Program check-in

Sunday, June 16

  • 6:30 p.m. Commuter Check-In at Roskie Residence Hall
  • 7:00 p.m. Mandatory Orientation for all parents and participants in Gaines Hall Room 101
  • 7:30 p.m. Campus Tour – all are welcome
  • Ice Cream Social - all are welcome
  • 8:30 p.m. Commuters head out

 NOTE: Dinner will not be served on Sunday night; please eat before you arrive.

Commuter information

  • Commuters may be dropped off each morning at the Rendezvous Dining Pavilion between 8:00 m. and 8:15 a.m.
  • Commuter students may only leave the program at 5:00 p.m. or 8:30 p.m. daily.
  • 5:00 p.m. commuter pick-ups will be at Rendezvous Dining Pavilion. The 8:30 p.m. pick-up will be at the Roskie Residence Hall Lobby. Other pick-ups or drop-offs must be arranged with Kathleen Linder, Camp Director. Please text or call 406-836-2085.
  • Please note that a photo ID may be required to pick up the participant.


  • As MSU lab policy requires, participants must wear closed-toe shoes (tennis shoes are fine) during classes.
  • Sandals are permitted, but flip-flops are not allowed.


  • Commuters have two meal options: five lunches, or five lunches and four dinners. All meals should be pre-paid with other registration and activity fees.
  • Meals will be in the Rendezvous Dining There is a variety of choices for each meal.

Campus boundaries

  • Students must remain on campus at all times unless they are with a Peaks class or counselor.

Checklist of things to bring each day

  • Backpack and water bottle (participants will receive a P&P cinch pack and water bottle)
  • Towel
  • Wear tennis shoes (or other closed-toe shoes) to classes and group activities. Open-toed shoes/sandals are not permitted in the MSU laboratories and aren’t suitable for gym
  • Sandals are permitted, but flip-flops are not
  • Closed-toe tennis shoes are required for all workshops with a field trip.
  • Recreational clothes
  • Notebook, pencils, and pens
  • Rain jacket and/or umbrella
  • Warm jacket
  • Sunscreen
  • A small amount of spending money for snacks, etc. (optional & no more than $5/day)

Items to leave at home

  • All valuables! MSU is not responsible for the safety or loss of personal
  • Skateboards or scooters - these items are not allowed. Bikes may be locked at the dorm (you must provide your own lock) but may not be used during workshops or organized activities. A parent/guardian/approved adult must still check out campers using bikes.
  • No electronic devices (new policy) unless pre-approved by camp staff.

Peaks & Potentials contact information

  • Academic Technology and Outreach Main Desk: (406) 994-6550
  • Tricia Bailey, Continuing and Professional Education Development Manager: (406) 994-6633 or 

Daily drop-off and pick-up

  • Daily drop-off between 8:00 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. at Rendezvous Dining Pavilion
  •  Daily pick-up at 5:00 p.m. at Rendezvous Dining Pavilion
  •  Daily pick-up at 8:30 p.m. at Roskie Residence Hall
  •  Pick-up time on Friday, June 21, 4:00 p.m. at Roskie Residence Hall