CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS AT UA

As part of the UA’s community outreach responsibility, many departments sponsor activities for children or families. Here are some options we have identified.

Outreach and Extension: Links to UA public programs throughout the state.

Arizona Youth University is the UA summer enrichment program for grades K–12. Both day camps and overnight camps are offered.

Art Sprouts: The UA Museum of Art sponsors storytime and art-exploration activities for ages 2–5.

Campus Recreation Youth & Family Programming: You can find everything from day camps to parent/baby and children’s swimming lessons at the Rec Center.

Culture Craft Saturday: Hands-on activities take place every Saturday at the Arizona State Museum.

Pima County 4-H: 4-H serves children ages 5–19 with clubs in a huge variety of interest areas.

Poetry Center Family Days: Hour-long workshops for parents and children ages birth to 13 are held one Saturday each month.

Storytime Character Hour: On the first Saturday of every month the UA BookStores SUMC location holds storytime geared to ages 2–5.

UA Fusion Camps: Weeklong summer camps at Flandrau Science Center are geared for four age groups, ranging from kindergarten to grade 6.

UA Sky School: The UA Sky School provides year-round residential science programs (1–5 days) to Arizona K–12 students at a 25-acre campus on Mt. Lemmon and in the Coronado National Forest.

Worlds of Words: Worlds of Words is the largest international collection of children’s and adolescent literature in the United States, housed in the College of Education. WOW Book Fiesta holds two-hour story journeys on certain Saturday mornings.