4 exciting summer camps for kids

GTU Featured Guest

Although the kids are still in school, it’s time to register them for summer camps. Kerry Smith, the Salt Lake City Editor for KidsOutAndAbout.com suggests some great options for summer.


Cost: FREE to $325

SpyHop Productions: Located in downtown Salt Lake, SpyHop Productions offer some pretty cool classes for digital media arts. Smith’s oldest son participated in a class where he learned how to design a virtual reality game. This summer, SpyHop is offering several week-long camps to mentor youth (ages 13-19) who are interested in audio, film, and music production. SpyHop partners with the Natural History Museum of Utah and Salt Lake Arts Academy, as well as others, to facilitate several camps. Visit spyhop.org for more information. 

Elementary Age

Cost: $150-$180

Mad Science: Camps are available at 8 locations across the Wasatch Front. Your kids (K-6) can learn all about science–from rocketry to robots, to becoming secret agents and inventors. Hands-on science experiences are guaranteed. Week-long camps are offered throughout the summer. Visit Madscience.org for more information. 

Toddlers and Up


  • Classical Ballet Conservatory: Call 801-441-0436 for pricing; discounts available
  • Tanner Dance: $167

Classical Ballet Conservatory at Gardner Village: Princess Ballerina Camp. What little girls wouldn’t be in heaven learning to dance ballet at the conservatory? For ages 2 to 8. Visit their website for more information here

Tanner Dance: Knights! Castles! Dragons! We can’t forget the boys this summer. Ages 3 ½ to 4 ½. This week-long camp at the University of Utah campus explores dance, drama, and art. 

These camps are just a small sampling of what is feature in at Kids Out And About Summer Camp Directory. You’ll see camps listed by subject and week by week. Go online to view all the activities available as well as vote for the new 2017-18 Top 20 Favorite Places to Take Kids in the Greater Salt Lake Area. 

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Good Things Utah Sponsors