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    Wakefield Estate

    Wakefield Estate

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    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, PG, College
    • Category: STEM
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19+, 19
    • Minimum Cost: <$500
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Overview

    The Mary May Binney Wakefield Arboretum's 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. 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.

    The Wakefield Estate's Summer Archaeology Institute is a hands-on archaeological excavation at the historic Wakefield Estate in Milton, MA. It is one of only a few programs of its type in the country. The institute is specifically designed for high school and college students interested in learning about local history and archaeology. Participants will work side by side with graduate archaeology students from UMass Boston. 

    Space is limited; applicants will be accepted on a first come first serve basis.