Top Summer Camps Around Helena, MT

With summer right around the corner and the promise of life returning to normal on the horizon, many parents are beginning to think about summer scheduling, introducing new routines, and of course, keeping the kiddos entertained! Whether you’re a busy working parent or just looking for something fun and engaging for the kids to do after weeks of being cooped up, summer camp will be a lifesaver this year. There are so many summer camp options in the Helena area. Lucky for you, we’ve created a summer camp guide to help you narrow it down and keep your summer planning as stress-free as possible. Below are five of our favorite summer camps in and around Helena and Bozeman, MT.

Children at LEGO Summer Camp
Photo courtesy of Snapology HQ


‍Snapology’s curriculum is designed to build on the math, science and technology knowledge students have gained over the school year to keep them interested and engaged in STEAM year-round. But shh…don’t tell them it’s educational! The best part about Snapology is that their programs are so packed with fun, children will be excited to return to school next year to use what they've learned. Exciting summer camp themes include Adventures with Jedi Masters, Gamebots, Junior Creators, Amusement Park Engineering and much more! Snapology also focuses on developing real-world interpersonal skills through sharing ideas, communicating and working together. Learn more here.

Children at Sports Camp
Photo courtesy of Bozeman Sports Camp

Bozeman Sports Camp

Get up and get active this summer with a Bozeman Sports Camp! Bozeman Sports Camps give children the opportunity to learn about sports in a fun and interactive way. Some sports camps focus on include soccer, basketball, baseball, football, volleyball, tennis, frisbee, bowling, and many other games. These camps are perfect for children of all ages and skill levels. Bozeman Sports Camps want children to have fun while developing athletic skills and sportsmanship.

Children on Theater Stage
Photo courtesy of Bozeman Children's Theater

Bozeman Children’s Theater

Bozeman Children’s Theater gives your child the opportunity to express themselves in a fun and exciting way. Campers will go through the process of putting together a play or musical including auditions, vocal/acting/dancing rehearsals, and costume fittings. Instructors will help campers build confidence and step outside their comfort zone all while having fun! At the end of the camp, parents will be invited to watch a full performance.

Children on a Hike
Photo courtesy of Bodhi Farms

Bodhi Farms

Have a summer like no other at Camp Bodhi at Bodhi Farms! You can choose to sign up by week or by month. Week themes include Nature Week, Wilderness Week, Homesteading Week, and Art Week. No matter which week you decide to participate in your little camper will participate in activities like kids yoga classes, nature hikes around the farm, and interesting guest speakers. Bodhi Farms believes the best education happens during hands-on activities and exploring the world around you!

Children at Art Camp
Photo courtesy of Cardiello Art Garage

Cardiello Art Garage

If your child is interested in art, then Cardiello Art Garage is the place for you! Instructors will focus on technical instruction while also encouraging students to be creative and express themselves. Cardiello Art Garage wants summer camps to be a fun and imaginative environment that allows students to experience art in a new, interactive way. Sign up for one week or many weeks throughout the summer!