Join the Dig

Ever dreamed of being an archaeologist?

Come join us for a season on the Bethsaida Excavations Project and set your inner archaeologist free!

No matter your age, profession, or education, you can help bring history to life during the Bethsaida Excavations Project.

You will discover more than the ancient past. At the Bethsaida Excavations Project we make friendships that last a lifetime. Many of our staff and volunteers return year after year as they value the rich community that has formed around this project.

Daily Schedule

Work days at Bethsaida are Monday through Friday. A typical work day looks like this:

  • 5:30 a.m.  Daily work begins
  • 9 a.m.  Breakfast at the site
  • 1 p.m.  Lunch at the kibbutz
  • 4:30 p.m.  Lab works “pottery reading”
  • 7 p.m.  Dinner
  • 8 p.m.  Lecture