FIFTH & SIXTH GRADE SUMMER CAMPS

Discover. Learn. Grow.

Summer Camps for kids entering Fifth or Sixth 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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Nature Photography

 
JUNE 4 - 8
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: JUNE 4 - 8
Monday - Friday
9AM - Noon

Calling all amateur photographers! Learn the basics of digital photography this week at camp as you explore the natural world through the lens of a camera. From how to hold your cameras to the elements of composition and framing snapshots, you'll work each day to hone our photography skills shooting pictures around the Garden. End the week with a gallery stroll to showcase your favorite photos taken during camp.

Caregivers: Please send a simple digital camera with your camper to use each day.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $120 Public: $150

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Myths & Legends

Partner Camp with Tanner Dance
JUNE 11 - 15
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: JUNE 11 - 15
Monday - Friday
9AM - 4PM

Partner Camp with Tanner Dance

Get ready to explore the world of plants with Tanner Dance and Red Butte Garden! Spend your mornings at the Garden digging, planting, watering, and weeding your way through the plant kingdom as you learn what plants need to grow, plant your own patio container garden, and more. In the afternoon, you’ll work with Tanner Dance to learn more about plants and the connections they form through visual art, drama, and dance. You’ll end the week with a special dance performance at Tanner Dance showcasing 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

Theater in the Garden

JUNE 25 - 29
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
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 3rd and 4th 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

Junior Horticulturists

 
JULY 9 - 13
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: JULY 9 - 13
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON

What does it take to be a great gardener? Learn the tricks of the trade as you study plants, garden design, pest management, and more. Then explore the Greenhouses and meet professional horticulturists, all while learning tips and tricks to help grow incredible plants. End the week by planting a patio garden container to take home.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $120 Public: $150

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Garden Chefs

 
JULY 9 - 13
1PM - 4PM
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: JULY 9 - 13
Monday - Friday
1PM - 4PM

Calling all chefs! 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 corn salsa, cheddar cheese popcorn, pineapple jam, and hummus, 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

Plein Air Art

 
JULY 16 - 20
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: JULY 16 - 20
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON

Calling all artists! 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 stencil portraits, sculpt found object statues, paint pointillism murals, and more. End the week with a gallery stroll to showcase the incredible art you make.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $120, Public: $150

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Garden Cuisine

 
JULY 16 - 20
1PM - 4PM
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth (with 3rd/4th Grade)
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: JULY 16 - 20
Monday - Friday
1PM - 4PM

Foodies unite! Become a culinary master this week at camp as you discover the art of cooking. In addition to practicing essential kitchen skills like chopping, mixing, and blending, you’ll also learn how to design a complete menu, set a table, and make daily snacks like avocado mango smoothies, watermelon kiwi popsicles, and rainbow pizza. 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

Nature Architects - NEW!

Partner Camp with Play-Well TEKnologies
AUGUST 6 - 10
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: AUGUST 6 - 10
Monday - Friday
9AM - 4PM

Partner Camp with Play-Well TEKnologies

Did you know humans aren't the only architects on the planet? Spend your mornings working with Red Butte Garden to learn about the amazing things animals build in nature like bird nests, anthills, beehives, and more. In the afternoon, work with the experts at Play-Well TEKnologies to practice what you've learned by building cool nature-inspired projects with LEGO® bricks.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $250, Public: $300

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

I Will Survive

 
AUGUST 13 - 17
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: AUGUST 13 - 17
Monday - Friday
9AM - Noon

Get ready for an outdoor adventure! Spend your week learning to survive in the wild as you explore the basics of navigation, make a collection of safe and useful plants, discover how to make a shelter, and learn a number of other useful survival skills. On the last day of camp, use your new skills to race through an obstacle course in the ultimate survival challenge!

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $120, Public: $150

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

 
 







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