connect: Find us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow Dot the Otter on Twitter Follow us on Instagram SeeTucson Read about us on Trip Advisor

School and Youth Programs

Field Trips, Classes, Outreach, Teacher Resources

Self-guided visits to the Museum are scheduled year-round. Classes, labs, and outreach programs feature live animals and Museum artifacts, are offered in English or Spanish, and are correlated with the Arizona Academic Standards in Science. Read more...

Camps

Camp includes days of fun at Museum Explorers Summer Camp for campers entering grades 1-6. Camps are hands-on, minds-on day camps which will open your eyes to the wonders of the Sonoran Desert Region. Read more...

Earth Camp

Earth Camp opens eyes and minds to our unique, interdependent and awe-inspiring planet, drawing connections from our homes, to our region, to the globe, and to what we can learn about Earth from space. Earth campers work in teams to develop awareness and understanding of our planet's ecosystems and how to better live in harmony with the natural world. Read more...

Coati Kids' Club

The Desert Museum Club Just for Kids Ages 6 - 12. If you or a kid you know is wild about the desert, a Coati Kids Club membership is for you. Read more...

Junior Docents

The Desert Museum Junior Docent program is designed for Tucson area boys and girls ages 13 to 18. Junior Docents receive training on the plants, animals and geology of the Sonoran Desert Region and how to interpret (teach) it to others. Read more...

Scouts

The Desert Museum is a great place to discover the natural world and meet scouts' learning requirements. We offer group admission rates to scout troops. You can also sign up for a Desert Discovery program or download our on grounds Scouts' Activity Guides to help make the most of your visit! Read more...

Preschool Programs

Coati Pups Preschool Programs are for children ages 2-5 who are wild about the desert. All programs include on grounds exploration, live animal encounters, a snack, and craft your child can take home. Read more...

Online Fun & Learning

Learn about the Sonoran Desert online with these fun web-based activities. Read more...

Nondiscrimination Policy