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Program for Avocational Archaeological Certification
PAAC Class: Basic Site Surveying Techniques
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 | 6:30PM — 9:00PM
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | 6:30PM — 9:00PM
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 | 6:30PM — 9:00PM
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 | 6:30PM — 9:00PM
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 6:30PM — 9:00PM
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 | 6:30PM — 9:00PM
Saturday, May 23, 2020 | 8:00AM — 5:00PM
This course is the basic introduction to the survey program. It discusses the history of archaeological survey, site identification, reading topographic maps, and field procedures. At least one half-day will be spent in the field putting to use the information discussed in class. The course is a necessity for anyone anticipating an active role in archaeological field work.
Wed Apr 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3 (6:30 pm to 9:00 pm)
Sat May 23 (8:00 am to 5:00 pm) (fieldwork practice)
The Program for Avocational Archaeological Certification (PAAC) is a mutually beneficial educational program for avocational and professional archaeologists. Established in 1978 by the Colorado Archaeological Society (CAS) and the Office of the State Archaeologist of Colorado (OSAC), it allows CAS members and other citizens to obtain formally recognized levels of expertise outside of an academic degree program. See course prerequisites.