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Published Wednesday July 12, 2023

Junior League of Tucson Joins SARSEF in Empowering Young Minds through Summer Camps in Tucson, AZ

Tucson, AZ – July 12, 2023– SARSEF is thrilled to announce the expansion of its summer camp program, thanks to the funding awarded by Governor Katie Hobbs’ Summer Enrichment Grant. In partnership with Arizona Science Center, the grant will support CAMP INNOVATION in hosting hundreds of children across Tucson at no charge.

SARSEF is collaborating with a diverse range of esteemed organizations in Tucson, AZ, including the Junior League of Tucson, to deliver an array of exciting summer camps for young scientists and ensuring accessibility and diverse learning opportunities for young participants.

“We are grateful for the collaboration with the Junior League of Tucson, as it allows us to create impactful summer camps that empower young scientists to dream big and pursue their passion for science,” said Julie Euber, SARSEF CEO.

The collaborative effort between SARSEF, Arizona Science Center, and the Junior League of Tucsonhas resulted in a thoughtfully crafted curriculum designed to spark curiosity and inspire the next generation of innovators.

Summer camp at the Junior League of Tucson will take place July 10-14, grades 6-8, from 9am-3pm.

“The Junior League of Tucson’s mission includes training future leaders and bettering our community.  We are honored to be able to partner with SARSEF in a way that honors both organization’s core beliefs.  We are excited to see what these students can accomplish!” said Terri Tellez-Baker, Junior League of Tucson President.

Registration for CAMP INNOVATION summer camps is now open and limited.

In case of high demand, registrants will have the option to be placed on a waitlist for additional weeks, ensuring that as many students as possible can benefit from this unique educational opportunity.

For more information and to register for CAMP INNOVATION summer camps, please visit


SARSEF was formed in 1955 in an effort to increase student interest in the field of science. The mission of SARSEF is to engage Arizona’s Pre-K-12 grade students in critical thinking and problem-solving skills as they participate in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) through inquiry-based learning and research.

SARSEF accomplishes this mission through a variety of programming including a high school mentoring program, the STAR Lab, SARSEF Fair Week, educational outreach programs with an emphasis on underrepresented populations in the sciences, teacher professional development, ACES Camp for Middle School girls, Racing the Sun, and Arizona STEM Adventure.

To learn more about SARSEF programs and how students, teachers, and families can get involved, visit

About Junior League of Tucson

The Junior League of Tucson, Inc. belongs to the Association of Junior Leagues International. Founded in 1933, we are committed to voluntarism, developing exceptional civic leaders, and improving our community through lasting change. The Junior League of Tucson reaches out to all women of all races, religions and national origins who demonstrate a commitment to voluntarism. Women from all backgrounds giving their talent, time, energy and money to the educational and charitable programs of the Junior League of Tucson to improve the quality of life in our community.

Our current community programs issue area is Menstrual Equity and Period Product Access.

To learn more about the work that the Junior League of Tucson is doing in our community, inquire about renting our community space or becoming a member, visit

Media Contact:

Julie Euber



Junior League of Tucson Media Contact

Terri Tellez-Baker

Junior League of Tucson, Inc.