first and second grade summer camp

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Summer Camps for kids entering First or Second Grade in Fall 2019

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2019 Registration Opens: Monday, February 25 at 9AM for Garden Members / Wednesday, February 27 at 9AM to the General Public.

Check back soon for updated 2019 Summer Camp classes!

Green Thumb Gardeners

 
JUNE 3 - 7
9AM - NOON
GRADE: First / Second
AGES: 6 - 8
SESSION: JUNE 3 - 7
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON

What does it take to be a great gardener? Learn the unique skills and knowledge you need to grow amazing flowers, fruits, and vegetables. Learn tips and tricks from the pros who work at RBG, and get hands-on experience as you work side-by-side with them in the Garden. Then, use what you've learned to plant a container garden to take home.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $124 Public: $155

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Sprouting Chefs

 
JUNE 10 - 14
1PM - 4PM
GRADE: First / Second
AGES: 6 - 8
SESSION: JUNE 10 - 14
Monday - Friday
1PM - 4PM

Calling all chefs-in-training! Get ready to explore the Garden with your taste buds as you practice essential kitchen skills like chopping, mixing, blending, and more. In addition to making daily snacks like mango salsa, pineapple popsicles, and hummus, you’ll also harvest fresh ingredients from the Garden, decorate your own chef aprons, and compile a camp cookbook.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $124 Public: $155

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Fantastic Fairytales

Partner Camp with Tanner Dance
JUNE 10 - 14
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: First / Second
AGES: 6 - 8
SESSION: JUNE 10 - 14
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON at RBG
1PM - 4PM at Tanner Dance

Partner Camp with Tanner Dance

Fee-fi-fo-fum, join us for a camp full of fairytale fun! Spend your mornings at Red Butte Garden exploring fairytales and their connection to the plants and animals of the natural world. In the afternoon travel to Tanner Dance where you'll interpret fairytales through dance and other art forms. End the week with a special performance at Tanner Dance to showcase all you've learned. Transportation between sites provided.

Drop off at Red Butte Garden by 9AM and pick up at Tanner Dance by 4PM.

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LOCATIONS:

Red Butte Garden / Tanner Dance: 1721 Campus Center Drive, SLC, UT 84112

COST:

Garden Members: $252 Public: $315

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Treasures In the Garden

Partner Camp with Wasatch Community Gardens
JUNE 17 - 21
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: First / Second
AGES: 6 - 8
SESSION: JUNE 17 - 21
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON at WCG
1PM - 4PM at RBG

Partner Camp with Wasatch Community Gardens (WCG)

Get ready for a week of adventure with Wasatch Community Gardens and Red Butte Garden! Spend your mornings at the WCG Grateful Tomato Garden learning how to grow healthy, organic food that is good for both your body and the environment as you explore composting, organic gardening, and more. In the afternoon, you’ll travel to Red Butte to learn skills like map-reading, orienteering, and navigation before searching the Garden for hidden treasure! Transportation between sites provided.

Drop off at WCG by 9AM and pick up at Red Butte Garden by 4PM.

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LOCATIONS:

Wasatch Community Gardens Grateful Tomato Garden: 800 South 600 East, SLC, UT / Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $252 Public: $315

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Adventures in STEM - NEW!

Partner Camp with Play-Well Teknologies
JUNE 24 - 28
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: First / Second
AGES: 6 - 8
SESSION: JUNE 24 - 28
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON at WCG
1PM - 4PM at RBG/h5>

Partner Camp with Play-Well TEKnologies

Spend your mornings at the Garden investigating the natural world as you create chalk rockets, build spaghetti towers, cook edible popcorn art, and more. In the afternoon, let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer- designed projects such as: Trains, Helicopters, Treehouses, and Beam Bridges. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $252 Public: $315

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Plant Magic

Partner Camp with Wasatch Community Gardens
JULY 8 - 12
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: First / Second
AGES: 6 - 8
SESSION: JULY 8 - 12
Monday - Friday
9AM - 4PM

Partner Camp with Wasatch Community Gardens (WCG)

Explore the magic of plants with Wasatch Community Gardens and Red Butte Garden! Spend your mornings at the WCG Grateful Tomato Garden exploring the “supernatural” properties of plants as you create botanical potions and perform “magical” plant experiments. Spend your Afternoons at Red Butte Garden and discover the fairytale origins of plants and animals of the natural world as you plant magic beans, create larger-than-life mushrooms, learn to “magically” clone plants, and more. Transportation between sites provided.

Drop off at RBG by 9AM and pick up at Wasatch Community Gardens by 4PM.

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LOCATIONS:

Red Butte Garden / Wasatch Community Gardens Grateful Tomato Garden: 800 South 600 East, SLC, UT

COST:

Garden Members: $252 Public: $315

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Adventures in Art

 
AUGUST 5 - 9
9AM - NOON
GRADE: First / Second
AGES: 6 - 8
SESSION: AUGUST 5 - 9
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON

Ready for an artistic adventure? Explore the world of art this week at camp as you paint, draw, and sculpt your way across the Garden. In addition to learning the basics of line, shape, color, and texture, you’ll also create leaf line pictures, sculpt found object statues, paint with salt, and more. End the week with a gallery stroll to showcase all the incredible art you create during camp.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $124 Public: $155

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Mighty Makers

Partner Camp with Play-Well TEKnologies
AUGUST 5 - 9
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: First / Second
AGES: 6 - 8
SESSION: AUGUST 5 - 9
Monday - Friday
9AM - 4PM

Partner Camp with Play-Well TEKnologies

Explore the connection between superheroes and the natural world this week with Play-Well TEKnologies and Red Butte Garden! Spend your mornings with RBG to learn skills and abilities from superheroes like Ironman, Wonder Woman, and Wolverine that mimic the real-life adaptations of plants and animals found in the Garden. In the afternoon, save the world with LEGO® Super Heroes! Build the hideouts and vehicles of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only Super Heroes, but Super Hero Engineers! An experienced Play-Well instructor guides young heroes as they design, build, and save a city where ingenuity and imagination can solve any conflict.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $252 Public: $315

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Up Close with Insects

AUGUST 12 - 16
9AM - NOON
GRADE: First / Second
AGES: 6 - 8
SESSION: AUGUST 12 - 16
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON

The Garden is alive with insects! Learn about these tiny creatures and how they help plants grow. Spend the week reading stories, creating insect-inspired art, and hiking through the Garden on bug hunts. What strange, cool, and downright bizarre discoveries will you make exploring the world of bugs?

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $124 Public: $155

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454








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