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Volunteer 2023

Castra Legionis VI Ferrata Excavations
Directed by: Matthew J. Adams, Yotam Tepper
Assistant Director Mark Letteney

2023 Program Details

Come Dig With Us!

24 June - 20 July 2023


Volunteers of all ages,

nationalities, and experience welcome.

Field School Credit 

Undergraduate Field School Credit
Available through
The University of Hawaii

How to Join

Want to Join Us?

Learn How to Apply Quickly Following the Guide Below

Learn what it's like to live on the dig Here

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Complete the Online Application Form

Deadline for enrollment in the Credit Course - March 1 2023.

Volunteer applications will be accepted - 1 June 2023.



Receive Decision By Email Within 10 Days!

In the Summer of 2019, the Jezreel Valley Regional Project returned to Legio, the base of the Roman VIth Ferrata Legion, for its 4th excavation season. Spend two weeks with the team over 45 minutes to see what life is like on an excavation in Israel!

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Join Our Social Media!

Join our Facebook group “JVRP 2023”         and ‘like’ the “Jezreel Valley Regional Project” Facebook page        , where you can meet other volunteers, chat about this summer’s excavations, make friends, and ask advice from our experienced team members. Follow us on Twitter        for exciting updates and a personal glimpse into life on a dig.

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Submit Final Payment Due  June 1st.

Visit the JVRP Webstore hosted by American Archaeology Abroad


Mail check payable to American Archaeology Abroad to:

American Archaeology Abroad

5920 E West Miramar Dr
Tucson, AZ 85715


Complete Required Forms Due June 1st.

Email Proof of Medical Insurance, Medical Form, and Liability Release Form to


Make Travel Arrangements!

Plan on arriving in Israel by June 24 by 4pm, the dig’s start date, and departing on the dig’s end date July 21. If you want to arrive a day or two early or stay a day or two later, an additional room fee will be charged (contact us for pricing).

A bus to the kibbutz from either the bus station in Tel Aviv or Ben Gurion airport will be arranged for June 24 at 5pm. Email and Social Media will provide bus details closer to date. A bus from the kibbutz to Ben Gurion airport will be arranged for mid-morning on July 21.

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