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Summer Camps at Montana Tech


This summer, Montana Tech will offer high school students the opportunity to attend two camps.

Both camps will take place June 19th – 24th on the Montana Tech Campus. MINES (Making Innovations in Engineering and Sciences) – Summer Camp for Young Women and What a Blast! – Mining Camp are both excellent camps for high school students that focus on interactive educational trips and fun evening activities.


What a Blast! – Mining Camp

Camp participants posing in the bucket of a large mining loader.What a Blast! – Mining Camp will launch Sunday, June 19th. This fun, educational camp will immerse participants in the world of mining and teach them about the many benefits of a career in Mining Engineering. Participants will visit the World Museum of Mining, Gem Mountain Sapphire Mine, Imerys Yellowstone Talc Mine, Stillwater East Bolder Mine and Fairmont Hot Springs. Mining engineers are nearly 100% career placed and their average starting salary is $72,000. Mining Engineering is an exciting and fulfilling career! The deadline to apply is June 1st. For more information, please contact Paul Conrad at pconrad@mtech.edu. Additional information can also be found on the website, https://www.mtech.edu/academics/mines/mining/summer-camp/apply.htm


MINES (Making Innovations in Engineering and Sciences) – Summer Camp for Young Women

Young girl holding a heavy sledgehammer that is hooked up to geophysical engineering equipment

MINES (Making Innovations in Engineering and Sciences) – Summer Camp for Young Women will also begin on Sunday, June 19th. This is a camp for young women who will be entering their sophomore or junior year in high school and who have an interest in math and sciences.  Young women who attend this camp will be educated on some of the many exciting careers in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields; including engineering, healthcare, mathematics, and biology. Focusing on mentorship, nearly all of the sessions are taught by professional women in STEM. This camp is limited to 30 participants and is expected to fill. The application deadline is April 15th.  For more information, please contact Stephanie Crowe at scrowe@mtech.edu. Additional information can also be found on the website, www.mtech.edu/mines-camp.

MedStart Summer Camp will also be offered on the Montana Tech campus July 24th – 28th.  MedStart offers participants hands-on experiences in the health care fields.  AHEC (Area Health Education Center) Montana offers this camp and more information can be found on their website, http://www.scmtahec.org/med-start-summer-camp/.

All of these camps are overnight programs that are fully chaperoned. Not only do selected participants get to enjoy the educational sessions, but they also get to experience life on a college campus. Montana Tech is very excited to offer these summer programs.