Family Dig It Weekend
August 8-9, 2015


Family Dig It Weekend is the perfect opportunity for families to explore science, archeology, and prehistoric lifeways in an overnight adventure!


The Program: The program runs from 10:00 am Saturday to 10:00 am Sunday. Tuition is $50 per adult and $75 per child, and covers room, supplies, instruction, and the opportunity to excavate an archeological site! Program includes excavations , artifact washing, and learning how people lived in the past. View the 2014 example schedule.

Food is not included in the program. Please bring your own. We have refrigerators, a microwave, and a campfire area perfect for a cookout—or dine at a local restaurant. Each family will have their own room in our dormitory.

Who May Enroll: Children ages 7-13 and their families and guardians. Children under the age of 7 are probably not ready for this program.


Enrollment Process: Click here to download the Family Dig It Weekend Enrollment Form.

You must also complete an Adult Medical Form or a Student Medical Form for each individual participating.

Upon receipt, we will send you a confirmation by email, a packet of additional information, and instructions for payment. Either full payment or a 30% deposit will secure your spot in the program.

If you have not received confirmation, we have not received your application!

Please note: If you submitted via the web form and did not receive confirmation, we do not have your application. You must resubmit using the PDF form(s). An ongoing problem with our site destroyed some applications unfortunately. We apologize for the inconvenience.

During Family Dig It Weekend, students learn to work with clay

Registration for the program closes one week prior to the start of the program. Register early to reserve a space for your family. Enrollment is limited to 15 people.

If you have any questions, please contact the CAA at or 618-653-4316 for more information.