Camps

Spring 2019 PIR Day Camps

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rainbow

Mon, Feb 18 | 9am-3pm

Grades 2+ | $75
Write all the colors of the rainbow using an Arduino and LEDs. Learn about programming and light diffraction at the same time! Click here to register!

robots

Thurs, April 11 & Fri, April 12 9am-3pm

Grades 2+ | $150
Learn how to program robots and make ’em dance across the floor! Special guest helpers will include members of the Sacajawea Robotics Team. Click here to Register!

catapults

Mon, April 22 | 9am-3pm

Grades 2+ | $75
Calling all student engineers from Belgrade! Come and build catapults with us in the STEAMlab. We’ll be experimenting with different shapes and sizes to see how far they launch. Click here to Register!

2019 Summer Camps

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stem

June 10-14 | 9am – 3pm

Grades 2+ | $275
Enjoy an entire week of camp fun and design challenges! Each day will be filled with interactive activities relating to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Click here to register.

spy

July 15-17 | 9am – 3pm

Grades 2+ | $195
How many ways can you code and decode, making and breaking secret messages? Learn about famous codes (and codebreakers) of the past and become a spy yourself!
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programmers

July 22 & 23 | 9am – 3pm

Grades 2+ | $150
We’ll open up a couple of different STEAMlab cabinets for this one! Learn to program all kinds of tech, from Scratch and mBots to trying out Inventor’s Kits and micro:bits.
Click here to register.

stem

Aug 12-16 | 9am – 3pm

Grades 2+ | $275
Enjoy an entire week of camp fun and design challenges! Each day will be filled with interactive activities relating to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Click here to register.

etextiles

Aug 26 & 27 | 9am – 3pm

Grades 2+ | $150
Sew circuits like a pro! If you like the idea of wearable circuits, then this is a great way to become a designer and creator of e-textiles — whether you know how to sew or not.
Click here to register.

STEAMlab Camps F.A.Q.s

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F.A.Q.s

Q. What does a typical day at camp look like?
A. Our camps are designed to provide a mix of creative opportunities, scientific exploration, teamwork, and individual activities to cater to different interests, learning styles, and personalities. Each day of camp includes includes team-building exercises, hands-on learning activities, walking field trips, and supervised free play. A typical schedule for a full-day camp for kids in grades K-5 might look like this:

8:45-9:00 – Drop Off
9:00-9:15 – Free Play/Icebreaker
9:15-10:45 – First Activity Period
10:45-11:00 – First Snack (BYO)
11:00-12:30 – Second Activity Period
12:30-1:30 – Lunch (BYO)/Outdoor Play
1:30-3:00 – Third Activity Period
3:00-3:15 – Pick Up

Q. How big are CMB camps?
A. Camps that are hosted here at CMB or in the STEAMlab are limited to 12 participants.

Q. Is there a member discount?
A. Yes! We offer a 10% discount on our camps with a current membership. Call (406) 522-9087 to get the promocode prior to registration.

Q. Are scholarships available for your camps?
A. Yes! We have a limited number of half-price scholarships available. Call (406)522-9087 for more info.

Q. What should my child bring to camp?
A. Children should bring their snacks and lunch, a water bottle, and play clothes appropriate for our changeable Montana weather.

Q. What is the CMB Summer Camp cancellation policy?
A. Cancellations made within 14 days of the camp start date will not be refunded. Cancellations made between 15 and 29 days prior to camp will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations made 30 days or more prior to camp will be refunded in full, less a $25 administration fee. Proration for partial or incompleted camps is not offered.