Families with kids in Tucson will get to spend a wonderful summer with all of the amazing and fun events the city has to offer in our favorite season! Kids will enjoy summer camps, educational workshops, nature-related experiences, and more! Check out our favorite options for summer 2021 events for kids and families in Tucson and prepare to have a blast!

This half-day, in-person summer camp is all your kid needs to have a wonderful summer!

Kids will get to enjoy hands-on activities, meet animals, and so much more! A must-attend event for kids who love animals!

Location:
Reid Park Zoo

DATES:
Monday – Thursday 8 AM – 12 PM (at the Zoo) | Friday 9-11 AM (virtually from home)| June 7-11 – Grades 1-2 | June 7-11 – Grades 3-4 | June 14-18 – Grades 3-4 | June 14-18 – Grades 5-6 | June 21-25 – Grades 1-2 | June 21-25 – Grades 5-6 | June 28-July 2 – Grades 1-2 | June 28-July 2 – Grades 3-4 | July 5-9 – Grades 3-4 | July 5-9 – Grades 5-6 | July 12-16 – Grades 1-2 | July 12-16 – Grades 3-4 | July 19-23 – Grades 1-2 | July 19-23 – Grades 5-6 | July 26-30 – Grades 1-2 | July 26-30 – Grades 3-4

Heart & Soul presents this awesome summer camp in which kids will explore their favorite Disney films!

They will enjoy gymnastics, crafts, and many other activities! A great option for kids’ events in Tucson this summer!

Location:
Heart & Soul Oro Valley

DATES:
June 1-4 8.30 AM- 3.30 PM

This camp combines extreme air sports, a trampoline park, and healthy exercises for kids to enjoy their week having some active fun and creating great memories with friends!

Make sure your kids don’t miss these amazing jumping sessions!

Location:
Defy Tucson

DATES:
Monday- Thursday 8 AM- 1 PM. Sessions: June 7 | June 14 | June 21 | June 28 | July 5 | July 12 | July 19 | July 26

In this Ninja summer camp, kids will defeat obstacle courses, crush strength training, tumble around, and become a Ninja!

A great option for active summer camps for kids in Tucson!

Location:
Heart & Soul Oro Valley

DATES:
June 7-11 8.30 AM- 3.30 PM

This is the perfect summer camp to discover desert creatures’ adaptations!

Kids will visit amazing exhibits, meet live animals, make crafts, play, learn about the important roles that desert animals play in their habitats, and so much more!

Location:
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum

DATES:
8 AM- 3 PM | Session 1: June 21, 23, 25 2021 | Session 2: June 28, 30, July 2, 2021

Mini scientists will love this educational and fun summer camp!

They will enjoy many cool activities, such as building obstacle courses in the gym, learning about science and engineering, enjoying games, and so much more!

Location:
Heart & Soul Oro Valley

DATES:
June 14-18 8.30 AM- 3.30 PM

In this outdoor workshop, kids will explore tools, design, build, and create projects while adults learn alongside them raising awareness of how to encourage open-ended creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills!

Location:
Children’s Museum Tucson

DATES:
5:30 PM – 7 PM, June 26, July 24, August 28

Enjoy the water this summer at Screen Busters!

Kids will enjoy reef snorkeling trips and deep-sea dives! Make sure your kids pack a beach towel and sunscreen because they will be spending lots of time splashing and playing water games in the side yard!

Location:
Heart & Soul Oro Valley

DATES:
June 21-25 8.30 AM- 3.30 PM

Summer wouldn’t be complete without a camp under the stars!

Kids will explore Mt. Lemmon’s flora and fauna, engage in scientific observation, learn outdoor camping skills, and enjoy nature! 

Location:
Mt. Lemmon, Tucson

DATES:
July 7 to July 9

June’s Kids Night Out is all about Dory and Marlin who are on the search for Nemo and will be stopping by the OV Gym for a quick break and some pizza!

Make sure your kids have their snorkel, sunscreen, and a spot for this KNO! 

Location:
Heart & Soul Kids Activity Center Oro Valley

DATES:
June 26, 5-9 PM

Children’s Museum of Tucson is presenting the 2021 summer camp!

Camps will be divided by age and themes, and everyone will follow safety protocols during camps to ensure children’s and staff’s safety.

Location:
Children’s Museum of Tucson

DATES:
8.30 AM- 12.30 PM: May 31-June 4: Creature Feature (Ages: 4-7) | June 7-11: Getting Fizzy With It (Ages: 4-7) | June 14-18: Brick Builders (Ages: 7-9) | June 21-25: Let’s Celebrate (Ages: 5-9) | June 28-July 2: Out of this World (Ages: 4-7) | July 5-9: Our Icky Insides (Ages: 4-7) | July 12-16: Maze Makers (Ages: 6-9) | July 19-23: Fairy Camp (Ages: 4-6) | July 26-30: Kindergarten Kiddos (Ages: 4-6) | August 2-6: Kindergarten Kiddos (Ages: 4-6)

Superheroes in training can join this week of exciting training and super crafts!

From designing a super suite to running obstacle courses in the OV gym, kids will save the city in style! 

Location:
Heart & Soul Oro Valley

DATES:
July 5-9 8.30 AM- 3.30 PM

In this week-long camp, junior detectives will follow clues over the week through a variety of interactive science activities to find a solution to the environmental/toxicology problem!

Location:
Roy P. Drachman Hall

DATES:
July 26- 30. 8.30 AM- 4 PM

In this popular top-secret camp, kids will train with top agents and coaches and will study laser beam paths, scale obstacle courses, and get certified to graduate from the top-tier spy school!

Location:
Heart & Soul Oro Valley

DATES:
July 12-16 8.30 AM- 3.30 PM

This amazing horse camp offers a wide range of activities and experiences that will let everyone exercise their brains and bodies guided by the amazing staff and horses!

Location:
Just Horsin’ Around

DATES:
8 AM- 4 PM May 31- July 12

Kids will get to enjoy a full week of themed summer camps with theater activities and games, arts and crafts, and so much more!

They will also rehearse a play to share with their family at the end of the week!

Location:
Drama Kids International of Tucson

DATES:
9 AM- 4 PM School for Superheroes: June 1 – June 4 | Circus Pandemonium: June 7 – June 11 | Camp Hollywood: June 14 – June 18 | The Wonderful World of Wizardry: June 21 – June 25 | Whodunit Mystery Camp: June 28 – July 2 | Rockstartopia: July 12 – July 16 | Far Out Fables: July 19 – July 23 | Take 2! Musical Theater Summer Camps: June 7 – June 18 and June 21 – July 2

With Summer Safari Nights, you will enjoy the Zoo during cooler evening temperatures with added fun including live music from a variety of local bands, Tucson Parks & Recreation’s Ready, Set, Rec activities, games & wildlife activities, carousel rides, theme nights including fun family activities, and more!

Location:
Reid Park Zoo

DATES:
5.30 PM- 8.30 PM | June 5: Bird is the Word | June 12: Ocean Conservation and Sustainable Seafood | June 19: Large and In Charge | June 26: Art in the Animal Kingdom | July 3: Red, White, and Zoo (American Animals) | July 10: Weird Science | July 17: Rad Reptiles | July 24: Dog Days and Astronomy Summer | July 31: Animal Athletes | August 7: Fit for the Future (Saving Endangered Animals) | August 14: Happy Herd (All Things Elephant)

The International Wildlife Museum offers a summer camp packed with fun activities to keep kids active, engaged, and learning this summer!

Each camp has daily themes which include crafts, games, science experiments, live animal encounters, hands-on activities, museum explorations, and more! 

Location:
International Wildlife Museum

DATES:
Ages 5-8 years; June 7-11, June 28-July 2, July 26-30. | Ages 9-12 years; June 14-18, July 12-16