The 75th Force Support Squadron’s Airman and Family Readiness Center has compiled a list of available summer activities and camps in the local area. The Air Force does not give official endorsement to programs, organizations or service providers.
Hill AFB Youth Programs
Visit the Facebook page or go to http://75FSS.com; under “Menus” search Youth Programs to see what is available for the summer. You can also call 801-777-2419 for information on summer programs.
Care about Childcare, Weber State University Summer Activities Guide
Go to http://programs.weber.edu/cac/ and click on “Families,” then scroll to the bottom and under “Do you need something other than childcare?” click on “Other Care Option.” Very in-depth, a must-see guide! This pdf lists camps as well as great things to do in the area. It is detailed and lists counties all over Utah.
Free Fun for Kids Northern Utah
There are so many things for kids to do in Northern Utah — for cheap or no cost — you just have to look for them. Someone put them together here for you, with weekly updates and suggestions: www.facebook.com/FreeFunForKidsNorthernUtah
Go to www.activitytree.com and enter the zip code you would like to use. You can filter types of activities as well.
Parks & recreation
Google any city’s parks and rec department to find out what they have going on for the summer. Here are a few of our locals.
Go to www.co.weber.ut.us/ramp/
Ramp supports the Summer Saturday program, which offers free admittance to many of the county recreational and cultural facilities. Go to this link, scroll down under the green “RAMP Summer Activities,” click on the link labeled “RAMP Summer Saturdays” and you will see free activities coming up/
Go to www.enjoyutah.org/
Now Playing Utah
Go to www.nowplayingutah.com/categories/index/7/0. This is a great site to see things going on
Utah Life Elevated
Blue Star Museums
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
National Park Service
Scroll down to the “America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Active Military Pass (Free)”; it’s in purple. This pass is available to U.S. military members and dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard, as well as Reserve and National Guard members. The pass must be obtained in person at a federal recreation site by showing a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173). There is also a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. This is called the “Access Pass” and is in blue on the same page.
Listed below are some great sites to search for good camps. Many of these sites will let you filter out specifics.
Go to http://webercounty4-h.org/htm/aggie-camp and click on 2016 Camp Schedule.
University of Utah Engineering
University of Utah Continuing Ed/Youth Education
Military Teen Adventure Camps
You can choose gender and type on the righthand side. There is a specialty list for Utah to bring up specific interests. You can also choose favorites with “mycamplist” and then pull them up to compare your choices.
You can filter for Utah and specific camp types. Once you filter for Utah, scroll past the paid ads for “featured camps” that are not necessarily in Utah.
My Summer Camps
Site allows you to filter by city.
For special needs
Contact Tammy Custer, EFMP-FS, for the most up-to-date information: Tammy.email@example.com or 801-586-2611. Remember that many of the aforementioned programs will accommodate special needs. If it sounds like something your child will enjoy, ask. Many of these places want to offer inclusive environments; they may not think to advertise it.