Please note that the Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation and the Kingston Archaeology Centre have closed. This site is still available for historical and informational reasons, but none of the services or products described here are available anymore.


Summer Archaeological Experience Cancelled

Unfortunately the 2013 season of the Summer Archaeological Experience program "Can You Dig It?" has been cancelled, due to lack of funding.  We thank all of you who contacted us about camp registration and hope to have this program up and running for 2014.

30th Anniversary Celebration Silent Auction

In Celebration of its 30th Anniversary the Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation will host a Dinner & Silent Auction.  The event will be held at Renaissance Event Venue on Friday March 22nd at 6PM.  Dinner will be served in regency style in celebration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Renaissance Event Venue is the perfect setting for this event and will add to the historic mystique of the evening. There will be a silent auction for our guests, which will add to the evening’s excitement.

New Volunteer Positions Available

The Foundation is recruiting for five new volunteer positions this fall. Follow this link to our volunteer landing page to view all of the available positions.

Naval Hospital Unearthed: Public Archaeology Day

Next Wednesday July 25th at 2p.m. is Public Archaeology Day at the "Can You Dig It?"© excavation site. Join us at the site for a short introduction to the site by our Senior Archaeologist Dr. Jeff Seibert and a tour of what has been uncovered!

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'The Archaeology Roadshow'

In celebration of Archaeology Week 2012, the 'Archaeology Roadshow' is making its way to classrooms in the Kingston area.  The program is hosted by Gord Sly, a retired teacher and Director on the Foundation's Board of Directiors, and provides students and teachers with the oppotunity to particiapate in a hands-on archaeological activity in their own classrooms.  In the one hour program students methodically and carefully 'dig' for artifacts, clean them, piece them together, and record their findings.