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Parks, Recreation, & Tourism

Community Outreach

Community outreach within the Parks, Recreation & Tourism department aims to foster positive connections between the University of Utah and the greater Salt Lake area. University of Utah students and faculty engage in meaningful community outreach opportunities, with hopes to give back to the community.

Camping in Color

Camping in Color provides outdoor experiences for Black youth and families to connect with nature in a supportive, culturally affirming environment. Founded by University of Utah graduates Sydney Murray and Hilary Lambert, the program aims to increase representation and engagement in the historically white-dominated outdoor recreation space.

Camping in Color is a program designed for Black youth and their families to reconnect with nature

Contact Us

PRT Main Office

250 South 1850 East

HPER-North Suite 239

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Phone: 801-581-8542

Department Chair

Dorothy L. Schmalz, Ph.D.

Phone: 801-581-8542