|Course Name||Underwater Archaeology Field School|
Director of Research & Archaeology
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
|Classroom Location||Lake Champlain Maritime Museum|
|Dive Location||Basin Harbor, Lake Champlain|
|Dates||Postponed to 2022, see note below|
|Credit||3 credits optional through Castleton University|
|Tuition||To be determined later|
|Size||8 participants maximum|
Thank you for your interest in the Museum’s 2021 Nautical Archaeology Field School! Unfortunately, due to the ongoing COVID pandemic we have been forced to make the difficult decision to postpone Field School until the Spring/Summer of 2022. Please keep an eye on this page for updated information and fill out an interest form below if you would prefer to be contacted directly with updates.
Underwater Archaeology Field School hosted by Lake Champlain Maritime Museum offers a mix of both instruction and hands-on underwater research. The 2021 Field School will continue to investigate and document an unidentified shipwreck in Basin Harbor, Vermont.
Field School diving sessions will teach practical underwater skills using both traditional documentation techniques and cutting-edge technology on an historic shipwreck. Through additional academic lecture, participants will have the opportunity to study legal practices, to learn about local history, and to participate in artifact conservation. Applicants should have completed Basic Open Water SCUBA as a prerequisite for this course, as well as First Aid/CPR certification and DAN Diver Insurance.