Summer Day Camps

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Summer at Thanksgiving Point means there is no chance for the summertime blues! This year we have more summer camp classes and variety than ever before. Let your child explore space, try their hand at paleontology, program a Lego robot, explore insects, learn the science behind the food we eat, go on a dinosaur discovery, and so much more!

During our summer camps there really is something for every child in your household. Preschoolers can come and join in the fun with classes on everything from dinosaurs to music while elementary aged kids can participate in day or weeklong camps as well. There’s even classes geared around middle school and high school children to while surely stimulate and engage their minds during the summer. Thanksgiving Point Members also get exclusive Summer Day Camp registration March 1-5, 2017 during our Members-only pre-sale!

Remember, class sizes are limited and popular classes fill up quickly, so don't delay. See you this summer!

Summer Day Camps

Preschool Day Camps are offered on Mondays and Tuesdays. Morning camps are geared toward ages 3-4 and run 9:30 am-12 noon. Afternoon camps are geared for ages 4-5 and run 1- 3:30 pm. Each session is $25.

Single Day Camps

Numbers and Patterns
June 5 or 6, 2017
ALL SESSIONS SOLD OUT

Explore counting and patterns while playing games, singing songs, and creating art! Come discover the numbers and patterns that surround us.

Our Five Senses
June 12 or 13, 2017
June 12 at 9:30am: SOLD OUT
June 12 at 1:00pm: SOLD OUT

Investigate our senses with exploration activities to learn about the world around us through touch, smell, hearing, sight, and taste.

Transportation
June 19 or 20, 2017 
ALL SESSIONS SOLD OUT

Discover and explore the world of transportation! Use your imagination to explore airplanes, boats, trains, and cars.

Rockhounds
June 26 or 27 2017
ALL SESSIONS SOLD OUT

Investigate how rocks are formed as we explore the world of crystals, rocks and minerals by measuring, weighing, observing, handling, and making!

Robots!
July 5 or 6 2017
ALL SESSIONS SOLD OUT

Explore the world of robots through science, art, and Bee-Bots as we delve into all things robots on a preschool level. 

Music and Movement
July 10 or 11, 2017
ALL SESSIONS SOLD OUT

Have fun and learn with beats, rhythm, sounds, twists, and turns as we discover music and movement!

Day at the Dinosaur Stomp
July 17 or 18, 2017
ALL SESSIONS SOLD OUT

Roar out loud, stomp your feet, and swish your tail as we learn about and pretend to be our favorite dinosaurs.

Light and Shadows
July 25 or 26, 2017 
July 26 at 9:30am: SOLD OUT
July 26 at 1:00pm: SOLD OUT

Join us as we learn all about our shadows and use light to creates shapes and designs.

Feathered Frenzy
July 31 or August 1, 2017
August 1 at 9:30am: SOLD OUT

Stretch your wings and fly as we flock together to meet and explore our feathered friends.

Pirates
August 7 or 8, 2017
ALL SESSIONS SOLD OUT

 

Arghhh, Matey! Journey the seven seas as we search, discover, and imagine all things pirate!

 

*Please remember that children must be potty trained to attend Preschool Day Camps.

 

Register Now for Preschool Summer Day Camps

 

Single Day Camps

Kindergarten-1st Grade Single Day Camps are offered Wednesdays from 9:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-4:00pm on Wednesdays or Thursdays. Each session is $30.

Up, Up, and Away
June 7 or 8, 2017 

Join us as we experience air in it’s most tangible form - wind - by feeling it, making it, and seeing its effects on objects around us.

Insectlopedia
June 14 or 15, 2017

Discover the fascinating world of helpful bugs and insects! Hunt for bugs, make observations, and discover the world of insects. 

Dinosaur Adventure
June 21 or 22 2017
June 21 at 9:00am: SOLD OUT

Spend the day as a paleontologist as we adventure throughout the museum to discover the secrets of our favorite dinosaurs. 

Exploring Science
June 28 or 29, 2017
June 28 at 1:00pm: SOLD OUT

FIZZ! BOOM! CRACK! Joins us as we explore crazy chemical reactions and see, hear, and smell how exciting science can be. 

Horsing Around
Dates: July 5 or 6, 2017
ALL SESSIONS SOLD OUT

Gallop on over to Farm Country and explore how we care for our horses. Brush, saddle, ride, and learn all about our favorite four-legged friends.

Robots
July 12 or 13, 2017
July 12 at 9:00am: SOLD OUT

Join us to learn Kinder coding with Bee-Bots! Learn about robots and what they are used for, play robot games, read robot stories, and then make and design your own robot art. 

Feathered Friends
July 19 or 20, 2017

Explore the world of birds.

Down on the Farm
July 26 or 27, 2017

It’s time to explore animals on the farm - cows, horses, goats, sheep, ducks, and more - through songs, games, and hands-on inquiry! 

Mini Makers
August 2 or 3, 2017

Explore, mold, and manipulate a variety of materials and then combine them together to make your own designs and creations.

Slimey, Gooey, Gross
August 9 or 10, 2017 

Discover all kinds of slimy, gooey, and gross things through hands-on experiments and investigations.

 

 

Week-Long Camps

Kindergarten-1st Grade Week Long Camps are four day camps that run Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Choose from the morning session (9:00am-12:00pm) or the afternoon session (1:00pm-4:00pm). Each session is $100.

Friends at the Farm
June 5-8, 2017

Our Friendly farm animals are waiting for you to make discoveries! Explore Farm Country with up-close animal encounters as we observe the different ways our animals live and grow.

Move to the Music
June 12-15, 2017

Join us as we make uncommon and curious instruments to explore how to make fun, loud, and unique sounds! 

Super Science
June 19-22, 2017

Discover the exciting world of science as we ask questions, make observations, look for answers, and participate in fun science experiments.

Creepy Crawlies
June 26-29, 2017

Do worms ever close their eyes? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to slither like a snake? What do snails eat? Come and discover creepy crawlies in a whole new way. 

Digging up Dinos
July 10-13, 2017

Spend time being a paleontologist exploring fossils and dinosaurs as we roar, stomp, swish, investigate and discover. 

Kinder Maker
July 17-20, 2017

Learn the basics of Making with lots of hands-on projects and learning as we explore and discover the many ways kids can be Makers! 

Drip Drip Drop
July 25-28, 2017

Celebrate water and the many places it can be found! Explore the properties of water as it flows, drips, drops, splashes, gushes, and pours. 

‘A’ is for Art
July 31-August 3, 2017
ALL SESSIONS SOLD OUT

Express your creativity through painting, drawing, sculpting, and movement - this camp has it all!

Space Adventure
August 7-10, 2017
9:00am: SOLD OUT

What would it be like to travel to the moon? Join us for a space adventure as we explore stars, planets, and constellations in an out of this world adventure! 

Register for Kindergarten-1st grade Summer Day Camps

Single-Day Camps

2nd-3rd Grade Single Day Camps are offered Fridays from 9:00am-3:00pm. Each session is $50.

Out of this World
June 9, 2017
SOLD OUT

Join us for a space adventure as we explore the stars, planets, and constellations to answer questions about our universe.

Horsing Around
June 16, 2017 - SOLD OUT
June 23, 2017 - 
SOLD OUT

Gallop over to Farm Country to discover more about how we care for our ponies as we brush, saddle, ride, and learn all about our favorite four-legged friends.

Naturally Artistic
June 23, 2017
SOLD OUT

Explore and discover the beauty of nature which surrounds us and learn how to use some of these natural resources to create your own masterful works of art.

3-Ring Circuits
June 30, 2017
SOLD OUT

Experiment with batteries, light bulbs, voltages snap circuits and more as we learn the basics of electrical circuitry.

Nano Technology
July 7, 2017

One sheet of newspaper is about 100,000 nanometers thick. Is that small? Or is it humongous? Explore science on an intimate level as we observe and conduct surprising nano experiments. 

Molecular Gastronomy
July 14, 2017
SOLD OUT

In this camp, you’re allowed to play with your food! Explore the physical and chemical transformations of different ingredients in cooking as you investigate crazy concoctions and marvelous mixtures.

Investigating Insects
July 21, 2017 

There are more than one million insect species in the world. Join us as we investigate and explore insects that live in our own backyard.

Robots!
July 28, 2017
SOLD OUT

When you think of a robot what do you imagine? What can it do? What does it look like? Come join us as we gain a deeper understanding of the technology involved in the world of robots! 

Project Fashion
August 4, 2017
SOLD OUT

Custom design and produce your own fashion accessories and see how tools such as 3D printers and laser cutters can be used for design in our Makerspace. 

Island Adventure
August 11, 2017

Let’s ‘travel’ to the islands for a tropical adventure! Learn how islands are made and discover some of the curious adaptations of island plants and wildlife.

 

Week-Long Camps

2nd-3rd Grade Week Long Camps are Monday through Thursday from 9:00am-3:00pm. Each session is $150. Join us for the following topics:

Plants & Gardens
June 5-8, 2017

Come explore our beautiful gardens and develop skills to help you design beautiful gardens of your own. Learn which plants grow best in our climate, what care they need, and other tricks of the trade through hands-on gardening adventures.

Animal Adaptations Partner Camp
June 12-16, 2017
SOLD OUT

Calling all fun loving scientists who like to observe animals! Investigate the fascinating world of animals to see how they have adapted to their environments in order to survive. On Friday go on a field trip to visit the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium to learn more!

I Will Survive!
June 19-22, 2017
SOLD OUT

Do you have what it takes to last a week in the wild? Learn about edible plants, knot tying, wayfinding, and other outdoor survival skills. 

Whatever the Weather
June 26-29, 2017

Rain, snow, wind, sun – how and why does the weather change? Find out how’s and why’s as we investigate all things weather with fun observations, experiments, games, and activities.

“Fun”damentals of Science
July 10-13, 2017
SOLD OUT

Explore chemical reactions, conduct experiments, and solve problems through the scientific process as we ask questions, share our understanding, and experiment to find answers.

Jurassic Journey
July 17-20, 2017
SOLD OUT

Journey into the Land of Dinosaurs to investigate your favorite dinosaurs along with newly discovered species. Fine-tune your understanding of the scientific process while asking questions, investigating ideas, sharing your knowledge with others, and hands-on experiences.

Classic Summer Camp
July 25-28, 2017

Enjoy a classic summer camp experience as we explore the outdoors,  learn and play games, sing songs, and make classic summer camp crafts with a modern twist. Boondoggle, anyone?!

Fairy Tale Science
July 31-August 3, 2017

In some of our favorite stories, some of the strangest things happen – talking animals, flying through the air, straw turning to gold - but can things like that happen in real life? Join us as we read favorite fairy tales and conduct scientific experiments to find out!

Designer, Maker, Creator, Builder
August 7-10, 2017
SOLD OUT

Calling all makers! Are you ready for some tinkering around? Use real tools and engage in the engineering process to create and construct using common (and uncommon) materials.

 

Register for 2nd-3rd Grade Summer Day Camps

 

Single-Day Camps

4th-5th Grade Single Day Camps are offered Fridays from 9:00am-3:00pm. Each session is $50.

Space Discovery
June 9, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel to the moon or wondered how constellations were named? Join in the fun as we take an in-depth look at stars, planets, constellations, and the universe. 

Wired!
June 16, 2017

Have fun, learn, and build with a variety materials as you experiment with batteries, lightbulbs, and voltages as you investigate the basics of electricity!

Wonders of Geology
June 23, 2017

Be a geologist for a day and learn how to identify various rocks, minerals, and fossils. Practice methods for testing minerals, handle and observe fossils, and investigate how rocks are formed.

Stop Motion Animation
June 30, 2017
SOLD OUT

Use a variety of materials and props as you write, design, produce, and record your own stop motion animation video. 

What’s on the Inside?
July 7, 2017

Have you ever made toast in a toaster, listened to music through speakers, or watched movies through a blu ray or DVD player? What are they made of? How do they work? What’s inside? Find out as we deconstruct common household appliances! 

Up and Up Cycling
July 14, 2017

Have fun with junk! Before you throw something away think of another use for it. Learn how to turn everyday objects into something beautiful, unique, and useful.

Paleontology Palooza
July 21, 2017

Become a paleontologist for a day as you investigate real dinosaur bones and fossils as you travel back through time to explore the amazing world of ancient life!

Island Adventure
July 28, 2017

Let’s ‘travel’ to the islands for a tropical adventure! Learn how the islands came to be (volcanos!) and discover some of the curious adaptations of island plants and wildlife.

Bookbinding
August 4, 2017

Scientists and artist are always recording observations or sketching the world around them. Come learn how to make books you can use for journaling, sketching, field notes, and more! 

Secret of Magicians
August 11, 2017
SOLD OUT

Do you believe in magic? Anyone can be a magician once they learn the science which occurs behind the scenes. Join us to learn the secrets behind the magic!

 

Week-Long Camps

4th-5th Grade Week Long Camps are Monday through Thursday from 9:00am-3:00pm. Each session is $175.

Junior Naturalists (Bean Museum Partner Camp)
June 5-8, 2017

Be a junior naturalist in this partner camp between Thanksgiving Point Institute and The Monte L Bean Life Sciences Museum. Join us as we explore nature around us and participate in collecting, recording, preparing, identifying, and sharing what we find. 

Plants and Gardens
June 12-15, 2017

Come explore our beautiful gardens and develop skills to help you design beautiful gardens of your own. Learn which plants grow best in our climate, what care they need, and other tricks of the trade through hands-on gardening adventures.

Fashion Design
June 19-22, 2017

Learn how fashion has evolved and custom design and produce your own fashion accessories! See how tools such as 3D printers and laser cutters can be used for design in our Makerspace. 

Art of Math
June 26-29, 2017

Math isn’t just numbers. It’s also patterns, shapes, symmetry, and more. Learn how math and science can influence art and how they work together to help us understand our world.  

Flight Makers
July 10-13, 2017
SOLD OUT

3…2…1…Take off! Join in the fun as we collaborate, design, make, and fly a variety of projects (rockets! paper airplanes! drones!) related to flight. 

The Making of Video Games
July 17-20, 2017
SOLD OUT

Love video games? Ever wonder how they’re made? Explore the history of the video game industry and design games using simple programming tools. 

Planet Energy
July 25-28, 2017

We are surrounded by energy. Join us as we explore energy from the sun, wind, light, motion, and heat and devise ways to harness that energy by engaging in engineering challenges. 

Science of Sound
July 31-August 3, 2017

Make and play musical instruments, discover echolocation, and observe animals and the ways they communicate as we learn the science behind sound. 

Architecture and Engineering
August 7-10, 2017
SOLD OUT

What kinds of materials are used to make buildings today? What materials were used to build in ancient times? How do you keep a super tall building from smashing all of the lower floors and how can buildings be made to withstand earthquakes? Find out as we become engineers and test and refine our ideas. 

 

Register for 4th-5th Grade Summer Day Camps

Single Day Camps

6th-7th Grade Single Day Camps are offered Fridays from 9:00am-3:00pm. Each session is $60.  

Fashion Accessories
June 9, 2017

Learn how fashion has evolved and custom design and produce your own fashion accessories! See how tools such as 3D printers and laser cutters can be used for design in our Makerspace. 

Wonders of Geology
June 16, 2017

Explore geology for a day and learn how to identify various rocks, minerals, and fossils. Practice methods for testing minerals, handle and observe fossils, and investigate how rocks are formed. 

3-Ring Circuits
June 23, 2017

Have fun, learn, and build with a variety of materials as you experiment with batteries, light

bulbs, and voltages to investigate the basics of electricity! 

Molecular Gastronomy
June 30, 2017

In this camp, you’re allowed to play with your food! Explore the physical and chemical transformations of different ingredients in cooking as you investigate concoctions and mixtures you can eat!. 

Stop Motion Animation
July 7, 2017

Use a variety of materials and props as you write, design, produce, and record your own stop motion animation video.

Back to Nature
July 14, 2017

Explore environmental science as we learn about conservation, sustainability, and the local ecology of the Jordan River.

Secrets of Magicians
July 21, 2017

Anyone can be a magician once they learn the science which occurs behind the scenes. Join us to learn tricks of the trade and the secrets behind the magic!

Drones
July 28, 2017

How do drones stay in the air? What can they be used for? Learn about the past, present, and future of drones as you work together in teams to complete challenges and hone science, engineering, and technology skills. 

Animal Adaptations
August 4, 2017

Explore multiple venues, Farm Country and the Museum of Ancient Life, to observe and compare animals from the past and present as we determine how they adapted for survival. 

Island Adventure
August 11, 2017

Let’s ‘travel’ to the islands for a tropical adventure! Learn about the geography and geology of the islands and discover some of the curious adaptations of island plants and wildlife. 

 

Week-Long Camps

6th-7th Grade Week Long Camps are Monday through Thursday from 9:00am-3:00pm. Each session is $200.

Architecture and Engineering
June 5-8, 2017

What kinds of materials are used to make buildings today? What materials were used to build in ancient times? How do you keep a super tall building from smashing all of the lower floors and how can buildings be made to withstand earthquakes? Find out as we become engineers and test and refine our ideas. 

Forces of Nature
June 12-15, 2017

Earthquakes, floods, fires, and extreme weather conditions are all forces of nature found on Earth. Discover the science behind the phenomenon with observation, testing, and refining through fun hands-on experiments 

Coding Basics
June 19-22, 2017

Learn the basic concepts of computer science with a simple drag-and-drop programming language, troubleshooting, debugging, and more! 

Junior Naturalists (Bean Museum Partner Camp)
June 26-30, 2017

Be a junior naturalist in this partner camp between Thanksgiving Point Institute and The Monte L Bean Life Sciences Museum. Join us as we explore nature around us and participate in collecting, recording, preparing, identifying, and sharing what we find.

Comic Books
July 10-13, 2017

Join professional comics creator Jess Smart Smiley for a week of reading, exploring, and (of course) making comics! Dive pencil-first into the world of captions, gutters, and panels, as you build ideas for characters and stories, write and draw your own comics, and find out how comics work. Get ready to make your pencils sweat–let’s make comics!

Art of Video Games
July 17-20, 2017

Love video games? Ever wonder how they’re made? Explore the history of the video game industry and design games using simple programming tools. 

Sewing E-Textiles
July 24-27, 2017

Wearable electronics, or E-textiles, are a fun way to combine electronics with fabric and textiles. Learn basic sewing and electronics skills as you work on projects throughout the week. Machines and materials are provided. 

Click it! Photography
July 31-August 3, 2017

Say cheese! Learn the ins and outs of a basic digital camera and discover an eye for perspective. Explore the history and science of photography through hands-on activities and exploration of this versatile art. Cameras will be provided for use during the camp. 

Flight Makers
August 7-10, 2017

3…2…1…Take off! Join in the fun as we collaborate, design, make, and fly a variety of projects (rockets! paper airplanes! drones!) related to flight.

 

Register for 6th-7th Grade Summer Day Camps

Week-Long Camps

7th-12th Grade Week Long Summer Camps are five day camps that run Monday through Friday. Choose from the morning session (9:00am-12:00pm) or the afternoon session (1:00pm-4:00pm). Each session is $100.

First Tech Challenge Robotics
June 5-9, 2017

Ready, set, robotics!  Learn about robots and the engineering process as you work together in a team to design, build, and program a robot that can complete a variety of challenges. 

Week 2 - The Art of Seeing
June 12-16, 2017
9:00am: SOLD OUT

Are you interested in photography and/or Photoshop?  Then this is the class you’re looking for!  Figure out the basics of ISO, composition, depth-of-field, aperture and more. Then learn basic image editing skills, modifying and photo touch up in Photoshop. You’ll be insta-ready after this class.  If you have a digital camera bring it, but basic point and shoot digital cameras will be provided for use during the class. 

I Made it Myself!
June 19-23, 2017

Accessories have been an important part of fashion since the early 16th century. Time to join this century! Experiment with a range of techniques to create and design jewelry, wallets, ties and more all while developing skills that will last a lifetime. 

Art NOT Waste
June 26-30, 2017

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” Discover how to take old worn out materials and give them new life. What can you create with things you already have? Find out as you explore the exciting world of upcycling! With your new skills and techniques the possibilities are endless. 

Zombie Attack!
July 10-14, 2017

The zombie apocalypse is upon us will you survive? Come learn all the necessary skills required for budding zombie hunter enthusiasts.   

College Prep
July 17-21, 2017  

Explore a variety of career paths and opportunities for higher education.  Learn how to pinpoint interests and research possible careers based on those interests. This class will include field trips to schools and businesses to learn more about opportunities in a variety of fields in areas of science, technology, math, art and engineering. 

Bookin’ It
July 25-28, 2017

Come learn how bind your own books using a variety of methods including: stitch binding, spiral bound, and perfect binding.  Then delve into leather bound books and create your own custom leather covers for books, notebooks, and journals.  

 

Register for 7th-12th Grade Summer Day CampS

Lego Camps 

Lego EV3 - Ages 12-14, Grades 6-8
June 19-22, 2017, 9:00am-3:00pm
$250

Let your imagination run wild as you build a Lego EV3 robot and program it to bring your creation to life. Put your new skills to the test and compete against your fellow campers during a practice scrimmage using the most recent First Lego League competition challenges. 

Lego WeDo - Ages 8-11 (all day combined)
June 26-30, 2017, 9:00am-3:00pm
$225
SOLD OUT

Beginner Lego WeDO and Intermediate Lego WeDO combined for a full day of robotics fun! Use your imagination to design and build Lego WeDO Robots and then animate them with basic computer programming. 

Beginning Lego WeDo - Ages 8-11, Grades 3-5
(Students must take this class before Intermediate or EV3)
July 10-14, 2017, 9:00am-12:00pm
$125
SOLD OUT

Use your imagination to design and build with the newest Lego WeDO Robotics 2.0 and then animate your creation with basic computer programming.  

Intermediate Lego WeDo - Ages 8-11, Grades 3-5
July 10-14, 2017, 1:00pm-4:00pm
$150

Use your imagination to design and build with the newest Lego WeDO Robotics 2.0 and then animate your creation with basic computer programming. Must have already attended Beginning Lego WeDO. 

Lego WeDo - Ages 8-11 (all day combined)
July 17-21, 2017, 9:00am-3:00pm
$225

Beginner Lego WeDO and Intermediate Lego WeDO combined for a full day of robotics fun! Use your imagination to design and build Lego WeDO Robots and then animate them with basic computer programming. 

Lego EV3 - Ages 12-14, Grades 6-8
July 25-28, 2017, 9:00am-3:00pm
$250

Let your imagination run wild as you build a Lego EV3 robot and program it to bring your creation to life. Put your new skills to the test and compete against your fellow campers during a practice scrimmage using the most recent First Lego League competition challenges.

 

Register for Lego Summer Day Camps 

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FAQs

  • Online HERE
  • Over the phone – (801) 768-4971
  • In person at the Museum of Ancient Life, 2nd floor, Design and Programming office

Registration closes one week prior to the beginning of camp.

Camp sessions vary in price depending on grade, length of day, and days per week. Please check individual camp listings for price information.

 

  • Thanksgiving Point Institute does not issue refunds for Summer Day Camp registration.
  • Transfers are permitted up to 1 business day or 24 hours in advance with a $10.00 fee based on availability and any cost difference between camps.

  • Substitutions – a neighbor, cousin, sibling, etc. - are accepted up to first day of camp.

  • If a camp is cancelled by Thanksgiving Point Institute due to low enrollment, all fees will be refunded.

There are two drop off locations for Summer Day Camps. You can find a map HERE

  • South Camps – Across from Farm Country at Sycamore Park
  • North Campus – North-West of the Museum of Natural Curiosity
  • Preschool camps are single day and run for 2.5 hours – 9:30a-12p, or 1:30p-4p
  • Kinder – 1st grade day camps are 3 hours, 9a-12 or 1p-4p; Kinder – 1st 4 day camps are M-T 9a-12p or 1p-4p
  • All 2-3, 4-5, 6-7 grade camps, single and 4-day, run for a full day from 9a-3p. Some exceptions for partner camps.
  • All 7-12 grade camps are 3 hours, 9a-12p or 1p-4p Monday through Friday
  • Lunch is provided for all full-day camps and snacks are provided for all camps.
  • If your child has an allergy, please make sure your medical form is up to date and any allergies are clearly communicated to staff. Depending on the allergy and severity, it may be best to bring a lunch from home.

Camp curriculum and lesson plans are geared toward the grade your child will be entering into in the Fall of 2017. If you have an older and a younger child you would like to be in the same camp we do allow older children to attend camps one grade lower.

Our camps promote independent learning and socialization opportunities for your child. If you feel your child is unable to remain in camp without you, it may be best to wait a year before you send them to camp.

Depending on which camp you choose your child could be making and programming a Lego EV3 robot, painting with watercolors in the gardens, catching polliwogs and toads to make observations, collecting insects and plants to research, using software to design and 3D print jewelry, or feeding goats and sheep to learn about adaptations.

  • Liability, Medical, and Code of Conduct Forms completed and signed. Download them HERE
  • Water bottle
  • Shoes to run in (flip-flops are not recommended)
  • Weather appropriate clothes to explore and play in.
  • Sunscreen – already applied!
  • 4th - 6th grade camps have been split into 4th – 5th grades and 6th – 7th
  • The maximum number of campers in 4th – 5th grade camps has been lowered from 25 to 20.
  • Day camps for grades 2nd - 3rd, 4th – 5th, and 6th – 7th have been moved to Friday.

All of our campers come home with parent letters with additional resources – websites, books, experiments, and activities – to continue the fun all summer long!

Special thanks to STEM Action Center of Utah for their support of Summer Day Camps at Thanksgiving Point.

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