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SUMMER PROGRAMS

READY! SET! SUMMER!

Come and spend your summer break with Arches Academy! Our camp directors have designed several programs to serve families with children Preschool through those entering 9th grade this fall. Aside from the many thematic camps we offer, campers entering 6th grade and up can also register for Counselor Training Camp, where they will join Arches Camp Directors in training, planning and teaching a week of camp. 

Our summer programs keep the freedom of summer break thriving while providing structure, safety and fun to your children. Our family at Arches Academy invites you to join us for an unforgettable summer!

Registration is due by Thursday at 4:00 pm for the following week of camp. Payment is due at the time of registration. If you miss the deadline but would still like to register, please contact the front desk at 801-374-5480 and ask about the week’s availability. If there is space available, the payment and a $25 late fee will be due at that time of registration. 

If you are interested in our payment plan options email kylen.laws@archesacademy.com

 

KIDS CAMP

June 7-11: Splish Splash Treasure Island

 

Don your hat and eye patch and join the crew! We are sailing through this week and having a water play day every day! With treasure hunts, water balloon wars, homemade sailboat races and a trip to the splash pad, this week will be soaked 

in fun!

Join us for a summer of FUN! Each week we will be exploring a different theme, where learning and fun are combined to create an exciting week of adventure. Between Madness Mondays, Water Wednesdays and Field Trip Fridays, our week is full of activities and games.

Register by week or pick your favorite Themes!!!

Kids Camp is split into two levels. Our younger level is catered to students entering Pre-School-Kindergarten, while our second level is built for 1st-5th graders. For students 6th grade and up, we have camp counselor training and volunteer opportunities. View other camps.

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If your camper is under the age of three and/or is not fully potty-trained, please register for mornings camps ONLY. Registration for afternoon or full day camps is unavailable.

WEEKLY CAMPS RUN MAY 24TH - AUGUST 13TH

As registration numbers rise, campers will be split into groups dependent on their age. Activities and field trips are subject to change depending on registration numbers and age.

Weekly THEMES

May 24-28: Roll Into Summer

 

Our first week of summer fun is all about building momentum! Campers can bring their very own 'ride' to camp this week. We will be scooting, skating and rolling through each activity. We will head out to the Skate Park and Roller Skating Rink, play Scooter Tag, and create sculptures out of recycled bike parts. Let’s roll!

 

 

June14-18: Space Explorers 

 

Blast off! We’re journeying through the cosmos; creating Star Wars art, dodging asteroids (soaked sponges) and taking a trip through space, launching rockets with a pro and taking a trip to the planetarium!

June 1-4: Into the Wild (No Camp Monday)

Campers will go wild this week while we study animals and nature of all kinds! We will be taking nature hikes, playing animal charades and taking a camp-wide trip to the Hogle Zoo! We will even have some special visitors this week: real life animals!

June 21-25: Ancient Times

 

Join our crew as we head back in time! This week we are learning about dinosaurs, mummies and ancient empires. Our adventures will take us on virtual tours of age-old ruins and a field trip to the BYU Museum of Paleontology.

June 28-July 2: Mad Science

 

This week is full of curiosity and experiments.  We will be predicting, conducting and observing the various results from each experiment.  After a full week of analyzing and researching, we'll take a trip to The Bean Life Science Museum. Be prepared for a visit from the MAD Scientists themselves.

July 6-9: Disney Week (No Camp Monday)

 

Join us for a week of Magic! We'll discuss the magic of Disney himself, study the first versions of our dear friend Micky and enjoy a visit from a real life Character!  

July 12-16: Splish Splash Sea Creatures

This week we will take a deep dive into ocean life! We will be outside playing water games, studying marine life and taking a field trip to the aquarium! A special guest will join us this week to teach us all about the ocean blue.

 

July 19-23: Superheroes, Unite 

 

This week is going to be “super”! Campers will pick their very own superhero name for the week and have a professional personalized poster made to represent their hero and powers! We will create our own super suits and practice our skills at Hang Time Adventure Park! 

July 26-30: Wild Wild West

 

Yeehaw! Saddle up for this fun week in the wild, wild west. We will visit the Thanksgiving Point Petting Zoo for pony rides and wrangle up some fun crafts and games throughout the week! We will also have special guests: a cowboy and cowgirl team with their horse.

August 2-6: Magical Worlds

 

Come compete in the Arches House Cup Competitions! Select your own wand, mix up magical potions and catch the Snitch. At the end of this week, we will have a wizard perform some scientific magic!

August 9-13: Action and Adventure

 

Ever dream of being an action star? Now is your chance! This week we will be practicing with slingshots, taking scavenger hunt hikes and rock climbing. We will also be putting our ninja skills to the test with a water obstacle course and a trip to the Ninja Training Gym. 

REGISTRATION, FEES and FORMS

PRICING

FULL DAY

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$359/week

MORNING (half day)

9 am - 12:30 pm

$199/week

AFTERNOON (half day)

12:30 am - 4:00 pm

$199/week

*Forms must be completed upon arrival.

*Payment must be completed at registration 

 
 

TECH CAMP

3...2...1....SUMMER. Each week will be filled with all things Tech: Robots, coding, 3D modeling, animation and more. Our Captain programs daily activities to fit all levels of Tech expertise; beginner, intermediate and advanced. 

Tech camp is built to support students entering 4th-9th grade in the Fall of 2021. For students interested in Tech Camp that don't quite meet grade level requirements, check out our Space week in Kids Camp. Please call for any further questions regarding a younger

student interested in Tech (801)374-5480.

TECH CAMP RUN MAY 24TH - AUGUST 13TH

Tech camp will only be held during the afternoon hours 12:30pm-4:00pm. Register for the Kid's Camp mornings to enjoy a full day of fun! Call (801)374-5480 regarding the full day discounts when registering for for a morning Kid's Camp and Tech Camp in the afternoon.

Weekly THEMES

May 24-28: Coding: Introduction to Scratch

 

Have you ever wanted to create your own video game? Now you can! This week we will learn the basics of programming in Scratch by designing your very own self-programmed game. We'll follow a guide to create a unique, retro experience all your own.

 

 

June 14-18: Robotics: Lego Mindstorm

 

Our second week of robotics will build upon our last. However you don't need to have attended our previous week to enjoy this one. Students will experiment with building and programming their robots with the Lego Mindstorm kits. They will test them out on courses they and their campmates create. 

June 7-11: Intro to Robotics: Lego Mindstorm

 

Come enjoy some Robotic programming! Using the Lego Mindstorm kits, students will learn the basics of building and programming robots, and how to use sensors and programming skills to build a robot that can navigate any maze. Students will build an obstacle course for our robots, and see if they can create unique solutions to complex problems. We will also learn about real life robots, like the Perseverance rover on Mars. 

May 31-June 4: Coding: Scratch Programming

Come and learn about block programming! We will be designing a video games in Scratch and will have the opportunity to share our game with our fellow campers. It’s sure to be a week to remember.

June 21-25: Intro to 3D Modeling and Printing

 

In this course, we will be learning the basics of 3D modeling using the Blender. We will start with a snowman, move to a building and the skies will be the limit as students learn to navigate professional 3D development software. At the end of this course, students will get to take home a small 3D print of one of their creations!

June 28-July 2: 3D Modeling and Printing

 

Our second week of 3D will be focused on creating something out of nothing. We will be imagining, designing and printing a unique 3D creation all of our own. We will take a deep dive into modeling and printing by conceptualizing and bringing our wildest ideas to life! 

July 5-9: NO CAMP

 

Looking for a Camp to substitute for this week? Check out our Thematic Kids Camp for afternoons or full days!

July 12-16: Introduction to Animation in 2D

 

This week we will study some of the basic principles of animation, including timing, spacing, weight, anticipation, action, and reaction! Come spend time with us as we learn how to animate a bouncing ball, a swinging pendulum, and a funny walk cycle.

July 19-23: Animation in 2D

 

Animation in 2D is all about mastering our programming skills. We will animate shapes and patterns of all kinds while studying the most rudimentary and fascinating forms of design animation. Animation is 2D is a great stepping stone for next couple weeks of Tech Camp.

Jump off the page and onto the computer with our 3D animation course! We will learn how to animate using the principles of timing, spacing, weight, anticipation, action and reaction in a 3D space using Blender. While Animation in 2D isn't required, it is a great way to jump start your 3D animation skills.

July 26-29: Introduction to Animation in 3D (No Camp Friday) 

August 2-6: Animation in 3D

 

In this weeks 3D Animation camp, we will take an even deeper dive into blender while we master skills of design. Students will also be able to animate a fully rigged character in a walk cycle by the end of the week. While last week's camp is not required to experience this weeks camp it's a great to transition.

REGISTRATION, FEES and FORMS

PRICING

TECH CAMP

12:30 am - 4:00 pm

$249/week

*Forms must be completed upon arrival.

*Payment must be completed at registration 

 

Theatre Camp (Drama)

Theatre camp is the perfect way to get a jump start to next year's performances. Experience acting and vocal coaching as each group of campers practice, perfect and perform a chosen piece from a broadway production. Performers will learn the ins and outs of Theatre; from acting as the stars on the stage to performing the magic behind the scenes. Over the week of Theatre camp, performers will have the opportunity to participate in workshops led by the professionals in their field. As our week long training comes to an end, students will perform a 'Night on Broadway' performance with extended invites to family and friends. It will be an evening to remember.

 

 Theatre camp is created to support students entering the 4th grade though the 9th grade as of Fall 2021. For performers interested in summer camp that may not meet grade level requirements check out Kids Camp. Please call for any questions regarding a younger

student interested in Theatre (801)374-5480.

Bring a friend and receive a 10% discount for one camper. 

Be the friend and take a tour of Arches Academy to receive a %10 discount.

Theatre camp will be held during the afternoon hours between 1:00pm-4:00pm. Sign up for the Kid's Camp mornings to enjoy a full day of fun!

 

More details will unveil as summer approaches. 

PRICING

Theatre Camp

12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

$150/week

REGISTRATION, FEES and FORMS

*Forms must be completed upon arrival.

*Payment must be completed at registration 

June 1-June 4: Theatre 1

 

Join us for a week of theatre training and workshops. Performers will use this time to better their skills in performance, costuming, and stage production as they work their way to perfection. Tuesday evening we will enjoy a Theater Production at the Scera.

 

 

June 14-June 18: Theatre 2

Join us for a 2nd week of theatre training and workshops. Performers will use this time to better their skills in performance, staging, and set design as they work their way to perfection. We will either hold special production on the evening of June 18th or prepare a special video (dependent on registration numbers). Each student performs using the skills they've learned throughout the week! 

 

Adventure Programs

Arches Adventure Program splits into two different styles of adventure: Adventure Camp and Adventure Expeditions (over night camp). The Adventure program relies intensely on registration numbers for each camp and excursion. Participation in Adventure Camps before Adventure Expeditions will help to ensure your student is ready for the activities planned for each Adventure Expedition. You must attend at least one Adventure Camp before attending an Adventure expedition. (Students who have completed at least one year at Arches Academy may be exempt from Adventure Camp upon evaluation.) 

Adventure camp is aimed to support students entering the 5th-9th grade as of Fall 2021. Adventure Expeditions or any other over night camp activities are for adventurers entering the 6th-9th grade as of the Fall 2021.

 

Pricing and registration information coming soon.

Bring a friend and receive a 10% discount for one camper. 

Be the friend and take a tour to receive a 10% discount.

Call for more information.

Adventure Camps will only be held during the morning hours. Complete your day with an afternoon of Kids Camp and ask us about the full day camp discount.

Registration and Reservations available now!

July12-16: Adventure Camp Week 1 (5th-9th grade)

 

Adventure camp is built to teach the basic and essential survival skills, provide hands-on experience, teach confidence and how to face challenges ahead. Each day of camp will focus on a new skill set; food prep, fire safety and shelter. After a week of hiking and adventuring, we will end with a field trip that will be announced by April 15th. 

July 19-21: Overnight Expedition (6th-9th grade)

 

As an Arches Academy student, Adventure Camp week is not required to attend but is highly suggested. If you are not a current student at Arches Academy Adventure Camp is a requirement to attend.

More details coming soon.

August 2-6: Adventure Camp Week 2 (5th-9th grade)

 

Our second week of Adventure camp teaches and builds upon what we learned in our first week of camp. While we still focus on many of the same skills, we put them to practice with new experiences in new places. After a week of hiking and adventuring, we will end with a field trip that will be announced by April 15th. You do not need to attend Week 1 of Adventure Camp to experience this week.

August 9-10: Backpacking the Uintas (6th-9th grade)

 

As an Arches Academy student, Adventure Camp week is not required to attend but is highly suggested. If you are not a current student at Arches Academy Adventure Camp is a requirement to attend.

More details coming soon.

REGISTRATION, FEES and FORMS

*Forms must be completed upon arrival.

*Payment must be completed at registration 

PRICING

Outdoor Adventure Camp

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

$199/week

Excursion Camp

Overnight Expedition

$124

Backpacking the Uintas

$149

 

Jump Start

Jump Start is a readiness program at Arches Academy. We combine a summer of fun and education to ensure your child is ready to start their next grade in the fall. This program is best suited for students who are eligible for the next grade in their age and social skills, but need an extra nudge in their Math or Language Arts skills. Students spend the summer in one-on-one or small group tutoring with our subject specialists so they can be ready to join their classmates in the fall. 

 

After evaluation during admission or previous teacher recommendation, Jump Start may be required for some students to join or continue at Arches Academy in the fall. More details and information are coming soon!

For a mixture of Kids Camp and Jump Start please give us a call so that we can schedule your camper to best fit both activities. 

GROUP TUTORING Kindergarten - 3th Grade

For more information or to register for group or private tutoring email Maria Meredith at
maria.meredith@archesacademy.com

GROUP or PRIVATE TUTORING 4th Grade - 6th Grade

For more information or to register for group or private tutoring email Keri Wahl at
keri.wahl@archesacademy.com

 

Counselor Training Camp

We are introducing a new program this summer! Counselor Training Camp is a great way to get hands-on experience working with younger children. If you have a passion for working with kids this is the perfect fit for you. Our Counselor Training Camp co-exists with our Kid's Camp schedule. This is a great opportunity for those who are too old to attend kids camp (older than 5th grade) but would still like to participate in camp.

 

The week of Kids Camp, Camp Counselors (that's you!) will arrive at 8:30am on Monday to review specifics for the upcoming week. Camp Counselors will learn the basics of planning and prepping lessons, teaching and executing activities, and learning leadership skills that will guide you in your school academics, extra curricular activities and future job opportunities. You will also meet with the camp director to review your role as well as the Kids Camp theme and schedule for the week. Counselor training is a great way to plan ahead

 

Before admission into camp as a counselor, you must complete the Counselor Leadership Training Course. Within this course, you will gain an understanding in leadership characteristics, rules and regulations of camp, class management techniques and the basics of CPR/First Aid (not a certification). This leadership course has a one-time registration fee. The date of your training will be determined after you have registered for the camp weeks of your choice.

 

Our Camp Counselors will be responsible for assisting the Head Camp Director throughout the day. In the mornings, Camp Counselors will either assist with our younger kids camp (Nursery School-Kindergarten) or our older kids camp (1st-5th graders). In the afternoons, Camp Counselors will help with our themed activities and will also get to join us on field trips. 

Register by week or pick your favorite Themes. You can view the themes under our Kid's Camp section above. 

What is an Arches Intern Certificate?  Students who register for Counselor Training Camp will receive an Arches Intern Certificate; perfect to add to your resume for volunteering and/or work experience. The certificate is a confirmation of the hours completed with our Counselor Training Camp and will be presented once the week has been completed. An Arches Intern Certificate is only awarded if the Counselor in training meets the following standards:

                                                                  - Plans and executes lessons and activities

                                                                  - Is professional dressed and groomed each day

                                                                  - Follows direction and takes leadership in counselor tasks

WEEKLY CAMPS RUN MAY 24TH - AUGUST 13TH

 

 

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