Family Dig It Weekend
August 6-7, 2016

Screening soil

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


Family Dig it Weekend runs from 10:00 am Saturday to 10:00 am Sunday. Tuition is $50 per adult (18+) and $75 per child (7-17), 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.


Participants stay in one of the CAA’s dormitories while in residence. Dormitories are basic, bunkhouse-style living facilities without TV or internet. Rooms are at minimum double occupancy with a maximum occupancy of four. Each family will have their own room(s) in our dormitory.

Food is not included in the program. Participants may bring their own or dine in a local restaurant. We have refrigerators, a microwave, and a campfire area perfect for a cookout.


How to Enroll

Click here to download the Family Dig It Weekend Application.

You must also complete an Adult Medical Form or a Youth 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!

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.