Family Dig It Weekend
August 6-7, 2016


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:

We are currently updating the site for the 2016 season. Applications will be available in December 2015!

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.