For students interested in classics and in art, poetry, ice cream, adventure & the direct experience of another language & culture. Students have classes mornings & travel afternoons, and learn to connect individually to the literature & art of the past. Assisi is our home-base, but all of Italy is our sourcebook.Students travel widely to see some of the greatest works of art & architecture of all times from classical to contemporary!
Boyd Archaeological Field School (BAFS) is Canada’s only high school course giving students credits for real archaeology. Unearth a 14th century village. Try ancient skills. Learn from archaeologists, academics and indigenous educators.
Students read, write, think & dream archaeology. Intensive, site-specific exploration & study of Pompeii, Paestum, Rome, & many small Roman and Etrsucan monuments around Assisi. Students discover firsthand everything from classical inscriptions & city-planning, to temple architecture, the domus, & Roman frescoes. Our home-bases are charming villas in Paestum and outside Rome. HSABC teaches students to think like archaeologists.