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    Summer Camps

    Come explore the wonderful, slimy, wet, magic and beautiful world of nature at the USU Botanical Center this summer! Each summer camp in our series is designed to a particular age group and is full of fun, hands-on experiments for investigating the world in which we live.

    Camps are for all children ages 5 and up.

    To register contact Susan Adams at or call 801-451-3423

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    Discount and registration policies may be applicable to you. View Discount and Camp Policies

    Summer Camps

    Wilderness Art

    When: 2 Day, June 20 and 22, or July 18 and 20
    Time: 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
    Cost: $75

    Making your own paper, painting with squirt guns, and creating land art are just a few of the activities you will do while learning about different artists who were inspired by nature. At the end of camp, celebrate your creativity by sharing your art with family and friends during an art walk.

    Fantastic Beasts of the Botanical Center

    When: June 21 or July 26
    Time: 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
    Cost: $30

    If you know where to look, you can find an array of fantastic beasts at the Botanical Center. You will learn to search for signs of animals and develop skill to track them to their favorite hiding spots. Maybe you sill see a baby dragonfly swimming in the pod or a slithery snake hiding in the grass, or even a feathery owl resting in the trees! When you leave camp, you'll have the skills necessary to see who lives in your own backyard.

    Outdoor Adventures 1

    When: 2 Day, June 27 and 29, or July 25 and  27
    Time: 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
    Cost: $60

    Climb a tree! Build a shelter! Skip a stone! Make a mud pie! Set up a snail race! Create some wild art! Walk barefoot! Roll down a really big hill! Blow a grass trumpet! Build a home for a wild animal! Discover what lives in the Kaysville Ponds! These and many more outdoor activities will keep you moving in this action packed outdoor adventure summer camp.

    Outdoor Adventures 2

    When: 2 Day, July 11 and 13
    Time: 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
    Cost: $60

    Join the Outdoor Adventures 2 Summer Camp for MORE action packed enjoyment! Pick blackberries growing in the wild! Explore the inside of a tree! Hunt for bugs! Build a raft! Find a geocache! Hold a scary beast! Make a trail with sticks! Dam a stream! Fly a kite! This camp will be filled with fun.

    Recycled Art

    When: 2 day, July 5 and 6, or August 1 and 3
    Time: 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
    Cost: $75

    You will literally turn our trash into your treasures during this summer camp! You will craft masks out of milk jugs, weave jump ropes from plastic bags, construct marionettes from paper towel tubes, melt crayons to make mosaics, create chia pets out of soup cans, and so much more.

    Garden Gnome and Fairy

    When: June 28 or July 12
    Time: 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
    Cost: $30

    Keep your eyes open for garden gnomes and fairies hiding at the USU Botanical Center as you explore the magic of plants! Guided by fairy and garden gnome folklore, you will create a fairy crown or garden gnome hat, discover a hidden picnic, and plant a garden of your own to take home. Feel free to come dressed as a garden gnome, your favorite fairy, or yourself for a morning filled with wonder.

    Cardboard Creations

    When: July 19 or August 9
    Time: 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
    Cost: $30

    What can you build with cardboard, tape, and a few other odds and ends? Come find out at the Cardboard Creations Summer Camp. As a group, we will decide on a theme for the day and you will decide what you construct. Will you create a musical instrument, knight’s armor, or an arcade game? With your imagination and a little guidance from the USU educators, the possibilities are endless!

    Water Wonders

    When: August 2
    Time: 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
    Cost: $30

    Wade through this summer camp to explore the ways in which water is wonderful. You will experiment with, float on, and squirt water. Camp will end with a big splash so be sure to come dressed to get wet!

    Fishing Camp

    When: June 13, 14, 20, 21, 27,28
    Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
    Cost: $30


    If you are eligible for multiple discounts, only one discount may be applied.

    • Registered members can receive a 20% off discount for their children. 


    Aggie Adventure Camp Policy

    • Payment is required at time of registration
    • Payments are nonrefundable unless arrangements have been made two weeks prior to any camp
    • Payment is non-transferable


    Camps are held at the Utah House, 920 South 50 West Kaysville, Utah.

    For questions about any camps or about membership, call (801) 544-3089.