Alexandria Archaeology Summer Camp

Fun and informative experiences for young people. Work with professional archaeologists on a real site in Alexandria.

Page updated on May 21, 2020 at 9:42 AM

Alexandria Archaeology Summer Camp -- CANCELLED

Information for 2020

Alexandria Archaeology Summer Camp 2020 has been cancelled. It is not possible for campers to do hands-on work under careful supervision of staff while following CDC, state, and local guidelines. Next year’s camp will be widened to include campers age 12-16. Dates will be announced in January 2021. 

Summer Camp -- checking soil colors

WHAT: Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site! Learn professional excavating, recording, and artifact processing methods. Uncover Alexandria’s buried past while protecting the City’s valuable historic resources.

WHO: Ages: 12 - 15. Due to cancelling Summer Camp 2020, the Alexandria Archaeology Summer Camp 2021 will be broadened to include ages 12 – 16. 

WHEN: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day.

WHERE: The Alexandria Archaeology Museum, and a real archaeological site in Alexandria.

COST: $400 with available scholarships

REGISTRATION:   Camp 2021 dates will be announced in January. 

MORE INFO:  Read our  2019 Summer Camp Newsletter.