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Happy Summer, Teachers! Whether you are working, traveling, reflecting, learning, or doing something else entirely, we hope you find some time to relax, recharge, and drink lots of water!

Cooper Center for Environmental Learning

Inspiring learners of all ages to live more lightly and sustainably on the Earth

The Mission of the Cooper Center is to serve Southern Arizona as a leader in: Increasing ecological understandings and deepening feelings for the natural world, Providing hands-on, research-based programs in science and earth education, Creating lifelong memories through our overnight and multi-night experiences; Inspiring learners of all ages, from children to university students to adults, to live more lightly in our Sonoran Desert community and beyond.

Environmental Learning
Outdoor Learning
Earth Education
STEM Learning
Connecting Classroom Science with Informal Educational Experiences
Classroom Science Instruction

Field Trip Update

We’re excited to announce that we will be resuming in-person field trips. If you are interested in scheduling a field trip for the school year, please complete our Field Trip Interest Form.