NEW – 2019 Summer Camp!
Origins Montana, Awesome-ology Summer Camps for Kids
New this year, Origins Montana will be offering a week-long series of local adventures! Campers will develop an understanding of archaeology, citizen science, and environmental stewardship through a combination of hands-on and place-based learning excursions in the Missoula Valley. Camp leaders will include experts in fields that span anthropology, archaeology, biology, ecology, geology, environmental studies, and history. Campers will partake in a wide variety of activities and field trips that evoke the Missoula Valley’s ancient and modern heritage. By informing the future with lessons from the past, campers will leave ready to navigate the present with curiosity and humility.
Awesome-ology Camp Dates for the Summer of 2019
Session 1: June 24-28, 2019
Session 2: July 8-12, 2019
- Hike up Mount Jumbo to learn about the ancient history of the Missoula Valley.
- Study maps and satellite images and make your own map(s).
- Campers will learn how to observe and assess artifacts, ecofacts, and the landscape and will be challenged to think about cultural heritage stewardship for future generations.