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Register today to join the Azekah team on their eight season, July 20-August 25

Team members are welcome to choose when they would like to join us. Due to the nature of the excavation, the minimum period of stay is two weeks. You can elect to participate for all four weeks of the season, or you may select individual weeks in which to participate

Excavating at Azekah costs 2600 NIS per week, which includes accommodation in a shared room with air conditioning and ensuite bathroom, meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), transportation to and from site, guest lectures, classes, tours and more! This fee does not cover accommodation or food over the weekend (Thursday night to Saturday afternoon), or flights to Israel. We also highly recommend that you personally acquire travel insurance to ensure you are covered for all possible costs.

Price Per Week
1 Week2,600 NIS (~750 USD)
2 Weeks5,200 NIS (~1500 USD)
3 Weeks7,800 NIS (~2250 USD)
4 Weeks10,000 NIS (~3000 USD)

Those who have already excavated at Azekah before, or who are a student of a partner university, may be eligible for a discount. Contact our administrators to learn more.

After submitting your application, we will be in touch with additional information regarding payment, your arrival in Israel and life at Azekah! Application forms should be submitted no later than June 1, 2020, in order to guarantee your place on the excavation. Feel free to contact us at azekah.excavations@gmail.com if you have any questions


Our Cancellation Policy

We completely understand that life can change suddenly and force people to cancel their excavation reservation. As a result, there are three different times in the year that volunteers can cancel.

Cancellation before May 15: A full refund, minus a $50 USD registration and banking fee.
Cancellation from May 15 to June 30: A full refund, minus a $100 cancellation fee for each week, and a $50 USD registration and banking fee.
Cancellation after July 1: A full refund, minus a $200 cancellation fee for each week, and a $50 USD registration and banking fee.


Application Form


1. Personal Information

2. Emergency Contact Information

3. Excavation Participation

4. Terms and Conditions

By submitting this form, I acknowledge that:

  • I am physically and mentally able to participate in the Tel Azekah excavation, and acknowledge that there are certain risks involved in such activities.
  • I will be insured under a valid medical insurance policy throughout the entire span of my excavation period, and I confirm that my medical insurance covers any damage that I may be subjected to as a result of my presence on a archaeological site.
  • In the event of an emergency in which I, or my emergency contact, cannot be reached, I authorize the adult leaders to make medical decisions for me, and to administer first aid if deemed necessary.
  • I have read and agree to the cancellation policy outlined above.

After registering, you will view a confirmation of your registration on this page. Please print out your registration information for your records.

Your registration information will have been sent to the Azekah administration. You should expect to receive an email from an Azekah administrator within a week. If you do not receive a follow up confirmation from us, please contact us directly at azekah.excavations@gmail.com


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