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

Kerry Camps

Easter Camp 2018 Dates: 

Venue:- Kerry County Museum

  • Week 1: 26th – 30th March (Monday – Friday)

Dublin Camps

Easter Camp 2018 Dates: 

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

  • Week 1: 26th – 30th March (Monday – Friday)
  • Week 2: 2nd – 6th April (Monday – Friday)

Book Information 

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

Kerry Camps

Summer Camp 2018 Dates: 

Venue:- Kerry County Museum

  • Week 1:  9th – 13th July
  • Week 3: 30th July – 3rd August

Dublin Camps

Summer Camp 2018 Dates:

Venue:- Harold’s Cross NS,

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

  • Week 1: – 16th – 20th July
  • Week 2: – 23rd – 27th July
  • Week 3: – 30th July – 3rd August
  • Week 4: –   7th – 10th August
  • Week 5: – 13th – 17th August
  • Week 6: – 20th – 24th August

Summer Camps 2018 Dates:-"The School of Irish Archaeology Events"

Venue:- Malahide

Archaeology Camp – Malahide Community School

  • Week 1: 23rd – 27th July
  • Week 2: 13th – 17th August

Halloween Camp 2018 Dates:  

  • Week 1: TBC

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)

Camp Pricing

  • One Child – €125
  • Two Children – €240
  • Three Children – €360

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 2018""The School of Irish Archaeology Big Dig Event"

  • The Big Day Out’, St Patrick’s Day, Merrion Square, Dublin – 18th March
  • Science Festival – How?’, Shanganagh Park, Shankill  – 20th May
  • Irish Maritime Festival’, Drogheda  –  Date TBC
  • Leixicon Library’, Dun Laoghaire – Date (TBC)
  • Flavours of Fingal, Newbridge House, Donabate – Date TBC
  • The Promenade Festival’, Tramore, Co. Waterford – Date TBC
  • Archaeology Day Derry’, Craft Village – Tower Museum, Co. Derry – Date TBC
  • The Rose Festival’, St Annes Park, Clontarf – Date TBC
  • Festival Cluian Meala’, Clonmel – 13th August – Date TBC
  • Heritage Week’, TBC
  • Gallowshill Community Excavation’, Dungarven – 19th August
  • KIldare Medieval Day’, Kildare Town – Date TBC
  • Cavan Burren Park’, Co. Cavan – Date TBC
  • Dublin Flea Market – Heritage Week’, Newmarket Square – Date TBC
  • Electric Picnic’, Soulkids, Stradbally – Date TBC
  • The Ploughing Championship’, Tullamore- Date TBC

More dates to be confirmed.. Watch this space…


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