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    Spring Break Camps

    Spring Break Camp

    Registration opens Monday, March 22nd at 9 am!


    Note:  If your preferred date is sold out, you can choose another date, or click on the waitlist request form below. 


    Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter is excited to offer 3 days of fun, outdoor camp during the Park City Spring Break. Spring Break Camp is open to youth currently enrolled in 1st through 5th graders. 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.

    COVID-19 Policies and Procedures

    Protecting the health and safety of our participants, staff, and community are a top priority at Swaner. The following policies will be implemented during this program to help prevent the spread of COVID-19:

    • Face coverings that cover the mouth and nose are required for all participants during any indoor activities, and for outdoor activities when maintaining a distance of 6 feet or more is not possible. Staff will wear masks at all times, both indoors and outdoors.
    • Class sizes will be limited to no more than 12 participants and 3 staff.
    • Drop off and pick up will occur outside the EcoCenter. Adult guardians and non-participants will not be allowed to enter the EcoCenter during drop off or pick up.
    • All staff and participants will be screened upon arrival. This includes a temperature check, and visually and verbally checking for symptoms or known exposure.
    • Campers who have been exposed to someone who is suspected of or known to have COVID-19 within 10 days of the program will not be able to participate.

    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
    April 6
    Sprouting into Science:  April showers bring May flowers, but what else do plants do in the springtime?  Join us and unearth what exactly plants do after they wake up from their long winter’s rest.  Thistle be the best camp ever! 9 AM - 4 PM $65
    April 7
    Home Sweet Home:  Put on your muck boots, click your heels three times, and prepare to discover the many homes that surround us in the natural world!  Ponds and streams, burrows and leaf litter, tree trunks and willow stands—campers will safely explore the homes and habitats of our region’s residents.  9 AM - 4 PM $65
    April 8
     Pollinator Pals:  Bats and butterflies and bees, oh my!  Come join us as we figure out what the buzz is with pollinators. Through hands-on activities, we will explore how even the tiniest of pollinators make a big difference, and what we can do to conserve and support our pollinator pals!    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/per camper.  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 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