Third & Fourth Grade Summer Camps

Discover. Learn. Grow.

Summer Camps for kids entering Third or Fourth 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!

Garden Gurus

 
JUNE 3 - 7
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Third / Fourth
AGES: 8 - 10
SESSION: JUNE 3 - 7
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: $124 Public: $155

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Mythical Medieval Adventures

Partner Camp with Tanner Dance
JUNE 10 - 14
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Third / Fourth
AGES: 8 - 10
SESSION: JUNE 10 - 14
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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LOCATIONS:

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

COST:

Garden Members: $252 Public: $315

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Grow Your Own Adventure

Partner Camp with Wasatch Community Gardens
JUNE 17 - 21
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Third / Fourth
AGES: 8 - 10
SESSION: JUNE 17 - 21
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 the WCG Grateful Tomato Garden 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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LOCATIONS:

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

COST:

Garden Members: $252 Public: $315

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Nature's Magical Mythos

Partner Camp with Wasatch Community Gardens
JULY 8 - 12
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Third / Fourth
AGES: 8 - 10
SESSION: JULY 8 - 12
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 Red Butte Garden discovering the mythical origins of everyday things found in the natural world like honeybees, and birds as you create pinecone weather stations, concoct organic weed killer, build DIY birdfeeders, and more. In the afternoon, travel to the WCG Gratefull Tomato Garden to explore the “supernatural” properties of plants as you create botanical potions and perform “magical” plant experiments. Transportation between sites provided.

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

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LOCATIONS:

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

COST:

Garden Members: $252 Public: $315

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Bug Builders

Partner Camp with Play-Well TEKnologies
JULY 15 - 19
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Third / Fourth
AGES: 8 - 10
SESSION: JULY 15 - 19
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. In the morning build and program robots in this introductory Robotics class using the LEGO® WeDo® system. Learn basic programming skills, simple engineering concepts, and the names of robot components all while working in small groups to complete projects using tilt and motion sensors. In the afternoons, you’ll 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: $252 Public: $315

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Plant Superheroes - NEW!

Partner Camp with Play-Well TEKnologies
AUGUST 5 - 9
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Third / Fourth
AGES: 8 - 10
SESSION: AUGUST 5 - 9
Monday - Friday
9AM - 4PM

Partner Camp with Play-Well TEKnologies

Spend your mornings learning about the amazing superheroes of the natural world. Many of our favorite superheroes were inspired by real-life superpowers found in plants and animals! From plants that can come back from the dead to flowers that grow their own grappling hooks, you’ll never look at nature the same again! In the afternoon you can defeat the destructive forces of evil arch-villains as they threaten LEGOpolis! Explore the tools and techniques of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only Super Heroes, but super engineers. An engineering curriculum designed by Play-Well challenges heroes to 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

Shinrin-Yoku - NEW!

Parnter Camp with Kidding Around Yoga
AUGUST 12 - 16
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Third / Fourth
AGES: 8 - 10
SESSION: AUGUST 12 - 16
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON

Partner Camp with Kidding Around Yoga

Shinrin-yoku means “to take in the forest atmosphere” or “forest bathing.” Come join us on this nature-loving adventure in the Garden! Spend one hour each day practicing yoga with Kidding Around Yoga and then explore the Garden through hikes, crafts, games, and more. By the end of the week, not only will you have a greater appreciation of nature and the world around us, but you’ll also finish camp more relaxed and at one with the universe. Namaste.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $168 Public: $210

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454








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