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    Ski Break Camp 2022

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    Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter is excited to offer 4 days of fun, outdoor camp during the Park City February Break. Campers will adventure on snowshoes, learn about animals in the winter, try their hand at snow science, and more.

    Ski Break Camp is open to youth currently enrolled in 1st through 5th grade. Kindergartners may not attend—no exceptions. Camp begins each morning at 9 am and ends at 4 pm (drop off is allowed at 8:45 am. No late pick up available). Two snacks will be provided (one in the morning and one in the afternoon), but campers should bring their own sack lunch (that does not require heating) and a reusable water bottle each day. More information, including daily agendas, packing list, and specific agendas will be sent out about a week before camp begins.

    To learn more about what we are doing to protect the health of participants and staff, check out our updated policies and procedures document.

    Date Theme Time Cost
     Tuesday Feb 22 Best in SnowBundle up and prepare to take a walk on the wild side! Although the idea of staying out in the cold all winter may seem unbearable to you, some of our local animals are as busy as beavers all season long! Identify signs of animals on the Preserve, investigate how animals have adapted to survive winter, and discover how fauna avoid being ice-olated through the harshest season of the year!   9 AM - 4 PM  $65
     Wednesday
    Feb 23
    Surviving the SnowIt’s snow joke that winter can be harsh! We won’t leave you on thin ice as we explore the basics of snow shelters, fire building, and navigation. Campers will go from surviving to thriving in the snow by the end of this adventurous day!  9 AM - 4 PM  $65
     Thursday
    Feb 24
    Arctic Adventures: Prepare to discover the coolest natural phenomena of the North. Campers will investigate the effects of climate change in the arctic, create art inspired by the Aurora Borealis, and learn about the science of sled dogs. 9 AM - 4 PM  $65

    Friday

    Feb 25

    Snowlympics:  No need to train for this camp! Exercise your brain in a series of STEM-based challenges that align with your favorite winter Olympic sports. Campers will take home the gold as they design an upcycled bobsled, engineer a ski ramp, and more! 9 AM - 4 PM $65

    The cost of camp is $65 per day.  This fee helps to cover the cost of supplies for activities, special guest visitors, snacks, facility expenses, our staff’s time planning and facilitating camp, and more.

    Tuition waivers are available to individuals with financial need.  Please contact Katherine Veeder, Education Director, at katherine.veeder@usu.edu or (435)797-8942 for more information.

    If you cancel more than 2 weeks before the day of camp, you will be refunded minus a $25 fee, per day of camp.  If you cancel 2 or less weeks prior the day of camp, you will receive a refund (less the $25 fee mentioned above) only if your spot is filled from the waitlist.  If your spot cannot be filled, you will not receive a refund.

    The online registration system used for Swaner camps only accepts payment via credit or debit card.  If you would like to pay with cash or check, please contact Katherine Veeder at (435)797-8942 or katherine.veeder@usu.edu.  Please note that registration may fill up in the meantime, so online registration is highly encouraged.

    Katherine Veeder

      Name: Katherine Veeder

      Position: Director of Education

      E-mail: Katherine.Veeder@usu.edu

      Phone: 435-797-8942