Mesquite Tree

Roundtail Squirrel

Summer Camps

Museum Explorers — At the Museum

June 21, 23, 25 2021
June 28, 30, July 2 2021
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Going into Grades 1-5 in Fall 2021

Desert animals have incredible adaptations to thrive with high temperatures and limited water. In summer these really shine! Join us and discover desert creatures’ amazing adaptations, their relationships with plants and other animals, and the important roles they play in their habitats.

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Mountain Explorers — Mt. Lemmon

July 7-9 2021

Going into Grades 9-12 in Fall 2021

Escape the heat and the Zoom room! Kick back with Desert Museum staff under the shade of the pines for some exploration and quality time in the fresh air on Mt. Lemmon. We will study the flora and fauna of this unique Sky Island, gaze at the star-filled night sky, and brainstorm ways to help conserve the world in which we live.

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Colors of the Desert — At the Museum

July 19, 21, 23 2021

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Going into Grades 6-8 in Fall 2021

Explore colors and how they are perceived (or not!) by both humans and animals. This camp combines art and science, where microscopes and paintbrushes work side by side as we investigate and create a colorful world.

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If you’re interested in being put on a waitlist or notified about future Day Camp dates, please contact education@desertmuseum.org

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