Just for Kids

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Open your eyes to the wonders of the Sonoran Desert Region with our hands-on, minds-on camps. Offering both in-person and virtual camps seasonally.

Educator Michelle plays guitar next to the entrance to Packrat Playhouse

Music at the Museum

Enjoy a tasty (musical) jam as you sing and dance along to a desert inspired tune! Fun for kiddos and the young at heart alike. Revisit this page every now and again as more songs will be added over time!

Coati Club

Coati Kids Club

If you — or a kid you know is wild about the desert, a Coati Kids Club membership is for you. Members receive great benefits, including exclusive events throughout the year!

Junior Docents

Junior Docents

Junior Docents are teen volunteers who engage with museum guests, sharing natural history and conservation stories. Junior Docents are trained to help people better understand, appreciate, and live in harmony with the Sonoran Desert Region.

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Virtual Programs

These live interactive programs are perfect for teachers, homeschoolers, learning ’pandemic pods‘, libraries, youth groups and more!

Virtual Celebrations

Virtual Celebrations

Celebrate your special occasion with a virtual Desert Museum host! Includes 60 minutes of Fun for up to 15 Households, 4 Games, a Personalized E-invite, a Digital Goodie Bag and more!


Games and other Resources

Play online, learn about the Sonoran Desert, solve puzzles, watch videos, and more.

Packrat Playhouse

Play like a Packrat

Slink, swoop, or scamper to the Desert Museum for an unforgettable adventure in Packrat Playhouse!

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Support Desert Museum Education!

A donation of any size will help sustain our educational efforts. Simply select- Education, Conservation, Science, Research for your designation.