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Summer Day Camps


2024 camps On-Sale Now!


Summer at Thanksgiving Point means an adventure like no other! This year, watch your child transform through fun learning experiences as they discover dinosaurs, create unique art, experiment with topics in STEM, and more! Children will connect with each other and the world around them while making new friends, exploring nature, and meeting the insects and animals that call Thanksgiving Point home. Don’t forget – Thanksgiving Point Members get exclusive Summer Day Camp registration during our Members-only pre-sale from March 1st-7th, as well  as up to 25% discount all season long. Classes sell fast so don’t delay!



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After Camp Adventures

Campers of all ages can learn and explore in Thanksgiving Point’s venues with museum educators after their camps. Offered each day Monday through Friday, from 3-5:30 pm.  Enrollment in Summer Day Camps is required.

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Extreme Ecology: Roaring Rapids

Come join us for a nature-education experience like no other! Participants ages 8-12 will feel the thrill of adventure as they float the rapids of the scenic lower Provo River with experienced river guides and get up close and personal with the natural world during our ecology education activities.

Class Offerings by Age Group

two Day Camps

Little Learner Day Camps are for Preschool and Kindergarten children. Camps are 2 days and run from 9 am-12 pm or 12 pm – 3 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays OR Tuesdays and Thursdays. Participants must be able to use the bathroom independently. Camps are $135 or $95 for Thanksgiving Point members.

Join us for the following topics:


Little Paleontologists

By exploring the Museum of Ancient Life, campers will discover a variety of amazing dinosaurs. With hands-on activities they will learn about fossils and what it means to be a paleontologist. Through imaginative play they will investigate dinosaur habitats and behaviors.

June 3 & 5, 9 am – SOLD OUT
June 3 & 5, 12 pm – SOLD OUT
June 4 & 6, 9 am – SOLD OUT
June 4 & 6, 12 pm – SOLD OUT


Little Entomologists

Gain a new appreciation for insects, arachnids, and butterflies and learn how mighty these tiny creatures really are. Campers will explore the Butterfly Biosphere learning all about bugs while engaging in games, imaginary play, and crafts.

June 10 & 12, 9 am – SOLD OUT
June 10 & 12, 12 pm – SOLD OUT
June 11 & 13, 9 am
June 11 & 13, 12 pm – SOLD OUT


Lunar Littles

Blast off into space in this out-of-this-world camp! As they explore the stars together, campers will train like space explorers and create astronomical artwork!

June 17 & 19, 9 am  – SOLD OUT
June 17 & 19, 12 pm – SOLD OUT
June 18 & 20, 9 am – SOLD OUT
June 18 & 20, 12 pm 


Little Scientists

Explore and experiment with science! As campers use their 5 senses, they’ll participate in science experiments and begin to make inferences about the world around them.

June 24 & 26, 9 am
June 24 & 26, 12 pm – SOLD OUT
June 25 & 27, 9 am – SOLD OUT
June 25 & 27, 12 pm – SOLD OUT


Pirate Palooza

Campers will play as pirates while they explore in Water Works and go on an adventure to find treasure. As they hoist the sails and scrub the deck, they’ll develop social skills and learn to work as a team.

July 1 & 3, 9 am – SOLD OUT
*July 1 & 3, 12 pm – SOLD OUT


Little Explorers

By exploring the Curiosity Gardens, Campers will discover new things about nature that they did not know before. Through hands-on activities campers will discover unique things they can do with material obtained from the world around them.  Through hands-on exploration, they will learn about how scientists explore and record the natural world.

July 8 & 10, 9 am – SOLD OUT
July 8 & 10, 12 pm – SOLD OUT
July 9 & 11, 9 am – SOLD OUT
July 9 & 11, 12 pm – SOLD OUT


Little Engineers

Campers will build using a variety of materials as they learn about the engineering process. They will sharpen their critical thinking skills and work together as a team while they experiment with all sorts of supplies!

July 15 & 17, 9 am – SOLD OUT
July 15 & 17, 12 pm – SOLD OUT
July 16 & 18, 9 am – SOLD OUT
July 16 & 18, 12 pm – SOLD OUT


Little Maker

Campers will let their minds and imaginations expand as they explore the world around them. They will learn to think outside the box and collaborate with each other as they play and create.

July 29 & 31, 9 am – SOLD OUT
July 30 & Aug 1, 12 pm – SOLD OUT


Little Artists

As campers explore the Museum of Natural Curiosity, they will foster creativity through crafts, games, songs, and stories as they learn about colors and shapes.

Aug 5 & 7, 9 am – SOLD OUT
Aug 5 & 7, 12 pm – SOLD OUT
Aug 6 & 8, 9 am
Aug 6 & 8, 12 pm

*Shifted dates due to Holiday