2017 SUMMER CAMPS
June 12-16 & July 10-14 | 4th – 6th Grade
Explore space and potential inhabitants with Discovery Gateway and Clark Planetarium. You and your fellow space explorers have discovered a new solar system! Use engineering, physics, designing models and the rest of the STEAM fields to learn about these new planets and their native inhabitants! Will they be friendly? Can these planets sustain human life?
The Science of Color
June 19 – 23 & July 30 – Aug 4 | K-3rd Grade
Explore the physics behind light and color with fun science experiments. Discover how color is used in art and create your own pieces of art in various mediums such as paint and clay. Use your favorite science of color concepts to make a stunning art project to take home at the end of the week!
Full STEAM Ahead
June 26 -30 | 1st & 2nd Grade
Explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) with Discovery Gateway and Red Butte Garden! Spend your mornings at RBG investigating the natural world through garden explorations, botanical experiments, and more. In the afternoon, travel to DG to continue your STEAM explorations with experiments in the Workshop Room, art in the ArtSpace, and hands-on activities throughout the museum. Don’t miss out on this all-day adventure!
June 26 -30 | 3rd & 4th Grade
Explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) with Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum and Red Butte Garden! Spend your mornings at RBG investigating STEAM in the natural world as you create parachutes for action figures, craft rafts out of recyclable materials to cross the creek, cook edible popcorn art, and more. In the afternoon, you’ll travel to Discovery Gateway to continue your STEAM explorations with experiments in the STEAM Lab, art in the Artspace for Kids Gallery, and excursions throughout the museum. Don’t miss out on this all-day adventure! Transportation provided.
Once Upon a Time
July 17-21 | Kindergarten
Explore the world of fairytales with Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum and Red Butte Garden! Spend each day discovering the important role the natural world plays in classic fairytales like Snow White, The Three Little Pigs, and more through science experiments, explorations around the Garden, and fun STEAM-based activities. End the week with a special field trip to Discovery Gateway to explore the museum and experience its fun exhibits firsthand. Don’t miss out on this fairytale adventure!
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