Kindergarten Summer Camp

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Summer Camps for kids entering Kindergarten in Fall 2020

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Bug Basics

Partner Camp with Wasatch Community Gardens
JUNE 1 - 5
9AM TO NOON
GRADE: Kindergarten
AGES: 5-6
SESSION: JUNE 1 - 5
Monday-Friday
9AM - NOON

Partner Camp with Wasatch Community Gardens

Bug lovers, unite! Get up close and personal with the world of bugs as you explore the insects that call the Garden home. Through science experiments, insect-inspired art projects, real-life bug encounters, and more, you'll learn how insects see, study the butterfly lifecycle, and discover how insects help the Garden grow. Don't miss out on this bug-tastic camp!

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Members: $168, Public: $210

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Fairytale Fun

Partner Camp with Tanner Dance
June 8-12
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Kindergarten
AGES: Ages 5 - 6
SESSION: JUNE 8 - 12
Monday-Friday
9AM - NOON

Partner Camp with Tanner Dance

Explore the world of fairytales with Tanner Dance and Red Butte Garden! Start your day working with RBG to discover the important role plants and animals play in your favorite fairytales. After, work with Tanner Dance to create a fairytale-inspired dance. End the week with a special dance performance in the Garden to showcase all you've learned.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Members: $168, Public: $210

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Garden Bookworms

 
JUNE 15 - 19
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Kindergarten
AGES: Ages 5 - 6
SESSION: JUNE 15 - 19
Monday-Friday
9AM - NOON

Calling all bookworms! Explore the exciting world of books this week at camp as you read stories like Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert, Bugs in the Garden by Beatrice Alemagna, and The Curious Garden by Peter Brown. After, you’ll complete fun art and science projects related to the day’s story like decorating flower pots, crafting egg carton caterpillars, and building DIY bug catchers. From hungry caterpillars to tea parties hosted by spiders you won’t want to miss this week of literary adventure!

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Members: $124, Public: $155

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Animal Architects

Partner Camp with Play-Well TEKnologies
JUNE 22 - 26
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Kindergarten
AGES: Ages 5 - 6
SESSION: JUNE 22 - 26
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON

Partner Camp with Play-Well TEKnologies

Get ready for an adventure in the natural world with Red Butte Garden and Play-Well TEKnologies! From paws and claws to scales and tails, what similarities and differences will you find among the animals living in the Garden? Through LEGO® brick construction, science experiments, nature hikes, and more you'll discover the different features that make each animal unique and learn why they call RBG home.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Members: $168, Public: $210

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Messy Madness

This is a four-day camp
JUNE 29 - JULY 2
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Kindergarten
AGES: Ages 5 - 6
SESSION: JUNE 29 - JULY 2
Monday - Thursday
9AM - NOON

Have you ever been told to stop making a mess? Well, not this time! Enjoy a week of activities guaranteed to get your hands dirty! Use different messy materials each day to create projects that will help you enjoy the beauty of the Garden.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Members: $100, Public: $125

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Suprising Superheroes

 
JULY 6 - 10
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Kindergarten
AGES: Ages 5 - 6
SESSION: JULY 6 - 10
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON

It’s a bird; it’s a plane; it’s a plant? Did you know the Garden’s plants and animals share the same powers as famous superheroes? From animals that use tools like Batman to flowers that stretch like Elastigirl, you’ll study a different superhero each day and discover which plants or animals share their unique superpowers. End the week by racing through an obstacle course to test your newfound knowledge in the ultimate superhero showdown!

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Members: $124, Public: $155

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

KinderGarden

JULY 13 - 17
9AM - Noon
GRADE: Kindergarten
AGES: 5 - 6
SESSION: JULY 13 - 17
Monday - Friday
9AM - Noon

Explore the world of plants with Red Butte Garden where you’ll dig, plant, water, and weed your way across the plant kingdom. Learn about what plants need to grow and which plants call Red Butte Garden their home. Campers will create their own patio garden to take home at the end of the week.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Members: $124, Public: $155

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Art Exploration

This is a four-day camp
JULY 20 - 23
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Kindergarten
AGES: Ages 5 - 6
SESSION: July 20 - 23
Monday - Thursday
9AM - NOON

Calling all artists-in-training! Spend the week exploring the world of art 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 sun prints, paint with bubble wrap, sculpt with salt dough, and more. End the week with a gallery stroll to showcase all the incredible art you made during camp.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Members: $100, Public: $125

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Into The Woods

Partner camp with Natural History Museum of Utah
JULY 27 - 31
9AM - 3PM
GRADE: Kindergarten
AGES: 5 - 6
SESSION: JULY 27 - 31
Monday - Friday
9AM - 3PM

Ready to investigate the wonders of the natural world? Spend your mornings at Red Butte Garden exploring the natural world with your senses as you plant seeds, search for birds, study animal habitats, make pet rocks, and more. Cool down at NHMU in the afternoon and learn more about the plants, animals, and natural processes surrounding you through hands-on projects, science experiments, and excursions throughout the museum.

Drop off at Red Butte Garden by 9AM and pick up at NHMU (located next door to RBG) by 3PM.

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NOTE: Registration for this class is done through NHMU

NHMU summer camp registration opens on March 4 for members / March 9 to the public.


LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden & Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 Wakara Way, SLC, UT 84108

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Polleneighbors - NEW!

AUGUST 3 - 7
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Kindergarten
AGES: Ages 5 - 6
SESSION: AUGUST 3 - 7
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON

Did you know animals and flowers work together to make our food? Without pollinators like bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds we wouldn’t have strawberries, ketchup, or vanilla! Through crafts, snacks and explorations in the garden we’ll learn about a different critter each day at camp and how it helps plants (and us!) grow strong and healthy.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Members: $124, Public: $155

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454

Colorful Cooking

 
AUGUST 10 - 14
9AM - NOON
GRADE: Kindergarten
AGES: Ages 5 - 6
SESSION: AUGUST 10 - 14
Monday - Friday
9AM - NOON

From red tomatoes to leafy greens, colors abound in both the natural world and the kitchen! Discover the colorful world of cooking as you practice essential kitchen skills like chopping, mixing, and blending. In addition to making tasty snacks like watermelon salsa, blueberry smoothies, and more, you’ll also harvest fresh ingredients from the Garden, decorate a chef’s apron, and compile a camp cookbook.

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LOCATION:

Red Butte Garden

COST:

Members: $124, Public: $155

CONTACT INFORMATION:

801-581-8454








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