Monday, June 23, 2014

Newark Earthworks Center July 2014 Events

2014 Ancient Ohio Day Camps Regstration Form PDF
2014 Flyer and Registration Form PDF Above.
July 7 - 11: Ancient Ohio Day Camp
Ancient Survival
Registration Deadline: Friday, June 27.
Ages: 5-8.
Cost: $100.
9 AM - Noon.
Learn about ancient American Indians in Ohio while spending time at two world renowned archaeological sites: the Newark Earthworks and  Flint Ridge Ancient Quarries and Nature Preserve. Build a shelter using natural materials, learn how to walk silently through the forest, and learn how to blend in with the environment. Step back in time with us and get ready to get muddy, play, and connect with nature.

Camps are held at the Great Circle Earthworks on Monday and Flint Ridge State Memorial Park in Licking County Tuesday through Friday.
Note: Campers should pack a snack each day.
For more information, contact Camp Director Mary Gordon:
gordon.589@osu.edu
740-504-0609.

July 14 - 18: Ancient Ohio Day Camp
Ancient Survival
Registration Deadline: Thursday, July 3.
Ages: 9-14.
Cost: $165
9 AM - 3 PM.
Learn ancient skills needed for survival at two archaeological sites, the Newark Earthworks and Flint Ridge Ancient Quarries and Nature Preserve. We will make fire by rubbing two pieces of wood together, build a shelter to keep ourselves warn using only natural materials, walk silently through the forest, cover ourselves in mud to blend in with our surroundings, and learn the ancient art of flint knapping. Expect to form a deep connection with nature and the group as we learn about the American Indians who were here 2,000 years ago!

Camps are held at the Great Circle Earthworks on Monday and Flint Ridge State Memorial Park in Licking County Tuesday through Friday.
Note: Campers should pack a snack and lunch each day.
For more information, contact Camp Director Mary Gordon:
gordon.589@osu.edu
740-504-0609.

July 21 - 25: Ancient Ohio Day Camp
Ancient Art
Registration Deadline: Friday, July 11.
Ages: 9-14.
Cost: $165
9 AM - 3 PM.
Connect to nature and American Indian art! We will work clay to shape a traditional pot, form a basket using natural materials, sew a nature bag, and more; all while learning about American Indians who were here 2,000 years ago.

Camps are held at the Great Circle Earthworks on Monday-Tuesday and Flint Ridge State Memorial Park in Licking County Wednesday through Friday.
Note: Campers should pack a snack and lunch each day.
For more information, contact Camp Director Mary Gordon:
gordon.589@osu.edu
740-504-0609.

Camp Scholarships are available! Please contact Mary Gordon for more information.

Tours of the Great Circle Earthworks and Flint Ridge.
The Newark Earthworks Center employs four trained tour guides (two certified teachers & two Native Americans) who give tours for K-12 classes & other groups.
Admission is $5 per person except for teachers & aids.
Approximately 2, 500 school children participate each year.
For more information visit our Ancient Ohio Experience page or email us.
 Call 740-345-8224 to schedule a tour.
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