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Outdoor Explorers: A Virtual Summer Camp
(with hands-on desert kit!)

For kids ages 5-10 (Content is targeted to this age range but kids younger or older are welcome to attend! Younger children might need more hands-on help from a caregiver.)

Virtual Camper exploring their backyard

What's in the kit

Join us for a week of virtual desert fun with Desert museum staff, animals, and other fellow campers! You’ll meet live animals, make and share desert arts and crafts, explore science in your daily lives, and make new discoveries around your own home, backyard, or neighborhood. Ask questions and share answers with a social cohort of campers as you interact with experts! Live online camp sessions will run Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings, with suggested activities to do on your own on Tuesday and Thursday.

Each registration includes a camp kit of desert materials (seeds, minerals, etc), a nature journal, activity sheets and coloring book, and other craft supplies that will guide all activities. Kits will be available for pickup at a central Tucson location the week before camp, or can be mailed to your home for an additional fee. (Deliveries only within the continental United States)


If cancellation is made more than 15 days from scheduled program/camp date, payments will be refunded minus a $25 administrative fee. No refunds can be made within 15 days. Full refund on kit/s not mailed. No refunds on kit/s already mailed.


Desert Museum and Coati Kids Club Members:
$120 per household
$145 per household


Session 1: June 14th-18th, 2021
Monday, Wednesday and Friday


9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (MST)
Optional Campfire! From 11:30am to noon staff will stay on with campers who want more sharing and storytelling time. (Free)

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Choose one:
Virtual Museum Explorers Camp June 14th 2021 (Desert Museum and Coati Kids Club Members) $120.00
Membership No.*
Virtual Museum Explorers Camp June 14th 2021 (Non-members) $145.00

One materials kit (with supplies for one child) is included with camp registration.
Select how you would like to receive your kit.
Included kit will be* picked up OR mailed ($10 shipping fee)

Order additional kits below:
Additional Materials Kit $25 (Pickup at central Tucson location)
Additional Materials Kit $35 (Mailed)

Please indicate the number of children who will be attending Virtual Museum Explorers Camp at your location*:
and list their names and ages*:

Throughout the week, do you have access to outside space like a backyard, courtyard, or accessible park?
Yes No

Virtual Camper at their laptop
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