Field Trip Programs


Join us on an amazing archaeological adventure. Who knows? You just may have an Indiana Jones sitting right in your classroom. The Southern California "Archaeology Adventure" field school program helps you teach history, critical thinking, scientific method, cooperative learning, ethics and cultural awareness.



Riverside - CA Riv HEP 006 - California Site
An Archaeological Investigation of Historic California
At La Sierra University, Riverside
Step into our excavation pit and discover California’s Past. This site has two occupation levels. One represents the First Californians with real and reproduction stone artifacts. The other has real artifacts from historic California from 100 years ago.


Riverside - CA Riv HEP 011 - The Iron Age Site
A Discovery of the early Iron Age Middle East
At La Sierra University, Riverside
This unique site is based on 3.000 year old iron making sites in the Middle East. The site contains reproduction artifacts and real 3.000 year old artifacts excavated by La Sierra University archaeologists and courtesy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.


Riverside - CA Riv HEP 012 - Roman Iron Fabrication Site
The art and science of glass was brought to the Roman Empire from the Near East. Rome developed glass production into an industry. Roman Glass has been found in archaeological sites as far away as Japan. At the site students will discover the “remains” of a Rome glass fabrication operation from about 1900 years ago.


Apple Valley - CA SBr HEP 004 - The Jamestown 400 Heritage Project
An Archaeological Investigation of the 1607-1630 Jamestown Colony
At the Lewis Center for Educational Research. (lcer.org)
Four hundred years ago, English colonists eked out life in a land new to them. They established the first industry in the English Colonies, a glassworks. Many early colonists died, but Jamestown survived. The Jamestown colonists also established the House of Burgess, the first representative government in the “New World.” One-hundred-and-seventy years later the House of Burgess rang with the voices of Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson and George Washington.


Apple Valley - CA SBr HEP 010 - Roman Glass Making
An Archaeological Investigation of a Roman glassworks
At the Lewis Center for Educational Research. (lcer.org)
Glass making, in ancient Rome was an established in the Empire from techniques learned from the Greeks. Glass vessels or art glass jewelry or glass mosaic tiles were status items. Roman Empire glass was prized. Roman glass had been found in archaeological sites as far away as Japan. At this site your students will discover some about life in the Roman Empire and help excavate a Roman gassworks.


Redlands - CA SBr HEP 002 - The Vulcan Site
An Archaeological Investigation of a Roman Site in England
At Grove Charter High School. For grades 6 through 12.
What now is England was the Roman Province of Britannia for almost 400 years. At our site we are excavating a Romano-British farmstead with a iron works.