All in person programs are cancelled until further notice.  Read more about our recent changes.

 
 

For more than 50 years Camp Cooper has provided memorable daytime and overnight experiences for over 130,000 children from around the Tucson area.

COOPER CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING

K - 8 PROGRAMS

We work to increase ecological understandings and deepen feelings for nature by creating lifelong memories, and by inspiring learners of all ages to live more lightly and sustainably on the Earth.

TEACHER PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS

Teacher Development Workshop at Cooper Center

Cooper Center partners with Partners for Equitable Science Instruction to help Tucson teachers get closer to nature as they experience Camp Cooper's science teacher development workshops with hands on activities, hikes and classroom instruction.

UARIZONA CAMPUS OUTREACH

Campus Outreach Team - Cooper Center for Environmental Learning in Tucson Arizona

The Cooper Center's Campus Outreach Team works to integrate environmental learning into the higher education experience at the University of Arizona by bringing The Cooper Center’s educational approach to sustainability culture to higher education.  More

 

"I am amazed at the effort put into the activities and how great the staff are with the kids"

- Parent of Tolson Elementary student
Cooper Center for Environmental Learning - Tucson, AZ

"Exploring the desert with the kids was life changing. I'm not a Tucson native, so I learned so much!"

-Parent of Lineweaver student
Preschool Nature Day 2020 at Camp Cooper, Tucson AZ