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Fort Cornwallis Young Archaeologists' Programme

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Fort Cornwallis

Jalan Tun Syed Barakbah

George Town, Penang 10200

Malaysia

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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 May 5th session will automatically be registered for the artefact analysis session on the following Saturday (May 12th).

Participants registering for the June 23rd session will automatically be registered for the artefact analysis session on the following Saturday (June 30th).

Participants registering for the July 21st session will automatically be registered for the artefact analysis session on the following Saturday (July 28th).

Participants registering for the August 18th session will automatically be registered for the artefact analysis session on the following Saturday (August 25th).

Participants registering for the September 8th session will automatically be registered for the artefact analysis session on the following Saturday (September 15th).

Participants registering for the October 20th session will automatically be registered for the artefact analysis session on the following Saturday (October 27th).

Participants registering for the November 17th session will automatically be registered for the artefact analysis session on the following Saturday (November 24th).

Participants registering for the December 8th session will automatically be registered for the artefact analysis session on the following Saturday (December 15th).

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Fort Cornwallis

Jalan Tun Syed Barakbah

George Town, Penang 10200

Malaysia

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