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This program is full.  Please visit the previous page to register for the wait list or call 406.994.6618.

6th - 7th grade (in Fall 2014) | Monday, July 7 - Friday, July 11 | $225 for members and $250 for non-members

Can you survive the challenge of changing from a hunter to a farmer? Learn the hunting and gathering skills of Native Americans, and the farming and cooking techniques of early settlers. Be an archaeologist to investigate how human food production has changed over time. We’ll travel to local archaeology sites, learn how to use primitive weapons, participate in survivor challenges, and survive overnight at the Museum!

  • Throw atlatls and practice basic archery skills
  • Identify edible plants on a nature hike
  • Visit an archaeology site
  • Devour daily themed snacks
  • Design a museum exhibit and be the interpreter
  • Spend a Night at the Museum sleeping in a tipi or tent (weather permitting)
  • Volunteer for a day at the Tinsley House
  • Explore human nutrition, food production, and culture as you investigate three archaeology sites
  • Apply archaeological knowledge to design a healthy diet and cook a meal on the last day of camp


Space is limited and pre-registration is required for all fee-based classes.  Full payment is required upon registration, $50 of which is nonrefundable. Prices are per camper.

Limited scholarship funds are available for all MOR children’s programming including this camp. Download the Learn MOR Scholarship Fund Application and email it to angela.weikert@montana.edu prior to registration, or call 406.994.6618 for more information.

PLEASE NOTE: To complete your registration for this camp, MOR MUST receive your Summer Camp Registration Form and full payment.  Your payment for each camp includes a $50 non-refundable deposit.  Completed Registration Forms may be emailed to angela.weikert@montana.edu.  Payment may be made online through the registration process or by calling 406.994.6618.

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