Fifth & Sixth Grade Summer Camps

Discover. Learn. Grow.

Summer Camps for kids entering Fifth or Sixth 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!

Junior Horticulturists

 
JUNE 3 - 7
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: JUNE 3 - 7
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 Red Butte Garden's greenhouses and meet professional horticulturists, all while learning tips and tricks to help grow incredible plants. End the week by planting 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

Myths & Legends

Partner Camp with Tanner Dance
JUNE 10 - 14
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: JUNE 10 - 14
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON at RBG
1PM - 4PM at Tanner Dance

Partner Camp with Tanner Dance

From Bigfoot to Zeus, explore myths and legends from around the world with Tanner Dance and Red Butte Garden. Spend mornings at the Garden discovering the plants and animals featured in popular mythology. Spend afternoons at Tanner Dance learning about myths and legends through dance, drama, and other art forms. End the week with a special 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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LOCATIONS:

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

COST:

Garden Members: $252 Public: $315

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Tiny Spaces - NEW!

JUNE 17 - 21
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: JUNE 17 - 21
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON

Explore the ins and outs of landscape design this week at camp using STEAM. Using Red Butte Garden as inspiration, you’ll create your own dream garden in miniature form. Learn how to combine plants, pathways, decorations and more to create a successful garden. Then recreate your dream plan in miniature form using decorations handmade by you! Each camper will take home a miniature garden at the end of the week.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Members: $124 Public: $155

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Garden Chefs

 
JUNE 17 - 21
1PM - 4PM
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: JUNE 17 - 21
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 and compile a camp cookbook.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $124, Public: $155

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

I Will Survive

 
JUNE 8 - 12
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: JUNE 8 - 12
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 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: $124, Public: $155

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Garden Magicians - NEW!

 
JULY 8 - 12
1PM - 4PM
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: JULY 8 - 12
Monday - Friday
1PM - 4PM

From plants that don’t like to be tickled and seed pods that explode to plant parasites that smell their prey, nature is full of magic! Discover the magic hidden in the natural world all while learning simple magic tricks sure to amaze your friends and family! Invite them to watch you show off your new skills in a magic showcase performed by you and your fellow campers on the last day of camp.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $124 Public: $155

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Nature Architects

Partner Camp with Play-Well TEKnologies
JULY 15 - 19
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: JULY 15 - 19
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 and LEGO EV3 computer programming.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $252, Public: $315

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Galactic Explorers - NEW!

Partner Camp with Clark Planetarium
AUGUST 5 - 9
9AM - 4PM
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: AUGUST 5 - 9
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON at RBG
1PM - 4PM at Clark Planetarium

Partner Camp with Clark Planetarium

Ready for an out of this world adventure? Spend your mornings at Red Butte Garden discovering the connection between space and the plants and animals found on planet Earth. From plants that grow without sunlight to real-life, alien-like creatures, you’ll discover the plethora of bizarre plants and animals from Earth that would be right at home on an alien planet. Spend your afternoons at the Clark Planetarium, exploring the extreme circumstances of space and how life could survive there. Discover how astronauts survive in space and experiment with the technology they use to explore the solar system. Transportation between sites provided.

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

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LOCATIONS:

Red Butte Garden / Clark Planetarium at The Gateway, 110 South 400 West, SLC, UT 84101

COST:

Garden Members: $252, Public: $315

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Zen Chefs - NEW!

Partner Camp with Kidding Around Yoga
AUGUST 12 - 16
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Fifth / Sixth
AGES: 10 - 12
SESSION: AUGUST 12 - 16
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON

Partner Camp with Kidding Around Yoga

Ohm…could you please pass the salt? Learn to master your cooking AND yoga skills all in one camp! Spend one hour each day practicing yoga with Kidding Around Yoga. Then, master the art of healthy cooking as you chop, blend, and mix your way across the Garden, all while making healthy, tasty treats to enjoy.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Garden Members: $168, Public: $210

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454








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