Education and Volunteerism

Some Frequently Asked Questions About Archaeology  (pdf file)
Compiled by R. MacKay and members of the Ottawa Chapter of the Ontario Archaeological Society

Don't Loot Brochure  (Download and print the Ottawa Chapter pdf file)
To undertake any kind of archaeological field work in Ontario, the Ontario Heritage Act requires that a person hold a valid archaeological license. Archaeological organizations and associations  offer opportunities to help on licensed sites.

Dig Down, Dig Back  (Provided by Friends of Bonnechere Parks)
The Dig Down, Dig Back virtual excavation teaches the science and shares the principles of hands-on archaeology. This means that more of us can enjoy the archaeological experience without affecting fragile locales.

Resources (OAS list)

The Boyd Archaeological Field School   - A residential summer credit course for high school students sponsored by the York Region District School Board, in co-operation with the Royal Ontario Museum and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority.


This page was launched on April 21, 2009 and updated on May 27 2023
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