Tampa Bay History Center
801 Old Water Street (formerly Street Pete Times Forum Drive)
Tampa, FL 33602
Monday, March 11, 2013
Neighborhood | Community
History Center Offers Archaeology Adventure CampA new spring break camp at the Tampa Bay History Center explores Florida’s pre-historic past(Tampa) – Become a junior archaeologist and dig in to Florida’s past during the Tampa Bay History Center’s Spring Break Camp, Archaeology Adventure, March 11-15.
Children ages 7 – 11 will work with experts from the Florida Public Archaeology Network during the week-long camp, where they’ll learn about underwater archaeology techniques and learn how to dig up clues about what life was like for Florida’s first people.
Campers will explore the History Center’s galleries, make pottery, study paleo-indian hunting tools, and participate in outdoor activities as they learn about a time when giant sloths and saber-toothed tigers roamed free.Space for the History Center’s spring break camp is limited and pre-registration is required. Cost is $175 for the week. Members of the History Center receive a $25 discount. Classes run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, with extended care available for an additional fee.For more information or to register, contact the Tampa Bay History Center Education Department at
813-675-8960 or firstname.lastname@example.org.(End)The Tampa Bay History Center includes three floors of permanent and temporary exhibition space focusing on 12,000 years of Florida history. The History Center features a museum store, the Witt Research Center (a branch of the Hillsborough County Public Library System), a map gallery, an event hall and the Columbia Cafe. One of Tampa’s premier cultural venues, the History Center’s hands-on, kid-friendly activities, together with cutting-edge interactive exhibits provide a unique educational experience for all ages. www.tampabayhistorycenter.org.