Saguaro National Park offers Wilderness Exploration Camp

2014-01-30T13:00:00Z 2014-02-07T13:09:06Z Saguaro National Park offers Wilderness Exploration CampBy Phil Villarreal Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Saguaro National Park’s Tucson Mountain District (west), 2700 N. Kinney Road, will hold a three-day Wilderness Camp for kidsa ges 10-14 years old. The camp will run Feb. 20-22.

Participants will explore the park with staffers, wandering through hidden washes, searching for signs of wildlife, pitching tents and cooking food. 

Registration is $40 per child, and the deadline is Feb. 14. To secure a spot, contact chip_littlefield@nps.gov via email.p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, ending with a night hike, campfire, and the end of camp celebration. If you need flexibility in drop off/pickup times, please let us know.

Contact reporter Phil Villarreal at pvillarreal@azstarnet.com or 573-4130.

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