The School of Irish Archaeology Kids Summer Camps – 2023

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 hand-on learning.  They bring history to life while they are also merge subjects such as geology, the landscape and the environment in a stimulating and exciting way!

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Archaeology Summer 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
  • Clay Pot Making
  • Ancient Crafts and Technologies
  • Historical Treasure Hunts
  • Archaeology Excursions
  • Visit to Real life Archaeology Dig
  • Archery
  • Weaponry & Combat
  • Archaeology Games
  • The Graveyard Experience
  • Shield and Sword Design
  • Post & Wattle Fence Making

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Summer Camp Details

For more information on Summer dates please visit The School of Irish Archaeology or contact them directly by email at [email protected] or by telephone + 353 87 7556808 or 087 7827529

Dublin Summer Camps

Summer Camps 2023 Dates – 6 Venues

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

Venue:- Harold’s Cross, Dublin

• Week 1: – 10th – 14th July
• Week 2: – 17th – 21st July
• Week 3: – 24th – 28th July
• Week 4: – 31st July – 4th August
• Week 5: – 8th – 11th August (4 day Camp)
• Week 6: – 14th – 18th August

Archaeology Camp – Malahide Community College Dublin

Venue:- Malahide Community School, Dublin.

• Week 1: – 3rd – 7th July
• Week 2: – 10th – 14th July
• Week 3 – 17th – 21st July

Week 4: – 24th – 28th July

Archaeology Camp – Terenure Parish Hall

Venue:- St Joseph’s Parish Hall, Terenure Rd E, Terenure, Dublin 6.

• Week 1: – 21st – 25th August

Archaeology Camp – Rosemont School, Sandyford

Venue:- Rosemont School, Enniskerry Rd, Sandyford, Dublin 18

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

Archaeology Camp – Grace Park ETNS (DCU All Hallows Campus)

Venue: – Grace Park Educate Together National School, Grace Park Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9

  • Week 1: – 24th July – 28th July
  • Week 2:- 31st July – 4th August
  • Week 3:- 8th August -11th August

Archaeology Camp – Dalkey GAA

Venue:- Dalkey Cuala GAA – Dalkey, Hyde Park, Glenageary, Dublin.

  • Week 1:- 31st July – 4th August
  • Week 2:- 8th – 11th August

Book Information 

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

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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

Find Out All The Information on Dates and Times for the Big Dig Nearest You 

Online Booking – You can book online here through our booking link directly to  The School of Irish ArchaeologyBig Dig  online booking

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The Big Dig Event 2022

• 30th April – Waterford City & County Council Festival
• 4th & 5th June – Timahoe Heritage Festival
• 11th June – Cruinniú Na Og Laois County Council
• 11th June – Cruinniú Na Og Wexford County Council
• 11th June – Cruinniú Na Og Carlow Museum
• 2nd & 3rd July – Flavours of Fingal
• 16th & 17th July – The Rose Festival

More dates and events to be confirmed.. Watch this space…