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2018 SUMMER CAMPS

Samba Camp July 9-13 | Ages 5-9 
9 am – Noon
Culminating performance for friends and family on Friday, July 13, 11:00am

Samba Camp is a unique Summer arts camp facilitated by local drum and dance company, Samba Fogo. Students will engage in Brazilian drumming, dance, song, craft-making and folklore, as they put together a culminating performance for friends and family on the final day of the camp. Authentic Brazilian samba drums are supplied by Samba Fogo, and students get a free Samba Fogo T-shirt to take home!

Students should bring a water bottle and a snack each day, and wear clothing they can move in freely. The camp will be held inside Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, and students will have the opportunity to explore the museum as part of this unique, cultural drum and dance camp.

Samba Camp is supported by the Salt Lake City Arts Council and the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks program.

Tuition: $120 per student Register Now!

Full & partial scholarships are available. To apply for a scholarship, please send an email to lorin@sambafogo.com expressing need for scholarship and explaining why you are applying for financial assistance.

 

Colorful Chemistry 
June 25 – 29 & August 6-10 | 1st & 2nd Grade
9 am – Noon

Chemistry colors our world in many ways. In this fun and engaging summer camp students will explore the world of chmistry through the sweet and colorful sights of candy!

June 25-29 registration

August 6-10 registration

Myth Busted
June 25 – 29 & August 6-10 | 1st & 2nd Grade
1-4 pm

Busted! Myth Meets Science in a fun hands-on way. Have you ever wondered about those fun, silly legends that we often hear about, such as the five second rule? Now is your opportunity to test some of them out at the Leonardo with the Discovery Gateway Myth investigating team! You’ll use and test critical thinking skills to design experiments and test those myths!

June 25-29 registration

August 6-10 registration

 


Once Upon A Time 
July 9-13 | Kindergarten 

9 am – NOON | SOLD OUT

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!

Full STEAM Ahead
July 16-20 | 1st & 2nd Grade 

9 am – 4 pm | SOLD OUT 

Explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) with Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum and Red Butte Garden! Spend your mornings at the Garden investigating the natural world as you create chalk rockets, build spaghetti towers, cook edible popcorn art, and more. In the afternoon, travel to Discovery Gateway to continue your STEAM explorations with experiments in the STEAM Lab, art in the STEAM Studio, and excursions throughout the museum. Don’t miss out on this all-day adventure!

Drop off at RBG by 9AM and pick up at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum by 4PM.

STEAM Explorers
July 16-20  | 3rd & 4th Grade
9 am – 4 pm | SOLD OUT

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 STEAM Studio, and excursions throughout the museum. Don’t miss out on this all-day adventure! Transportation between sites provided.

Drop off at Red Butte Garden by 9AM and pick up at Discovery Gateway by 4PM

 

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