Camps

Week-Long Summer Camps

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campinvention

June 11 – 15, 2018

All New Curriculum: Fast Forward!
Monday – Friday
9am – 3:30pm; $235
For kids entering Grades 1 – 6

Are you ready for robots, smart homes, magnetic slime and more? We sure hope so, because all of this and more is included in Camp Invention: Fast Forward! Your kids will have a blast!

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STEAMlab Summer Mini-Camps

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minecraftdesign

June 27 – 29

Tuesday – Thursday
9am – 3pm; $175
For Grades 3 – 5

Minecraft is a powerful tool used by design professionals. Dream it, build it! SOLD OUT!

robot

July 11 – 12

Tuesday – Wednesday
9am – 3pm; $125
For Grades 3 – 5

Learn the basics of robotics programming and test your robot in our massive maze! SOLD OUT!

stopmotion

July 24 – 25

Monday – Tuesday
9am – 3pm; $125
For Grades 3 – 5

We’re making movies the old fashioned way: one frame at a time. Simple methods, endless opportunities! SOLD OUT!

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. Once a summer, we host Camp Invention, which takes place at the Whittier School and is open to as many as 60 campers. This year, we’re also hosting one other off-site camp, Bozeman 3000 A.D., serving up to 36 children. Camps that are hosted here at CMB or in the STEAMlab are limited to 12 participants.

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 10 days of the camp start date will not be refunded. Cancellations made between 11 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.