For Kids

Two children holding paper masks in front of their faces.
Children holding up hand made masks.

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Junior Ranger Program

Visit our Jr. Ranger Program Page for more information and a copy of the Junior Ranger Book.

Special Junior Ranger Hikes

Junior Ranger Hikes are typically offered throughout the summer months. See our calendar page for specfic dates and times.

Kids' Archeology Day

Annual Kids' Archeology Day takes place in early August, with American Indian crafts, games and a sand box dig. Check our calendar page for the date and time this year.

What do Archeologists do?
What kinds of jobs and careers are they working at? This article from the Society for American Archeologists Record from May of 2011 provides 12 personal accounts that prove archeologists do much more than digging. If you are interested in the field of archeology check this site.
Children digging for artifacts in sandbox demonstration
Children digging for artifacts in sandbox demonstration at Kids Archeology Day.

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Sandbox dig demonstration
Kids Archeology Day sandbox dig.

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Children playing American Indian games
American Indian Games on Children's Archaeology Day

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Last updated: January 28, 2016

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Mailing Address:

151 Hwy 76
Harpers Ferry , IA 52146


(563) 873-3491 x123
Visitor Center front desk.

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