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GLACIER SUMMER CAMP

Glacier Camp and Presbyterian Conference Center sits beside beautiful Flathead Lake at exit 93 on Highway 93. There is a boat dock where all can enjoy the water either in the swimming area or with canoes, kayaks and a few good jumps on the super water trampoline. There is also a volleyball and a basketball court, a rope challenge course, archery, amphitheater, picnic and fire pit areas along with endless trails for hiking and horseback riding.

Enroll in one or more of our scheduled weeks of summer camp, June 24 through July 27. Summer Adventures Day Camp is for children ages 6-10. The Primary Camp for children ages 8-11, Junior High for children ages 11-14, and High School are available. We have added a quilt/sewing class, Bits & Peacing. Some scholarships available. All of our programs focus on faith, friendships and fun. Contact Glacier Camp by phone: (406) 844-2114, by email: info@glaciercamp.org or visit online at www.glaciercamp.org.

COHESION DANCE PROJECT SUMMER WORKSHOP

Being held June 11-14. Join talented instructors from across Montana and the region for an exciting week of dance, music an artistic integration! Welcoming all experience levels, morning sessions will integrate movement art with musical score creation, poetry, visual art, and more, while afternoon technique class will focus on jazz and modern contemporary dance styles. Workshop is located at Cohesion Center for Dance and the Arts, 1020 Argyle St. Registration available online at cohesiondance.org or call 4Tanya Call at 406-422-0830 with questions.

Full Day Workshop (ages 7-adult)

9:00 a.m. – 4p.m. ($300)

Half Day Morning (ages 7-adult)

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ($150)

• Movement and arts integration (combining dance techniques with visual art, poetry, music and more)

• Music and arts integration (combining musical score creation, based on sound, rhythm, and movement art, with visual art, poetry and more)

Half Day Afternoon (ages 7-adult)

1:00-4:00p.m. ($150)

Jazz and modern/contemporary dance technique

RHYTHM DRUMS SUMMER CAMP

Children ages 4-12 are invited to join Chet Leach (aka Mr. Chet) for a week long drum camp in Helena June 25-29 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. each day. These summer camps will include drumming from Africa,

Brazil, Cuba, and Egypt. Your child will learn about world culture through storytelling, games and of course lots of DRUMMING!

Rhythms Camp price is $165. Early registration by May 1st is just $150. Sibling discounts and scholarships are available. To register your child for this fun, cultural, rhythmic event, please go to rhythmdrums.com and click on Summer Camps. Call 406.580.8229 for more information.

MONTANA NATURAL RESOURCES YOUTH CAMP

Being held July 15-20. Drop the Wii and get in the woods! Summer Camp in Montana for all youth ages 14-18. A wonderful opportunity to get the kids outside where learning and recreation come together, to foster understanding and instill appreciation for the natural amenities of Montana. Campers attending the Montana Natural Resources Youth Camp spend one week at the Lubrecht State Forest east of Missoula learning about forestry, water, soils, geology, range, wildlife, recreation and having fun. The camp is open to all youth entering grades 10-12. Information and Applications can be found at www.mnryc.org.

BABYLON VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Attend vacation bible school at Life Covenant Church on June 18—22. The camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day. Registration starts May. Call 406-442-6813 for more information or to register.

SLEEPING GIANT LANES BOWLING CENTER SUMMER CAMP

This camp will run during the weeks of June 8-12, July 9-13 and July 16-20, August 6-10, and August 13-17. These sessions will all run from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The camp will be held on the premises of Sleeping Giant Lanes. Activities will include bowling, bowling instruction, and mini golf. For more information, call 406-442-2695 and ask for Ron.

LAST CHANCE MUSIC CAMP

Last Chance Music Camp offers small group instruction and ensemble work for young musicians who are entering 6th-12th grades. This year, a highly qualified staff of local music instructors will offer Orchestra, Band, Chorus, Jazz Band, Rock Band, and more! This two week camp provides an opportunity for budding musicians to get a head start on their chosen instrument before middle school, or for those who are more experienced players, an opportunity to work on challenging music in a skillfully led and student focused music education environment. Last Chance Music Camp is located at Helena Middle School and will run from June 11-22, 2018. Contact Kevin Cleary (kcleary@helenaschools.org) or Tyson Reiter (treiter@helenaschools.org) for more information.

REACH HIGHER MONTANA

Reach Higher Montana is providing their Get a Jump on Scholarships club this summer for high school juniors and seniors. During the club, student will meet with us and fill our scholarships every week for two hours. We will also provide tips on scholarship essay writing, volunteering, reference letters and other college access tips. There will be four sessions offered with all being held at from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lewis and Clark Library. The club is open to a total of 40 students and we will have a drawing for one $500 scholarship at the end of the summer.

Session 1: June 19-21

Session 2: June 26-28

Session 3: July 10-12

Session 4: July 17-19

For additional information or to register, please call Marti Johnson at Reach Higher Montana at 406-422-1275 extension 802.

MDT AVIATION CAREER EXPLORATION (ACE) ACADEMY

JUNE 19—20

The Montana Department of Transportation, Aeronautics Division, is hosting a camp for high school students in Helena on June 26-27. It is called the Aviation Career Exploration (ACE) Academy. The two-day resident camp will immerse students in wide ranging aspects of aeronautics. More details to be released soon on the MDT website. For more information, contact Jake Hemphill, Safety and Education Bureau Chief for questions at 406-444-9568.

CAMP MARSHALL

Put on by the Episcopal Diocese of Montana, Camp Marshall includes a series of residential summer camps for youth and families. Camp Marshall is set on 26 acres of land adjacent to Flathead Lake on the Flathead Indian Reservation. The 2018 camp and includes the following sessions:

Grace Camp (June 17-22): for rising 3rd—8th graders with an incarcerated parent (no cost and transportation is provided by request)

• Jr. Middler 1 (June 24-29): for rising 3rd—8th graders ($380)

• Mini Grace Camp (July 2-6): for rising 3rd—8th graders with an incarcerated parent (no cost and transportation is provided by request)

• Junior High Adventure (June 30-July 3): Camping and paddling for rising 6—8th graders ($280)

• Jr. Middler 2 (July 8-13): For rising 3rd—8th graders ($380)

• Senior High Camp (July 15-21): For rising 9th—12th graders ($400)

• Family Camp (July 22-27): For families ($600/cabin)

• Adventure Week (July 22-27): camping and paddling for rising 9th—12th graders ($400)

To register, please visit campmarshallmontana.org or call camp registrar, Jill Sallin, at 406-442-2230 X101.

EXPLORATIONWORKS

ExplorationWorks, located at 995 Carousel Way, offers a great variety of learning camps for kids in the summer. Pre-registration is required for all Exploration Works summer camps. There is an $80 non-refundable deposit for each class. Cost for morning and/or afternoon camps is $165 for members and $190 for non-membrs. Cost for Mini camps is $70 for members and $85 for non members. Full payment is due one week before the first scheduled class. Online registration is encourage. To register, please visit www.explorationworks.org/summer-camps. For more information, call 406-457-1800.

JUNE 11-14 CAMPS

Potions Mini

Dates: June 11-14

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Ages: 4-5

Preschoolers become mini chemists and experiment with a wide variety of messy chemical creations. Meet the scientific method as we make ooey-gooey polymers and amazing colorful concoctions!

Potions

Dates: June 11-14

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Ages: 6-8

One of our most popular camps! Become an amateur chemist and experiment with a wide range of exciting chemical reactions. Play with surprising science as we make ooey-gooey polymers, colorful colloids and exciting chemical reactions. (This camp is also offered June 25 - 28.)

Practical Potions

Dates: June 11-14

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Ages: 9-13

Can you beat the summer heat using household ingredients? Have you ever wanted to make your own cleaning supplies and soap? Answer these questions and impress your family and friends with your homemade creations such as toothpaste, insect repellent, soap, laundry detergent, bubble solution and ice cream. It’s all about science and fun when it comes to making practical potions! (This camp is also offered July 30 - Aug 2.)

Take Flight

Dates: June 11-14

Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Ages: 6-8

Are you fascinated by all things flying? Master the power of flight as you hover, glide and swoop your way through this exciting new camp. Investigate birds, planes, and ‘copters and take home your own flying creations engineered to defy gravity!

Tech Detectives

Dates: June 11-14

Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Ages: 67-9

Decode the mysteries of circuits and LEGO robotics and become tech detectives with this new camp! Young technology enthusiasts will learn the basics of robotics, build circuits, and dissect computers. What will you discover? (This camp is also offered June 18 - 21.)

3D Printing

Dates: June 11-14

Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Ages: 9-12

Ever wondered how a 3D printer works? What about designing your very own creation to be printed on a 3D printer? Learn computer-aided design (CAD) programming, experiment with different materials, and complete a different challenge every day! (This camp is also offered July 16 - 19.)

*Note: 3-D Printing Camp creations will be printed the week after camp concludes.

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Prehistoric Party Mini

Dates: June 18-21

Time: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Ages: 4-5

Preschool paleontologists, dig this dino party! Your favorite dinosaurs come to life in this world of prehistoric pretend. We’ll imagine dinosaurs, create dinosaurs and become our favorite dinosaurs - it’s prehistoric paradise for young dinosaur lovers!

Prehistoric Party

Dates: June 18-21

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages 6-8

If you think dinosaurs rock you need to come to this party! You’ll practice skills that paleontologists use to excavate and study fossils and imagine the lives of dinosaurs. Join us as we create prehistoric creatures, visit ancient Earth and much more as we dive into the distant past!

Extreme Fort Building

Dates: June 18-21

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages 9-12

Take fort-building to the next level! Train your brain to build with engineering challenges and learn the basics of architectural design. Collaborate with local engineers and architects to experience what it takes to build astounding structures. The final day brings it all together as we construct our own amazing forts! (This camp is also offered July 9 - 12.)

Full Steam Ahead

Dates: June 18-21

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Ages 6-8

Science and art collide in this creative camp. Come explore the imaginative side of science along with the explosive side of art! Wear your painting clothes and bring your curiosity for this blending of experimentation and creation.

Tech Detectives

Dates: June 18-21

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Ages 7-9

Decode the mysteries of circuits and LEGO robotics and become tech detectives with this new camp! Young technology enthusiasts will learn the basics of robotics, build circuits, and dissect computers. What will you discover? (This camp is also offered June 11 - 14.)

Intro to EV3 Robotics

Dates: June 18-21

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Ages 10+

Are you curious about robotics and want to try something new and exciting? Why not try EV3, Lego’s most advanced robotics platform? EV3 is more powerful and complex than NXT, allowing for advanced builds and sensors. EV3 has interactive servo motors with built-in rotation sensors along with color sensor, gyro sensor, ultrasonic sensor, and touch sensors. (This camp is also offered August 13 - 16.)

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Curious About Canines Mini

Dates: June 25-28

Time: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Ages: 4-5

Monday-Wednesday

Young dog-lovers will explore the sensory world of dogs through art and inquiry. Discover how to safely meet our furry friends and imagine what it would be like to see through the eyes of a dog. Woof!

Curious About Canines

Dates: June 25-28

Time: 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Ages: 6-8

Humans and canines make an amazing team. Dogs can search for lost hikers, sniff out contraband, apprehend criminals, and perform incredible feats of agility. In this camp, you’ll meet these dogs and their humans - plus make your own dog toys and explore the canine world!

Outdoor Explorers

Dates: June 25-28

Time: 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Ages: 8-10

Learn what it takes to stay alive and thrive outdoors, whether you’re a grizzly or a grade schooler! Learn about animal behavior and gain skills like compass orientation, shelter building and plant identification. We’ll explore the biology, geology, and ecology of Mount Helena. Each day, students will need water, good hiking shoes, sunscreen, snacks, and a comfortable pack to hold supplies on our outdoor adventures. (This camp is also offered July 16 - 19.)

*Note: This camp is not held at ExplorationWorks. Students must be dropped off and picked up at either Mt Helena trailhead or Spring Meadow State Park, 2 miles from ExplorationWorks.

*Note: There is no all day option for this camp.

Wonderful World of Dogs

Dates: June 25-28

Time: 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Ages: 9-12

Dog lovers unite! Explore how dogs have changed over time to become the amazingly diverse companions we know and love. Learn about the physical characteristics of working dogs that make them suitable for their particular jobs. Guest speakers visit the class to do demonstrations and answer questions about our favorite four-legged friends.

Potions

Dates: June 25-28

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 6-8

One of our most popular camps! Become an amateur chemist and experiment with a wide range of exciting chemical reactions. Play with surprising science as we make ooey-gooey polymers, colorful colloids and exciting chemical reactions. (This camp is also offered June 11 - 14.)

Animate

Dates: June 25-28

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 9-12

Lights, camera, animate! Have you ever wondered how animation goes from pencil to TV screen? We start with the basics of hand-drawn animation and work toward stop motion, then use technology to create our own short films. (This camp is also offered July 9 - 12.)

Tech Masters

Dates: June 25-28

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 10+

Do you find yourself fiddling with circuits or playing with programming? This camp is for the tech master interested in Raspberry Pi microcomputers, coding with Scratch, Sphero robotics, and learning the basics of programming through computer-aided design (CAD). (This camp is also offered July 23 - 26.)

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Experiment Extravaganza Mini

Dates: July 9-12

Time: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 4-5

Monday-Wednesday

This preschool camp helps little scientists explore the power of curiosity as we use our senses to observe and ask questions. Every experiment starts with wondering, “what would happen if…?”

Experiment Extravaganza

Dates: July 9-12

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 6-8

Are you always curious? Do you wonder, “what would happen if...”? Have you ever tried to turn your kitchen into a laboratory, or design your own experiments? For kids who never stop investigating, this camp is the scientific method at its best!

Extreme Fort Building

Dates: July 9-12

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 9-13

Take fort-building to the next level! Train your brain to build with engineering challenges and learn the basics of architectural design. Collaborate with local engineers and architects to experience what it takes to build astounding structures. The final day brings it all together as we construct our own amazing forts! (This camp is also offered June 18 - 21.)

Superhero Science

Dates: July 9-12

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 6-8

Delve deep into the science behind super powers as we investigate the amazing abilities of Iron Man, Wonder Woman, the Flash and others. Explore magnetism with Magneto, extreme weather with Storm and animal wonders with Spiderman - then design your own superhero!

Animate

Dates: July 9-12

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 9-12

Lights, camera, animate! Have you ever wondered how animation goes from pencil to TV screen? We start with the basics of hand-drawn animation, work toward stop motion, then use technology to create our own short films. (This camp is also offered June 25-28.)

Molecular Mahem

Dates: July 9-12

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 10-14

Join us this summer for our most explosive camp, Molecular Mayhem! Explore with our resident biochemist as she takes you through the mysteries of molecules, chemical curiosities, and atomic adventures! Expect NEW magical mixtures, colorful concoctions and explosive experiments in this awesomely fun program! (This camp is also offered July 30 - Aug 2.)

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Lego Creations Mini

Dates: July 16-19

Time: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 4-5

Monday-Wednesday

LEGOs are loved by people of all ages - including preschoolers! Construct contraptions, design your dream house, make magnificent monsters, and create LEGO scenes - plus enjoy free build time for your own LEGO creations!

Lego Creations

Dates: July 16-19

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 6-9

LEGOs are loved by people of all ages. Let’s take that love of LEGOs to the next level! Construct contraptions, design your dream house, experiment with Lego mini-fig physics - plus enjoy free build time for your own LEGO creations! (This camp is also offered July 23 - 26 and Aug 6 - 9.)

Scigirls Jr.

Dates: July 16-19

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 7-9

SciGirls is the PBS show starring extraordinary real-life girls who love to create and experiment. In this camp, girls will learn how to apply the scientific method in fun, engaging challenges while meeting other science-loving girls. Come explore science with SciGirls Jr.!

Water Wonders

Dates: July 16-19

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 9-12

You’re sure to get your feet wet as we explore different streams and ponds on an aquatic expedition around Helena! Capture and identify the elusive creatures that live under and near the water, and learn what makes water healthy. We’ll bring a few of our macroinvertebrates back to ExplorationWorks and magnify them on the big screen – you’ll be amazed!

Pirate Camp

Dates: July 16-19

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 6-8

Ahoy! We’re looking for swashbuckling girls and boys who are eager to earn their sea legs. When you join this crew, you’ll invent handy pirate tools, sail unsinkable ships, decipher treasure maps, and embark on treasure-hunting adventures. Be sure to bring your sunscreen, water bottle, and good walking shoes or you’ll be walking the plank!

3-D Printing

Dates: July 16-19

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 9-12

Ever wondered how a 3D printer works? What about designing your very own creation to be printed on a 3D printer? Learn computer-aided design (CAD) programming, experiment with different materials, and complete a different challenge every day! (This camp is also offered June 11 -14.)

*Note: 3-D Printing Camp creations will be printed the week after camp concludes.

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Outdoor Explorer Mini

Dates: July 23-26

Time: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 5-6

Learn what it takes to bring science outdoors, a must for any active little scientist! Pint-size explorers in this camp will spend part of the time outside, playing animal games and learning plant identification, and learning to safely explore the living world.

Secret Agent

Dates: July 23-26

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 7-9

Enter the world of espionage as you race the clock to crack codes, navigate mazes and unravel the mystery!

Outdoor Explorers

Dates: July 23-26

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Ages: 8-10

Learn what it takes to stay alive and thrive outdoors, whether you’re a grizzly or a grade schooler! Learn about animal behavior and gain skills like compass orientation, shelter building and plant identification. We’ll explore the biology, geology, and ecology of Mount Helena. Each day, students will need water, good hiking shoes, sunscreen, snacks, and a comfortable pack to hold supplies on our outdoor adventures. (This camp is also offered June 25 - 28.)

*Note: This camp is not held at ExplorationWorks. Students must be dropped off and picked up at either Mt Helena trailhead or Spring Meadow State Park, 2 miles from ExplorationWorks.

*Note: There is no all day option for this camp.

Daily Dissection

Dates: July 23-26

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Ages: 10-14

If you’re fascinated by the insides of organisms, this is the camp for you! In this class we’ll practice comparative anatomy as we perform daily dissections on a wide variety of items. Specimens could include sheep eyes, owl pellets, mice, turtles, and squirmy invertebrates.

Lego Creations

Dates: July 23-26

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 6-9

LEGOs are loved by people of all ages. Let’s take that love of LEGOs to the next level! Construct contraptions, design your dream house, experiment with Lego mini-fig physics - plus enjoy free build time for your own LEGO creations! (This camp is also offered July 16 - 19 and August 6 - 9.)

Scigirls

Dates: July 23-26

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 10-13

Inspired by the nationwide TV program, SciGirls, this camp lets girls work together to design inventions in fun and fabulous challenges. These hands-on, minds-on activities will stretch your creativity and problem-solving skills. As SciGirls, we’ll meet female engineers, experts, and researchers who help us take our experiments to the next level.

Techmasters

Dates: July 23-26

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 10+

Do you find yourself fiddling with circuits or playing with programming? This camp is for the tech master interested in Raspberry Pi microcomputers, coding with Scratch, Sphero robotics, and learning the basics of programming through computer-aided design (CAD). (This camp is also offered June 25 - 28.)

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Culinary Camp Mini

Dates: July 30 – Aug 1

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Ages: 5 – 6

Kindergartners are curious and eager to get into the action, making this an ideal age to get kids involved in the kitchen. From eating a rainbow, to cooking with acids and bases, this camp shows young chefs that science really cooks!

Ingenious Inventions

Dates: July 30 – Aug 2

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 7-9

In this camp, creativity is the mother of all invention! Young problem-solvers are challenged to design incredible contraptions, then take their ideas from imagination to action. If you can dream it, you can invent it!

Practical Potions

Dates: July 30 – Aug 2

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 9-13

Can you beat the summer heat using household ingredients? Have you ever wanted to make your own cleaning supplies and soap? Answer these questions and impress your family and friends with your homemade creations such as toothpaste, insect repellent, soap, laundry detergent, bubble solution and ice cream. It’s all about science and fun when it comes to making practical potions! (This camp is also offered June 11 - 14.)

Force Academy

Dates: July 30 – Aug 2

Time: 1 p.m.- 5p.m.

Ages: 6-8

Young Padawans, come join the resistance and build your Jedi skills! Explore the physics of space flight, the engineering of lightsabers and the chemistry of Jabba the Hutt’s slime. You may even meet a helpful droid!

Molecular Mahem

Dates: July 30 – Aug 2

Time: 1 p.m.- 5p.m.

Ages: 9-13

Join us this summer for our most explosive camp, Molecular Mayhem! Explore with our resident biochemist as she takes you through the mysteries of molecules, chemical curiosities, and atomic adventures! Expect NEW magical mixtures, colorful concoctions and explosive experiments in this awesomely fun program! (This camp is also offered July 9 - 12.)

Intro to EV3 Robotics

Dates: July 30 – Aug 2

Time: 1 p.m.- 5p.m.

Ages: 10+

Are you curious about robotics and want to try something new and exciting? Why not try EV3, Lego’s most advanced robotics platform? EV3 is more powerful and complex than NXT, allowing for advanced builds and sensors. EV3 has interactive servo motors with built-in rotation sensors along with color sensor, gyro sensor, ultrasonic sensor, and touch sensors. (This camp is also offered June 18 - 21.)

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Birds, Beasts and Bugs Mini

Dates: Aug 6-9

Time: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 4-5

Creatures are the feature in this wild preschool camp! Young naturalists uncover the superpowers of reptiles, mammals, birds, amphibians, and even invertebrates. We’ll use our senses to find out what kind of fantastic beasts are hiding outside your door - and in our imaginations!

Birds, Beasts and Bugs

Dates: Aug 6-9

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 6-8

Creatures are the feature in this wild camp! Find your new favorite animal as you uncover the superpowers of reptiles, mammals, birds, amphibians, and even invertebrates. Discover what kind of fantastic beasts are hiding outside your door - and how to find them!

Intro to Robotics

Dates: Aug 6-9

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 7-9

Thinking about exploring with robotics, but not sure where to start? This is the perfect class for you. Students use simplified starting builds to allow lots of time for robotics experimentation and play. (This camp also offered Aug 13 - 16.)

Culinary Camp

Dates: Aug 6-9

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 9-13

Think you have the chops needed for this cooking extravaganza? We’ll put your cooking skills to the test by competing in cooking contests and preparing a family feast. Suit up with a spatula as your sword and an apron as your armor for this culinary adventure!

*Note: This camp will be held at the Brondel Center in the Helena Cathedral (north entrance). Students must be dropped off and picked up at this facility.

LEGO Creations III

Dates: Aug 6-9

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 6-9

LEGOs are loved by people of all ages. Let’s take that love of LEGOs to the next level! Construct contraptions, design your dream house, experiment with Lego mini-fig physics - plus enjoy free build time for your own LEGO creations! (This camp is also offered July 16 - 19 and July 23 - 26.)

Duct Tape Adventures

Dates: Aug 6-9

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 9-12

Do you want to become a duct tape dynamo? Then join us and delve into the world of duct tape creations from survival gear to fashion accessories. Craft belts, wallets, flowers, flip flops, canteens, and more! Can duct tape do everything? Let’s find out! (Spoiler: Yes, it can.)

Intro to NXT Robotics

Dates: Aug 6-9

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 10-14

NXT robots are found in schools and competitions, on YouTube, and with hobbyists and artists of all ages. Learn to manage the basics of building and programming these bots - including ultrasonic, light, and sound sensors – and you can become a part of the techno-wave of the future!

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To Infinity and Beyond Mini

Dates: Aug 13-16

Time: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Ages: 4-5

Monday-Wednesday

Aspiring young astronauts and engineers will love this interstellar camp full of imagination and exploration. We’ll investigate the inner workings of the earth, soar through the solar system and make galactic creations.

To Infinity and Beyond

Dates: Aug 13-16

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 6-8

Come explore the final frontier known as space. Explore the enormity of the universe, create your own planet, play with toys, make space suits and even eat some space food. To infinity and beyond is merely the beginning for this class!

Galaxy Explorers

Dates: Aug 13-16

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 9-12

Is there life beyond our solar system? Can humans colonize other planets? Explore the cosmos while investigating extraterrestrial life-support systems, building rockets and designing a Mars habitat. Spaceships and rovers are only the beginning in this stellar camp!

Botany Bonanza

Dates: Aug 13-16

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 6-8

Plants have the power in this fascinating exploration of all things green and growing! Dissect a plant in the lab, capture the power of the sun and create a freshly-grown meal from our garden. Dig deep and get dirty to discover the surprising secrets of plants!

Intro to Robotics

Dates: Aug 13-16

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 7-9

Thinking about exploring with robotics, but not sure where to start? This is the perfect class for you. Students use simplified starting builds to allow lots of time for robotics experimentation and play. (This camp also offered Aug 6 - 9.)

EV3 Evolved

Dates: Aug 13-16

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 10+

Are you curious about robotics and want to try something new and exciting? Why not try EV3, Lego’s most advanced robotics platform? EV3 is more powerful and complex than NXT, allowing for advanced builds and sensors. EV3 has interactive servo motors with built-in rotation sensors along with color sensor, gyro sensor, ultrasonic sensor, and touch sensors.

AUGUST 20-23 CAMPS

Kids Kicking Cancer Camp

Dates: Aug 13-16

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: ALL

Cost: Free

The fifth annual KKCC will feature the “greatest hits” of our summer camp activities. Our goal is to give cancer patients and survivors a great opportunity to have adventures, do science, learn about themselves, and have fun. This camp is for kids who have beaten cancer or are currently in treatment, and their siblings. Please consult your doctor to make sure attending this camp is a safe decision.

B.E.S.T. Camp

Dates: Aug 13-16

Time: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ages: 6-9

Our grand finale of Biology, Engineering, ‘Splosions and Tech! This camp is truly the best of the best – only the most fun, exciting and fascinating experiments of our summer science camps!

Lego Da Vinci

Dates: Aug 13-16

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 6-9

Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest artists, thinkers and inventors that ever lived. His creations were the building blocks for modern technological inventions. In this camp you will channel your inner inventor using everyone’s favorite building material, LEGO, and tinker with your own creations.

Intro to Tetrix Robotics

Dates: Aug 13-16

Time: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Ages: 11+

Let's take Robotics to the next level! Each pair of students will build a heavy duty aluminum chassis and robotic arm, then learn how to use Java and WiFi to control it. This gives roboticists a chance to understand the control systems used by real-world computer scientists and by programmers in the competitive high school league. Previous robotics experience not required but is strongly recommended.

HELENA MONTESSORI SUMMER CAMP

Dates: June 25-29

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Central-Linc Elementary (1325 Poplar St.)

Who: Open to all currently enrolled K-5 students

Cost: $225/camper

Campers will experience a fun-filled week of educational enrichment, hands-on learning, discovery, and fun! Helena School District and Montessori-certified teachers Tony Napoletano and Libby Kenney will use Montessori materials and methods to foster curiosity, excitement, learning and fun. Activities include art, science, cooking and eating, reading, discovery, storytelling, outside time, and more. Register online at www.helenamontessori.org

HOLTER MUSUEM OF ART SUMMER CAMPS

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The Holter Museum of Art is located at 12 E. Lawrence, phone (406) 442-6400.

UseEums for Little Leonardo’s: Ink and eye droppers

Dates: May 13

Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Ages: All

Cost: $5 Members / $7 Non-members

These Saturday morning programs are for our youngest audience. Look at art, talk about art and create art while learning to “use” the Mus”eum”! These workshops are for little Leonardo Divinci’s and their accompanying adults. They are designed to help young minds grow by exploring with paint, glue, googly eyes, and more. Each session is different so sign-up for one or all!

UseEums for Little Leonardo’s: 27 Conte Crayon + water and finger smudging

Dates: May 27

Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Ages: All

Cost: $5 Members / $7 Non-members

These Saturday morning programs are for our youngest audience. Look at art, talk about art and create art while learning to “use” the Mus”eum”! These workshops are for little Leonardo Divinci’s and their accompanying adults. They are designed to help young minds grow by exploring with paint, glue, googly eyes, and more. Each session is different so sign-up for one or all!

Color Explosion

Dates: June 12-16

Time: 9-11:30 a.m.

Ages 4-7

Cost: $110 Members / $120 Non-Members

Is rainbow your favorite color? Learn how you can mix, match, and blend all the colors to create crazy colorful art! Explore works of art in the galleries to see how artists get creative with colors. Find your true colors as we splatter, paint, and roll with a rainbow of colors.

The Old Book Project *Special 2 Week Camp

Dates: June 12-23

Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Ages: 3rd-5th graders

Cost $300 Members / $325 Non-Members

Ever wanted to write in a book? Paint in a book? Tear out pages? Glue them together? In this two-week camp, writer-artists build their own new book out of an old one! Campers choose an abandoned, hardback book to reimagine through found poetry, erasure, painting, and collage. This camp tailors itself to the interests and styles of each writer-artist and utilizes numerous literary and visual art forms.

The Old Book Project for Teens *Special 2 Week Camp*

Dates: June 12-23

Time: 2-5 p.m.

Ages: 6th-9th graders

Cost: $300 Members / $325 Non-Members

Working with similar materials to those used in the original Old Book Project, this version is geared to the interests and abilities of the teen artist/writer. In this two-week camp, writer-artists build their own new book out of an old one! Campers choose an abandoned, hardback book to reimagine through found poetry, erasure, painting, and collage.

Fashion Design

Dates: June 12-16

Time: 1-5 p.m.

Ages: 9-12

Cost: $175 Members / $190 Non-Members

Practice the fashion design process by designing, conceptualizing, and creating your own garments. You will practice rendering and illustration, learn basic machine and hand sewing techniques and build simple garments that you design yourself. The possibilities are endless in this exciting fashion camp that end with a runway presentation of the creations.

Picasso’s Studio

Dates: June 19-23

Time: 9 am. To 12 p.m.

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $135 Members / $155 Non-Members

Draw, paint, and sculpt! Picasso did it all and so will you. Jump into the creative process. Use the elements of art and your own imagination to create your own tour de force.

Twisted Princesses

Dates: June 19-23

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $135 Members / $155 Non-Members

3D Build-It

Dates: June 26-30

Time: 9-11:30 a.m.

Ages: 4-7

Cost: $135 Member / $155 Non-Member

Legomation: Music Video

Dates: June 26-30

Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Ages: 9-12

Cost: $135 Members / $155 Non-Members

Sewing Circuits

Dates: June 26-30

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Ages 8-12

Cost: $135 Members / $155 Non-Members

Light it up in this electrically artistic summer experience. Participants will construct a working and WEARABLE circuit. Experiment with a battery, conductive thread, conductive tape and LEDs to learn how to connect a circuit, and then design a way for it to work on a wrist cuff, a badge, or any other wearable item. Tools such as pliers, scissors and sewing needles will be used to affix the necessary components together. Watch your friends’ eyes light up, as you light up your designs!

Toy Around

Dates: July 10-14

Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $135 Members / $155 Non-Members

The Land of Imagination

Dates: July 10-14

Time: 9-11:30 a.m.

Ages: 4-7

Cost: $110 Members / $130 Non-Members

Sprinkle yourself with pixie dust and come along as we create our own magical fairy land. We will get to know familiar fairy characters such as Tinker Bell and the Blue Fairy and maybe a few trolls and elves! Create your own fairy garden and invent brand new fairy creatures and build the wings, wands and power necklaces to bring them to life at our own fairy dance.

Clay Critters

Dates: July 10-14

Time: 1-4:30 p.m.

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $135 Members / $130 Non-Members

For the clay lover! Learn ball, coil, and slab building techniques to create clay critters. Then build a whimsical habitat inspired by nature and imagination for your critter to live.

Social Skills Through Art

Dates: July 17-21

Time: 9-11 a.m.

Ages: 14-16

Cost: $100 Members / $125 Non-Members

This unique, one week camp is designed to give participants meaningful ways to practice social and emotional regulation skills and strategies while using various art media as powerful means of expression. The camp will be led by a Sondra Hines and licensed speech-language pathologist. This camp is intended for middle school and high school age participants.

Swashbucklers & Buccaneers

Dates: July 17-21

Time: 9-11:30 a.m.

Ages: 4-7

Cost: $110 Members / $130 Non-Members

Ahoy, Mateys! Join in on a week of pirate tales, drama and art. Create costumes, ships, and pirate characters based on real pirates like Anne Bonney and Mary Read to Blackbeard and Lancelot Blackburne. Add a few chanteys, pirate treats, an eye patch, maps and a treasure hunt for a rollicking good time.

Spice Kids: Cooking for Foodies

Dates: July 17-21

Time: 1-5 p.m.

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $175 Members / $190 Non-Members

Join the most creative experience to be had in any kitchen! Cook favorite dishes like pasta and brownies. Then, get your culinary imagination fired up by experimenting with flavors and seasonings! Learn about kitchen safety, basic kitchen skills and expand your kitchen creativity.

Legomation: Brick Film

Dates: July 24-28

Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Ages: 9-12

Cost: $135 Members / $155 Non-Members

"Brick Films", a stop motion animation form using Legos, has been seen in independent film festivals and popularized on YouTube. In this camp, you will learn to develop story boards, stage the building blocks, and utilize stop animation techniques to build your own short film out of Legos. Each camper will leave with a DVD of films developed in the camp.

Swish, Clatter, and Bling

Dates: July 24-28

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $135 Members / $155 Non-Members

Step into the extraordinary world of Nick Cave (American fabric sculpture and dancer). Merging high fashion and art, the Holter Museum has put together a creative and whimsical summer workshop where found objects and mixed media on fabric come to life. It’s not simply outfits that will be created but, wearable, sound making sculptures. Enjoy creative movement, and plenty of fantasy as well. Sound Suits! Shake, rattle and Bling bling!

Passport on a Plate

Dates: July 31-August 4

Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $175 Members / $190 Non-Members

Create fun accessories in this fashion camp for the young fashionista. Students will try fabric painting, cutting, tying and beading techniques and use them to make items such as headbands, t-shirts and bags. Fun no-sew techniques will be explored.

Drawing for Kids Who Love to Draw

Dates: July 31-August 4

Time: 9-11:30 a.m.

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $110 Members / $130 Non-Members

And those who want to learn… Expand your drawing expertise and sharpen skills in perspective, shading, value, contrast and more. Take your drawing to a new level and learn some tricks of the artist. Explore portrait, landscape, and still life. Bring your favorite sketch book, a 2B or 4B pencil, and a pencil sharpener.

Build it Big…Make it Beautiful

Dates: August 7-11

Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Ages: 8-12

Cost: $135 Members / $155 Non-Members

If you have ever wondered why houses are shaped the way that they are or how a building can lean and not fall, this is the camp for you! Working professional architecture concepts, kids will gain inspiration to design ‘“outside the box” by looking at some of the most outlandish buildings from around the world, then create their own extreme, dream building. Go tall, go wide, go wavy, go big or go home!!

Double Play

Dates: August 7-11

Time: 1-4:30 p.m.

Ages:

Cost: $135 Members / $155 Non-Members

Kids love weird! Fuel your individual creativity by imagining human/animal hybrids! Creative and imaginative minded young artists will begin with a crazy idea and then bring their features to life. Activities include drawing, painting, costume making, mask making, and movement.

Fashion First: Accessorize

Dates: August 7-11

Time: 1-3:30 p.m.

Ages: 5-7

Cost: $110 Members / $130 Non-Members

Create fun accessories in this fashion camp for the young fashionista. Students will try fabric painting, cutting, tying and beading techniques and use them to make items such as headbands, t-shirts and bags. Fun no-sew techniques will be explored.

KAY’S KIDS: FREE YOUTH SUMMER RECREATION

The Kay McKenna Youth Foundation, in partnership with the City of Helena, offers a free summer recreation program for kids. This drop-in program is designed for children between the ages of 6-13. Children younger than 6 years old are welcome to attend when accompanied by an adult. Kay’s Kids is held Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting June 11 through August 10. The program is held at the following locations: Barney park (1850 Cleveland), Lincoln Park (1800 N. Roberts), and Memorial Park (1105 Last Chance Gulch)

YMCA DAY CAMPS

Rates are per child/per week. Weekly rates are $155 for members and $205 for non-members. There is a non-refundable, non-transferable $15 deposit required per child, per week to reserve your spot. Registration opens April 1 for YMCA members only. Registration for non-members opens on April 21 at Healthy Kids Day. Weeks do fill up quickly. Please call 406-442-9622 for availability.

Camps are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Before and after care is available at no additional cost. Our counselors are highly motivated, trained individuals and most are pursuing careers in education. We strive to maintain an average camper to counselor ratio of 10:1.

My Future: Dream, Discover, Explore, Experience

This summer will be spent exploring where the future may take us. We will explore 11 different careers throughout this summer. Each week will include a field trip or guest, a food to help prepare, a movie at Cinemark, a visit to Last Chance Splash and at least one other recreational swim times. Free lunch and snacks are provided every day for each camper. Reading, structured physical activity and time to be a kid are scheduled into each day.

Week 1: Educator

June 11-15

Campers will spend the week exploring the career of teaching. Campers will take part in an explosive chemistry project, creating their own lunchable, and traveling to Lewis and Clark Library for a scavenger hunt.

Week 2: Medical Professional

June 18-22

Campers will spend the week exploring careers in medicine. We will create a breathing machine, learn about the human body, create syringe art, and learn the basics of first aid from a certified teacher.

Week 3: Computer Designer

June 25-29

Upload, download, scratch, and coding. Campers will spend time playing life size angry birds, and creating edible micro-chips and pixel art. Campers will even spend some time at our local Lewis and Clark Library coding some of their favorite video games.

Week 4: Police

July 2-6 (No camp on July 4)

We will use chromatography to solve a crime, write a hidden message, and even have a visit from the local police. Campers will have an opportunity to spend the night at Camp Child!! Everyone will visit for the day, were campers will learn to work as a team to accomplish goals.

Week 5: Coach

July 9-13

Campers will learn about what it takes to be a positive leader. We will design our own jerseys and even create safety gear for an eggthlete. To top off this week campers will walk to Nelson Stadium and meet with a the Carroll College coaching staff.

Week 6: Paleontologist

July 16-20

Roar! Watch out for dinosaurs. Campers will excavate faux dinosaur eggs and create their own dinosaurs. Campers will also explore the world of dinosaurs with a trip the Museum of the Rockies.

Week 7: Mechanic

July 23-27

It's fair week in Helena! Campers will learn about gears, circuits, and engineering. We will even create our own cardboard cars and race them. We will be ready for the annual kiddie parade and a trip to the county fair.

Week 8: Military

July 30-August 3

Left, right, left. Campers will be exploring the life of our military heroes. We will be decoding secret messages, launching army men, and eating MREs. Campers will even get to meet some of our brave heroes and hear about their life.

Week 9: Parent

August 6-10

Campers will discover what life is like as a parent. We will design a life jacket, and make apple pie. This week will also take campers to the Great Falls Children’s Museum and the Electric City Water Park.

Week 10: Chef

August 13-17

Campers will discover and experience the culinary arts. We will create food art and even explore food science. We talk to and get a demonstration from a local chef.

Week 11: Artist

August 20-24

Campers will explore and experience the world of art. We will create personal works of art using many mediums. They will take part in a color war. Campers will even work with a professional Artist.

YMCA CAMP CHILD SUMMER CAMPS

1200 N. Last Chance Gulch, 442-9622

The YMCA offers day camps and week-long camps at Camp Child, in the high altitude forest at the Continental Divide, west of Helena. Register online at helenaymca.org/camp-child.

Counselor in Training

Dates: June 8-15

Ages: 13-15

Cost: $475

The enhanced CIT program builds interpersonal and communication skills while fostering independence, self-awareness, and outdoor leadership skills. Participants have the opportunity to place the needs of others ahead of their own, share what they are learning and be a good role model for younger campers. CITs & LITs may choose to volunteer for a week later in the summer or receive a 50% discount to another week of camp.

Explorers

Dates: June 10-15 (Session 1)

June 17-22 (Session 2)

June 24-29 (Session 3)

Ages: 7-10

Cost: $350

Rooted in the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, the Y’s holistic approach to youth development helps kids grow in spirit, mind and body, all while having fun.

Family Camp Weekend

Dates: May 26-28

Ages: All

Cost: $50

This weekend camp will be three days of creative activities, fun, and good campiness. We do the work, you connect with your kids. No need to rush out of town to grab your camp spot because your cabin is warm and ready for you when you get here!

Pathfinders

Dates: June 10-15 (Session 1)

June 17-22 (Session 2)

June 24-29 (Session 3)

Ages: 11-15

Cost: $350

Youth of all ages are able to develop positive relationships and a sense of belonging. YMCA resident camps nurture the potential of youth and create a sense of community among campers of all ages through a wide variety of skill building outdoor program activities.

Camp Huff ‘N Puff-Ashma Camp

Dates: July 8-13

Ages: going into 2nd-9th grade

Cost: $125

The goal of camp is simple, to offer a summer camp for children with asthma where they can learn the necessary skills to manage their asthma while at the same time enjoying hiking, running, swimming and other activities - just like kids at traditional summer camps.

SKYHAWKS SPORTS ACADEMY

Mini-Hawk Camp (Soccer, Baseball, & Basketball) 

4 yrs. to 7 yrs.

Centennial Park Field C, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-12:00PM

6/11 - 6/15/2018

7/09 - 7/13/2018

7/30 - 8/03/2018

Soccer w/Swim Camp 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field C, Helena

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-3:00PM

7/02 - 7/06/2018

Soccer Camp 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field C, Helena

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-12:00PM

7/02 - 7/06/2018

Basketball w/Swim Camp 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Helena YMCA, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-3:00PM

6/18 - 6/22/2018

7/16 - 7/20/2018

Basketball Camp 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Helena YMCA, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-12:00PM

6/18 - 6/22/2018

7/16 - 7/20/2018

Multi-Sport w/Swim Camp (Soccer & Flag Football) 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-3:00PM

6/25 - 6/29/2018

Multi-Sport Camp (Soccer & Flag Football) 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-12:00PM

6/25 - 6/29/2018

Cheerleading w/Swim Camp 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-3:00PM

6/25 - 6/29/2018

8/06 - 8/10/2018

Cheerleading Camp 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-12:00PM

6/25 - 6/29/2018

8/06 - 8/10/2018

Tiny Hawk Soccer 

3 yrs. to 5 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-10:00AM

6/25 - 6/29/2018

7/30 - 8/03/2018

Volleyball Camp 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-12:00PM

7/09 - 7/13/2018

Volleyball w/Swim Camp 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-3:00PM

7/09 - 7/13/2018

All Girls Multi-Sport w/Swim Camp (Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, & Capture the Flag) 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-3:00PM

7/23 - 7/27/2018

All Girls Multi-Sport Camp (Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, & Capture the Flag) 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-12:00PM

7/23 - 7/27/2018

Flag Football w/Swim Camp 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-3:00PM

7/23 - 7/27/2018

Flag Football Camp 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-12:00PM

7/23 - 7/27/2018

Multi-Sport w/Swim Camp (Soccer, Flag Football, & Baseball) 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-3:00PM

7/30 - 8/03/2018

Multi-Sport Camp (Soccer, Flag Football, & Baseball) 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-12:00PM

7/30 - 8/03/2018

Multi-Sport w/Swim Camp (Dodgeball, Capture the Flag, & Ultimate Frisbee) 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-3:00PM

8/06 - 8/10/2018

Multi-Sport Camp (Dodgeball, Capture the Flag, & Ultimate Frisbee) 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-12:00PM

8/06 - 8/10/2018

Multi-Sport w/Swim Camp (Soccer, Basketball, & Flag Football) 

6 yrs. to 12 yrs.

Centennial Park Field B, Helena

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

9:00AM-12:00PM

9:00AM-3:00PM

8/13 - 8/17/2018

MONTANA LEARNING CENTER

7653 Canyon Ferry Road

(406) 475-3638

The Montana Learning Center at Canyon Ferry Lake offers camps for students entering grades 1-12. Camp staff are certified teachers, many of whom are award-winning. The student to staff ratio is 1:8. Instructors and counselors are CPR & First Aid certified.

Campers experience exciting science activities and enjoy Canyon Ferry Lake and other outdoor environments.

Camp Discovery

Camp Discovery is a four-day, daytime only, camp for students entering grades 1-3. Campers are bused to the Montana Learning Center at Canyon Ferry Lake from Helena Monday through Thursday.

Cost: $300. Includes lunch and snacks.

Engineering in Nature: June 25-28

Making Music: July 9-12

Rolling Things: July 16 – 19

Making Music: July 23 – 26

Rolling Things: July 30-August 2

Camp Young Naturalist Adventures

Camp Young Naturalist Adventures is a five-day overnight camp for students entering grades 4-6. Students arrive on Sunday afternoon and leave Thursday afternoon.

Cost: $450. Includes lodging and meals.

The Magic of Science: June 24-28

The Wonder of Science: July 8-12

The Magic of Science: July 15 – 19

The Wonder of Science: July 22 – 26

The Magic of Science: July 29-August 2

Camp Innovations

Camp Innovations is a five-day overnight camp for students entering grades 7-9. Students arrive on Sunday afternoon and leave Thursday afternoon. Campers experience offsite fieldtrips, the night sky and tours in the Canyon Ferry Lake area and beyond.

Cost: $500. Includes lodging and meals.

Biology: July 8-12

Earth & Space: July 15 – 19

All-Girls STEAM Camp: July 22 – 26

Earth & Space: July 29-August 2

Extreme Yellowstone Expedition

Extreme Yellowstone Expedition is a five-day overnight camp for students entering grades 7-9. Camp dates are June 24-28, with students arriving and leaving in the afternoon. The American Explorers Basecamp in Paradise Valley will be the hub for lodging, science experiences and a jumping off point for excursions to Geyser Basin, Yellowstone Falls and Lamar Valley.

Cost: $1,000. Includes lodging and meals for five days.

 Lewis & Clark Leadership Course

Lewis & Clark Leadership Course is an eight-day overnight camp for students entering grades 9-12. Camp dates are August 14- August 21. Campers experience the actual sites and scenes of Lewis and Clark’s journey of discovery. Activities include a canoe expedition through the wild and scenic Upper Missouri River and outdoor discovery training at the lake and in the Big Belt Mountains.

Cost: $1,699. Includes lodging and meals for eight days.

For full camp descriptions, scholarship information and registration, visit our website at www.montanalearning.org/student-programs

SPORTS AND FITNESS CAMPS

LADY BRUIN BASKETBALL CAMP

Basketball camp for girls entering Grades 4-10, June 11-14, directed by Capital High School head coach, Bill Pilgeram. The Lady Bruin Basketball camp is designed to introduce you to Capital Bruins Basketball. We will focus on every aspect of the game with an emphasis on the fundamentals, playing hard and having fun. The camp offers: a T-shirt for every player, personal contact with staff, specialized sessions on offense, defense, rebounding, shooting, passing and post play as well as guard/forward/center work, 5-on-5, full-court play every day, Hot Shot, 1-on-1, 3-on-s, and free throw competitions.

All sessions held at CHS gym. Girls entering grades 4-6 will meet June 11-14 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Girls entering grades 7-10 will meet June 11-14 from 1:30-5 p.m. Cost is $85 per individual. Call (406) 202-1282 or email bpilgeram@helena.k12.mt.us

LADY BRUIN VOLLEYBALL CAMP

It is set for June 20-22 Wednesdy-Friday. Next year’s 5th-8th grades will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Next year’s 9th-10th grades will meet from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The camp sessions will be held at Capital High School. The cost is $60 per camper. The camp will be directed by Rebecca Cleveland, the head coach at Capital High School along with the Capital High assistant coaches and high school players. The camp will focus on basic volleyball skills and improving each player as an individual. These skills will then be applied to team situations. The camp will include both skill building sessions and competitive games. Rebecca Cleveland will be the contact person prior to the camp so if you have any questions feel free to (406) 324-2770 or email rcleveland@helenaschools.org.

WESTSIDE FLAG FOOTBALL

Is for kids in 1st through 4th grades. Games will be played on Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 3 through October 11. Practice starts the week before the first game. This league will be a limited contact league. Players will be required to wear mouth pieces at all times, but no football pads will be used. All teams will practice one to two nights a week. Cost is $40 and includes a mouth piece and jersey. For more information, please contact Dick McMahon at dmcmahon@helenaschool.org or call 459-0119 for 3rd and 4th grades. Or contact Reid Christensen at rchristensen@helenaschools.org or call 431-2498 for 1st and 2nd grades. Online applications can be found at chs.helenaschools.org/football/

HELENA SMALL FRY 2017 FOOTBALL SEASON

Online signup begin May 1 with a registration fee of $185 through June 14. Registrations that occur after June 14 will be assessed an additional fee. The first practice will be held on Monday, August 13. Games began on Saturday, September 1. For more information, contact Bill Cockhill at 422-2245.

BRUIN FOOTBALL CAMP

Is set for July 23-26 (Monday – Thursday), 10 a.m. to noon for grades 5-8 and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for grades 9-12 in Northwest park (across from Capital High school) An emphasis will be placed on the proper techniques and fundamentals used in developing football skills. These include: blocking, tackling, passing, receiving, kicking and other specialties such as long-snapping, punting and kicking.

Coaches will include Capital High Bruin Staff and guest coaches currently playing college football and ex-Bruin players.

Cost: $40, family rate: 2 campers $65, 3 campers $95, $40 on day of the camp. Prices includes T-shirt, Gatorade and awards for outstanding campers. For questions or more information call 324-2592 or 459-2802 or email kmihelish@hsd1.org.

BRUIN QUARTERBACK CAMP

Is a fundamental and technique camp for quarterbacks, July 25-27 (Monday-Wednesday) from 10 a.m. to noon for grades 5-12 at Northwest Park (across from Capital High School). The camp is for all students who will be in the 5th through 12th grades at the beginning of next school year. Cost is $35 which includes Gatorade and awards for outstanding campers. A great opportunity for those interested in learning the quarterback position. An emphasis will be placed on proper techniques and fundamentals. Equipment: shorts or sweats, T-shirt or sweatshirt and shoes/cleats. For more information call 324-2592 or 459-2802 or email kmihelish@helenaschools.org.

LIL GUY BRUIN FOOTBALL CAMP

For 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades. Is a non-contact, fundamental football camp for students who will be in the 1st through 4th grades at the beginning of next school year. Campers will learn and work with people in their own age group. The camp will be held July 23-25 (Monday-Wednesday) from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Northwest Park (across from Capital High School). An emphasis will be placed on proper techniques and fundamentals used in developing football skills. These include: blocking, tackling, passing, receiving, kicking and other specialties such as long snapping, punting and kicking. Coaches will include Capital High Bruin staff and guest coaches currently playing college football and Bruin players.

Cost: $35, family rate: 2 campers $45, 3 campers $65, $35 on day of the camp. Prices includes T-shirt, Gatorade and awards for outstanding campers. For questions or more information call 324-2592 or 459-2802 or email kmihelish@helenaschools.org.

WESTSIDE BRUIN BASKETBALL CAMP

Once again this summer, Capital High School Boys Coach, Guy Almquist will be running the Bruin Basketball Camps for boys entering grades 4-9 next fall. This camp has been very popular for young players interested in learning to play the Bruin Way.

Fundamentals are stressed with special emphasis on footwork, passing, dribbling, defense, rebounding and shooting. The camp features contests, prizes and awards each day. Every player in camp will also receive a Bruin T-shirt and ball.

Both camps are scheduled for July 19-12. Camp for 4th, 5th and 6th grade boys is scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., while the 7th, 8th, and 9th grade camp is from 1:00 – 5 p.m. All sessions will be held at Capital High School. Registration forms are available online at www.capitalhighbasketball.com. Cost is $90 per individual. More information can be obtained by contacting Coach Almquist at 459-2428 or guyalquist@yahoo.com.

PERSONAL ENHANCEMENT AND CONDITIONING CAMP

JUNE 11--JULY 27

Designed for Middle School and High School aged students, this camp will emphasize individual improvement, physical skill development, injury prevention, motivation and conditioning for next fall. Camp sessions will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Monday through Friday starting June 11 through July 27. Different exercises/topics are covered each day.

Mondays: DOTS, mat jumps stretching, abs and form running

Tuesdays: Tae Bo, stretching, abs, form running, DOTS and plyometrics

Wednesdays: Buns of steel, stretching, abs and running skills and DOTS

Thursdays: Running and jumping skills, stretching, abs, DOTS and plyometrics

Fridays: Jerry Rice leg workout, stretching, abs, DOTS and form running

The camp costs $65 per student and a minimum of 40 students is required. Camp sessions will be held at Capital High School gymnastics room, track and gymnasium. For more information or to register, please contact Lon Carter at 442-1783.

ZAGS BASEBALL CAMPS

One of the best baseball camps on the West Coast is coming back to Helena. Come join the Zags and their coaching staff for top Division 1 baseball instruction. The camp is targeted at boys and girls ages 6-15. The focus of the camp is to teach the immediate fundamentals to be a successful baseball player. Each player will be taught the mechanics of hitting, fielding, throwing, pitching, base running and sportsmanship.

The camp will be held June 18-20 at Ryan Fields. The cost is $150. Sign up at www.gozags.com or www.collegebasballcamps.com/zagz under Helena Future Zags baseball camp. Questions regarding the camp may be directed by email to Coach Danny Evans at evans@athletics.gonzaga.edu.

BENGAL GOLF CAMP

The Bengal Golf Camp will be held May 21-23 at Fox Ridge from 3:45 – 6-15 p.m. for all middle school students interested. The cost is $70 and includes a T-shirt and prizes. There will also be a camp for high school students on May 29-31, also out at Foxridge, from 3:15-5:45 p.m. The high school camp is also $70. Registration forms can be found on the Helena High website. For more information, contact coach Bob Tipton at 202-5085.

BENGAL FASTPITCH SKILLS CAMP

The Bengal Fastpitch Skills Camp will be held June 26-28 at Mihelish Field. Helena High coaches along with HHS players will provide instruction, and an alumni game will be played at 6:00 p.m. on June 27.

The first session, for players entering grades 1-5, will be held at 10 a.m. to noon. Players will rotate through stations that emphasize hitting, fielding, pitching, catching, and base running skills. Campers will participate in drills that promote healthy competition and enjoyment of the game. The second session, for girls entering grades 6-9, will run from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Players will rotate through stations that emphasize hitting, fielding, pitching, catching, and base running skills. More emphasis will be placed on situational development and the mental approach to the game while competing in drills and live scrimmage scenarios.

The cost is $45 per camper, which includes a T-shirt. For more information, contact Coach Ryan Schulte at 868-9920 or rschulte@helenaschools.org.

RED & WHITE BASKETBALL CAMP

July 17-20 at the Helena High School Gym led by Helena High School coaching staff and varsity players. Boys entering grades 9-12 go from 9 a.m. to noon (Mon-Thurs) July 17-20. Boys entering grades 4-8 go from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Mon-Thurs) July 17-20. Boys and girls entering grades K-3 go from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Mon-Wed) July 17-20. Cost is $80 for grades 4-12 and $50 for grades 1-3. For more information, contact John Hollow at 240-9431.

HELENA GIRLS BASKETBALL CAMP

Is set for June 25-28 at the Helena High School gym led by Helena High School coaching staff and guest coaches. This camp is for girls entering grades 5-12. Sessions for girls entering grades 5-8 will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sessions for girls entering grades 9-12 will be held from 1 – 4 p.m. Cost is $85. For more information, contact Eric Peterson at 465-2290.

CAPITAL CITY CAGE BASKETBALL CAMP

Is set for June 11-14 at the Helena High School gym and directed by HHS head coach, Brandon Day and staff. The camp is for boys entering grades K-12. Camp will feature skill development, guard and post work, shooting and playing competitions and a t-shirt for every player. For more information, contact Brandon Day at bday@helenaschools.org

Grades K-3

Monday-Wednesday

5-6:30 p.m.

Camp fee: $35

Grades 4-8

Monday-Thursday

1-4 p.m.

Camp fee: $80

Grades 9-12

Monday-Thursday

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Camp fee: $80

HOOP-IT-UP BASKETBALL CAMP

The Hoop It Up Basketball Camp will be offered to grades 1-8 for both boys and girls this June and July at East Valley Middle School in East Helena.

The 5th-8th grade boys camp will be June 19th-22nd. The 1st-4th grade boys and girls camps will be June 26th-28th with grades 1-2 at 9-11 a.m. and grades 3-4 from noon-2 p.m. The grade 1-4 camp focuses on skill development and fundamentals and campers will be playing on 8- or 9-foot baskets. Cost of the camp is $55.

The 5th-8th grade girls camp will run July 10th-13th from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Both 5th-8th grade boys and girls camps will focus on skill development in the morning and competitions in the afternoon. Cost of the 5th-8th grade camps is $125.

Registration for the Hoop It Up Basketball Camp can be found online at www.ehps.k12.mt.us. If you have questions, call 431-7136 or email Ty Ridgeway at tridgeway@ehps.k12.mt.us

TIGER WRESTLING CAMP

A camp for students ages 6 to incoming high school freshmen will be held June 26-28. There will be a morning session from 10 a.m. to noon and an afternoon session from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Athletes will be exposed to folk style wrestling technique in the neutral, bottom and top positions. They will focus on small details that will improve their performance. After practicing the technique, students will then apply it to live wrestling situations. Cost is $60 per wrestler. For more information, contact John Burke at jburke@helenaschools.org.

BENGAL VOLLEYBALL CAMP

A camp for girls entering grades 4-12 will be held on June 18-21 (Monday-Thursday) in the Helena High school Gym. The camp will include Helena High School coaching staff as well as current varsity players. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for girls entering grades 8-9, 1-4 p.m. for girls entering grades 10-12, and 5-7 p.m. for girls entering grades 4-7.

The cost is $80 per camper for grades 8-12 and $50 for grades 4-7. For additional information, contact Lindsey Day at 406-241-8500 or lday@helenaschools.org.

CARROLL FOOTBALL KIDS’ CAMP

Learn from the champions on how to improve your game and strengthen your skills with the Carroll College Fighting Saints football coaches and players. Learn all phases of the game. Blocking, tackling, running, catching, passing and kicking will be emphasized. This camp is for all children entering the 4th through 8th grade. The camp this year will consist of four days and will emphasize the fundamentals of football. The camp will be held June 10-13. Sunday, June 10 check-in for all campers will start at 1 p.m. in Nelson Stadium. Practice will begin at 2 p.m. and finish by 4:30 p.m. This will take place in the Lobby at Nelson Stadium. Campers will confirm their registration at that time and have the opportunity to visit with an Athletic Trainer to discuss limitation and or any needs. Monday and Tuesday practices will be 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 camp will end at 12 pm. The cost is $145/child. Camp T-shirt, mouth piece and daily lunch will be provided. For more information call 447-4480 or 447-4484.

CARROLL COLLEGE GIRLS’ BASKETBALL CAMP

Camp offerings include a Skills Academy, Overnight Camp and Jr. Saints Day Camp. Athletes will learn the necessary fundamentals and skills in order to become a better basketball player. All camps will be taught by Head Coach, Rachelle Sayers along with assistants Gary Turcott, J.D. Solomon and Joey O’Neill. For more information contact Rachelle Sayers at 406-461-0204 or rsayers@carroll.edu.

The Skills Academy will be held June 11-14 for girls in grades 5th-9th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Will cover agility, strength and footwork development. Want to be the best skilled player on the team? This camp is for you!

The Overnight Camp will be held July 16-19 for girls in grades 4th-12th.

There is also the Jr. Saints Day camp being held July 23-26 for both and girls in in grades K-8. Athletes in grades 3-8 will meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and grades K-3 will meet 9 a.m. To 12 p.m.

CARROLL COLLEGE BOYS’ BASKETBALL CAMP

Camp offerings include a boys’ overnight camp and two different sessions of day camps. For more information, contact Head Coach, Carson Cunningham at ccunningham@carroll.edu.

Overnight Camp

The overnight camp will run June 19-22 for athletes 9-17 years of age. The cost for overnight stay is Camp highlights include a one-on-one tournament, fast break league, all-star games, and a five-one-five tournament.

Day Camps

The first boys and girls day camp session will run June 25-28 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily for students entering 1st-9th grade. Students will have the opportunity to learn from Carroll coaches and players while working on their individual and team skill work. The second day camp will run July 30-August 1 from 9 a.m. to noon daily for students entering 1st—9th grade.

CARROLL BOYS’ SOCCER ACADEMY

The Carroll Boys’ Soccer Academy will take place Jun 17-21 on the Carroll campus for boys ages 6-17. Individual instruction and overall growth, both technically and tactically. The highly qualified staff consists of coaches and players with teaching and coaching experience at the high school, club and college levels. Cost is $405 for on campus campers and $305 for commuters. For more information, contact Head Soccer Coach, Doug Mello, at 406-202-4576 or dmello@carroll.edu

CARROLL COLLEGE GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL CAMP

Develop and improve your volleyball skills under the instruction of passionate Saints Head Coach, Maureen “Moe” Boyle, assistant coaches Christy Cunningham, Christina Eichler, Tiffany Hofer and current Carroll volleyball players.

There will be an overnight camp held July 8-11 for girls moving into grades 9-12. Cost is $320 per resident camper and $255 for commuter campers. There will also be a day camp held August 6-8 for girls entering grades 4-8. Cost is $180 per camper.

This camp is designed to improve individual skill while learning offensive and defensive strategies and celebrating healthy competition through team drills and games. For more information, contact Coach Moe Boyle at 406-447-4487 or mboyle@carroll.edu.

CARROLL COLLEGE GIRLS’ SOCCER CAMP

Directed by Head Soccer Coach, David Thorvilson, this camp will be offered June 25-29 for girls ages 9-17. Individual instruction and overall growth, both technically and tactically will be emphasized. At the Carroll Soccer Camp, we pride ourselves in offering positive feedback for each and every player regardless of skill level or years of participation in soccer. The coaching staff provides planning and attention to create a healthy setting for participants, both on and off the field. Cost is $385 per resident camper and $275 for commuter campers. For more information, contact David Thorvilson at 406-447-5518 or dthorvil@carroll.edu.

HYSA YOUTH SOCCER CAMPS

All Arsenal Camps and Little Kicker Camps are directed by HYSA Executive Director, Phil McGovern, and HYSA staff coaches. Coach McGovern has a USSF C license and an Advanced National Diploma from the NSCAA. He has coached all levels and ages of players in club, high school and college. For more information, contact Phil at info@helenasoccer.com or 406-431-3064.

June 11-14

Little Kickers Camp

For U4-U6 boys and girls. Little Kickers play soccer oriented games, fun playground games, and have rest and snack times. It offers kids a great chance to get used to a ball at their feet and begin the skill learning needed for our older age soccer programs. Camp is offered during half day morning sessions from 9-11 am. Cost is $50 per week.

June 16-19

Little Kickers Camp

For U4-U6 boys and girls. Little Kickers play soccer oriented games, fun playground games, and have rest and snack times. It offers kids a great chance to get used to a ball at their feet and begin the skill learning needed for our older age soccer programs. Camp is offered during half day morning sessions from 9-11 am. Cost is $50 per week.

July 30-August 2

Little Kickers Camp

For U4-U6 boys and girls. Little Kickers play soccer oriented games, fun playground games, and have rest and snack times. It offers kids a great chance to get used to a ball at their feet and begin the skill learning needed for our older age soccer programs. Camp is offered during half day morning sessions from 9-11 am. Cost is $50 per week.

June 11-14

Arsenal Soccer Camp

Camp is for U7 through U12 boys and girls. Soccer skills are taught and practiced in a fast paced and fun environment. The focus is on technical and personal skills needed to play the game at a higher level. Tactical play skills are also worked on—helping the young player to see and read the game better. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $155 per week.

July 16-19

Arsenal Soccer Camp

Camp is for U7 through U12 boys and girls. Soccer skills are taught and practiced in a fast paced and fun environment. The focus is on technical and personal skills needed to play the game at a higher level. Tactical play skills are also worked on—helping the young player to see and read the game better. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $155 per week.

July 30-August 2

Arsenal Soccer Camp

Camp is for U7 through U12 boys and girls. Soccer skills are taught and practiced in a fast paced and fun environment. The focus is on technical and personal skills needed to play the game at a higher level. Tactical play skills are also worked on—helping the young player to see and read the game better. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $155 per week.

July 10-12

Wolverhampton Wanderers ID Camp

Helena Youth Soccer Association will host the academy staff of the English Pro Club, the Wolverhampton Wanderers, as they travel here to identify the top talent in the area. The Wolverhampton Wanderers FC are dominating at the top of the Championship League, in prime position to be promoted to the Premier League in May! This camp will offer players a chance to develop their game and confidence, provide educational opportunities for our coaches and to offer top players National & International opportunities. For more information contact Phil McGovern at info@helenasoccer.org

August 6-9

Coerver Camp: THE Technical Skills Camp

Coerver is the largest soccer educational program in the world. It is designed to develop and improve individual player skills. Their system leads to consistent individual play, strong technical skills, composure, vision, creativeness and confidence. Coerver Coaching is based on the fundamental belief that any system or team is only as good as the individuals that form it. The essence of Coerver method is ball mastery. Great for all levels of players.

ROCK & RALLY TENNIS

The City of Helena Parks & Recreation Department will host the FREE USA Tennis “Rock & Rally” music and tennis program at the Civic Center Courts every Wednesday evening in June & July from 6-7:30 p.m. Local tennis players will serve up a special evening of fun-filled tennis activities for players of all ages and skill levels. We will use all four courts. We invite you to just show up; racquets and balls will be provided for those who need them to use during the event. For more information, contact M.C. Beeby at 406-431-3152 or email mc@mcbeeby.com

BILL ROBERTS YOUTH GOLF CAMP

Learn the basics of golf with four days of instruction by a golf professional! It's a great introduction to the game where the kids have fun and leave with a free t-shirt. Get your kids signed up now, space is limited. Cost is $40 each child. For more information contact Bill Roberts Golf Course ant 406-442-2191.

June 12-15

Age 6-8; 9-10 a.m.

Age 9-12; 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Ages 13+; 12-1 p.m.

HELENA ATHLETIC CLUB

Located at 3350 Colton Drives, the Helena Athletic Club offers a variety of variety of summer programs for kids. Enroll online at hacmt.com or call 442-6782 for more information.

Full Day Kidz Club

Ages: 3-11 (Co-ed)

Time: 8:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

• Week 1 (June 11-15)

Wide World of Sports

Let’s play! Besides basketball, baseball, soccer and tennis, we’ll enjoy the backyard classics: kick-ball, jump rope and tag. Sportsmanship and teamwork also play a big role in the week. Fieldtrips include Centennial Park, Mountain Meadow Park and Stone Tree Climbing Center

• Week 2 (June 18-22)

Mad Science

Prepare to wear goggles!! In this fun filled week we will see how to make an egg lose its shell. Campers will also make their own lava lamps. Of course a trip to Exploration Works is in order plus local parks and more.

• Week 3 (June 25-29)

“Art” We Amazing?!

Paint, chalk art, scratch art plus field trips to the Holter Museum of Art and a visit from our community art teacher!

• Week 4 (July 2-6)

Red, White & Blue

A patriotic week with festive activities and trips to Memorial Park and the Veterans Memorial plus Mt. Helena.

• Week 5 (July 9-13)

Super Heroes

Policemen, EMT’s, fire fighters and other local heroes will pay us a visit. Campers will learn what each hero does daily. Walk through a smoke house, blast the fire hose and sit inside a police cruiser.

• Week 6 (July 16-20)

Animal Planet

Lions, tigers and bears, OH MY!!! Join us this week in learning about animals and why they are important to our environment. Crafts include making our own binoculars and bug habitat. Campers will also take a field trip to MT Wild.

• Week 7 (July 23-27)

Fun on the Farm

Learn how agriculture sustains us including discovery of the farm and ranch lifestyle. Field trips will include Farm in the Dell and 4H Livestock barns.

Tree House Camps

A perfect preschool/pre-K half day camp for youngsters ages 3-5 years and just getting into the summer camp experience. Campers will enjoy time at our many centers in two classrooms including imaginative play, letters and literacy, fine motor works, arts and crafts, numerical and math literacy plus all the standard pre-K lessons like shapes, colors, weather observation and more. Of course gross motor skills get plenty of use in the gym during semi-structured gym time. Tree House teachers also emphasize good citizenship and polite communication:

• Week 1 (June 18-22)

Too Sweet

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Come explore the delightful world of confectioneries! Using candy as our focal point, we will learn and explore through play and experimentation. Our sweet week will wrap up with a visit to Helena’s historic candy shop, The Parrot.

• Week 2 (July 9-13)

Queens, Kings, and Other Such Things”

8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Join our royal court as we travel back in time and explore the exciting world of knights, princesses, and dragons. Are you brave enough to join us on our quest?

• Week 3 (August 6-10)

Dog Days of Summer

8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Join our pack of canine lover’s and learn about man’s best friend as we unleash loads of fun through games and activities. We may even meet some agility dogs along the way.

HELENA KIDSPORTS GYMNASTICS

Movement every single day! Your child will be moving, creating, and having fun with fitness! This is the goal of Helena Kidsports Gymnastics summer camps. This year’s summer’s camps will run Monday through Thursday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and will feature a different theme each week. Helena Kidsports is located at 5 Wall Street in Montana City. For pricing and more information, contact Kyla at kyla.uribe@gmail.com or 406-442-1840.

Summer Camp Schedule

June 11-14, Star Wars

June 18-21, Sports

June 25-28, Cooking

July 9-12, Messy Art

July 16-19, Dinosaurs

July 23-26, Science

August 6-9, Pirates

August 13-16, Lego/Robotics

HELENA KIDSPORTS JUMPSTART READERS

Jumpstart Readers is an individualized literacy camp where children are truly celebrated at their level of reading & writing, and given instruction based on needs! Ms. Kyla has a background in primary teaching and specializes in the reading/writing workshops. She uses the Daily 5 structure to encourage the children to be independent, confident learners! For specifics, please email Ms. Kyla at kyla.uribe@gmail.com.

Jumpstart Readers takes place at 12:00pm, Monday - Thursday of this week (following the morning Jumpstart Summer Camps). Campers will eat their sack lunches from home 12:00-12:20pm; then will have the Daily 5/Reading Club from 12:20-1:30 p.m. Helena Kidsports is located at 5 Wall Street in Montana City. For more information, call 406-442-1840.

VALLEY VIEW LUTHERAN SOCCER CAMP

Valley View Lutheran Church is offering a kids soccer camp, Jun 16-18, for kids ages 5 and up. Call 443-6663 to register or for more information go online to www.valleyviewlutheran.org

QUEEN CITY BALLET CAMPS

Princess Camps

Queen City Ballet invites you to enjoy ballet in your favorite fairytale. All camps include crafts and an in-house performance. Cost is $90 per camp. Ages 3-4 are held from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Ages 5-6 are held from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

June 11-15 (Cinderella)

Polish your glass slippers and prepare to dance the day away with Cinderella.

June 18—22 (Moana)

Join Princess Moana and her hero Maui to save the mystical island of Motunui from darkness.

June 25-29th (Leap!)

Leap onstage with Felicie as she realizes her dreams to dance. Join her as she prepares to go on her greatest adventure yet!

July 9-13 (Frozen)

Return to Arendelle with Anna and Elsa one more time this summer. Beat the heat while you sparkle like snowflakes.

July 16-20th (Fancy Nancy)

Prepare to become fabulous! Join Fancy Nancy as she sets off on an extraordinary adventure to share her fanciness with everyone.

August 6-10 (Beauty and the Beast)

Dance away with the bright and beautiful Princess Belle who befriends an enchanted beast.

August 13-17 (Sleeping Beauty)

Dance with Princess Aurora and her fairy friends. Dance and sparkle amongst the enchanting characters of the Sleeping Beauty Fairytale.

Dance Camps

These fun camps focus on ballet and explore jazz and lyrical dance, ending with an in-house performance showcasing pieces in each genre. Cost is $150 per session. Ages 7-10 years old.

Session 1 (June 11-15): 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Session 2 (June 18-22): 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Session 3 (July 23-27): 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Session 4 (July 30-August 3) 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

ALLEGRO SCHOOL OF DANCE CAMPS

Allegro School of Dance offers summer camps throughout the summer for experienced and new dancers between the ages of 3 through adult. Classes run Monday through Thursday and are $75 per week. Punch cards are also available for dancers that need to have a more flexible schedule. Registration forms and schedule can be downloaded at allegrodance.net or you can contact Beth Barry at 443-1231 to have a schedule mailed to you. The studio is located at 636 Barney St.

Preschool—2nd Grade Classes

• June 11-14 (Fancy Nancy)

5:30-7:00 p.m.

This class will focus on strength and technique. Story time will highlight Fancy Nancy

• June 25-28 (Exploring Our Space)

3:30-5 p.m.

This class will have a stronger focus on large muscle coordination and our bodies moving through our space. Our story time will be all about dancing animals. This class is ideal for young boys also

• June 9-12 (The Nutcracker in July)

2:00-3:30 p.m.

This class will explore one of Ballet’s Favorite Stories. Dancers will learn a dance to perform during their last class.

• August 6-9 (Dragons & Princesses)

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This class will have a stronger focus on Creativity. Story time will highlight Tallulah and her brother Beckett. This class is ideal for young boys also.

• August 6-9 (Firebird)

1:00-2:30 p.m.

For dancers entering K-2nd grades

This class will have a stronger focus on ballet technique.

Beginning I, II, & III (dancers entering 2nd-4th grades)

• June 11-14 (Technique/Stretch)

3rd & 4th grades only

1:00-3:00 p.m.

• June 18-21 (Arabesques/Flexibility)

3:00-5:00 p.m.

• July 16-19 (Turns/Spotting/Balance)

5:00-7:00 p.m.

• July 30-August 2 (Jumps/Strength)

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Pre-Pointe/New Pointe (dancers entering 4th grade and older)

• July 9-12

3:30-5:30 p.m.

• August 13-16

11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m.

Intermediate I, II, & III (dancers entering 5th-8th grades)

• June 11-14 (Technique/Stretch)

3:00-5:00 p.m.

• June 18-21 (Arabesque/Flexibility)

5:00-7:30 p.m.

• June 25-28 (Turn Out/Standing Leg)

1:00-3:30 p.m.

• July 16-19 (Turns/Balance)

11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

• July 30-August 2 (Jumps/Strength)

1:00-3:30 p.m.

Advanced (dancers entering 9th grade and older)

• June 11-14 (Technique/Stretch)

*8th grade dancers also

3:00-5:30 p.m.

• June 18-21 (Arabesque/Flexibility)

12:00-3:00 p.m.

• June 25-28 (Turn Out/Standing Leg)

5:00-8:00 p.m.

• July 9-12 (Floor Work)

*8th grade dancers also

11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

• July 16-19 (Turns/Balance)

2:00-5:00 p.m.

• July 30-August 2 (Jumps/Strength)

3:30-6:30 p.m.

• August 13-16 (Pointe)

*8th grade dancers also

1:30-3:30 p.m.

ADVENTURES UNLIMITED

Adventures Unlimited is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing and promoting natural resource-based recreation, environmental steward and outdoor experiential education.

Reach for Adventure ~ Rock Climb!

Dates: July 16 -19

Time: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Ages: 6 and up

Cost: $290

Climb to new heights! Students will be taught skills such as climbing techniques, safety, and knot tying while experiencing some of Helena’s cliff-side landscapes. Geology, cliff ecology, minimal impact practices, and art in nature will be incorporated. Students will also be taught NASAR’s Hug-a-Tree and Survive program.

Experience the Voyage ~ Water Adventures!

Dates: July 30, 31, August 1, 2

Time: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Ages: 6 and up

Cost: $290

Explore Montana’s beauty by river and lake. Students will be taught water safety skills and paddling techniques while experiencing kayaking, paddle boarding, rafting, and rowing. History, hydrology, minimal impact practices, and art in nature will be incorporated. Students will also be taught NASAR’s Hug-A-Tree and Survive program.

All adventures depart from and return to The Placer in Downtown Helena, 21 N Last Chance Gulch. Transportation, equipment, and snacks are provided. For more information contact Mariah Davis with Adventures Unlimited (406) 465-4562.

PAINTED POT SUMMER CAMPS

A new summer brings new opportunities for fun camp and class experiences at The Painted Pot. This year we will be offering 8 weeks of afternoon summer camps. Our camps all run from Monday through Friday and are from 1-4 p.m. Week long camps cover multiple mediums unless otherwise specified. Each camp or class price includes materials, instruction, paint, glaze, firing, or any other finishing necessary and a snack during the class break. Camps start at $130 in March and go up $5 every month you wait. There is a $10 sibling camp discount (max three per family). Register online at placefull.com/summer-camps-and-classes-at-the-painted-pot or over the phone. For more information, call 406-443-3799.

June 18-22 – Life’s a Beach

Entering 1st Grade and up

June 25-29 - Safari

Entering 1st Grade and up

July 9-13- Christmas in July

Entering 1st Grade and up

July 16-20 – Camping Adventure

Entering 1st Grade and up

July 30 - August 3 – Shark Week

Entering 1st Grade and up

August 6-10 – Mud Monkeys (all clay)

Entering 3rd Grade and up

August 20-24 – Best of Summer

Entering 1st Grade and up

GRANDSTREET THEATRE

Grandstreet offers a variety of summer camps. Call the theater for more information at 442-4270.

Mini-Camps

Campers can attend one day ($25), one week ($90) or all three weeks ($250).

• June 11-15 (Scene One, Improvisation!) Comedy improvisation, learn to think on your feet and play many theater games. Runs from 1:30-4 p.m. for 3rd-9th graders.

• June 18-22 (Scene Two, Acting Magic!) Learn all the tricks of the trade from auditioning to stage combat. Runs from 9-11:30 a.m. for 3rd-5th graders, 1:30-4 p.m. for 6th-9th graders.

• August 6-10 (Scene Three, Musical Theater) Come and play some of our summer show cast members. Runs from 9-11:30 a.m. for 3rd-5th graders, 1:30-4 p.m. for 6th-9th graders.

Beanies

This program is for students entering kindergarten through 2nd grade. The schedule is as follows: Orientation, July 8 at 6:00 p.m. at Grandstreet Theatre. Beanie classes run from July 19—20, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon at the First Baptist Church on 8th and Warren. The final performance will be held on July 20 at both 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. (you will be asked to choose one at orientation but your child will perform at both) at the Myrna Loy Center (15 N. Ewing). The cost is $275 if making one lump payment or $300 if making payments.

Social Skills Theatre School

This unique one-week camp is designed to promote social skills (pragmatics) through the fun and powerful medium of theatre. The participants are provided an opportunity to learn and practice age-appropriate social skills and work on the fundamentals of acting. The camp will be led by a licensed speech-language pathologist and a faculty member from Grandstreet Theatre School. The camp will be held July 30-August 3 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. for Kindergartedn-5th graders and 1:30-3:30 p.m. for 6th graders through high schoolers.

Grandstreet Summer Camp

The summer camps are two week programs for 3rd through 12th grade at the Grandstreet Theatre. Students are divided into grade levels to develop skills in acting, improvisation, rehearsal techniques, voice and diction, communication, character development, creative thinking, play making, dance movement and much more. Wednesdays are special elective days.

The schedule is as follows: Orientation, July 9. Daily schedule/rehearsal is July 9-20 from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., lunch 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., classes 12:30-5 p.m. Final performance is July 21 at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Farewell Dance is July 21. The cost is $375 if making one lump payment or $400 if making payments.

ARCHIE BRAY CHILDREN’S CERAMIC CLASSES

Archie Bray offers two sessions of children’s ceramic classes during the summer months. Classes are taught by our current resident artists who are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about clay. Students will learn many different techniques for building with clay using their hands, molds, clay tools and electric wheels depending on their age). Your child’s work will be fired and ready to pick up one week after the class is over. Classes meet Monday—Friday for three hours each day and are open to ages 6-11 years old.

Light snacks will be provided such as fruit, juice, mozzarella cheese sticks and/or granola bars or crackers. If your child has food allergies, we encourage parents to provide an alternative snack for them to enjoy. Student work will be fired and ready to pick up one week after the class concludes.

June 25-29

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

July 9-13

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

August 20-24

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Tuition is $150 per child, which covers all expenses; instruction, clay, glazes, use of tools, firing of work and snacks. A $50 deposit is due to the Bray office within four days after registration. To register, please call the Bray at 443-3502, ext 11.

FREE CERAMICS STUDIO ART CENTER SUMMER CLAY CAMPS

The Free Ceramics Studio Art Center is located at 650 Logan St. Call 438-6212 or visit www.freeceramics.com/clay-club/summer-workshops/ for more information.

The summer Clay & Play at Free Ceramics provides a full day of the creative and visual arts integrated with literacy and science. Campers will engage in arts project based on science experiments they will themselves conduct. In addition, they will explore their community: parks, museums, and the great outdoors as well as the work of master artists. But best of all, campers will have fun! Join us for a summer of art, science, and play!

Classes are limited to 20 students. Students need to bring their own lunch, snack and water bottle. All students will get opportunities to throw on a wheel. Clay art projects will be fired for pick-up 2 weeks after the end of a session. To reserve a spot, email or call for availability. Then download an application and mail it in with a 50% deposit. Full classes will be posted on the website. It includes all materials. Tuition is $218.

June 18-22

1st-8th graders, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Motion of the Ocean: Water has no limits to the shape that it can take or the art it makes! Learn about the different kinds of movement from the animals in it to the waves crashing and the things that float by creating mosaics, ships in a bottle, and shells. Field trip to the Lewis and Clark Library on Friday. Pottery throwing will be included in this camp.

July 9-13

1st-8th graders, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Best of: A mixing of previous projects and new ones! Creating stuffed animals, watercolor painting, making potholders, creating and decorating paper airplanes, origami, game tournaments, painting, drawing, leaf rubbing, creating galaxies… The list goes on and on. Campers will get to choose what projects they do. Pottery throwing will be included in this camp.

July 23-27

1st-8th graders, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Feeling Art: Most art follows the saying, “Look, but don’t touch,” but sometimes you just have to touch art. Explore the different textures and shapes that can be found in the world. Create tiles with multiple textures, crazy shapes, and texture books with sewing. Pottery throwing will be included in this camp.

August 6-10

1st-8th graders, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wild Things: You can see the many patterns in the wild that are useful and beautiful. Campers will learn different patterns and colors that plants and animals use to hide from wild things. Field trip for a day at the Wildlife Center and Spring Meadow will take place. Pottery throwing will be included in this camp.

August 20-24

1st-8th graders, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Miniature Art: Some art is big, some art is small! There is a lot of art that is small that we don’t consider very much. Making beads out of clay, mini art books, and other pint-sized projects are planned. Pottery throwing will be included in this camp.

SYLVAN ACADEMIC CAMPS & WORKSHOPS

Helena Sylvan has been serving Helena and the surrounding area for 23 years.  Our team consists of directors and teachers who care about children succeeding.  Our personalized programs focus on fixing skill gaps and building confidence in each and every student.  Our camps are all about FUN and ENGAGING students in STEM and developing great habits. Call for more information today on any of these upcoming events:

Starts June 7: Personalized programs

  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Reading, math, English and study skills; Math Edge and Algebra Edge
  • Tuesday/Thursay, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 12:30-2:30 p.m. and 4:30-6:30 p.m. - Reading, math, English and study skills; Math Edge and Algebra Edge

June 12 - July 12: ACT or SAT Course

  • 2:30 - 4:30 p.m., Sylvan’s college test preparation course has proven to significantly increase test scores to help students get into the colleges/universities of their choices.  For many, skills can be mastered to raise test scores in about 4 weeks.  

Camps and workshops:

July 30 - August 3

12:30-2:30 p.m.

Robotics – Students will be introduced to the amazing world of robotics by building and programming all sorts of FUN and ENGAGING projects!

August 6 -10

12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Robotics – Build on the previous week or begin this week to build and program robotic projects. Problem-solving skills and STEM vocabulary enhanced!

April 6 – May 12

3:30 -5:00 p.m.

Game Design 101 –102 - Learn basic programming through animation and video game design. Friday afternoon weekly class.

August 13 -17

12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Game Design 201 – An advanced introduction to basic programming through animation and video games design.

August 13 and 15

2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Robotics/Engineering Workshop – Students will pick the project that they want to build. They will create and bring to life two to four different projects.

June - August: Pre-K Reading Program

32 hours of foundational reading skills to prepare your child for Kindergarten. Schedule with our directors for days and times. Dates to be announced. Math Edge/Robotics – Stretch your child’s imagination and skills by creating and programming many different projects. The students experiment with STEM concepts and have a BLAST learning! Math Edge review and refresher!

June - August; Advanced Reading Skills

12 hour program scheduled in 2-hour modules and guaranteed to give students a 50% increase in effective reading rate.

August 20, 22, 23, 27 & 28, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Organization & Time Management Camp – Develop and refine time management and organizational habits to succeed in school, life, and beyond.

Additional Courses: Study and Goal-Setting Essentials, Reading for School Success, Powerful Communication and Presentations, Note-taking Strategies That Work, Test Taking With Confidence, Writing To Win, Navigating the Digital World, and Conquering College Admissions.

LEWIS & CLARK LIBRARY

Tuesday Tales

Held every Tuesday starting June 12 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Large Meeting Room at the Lewis and Clark Library.

June 12: Cecil’s Magic

June 19: Princess Fearless

June 26: Puppet Show by Markie Scholz

July 3: Musical Fun

July 10: Jack & Kitty

July 17: Helena Ukulele Club

July 24: American Folksinger, Adam Miller

July 31: Grand Finale Party

Preschool Story Time

Geared for preschool age, this 30 minute program will emphasize early literacy skills for caregivers and their children. We will focus on the five early literacy practices: play, sing, read, talk and write. Come and join the early literacy fun. From 10:30-11 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays in June and July on the Story Steps at the library.

Summer Time Books and Babies

Held on Mondays in June and July from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Large Meeting Room.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Club

For caregivers with kiddos ages birth to pre-K. Help your little buffalo get a super jumpstart on school reading readiness. Easy sign up! Receive Buffalo Log Sheets for every 100 books and prizes on the path to 1000 books. Stop by the library to learn more.

Teen Events

General Information: Teen Programs at Lewis & Clark Library are designed for youth entering grades 6-12 in the fall. All programs are free.

June 7: Volunteer at your Library, 1-3 pm, Large Meeting Room. Help the Teen Services Department prepare for summer! We’ll be assembling kits, stickering books, and doing the work that makes library programs run.

June 12: Teen Movie Tuesday, 1-3 pm, Large Meeting Room. Enjoy a feature length film and snacks.

June 14: Free Book Day for Teens, 1-2:30 pm, Large Meeting Room. Pick out a great new summer read, compliments of the Lewis & Clark Library Foundation. Books, crafts, and snacks.

June 19: Teen Movie Tuesday, 1-3 pm, Large Meeting Room. Enjoy a feature length film and snacks.

June 21: Teen Program, 1-2:30 pm, Large Meeting Room. Stay tuned for what’s on deck! It’s sure to be a good time.

June 26: Teen Movie Tuesday, 1-3 pm, Large Meeting Room. Enjoy a feature length film and snacks.

June 28: Teen Program, 1-2:30 pm, Large Meeting Room. Stay tuned for what’s on deck! It’s sure to be a good time.

July 10:Teen Movie Tuesday, 1-3 pm, Large Meeting Room. Enjoy a feature length film and snacks.

July 12: Teen Program, 1-2:30 pm, Large Meeting Room. Stay tuned for what’s on deck! It’s sure to be a good time.

July 17:Teen Movie Tuesday, 1-3 pm, Large Meeting Room. Enjoy a feature length film and snacks.

July 19: Teen Program, 1-2:30 pm, Large Meeting Room. Stay tuned for what’s on deck! It’s sure to be a good time

July 24: Teen Movie Tuesday, 1-3 pm, Large Meeting Room. Enjoy a feature length film and snacks.

July 26: Teen Program, 1-2:30 pm, Large Meeting Room. Stay tuned for what’s on deck! It’s sure to be a good time

Summer Programs for Adults

Crafty Day at the Library

1 PM, Large Meeting Room. Crafts to be announced along with registration information.

June 6

July 8

August 12

Game Night

6-8 p.m., Large Meeting Room. Open to all ages! Drop in anytime between 6-8 PM on the fourth Tuesday of the month. We have a LOT of board games!

June 26

July 24

August 28

The Helena Ukulele Club

Everyone 12 years old and up is welcome to join in the ukulele playing fun. Song books are available at the Information Desk at the Main Helena Library during open hours. Music is provided at each jam session. Please bring a ukulele to play. There are several available ukuleles for checkout from the library. The HUC meets on the last Monday of every month in the Large Meeting Room of the Lewis & Clark Library, except for May 2018. Everyone is welcome so please come play with us!

May 2

June 25

July 30

August 27

September 24

Summer Reading Program Activities for K-5 at East Helena Branch:

June 12: Cecil's Magic Show

June 19: Princess Fearless

June 26: Markie Scholz and puppets

July 10: Jack and Kitty

July 17: To be announced, but probably drumming

July 24: American Folksinger and Storyteller

July 31: Party in park with snacks/games/music

August - Sept. Book Bingo is still going on.

All programs start at 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. with checkouts. Please have an adult accompany children under age 10 East Helena Branch Library -- 16 East Main St. 227-5750

ST. PAUL’S METHODIST CHURCH CAMP

Summer camp, formally VBS, is right around the corner! Mark your calendars for June 11-14 from 5:30-8:15 PM. Children 5 years old up through those entering 5th grade encouraged to join us. Children in 6th grade or older are invited to be Summer Camp helpers. We begin the evening with dinner for families and children at 5:30 p.m. Children then begin their activities. Parents will have the optional opportunity to attend classes with Pastor Tyler. A $10 donation toward the cost of materials and food is appreciated. Registration forms will be available mid-April. Any questions please call Lynn @ 442-5643.

STONETREE SUMMER CLIMBING CAMPS

Join us all summer for our weeklong summer camps. Our instructors engage campers with fun and challenging activities that build strength, confidence, focus, and teamwork. The camps also include outdoor excursions, daily snack and a Stonetree camp t-shirt. Sessions will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday through Friday on June 11-15, June 18-22, June 25-29, July 2-6, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-August 3, August 6-10, August 13-17, August 20-24. Contact Barb Wetherill at info@stonetreeclimbing.com or 406-534-0325 for more information.

Crushers (Ages 5-8)

Crushers will learn the essentials of bouldering, including understanding routes, setting goals and technique through a series of games and activities designed for new and beginner climbers.

Time: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Core Climbers (Ages 9-13)

Perfect for kids who can’t get enough climbing! Core Climbers learn the fundamentals of bouldering, more advanced climbing techniques and intro to climbing with ropes.

Time: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Cost per weekly session:

Early Bird Registration:

Non-Member: $150

Member: $130 until 5/31/18

After 6/1/18:

Non-Member: $160

Member: $140

Day of camp: $175

Full payment is required for registration of each participant. If classes are full, please call to be added to our waitlist.Stonetree Climbing Center is located at 1222 Bozeman St. Call 534-0325 for more information.

New! Intro to Ropes

Learn how to climb safely indoors. This week will include top roping, belay technique, terminology and repelling. June 25-29, July 23-27 and Aug 20-24. 1-4:30 pm. Ages 9 and up. Contact Barb Wetherill at info@stonetreeclimbing.com or 406-534-0325 for more information.

Cost per weekly session:

Early Bird Registration:

Non-Member: $165

Member: $145 until 5/31/18

After 6/1/18

Non-Member $175

Member $155

Day of camp: $190

Full payment is required for registration of each participant. If classes are full, please call to be added to our waitlist.

JUST FOR KIDS DAYCARE

Summer Camp Program

Activities will include, art, adventure, nature, science, splash park, movies, sports activities, gymnastics, experiments and lots of other fun! Camp is open to children ages 5-12. June 11-29 July 9-31 August 1-24. Cost is $225 per week or $800 for the month; $50 Registration fee per child. Breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack will be provided. Only 14 spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Call GG or Tatiyana at 406-422-5660 for more information.

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