Summer Camps

Get Ready for a STEAM-Powered Summer with Discovery Gateway!

Find your perfect camp! 

Discovery Gateway has an amazing selection of summer camps to keep your child’s gears turning all summer! Explore STEAM concepts with Discovery Gateway and its partners, Red Butte Garden, Samba Fogo, the Natural History Museum of Utah, and Clark Planetarium! Let your child discover the world and beyond with Discovery Summer Camps! 

Important Camp Information
  • $20 early drop off – more than 15 minutes prior to camp starting
  • $20 Late Pick-up fee for 1 hour after class ends, $25 for each additional 15 minutes after the first hour
  • Each camp is created to inspire your child and is designed for the grade that they will be entering this fall 
  • Campers are allowed to bring snacks, these can not contain nuts
  • Camps that provide a snack will not contain any nuts
  • After purchasing a camp registration, you will be sent a confirmation email. A welcome email with an individual registration sheet along with a liability and release form for each camp will be sent before the camp begins. *All paperwork must be completed before a camper can join*

Full STEAM Ahead | Grades 1st & 2nd

Partner Camp with Red Butte Garden

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 science experiments and art in the Learning Center, and excursions throughout the museum. Don’t miss out on this all-day adventure!
*This camp includes an afternoon snack at Discovery Gateway
*Please contact the registrar at jasmine.reading@redbutte.utah.edu or 801-585-8454 for Discovery Gateway Member discount.

STEAM Explorers | Grades 3rd & 4th 

Partner Camp with Red Butte Garden

Explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) with Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum and Red Butte Garden! Campers will spend their mornings at the Garden investigating the natural world as they create parachutes for action figures, craft rafts out of recyclable materials, cook edible popcorn art, and more. In the afternoon, they will travel to Discovery Gateway to continue their STEAM explorations with science experiments and art in the Learning Center, and excursions throughout the museum. Don’t miss out on this all-day adventure!
*This camp includes an afternoon snack at Discovery Gateway
*Please contact our registrar at jasmine.reading@redbutte.utah.edu or 801-585-8454 for Discovery Gateway Member discount.

CampDateGradesTimeCostRegister
Full STEAM AheadJune 15 to
June 19
1st &
2nd
9am to
4pm
General: $315
Members: $252
STEAM ExplorersJune 15 to June 193rd &
4th
9am to
4pm
General: $315
Members: $252

Samba Fogo | Grades kindergarten-6th 

Dance and Drumming Camp at Discovery Gateway

Samba Fogo, a local drum and dance company, is teaming up with Discovery Gateway to bring campers a unique and creative experience! Students will engage in Brazilian drumming, dance, song, craft-making, and folklore, as they put together a culminating performance for friends and family!

DateGradesTimeCostRegister Now!
June 22 to
June 26
Kindergarten to
2nd
9am to
12pm
General: $140
Members: $120
July 27 to
July 31
2nd to
6th
9am to
12pm
General: $140
Members: $120

The World Around Us | Grades 1st-3rd

at Discovery Gateway

Campers will discover what causes earthquakes, weather patterns and how plants and animals survive in extreme conditions! Each day we will explore different topics related to the amazing world around us through science experiments, fun hands-on activities, games, and even a song or two!
*This camp includes an afternoon snack. This camp does not include lunch, children must bring their own lunch. If a child arrives with no lunch one will be provided for them for an additional $25 fee.

    DateGradesTimeCostRegister Now!
    June 29 to
    July 3
    1st to
    3rd
    8:30am to
    4:30pm
    General: $200
    Members: $180

    Artful Antics | Grades 3rd-6th

    at Discovery Gateway

    Campers will create beautiful works of art while learning about painting, pottery, mixed media, and other art forms. There will be a special gallery presentation of the camper’s artwork on the final day of the camp! Whether your child is the next Picasso or just loves getting crafty, they will have a blast at this art filled camp!

    *This camp includes an afternoon snack. This camp does not include lunch, children must bring their own lunch. If a child arrives with no lunch one will be provided for them for an additional $25 fee.

    DateGradesTimeCostRegister Now!
    July 13 to
    July 17
    3rd to
    6th
    8:30am to
    4:30pm
    General: $200
    Members: $180

    2020: Age of Discovery | Grades 3rd-6th
    at Discovery Gateway

    Campers will take a look back at some of our greatest inventions from toys, to games and food, to see how they were invented! As they study these inventions, they will learn about engineering concepts, coding and cooking. Campers will get to use their imaginations to make their own inventions come to life!

    *This camp includes an afternoon snack. This camp does not include lunch, children must bring their own lunch. If a child arrives with no lunch one will be provided for them for an additional $25 fee.

      DateGradesTimeCostRegister Now!
      July 20 to
      July 23
      3rd to
      6th
      8:30am to
      4:30pm
      General: $180
      Members: $160

      Partner Camp with Discovery Gateway, the Natural History Museum of Utah
      and Clark Planetarium | Grades 2nd-5th 

      Explore our planet, the solar system, and the universe! Each morning, campers will engage in exciting hands-on science experiments at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, and investigate the science and technology of space exploration across the street at Clark Planetarium. Each afternoon while at NHMU, campers will learn about a variety of tech utilized by scientists to study the world around us. Campers will also get a unique behind the scenes experience of some of the Museum’s working labs and hear first-hand from those who depend on this tech for their research. Drop camper off at Discovery Gateway by 8:30am and pick up at NHMU at 4:30pm. Transportation between sites is provided.

        DateGradesTimeCostRegister
        August 3 to
        August 7
        2nd to
        5th
        8:30am to
        4:30pm
        General: $310