Cost: £85 per parent and child, £10 for each additional family member. Includes all tuition, on site activities and kid’s archaeology box.
Age level: DigCamp is suitable for ages 6 – 11 years.
Older children (ages 12 – 16) can join our main dig, if they are accompanied at all times by a parent who is also a registered dig participant. Ages 17 and up are welcome to join the main dig in the trenches alongside our professional archaeologists!
Time: DigCamp runs from 10:00am – 4:00pm, with a mandatory 9:30 orientation. Please bring a packed lunch and any beverages preferred by your child.
Sample DigCamp Schedule:
10:00 – Arrival, Health and Safety talk, Risk Assessment
10:30 – Intro to Archaeology and CyberDig object handling session
11:30 – Comfort break (15 -20 mins)
12:30 – Lunch and optional site tour
13:00 – Time to get dirty! You can do some digging, have a site tour, or try any of the other activities that our archaeologists are doing such as sieving, processing finds and drawing.
2:30 – Comfort break (30 mins)
4:00 – Tools down!
About DigVentures and DigCamp
DigVentures are a team of professional field and public archaeologists, plus the world’s most amazing archaeological dog! They have excavated on sites around the world, and work with heritage attractions, museums and schools to make archaeology more accessible to the public.