Ages 4-5

Discovery Summer Camps: Ages 4–5

Registration for 2019 opens March 25 for members, March 29 for everyone! Note: Registration closes on Thursday at 5:00 pm before the first day of camp.

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2019 Camps for Ages 4-5

It’s A Bug’s Life
Discover a day in the life of a bug! Squirm and wiggle into the amazing worlds of butterflies, spiders, beetles, scorpions, and worms. Look at life from a bug’s perspective, as you join in outdoor activities, crafts, games, and songs. Families are invited to a Friday bug fiesta.
Educator: Mari Soliday
Cost: $165
Session 1 dates: June 10-14, 9 am–1 pm
Session 2 dates: June 17-21, 9 am–1 pm

Mini Masters
Take a creative journey through the centuries from ancient cave drawings to more modern artists like Picasso. Join us as we travel through time and around the world, all while creating masterpieces.
Educator: Hayley McKeever
Cost: $165
Session dates: June 24-28, 9 am–1 pm

Radical Reptiles
Join our search for scaly vertebrates like snakes, lizards and turtles. Discovery how reptiles are built to survive through hands-on activities, stories, games and crafts.
Educator: Hayley McKeever
Session 1 Cost: $145; Session 2 Cost: $165
Session 1 dates: July 1-5, 9 am–1 pm (*no camp on July 4th)
Session 2 dates: July 22-26, 9 am–1 pm

Dino-Mite Friends
Are you ready to dig into the long-ago world of dinosaurs? Have a blast while learning about dinosaur friends with games, songs, storytelling, and dino-mite activities. Families are invited to a Friday dino fiesta.
Educator: Mari Soliday
Cost: $165
Session dates: July 8-12, 9 am–1 pm

Secrets of the Forest
Discover the variety of animals living around us and their unique habitats.  We will explore wildlife and plants of Arizona's high elevation forest environment and how it compares to the desert.
Educator: Hayley McKeever
Cost: $165
Dates: July 15-19, 9 am–1 pm

Carnivorous Creatures
Nature is full of wild and wondrous carnivores. In this camp, we’ll learn about the smartest, fastest, and most unusual animals out there and why they evolved their special traits. Discover how these animals use their adaptions for survival!
Educator: MNA staff
Cost: $165
Dates: July 29-Aug. 2, 9 am–1 pm