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

Scholarships

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June 10-13

NEW CAMP!

Extreme Forts Jr.
Dates: June 10 - 13
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Location: The Bagel Company (735 Last Chance Gulch)
Ages: 6 - 9
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Take fort building to the next level! Train your brain to build with engineering challenges and learn the basics of architectural design. The final day brings it all together as we construct our own amazing forts! *Please note that this camp is held off-site. Drop-off and pick-up will be at the Bagel Company. There is no all-day option for this camp.

Prehistoric Party Mini
Dates: June 10 - 12
Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Ages: 4 - 5
Cost:  $70 Members / $85 Non-Members
Preschool paleontologists, dig this dino party! Your favorite dinosaurs come to life in this world of prehistoric pretend. We’ll imagine dinosaurs, create dinosaurs and become our favorite dinosaurs - it’s prehistoric paradise for young dinosaur lovers!

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


Potions!
Dates: June 10 - 13
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 6 - 8
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
One of our most popular camps! Become an amateur chemist and experiment with a wide variety of chemical creations. Play with surprising science as we make ooey-gooey polymers, colorful colloids and exciting chemical reactions. (This camp is also offered June 24 - 27)

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


Practical Potions
Dates: June 10 - 13
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 July 29 - Aug 1)

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


Take Flight
Dates: June 10 - 13
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 6 - 8
Cost: $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Are you fascinated by all things flying? Master the power of flight as you hover, glide and swoop your way through this (aero)dynamic camp. Investigate birds, planes, and ‘copters and take home your own flying creations engineered to defy gravity!

NOTE: Only a few spots remain! 


Engineer It!
Dates: June 10 - 13
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 7 - 9
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
In this camp the Engineering Design Process reigns supreme! Young problem-solvers are challenged to design incredible contraptions, then take their ideas from imagination to action. If you can dream it, you can invent it!

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


3D Printing
Dates: June 10 - 13
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 August 12 - 15)

*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.
 


June 17-20

Potions Mini!
Dates: June 17 - 19
Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Ages: 4 - 5
Cost:  $70 Members / $85 Non-Members
Preschoolers become mini chemists and experiment with a wide variety of messy chemical creations. Explore the scientific method as we make ooey-gooey polymers and amazing colorful concoctions!

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


Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!
Dates:  June 17 - 20
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages:  6 - 8
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Science and art collide in this creative camp. Come explore the imaginative side of science along with the explosive side of art! Wear your painting clothes and bring your curiosity for this blending of experimentation and creation.

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


Wilderness Survival
Dates: June 17 - 20
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 8 - 10
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Learn what it takes to stay alive and thrive outdoors, whether you’re a grizzly or a grade schooler! Learn about animal behavior and gain skills like compass orientation, shelter building and plant identification. We’ll explore the biology, geology, and ecology of Mount Helena. Campers will need water, good hiking shoes, sunscreen, snacks, and a comfortable pack to hold supplies on our outdoor adventures. (This camp is also offered June 24 - 27)

Note: This camp is not held at ExplorationWorks. Students must be dropped off and picked up at either Mt Helena trailhead or Spring Meadow State Park, 2 miles from ExplorationWorks.

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


Extreme Fort Building
Dates: June 17 - 20
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 9 - 13
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Take fort building to the next level! Train your brain to build with engineering challenges and learn the basics of architectural design. Collaborate with local engineers and architects to experience what it takes to build astounding structures.  The final day brings it all together as we construct our own amazing forts! (This camp is also offered June 24 - 27

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


Prehistoric Party
Dates:  June 17 - 20
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages:  6 - 8
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
If you think dinosaurs rock you need to come to this party! You’ll practice skills that paleontologists use to excavate and study fossils and imagine the lives of dinosaurs. Join us as we create prehistoric creatures, visit ancient Earth and much more as we dive into the distant past!

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


Tech Detectives
Dates: June 17 - 20
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
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 July 29 -August 1)

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


Intro to EV3 Robotics
Dates:  June 17 - 20
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 10 +
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Are you curious about robotics and want to try something new and exciting? Why not try EV3, Lego’s most advanced robotics platform? EV3 is more powerful and complex than NXT, allowing for advanced builds and sensors.  EV3 has interactive servo motors with built-in rotation sensors along with color sensor, gyro sensor, ultrasonic sensor, and touch sensors. (This camp is also offered July 8 - 11)

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


June 24-27

NEW CAMP!

Secret Agent
Dates: June 24 - 27
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Location: The Bagel Company (735 Last Chance Gulch)
Ages: 6 - 9
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
A criminal lurks in the shadows around The Bagel Company!  Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to enter the world of espionage as you race the clock to crack codes and unravel the mystery! *Please note that this camp is held off-site. Drop-off and pick-up will be at the Bagel Company. There is no all-day option for this camp.

Experiment Extravaganza Mini
Dates: June 24 - 26
Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Ages: 4 - 5
Cost:  $70 Members / $85 Non-Members
This preschool camp helps little scientists explore the power of curiosity as we use our senses to  observe and ask questions. Every experiment starts with wondering, “what would happen if…?”

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


LEGO Creations
Dates: June 24 - 27
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 6 - 9
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
LEGOs are loved by people of all ages. Let’s take that love of LEGOs to the next level! Construct contraptions, design your dream house, experiment with LEGO mini-fig physics - plus enjoy free build time for your own LEGO creations! (This camp is also offered July 15 - 18 and July 22 - 25)

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


Wilderness Survival
Dates: June 24 - 27
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 8 - 10
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Learn what it takes to stay alive and thrive outdoors, whether you’re a grizzly or a grade schooler! Learn about animal behavior and gain skills like compass orientation, shelter building and plant identification. We’ll explore the biology, geology, and ecology of Mount Helena. Campers will need water, good hiking shoes, sunscreen, snacks, and a comfortable pack to hold supplies on our outdoor adventures. (This camp is also offered June 17 - 20)

Note: This camp is not held at ExplorationWorks. Students must be dropped off and picked up at either Mt Helena trailhead or Spring Meadow State Park, 2 miles from ExplorationWorks.

NOTE: Only a few spots remain! 


Extreme Fort Building
Dates: June 24 - 27
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 9 - 13
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Take fort-building to the next level! Train your brain to build with engineering challenges and learn the basics of architectural design. Collaborate with local engineers and architects to experience what it takes to build astounding structures. The final day brings it all together as we construct our own amazing forts! (This camp is also offered June 17 - 20)

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

Potions!
Dates: June 24 - 27
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 6 - 8
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
One of our most popular camps! Become an amateur chemist and experiment with a wide range of exciting chemical reactions. Play with surprising science as we make ooey-gooey polymers, colorful colloids and exciting chemical reactions. (This camp is also offered June 10 - 13)

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


Animate
Dates: June 24 - 27
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 9 - 12
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Lights, camera, animate! Have you ever wondered how animation goes from pencil to TV screen? We start with the basics of hand-drawn animation and work toward stop motion, then use technology to create our own short films. (This camp is also offered July 15 - 18)

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


Tech Masters
Dates: June 24 - 27
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 10 +
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Do you find yourself fiddling with circuits or playing with programming? This camp is for the tech master interested in Raspberry Pi microcomputers, coding with Scratch, Sphero robotics, and learning the basics of programming through computer-aided design (CAD). (This camp is also offered July 22 - 25)

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


July 8-11

Incredible Critters Mini
Dates: July 8 - 10
Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Ages: 4 - 5
Cost:  $70 Members / $85 Non-Members
Preschoolers are fascinated by creatures large and small, and this camp gives them a chance to explore the world of wild things. Design a habitat, learn about animal adaptations, and use imagination to create your own fantastic beasts.

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


Animal Adventures
Dates: July 8 - 11
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 6 - 8
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
You’ll meet amazing LIVE animals in this brand-new camp, from fascinating exotics to adorable domestics. Become an expert in animal behavior, design the perfect habitat and meet professional animal handlers and caretakers.

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


Zoom Into Zoology
Dates: July 8 - 11
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 9 - 13
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Is a career with creatures on your horizon? Whether you dream of being a vet,  a wildlife biologist, or you just love animals, this brand-new camp is for you.  You’ll meet LIVE animals, from exotic to domestic, and the humans they work with. Act fast, this one is sure to fill quickly!

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


Culinary Camp
Dates: July 8 - 11
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 August 5 - 8)

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.


Force Academy
Dates: July 8 - 11
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 6 - 8
Cost: $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Padawans, come join the resistance and build your Jedi skills!  Explore the physics of space flight, the engineering of lightsabers and the chemistry of Jabba the Hutt’s slime. You may even meet a helpful droid!

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


Molecular Mayhem
Dates: July 8 - 11
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 29 - Aug 1)

NOTE: Only a few spots remain!


Intro to EV3 Robotics
Dates: July 8 - 11
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 10 +
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Are you curious about robotics and want to try something new and exciting? Why not try EV3, Lego’s most advanced robotics platform? EV3 is more powerful and complex than NXT, allowing for advanced builds and sensors.  EV3 has interactive servo motors with built-in rotation sensors along with color sensor, gyro sensor, ultrasonic sensor, and touch sensors. (This camp also offered June 17 - 20)

NOTE: Only a few spots remain!


July 15-18

NEW CAMP!

To Infinity and Beyond
Dates: July 15 - 18
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Location: The Bagel Company (735 Last Chance Gulch)
Ages: 6 - 9
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Come explore the final frontier known as space. Explore the enormity of the universe, create your own planet, make space suits and even eat some space food. To infinity and beyond is merely the beginning for this class! *Please note that this camp is held off-site. Drop-off and pick-up will be at the Bagel Company. There is no all-day option for this camp.

Outdoor Explorer Jr.
Dates: July 15 - 18
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 5 - 6
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Learn what it takes to bring science outdoors, a must for any active little scientist! Explorers will spend part of the time outside, playing animal games and learning plant identification, and learning to safely explore the living world.

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

SciGirls Jr.
Dates: July 15 - 18
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 7 - 9
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
SciGirls is the PBS show starring extraordinary real-life girls who love to create and experiment. In this camp, girls will learn how to apply the scientific method in fun, engaging challenges while meeting other science-loving girls. Come explore science with SciGirls Jr.!


Animate!
Dates: July 15 - 18
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 9 - 12
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Lights, camera, animate! Have you ever wondered how animation goes from pencil to TV screen? We start with the basics of hand-drawn animation, work toward stop motion, then use technology to create our own short films. (This camp is also offered June 24 - 27)

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


LEGO Creations
Dates: July 15 - 18
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 6 - 9
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
LEGOs are loved by people of all ages. Let’s take that love of LEGOs to the next level! Construct contraptions, design your dream house, experiment with LEGO mini-fig physics - plus enjoy free build time for your own LEGO creations! (This camp is also offered June 24 - 27 and July 22 - 25)

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


Intro to Robotics
Dates: July 15 - 18
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
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 Aug 5 - 8)

NOTE: Only a few spots remain!


Galaxy Explorers
Dates: July 15 - 18
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 9 - 12
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Is there life beyond our solar system? Can humans colonize other planets? Explore the cosmos while investigating extraterrestrial life-support systems, building rockets and designing a Mars habitat. Spaceships and rovers are only the beginning in this stellar camp!

NOTE: Only a few spots remain!


July 22-25

To Infinity, and Beyond! Mini
Dates: July 22 - 24
Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Ages: 4 - 5
Cost:  $70 Members / $85 Non-Members
Aspiring young astronauts and engineers will love this interstellar camp full of imagination and exploration. We’ll investigate the inner workings of the earth, soar through the solar system and make galactic creations.

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


Water Wonders
Dates: July 22 - 25
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 9 - 12
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
You’re sure to get your feet wet as we explore different streams and ponds on an aquatic expedition around Helena! Capture and identify the elusive creatures that live under and near the water, and learn what makes water healthy.  We’ll bring a few of our macroinvertebrates back to ExplorationWorks and magnify them on the big screen – you’ll be amazed!

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


To Infinity, and Beyond!
Dates: July 22- 25
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 6 - 8
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Come explore the final frontier known as space. Explore the enormity of the universe, create your own planet, play with toys, make space suits and even eat some space food. To infinity and beyond is merely the beginning for this class!

Secret Agent
Dates: July 22- 25
Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ages: 7 - 9
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
A criminal lurks in the shadows around ExplorationWorks!  Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to enter the world of espionage as you race the clock to crack codes and unravel the mystery!

NOTE: Only a few spots remain!


LEGO Creations
Dates: July 22 - 25
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 6 - 9
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
LEGOs are loved by people of all ages. Let’s take that love of LEGOs to the next level.  Construct contraptions, design your dream house, experiment with LEGO mini-fig physics - plus enjoy free build time for your own LEGO creations! (This camp is also offered June 24 - 27 and July 15 - 18)

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


Duct Tape Adventures
Dates: July 22 - 25
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 9 - 13
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Do you want to become a duct tape dynamo? Then join us and delve into the world of duct tape creations from survival gear to unique accessories.  Craft belts, wallets,, flip flops, canteens, and more! Can duct tape do everything? Let’s find out! (Spoiler: Yes, it can.)


Tech Masters
Dates: July 22 - 25
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages: 10 +
Cost:  $165 Members / $190 Non-Members
Do you find yourself fiddling with circuits or playing with programming? This camp is for the tech master interested in Raspberry Pi microcomputers, coding with Scratch, Sphero robotics, and learning the basics of programming through computer-aided design (CAD). (This camp is also offered June 24 - 27)

NOTE: Only a few spots remain!


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.

NOTE: Only a few spots remain!

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)


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)

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


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)


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.

NOTE: Only a few spots remain!


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)

NOTE: Only a few spots remain!


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.


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!

NOTE: Only a few spots remain! 


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!


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