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Museum Explorers Camp
Entering Grades 1-6 in Fall 2015

Ringtail Drawing Demo
Fox Camp: Entering grades 1 and 2
Bobcat Camp: Entering grades 3 and 4
Sand Sharks Camp: Entering grades 5 and 6
Two Sessions (Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.):
Session 1 - June 8-12, 2015 or
Session 2 - July 13-17, 2015

New this year: 5-day camps with a full day at the ASDM Art Institute

To the Desert and Beyond! Our hands-on, minds-on day camps will open your eyes to the wonders of the Sonoran Desert Land and Sea. Campers will explore every nook and cranny of the Museum as they use science to make their own desert discoveries, observe live animals up close, create art with the Museum's Art Institute, make food and tools from desert plants, hike in the desert and go behind the scenes with animal keepers. NEW! Sand Sharks campers will spend a day at the The Dive Shop in Tucson, for more marine science and a "Discover Scuba" experience.

Cost for each session:
$225.00 Non-Members;
$200.00 Coati Kids Club or Museum Members

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Herpetology Tour


Earth Camp 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.

Students learn about the Sonoran Desert ecosystem and current enviornmental issues while hiking, camping, doing field research and exploring our beautiful desert.

Earth Camp is a partnership between the University of Arizona College of Science, Project WET, the Planetary Science Institue and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

More information about Earth Camp

Earth Camp - Middle School (Entering grades 7, 8 or 9)

LOCATION: ASDM, UA, Sky Center on Mt. Lemmon & Biosphere 2
DATES: June 9-13 & 16-20, 2014
HOURS: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. with 3 overnights
FEES: $1000.00 ($900 for ASDM Members)

Earth Camp - High School (Entering grades 9, 10, 11 or 12)

(not offered in 2014)