ROAR! The Kamloops Museum & Archives is pleased to have local author and historian Sylvia Gropp host this fascinating workshop. Join her at the Kamloops Museum and learn all about prehistoric times and the creatures who roamed the earth.
Discover what prehistoric animals were found in the Kamloops area, what fossils were left behind and how our landscape was formed by water, fire and ice. Learn about what it takes to become a palaeontologist. This basic workshop includes hands-on activities.
Fee: $8 ~ Course # 190573
Register online www.kamloops.ca/ezreg
Or call 250 828-3500 or 250 828-3655
About the Author
Born and raised in Kamloops, BC. Sylvia Gropp has a Bachelor of Arts with concentrations in Archaeology and Geology and has participated in digs on First Nations reserves and the Wildlife Park. For over a decade Sylvia has worked with the Kamloops Museum & Archives as a contractor and enjoys teaching history to people of all ages. She is a married and has a daughter who also shares Sylvia's love of exploring the Museum.
Currently, Sylvia is co-writing a book with the Kamloops Museum & Archives and the Thompson Rivers History and Heritage Society. The book will explore the history of Kamloops, and how the amalgamation affected the different areas of town. Concentrating on oral histories to provide an "authentic feel", her book will also explore stages of property development from pre-emption/crown grant to subdivision.
Kamloops Museum & Archives
207 Seymour Street
Kamloops, BC V2C 2E7
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