2023 Global Polytechnic Summit

Active Living Events

Wine Tasting at Bold and Delaney

The Bold & Delaney Winery is located in Dammeron Valley, Utah, which is a volcanic field between the Veyo Volcano and the Santa Clara Volcano. Volcanic wines have grown in popularity in recent years as volcanic soils encourage the development of desirable flavor and texture compounds in the grapes. Limited capacity: 50 total participants.

Cost:  $20 per person (guests welcome)

Transportation:  Provided

Dining: Charcuterie Included

Bold and Delaney Winery

Tuacahn Theatre Production of Tarzan

This natural amphitheater was shaped by centuries of scorching heat and desert rain. See Tarzan as never before in a unique outdoor setting that can only be found at Tuacahn. With water rushing the stage and Tarzan swinging high above the audience, it will leave lasting memories for the whole family. Tickets not available after April 4, 2023.

Cost: $55 per person (guests welcome)

Transportation: Provided

Show:  Disney’s Stage Production of Tarzan


BigShot Golf

Being a BigShot is about giving your best. It’s about being in the game. This golf driving range game will provide entertainment for golfers at any level.

Cost: $30 per person (guests welcome)

Transportation: Provided

Dining: Includes Buttermilk Biscuit Bar

House made biscuits
Whipped Butter & Flavored jams
Sausage Gravy
Hash Browns
Orange Juice

BigShots Golf

Visit Zion National Park

Follow the paths where native people and pioneers walked. Gaze up at massive sandstone cliffs of cream, pink, and red that soar into a brilliant blue sky. Experience wilderness in a narrow slot canyon. Zion’s unique array of plants and animals will enchant you as you absorb the rich history of the past.

Cost: $25 per person (guests welcome) an additional $20 to enter the park per person or national park pass required.

Food: Hiking snacks and water bottle included

Lunch: Box lunch at 1:00pm at the Zion Visitor Center

Zion National Park

Tour Tech Ridge

Tour the economic development plan in St. George, located on the former St. George Airport site overlooking downtown St. George, the 180-acre Tech Ridge Master Plan redefines the modern urban center. This smart, mixed-use development draws innovative tech companies and amplifies their ability to attract and retain top talent. The mix of workspaces, shops, and eateries promote a dynamic social lifestyle.

Cost: $0.00 (guests welcome)

Transportation: Included

Tech Ridge

Petroglyphs and Dinosaur Tracks

The Little Black Mountain Petroglyph site features an easy hike around sandstone boulders covered in ancient petroglyphs.

The Warner Valley Dinosaur Tracks are some of the most impressive in the area! There are at least three different types of dinosaur tracks evident in the rock strata. According to the archeologists who have studied the area, there are over 400 fossilized tracks! (1/4 mile walk on sites)

Cost:  $0.00 (guests welcome)

Transportation: Included

Petroglyphs at Black Mountain

Dining at OC Tanner Amphitheatre

Utah Tech’s Tanner Amphitheatre was built in 1976 by the late, O.C. Tanner whose aim was to strengthen the arts in Southern Utah by providing a world-class venue that could combine learning and the arts.

Cost:  Included in registration (guests welcome)

Transportation: Provided

Dinner:  Western BBQ

OC Tanner Amphitheatre

Utah Tech Alumni House

Social dinner at the Utah Tech Alumni House provided as part of conference registration. The Stephen & Marcia Wade Alumni House at Utah Tech University offers a charming and elegant space for dinner outdoors.

Cost: Included (guests welcome)

Transportation:  On campus


Alumni House

Snow Canyon Overlook Hike-Red Mountain Trail

The Red Mountain Trail passes along the Snow Canyon Overlook, which is a site to behold. This trail can be done on foot, or horseback. The trail cuts through all different types of vegetation and scenery. (2 hours, 4 miles to overlook–not full length of trail, Medium difficulty)

Cost: $0.00 (guests welcome)

Transportation: Included

Red Mountain Trail


Fun, social and friendly. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.

Cost:  $0.00 (guests welcome)

Location: Vernon Worthen Courts–near campus

Vernon Worthen Park

Indoor Rock Climbing

Our climbing wall is the tallest climbing wall on any college or university campus in Utah. The 65′ climbing wall also features a bouldering wall. It has climbing routes for all types of climbers.

Cost: $0.00 (guests welcome)

Location: On-campus

Indoor Rock Climbing

Makerspace Activities

Innovate. Launch. Grow is the motto for Utah Tech’s innovation incubator for Technology Talent. Participate in k-12 tech development activities and tour Innovation Plaza.

Cost: $0.00 (guests welcome)

Location:  On-campus

Atwood Innovation Plaza