Summer Camps


Eco-Explorers Summer Camps are nature-based, experiential, STEAM-centered camps for your young explorer. Camps are available for ages 4-11, with age-specific groups.

Quality educators, First Aid and CPR certified staff, excellent curricula, and positive outdoor experiences make for the best summer camp ever. Your child will love exploring nature with us!


Week 1, June 10 – 14, Dirt Alert

Let’s dive into summer 2019 by saying hello to dirty hands and feet! See that soil is way more than dirt in this mud-tastic week. Dig and plant in the children’s garden and learn the ins and outs of compost – nature’s way of recycling!


Week 4, July 8 – 12, Wilderness Survivors 2

*Campout July 11th for ages 8-11, additional $40/camper

Camp details:

Ages 4-7: $160/week, 9am – 1pm, aftercare available from 1-4pm for an additional $14/day

Ages 8-11: $230/week, 9am – 4pm

*Complimentary early drop-off available beginning at 8:30am

Registration:  2019 camp registration opens March 29th

Refunds: Refunds will not be given for cancellations made less than 14 days prior to the start of your registered camp. Cancellations more than 14 days prior to the start of your registered camp will receive a 50% refund.


Week 2, June 17 – 21, Creature Camp

All about animals! Explore the many habitats of the Arboretum, learn about our forest friends, practice your wildlife observation and tracking, and even meet critters of the Colorado Plateau.


Week 5, July 15 – 19, Water Wonders

Summer isn’t over yet! Join us for water fun and games all week long. Explore the pond and wetlands, collect and study water bugs, and discover cycles with a splash – it will be anything but dry!


Arboretum at Flagstaff members at time of purchase will receive a 10% discount on all camps. Arboretum at Flagstaff members that register for more than one camp during the same transaction will receive an additional 10% discount, applied to all camps.

Non-members (anyone that is not a current Arboretum at Flagstaff member) that register for more than one camp during the same transaction will receive a 10% discount, applied to all camps.


Week 3, June 24 – 28, Wilderness Survivors 1

Calling all wild things! One of our favorite camps of the summer, so we’re offering it twice! Become a wilderness expert, build forts and shelters, and discover all sorts of plants and animals along the way. Grab your gear, and get ready for outdoor adventures you won’t want to miss! *Campout June 27th for ages 8-11, additional $40/camper


Week 6, July 22 – 26, Art in the Garden

Let your creativity grow! Play, build, and get messy while making one-of-a-kind nature masterpieces. Explore the gardens with all five senses and enjoy the rainbows of summer color. End the week with a garden celebration and camper art show.


To apply for a 2019 scholarship, please continue to the online camp registration process (open March 29th) and complete the scholarship application when prompted.


Email or call 928-774-1442 x110