summer camps '19

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Unless otherwise noted, summer camps take place at Missoula College River Campus at 1205 East Broadway.

Members receive a 10% discount on all summer camps. Purchase a membership.

Need-based scholarships are available. Apply for a scholarship.

spectrUM's Consent and Health History Form (must be submitted by first day of camp)

June Camps

June 17-21

Get Set to Be a Vet, Ages 6-9: Camp is FULL

June 17-21, 9am-4pm

$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now

Camp is full.  Put your name on the Wait List

Meet real veterinarians, discover how to take better care of your pets, and make them a healthy treat! Develop your skills as you learn how to suture cuts and apply casts to broken bones. Meet special animal guests and more!

Treasure Island Adventures, Ages 7-10: Camp is FULL

June 17-21, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now

Camp is full.  Put your name on the Wait List
Walk the plank and dive into science! Craft a sword,  learn the art of stage sword fighting,  and send some ships down to Davey Jones’ locker with your own catapults and cannons. Explore gemstones and make precious jewels before creating your very own treasure chest and challenging your fellow pirates to follow a treasure map.

June 24-28

Magic of Chemistry, Ages 6-9: Camp is FULL

June 24-28, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now

Camp is full.  Put your name on the Wait List.

Don’t miss this exciting camp, full of potions, explosions, and magic.  Explore the fascinating world of chemistry as you extract DNA, grow crystals, create exploding elephant toothpaste, and more!

Explosive Chemistry, Ages 10-12

June 24-28, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now
Start your summer off with a bang! Explore the science of fire and fireworks during this action-packed camp.  Study the properties of matter and chemical reactions with liquid nitrogen, slime, and dry ice. Make some explosions, tour a chemistry lab, and meet real chemists.  Have a blast with this explosive and safe camp!

Sun, Earth Universe Explorers, Ages 8-11

June 24-28, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now
Discover the wonders of the universe through hands-on exploration of planets, comets, moons, stars, and galaxies with spectrUM's new Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition. Explore the possibilities of space travel and life on other planets. Hone your skills as a star gazer in the Star Lab! This camp takes place at spectrUM's Toole Museum at 812 Toole Avenue.

July Camps

July 1-3

Tech Tasters, Ages 6-9: Camp is FULL

July 1-3, 9am-4pm
$150 for non-members / $135 for members   Register Now

Camp is full. Put your name on the Wait List.
Explore all different kinds of technology in this fun-filled camp! Make jitterbugs, create art and moving pictures on the computer, explore animation, and program a robot!

Camp Contraption, Ages 7-10: Camp is FULL

July 1-3, 9am-4pm
$150 for non-members / $135 for members   Register Now

Camp is full.  Put your name on the Wait List.

Calling all engineers, tinkerers, and inventors.  During this camp, you will build, build, build!  Create Rube Goldberg devices, flying contraptions, catapults, bridges, and more.  Explore the engineering design process as you build dams and create earthquake-proof buildings.

Crime Scene Investigation, Ages 9-12

July 1-3, 9am-4pm
$150 for non-members / $135 for members   Register Now
Learn how scientists and investigators work to solve mysteries.  You'll explore your own fingerprints, examine fibers and much more. Work with a team to build the science tools you need to crack the case.  This camp takes place at spectrUM's Toole Museum at 812 Toole Avenue.

July 8-12

Best in Show, Ages 6-9: Camp is FULL

July 8-12, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now

Camp is full.  Put your name on the Wait List.
One of our most popular camps! Experience spectrUM’s most fun and beloved science activities. We’ll explore everything from chemistry and robots, to animals and astronomy.

Robotics: Mars Mission, Ages 9-12: Camp is FULL

July 8-12, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now

Camp is full. Put your name on the Wait List.
spectrUM’s most popular summer camp...with a new twist! Explore the amazing world of robotics and computer programming by building robots that move, talk, see, and sense their surroundings. Explore how robots are changing the world, then use your skills to design and test a robot mission that's out of this world!

Earth, Wind, and Fire Camp with Missoula Park and Recreation

July 8-12, 8:30am-12:30pm
Experience spectrUM's favorite science activities! Study properties of matter and chemical reactions, experience map making and treasure hunting, and explore the stars! This camp takes place at spectrUM's Toole Museum at 812 Toole Avenue. Participants must register through Missoula Parks and Recreation.

July 15-19

Get Set to Be A Vet, Ages 7-10: Camp is FULL

July 15-19, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now

Camp is full. Put your name on the waitlist.
Meet real veterinarians, discover how to take better care of your pets, and make them a healthy treat! Develop your skills as you learn how to suture cuts and apply casts to broken bones. Meet special animal guests and more!

Makers Academy, Ages 10-14: Camp is FULL

July 15-19, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now

Camp is full. Put your name on the waitlist.
Do you love to create? Join this exciting new camp to bring your ideas to life. Spend a week making and tinkering. Design and make your own creations with a laser cutter, 3D printer, and more.

July 22-26

Tech Club: Tech Tasters, Ages 6-9: Camp is FULL

July 22-26, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now

Camp is full.  Put your name on the Wait List

Explore all different kinds of technology in this fun-filled camp! Make jitterbugs, create art and moving pictures on the computer, explore animation, program a robot, and build underwater vehicles.

SciGirls Get Tech, Ages 8-13

July 22-26, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now
Explore, design, and create at spectrUM in this girls-only science camp! Meet with female scientists as you explore the exciting world of computers. Use your imagination and new skills to design your own computer game and learn how to code.

July 29-August 2

Treasure Island Adventures, Ages 6-9: Camp is FULL

July 29-August 2, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now

Camp is full.  Put your name on the Wait List.
Walk the plank and dive into science! Craft a sword,  learn the art of stage sword fighting,  and send some ships down to Davey Jones’ locker with your own catapults and cannons. Explore gemstones and make precious jewels before creating your very own treasure chest and challenging your fellow pirates to follow a treasure map.

Robotics: Rescue Rovers, Ages 8-11: Camp is FULL

July 29-August 2, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now

Camp is full.  Put your name on the Wait List.
spectrUM’s most popular summer camp with a new twist! Explore the amazing world of robotics and computer programming by building robots that move, talk, see, and sense their surroundings. Learn how robots are saving lives and program your robot to carry out daring missions!

August Camps

August 5-9

Magic of Chemistry, Ages 7-10: Camp is FULL

August 5-9, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now

Camp is full.  Put your name on the Wait List
Don’t miss this exciting camp, full of potions, explosions, and magic.  Explore the fascinating world of chemistry as you extract DNA, grow crystals, create exploding elephant toothpaste, and more!

Makers Academy, Ages 9-12

August 5-9, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now
Do you love to create? Join this exciting new camp to bring your ideas to life. Spend a week making and tinkering. Design and make your own creations with a laser cutter, 3D printer, and more.

Earth, Wind, and Fire Camp with Missoula Park and Recreation

August 5-9, 8:30am-12:30pm
Experience spectrUM's favorite science activities! Study properties of matter and chemical reactions, experience map making and treasure hunting, and explore the stars! This camp takes place at spectrUM's Toole Museum at 812 Toole Avenue. Participants must register through Missoula Parks and Recreation.

August 12-16

Get Set to Be A Vet, Ages 6-9: Camp is FULL

August 12-16, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now

Camp is full.  Put your name on the Wait List

Meet real veterinarians, discover how to take better care of your pets, and make them a healthy treat! Develop your skills as you learn how to suture cuts and apply casts to broken bones. Meet special animal guests and more!

Best in Show, Ages 7-10: Camp is FULL

August 12-16, 9am-4pm
$245 for non-members / $220.50 for members   Register Now

Camp is full.  Put your name on the Wait List
One of our most popular camps! Experience spectrUM’s most fun and beloved science activities. We’ll explore everything from chemistry and robots, to animals and astronomy. This exciting week will get you geared up to go back to school!

August 19-23

Earth, Wind, and Fire Camp with Missoula Park and Recreation

August 19-23, 8:30am-4:30pm
Experience spectrUM's favorite science activities! Study properties of matter and chemical reactions, experience map making and treasure hunting, and explore the stars! This camp takes place at spectrUM's Toole Museum at 812 Toole Avenue. Participants must register through Missoula Parks and Recreation.


Summer camps run from 9am - 4pm.

Unless otherwise noted, summer camps take place at Missoula College at 1205 East Broadway.

Summer camp participants need to bring their own lunch. 

Need based scholarships are available.  Scholarships are limited, and applications should be submitted as soon as possible.

To sign up for summer camps call (406)728-STEM

Enrollment for members begins on 2/1. Purchase a membership.

Open enrollment begins on 2/16.

50% deposit required for all spectrUM programs.  View spectrUM's cancellation policy.