The Romance and Reality of Deadwood
May 30 - 31, 2013
Ages: High school or middle school students who have completed 7th grade and their parents
Registration Deadline: TBD
Do you want to know the real Deadwood? Have you ever wondered how this mining camp became so famous? Deadwood, SD has had a long and fascinating history - one that you can discover at this day camp! As we explore different sites throughout the Black Hills, you will learn about the people and events that made Deadwood famous, the challenges of historic preservation, and different ways you can get involved in the history of the Black Hills! Here are just a few examples of what you will do:
- Hike Mt. Roosevelt
- Enjoy a walking tour of Deadwood
- Explore other mining towns in the Black Hills
- See gold mine operations of past and present
- Visit the Homestake Adams Research & Cultural Center
Involves moderate physical activity. Please wear comfortable walking/hiking shoes.
*Camps will run if minimum enrollment is met. Enrollment is limited, however, so register early!
The University has put together a wonderful lineup of faculty to teach the camp. Meet the faculty behind the program.