* Information from summer 2023. Update for summer 2024 will be updated when information is available. 



Age Groups

State Education Standards

Contact Information

They offer three summer classes:          

  • Jr. Paleontology Program for ages 4-12.   

  • Advanced Paleontology Program for ages 10 and up

These classes are offered daily from June 1st-August 15th. Paleontological excavation techniques and bone identification are taught.

  • Atlatl Throwing Class for ages 8 and up

Sessions are offered daily. Students will learn and explore the early ways humans hunted. 

Cost: Per child $11.06-$12.00 

Pre K-High School


South Dakota School of Mines offers 23 affordable summer day camps that cover STEM interests from coding, geology, physic, weather, health sciences, to green chemistry for middle school and high school students. 

Cost varies depending on the program, from free to $650. Most are around $200

  • Middle School

  • High School