Camp Cooper

The Cooper Center site is situated on 10 acres of pristine Sonoran desert land. The twelve buildings on the site include an office, kitchen, classroom, two materials storage buildings, six sleeping cabins, and a bathroom. The camp hosts field trips and outdoor classroom programs offering unforgettable nature experiences for students.

Our Facilities

Our Philosophy

For us, Earth Education is the process of helping people of all ages live more harmoniously and joyously with the natural world. As an Environmental Learning Center, we follow the tenets of Earth Education, which connects visitors to our camp with our planet through meaningful educational programs and activities in the setting Sonoran Desert.

Earth Education

Our Mission

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

Our mission is to increase ecological understandings and deepen feelings for nature. We do this by providing hands-on, research-based programs in science and earth education, by creating lifelong memories, and by inspiring learners of all ages to live more lightly and sustainably on the Earth.

Vision & Mission

Our 2022-2023 calendar is full! To be placed on our wait list for this school year, please fill out this form and our team will be in touch if and when dates become available..

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Cooper Center for Environmental Learning - Tucson, AZ

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

- Parent of Tolson Elementary student

 

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