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Gardner Village Blog Create Your Own Summer Camp at Gardner Village
Wednesday Jun 19 2019

School’s out … Now what? Never fear, Gardner Village has your back with an entire catalog of ideas to share with your children. It's your chance to create your own cool summer camp experience. If we handed out merit badges, you could fill a full sash with the options available. Take a look and find ways to add to your summertime experience. 


Camp Chocolate

Yes, you read that correctly. You can actually make summer even sweeter than it already is with a stop at Chocolate Covered Wagon. Chocolate camps are every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. for children ages 4-12. Your campers will learn about pulling salt water taffy and experience the chocolate-dipped joy that can only be had at Utah’s favorite candy store. Give the store a call or stop in to learn more. 801.938.1963

chocolate covered wagon

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Camp Corral

Giddy up! This gets your youngsters outside to experience time with the gentle rescued animals at The Farm. Pet horses, feed baby animals, hold chicks and bunnies, and even ride ponies. It’s a memorable experience that your cute cowpokes will love. 

The Farm

Mosey on up to The Farm or give them a call for more details. 801.706.8189

Camp Customize

Summer is the perfect time to tackle that furniture makeover you've had on your wishlist. The days are warmer and longer, providing you with more daylight and drying time. Let the expert camp counselors at Aunt Elsie's Trinkets & Treasures show you just how easy it is to use Rethunk Junk Resin Paint to give your old pieces new life. Find workshop times and more details here

Aunt Elsie's Trinkets & Treasures

Camp Create

What's a summer camp without some time getting back to nature? At Simply Flowers, your knowledge of flower arranging, wreath making, and other floral-based actions will come into full bloom. Find out what's happening in the days and weeks ahead right here

Simply Flowers 

Camp Craft

There are several ways to squeeze those sweet creative juices this summer. From crochet/knitting and sewing classes to painting and paper crafting workshops, you’ll find plenty of ways to dip a toe in the crafting pool.  


Sewing & Quilting

Whether you're just getting into the fabric arts or you're a seasoned pro, you'll enjoy the experiences offered at Pine Needles. Check out their sewing and quilting classes here.

Pine Needles

Crochet & Knitting

Beginners to experts will find something to do and love at Willow Hill Yarn Company. Find current classes being offered here

Willow Hill Yarn Company

Painting, Drawing & Art Classes

Click here for a complete list of painting parties, calligraphy courses, children's classes, watercolor workshops, and more at The Art Cottage

The Art Cottage

Paper Crafting & Home Decor Classes

Find a complete list of Posh Paperie’s paper crafting experiences here. Class experiences include wreath making, felt fun, watercolor workshops, card making, mini albums, and more! 

Posh Paperie

Experience everything from big-city baking to down-on-the-farm fun in one unique spot! Gardner Village is a great place to play this summer, whether you’re planning a full stay-cation of activities or you simply want to break up the loooong, school-free days with something exciting and different to do. Find additional info and even more unique outing options here


Megan Hoeppner 

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