2024 Tucson Summer Camps with Animals

Campers feeding horses at Mighty Minds in Tucson

Listings are continuously being updated (March 4, 2024) based on information we collect directly from camps through an online questionnaire. Please verify all information directly with camps.

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The H.E.A.R.T. Center – Horsin Around Camps- Day and Overnight Options Available . Phoenix, AZ  and Happy Jack, AZ. 818-613-6394 •theheart-center.com/camps

Ages 7-18. Our Horsin’ Around camps immerse kids into the world of horses giving them the opportunity to learn all about riding, horse care and horsemanship- if you have a horse crazy kid they are sure going to love getting their boots in the mud with us this summer!


Mighty Minds
4450 S Houghton Rd Houghton, Tucson • 650-464-2858
joinup@mightymindsaz.com • mightymindsaz.com

Ages 5-17. At Mighty Minds we offer many programs that allow children and families to come together to create mighty minds. Join us for Summer Break Camp where campers will learn about mindfulness, mind-body connection and balance, riding, animal care, horsemanship, arts and crafts, and games in a fun and fully inclusive environment! June 3-July 25, 9a.m-11a.m. Monday-Thursday, $350/week. ESA accepted.


Reid Park Zoo Summer Camps
3400 Zoo Court, Tucson, AZ 85716
520-837-8200 • reidparkzoo.org

Grades 1-8. For the 2024 summer camp season, Reid Park Zoo is offering week-long camp sessions for campers going into grades 1-5.  Each camp will include animal ambassador encounters, behind-the-scenes opportunities, games, and hands-on activities that highlight the following grade-specific topics covering the five senses and animal relationships. A 3 day  camp for middle schoolers is also available! June 3-August 2. 9am-4pm, $285-$335. Scholarships available but slots are all filled.


Houston’s Horse Camp
12801 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85748
520-298-7450 • tucsonhorsebackriding.com


Just Horsin’ Around Horse Camp
950 N Davidson Rd, Vail, AZ 85641
520-591-1615 • justhorsinaroundhorsecamp.com


TRAK Ranch Summer Camp
3230 N Craycroft Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712
520-884-0987 • traktucson.org


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