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The Big Dig - Halloween Day Camp (Harold's Cross NS)

BIG DIG logoOur unique day camp provides a new and fascinating alternative to sports-themed camps and other school-break activities for children aged between 6 and 12 years old. If your child is a curious explorer with a thirst for knowledge about their past, why not let them try the School of Irish Archaeology? Our day camps are run only on specific days throughout the summer, and they introduce children to the mysteries and adventures of our past in a fun, practical and hands-on way.


  • The Big Dig - Viking House Excavation
  • Mini Dig & Artefact Display
  • Clay Pot Making
  • Historical Treasure Hunts
  • Leather Working
  • Archery
  • Archaeology Games
  • Post & Wattle Fence Making

Our Team

We have a team of qualified and very experienced teachers and archaeologists who have worked on numerous excavations throughout Ireland. Our staff are friendly, outgoing and have lots of experience when working with children.

Our Guarantee

The friendly environment and relaxing atmosphere of the camp allows the children to enjoy this unique experience by participating within groups, carrying out archaeological tasks and solving puzzles in a fun and creative manner.


“I am delighted to have the School of Irish Archaeology workshops  this year. It is the most engaging and exciting programme I have ever had in my class. I now have 27 budding archaeologists who absolutely love history."

Michelle Moriarty

Class Teacher Harold's Cross

Thanks for delivering such a great programme to the kids! I wish I had an opportunity to do activities like that when I was in school!

Class Teacher Harold's Cross'

Event Properties

Event Date 02-11-2017 10:30 am
Event End Date 02-11-2017 2:30 pm
Registration Start Date 29-08-2017 12:00 am
Capacity 52
Individual Price €30.00

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person(€)
1 30.00
2 30.00
3 30.00
4 30.00
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