Fort Cornwallis Young Archaeologists’ Programme

Fort Cornwallis Young Archaeologists' Programme

This programme introduces children and teenagers of age 10-17 to hands-on archaeological activities at the national monument of Fort Cornwallis. The Young Archaeologists will participate in excavation, mapping and recording, finds processing and artefact conservation over two sessions on consecutive Saturdays. Participants will be guided by professional archaeologists from University Sains Malaysia, and will receive free admission to Fort Cornwallis. Parents or guardians of participants are welcome to observe the activities.

The Fort Cornwallis Young Archaeologists’ Programme is an initiative by the George Town Conservation and Development Corporation (GTCDC) and University Sains Malaysia (USM). We welcome participation from school groups and other relevant organisations. For more information, please contact fortcornwallispa@gmail.com

Photos and videos taken by the organisers during the event may be used for educational and non-commercial purposes.

Participants registering for the October 21st session (9am – 12pm) will automatically be registered for the artefact analysis session on the following Saturday (October 28).

Participants registering for the November 11th session (9am – 12pm) will automatically be registered for the artefact analysis session on the following Saturday (November 18).

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