Summer food and garden camps for kids
Published: May 21, 2013 07:25AM
Updated: May 20, 2013 12:22PM

Keep your kids busy this summer with these food-related camps:

Petersen Family Farm • Children ages 6 to 12 can learn to plant seeds, harvest vegetables and feed animals at this Riverton farm. Camps held Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon in June and July. Tuition is $80 a week. Call 801-999-8548 or visit petersenfamilyfarm.com.

Wasatch Community Gardens • Full-day and half-day camps are offered June through mid-August for children ages 4 to 10 at Salt Lake City’s Grateful Tomato Garden. Full-day camps partner with Bad Dog Arts, Natural History Museum of Utah, Red Butte Garden and Tracy Aviary. For dates, times, prices or to register, visit wasatchgardens.org.

Wheeler Farm • Week-long summer camps, run from June to August for children ages 6-10. Campers will milk cows, gather eggs and spin wool. Tuition is $60 a week. For dates, times or to register, visit wheelerfarm.com

Viking Cooking School at Kimball Distributing • Learn about grilling, seasonal desserts and alfresco dining during the summer essentials cooking class for teens. Held Monday through Friday June 17-21, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuition is $400. Visit vikingcookingschool.com