Program check-in

Sunday, June 16

  • 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Resident Registration and Residence Hall 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. - 8:45 p.m. Commuter Pick-up at Roskie Residence Hall

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

Campus boundaries/curfews

  • Participants are required to stay on campus at all times unless they are with a Peaks class.
  • There will be a curfew and bed check each night at 9:30 p.m.
  • Counselors and the Camp Director will stay on the same residentce hall floors as the participants.
  • At check-in, participants will receive a room key from the residence hall front desk.
  • A $75 fee for lost keys and $25 for damaged keys will be billed to parents at check out.

Residence hall amenities

  • The residence hall provides bed linens, pillows, blankets, and towels.
  • Towels may be exchanged daily at the main desk.
  • Telephone is available at the front desk.
  • Long-distance calls from the front desk require a calling card or collect calls.
  • A limited supply of fans are available for rent at the front desk (first come, first served).
  • A limited number of mini fridges are available for a fee at the front desk (it may take 24 hours to receive one in the room, first come, first served).
  • Hall desks are open 23 hours daily and are closed from noon to 1:00 p.m. daily.


  • Residents will eat all meals in the Rendezvous Dining Pavilion.

Items to bring

  • Backpack and water bottle (participants will receive a P&P cinch pack and water bottle)
  • Clothing
  • Closed-toe street tennis shoes (or other closed-toe shoes) for all classes. Open-toed shoes/sandals are not permitted in the MSU laboratories and aren’t suitable for gym activities.
  • Sandals are permitted outside, but flip-flops can only be used in the showers.
  • Closed-toe tennis shoes are required for all workshops with a field trip.
  • Alarm clock (optional; counselors will wake students up each morning)
  • Blanket (optional; only needed if you like being extra warm at night)
  • Small fan (optional; limited supply available at the residence hall front desk, first come-first served basis)
  • Specific snacks (snacks may be provided in the evening before bed)
  • Rain jacket and/or umbrella
  • Warm jacket
  • Sandals for the showers
  • Sunscreen
  • A small amount of spending money for snacks, etc. (optional and no more than $25)

Items to leave at home

  • Your valuables! MSU is not responsible for the safety or loss of personal items.
  • Skateboards, bikes, and scooters – these items are not allowed.
  • 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


Program concludes at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 21.

Pick-up at Roskie Residence Hall.