Youth Camps in Moab

Youth Camps

The Youth Garden Project offers youth camps throughout the year for kids in Grand County. For more information on any of our programs, please follow the links on the site, or call 435-259-2326.

Spring Break Camp

The YGP Spring Break Camp provides an outdoor and educational opportunity for families with 1st-4th graders during the school’s spring break. The Youth Garden Project provides a morning snack and lunch that incorporates garden ingredients when possible. The cost of Spring Break Camp is $80* per child for the week. Camp takes place Monday-Friday from 9:00am-1:00pm during the school vacation week.

*Tuition assistance available for those who apply.

Summer Camps

Summer Camp provides a safe, fun, and educational environment during summer vacation for youth entering 1st-6th grade. Children participate in 3 activities per day that utilize the garden as much as possible as a learning tool.
Campers spend the day on-site participating in activities, swimming in the creek, playing at Rotary Park, and cooling off during personal choice time. Summer Camp is not only a place for learning and fun, but a place where campers build lasting friendships.

Spring Break Camp Details

Spring Break Details

Spring Break Camp is a half day camp that runs from 9am-1pm during the vacation week. Each day throughout the week campers participate in a variety of activities that correlate to the days’ theme. The Spring Break Camp registration fee is $80 for the week.* A morning snack and lunch is provided, using garden ingredients as they are available.

*Tuition assistance is available for qualifying families. Visit the “Tuition Assistance Application” tab below for more information.

If you’re unsure whether Spring Break Camp is for you, take a look at the FAQ’s about YGP Spring Break Camp. Please don’t hesitate to contact Youth Programs Director, Julie Zender, by calling 435.259.2326 or e-mailing julie@youthgardenproject.org with further questions!

Download Spring Break Camp FAQ’s 2018

Camp Schedule

Camp Dates: March 26th-30th, 2018

Daily Themes for 2018: 

  • Monday: Green Thumbs!
  • Tuesday: Footloose!
  • Wednesday: YGP Superheroes!
  • Thursday: Cooking!
  • Friday: Storytellers!

Camp Drop-off Time: 9:00am

Camp Pick-up Time: 12:45-1:00pm

Camp Drop-off/Pick-up Location: Youth Garden Project Patio/Purple Chair

Register for Spring Break Camp

*Registration for Spring Break Camp 2018 is open!  The deadline to register is March 16, 2018!

Registration forms are available at the Youth Garden Project office (530 S. 400 E.) or you can print and fill out the form here.

Download YGP Spring Break Camp Registration (2018)

Please fill out the form in its entirety and return it to the YGP office with your payment.

*Registration is based on a first come first served policy, so be sure to sign-up as soon as possible.

Tuition Assistance Application

 

Families interested in applying for tuition assistance can print and fill out an application here.

 Tuition Assistance Application for YGP Spring Break Camp (2018)

Turn in the tuition assistance application with your registration forms by Friday, March 16th, 2018.

The Youth Programs Director will be in touch with families regarding tuition assistance available during the week of March 19th (or sooner!). Payment for camp will be due by the first day of camp: March 26th, 2018.

Summer Camp Details

Summer Camp Details

Summer Camp is a full day camp that runs from 9am-4pm during nine weeks of summer vacation. Camps are one-week sessions each with a unique theme. Throughout the day, campers participate in activities related to the week’s theme, free play at Rotary Park, engage in teambuilding games, and more!

The Summer Camp registration fee is $130 per child per week. A morning and afternoon snack is provided. Tuition assistance is available for qualifying families. 

If you’re unsure whether Summer Camp is for you, take a look at the FAQ’s about YGP Summer Camp 2018. Please don’t hesitate to contact Youth Programs Director, Julie Zender, by calling 435-259-2326 or e-mailing julie@youthgardenproject.org with further questions!

 

Download Summer Camp FAQ’s 2018

Summer Camp Schedule

Camp Drop-off Time: 9:00am
Camp Pick-up Time: 3:45-4:00pm
Camp Drop-off/Pick-up Location: Youth Garden Project Patio/Purple Chair

2018 Themes and Dates
Week 1: GARDEN OASIS! (June 4-8)
What better way to start the summer off than exploring all over the garden! We will get up close and personal with garden bugs and animals, harvest and taste summer produce, learn from the Farm Crew, and more. Summer campers will get their green thumbs in the ground and get the inside scoop on all things garden! 

Week 2: GAME SHOW MANIA! (June 11-15)
Sign-up for some old fashioned game show fun…with a garden twist! Summer campers will participate in an entire week of classic games with opportunities to work together in teams and test out their game show host persona! 
 
Week 3: UPCYCLE IT! (June 18-22)
Get ready to discover the depths of your imagination! During the week we will turn trash into treasure through a variety of arts and crafts projects. You’ll be amazed at all the creations you can make (even clothes!) from old materials.   
 
Week 4: THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF WATER! (June 25-29)—partnering with Canyonlands Field Institute 
One of our most popular weeks of the summer is focused on one of Earth’s most precious resources—water! Throughout the week summer campers will experiment, learn about, and of course play with water. There’s no better way to appreciate the excitement of water than being on it, so we’ll finish the week with a raft trip on the Colorado River!
 
NO SUMMER CAMP: JULY 2-6 
 
Week 5: YGP ON BROADWAY PRESENTS…SHREK IN GARDENLAND! (July 9-13)
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! YGP is putting on another fantastic theatrical performance! Join us for this unique week of set-making, costumes, acting, and a final performance for the Moab community at Historic Star Hall. 
 
Week 6: IT’S A MYSTERY! (July 16-20)
You’re invited to crack the codes of the garden all week long! Come along as we search for clues, solve puzzles, and complete scavenger hunts. As for what else is in store, you’ll have to wait and find out! It’s a mystery!
 
Week 7: WHAT’S COOKING IN THE GARDEN! (July 23-27)
Let’s get cooking in the garden! Become the skilled chef you’ve always dreamed of being. Summer campers will discover the delicious bounty the garden has to offer as they prepare garden fresh snacks and bake tasty treats. 
 
Week 8: RANDOMNESS! (July 30-August 3)—partnering with Canyonlands Field Institute 
If you want to get silly and have some random fun, then this is the perfect week for you! Summer campers will get involved with activities ranging from wacky relay races to dragons to bubbles and beyond! You won’t want to miss what randomness will happen in the garden! 
 
Week 9: WILDERNESS SURVIVAL! (August 6-10)—partnering with Canyonlands Field Institute 
Join us for the last week of summer camp this season for a week filled with hands-on wilderness survival activities! Experience what it takes to build a fire, navigate using a compass, identify animal tracks, construct natural shelter, and more. Practicing skills like these are sure to build confidence and enhance an appreciation of our natural world.

Register for Summer Camp(s)

Registration for Summer Camp 2018 is now open!*

To register your child for YGP Summer Camp please fill out the registration form in its entirety and return it the Youth Garden Project office with your deposit. Registration forms are available at the Youth Garden Project office (530 S. 400 E.) or you can print and fill out the form here:

2018 YGP Summer Camp Registration

Expedition Day Camp in Partnership with Canyonlands Field Institute (CFI)!

In an effort to offer programming for more kids, we are continuing our partnership with CFI. In conjunction with our regular summer camp programming, we will be offering an additional off-site camp for youth ages 9-12​/grades 4th-6th during the following weeks of the summer:

  • Week 4: THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF WATER! (June 25-29)
  • Week 8: RANDOMNESS! (July 30-August 3)
  • Week 9: WILDERNESS SURVIVAL! (August 6-10)

Registration for the Expedition Day Camp is $150 per child per week, and a separate registration form for these three weeks needs to be filled out. The Expedition Day Camp Registration Form is available at the Youth Garden Project office (530 S. 400 E.) or you can print it out here:

2018 Expedition Day Camp Registration

Please fill out this form completely and return it to the Youth Garden Project office with your deposit.

*Registration for all camps is based on a first come first served policy, so be sure to sign-up as soon as possible!

Tuition Assistance Application

Families interested in applying for tuition assistance can print and fill out the application here:

2018 Tuition Assistance

Turn in the tuition assistance application with your registration forms by May 25th. We will be in touch with families regarding tuition assistance available during the week of May 28th, however deposits are still due at the time of registration.

Youth Camp Payment

Payment for camp occurs only after your registration submission has been received by the Youth Garden Project, and amount total has been confirmed.

Please use the button below to make your camp payments.

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