Explorers Adventure Camp

2022 Camp Registration Information.

Back by popular demand, the Explorers Adventure Camp is a specialized full day camp designed for our older campers. These are theme-based programs that will culminate in the creation and development of some type of product or skill set outlined in the schedule below. 


Explorers are children entering 4th – 6th Grade.


Monday through Thursday, June 13 until August 25, 2022 from 8:30am – 3:30pm

Aftercare from 3:30-5:30pm


Location dependent on the theme either Community Park yurts or BASE. See themes for more info.

BASE Pass Holder Non-Pass-Holder
Weekly (M-TH) $225/week $225/week
Aftercare Daily $20/day $20/week
Aftercare Weekly $60/week $60/week
Registration Opens Wednesday, April 6th, 10 am Monday, April 18th, 10am

  • Drop-In rates apply to anyone who registers for camp day-of, or instead of the full week option.

  • There is no Friday Add-on option this summer

  • Snacks will be provided, but parents are responsible for providing lunch. Please plan accordingly. If you are in need of Lunch assistance, please reach out to the Gallatin Valley Foodbank


Summer 2022 Schedule:

6/13 – Golf w/Tom Conway

Location: Big Sky Resort Golf Course

Half Day: 9am-1pm

Come hone your skills out on the links with PGA Pro Tom Conway. Tom has been teaching golf to kids in the Big Sky area for over 5 years and has a wealth of experience getting kids out on the course and into the swing of things.

6/20 – Playing in the Wild with Crosscut

Location: BASE

Through hikes and outdoor activities, we’ll learn how to be ready to play outside in inclement weather, build hiking and camping skills, and discover how to explore safely and confidently in our dynamic mountain ecosystem. For this camp, we’re partnering with Crosscut, a nonprofit organization providing outdoor recreation, sports training, and environmental education for people of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities.

6/27 Film with Micah Robin

Location: BASE

Micah grew up in Big Sky, Montana and has been an active part of the Big Sky community since he was a little kid, skiing the mountain and scooping ice cream behind the counter at the Hungry Moose. He studied film and media at Colorado College for undergrad and went on to start his own production company in 2019 that specializes in outdoor media. During Film Camp, kids will learn about filmmaking and storytelling by making their very own short films. The films can be outdoor adventure documentaries or scripted movies with character development, plot lines, plot twists and special effects.

7/4 – NO CAMP

7/5 – Robotics

Location: BASE 

Come learn the wonders of robotics! We will be spending our week doing different STEM activities including robotics games and challenges. 

7/11– Build-it w/Andy Putnam

Location: BASE

Camp Big Sky Veteran Andy Putnam returns for a week of engineering and DIY projects! We will swing some hammers and drill some 2x4s on our way to making a group project. The kids will learn how to safely work with power tools 

7/18 – Olympics

Location: Community Park Yurts

Join us for a week of Olympic events and contests. We will start the week by picking a country to represent and creating a flag and team uniform shirts and then head to the fields to represent our newfound country of pride! Stick around for the medal ceremony at the culmination of our week of activities.  

7/25 – Jr. Conservators Camp with the Jack Creek Preserve Foundation

Location: Community Park Yurts

How much do you know about our local ecosystem? Big Sky is lucky to be considered part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, one of the most biodiverse and wild places in the country. During this week, campers will be introduced to the skills needed to become conservation stewards and naturalists. In partnership with the Jack Creek Preserve Foundation, campers will learn about the micro and megafauna of Montana, how wildfire shapes an ecosystem, and all the different ways field biologists monitor wildlife and the natural world. 

8/1 – Tennis w/Paula Zabala

Location: Community Park Tennis Courts/yurts

In this camp, our mission will be SAFETY, IMPROVEMENT & FUN. Your child will improve their tennis technique form and know the fundamentals/rules of tennis skills (forehand, backhand, volleys, serves, overheads). Paula Zabala has extensive experience playing and coaching tennis at a high level. Paula reached career-high rankings of WTA 368 in singles and 312 in doubles. Paula also joined the Fed Cup team for Colombia in 2010. After her professional tennis career, she is currently a PTR Certified Tennis Professional and has 10 years of teaching tennis experience with both adults and junior tennis of all levels. Her Montessori experience allows her to see how to best interact with each student’s personality, learning methods, and athletic ability to help each student feel proud of their increasing skills. Tennis instruction from 9am-1pm.

8/8 Gym games

Location: BASE

Do you have a budding athlete at home? Come join us at BASE this week to play some sports! We will be playing a bunch of different organized sports this week to get some of the summer energy out including basketball, street hockey, pickle ball, dodgeball, and more!  

8/15 Water Week

Location: BASE

Come splash around in the creeks with us! We will be spending the week learning some river ecology, going on some hikes, and playing in the creek. Campers will be outside most of the week but BASE will be our home

8/22 Cooking with Ashley Dodd

Location: BASE

Join us for a week of cooking skills aimed towards the smallest chefs in the family. We’ll work on knife techniques, proper kitchen hygiene and tips for creating a variety of tasty snacks and small meals.  Kids will be given a chance to explore their creativity in the kitchen and begin to learn one of life’s most important skills while practicing teamwork and kitchen safety.

BSCO Public Trails

BSCO manages 23+ miles of trails that are all multi-use and multi-directional.

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Multi-Seasonal Use

The majority of BSCO trails are open year-round, barring any temporary seasonal hazard closures.

= Groomed or plowed during the winter.Note: Ungroomed / plowed trails are still open & get packed down by use.

BSCO Projects

We are always looking at opportunities to increase parklands and open spaces while further developing public recreation amenities.

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