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Family Science Day

Dates: February/March 2019
Times: TBA
Cost: FREE
Grades: All ages
Location: Strand Union Ballrooms, Montana State University, Bozeman

Come experience Montana State University’s research at MSU Family Science Day (which was started as NanoDays in 2008). MSU faculty and students will showcase their research through educational hands-on activities. Participants can circulate at their own pace through a variety of engaging demonstrations and experiments in a science festival atmosphere.

Expanding Your Horizons in Math and Science (EYH)

EYH

Dates: Spring 2019
Cost: TBD
Grades: Girls 6-8
Location: Montana State University, Bozeman

This one-day conference includes hands-on workshops in the fields of math and science for girls in grades 6, 7, and 8. The purpose of the program is to encourage young women to participate in these academic areas.

 

Peaks and Potentials Camp

 Peaks & Potentials Camp

Dates: June 2019
Cost: TBD
Grades: 5-7 (in Fall 2019)
Location: Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

Peaks and Potentials summer enrichment camp gives high potential students the opportunity to explore special topics of interest and work with experts in various subject areas. Academic, recreational and social activities offer students a chance to interact with their peers and sample campus life. Students may stay on campus or commute each day.

 

MSU Explore: Earth & Space Science Camp

MSU Explore

Dates: Summer 2019
Cost: Free to accepted students
Grades: 6-8 (in Fall 2019)
Location: Montana State University, Bozeman

MSU Explore: Earth & Space Science Camp is a no-cost camp for students entering grades 6-8 in Fall 2016. It is a residential camp where participants will take workshops of their choice. Workshop topics may include black holes, life on Mars, weather and climate, microbes to gases, writing Sci-Fi stories and much more.

Students will also sample life on campus during recreational and social activities.

MSU Explore is for kids who may not have attended a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) camp or had access to an MSU opportunity like this before. Students from low-income families and communities, rural areas, or those who will be first in their family to attend college are highly encouraged to apply.

Students must complete an application and have two (2) adult references.

 

Yellowstone Writing Project's Youth Writing Camp

YWP

Dates: Summer 2019
Times: TBD
Cost: TBD
Grades: 5-12 (in Fall 2019)
Location: Montana State University, Bozeman

The Yellowstone Writing Project's Youth Writing Camp is a multi-day "unschooled" writing workshop for youth entering grades 5-12. Campers will write in multiple genres and share their writing within a supportive community of peers and licensed educators--the Yellowstone Writing Project teacher consultants.

The program includes walking field trips, writing games, and guidance and feedback throughout the writing process. The camp is led by Yellowstone Writing Project (YWP) Teachers and Jr. Counselors.

 

Minecraft Camp 101 

Minecraft

Dates: Session 1 and Session 2: Fall 2019
Times: TBD
Cost: Free to accepted applicants
Grades: 4-7 in Fall 2019
Location: Montana State University, Bozeman

The introduction to Minecraft camp will focus on an introduction to the Minecraft gaming platform and how it can be used to explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concepts.  Minecraft is an exciting, engaging, and flexible tool that engages students’ spatial skills, creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.  Each day, students will be led through a series of workshops where they craft their own world by completing a series of design challenges. Applicants need to know that this is a camp designed for Minecraft beginners.