Summer at Spy Hop

Join us this summer for our weeklong summer camps!
We have half-day and all-day camps, and we’re joining up with some amazing partners for the best summer camp mash-ups in SLC.

If you are looking for our Summer Core Programs for ages 13 – 19, please click the button below!

2017 Arts Festival Workshops

Spy Hop and the Utah Arts Festival are excited to partner during this years Arts Festival! We are offering three workshops in animation, beatmaking and filmmaking.

June 22 – 25 | Ages 13 – 19 | 1 – 4 PM | Free registration includes admission in to the Utah Arts Festival

Summer Media Labs

Summer Media Labs are one-week intensive workshops that give students 13 – 19 hands on experience in film, audio, and design.

Ages 13 – 19 | 1 – 3 PM | $25 Registration Fee

Rock Climbing and Video Games (All day Camp)

In partnership with The Front Climbing Club
Experience the thrill of rock climbing in The Front Climbing Club’s state-of-the-art indoor facility while also learning climbing fundamentals such as how to use equipment, and rope work. Through games like capture the flag and blind climbing learn technical movements and problem solving on the wall. Then head over to Spy Hop to make a rock climbing video game! YOU become the hero in a parkour-style world that you create. Use moves inspired by your own climbing experiences to create lifelike movements for your game character. Drop camper off at The Front by 9:00am and pick them up at Spy Hop at 4:00pm. Transportation between sites is provided.**

June 26 – 30, 2017
Ages 9 – 12
Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
$325
*Tuition assistance available for those who qualify

Monster Mockumentary (Half day Camp)

What happens when a group of drama-filled monsters star in a reality show? Find out when you hilariously document their lives on The Real Monsters of Salt Lake. You will write the script, create monster makeup and costumes, and film and edit the movie in this week long film camp.

June 26 – 30, 2017
Ages 9 – 12
Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
$155

No Strings Attached (All day Camp)

In partnership with Puppets in the City
Design and create your own puppets and have your creations star in a movie! You will work with professional puppeteers from Puppet in the City to make the stars of your movie. Create the entire thing, from lights, camera, action, puppet construction, puppeteering, and performance! Camp will be held at Spy Hop.**

July 10 – 14, 2017
Ages 9 – 12
Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
$325
*Tuition assistance available for those who qualify

3D Digital Sculpting (Half day Camp)

Have you ever wanted to sculpt but did not want to get your hands dirty? Create 3D digital images and illustrations using visual sculpting tools. Learn how to make your illustrations lifelike with lighting and textures, and finish the class with your own collection of digital sculptures.

July 10 – 14, 2017
Ages 9 – 12
Monday – Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
$155

Lighting a Path (All day Camp)

In partnership with The Front Climbing Club
Experience the thrill of rock climbing in The Front Climbing Club’s state-of-the-art indoor facility. In this new mash up between The Front and Spy Hop, you will document your climbing route up the wall using various filmmaking techniques and light to create artistic videos and photos that are fun to look at and even cooler to experiment with. Add music to your media using electronic music-making software to create jams that blend with your climbing style. Learning climbing fundamentals such as how to use equipment, and rope work; you will learn movement and problem solving, often through games such as no-handed climbing, blind climbing, and climbing capture the flag. Camp will be held at The Front.**

July 17 – 21, 2017
Ages 9 – 12
Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
$325
*Tuition assistance available for those who qualify

Songwriting (Half day Camp)

Learn to develop your musical and lyrical ideas into what could be the next hit song. From lyrics to song structure, you’ll learn from professional musicians to compose and record using various software programs, and leave the class with a finished recording of your song. This class is open to all levels and no prior songwriting experience is necessary.

July 17 – 21, 2017
Ages 9 – 12
Monday – Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
$155

Movement & Film (All day Camp)

In partnership with The Salt Lake Arts Academy
Explore a unique collaboration between Salt Lake Arts Academy and Spy Hop as we bring together the art of movement and the media arts to create short films based on original music and dance pieces. Spend your morning exploring different forms of dance and movement, then use those skills as the subject of your own film. You will have hands-on experience with music composition, stage rigging, lighting techniques, and the art of cinematography. Drop camper off at Salt Lake Arts Academy by 9:00am and pick them up at Spy Hop at 4:00pm. Transportation between sites is provided.**

July 31 – August 4, 2017
Ages 9 – 12
Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
$325
*Tuition assistance available for those who qualify

**Specific information about what each student needs to bring will be included in a confirmation email. All day camp students will need to bring a lunch and a reusable water bottle. Light snacks will be provided to students so please alert our staff to any allergies or diet restrictions. Addresses for our partners will be provided in the confirmation email. For more information please contact Jana Davis, jana@spyhop.org or 801-532-7500.

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