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SARSEF Summer STEM Camps 2024

Explore | Wonder | Grow

SARSEF Summer STEM Camp Information

Registration now open until May 31. Once camps fill, we will start waitlists.

This summer, SARSEF invites campers in grades 4-8 to join us in exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)! SARSEF Summer STEM Camps are hosted across Tucson and provide hands-on activities and the chance to explore STEM careers. Check our listing of camps below to learn about this year’s schedule and themes. 

Campers should bring a packed lunch each day that does not require refrigeration. Food allergies will be recorded in camp registration to ensure any snacks we provide are safe for your camper. 

SARSEF Summer STEM Camps are offered under a pay-what-you-can model. We ask that you consider what a feasible cost is for you and to keep in mind that your registration payments help us keep SARSEF Summer STEM Camps available in Tucson for years to come. 

When registering your camper for one of our camp sessions, you will need the following information:

  • Camper info such as demographics, allergies, and any special needs
  • Primary caregiver contact info as well as the names and phone numbers of other people approved to pick up your camper
  • Emergency contact information
  • Waiver agreements you will need to read and sign. We will ask for your camper’s health insurance information and preferred hospitals.
  • Preorder for t-shirt (optional)
  • Registration payment

Summer Camp Sessions and Registration – 2024

SARSEF Summer STEM Camp: The Future of STEM 

Pima Community College – Northwest Campus 

7600 N Shannon Rd, Tucson, AZ 85709 

Ever wonder what it might be like to be in a STEM career? What is the future of STEM? This summer, SARSEF and Pima Community College invite campers to be scientists and engineers and explore all the possibilities in science, technology, engineering, and math! 

Monday, June 10, 2024 – Friday, June 14, 2024, 9am-3pm – Grades 4-5 – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Monday, June 17, 2024 – Friday, June 21, 2024, 9am-3pm – Grades 6-8 – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

SARSEF Summer STEM Camp: STEM Explorers 

Science, technology, engineering, and math are all around us. During this session, campers will explore a diversity of STEM fields through hands-on activities and opportunities to talk to professionals in STEM careers! 

Monday, June 24, 2024 – Friday, June 28, 2024, 9am-3pm – Grades 6-8 – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

San Miguel High School 

6601 San Fernando Ave, Tucson, AZ 85756 

Monday, July 15, 2024 – Friday, July 19, 2024, 9am-3pm – Grades 4-5 – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

UA Tech Park

9070 S Rita Rd Suite 1750, Tucson, AZ 85747

SARSEF Summer STEM Camp: Desert Ecology 

Tohono Chul 

7366 N Paseo Del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704 

The desert is a place of wonder and activity. During this session, campers will make their own observations about the desert world around them and learn how humans have interacted with the desert for thousands of years through art, storytelling, engineering, and science. By the end, campers will feel right at home in the beautiful gardens of Tohono Chul. 

Monday, July 22, 2024 – Friday, July 26, 2024, 9am-3pm – Grades 4-5 – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Monday, July 29, 2024 – Friday, August 2, 2024, 9am-3pm – Grades 6-8 – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Other STEM Camps in Southern Arizona

Quantum Quest

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona, Angel Charity Place for Girls

4336 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85711

SARSEF is partnering with Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona, Qubit By Qubit, and University of Arizona Office of Societal Impact on a free Quantum Computing Camp for high school girls June 10-14, 2024! The camp will cover everything from the foundational concepts that make up the quantum world to how to code on real quantum computers.

Monday, June 10 – Friday, June 14, 2024 – LEARN MORE AND FILL OUT AN INTEREST FORM

Arizona Science Center’s Camp Innovation

Multiple locations across the state including Tubac, Bisbee, and Willcox

Let your imagination run wild in Arizona Science Center’s series of 5-day camp sessions that spark curiosity in science through hands-on interactive programs that incorporate learning through high-energy challenges, building, and design. Camp Innovation will inspire, educate, and engage your curious mind through hands-on science. Space is limited and pre-registration is required for all camp sessions.

Arizona Science Center helped SARSEF get camps up and running, so if you enjoy our camps, we know you’ll enjoy theirs, too!