Sunshine, summertime, and STEM.

 

Summer camps

Spend the summer as a scientist and explore the world around you!

Members-only camp registration opens February 1st, and general registration will open on February 15th.

Camp Pricing

Morning and/or Afternoon Camps
Camps run Monday - Thursday
Members: $165 per camp
Non-Members: $190 per camp

Mini Camps
Camps run Monday - Wednesday
Members: $70 per camp
Non-Members: $85 per camp

Cancellations made within 30 days of camp start date will forfeit the $80 deposit. No refunds will be issued for cancellations due to illness or a change in your summer plans. Campers must meet minimum age requirements before the first day of camp.

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July 29-August 1

NEW CAMP!

Carousel Critters Mini
Dates: July 29 - 31
Time: 8:30am - 11:00am
Location: The Great Northern Carousel*
Ages: 4 - 5
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Imagine if the critters of the Carousel could come alive! Preschoolers will explore a world where these classic creatures run, hop, swim and climb - and ride the Carousel in real life! *Please note that drop-off and pick-up will be at ExplorationWorks.

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.

Culinary Camp Jr.
Dates: July 29 - Aug 1
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 5 - 6
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Kindergartners are curious and eager to get into the action, making this an ideal age to get kids involved in the kitchen. From eating a rainbow, to cooking with acids and bases, this camp shows young chefs that science really cooks! (This camp is also offered August 5 - 8)

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


Practical Potions
Dates: July 29 - Aug 1
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 9 - 13
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Do you dream of being a mad scientist...but with a purpose? Impress your family and friends with homemade creations such as toothpaste, insect repellent, soap, laundry detergent,  bubble solution and ice cream. It’s all about science and fun when it comes to making practical potions! (This camp is also offered June 10 - 13)

NOTE: Only a few spots remain!


Tech Detectives
Dates: July 29 - Aug 1
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 7 - 9
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Decode the mysteries of circuits and robotics and become code-savvy with this camp for the curious! Young technology enthusiasts will learn the basics of robotics, build circuits, and dissect computers. What will you discover? (This camp is also offered June 17 - 20)

NOTE: Only a few spots remain!


Last Best Camp
Dates: July 29 - Aug 1
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 6 - 8
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Explorers, scientists, rockhounds and grizzlies all call Montana home! Investigate the wildlife, geology and adventure of Big Sky Country in this one-of-a-kind camp and discover why our place is the best place.

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


Molecular Mayhem
Dates: July 29 - Aug 1
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 9 - 13
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Join us this summer for our most explosive camp, Molecular Mayhem! Explore with our resident biochemist as she takes you through the mysteries of molecules, chemical curiosities, and atomic adventures! Expect NEW magical mixtures, colorful concoctions and explosive experiments in this awesomely fun program! (This camp is also offered July 8 - 11)

NOTE: Only a few spots remain!


EV3 Evolved
Dates: July 29 - Aug 1
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 10+
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Already know how to make and program EV3 robots? Want to see what else EV3 has in store? Do more with multi-switch, color and remote control. We’ll give you fun and exciting new challenges that evolve your understanding and experimentation with EV3.

Note: You must call to register for this camp. Previous EV3 experience required.

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


August 5-8

Birds, Beasts and Bugs Mini
Dates: Aug 5 - 7
Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Ages: 4 - 5
Cost:  $70 Members / $85 Non-Members
Creatures are the feature in this wild preschool camp! Young naturalists uncover the superpowers of reptiles, mammals, birds, amphibians, and even invertebrates. We’ll use our senses to find out what kind of fantastic beasts are hiding outside your door - and in our imaginations!

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


Experiment Extravaganza
Dates: August 5 - 8
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 6 - 8
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Are you always curious? Do you wonder, “what would happen if...”? Have you ever tried to turn your kitchen into a laboratory, or design your own experiments? For kids who never stop investigating, this camp is the scientific method at its best!

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


Intro to Robotics
Dates: Aug 5 - 8
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 7 - 9
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Thinking about exploring with robotics, but not sure where to start? This is the perfect class for you. Students use simplified starting builds to allow lots of time for robotics experimentation and play. (This camp also offered July 15 - 18)

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


Culinary Camp
Dates: Aug 5 - 8
Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm
Ages: 9  - 13
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Think you have the chops needed for this cooking extravaganza? We’ll put your cooking skills to the test by competing in cooking contests and preparing a family feast. Suit up with a spatula as your sword and an apron as your armor for this culinary adventure! (This camp is also offered July 8 - 11)

Note: This camp is not held at ExplorationWorks. Students must be dropped off and picked up at the Brondel Center in the Cathedral of St. Helena.

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


Culinary Camp Jr.
Dates: August 5 - 8
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 5 - 6
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Kindergartners are curious and eager to get in on the action, making this an ideal age to get kids involved in the kitchen. From eating a rainbow, to cooking with acids and bases, this camp shows young chefs that science really cooks!

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


Game On!
Dates: Aug 5 - 8
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 7 - 9
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
There’s more to sports and games than just fun and luck. In this action-packed camp, you’ll create your own electronic board game, learn video game coding, explore game theory and take home a DIY archery set! With science on your side, you’re always a winner.

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


SciGirls
Dates: August 5 - 8
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages:  10 +
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Inspired by the nationwide TV program, SciGirls, this camp lets girls work together to design inventions in fun and fabulous challenges. These hands-on, minds-on activities will stretch your creativity and problem-solving skills. As SciGirls, we’ll meet female engineers, experts, and researchers who help us take our experiments to the next level.

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


August 12-15

LEGO Creations Mini
Dates: Aug 12 - 14
Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Ages: 4 - 5
Cost:  $70 Members / $85 Non-Members
LEGOs are loved by people of all ages - including preschoolers! Construct contraptions, design your dream house, make magnificent monsters, and create LEGO scenes - plus enjoy free build time for your own LEGO creations!

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


Superhero Science
Dates: Aug 12 - 15
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 6 - 8
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Delve deep into the science behind super powers as we investigate the amazing abilities of Iron Man, Wonder Woman, the Flash and others. Explore magnetism with Magneto, extreme weather with Storm and animal wonders with Spiderman - then design your own superhero!

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


Daily Dissection
Dates: August 12 - 15
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 9 - 12
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
If you’re fascinated by the insides of organisms, this is the camp for you! In this class we’ll practice comparative anatomy as we perform daily dissections on a wide variety of items. Specimens could include sheep eyes, owl pellets, mice, turtles, and squirmy invertebrates.

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


Pirates Jr.
Dates: August 12 - 15
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 5 - 6
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Ahoy! We’re looking for swashbuckling girls and boys who are eager to earn their sea legs. When you join this crew, you’ll invent handy pirate tools, sail unsinkable ships, decipher treasure maps, and embark on treasure-hunting adventures. Be sure to bring your sunscreen, water bottle, and good walking shoes or you’ll be walking the plank!

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


Extreme Explorers
Dates: Aug 12 - 15
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 7 - 9
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
What do Vikings, scuba divers, cave explorers and pirates have in common? They’ll all take you on the adventure of a lifetime in this exciting camp that’s all about pushing humans to the limits!

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


3D Printing
Dates: August 12 - 15
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 10 +
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Ever wondered how a 3D printer works? What about designing your very own creation to be printed on a 3D printer? Learn computer-aided design (CAD) programming, experiment with different materials, and complete a different challenge every day! (This camp is also offered June 10 -13)

*Barring unforeseen technical difficulties, creations will be available for pick up the following week.

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


August 19-22

Kids Kicking Cancer Camp
Dates: Aug 19 - 22
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: All!
Cost: FREE!
The sixth annual KKCC will feature the “greatest hits” of our summer camp activities. Our goal is to give cancer patients and survivors a great opportunity to have adventures, do science, learn about themselves, and have fun. This camp is for kids who have beaten cancer or are currently in treatment, and their siblings. Please consult your doctor to make sure attending this camp is a safe decision.


B.E.S.T. Camp
Dates: Aug 19 - 22
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 6 - 9
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Our grand finale of Biology, Engineering, ‘Splosions and Tech! This camp is truly the best of the best – only the most fun, exciting and fascinating experiments of our summer science camps!

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


LEGO da Vinci
Dates: Aug 19 - 22
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 6 - 9
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest artists, thinkers and inventors that ever lived. His creations were the building blocks for modern technological inventions. In this camp you will channel your inner inventor using everyone’s favorite building material, LEGO, and tinker with your own creations.

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


Intro to Tetrix Robotics
Dates: Aug 19 - 22
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 11 +
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Let's take Robotics to the next level!  Each pair of students will build a heavy duty aluminum chassis and robotic arm, then learn how to use Java and WiFi to control it.  This gives roboticists a chance to understand the control systems used by real-world computer scientists and by programmers in the competitive high school league.  Previous robotics experience not required but is strongly recommended.

THIS CAMP IS FULL.
To get on the waiting list, please contact us at 406.457.1800 ext. 1.


for more information:

406.457.1800 ext. 1
info@explorationworks.org