Wild Explorers

Wild Explorers

After the school day ends, join us for a walk on the wild side of science. Participants will spend 2 hours at Swaner from 3:30 to 5:30 one day a week during the 3-week session to learn more about nature and the science that powers it. Our afterschool program is open to youth currently enrolled in Kindergarten through 5th grade and participants should be enrolled based on their current grade level. Each day includes a small snack, outdoor time, and hands-on activities. Participants should come dressed and prepared for the weather each day.

2023-24 Session Dates & Themes


The cost of the program is $60 per session. No refunds will be given for days missed during a session.

Financial Aid

Fee waivers are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Fee waivers cover 50% of the program costs. The remaining $30 is due the first day of the program. To apply for a fee waiver, please fill out the online application. You will receive an update about your application within 1 week of receipt. If you have any questions, please contact Katherine Veeder at katherine.veeder@usu.edu or 435-797-8942. 

Cancellations & Refunds

Cancellations will receive a 50% refund only if your spot can be filled from the waitlist.  If your spot cannot be filled, you will not receive a refund.  No refunds will be given for days missed during the session. Registrations are nontransferable.

Contact Information

Name: Katherine Veeder
Position: Director of Education
E-mail: katherine.veeder@usu.edu
Phone: 435-797-8942

Location, Hours & Contact

Physical & Mailing Address
1258 Center Drive
Park City, Utah 84098

EcoCenter Hours
Wednesday – Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm
We are closing early on Saturday, August 10 at 1 PM.



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