Summer camps are being offered at The Village June 4-August 13. This year’s BREAKTHROUGH CAMPS include experiential learning, academic support, skill building, music, and recreation. Weekly themes keep children actively and meaningfully engaged in their own learning. Students 5-12 years old, entering kindergarten through 6th grade are welcome to join us!
NEW THIS YEAR: Transportation for swimming lessons is available June 21-July 23 for swimming lessons at Rose Park through Billings Parks & Recreation. Families that wish to make use of this feature will need to register their children for the desired weeks of swim sessions, at the appropriate swimming level, and make payment through Billings Parks & Recreation. Lesson time is 10-10:55 a.m.
–Camp runs M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
–Extended coverage is available from 5-5:30 pm, for an additional fee of $30 per week per family.
-Half-day camp spots are available: 8 am-12 pm or 1-5 pm; for the five day/week schedule. These spots are limited.
-Part-time camp is available on a 3 or 4-day per week schedule. These spots are limited.
What to Bring
Full-day campers pack a morning snack and lunch each day.
Morning half-day campers pack a morning snack.
All campers bring a backpack or bag, appropriate footwear, appropriate outerwear, sunscreen, insect repellent, and water bottle, every day. Chapstick and sunglasses are optional.
Campers that sign up for swim lessons need to bring their swimming gear – suit, goggles, towel, swim bag – each day of their lessons.
What Not To Bring: personal electronic devices, toys, stuffed animals.
What to Expect
Each week’s camp has a unique theme to facilitate campers’ exploration, creative inquiry, and hands-on learning. Engaged learners are happy learners – an antidote to summer boredom and the summer slide in skills.
We take weekly field trips around Billings.
Skill building opportunities – in reading, math, handwriting/fine motor, and critical thinking – are built into each day.
BREAKTHROUGH Camp Themes
Week 1: June 7-11 Adventure Club: Backyard & Beyond Exploration
Week 2: June 14-18 Artists’ Open Call: Share Your Story With Words & Art
Week 3: June 21-25 Sizzlin’ Science Experiments
Week 4: June 28-July 2 Adventure Club: Create a Carnival
Week 5: July 6-9 ($175/SHORTENED DUE TO JULY 4TH holiday) Ocean Odyssey”
Week 6: July 12-16 The Yum Tum Club: Culinary Creativity & Chemistry
Week 7: July 19-23 Writers Gonna Write: Story Creation & Animation
Week 8: July 26-30 Artists’ Open Call 2: The Stage Is Yours – Dance, Music, Drama
Week 9: Aug 2-6 Adventure Club: Mission Survival-Team Obstacle Challenge
Week 10: Aug 9-13 The Yum Tum Club – Breakfast Bonanza & Snack Extravaganza
Camp registration here
-Full time weekly camp expense is $215 per week.
-Half day camp (8-12 or 1-5, M-F) expense is $139 per week.
-4 day per week full day camp is $180; 3 day per week full day camp is $135. All partial schedules are subject to availability.
-Camp tuition (less deposit) is due on the first day of the camp, no exceptions. Camp tuition is non-refundable unless camp is cancelled due to COVID-19 related closures.
-A 5% discount is given for full pre-payment of 10 weeks of camp by June 1. A 3% discount is given for full pre-payment of 5 weeks of camp by June 1. These discounts only apply for full day, week-long camp registrants.
-An 8% discount will be given to families that register 2 or more siblings for all 10 weeks of full day, week-long summer camps. Full advance payment isn’t required for this discount, however deposits for all sibling campers must be paid by the deposit deadlines.
-These discounts may not be combined.
A $25 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your child’s spot for each individual camp; deposits can be prepaid in one payment or by the specified monthly dates. Deposit due dates: May 27 for all June camps; June 21 for all July camps; July 20 for all August camps
-Deposits will be returned only for those camps that are cancelled due to lack of registrants or COVID-19 related closures.
-Camps must have at least 8 campers registered. Weekly enrollment caps at 15 campers.
-Waitlisted campers do not pay a deposit until their spot is confirmed in camp.
Late registrants will pay a $20 late fee, in addition to camp tuition fees.
Register by May 20 for June camps; June 20 for July camps; July 20 for August camps to avoid late fees.
Registration, Confirmation & Deposit Deadlines
Camp registration deadlines:
-May 20 registration for June camps/ by May 25 confirmation/ May 27 deposits due for all June camps
-June 20 for July camps/ by June 22 confirmation / June 25 deposits due for all July camps
-July 20 for August camps/ by July 22 confirmation/ July 25 deposits due for all August camps
*Confirmations are issued by dates above or once 8 campers have registered for an individual camp.
You will receive a confirmation email indicating your spot is reserved and requesting deposit fee payment (payable to The Village) be mailed to: The Village Afterschool Program, c/o LCGS, 1108 24th St. W., Billings MT 59102.
Questions? Call 656-1080, ext. 213 or e-mail us.