Dublin – The School of Irish Archaeology Camps

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The School of Irish Archaeology Kids Camps

If you want your children to explore the world of the Viking’s and our ancient ancestors look no further! The School of Irish Archaeology combines a host of activities which are interactive and educational in a relaxed and fun environment. The children will get to investigate and explore the past through creative and practical hands-on learning. SIA brings history to life while they also merge subjects such as geology, the landscape and the environment in a stimulating and exciting way!

Archaeology Camps

The School of Irish Archaeology camps are the alternative to the sports camps and may suit your children aged 7 – 12. If your child has a craving to soak up knowledge and to learn about the world around them, then this is the place for them! The School of Irish Archaeology prides itself on an innovative, engaging and hands-on form of education though archaeology in a fun and friendly environment.

Camps are run all year round for children who like to get their hands dirty! The School of Irish Archaeology introduces the mysteries and adventures of archaeology in a fun and relaxing environment through an original and dynamic camp with a twist. This unique camp allows children to experience a wealth of activities which are hands-on and practical.

Through their Indiana Jones style approach SIA focuses on Irelands rich Culture and Heritage! They ensure the children get lots of time outdoors with their specialised and fun-packed day trips. Throughout the camps children will visit places such as Glendalough, Trim Castle, Dublin Castle plus much much more! Historical treasure hunts plus fun activities all day guarantees your child will sleep soundly every night after camp.

Camp Activities:

  • Viking House Excavation"The School of Irish Archaeology camps"
  • Clay Pot Making
  • Historical Treasure Hunts
  • Archaeology Excursions
  • Visit to Real life Archaeology Dig
  • Historical Shoe Making
  • Archery
  • Weaponry & Combat
  • Archaeology Games
  • The Graveyard Experience
  • Post & Wattle Fence Making

Camp Details

For more information on Summer, Easter, Halloween & Mid-Term Camp dates please visit The School of Irish Archaeology or contact them directly by email at [email protected] or by telephone + 353 87 7556808

Dublin Camps

Venue:- Harold’s Cross NS, Clareville Road, Dublin 6W

Easter Camp 2017 Dates: 

  • Week 1: 10th – 14th April (Monday – Friday)
  • Week 2: 17th – 21st April (Monday – Friday)

Summer Camp 2017 Dates:

Venue:- Harold’s Cross NS,

Archaeology Camp – Clareville Road, Harold’s Cross, Dublin

  • Week 1: 24th – 28th July
  • Week 2: 7th – 11th August
  • Week 3: 14th – 18th August
  • Week 4: 21st – 25th August

Day Camps – Harold’s Cross NS

  • Day 1: 25th July
  • Day 2: 8th August

Summer Camps 2017 Dates:-"The School of Irish Archaeology Events"

Venue:- Malahide Community School

Archaeology Camp – Malahide

  • Week 1: 3rd – 7th July
  • Week 2: 10th – 14th July

Halloween Camp 2017 Dates:  

  • Week 1:

Book Information 

You can book online here through our booking link directly to  The School of Irish Archaeology online booking

Times:- 9am – 3pm (Monday – Friday)


  • One Child – €115
  • Two Children – €220
  • Three Children – €330
  • Daily Rate – €30 (Only Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays)

The School of Irish Archaeology Events

Click here to find out more information on these great events, excursions, activities and archaeology programmes with the  School of Irish Archaeology 

The Big Dig Event

The School of Irish Archaeology is proud to introduce their finest product the Big Dig! The replica ‘Viking House’ workshop and excavation is designed around children from 5 – 12 years of age. This innovative product allows children to explore the Viking world through a simulated and controlled archaeology dig. Children have an opportunity to experience what it is like to be an archaeologist by learning how to excavate the remains of a Viking house. The children will have an opportunity to dig for Viking treasures and artefacts dating back over 1000 years and learn about our Viking ancestors through the eyes of real archaeologists!

They ensure this educational and one of a kind experience won’t leave your children disappointed. They guarantee it will leave them wanting to know much more about the work of archaeologists and who our ancient ancestors were!

The Big Dig event is on in towns and cities throughout Ireland

The Big Dig Event ""The School of Irish Archaeology Big Dig Event"

  • ‘The Big Dig’ Dublinia – 12th – 19th April
  • ‘Science Festival – How?’, Shanganagh Park, Shankill  – 21st May
  • ‘Adopt a Monument – Gallowshill’, Hillview Drive Estate, Dungarven, Co Waterford  – 3rd June
  • ‘Irish Maritime Festival’, Drogheda  – 10th & 11th June
  • ‘Leixicon Library’, Dun Laoghaire – 24th June (TBC)
  • ‘Flavours of Fingal, Newbridge House, Donabate – 24th & 25th June
  • ‘The Promenade Festival’, Tramore, Co. Waterford – 1st & 2nd July
  • ‘Archaeology Day Derry’, Guildhall Square, Co. Derry – 8th July
  • ‘The Rose Festival’, St Annes Park, Clontarf – 15th & 16th July
  • ‘Gorey Family Fun Day’, Gorey, Co. Wexford – 5th August
  • ‘Festival Cluian Meala’, Clonmel – 13th August
  • ‘Irish Walled Towns’, Carlingford – 13th August
  • ‘National Museum of Childhood’, Dun Laoghaire – 19th August
  • ‘KIldare Medieval Day’, Clonmel – 20th August
  • ‘Cavan Burren Park’, Co. Cavan – 24th August
  • ‘Heritage Week’, Glendalough – 19th or 26th August (Date TBC)

More dates to be confirmed.. Watch this space…


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