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MSU Peaks youth camp now open for registration

April 16, 2009


Students in grades 5, 6 and 7 can learn everything from astronomy to metalworking at Montana State University's Peaks and Potentials camp, June 21-26.   High-Res Available

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Registration is now open for Montana State University's Peaks and Potentials program, a week-long enrichment camp offered June 21-26 on the MSU campus.

Peaks and Potentials is designed to give high-ability/high-potential students who will be in grades 5-7 in the fall the opportunity to explore special topics of interest and work with experts in various subject areas. Sessions for this summer's camp include a variety of topics in the sciences, arts and humanities, including filmmaking, brain science, bird watching, microbiology and more.
Instructors are MSU faculty, graduate students and experienced professionals from the area. University students and professionals act as director and counselors throughout the week. 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.

Students have the option of staying on campus or commuting to and from camp each day. Enrollment is limited, and the camp generally fills to capacity. Registrations are available through local schools and online at: http://eu.montana.edu/peaks/. A recommendation from an appropriate school official is required for the student's acceptance.

The camp is sponsored by MSU Extended University. For more information, contact Susan Byorth at sbyorth@montana.edu or 243-5701.

Susan Byorth, sbyorth@montana.edu (406) 243-5701