Wednesday, August 1, 8 or 15, 9am to 4pm
A unique program for kids focusing on the physical history of Dufferin County including a mock dig where archaeological and paleontological methods can be learned first-hand. Kids will learn about the history of Dufferin County from dinosaurs to mastodons to First Nations life to pioneer settlement with interactive games, activities and puzzles. Kids will handle and learn how to identify real fossils, find out how we learn about past civilizations by what they leave behind and get a close up look at the DCMA’s Jelly Mastodon rib, excavated in Amaranth by William Jelly.
Cost: $25 per participant, plus HST. Pre-registration required. Snacks will be provided, but please bring your own lunch and dress according to weather conditions.