Summer Camp

Explore the great outdoors! Meet new friends and make lasting memories as you participate in fun and unique science experiments, art projects, and Garden explorations, all while building a love of nature. Whether this is your first time at camp or you're a regular participant, there's something for everyone at Red Butte Garden!

Camps are available for children entering Kindergarten through 6th grade and include half- and full-day options.

Register Now!

Camp registration is required. Click on each camp link in the calendar below or call (801) 581-8454 to register. Camps fill quickly, so register early.

2014 Partners

Clark Planetarium
Natural History Museum of Utah
Wasatch Community Gardens
Tanner Dance
Hogle Zoo

Weekly Camp Cost*

Camp Information

Half Day:
Members $105
Public $130
Full Day:
Price as listed in description

*unless otherwise noted

Registration Process:

Summer Camp Frequently Asked Questions
View our Refund Policy


2014 Summer Camp Calendar

Grade Entering in 2014-2015 School Year
Week of Camp Kindergarten 1st/2nd Grade 3rd/4th Grade 5th/6th Grade
June 2-6 9-12
How Does Your Garden Grow?
June 9-13 9-12
Bug Basics
Sold Out!
9-4
Up Close With Insects*
Sold Out!

9-4
Entomologists In Training*
June 16-20 9-3:30
Into the Woods*
Sold Out!
9-4
Treasures in the Garden*
Sold Out!

9-4
Grow Your Own Adventure*
June 23-27 9-12
Garden Tails
9-12
Cottam's Nature Detectives
Sold Out!

1-4
Green Thumb Gardeners
Sold Out!

9-12
Stinky, Slimy, Gooey, Gross!

1-4
Cooking in the Garden
Sold Out!

June 30-July 3** 9-12
Surprising Superheroes
9-12
Make a Mess
Sold Out!

1-4
Magical Plants of Red Butte Garden

9-12
Amazing 'Ologists

1-4
Totally Trees

July
July 7-11 9-12
Messy Madness
9-4:30
Varied Viewpoints* (1st)
Sold Out!
9-4:30
Pieces of Nature* (2nd/3rd)
Sold Out!
8:30-4
Earth Systems at Work*(4th/5th)
July14-18 9-12
Art Exploration
Sold Out!
9-12
Sprouting Chefs
Sold Out!

1-4
Curious About Critters
Sold Out!

9-12
Discovery in the Great Outdoors
Sold Out!

1-4
Junior Horticulturists

July21-23** 9-12
Nature's Neighbors
9-12
Habitats and Homes
Sold Out!

1-4
Eww! Yuck!
Sold Out!

9-12
Em's Apothecary

1-4
Junior Jam

July 28-August 1 9-12
Shake, Rattle, and Roll
9-12
Garden Fairytales
Sold Out!

1-4
Adventures in Art
Sold Out!

9-4
Space: Inside and out*
9-4
Alien Encounters*
August
August 4-8 9-12
Colorful Cooking
9-4
Parts and Pieces*
Sold Out!
9-4
Adaptation Investigation*
Sold Out!
9-4
Grow Your Own Game
Sold Out!
August 11-15 9-12
Oversized Art
9-12
Nature's Superheroes
Sold Out!

1-4
Music Makers

9-12
Digging Deep

1-4
I Will Survive

August 18-22 9-12
There's No Place Like Home
9-12
Miniature Gardening Magic
Sold Out!

1-4
Larger Than Life Art
Sold Out!

9-12
Plants Around the World

1-4
Make a Masterpiece
Sold Out!

*Drop-off and pick up locations vary. See camp description for details.
**Short weeks due to holidays.

Printable Summer Camp Brochure


HOURS
Jan 2-Mar 31: 9 am-5 pm
April 1-30: 9 am-7:30pm
May 1-Aug 31: 9 am-9 pm*
Sept 1-30: 9 am-7:30 pm*
Oct 1-Dec 23: 9 am-5 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day
and Dec 24-Jan 1

*Days when outdoor concerts are scheduled, hours are 9 am-5 pm.

GENERAL ADMISSION

Members: Free
Adults (ages 18-64): $10
Seniors (ages 65+): $8
Military w/ID: $8
Children (ages 3-17): $6
Children (under 3): Free
U of U Faculty/Staff: $8
U of U Students: Free with valid ID

Groups (12 or more) $1 off ea. person

Enjoy half-price admission December, January, and February

CONTACT
(801)585-0556

LOCATION
300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
How to Get Here

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