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Junior Archaeologist

Get your hands dirty and dig into history! We’ll equip you with all the tools you need to become a Junior Archaeologist including a field journal, trowel, brushes, and more. Learn basic excavation techniques and see if you can uncover what’s hidden at The Highlands! Field journals are yours to keep for further excavations! Please dress for the elements including hats, sunscreen, and walking shoes.

Check in for this program is located at The Highlands!
2715 Leonard St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

2 and Under: Free (registration still required)
Adult Member: $5
Child Member: $12
Adult Non-Member: $8
Child Non-Member: $16 

This program is recommended for children ages 10 and up. Program content will be appropriate for ages 10 and up – younger children may attend but content will not be able to be aged down for younger participants. 

Please Note: This program will take place outdoors. In the event of inclement weather, this program will be canceled, and participants will be notified of their refund options. All participants are required to wear masks for the duration of the program and will be expected to stay socially distanced as much as possible. 

Covid-19 Information: In accordance with current CDC recommendations, Blandford Nature Center requires all staff, visitors, and program participants ages 2 and up to wear masks while inside all buildings regardless of vaccination status. Masks will also be required to be worn by all guests participating in a mixed age community program, where attendees are from multiple households, both inside and outside. If you or someone you are registering for a program cannot medically tolerate a mask, you must contact our Program Manager prior to booking a program. To contact our Program Manager, please call 616-735-6240 or email ashley@blandfordnaturecenter.org.


Sep 25 2021


1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


The Highlands
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