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Montana Learning Center
7653 Canyon Ferry Road
Helena, MT 59602-8517

Email: MontanaLearningCenter@gmail.com
Phone: (406) 475-3638

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Mission Statement

The Montana Learning Center at Canyon Ferry Lake provides and promotes quality immersion experiences for all in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) in a unique lakeside environment.

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2019 Camp Registration Is Now Open!

Register here.

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We are proud to offer learning opportunities for students entering grades 1-12 this summer. Our camp staff is composed of certified teachers, many of which are award-winning. Our student to instructor/counselor ratio is 1:8. Each of our instructors and counselors are CPR & First Aid certified. 

Camp Discovery

Camp Discovery is a four-day (day only) science camp for students entering grades 1-3. Students are bussed to the MLC from a Helena location. They are engaged in learning activities and recreation on Monday - Thursday. The cost of the camp is $300 for the four days. To learn more, click here.



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. Students are engaged in exciting science and engineering-themed activities, and recreation including swimming, boating, games and campfires. The cost of the camp is $450 for all five days. To learn more, click here.

 

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. They are involved in STEAM activities and recreation. Students also take excursions to remote locations in the MLC area. The cost of the camp is $500 for all five days. To learn more, click here.

 

Extreme Yellowstone Expedition

Extreme Yellowstone Expedition is a five-day overnight camp for students entering grades 7-9. Students arrive on Sunday afternoon and leave Thursday afternoon. They are involved in STEAM activities and recreation in Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding area. Students take excursions to Geyser Basin, Yellowstone Falls and Lamar Valley. The cost of the camp is $1,000 for all five days. To learn more, click here.

 

Explore the Universe

Explore the Universe Camp is a five-day overnight camp for students entering grades 9-12. Students arrive on Sunday afternoon and leave Thursday afternoon. They are involved in activities in our state-of-the-art observatories and recreation at the MLC. Students learn the night sky using Montana's largest public-use telescope. The cost of the camp is $750 for all five days. To learn more, click here.

 

Lewis & Clark Leadership Course
Lewis & Clark Leadership Course is an eight-day overnight camp for students entering grades 9-12. Students arrive on August 6th and leave on August 13th. They are involved in activities designed around the historic Lewis & Clark Expedition. Students take a canoeing expedition through the wild and scenic Upper Missouri River, have outdoor discovery training on Canyon Ferry Lake and in the Big Belt Mountains and experience the actual sites and scenes of Lewis & Clark's journey of discovery. The cost of the camp is $1,499 for all eight days. To learn more, click here.

 

Student Scholarship Nomination

Need-based scholarships are available. Please email MontanaLearningCenter@gmail.com.

 

Montana Learning Center at Canyon Ferry Lake is a non-profit organization providing educational enrichment through critical thinking with the goal to inspire our next generation to do extraordinary things for the betterment of society. The MLC has proudly been serving students and teachers since 1984.