and up.  Fee is $25.00 per person, limited to 10 participants, ...
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Primitive Technology at Wickliffe Mounds Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

June 10, 2017, 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

June 10 -- Primitive Technology at Wickliffe Mounds  --  10:00 am to 3:00 pm Primitive lifeways demonstrations will be set up around the park showing the craft of making and using primitive tools.  Throw a spear with an atlatl, see a flintknapping demonstration, use a pump drill and find out how cordage (rope) is made from plant fibers. Make a cordage friendship bracelet.  Program is included with museum admission of ...
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Summer Day Camp: Archaeology for Kids Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

June 23, 2017, 9:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

An exciting and educational summer day camp will provide children hands on learning experiences about archaeology.  Four camp sessions will provide interactive activities about the methods and practices of archaeology, a guided tour of the site, making clay pots, participating in a simulated archaeological dig, laboratory artifact analysis, playing Native American games and demonstrations of primitive technology at a kids’ level. Fee is $25.00, and includes a gift bag with ...
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Summer Day Camp: Archaeology for Kids Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

June 30, 2017, 8:45 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

An exciting and educational summer day camp will provide children hands on learning experiences about archaeology.  Four camp sessions will provide interactive activities about the methods and practices of archaeology, a guided tour of the site, making clay pots, participating in a simulated archaeological dig, laboratory artifact analysis, playing Native American games and demonstrations of primitive technology at a kids’ level. Fee is $25.00, and includes a gift bag with ...
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Summer Day Camp: Archaeology for Kids Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

July 7, 2017, 9:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

An exciting and educational summer day camp will provide children hands on learning experiences about archaeology.  Four camp sessions will provide interactive activities about the methods and practices of archaeology, a guided tour of the site, making clay pots, participating in a simulated archaeological dig, laboratory artifact analysis, playing Native American games and demonstrations of primitive technology at a kids’ level. Fee is $25.00, and includes a gift bag with ...
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Summer Day Camp: Archaeology for Kids Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

July 14, 2017, 8:45 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

An exciting and educational summer day camp will provide children hands on learning experiences about archaeology.  Four camp sessions will provide interactive activities about the methods and practices of archaeology, a guided tour of the site, making clay pots, participating in a simulated archaeological dig, laboratory artifact analysis, playing Native American games and demonstrations of primitive technology at a kids’ level. Fee is $25.00, and includes a gift bag with ...
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Fingerweaving Workshop Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

July 22, 2017, 9:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Learn the basics of weaving with your fingers, using an ancient technique.  Participants will make and take home a fingerwoven sash with expert instruction from James Phillips, Curator at the Crisp Museum at Southeast Missouri State University.  All materials provided, bring a sack lunch, limited to 10 people, suitable for ages 15 and above.  Workshop time is 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.  Fee is $8 and includes museum admission.  Participants ...
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Pottery Program Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

July 29, 2017, 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

This is a great “make and take” class for families and friends to do together!  Participants will have instruction on basic pottery techniques used by the Mississippian Native American people, and make a pottery creation to take home.  This is a hands-on class, taking place inside and outside, and suitable for ages 6 and above.  All materials provided.  Limited to 10 people per class and must be pre-registered.  Class times ...
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Chickasaw Nation Dancers at Wickliffe Mounds Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

August 19, 2017, 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

The Chickasaw Nation Dancers will be presenting their traditional dancing, singing, drumming, storytelling and cultural demonstrations at Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site, on Saturday, August 19, 2017. Participate in the social dances and see traditional Chickasaw regalia.  Two performances:  10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  Admission fee of $5 adults and kids age 12+;  kids age 11 and under, free.  Admission fee provides access to the program and museum.  For more ...
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