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Family Science Night

Dates: Monday, March 28, 2022
Times: 5pm to 7pm
Cost: FREE
Grades: All ages
Location: Strand Union Ballrooms, Montana State University, Bozeman

Come experience Montana State University’s research at MSU Family Science Night. 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.

One-day Conference in Math and Science for Middle School Girls


Dates: April 9, 2022

This one-day conference will include 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.

Formerly known as Expanding Your Horizons, a new name for this program is in the works!

Peaks and Potentials Camp

 Peaks & Potentials Camp

Dates: June 12-17, 2022
Cost: Commuter with lunch only - $499
Commuter with lunch and dinner - $559
Resident - $699
Grades: 5-7 (in Fall 2022)
Location: Montana State University, Bozeman

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.

Yellowstone Writing Project's Rural Journalism Camp

Dates: Tentatively July 10-15, 2022
Cost: Free to accepted students
Grades: 9-12 (in Fall 2022)
Location: Montana State University, Bozeman

The Rural Journalism Camp, a weeklong, residential experience, immerses rural high school students in the theory and practice of daily journalism. Students will explore relevant issues facing American journalists today and also develop skills of the craft by covering a variety of actual news events throughout the Bozeman area. Upon leaving camp, students will return to their home communities and develop a journalistic piece that sheds light on a significant aspect of life within their communities.

Yellowstone Writing Project's Youth Writing Camp


Dates: July 11-15, 2022
Times: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Friday Showcase at 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Early Bird Commuter (though May 27) - $250
Regular Commuter (after May 27) - $275
Resident (July 10-15) - Price TBA
Grades: 5-12 (in Fall 2022)
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 in Fall 2022. 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 junior counselors.

Montana Models

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Dates: July 19-23, 2022 
Cost: Free to accepted applicants 
Grades: 7-10 (in Fall 2022)
Location: Montana State University, Bozeman

Montana Models is a four-night summer camp for groups of middle and high school youth from rural Montana. They use mathematical modeling to understand their world and solve problems that are important to them and their communities. Montana Models is for teams of youth entering grades 7th through 10th in the fall 2022, and is a collaboration between Montana communities, Montana 4-H, and the mathematical sciences faculty from Montana State University and the University of Montana.

MSU Explore: Earth & Space Science Camp

MSU Explore

Dates: July 19-24, 2022
Cost: Free to accepted students
Grades: 6-8 (in Fall 2022)
Location: Montana State University, Bozeman

MSU Explore: Earth & Space Science Camp is a no-cost camp for students entering grades 6-8 in Fall 2022. 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.