Schedule for the 2018 Excavation Season at Biblical Shiloh

Overall Schedule: Last Updated 6/13/17 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE)

Wednesday May 16-Saturday May 19: ABR staff departs from the USA.

Sunday May 20 PM: Check in date for volunteers at the Ritz Hotel. Arrangements may be made for earlier check in at additional cost, but there is no guarantee of room availability. Check with ABR to confirm availability and pricing for early check in.

Sunday May 20: Dig Orientation 7-8 PM

Monday May 21-Friday May 25: Dig at Shiloh

Saturday May 26 -Free Day. One week diggers check out AM.

Sunday May 27: TBA Optional Touring

Monday May 28-Friday June 1: Dig at Shiloh

Saturday June 2: Free Day. Departing diggers check out AM from the Ritz Hotel.

Sunday June 3: TBA Optional Touring

Monday June 4 - Friday June 8: Dig at Shiloh

Saturday June 9: Free Day. Departing diggers check out AM from the Ritz Hotel.

Sunday June 10: TBA Touring

Monday June 11-Friday June 15 Dig at Shiloh

Saturday June 16- Departing diggers check out AM from the Ritz Hotel. Free day for post-dig tour participants.

Sunday June 17-Friday June 22 AM- Post Dig Touring.

Saturday June 23- Post Dig Tour Participants check out AM

Daily Dig Schedule

4:15 AM Breakfast
4:45 AM Load Bus
4:59 AM Depart for Site- bus ride includes a daily devotional.
5:50 AM Start Digging
10:30 AM Lunch on site
1:30 PM Pottery Washing on site
2:30 PM Depart Shiloh
3:30-7PM Rest, Free Time, Dinner at the Ritz Hotel
7-8 PM Evening Biblical Teaching as scheduled

Biblical Teaching Schedule 7-8 pm:  Subject to Change

May 20 (Sunday) – Orientation (Staff)
May 21 (Monday) –
May 22 (Tuesday) –
May 23 (Wednesday) –
May 24 (Thursday) – Graduation;
May 27 (Sunday) –  Brief Orientation for New Diggers;
May 28 (Monday) –
May 29 (Tuesday) –
May 30 (Wednesday) –
May 31 (Thursday) – Graduation;
June 3 (Sunday) – Brief Orientation for New Diggers;
June 4 (Monday) –
June 5 (Tuesday) –
June 6 (Wednesday) –
June 7 (Thursday) – Graduation;
June 10 (Sunday) – 
June 11 (Monday) –
June 12 (Tuesday) –
June 13 (Wednesday) –
June 14 (Thursday) –
June 15 (Friday) – Graduation; Debriefing (Staff)

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