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Entering Grade 8

Follow your interest while learning something new at the Montshire this summer!

Sign up for our camps:

  • Montshire Maker Camp
  • Exploring Nature Through Art
  • Aquatic Investigations

Montshire Maker Camp

Creative engineering and top-end tinkering for builders, makers, inventors, and all curious kids. Bring to life amazing creations from your imagination, and our supply of unique materials, opportunities to learn new Maker skills and use real tools (laser cutter, too!), and expert guidance.

Fee: Members: $210, non-members: $240

Time: 9am–12pm

Morning extended care is available for the 1/2 day option.

A supervised lunch hour will be provided for students who are signed up for both Montshire Maker Camp and Exploring Nature Through Art

July 8-12 FULL Session MM3: Grades 6-8

Exploring Nature Through Art

Scientists frequently use photography, video, drawing, and even sculpture to help them explore and explain the natural world. In this program we’ll use a variety of techniques to observe and record natural phenomena and processes. From digital photography to pen and ink drawing, we will explore how art can improve our scientific understanding, and science can be used to create art.

Fee: Members: $200, non-members: $230

Time: 1–4pm

Afternoon extended care is available for the 1/2 day option.

July 8-12 Session EN3: Grades 6-8

Aquatic Investigations

Learn about the lives of creatures in local rivers and ponds while traveling to aquatic habitats in the Upper Valley. Campers observe different organisms, use sampling equipment, and conduct scientific experiments. One day will be spent in canoes studying the flora and fauna of the Connecticut River. Days also include swimming and other outdoor activities.

Fee: Members: $355, non-members: $400

Time: 9 am–4 pm

July 29-August 2 FULL Session AQ6: Grades 6-8

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