Kids Dig It! Squire Academy

Get your kids out of the house and send them back in time. Your squire will learn about heraldry, train like a knight, and become an archer.

Program will run from 10am – 2pm and is for 8-12 year old children. You can drop your kids off so you can do some Christmas shopping in peace.

Tickets: $55 excluding lunch






Drop Off

Parents can drop children off at the museum entrance. Parents are welcome to stay or go.

10:00 – 10:30

Stained glass tour

Children will head into the church to see the collection of stained glass windows. They will learn how they were made and what their purpose was in the Middle ages. Heraldry can be seen in these windows which will be discussed.

10:30 – 11:00

Designing their own heraldry

Taking knowledge of the window heraldry, children will design their own heraldry that is inspired by their family, their personality and medieval imagery.

11:00 – 11:30

Painting their own shield

Children will take their heraldry and paint it onto a wooden shield they will take home.

11:30 – 12:00

Daily training

Children will be put through their paces on an obstacle course. This course replicates the daily training a page would go through.

12:00 – 12:30

Sword training

Children will learn a few basic skills in sword play.

12:30 – 1:00


BYO lunch

1:00 – 1:30

Archery training

Children will learn and practice the art of archery. Traditional long bows will be used.

1:30 – 2:00


Pick up

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Booking Notes

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Tuesday 17th December 10:00am
Tuesday 17th December 2:00pm


Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology 63 The Abbey Pl, Caboolture, Queensland 4510


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