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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!
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.
- Viking House Excavation
- Clay Pot Making
- Historical Treasure Hunts
- Archaeology Excursions
- Visit to Real life Archaeology Dig
- Weaponry & Combat
- Archaeology Games
- The Graveyard Experience
- Post & Wattle Fence Making
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 Easter Camps Camps
Easter Camp 2020 Dates:
Venue:- Harold’s Cross NS, Clareville Road, Dublin 6W
Week 1: 6th – 10th April (Monday – Friday)
Week 2: 14th – 17th April (Monday – Friday)
You can book online here through our booking link directly to The School of Irish Archaeology Easter Camps online booking
Dublin Summer Camps
Summer Camp 2020 Dates:
Archaeology Camp – Clareville Road, Harold’s Cross, Dublin
Venue:- Harold’s Cross, Dublin
- Week 1: – 13th – 17th July
- Week 2: – 20th – 24th July
- Week 3: – 27th July – 31st July
- Week 4: – 4th – 7th August
- Week 5: – 10th– 14th August
- Week 6: – 17th – 21st August
Summer Camps 2020 Dates:-
Archaeology Camp – Malahide Community College Dublin
- Week 1: – 6th – 10th July
- Week 2: – 10th – 14th August
Dublin Halloween Camps
Halloween Camp 2020 Dates:
- Week 1: TBC
Limerick Summer Camps
Summer Camp 2020 Dates:
Archaeology Camp – King John’s Castle, Limerick
Venue:- King John’s Castle
- Week 1: 20th – 23rdJuly (Monday – Thursday)
- Week 2: 24th – 27th August (Monday – Thursday)
Monaghan Summer Camps
Summer Camp 2020 Dates:
Archaeology Camp – Monaghan County Museum, Co. Monaghan
Venue:- Monaghan County Museum
- Week 1: 13th – 15th July (Monday – Wednesday)
You can book online here through our booking link directly to The School of Irish Archaeology online booking
The School of Irish Archaeology Junior Archaeologists’ Club
SIA also provide after-school activities through their exciting Junior Archaeologists’ Club. These clubs are carried out at various locations nationwide in counties such as Kildare and Dublin. They offer 6- to 10-week programmes which are suitable for children aged between 6 and 12 years old.
The School of Irish Archaeology Junior Archaeologists’ Club is a ideal introduction to the intriguing subject of archaeology.
The locations, dates and times can be found for the Junior Archaeologists’ Club here through our booking link directly to The School of Irish Archaeology Junior Archaeologists’ Club
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
- How? Science Festival Shanganagh Park Shankill – Date TBC
- Laois – Timahoe Community Festival
- Viking Waterford
More dates to be confirmed.. Watch this space…
The locations, dates and times can be found for the Big Dig here through our booking link directly to The School of Irish Archaeology Big Dig Events