North Vancouver / Howe Sound 2024

Summer 2024 Local Field School

Field Director: Dr. David Burley
Location: SFU Burnaby, North Vancouver, and various sites in the Howe Sound region

Information Sessions: January 10, 11:30am-12:20pm & January 11, 12:30-1:20pm in Saywell Hall 9084. Zoom link

The summer 2024 local field school will run during Intersession, and will consist of two courses: ARCH 434-3 Archaeological Field Methods, and ARCH 435-6 Field Work Practicum. ARCH 434 will be held on-campus in Burnaby for the first two weeks, and ARCH 435 will be held off-site for the final four and a half weeks. Analysis and cataloguing will take place at SFU Burnaby in the final days of ARCH 435.

The cost of the field school will be standard tuition rates, plus a small course fee (TBD). Unspent course fees will be returned to students. Students will be responsible for arranging their own transportation to the North Vancouver site, and the department will arrange for transportation to Porteau Cove and Squamish.

Dates & Times:

  • ARCH 434-3 (on campus)
    May 6 - May 17, 9:30-11:30am and 12:30-4:00pm
  • ARCH 435-6
    May 21 - June 16, 9:30am-4:00pm (field)
    June 17-19, 9:30am-4:00pm (on campus)

APPLY: Field School Application Form

Applications due: March 1, 2024
Students will be notified of acceptance: March 22, 2024