Summer Field School: Excavate at Akko in Israel

Akko -- Three ImagesWould you like to take a 2-credit archaeological excavation course (CLCV 300) this summer? The link to the Trinity website for the dig is The precise fee has not yet been determined, but will probably be around $6000 and includes tuition, room, all meals (unless you choose to eat out occasionally at one of Akko’s many great restaurants), field trips, equipment, supplemental insurance, laundry, sheets, towels, cleaning, and the end-of-season party at local restaurant. We stay at the Israeli Naval Academy in dorm rooms that are air-conditioned quads, each with a private bathroom.Photo from Evan Taylor -- Jesse and Zach at Dinner

You might also like to look at our photographer’s slideshow from this past summer:

Akko — Acre in the Middle Ages — is one of the oldest continuously inhabited sites in the world. It has yielded material dating from the early Bronze Age through Greek and Roman antiquity and the Middle Ages to the present.

2014 dates:
Student arrival date at Nautical Academy: Sunday June 29th (departing from the US on Saturday June 28th) Student departure date from Nautical Academy: Saturday July 26th.

For questions, contact Martha Risser (

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