Summer Programs — United Way Salt Lake
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Summer 2021 Programs in Salt Lake County

 

This summer deserves to be unforgettable for your kid, filled with swimming in pools, arts & crafts, learning about robots, and more. Summer camps and online learning programs are an easy and fun way to teach your kid new skills, get them on track for the new school year, and let them explore their passions.

 

Find a nearby summer program using the list below and sign up using the link!

   
Program Description







Brainfuse Summer Learning Get paid to learn virtually through the Salt Lake County Library. Complete online sessions to earn gift cards.
Registration ends June 21.
12 - 16 years old Online Free Sessions can be done on your own time anytime between June 1st and August 2nd.
my 529 Book Your Summer Parents/guardians enroll student in their local library's summer reading program, then register their child at bookyoursummer.com for a chance to win a $1,000 my529 scholarship.
Deadline to register: August 15.
0 - 18 years old At-home (no technology needed) Free May 15 - August 15
Code to Success Students can learn about computer science by attending one of four courses: coding foundations, dissecting REACT JS, a Chromebook-friendly Skillstruck course, or an Amazon Web Services cloud foundation course
Deadline to register: June 7
7th grade - 12th grade Online or in-person (multiple locations to choose from in Salt Lake County) Free June 14 - July 23 (8:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Salt Lake Center for Science Education STEM Summer Camp Fun interactive, hands on learning in the morning and then informal, outdoor experiences with some field trips in the afternoon.
Open Until Filled
K - 6th grade In-person (Salt Lake City) Free-$10 June 21st - June 24th & June 28th- July 1st
YMCA of Northern Utah's Summer Day Camp at Taylorsville YMCA Community Family Center Each week features activities centered around a new theme, always with a focus on each student's social and emotional health.
Open until filled
Entering 1st grade - 12 years old In-person (Taylorsville) $196 - $245 per child per week, financial assistance available to those who qualify Sign up for one or multiple week-long sessions running June 7 - August 13 (7:30 am - 5:30 pm)
Salt Lake City Youth & Family Services' Youth City Summer 2021 YouthCity fosters positive youth development in Salt Lake City by providing out of school opportunities for social, emotional, skills, character and citizenship development in an inclusive environment. Classes include game design, creative writing, book making, music and more.
Open until filled
Kindergarten - 6th grade In-person (5 locations to choose from across Salt Lake City) $0 - $228 per month, depending on family size and income. Sign up for one or multiple sessions running June 7 - August 6 (weekdays 8:30 am - 5:30 pm)
Salt Lake County Parks & Recreation's Summer Camp at Copperview Recreation Center Summer camp for children in elementary school.
Open until filled
5 - 12 years old In-person (Midvale) $100 - $120 per week, financial assistance available to those who qualify. June 14 - August 6 (weekdays 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Salt Lake County Parks & Recreation's Summer Camp at Millcreek Activity Center Children will be led daily through a variety of fun and educational activities, variety of sports, games, cooking, science, arts and crafts, and weekly field trips to fun and exciting places.
Open until filled
5 - 12 years old In-person (Millcreek) $50 registration fee + $450 monthly fee June 7 - August 13 (weekdays 7:00 am - 6:00 pm)
Salt Lake County Parks & Recreation's Summer Camp at Kearns Recreation Center Summer camp fun and adventures for grades K-6th.
Open until filled
Kindergarten - 6th grade In-person (Kearns) $40 registration fee + $450 monthly fee June 7 - August 13 (weekdays 6:30 am - 6:00 pm)
Salt Lake County Parks & Recreation's Adaptive Summer Camp at Copperview Recreation Center Summer activities for children with disabilities.
Open until filled
5 - 21 years old In-person (Midvale) $120 per week June 14 - August 6 (weekdays 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Salt Lake County Parks & Recreation's Summer Camp at South Jordan Fitness & Aquatic Center Summer camp for grades K-6th. Kids participate in a variety of different sports, swimming, games, crafts, field trips and more.
Open until filled
Kindergarten - 6th grade In-person (South Jordan) $35 per day or $120 per week June 7 - August 16 (weekdays 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
Salt Lake County Parks & Recreation's Summer Camp at Wheeler Farm Farm Camp Activities include: goat milking, gathering eggs, farm chores, horseback riding, wool spinning, animal grooming, blacksmith demonstrations, historic house tours, gardening, hiking, exploring the woods, wagon rides, arts and crafts, games and more. All activities center around farm life, then and now.
Open until filled
6 - 10 years old (must have completed Kindergarten) In-person (Murray) $100 - $125 per week Choose a one-week session from June 7 - August 13 (weekdays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Salt Lake County Parks & Recreation's Snapology Lego Camps at South Jordan Fitness & Aquatic Center Minecraft and robotics-based Lego activities for children.
First session deadline to register: June 11. Second session deadline to register: August 6
4 - 14 years old In-person (South Jordan) $164 - $174/session First session June 14 - June 18. Second session August 9 - August 13 (both sessions are 9:00 am - 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
Promise South Salt Lake Various options for high-quality out-of-school programming for K-12 students. Visit website for full details.
Open Until Filled
Kindergarten - 12th grade In-person (multiple locations across South Salt Lake) Contact program managers for informationYear-round options
University of Utah's Club U Day Camps Each week, Club U focuses on a theme, therefore, that week’s activities will relate to the theme. Large all camp field trips (typically Fridays) 1 trip to a local swimming pool.
Open until filled.
5 - 11 years old In-person (Salt Lake City) $175 - $220 weekly tuition + $60-$75 weekly special fee for activities Sign up for one or multiple week-long sessions running June 7 - August 20 (weekdays 8:00 am - 3:15 pm )
University of Utah's K-8 STEAM-Based Learning Campus Camp Students can take online courses in science and technology, creative arts, engingeering and math, and sports, recreation and leisure.
Open until filled.
6 - 14 years old Online Varies by class(es) chosen Sign up for one or multiple classes running in June, July, and August.
University of Utah's Youth Academy of Excellence Small classes with fast-paced curriculum focused on writing, engineering, and more.
Open until filled.
7 - 14 years old Online Varies by class(es) chosen Sign up for one or multiple classes running in June, July, and August.
University of Utah's Pre-College at the U Weekly half-day or full-day classes available both in-person and online. Classes include major exploration options, STEAM-based learning, and test prep courses for AP, SAT, and ACT exams. Some classes count for high school credit.
Open until filled.
14 - 17 years old Online or in-person (Salt Lake City) Varies by class(es) chosen Sign up for one or multiple classes running in June, July, and August.
Salt Lake Community College's Youth Summer Reading Program Online reading classes and support designed to help students enjoy reading and improve reading skills.
Open until filled.
4 years old - entering 11th grade Online $279 - $296/week Choose one 8-week course, options available May through September
Little Beakers Summer Camp Camps offering hands-on science activities.
Open until filled.
4 - 16 years old In-person (Sandy) $185 per child per 5-day camp Sign up for one or multiple 5-day long camps from June 7 - August 27 (campers can attend the morning session 9:30 am - 12:30pm or the afternoon session starting at 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm)
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium Summer Camps and Virtual Adventures Both at-home and in-person programs feature special animal experiences, hands-on activities, and fun science experiments.
Open until filled.
4 - 17 years old Online or in-person (Draper) $58 - $255 Attend a virtual adventure (in June) or choose a week-long in-person camp (in July and August)
Hogle Zoo Summer Camps Virtual or in-person opportunities for students to participate in fun activities and learn about animals. Different themes each week.
Open until filled.
1st - 8th grade Online or in-person (Salt Lake City) $10 - $300 Sign up for one or multiple one-day or multi-day camp sessions offered June - August
The Leonardo Summer Camps STEAM-centered activities for children. Museum and outdoor activities, break times, lunch, and sometimes field trips or special guests
Open until filled.
Entering 1st grade - entering 8th grade In-person (Salt Lake City) $150 - $270 per child per week Choose one or more weeklong sessions running June - August (weekday half-day or full-day options available)
Spyhop Summer Camps Workshop and STEM-based learning for children. Session topics vary and include subjects like filmmaking, game design, animation, and movie FX.
Open until filled, wait list available
9 - 14 years old In-person (Salt Lake City) $315 per child per week (tuition assistance available) Sign up for one or multiple weeklong sessions running June 7 - August 13 (9:00 am - 3:00 pm)
Discovery Gateway Summer Camps STEAM centered activites. Seperate programs for ages 2-5 and 5-9. See website for details.
Open until filled, wait list available
2 - 9 years old In-person (Salt Lake City) Varies by class(es) chosen and Gateway Member vs General Public status. Sign up for one or multiple 4-day sessions running June 7 - August 18; times vary
Wasatch Gardens Summer Camp In a Box Each week features a new theme with activities curated by garden educators and recipes tailored to seasonal fruits and veggies.
Deadline to register varies based on the week chosen. Deadline for full season order is June 3rd
Kindergarten - 8th grade At-home (no technology needed) $35 - $85 per week per box, recommended 1 box per child, financial assistance available to those who qualify. Sign up for one or multiple weekly sessions. June 7 - August 16
IJ & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center Summer Camps Seperate programs for different age groups (see website for details). Weekly themes aim to help kids rediscover sportsmanship, collaboration, ingenuity, and the positive impact of working together.
Open until filled
2 years old - 10th grade In-person (Salt Lake City) Varies by session chosen and JCC Member vs General Public status. Sign up for one of three sessions: Session 1 (June 7 - July 2); Session 2 (July 5 - 30); Session 3 (August 2 - 20). 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday - Thursday; 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM on Friday. Extended care hours offered on limited basis
Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salt Lake Sugarhouse Summer Camp Separate programs for age 4-12 and 13-18. Includes field trips, art class, access to the gym and computer lab, programs by Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Summer Brain Game program helps to prepare students for the fall.
Open until filled. No online registration. Register at Sugar House Club.
4 - 18 years old In-person (Salt Lake City) Child care program: $105 per week + $25 registration fee + $50 field trip fee; Teen Summer Program: $50 per week + $20 membership fee June 10 - Aug 9; Child Care program: 6:30 am - 6:00 pm; Teen Summer program: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm or 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Microsoft Free Online Student Workshops From learning to code to virtual tours of the Smithsonian, Microsoft's summer program has something for every kid this summer. Sign up your kid for a variety of classes, available throughout the summer.
Open until filled.
4 - 18 years old Online Free Classes available the week of June 5-August 1

If you would like to add a summer camp to our list, please email nicole@uw.org.

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