This sounds like a great idea. It starts tomorrow (July 23) so it is probably a bit too late to sign up for this year's session but you might ask if it will be repeated next year. I am writing about it simply because it sounds like a nifty idea that other genealogy societies might want to emulate.
The Jacksonville, Florida, Public Library will host Genealogy Summer Boot Camp at the Main Library this week in partnership with the Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Inc. Sponsors include the Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library, the Federation of Genealogical Societies, the National Institute for Genealogical Studies, and the State Archives of Florida.
The Genealogy Summer Boot Camp features four days of classes presented by genealogy experts. All classes are free and open to the public. Topics include basic family history research, land record research, vital record research, paleography, military research, genetic (DNA) genealogy, health and heredity, Native American ancestry, property records, and free online genealogical resources.
You can read more in the conference brochure available as a PDF file at http://jpl.coj.net/progs/jpl/genealogy-boot-camp.pdf.
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