4 Summer classes you can still sign your kids up for – good4utah database developer salary

‘Summer’ just barely started for most Utah kids, and if they’re already saying the dreaded "I’m bored," Kerry Smith from Utah Family Fun Stuff can help! She joined us to share classes for kids at local shopping centers that you can still sign up for!

Several of the cute shops at Gardner Village are offering classes this summer. Please note that some classes do not allow drop-off options; others do. Be sure to clarify before you sign up for a class if you’d like to drop off and remain close by.

The Chocolate Covered Wagon offers a chocolate camp that is, of course, very popular. What kid (and mom) doesn’t love chocolate? Classes are every Tuesday at 1:00 pm for ages 4 to 12 ($19 per child). Your child will hand pull taffy, dip chocolate, and make fun, yummy chocolate creations to take home.Summer classes begin June 12 and end August 21.


Reserve your spot right away, as classes fill up fast; call 801.938.1963.

Have a kid who would like to learn to knit or crochet? Willow Hill Yarn Company offers a variety of fun summer lessons and projects to teach children ages 8 and up. Some classes are offered for free, with the purchase of supplies. Fun projects include scarves, socks, and more. Visit their site link or call 801.282.0477 for more information.

Paint and eat gelato? Sign us up! The Art Cottage offers a variety of kid and teen friendly art classes plus scrumptious gelato. It’s the perfect summer class combination! Lessons start at $10 or $14 per hour or $33 or $38 per month. Gelato is available on site and priced separately (student discounts apply). Children’s classes (ages 6 to 11) are available weekdays and Saturdays 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Weeknight classes for that age group are also offered 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Classes include drawing, watercolor, and crafts. For ages 10 and up, 1.5 to 2-hour classes are also available. Visit their site for details or call 801.561.1372.

Did you know Harmons offers cooking class not just for adults, but for kids too! Class options vary by store and are so fun. You’ll see macarons, crepes, food truck waffles, Italian food, and more. There are also options to cook with dad, camps to create kid owned food stands (way beyond lemonade sales). Prices start at $25. Take a second to click the site link nearest you for more information: Bangerter Crossing, City Creek, Holladay Market, Santa Clara, Station Park, Traverse Mountain.

At Young Art Lessons, located at the Fashion Place Mall, your kid can drop in for an impromptu 15 minute art lesson. Tuition packages are also available. This summer daily art camps are offered; cost is $375 per week. Drop off is available if your child is old enough. Young Art Lessons is open Monday thru Saturday 10:00 am to 9:00 pm, Sundays 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm.

Both Microsoft store locations in the area offer FREE classes for kids this summer. Options currently include two-hour classes for ages 8 to 12. Topics include business, coding a talking robot, getting creative with 3D in Windows 10. Click here for City Creek class information and here for the Fashion Place location.

All locations offer a free three-day class (90 minutes each day) for ages 8 to 12. Your kid can choose one of three options. They can explore coding, robotics, moviemaking, or musical storytelling. Click here to receive information. Local shopping center locations include Station Park, City Creek, Fashion Place.

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