Montana State University

Peaks and Potentials Camp

The Office of Continuing Education at Extended University offers both face-to-face and online learning opportunities:

  • Degree Programs
  • Certificate Programs
  • Professional Development
  • Summer Field Study Programs
  • Study Abroad
  • Leisure and Lifelong Learning
  • Youth Programs


A fun, interactive and educational camp

For high-potential kids entering grades 5, 6, and 7

Dates: June 15–20, 2014
Location: Montana State University in Bozeman
Registration is now open

Download a 2014 brochure and registration form

Costs

  • Resident (lodging, all meals, activities): $624
  • Commuter (5 lunches, 4 dinners, activities): $463
  • Commuter (5 lunches, activities): $428

For more than 30 years, Peaks and Potentials has givenhigh-ability/high-potential students entering grades 5-7 (in Fall 2014) the opportunity to explore special topics of interest and work with experts in various subject areas.

A signature from an appropriate school official is required for the student's acceptance.

Instructors are MSU faculty, graduate students and experienced professionals from the area. University students and professionals act as director and counselors throughout the week.

Students have the option of staying on campus or commuting each day. All classes emphasize personal instruction and small group interaction as well as a "hands-on" approach. Academic, recreational and social activities offer students a chance to interact with their peers and sample campus life.

New for 2014: Youth in grades 5-12 in spring 2014, or who are entering grades 5-12 in fall 2014 are eligible for scholarships to attend water-related or natural resource-focused programs, competitions, and summer camps.  Examples of qualifying programs include team competitions, after school programs, summer camps, conservation leadership schools, or range camps.  
 
Scholarships are available for up to $300 and may be applied to registrations costs, program-related fees, or travel. Awards are based upon need with special consideration given to youth from rural and underserved areas of the state. See the attached Application Form for more information.
 
Funding for these scholarships comes through an EPA grant, as part of Montana Watercourse’s Classrooms to Careers Project.

Download the scholarship application

 

For more information, e-mail ContinuingEd@montana.edu or call (406) 994-6683.

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