Archaeology Camp @ King John's Castle

Tuesday 23rd - Friday 26th July @ 10am - 3pm
  • Archaeology Camp King John's Castle

This summer explore Limerick’s hidden past at King John’s Castle. Our camps provide a new and fascinating alternative to sports-themed camps and other school-break activities for children aged between 7 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 camps are run all year round, and they introduce children to the mysteries and adventures of our past in a fun, practical and hands-on way.

We use our ‘interactive’ approach to ensure your children get lots of time outdoors. As well as taking part in excavations and exciting historical quests in places like Limericks Medieval Quarter and St Mary’s Cathedral, children will also get to visit important archaeological and historical sites such as Lough Gur, Bunratty Castle, Caherconnel Stone Fort and Craggaunown, to name a few.


  • Viking House Excavation
  • Ancient Technologies & Crafts
  • Historical Quests
  • Archaeology Excursions
  • Medieval Combat & Weaponry
  • Archaeology Games
  • Environmental Archaeology Workshop
  • Viking Runes

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 summer 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.

Organiser: The School of Irish Archaeology

Limerick City
King John's Castle
King John's Castle, King’s Island, Limerick
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