Summer Camps Around Bozeman
For some kids, one of the best parts about summer is going away or participating in a summer camp. With camps for music, art, recreation, and more, it seems there is a camp to suit nearly any interest. If you are looking for a summer camp in the Bozeman area this year, here are a few to check out:
Camp Agape is a 10-week summer day camp for children who are going into kindergarten through 7th grade. The camp is designed to offer a variety of engaging activities each day including hiking, field trips, singing, swimming, and crafts. Activity schedules are prepared for for each age group (grades K-2, 3-4, and 5-7) and a typical day at Camp Agape is from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information about Camp Agape, including fees and registration, visit campagapebozeman.com.
Gallatin Valley YMCA
The Gallatin Valley YMCA offers a Summer Adventure Day Camps for children who are in grades K-5. The camps are separated into age appropriate groups – K-2 and 3-5 to ensure the proper activities are provided for each age level. Camp activities are focused around literacy, math, art, and character building. The camps also includes snacks and lunch. Currently, the K-2 camps are full, but changes are occurring daily. Call 406-994-9622 for more information and to be put on the waiting list. Visit www.gallatinvalleyymca.org for more information about the day camps.
If your child loves to perform, be sure to check out Camp Equinox. Camp Equinox is a summer theatre day camp that teaches participants all about the theatre. Participants are introduced to everything from musical comedy to Shakespeare, film acting, mask-making, play writing, and more. Two sessions are available: June 15-July 9 and July 20-Aug.13. For more information, visit www.campequinox.com.
Montana Outdoor Science School
The Montana Outdoor Science School (MOSS) offers engaging and educational summer camps throughout the summer that explore the natural world in and around the Gallatin Valley. The camps are arranged by age group and include a variety of activities for students in grades K-8. For descriptions and additional information, visit www.outdoorscience.org.
Montana State University
The Office of Continuing Education at Montana State University is offering the following camps this summer:
Peaks and Potential
June 21-26; grades 5-7
Peaks and Potential is a residential/commuter camp designed for high ability/high potential students. Participants will select from a variety of workshops designed to provide academically-challenging opportunities.
Children’s Summer Sports Camps
June 15-July 2 and July 6-31; ages 5-11
Participants will get appropriate development instruction in a variety of sport-related activities, including basketball, swimming, soccer, and gymnastics. Sport-related skills will be emphasized for older children.
For more information about either camp, visit http://www.montana.edu/summer/youngpeople.html.
Children’s Museum of Bozeman
The Children’s Museum of Bozeman offers a variety of camps throughout the summer. Camps include summer science mini-camps, STEAMlab summer camps, and Camp Invention. For more information about each camp, including times, dates, and fees, visit http://www.cmbozeman.org/camps/.