THIRD & FOURTH GRADE SUMMER CAMPS

Discover. Learn. Grow.

Summer Camps for kids entering Third or Fourth Grade in Fall 2018

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Registration Opens: Monday, February 26 at 9AM for Garden Members / Wednesday, February 28 at 9AM to the General Public.

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Garden Gurus

 
JUNE 4 - 8
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Third / Fourth
AGES: 8 - 10
SESSION: JUNE 4 - 8
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON

Do you want to be a great gardener? Discover what it takes to grow fabulous plants as you learn tips and tricks from the professionals who work at RBG. Discover cool plants, learn about composting, investigate plant pests, and help professional horticulturists care for the Garden. End the week by planting a patio container garden container to take home.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $120 Public: $150

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Mythical Medieval Adventures

Partner Camp with Tanner Dance
JUNE 11 - 15
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Third / Fourth
AGES: 8 - 10
SESSION: JUNE 11 - 15
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON at RBG
1PM - 4PM at Tanner Dance

Partner Camp with Tanner Dance

Hear ye, hear ye! Join Tanner Dance and Red Butte Garden on a mythical medieval adventure! Spend your mornings at RBG learning about the fun, magical, mystical, and unusual traditions from the medieval era as you explore the different plants people used in their everyday lives. In the afternoon travel to Tanner Dance where you'll continue your mythical medieval explorations as you interpret myths, legends and more 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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LOCATION:

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

COST:

Garden Members: $250 Public: $300

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Grow Your Own Adventure

Partner Camp with Wasatch Community Gardens
JUNE 18 - 22
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Third / Fourth
AGES: 8 - 10
SESSION: JUNE 18 - 22
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON at RBG
1PM - 4PM at WCG

Partner Camp with Wasatch Community Gardens (WCG)

Get ready for an all-day adventure! Spend your mornings at RBG learning skills like map-reading, orienteering, and navigation before searching the Garden for hidden treasure. In the afternoon you’ll travel to WCG to learn to grow healthy, organic food that is good for both your body and the environment as you explore composting, organic gardening, and more. Transportation between sites provided.

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

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden / Wasatch Community Gardens Grateful Tomato Garden: 600 East 769 South, SLC, UT

COST:

Garden Members: $250 Public: $300

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Theater in the Garden

JUNE 25 - 29
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Third / Fourth (with 5th/6th Grade)
AGES: 8 - 10
SESSION: JUNE 25 - 29
Monday - Friday
9AM - 4PM

Calling all actors and actresses! Spend the week exploring drama, dance, visual arts, and more in this theater camp. Throughout the week, you'll learn to act from a drama teacher, create props and backdrops with a stagecraft instructor, and hone your skills with your fellow thespians. You’ll end the week teaming up with your 5th and 6th grade friends for a live performance of a special play in the Garden showcasing all you've learned.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Members: $240 Public: $300

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Nature's Magical Mythos

Partner Camp with Wasatch Community Gardens
JULY 9 - 13
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Third / Fourth
AGES: 8 - 10
SESSION: JULY 9 - 13
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON at RBG
1PM - 4PM at WCG

Partner Camp with Wasatch Community Gardens (WCG)

Explore the magic of nature with WCG and Red Butte Garden! Spend your mornings at WCG to explore the “supernatural” properties of plants as you create botanical potions and perform “magical” plant experiments. In the afternoon, you’ll travel to RBG discovering the mythical origins of common things found in the natural world like honeybees, purple asters, and birds as you create pinecone weather stations, concoct organic weed killer, build DIY birdfeeders, and more. Transportation between sites provided.

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

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LOCATION:

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

COST:

Garden Members: $250 Public: $300

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

STEAM Explorers

Partner Camp with Discovery Gateway Children's Museum
JULY 16 - 20
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Third / Fourth
AGES: 8 - 10
SESSION: JULY 16 - 20
Monday - Friday
9AM - 4PM

Partner Camp with Discovery Gateway Children's Museum

Explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) with Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum and Red Butte Garden! Spend your mornings at RBG investigating STEAM in the natural world as you create parachutes for action figures, craft rafts out of recyclable materials to cross the creek, cook edible popcorn art, and more. In the afternoon, you’ll travel to Discovery Gateway to continue your STEAM explorations with experiments in the STEAM Lab, art in the Artspace for Kids Gallery, and excursions throughout the museum. Don’t miss out on this all-day adventure! Transportation between sites provided.

Drop off at Red Butte Garden by 9AM and pick up at Discovery Gateway by 4PM

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden / Discovery Gateway: 444 West 100 South, SLC, UT 84101

COST:

Garden Members: $250 Public: $300

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Bug Builders - NEW!

Partner Camp with Play-Well TEKnologies
AUGUST 6 - 10
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Third / Fourth
AGES: 8 - 10
SESSION: AUGUST 6 - 10
Monday - Friday
9AM - 4PM

Partner Camp with Play-Well TEKnologies

Bug lovers unite! Discover the Garden's tiniest inhabitants as you explore the world of bugs. Mornings will be spent building entomological LEGO® brick creations with the experts from Play-Well TEKnologies. In the afternoons, you will learn about life cycles, social insects, water bugs, and more as you hike the Garden trails, create bug-related crafts, and conduct cool experiments. By the end of the week, you'll be an amateur bug expert!

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $250 Public: $300

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Science Chefs

 
AUGUST 13 - 17
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Third / Fourth
AGES: 8 - 10
SESSION: AUGUST 13 - 17
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON

Become a culinary scientist this week at camp as you discover the science of cooking. In addition to practicing essential kitchen skills like chopping, mixing, and blending, you’ll also discover why onions make you cry, how bread rises, why fruit browns, and more. Throughout the week you’ll also harvest fresh ingredients from the Garden, decorate your own chef apron, and compile a camp cookbook.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $120 Public: $150

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

 
 







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