2024 Training Program- Nakuukuwidish/Holman Springs
DeQueen, Arkansas
June 1-15

There has been a change in the location and plan for the 2024 Training Program; we will be returning to Nakuukuwidish/Holman Springs in the summer of 2024! We’re excited to offer a more technology-based field and lab experience this year with exciting new seminars! Please note that you MUST be an AAS statewide member in order to register for and participate in the Training Program!


Downloadable Mail-In Training Program Registration form AND Project Participation Agreement, Release and Waiver

—-2024 Program Logistics Articles from our Newsletter—-

*Early registration will be open until Friday, May 3. Refunds will NOT be issued after Monday, May 13.*


Thursday, May 30 – Friday, May 31: Field & Lab Setup

Saturday, June 1: Field & Lab Activities Begin

Monday, June 3 – Friday, June 7: Week 1 Seminars

Basic Excavation (full-day), Basic Lab (half-day), Geophysics (half-day), Indians of Arkansas (half-day), Site Survey (full-day), and 3D Scanning (half-day)

Saturday, June 8: Site Stewardship Training (full-day)

Sunday, June 9: Chase Earles Pottery Demonstration (field and lab activities suspended)

Monday, June 10: DAY OFF!

Tuesday, June 11 – Saturday, June 15: Week 2 Seminars

Basic Excavation (full-day), Basic Lab (half-day), and Human Osteology (half-day)

Saturday, June 15: Last Day in the Field/Pack Up!!

Sunday, June 16: See you in 2025!

Click here for a list of previous AAS Training Programs!