Utah Tech University sponsors free day at St. George Children’s Museum

As a thank you to the community for supporting Utah Tech, the university is sponsoring Utah Tech Day at the Museum, offering free admission to the St. George Children’s Museum this Saturday.

Set to take place on April 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., children and families can experience the museum’s numerous interactive exhibits as well as enjoy added activities provided by Utah Tech University students throughout the day. Admission is free and community members are encouraged to attend.

“The St. George Children’s Museum holds a special place to us as the original home of Utah Tech University,” Dr. Jordon Sharp, vice president of Marketing & Communication at Utah Tech University, said. “As a thank you for all our community does for our students and institution, we invite everyone to come experience the Trailblazer Nation room and all the museum has to offer.”

Located at 86 South Main Street, the St. George Children’s Museum is currently housed where the university was initially located, founded in 1911 as St. George Stake Academy. “UT has a room in the historic building to represent Trailblazer Nation, a place where students, employees, and community members gather to cheer on Utah Tech’s athletic programs and build the spirit of camaraderie and connection,” Sharp said.

Throughout the day, Utah Tech students will provide several activities for children and families participating in the event, including dance lessons, a building scavenger hunt, BINGO and swag prizes. Coordinated by Baylie Booth, Utah Tech Student Association youth support service leader, these added opportunities will be hosted by Utah Tech University club organizations, student-athletes, Utah Tech’s Entertainment Alliance and student leaders.

“I’m excited for Utah Tech Day because it’s a great opportunity for students to volunteer in the community while also representing their school and what they are most passionate about,” Booth said. “It also helps students connect with the future generation of trailblazers to spread the trailblazer spirit,” Booth said.

For UT Day at the Museum details, go to facebook.com/share/FGaGzBgkWPM3Hjus/?mibextid=9l3rBW or, to learn more about the St. George Children’s Museum, visit sgchildrensmuseum.org. For more information about Utah Tech University, visit utahtech.edu.