The Leonardo Summer Camps

Early Bird Registration

Early bird summer camp registration is now open to members until January 27th, 2020.

Summer Camp Overview

Every scientist, engineer and artist needs time and space to thrive. The Leonardo’s summer camps provide the perfect environment for your child to engage their curiosity, creativity and desire to create. From Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions to computer science fun, your child will spend the week designing, making and doing!

 

Summer Camp for every Scientist, Engineer and Artist!

Summer Camp

Preview Night

Join us for Summer Camp Preview Night. This is an opportunity for parents to meet our Education Team and learn more about this year’s camps. Check out activity demos of the summer fun that’s in store, plus view our new box lunch plan.

Thursday, January 30th at 5:00 PM

Summer Camp Schedule

A typical day at The Leonardo Summer Camps includes a combination of museum and outdoor activities, break times, lunch and sometimes field trips or special guests. See example camp agenda for a sample of the summer schedule.

Example Summer Camp Agenda

7:30 AM  Early Care Drop Off

8:30 AM  Standard Drop Off

9:00 AM  Camps Begin

10:30 AM  10 Minute Break (Campers may bring snacks, no nuts please)

12:00 PM  Lunch Break, AM Camp Pick Up

12:30 PM  PM Camp Drop Off

1:00 PM  Camps Resume

2:30 PM  10 Minute Break

4:00 PM  Standard Pick Up

5:30 PM  Late Care Pick Up Ends

Summer Camp Age Groups

Summer camps are offered for three age groups based on the grade level they will be in upcoming school year (Fall 2020):

  • Children entering 1st – 2nd grades (ages 6-7)
  • Children entering 3rd – 5th grades (ages 8-10)
  • Children entering 6th – 8th grades (ages 11-13)
Camp sessions run Monday – Friday:
  • Half-Day Morning camp sessions run from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Half-Day Afternoon camp sessions run from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Full day camp sessions run from 9:00 am – 4:00pm

Early and Late Care

The Leonardo offers Early and Late Care options for added flexibility for your schedule and more fun for the kids!

Check the kids in with our trained staff as early as 7:30 a.m. with Early Care. Then, let them hang out with us at the end of camp until 5:30 p.m with Late Care.  The kids will get to create, explore and play with their peers and our friendly trained staff for a little extra time and you’ll get more of your much-needed free time.

Summer Camp Pricing

*Questions about pricing options? Email Camps@theleonardo.org or call 801-531-9800

1 Week Camps
General
1 Week Camps
Members
(10% Discount)
2 Week Camps
General
2 Week Camps
Members
(10% Discount)

Half Day

(AM or PM session)*

$150 $135 $300 $270
Full Day
$280 $252 $560 $504

Early Care

(drop off between 7:30 am – 8:30 am)

$20 $18 $40 $36

Late Care

(pick up between 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm)

$20 $18 $40 $36

2020 Summer Camp Calendar

Open to Students in 1st – 8th Grades as of Fall 2020. Each camp is divided into three age groups.

Week 1

June 8 – 12

Solar Summer

This one-week summer camp is all about using creativity and innovation to explore the impact of solar energy technology  – around the world and in our backyards. Campers will dive into the science of solar, why green energy is important and how we can use science and technology to make a better world.

AM Camp 9 am – 12 pm

PM Camp 1 pm – 4 pm

Full Day Camp 9am – 4 pm

Weeks 2 & 3

June 15 – 26

The Science Behind…

This is the perfect summer experience for a curious camper – a two week deep dive into the science behind our world and all around us  – everything from the science of cooking, sports, color and design, our Utah nature, and much more. At the end of the second week, we’ll break down exactly how to think like a scientist to figure out the science behind ANYTHING.  This camp is a great way to connect science to the world around us and sets campers up for science success.

AM Camp 9 am – 12 pm

PM Camp 1 pm – 4 pm

Full Day Camp 9 am – 4 pm

Weeks 4 & 5

June 29 – July 10

Hacker Camp

Come out of camp learning to code! Hacker camp is an awesome introduction to all things digital, robotics and computer science, designed around camper driven projects. These two weeks are all about problem solving – pairing coding logic and computational thinking with a whole lot of teamwork and hands on practice to discover and create.

AM Camp 9 am – 12 pm

PM Camp 1 pm – 4 pm

Full Day Camp 9 am – 4 pm

Weeks 6 & 7

July 13 – 24

Innovation

Inspired by our high school innovation competition, MindRiot, the Innovation summer camp is boot camp in creative problem solving – we’ll form teams and learn how to be change makers in our world. Utah innovators in our community will join us for fun lessons on how to be a creative thinker. This camp is all about sparking curiosity, coming up with ideas, teamwork, creativity and inspiration.

AM Camp 9 am – 12 pm

PM Camp 1 pm – 4 pm

Full Day Camp 9 am – 4 pm

* Parents are welcome to join their children on the last day of this camp to celebrate Pioneer Day! Families will have access to our Parade Viewing Patio and afterward are invited to attend the summer camp project showcase. More details coming soon.

Weeks 8 & 9

July 27 – Aug 7

Mixed Media Storytelling

This camp hands your child a creative toolkit for storytelling that includes everything from theater, filmmaking and drawing to augmented and virtual reality, animation and digital platforms. We want our campers to discover all the different ways they can tell their story.

AM Camp 9 am – 12 pm

PM Camp 1 pm – 4 pm

Full Day Camp 9 am – 4 pm

Week 10

Aug 10 – 14

Solar Summer

This one-week summer camp is all about using creativity and innovation to explore the impact of solar technology  – around the world and in our backyards. Campers will dive into the science of solar, why green energy is important and how we can use science and technology to make a better world.

AM Camp 9 am – 12 pm

PM Camp 1 pm – 4 pm

Full Day Camp 9 am – 4 pm

Camp FAQs

Be sure to read Frequently Asked Questions before registering your camper.

Volunteer

Teens ages 16+ can be camp volunteers, applications open this spring. See our current opportunities for more ways to get involved.

Member Pricing

Museum members receive early registration and a 10% discount on camp registration. Join and save!