Shaker Historical Society

We inspire people to engage in and celebrate the Shaker Heights story and its impact on the region… past, present, and future.


Shaker Dig 6 - Virtual Edition!

July 27-30, 2020

Virtually join Archaeologist Elizabeth Hoag of the Cleveland Institute of Art, Master Teacher Rosemary Nemeth of Gesu School, and Executive Director Brianna Treleven of the Shaker Historical Society for an exciting week of engaging hands-on activities that explore what it means to be an archaeologist.

This innovative virtual camp runs from Monday, July 27th through Thursday, July 30th and costs $85 for SHS members and $95 for the general public (cost includes all materials needed for some at-home archaeological fun). This camp will be limited to approximately 15 participants and will be designed for kids grades 4-8. Younger children are welcome to join but will require extra parental help and supervision. Older students may participate as well!



Day 1: What is Archaeology?

Day 2: What do Archaeologists Do?

Day 3: What can we learn from the Past?

Day 4: Local Archaeology in Action


To Register:

Please complete the Google Form and then pay the registration fee through PayPal. If you are paying for more than one camper, you can change the quantity after selecting "Pay Now." Contact us at if you are unsure of your membership status. The deadline for registration and payment is 11:59pm on Tuesday, July 21. This camp requires a minimum of four participants total to take place, so you will be notified and refunded if this minimum is not met by the deadline.


We will be in touch with participants via email with additional details in the coming weeks.



Shaker Dig Camp