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Enjoy a full range of educational classes and programs for learners of all ages!
Family Classes
Create meaningful memories for the whole family while attending a desert exploration program about native plants and animals. These programs are designed for families with children ages 5 to 12, although children 17 and under are welcome. Prices listed include one child and one adult.

Package Deal - Summer 2018 Family Programs
Regular Price: $117.00
Member Price: $96.00
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PACKAGE DEAL: Purchase all three summer Family Programs as a package through June 6 and receive a 15 percent discount.

Three classes for only: Members: $96 | General Public: $117

Offer expires June 6 Programs may be purchased separately at the regular price, subject to availability.

Popsicle Science
Friday | July 13 | 6 - 8 p.m.

Cultivate your culinary side with us and learn to make Sonoran Desert-inspired popsicles using the properties of science! Each child will make and taste their own concoctions and leave with recipes to continue the fun at home.

Reptile Encounter
Friday | July 27 | 6 - 8 p.m.

Slither in and meet some of our native desert reptiles and amphibians face to face! Whether you are already a reptile enthusiast or just want to become more comfortable around these creepy crawlies, you are sure to have a special experience.

Desert Arachnids
Friday | Aug. 10 | 6 - 8 p.m.

How well do you know your eight-legged neighbors? Come discover the amazing adaptations and mysterious ways of spiders in this program, including how to identify venomous species common in our desert.
Session Summer 2018: Fri, Jul 13, 2018 6:00PM - 8:00PM   OPEN

Popsicle Science
Regular Price: $46.00
Member Price: $38.00
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Friday | July 13 | 6 - 8 p.m.

Cultivate your culinary side with us and learn to make Sonoran Desert-inspired popsicles using the properties of science! Each child will make and taste their own concoctions and leave with recipes to continue the fun at home. Additional participants are $16 for members, $20 for the general public.
Session Summer 2018: Fri, Jul 13, 2018 6:00PM - 8:00PM   OPEN

Reptile Encounter
Regular Price: $46.00
Member Price: $38.00
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Friday | July 27 | 6 - 8 p.m.

Slither in and meet some of our native desert reptiles and amphibians face to face! Whether you are already a reptile
enthusiast or just want to become more comfortable around these creepy crawlies, you are sure to have a special experience. Additional participants are $16 for members, $20 for the general public.
Session Summer 2018: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 6:00PM - 8:00PM   (10 AVAIL)

Desert Arachnids
Regular Price: $46.00
Member Price: $38.00
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Friday | Aug. 10 | 6 - 8 p.m.

How well do you know your eight-legged neighbors? Come discover the amazing adaptations and mysterious ways of spiders in this program, including how to identify venomous species common in our desert. Additional participants are $16 for members, $20 for general public. Ages 5+. Price includes one child and one adult.
Session Summer 2018: Fri, Aug 10, 2018 6:00PM - 8:00PM   OPEN

CANCELLATION POLICY

Refunds are available for cancellations made at least 10 business days prior to the program. Cancellations made within 10 business days will incur a 30% cancellation fee. Refunds will not be issued for missed programs or after the program start date.

A waiver of liability is required for all children and family programs.