Secondary Level Programs

Boyd Archaeological Field School

Earn an Ontario high school credit in two weeks doing REAL ARCHAEOLOGY this summer!

The 40th season of Boyd Archaeological Field School will take place from July 14th to 30th, 2017 at Claremont Field Centre located in Pickering (Ontario), Canada.

Students will complete a Grade 12 Interdisciplinary Studies Credit (IDC4U) while participating in all aspects of an actual excavation.

In this unique experiential course, students will receive instruction in:

  • all basic techniques of archaeological field work
  • hands-on activities, such as flintknapping and other ancient technologies
  • classroom sessions from our certified teachers and professional archaeologists
  • guest lectures from leading experts in archaeological disciplines
  • indigenous perspectives from First Nations’ educators

Whether or not students plan to pursue a career in archaeology, this total immersion course will challenge them to perform at new levels of achievement in a team environment.

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A $200 deposit is required to hold your booking. Full payment is due by June 3, 2017.


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For more information about the Boyd Archaeological Field School, visit www.boydfieldschool.org.


Specialist High Skills Majors

Specialist High Skill Major Certifications for SHSM students in Grades 11 and 12
SHSM students can find sector-recognized certifications through TRCA. Elective and compulsory certifications are available in authentic, real-world environments and upon successful completion students receive a certification with TRCA and a proof-of-certification wallet card for their portfolio.

Click here to learn more about the SHSM Ontario program for secondary students.

See what SHSM certifications can be completed through the TRCA

Stay tuned as TRCA will be adding to this list every year!
For additional information on costs and booking please contact CCudmore@trca.on.ca