Middle & High School Summer Camps
- All programs are FREE and meet at Ronan Middle School Cafeteria. Grades listed are students’ current grades for 2018-19 school year. Only grades specified will be accepted.
- Free meals for all students 18 years old and younger: Breakfast @ 8:15 am - 10:00 am, Lunch @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.
- No bus service provided (with the exception of Swim Camp. Transportation will be provided to and from RMS).
- Priority camp enrollment for Summer School students (register for Summer School using the form available at RMS front office).
- Space is limited -- applicants accepted on a first-come, first-served basis after priority summer school enrollment.
- You will receive an acceptance (or waiting list) letter in the mail.
- If your student is absent on the first day of camp, they will be dropped so we can admit a student from the waiting list.
- Please pick and return application forms at your child's school office.
STEM (grades 5-8): June 10-14, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Students will explore a variety of STEM activities including math and logic puzzles, basic coding and small robotic technology, and various engineering challenges. Each day will feature active learning in teams, collaborating to solve problems or complete challenges. Teacher: Hilary Lozar
Salish & Cultural Heritage (grades 5-8): June 10-14, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm; (grades 9-11): June 17-21, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Students will participate in several cultural heritage activities including native games, Salish language, beadwork, art work, dancing & music. Teachers: Naomi Billedeaux & Ms. Graves
Swimming (grades 5-8): June 17-21, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Learn and/or practice swimming and have fun with a half hour swim lesson and an hour free swim at Mission Valley Aquatic Center. Teachers: Charla Lake & MVA Staff
STARBASE STEM (grades 5-8): June 24-26, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Learn basic science, technology, engineering, and math through fun, hands-on activities including designing hot air balloons, programming robots, building small water crafts using fuel cell systems and water rockets, and other exciting projects. Teachers: STARBASE Staff
Traditional Drum & Dance Camp (grades 6-11): June 24-28, 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Camp will consist of three types of singing styles. 1.) Northern intertribal such as pow wow, memorial, and honor songs. 2.) Round Dance songs used in push dances, rabbit dances, and owl dances. 3.) Stick game songs which are used to play competitive form, while playing hand game. Stick game lesson included! Teacher: Rodney First Strike
NASA/NESSP - Rocketry and Solar Exploration Summer Camp (grades 5-11): June 18-21, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
This camp provides an interactive set of learning experiences that center on the scientific tools, scale, exploration, and design of instruments to study planets, moons, and other objects. The activities scaffold to include cooperative learning, problem solving, critical thinking, and hands-on experiences. As each activity progresses, the conceptual challenges increase, offering trainees full immersion in the topics. Contact Bill Becker for enrollment
NASA/NESSP - Environmental Sciences and Remote Sensing Summer Camp (grades 5-11): June 11-14, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Environmental Sciences and Remote Sensing NASA/NESSP Summer Camp is based partially in the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program, an international science and education program that provides students and the public worldwide with the opportunity to participate in data collection and the scientific process, and contribute meaningfully to our understanding of the Earth system and global environment. Contact Bill Becker for enrollment,
Naturalist Camp (grades 5-8): June 24-28, 12:30 am - 3:30 pm
Students will engage in activities that will expand their knowledge of plants native to our valley. We will take field trips to nearby areas to investigate nature and learn about their land and its many uses. Trips include, but not limited to, Kicking Horse, Ninepipes, and North Crow, or Flathead River. Teachers: Ms. Hakes & Mr. Kuntz
Empower MT Youth Leadership Camp (grades 8-11): JULY 24-26, TBD
Taking place at Camp Paxson on Seeley Lake, students will learn to develop a greater sense of their own personal identities, increase confidence, expand leadership skills, raise awareness about what mistreatment, oppression, and violence looks like in our schools and communities, have a ton of fun playing games, making new friends, and exploring the campgrounds and lake! Teachers: Missoula Empower Staff & Ms. Little Owl.
Pick up applications at Middle or High Office. Request an electronic copy by contacting Crystal Little Owl
Fill out application and forms indicated for each camp and turn in to the Middle or High School Office.