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Jacal Analysis


Experimenting with a Jacal

CAR archaeologists recently constructed and burned a jacal for the purpose of conducting experimental archaeology.

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Access to Excellence

CAR maintains one of the largest faunal and lithic assembleges in the United States.

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San Antonio Missions

Mission Research

The Center for Archaeological Research has a long and friendly history with San Antonio Mission System.

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Jacal Analysis


Public Education and Outreach

LEGACY has wrapped up its 2013 Bioarchaeology Summer Camp Program. Stay tuned for more information on next year's camp!

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CAR News

Castro Colonies Living History Center Excavations - Call For Volunteers!

Come join the Casto Colonies Living History Center excavations involving the Binghamtom University and Castro Colonies Heritage Association! Read the flyer for more information.May 5, 2014

Junior Ranger Day at Mission San Jose

The National Park Service and CAR’s LEGACY program are taking applications from students who will be entering the 6th grade to participate in a FREE archaeology day camp taking place June 11th at Mission San Jose! Applications are due May 16th by 5 PM!
Program Flier - Rules and ApplicationsApril 28th, 2014

LEGACY Announces 2014 Summer Camp!

The CAR-LEGACY program is pleased to announce our official camp topic for this year, Archaeology of Africa! Visit our camp page for more information and to download camp registration forms. Feburary 5, 2014

Archaeology Field School in Belize

Spend a summer with Drs. Brown and Yaeger at the Maya Archaeology Field School. Check out the Maya Archaeology Field School flyer for more information. January 27, 2014

LEGACY and NISD to host Science and Discovery Classes

LEGACY is partnering with NISD to offer several adult community education classes! Check out NISD's community education website for more information. December 10, 2013

Petition Diggers Programs!

Diggers Programs inflict serious cultural and historical damage to our shared past. Join thousands of archaeologists in a petition to National Geographic to cancel these programs.November 19, 2013

What's In A Bottle?

In 2011, archaeologists at CAR made an interesting discovery while monitoring excavations at the San Antonio River. Read the report to learn more about the discovery, and what was found inside. Mar 15, 2013

Upcoming Events

May 16

Teacher Workshop Day

May 16th, 9:00 - 1:00 | Cost: $35
Four Hours of Continuing Education Credits
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June 11

Jr. Ranger Day

Looking forward to the event on June 11th!
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Summer 2014

2014 Legacy Summer Camp

Camp 1: June 16th - 20th Camp Full
Camp 2: July 14th - 18th Camp Full
Camp 3: July 28th - Aug 1st Camp Full
Camp 4: Aug 11th - 15th Camp Full
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2014 - 2015

Community Education Classes

Stay tuned for future classes and dates!