Grab your adventurer's hat and get ready for a journey into the fascinating world of archaeology and history!
In this blog post, we're thrilled to share with you two free educational courses and an exciting event that will ignite your curiosity and transport you back in time. Let's dive into the details and embark on an educational and fun-filled exploration!
First let's chat about our FREE educational programs! We are so fortunate to have South Park National Heritage Area and South Park Site Stewards sponsor these free resources for our community members.
Our courses are designed with elementary and middle school students in mind, but they are truly enjoyable and beneficial for learners of all ages! Whether you're a student, a parent, or simply an avid explorer of knowledge, you'll find our programs engaging and fun.
Back in 2022, we kicked off our awesome program that's all about discovering the magic of South Park Obsidian. You'll dive into the fascinating world of American Indians and how they used this unique material for crafting tools. Uncover the rich heritage of South Park, Colorado, and the genius of ancient peoples through their use of obsidian. Don't miss out on this eye-opening course that'll connects you to the historical stories of the land you walk on. Sign up now!
Guess what? Today's the big day!!!
We're super excited to announce the launch of our *NEW* awesome program: South Park Stone Tools. Get ready for a fun journey exploring the fascinating world of stone tools and their universal significance in human societies. By joining our online program you'll get the chance to bridge those geographical gaps and uncover the similarities between stone tools from South Park, Colorado, and those found across the globe. Prepare to gain insights into the tools used by our ancestors for hunting, gathering, and shaping their world.
Let's start together right now! Sign up here!
At Community Connections LLC, we're all about spreading the word on the incredible value of historical and archaeological education.
It's not just about digging up the past—it's about forging meaningful community connections and embracing diverse narratives.
By delving into the stories of those who came before us, we gain a deeper understanding of how the past shapes our present and future.
Through our programs, you'll discover the resilience and ingenuity of humanity throughout history. It's a chance to celebrate the triumphs, learn from the challenges, and appreciate the incredible tapestry of human experience. By engaging in heritage education, we strengthen our shared humanity and foster a sense of unity. So, don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity! Sign up for our online programs and encourage your friends and family to join in too. Together, we'll embark on a journey of discovery, uncovering the wonders of the past and finding inspiration for the future.
And...Mark your calendars!!
Archaeology Day in Fairplay, Colorado, is a local event you won't want to miss! You can immerse yourself in hands-on experiences, like throwing the atlatl, connecting with like-minded enthusiasts, witness mesmerizing volcanic eruptions, and marvel at artifact and stone tool displays. Throughout the day you'll connect with archaeology enthusiasts, families, and community members during this engaging and interactive celebration of our collective heritage.
Join us July 8th from 10 am to 3 pm on Old Courthouse Lawns, Main Street, Fairplay, Colorado. See you there!
We hope this blog post has ignited your passion for archaeology, history, and the wonders of the past. Stay tuned for future updates and projects by subscribing to our blog and following us on Instagram and Facebook @CommunityConnectionsLLC.
We're excited to continue serving your community through archaeology. We'll be posting updates to our blog so make sure you subscribe!
We've got more fun things to share with you in 2 weeks!
See you soon!
Jasmine & Jess (J&J) 🌳
➡️ In our next blog we'll talk about hosting International Archaeology Day in Colorado at Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre!