Do kids get how lucky they are to have access to summer camps? Wouldn’t it be great if we could get away for a week or two of nothing but fun? It’s time to get the young ones enrolled so they can be kept busy and having fun this summer. Although this list doesn’t include all Billings summer camps for kids, we feel it’s a pretty well-rounded list. Click on the name of the camp to be taken to its website.
Adventure Summer Camps in Billings
Sounds like the ideal camp for the girl with lots of energy and a sense of adventure. Sponsored by Billings Parks and Recreation.
Another Parks & Recreation camp, this one is for 8- to 14-year olds.
Offering 33 week-long day camps for three age groups.
Art Summer Camps in Billings
Rocky Mountain College is host to the Summer Art Academy in June. Open to children ages 8 through 14.
Yellowstone Art Museum is offer a week-long camp to help inspire young artists to develop artistic skills and build friendships.
Educational Summer Camps
If your child prefers an educational camp atmosphere, this one may just be ideal. Actually, it’s two programs, sponsored by MSU Billings. Geared toward kids in grades 2 through 9.
Mixed Activity Summer Camps in Billings
Kids age 7 through 12 are invited to explore all the very coolest things to do in Billings.
The camp offers one- or two-week sessions at outdoor camps in the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rocky Mountains: Washington, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.
Held at Big Sky Resort and at Bridger Creek Golf Course in Bozeman, this camp is designed for boys and girls age 10 through 18.
This French language summer camp is held at Georgetown Lake, MT.
Girl Scout camps create lifelong memories and your camper will do just that at the camp in Red Lodge or Butte. Programs range from learning outdoor skills and adventure to camps that focus on technology and art (this year they offer video editing and robotics). Registration opens tomorrow (April 25, 2017).
Special Needs Camps
This is a camping experience for the entire family and it’s FREE for Montana families affected by a cancer diagnosis. Cherish family time as you “discover new strategies and hope, appreciate good company and . . .a FUN-FILLED agenda for all ages.” Swimming, kayaking, canoeing, arts and crafts and more.
Held at Beartooth Mountain Christian Camp, this camp is for children with diabetes. They’ll meet other kids with diabetes, learn independent skills, build self-confidense and build lifelong friendships. Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association.
Spiritual Summer Camps
YAA is a Christian-based overnight residential camp for children in the 3rd through 12th grade. It’s located 10 miles south of Bozeman.
Located in the foothills of the Beartooth Mountains, this camp offers 220 acres of fun. Let the kids unplug and enjoy nature.
Sports/Athletics Summer Camps in Billings
For the kid who loves nothing more than spending a summer day in the water.
Sponsored by Billings Parks and Recreation, this camp is for kids age 5 through 8.
For pre-school through freshman students, these camps offer everything from cheer and dance and cooking to robotics, scuba and more.
Rocky Mountain College is offering a long list of athletic summer camps for Billings’ kids. Choose from soccer, football, basketball, volleyball, golf and fly fishing.
Kids can learn golf etiquette and rules and have fun learning the sport from the club’s head golf pro Aaron Pohle. He is named among the top 50 kids’ teachers in the U.S.
Master the fundamentals of the game or brush up on basketball skills at this day camp in Billings.
Offering a swim and gymnastics camp.
Montana State University is sponsoring a boys and girls youth summer basketball camp. Open to children in grades K through 8, the camp runs from June 6 to 9.
Tech Camps in Billings
Held at McKinley Elementary School (820 North 31st St.), this program teaches Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) concepts to kids in grades K through 6.
With a STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) focus, your child can attend the robotics, coding or engineering camps.
Theater, Dance and Music Summer Camps in Billings
Kids can study acting, opera, voice, movement, directing and improv.
As of this writing, Montana Dance Center is offering summer camp but the schedule hasn’t been released. Check the website for updates.
Offering performing and visual arts and music camps for children entering grades 3 through 8.
Miscellaneous Summer Camps in Billings
Have a budding pilot in the family? This camp, for kids in grades 8 through 12, is held at the RMC Operations Center at Billings Logan International Airport. He or she will get to fly in a Rocky Mountain College airplane with a certified flight instructor, experience an aircraft simulator, learn about drones and take tours of the air traffic control tower and other sites of interest to the young aviator.
This camp is geared toward teaching children about how animals are equipped for survival in the wild, how the ZooMontana cares for its animals, all about big cats and more.