Arizona Natural History Museum Summer Camp in Mesa

Prehistoric Preschool

June 4 Dinosaurs, June 11 Desert Life, June 18 Pterosaurs, June 25 Native Peoples, 9–11 a.m. • Ages: 4 & 5

Cost: Members $12.50/class. $40 bundle deal if you register and pay for all four classes. Non-Members $15/class. $50 bundle deal if you register and pay for all four classes.

Rulers of the Prehistoric Land, Sea and Sky 4 Day Camp

July 9–12: Subject will include an over view of paleontology, a visit to the Paleo Lab to meet a paleontologist and find out what they do, & what we can learn from fossil, dinosaurs, prehistoric sea creatures & pterosaurs. Ages: 6–8 • 9–11 a.m. Ages: 9–12 • 2–4 p.m.

4 Day Camp cost:  $50 for members, $65 for non-members. Sibling Discount may apply, please inquire.

53 N. Macdonald • Mesa 480-644-2169 www.azmnh.org

For information or to register, contact  Alice Jung 480-644-5907 • alice.jung@mesaaz.gov

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San Tan Mountain Regional Park

6533 W. Phillips Road – Queen Creek, AZ  85142 – (480) 655-5554 ext.201 – http://maricopa.gov/parks/santan  

Parks and Barks

Dogs are man’s best friend for a reason…… they are great hikers and love the outdoors. So bring out your friend for a dog friendly hike through the park. Please bring a leash, plenty of water, and a happy dog for this 1.3-mile, round trip, hike in the beautiful Sonoran Desert on the Goldmine & Littleleaf Trails.

Date: 12/16/2011 – Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM    Duration: 1 hour – Speaker: Ranger Adam – Registration Required: No    

Fee: $6 vehicle park entry fee

Movie Madness – Finding Nemo (Rated G)

Enjoy the warm comfort of the visitor center and watch this exciting movie on our huge projector screen. But this is no ordinary movie theater. You are encouraged to bring snacks/lunch, pillows/blankets and make yourself super comfy. Our resident animals love movie day and will be outstanding company as they watch the movie with you, from inside their enclosures of course. Stay for one movie or watch them both. Rated G (suitable for all ages).

Date: 12/22/2011 – Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM    Duration: 1.5 hours – Registration Required: No    

Fee: $6 vehicle park entry fee

Movie Madness – The Lion King (Rated G)   

Enjoy the warm comfort of the visitor center and watch this exciting movie on our huge projector screen. But this is no ordinary movie theater. You are encouraged to bring snacks/lunch, pillows/blankets and make yourself super comfy. Our resident animals love movie day and will be outstanding company as they watch the movie with you, from inside their enclosures of course. Stay for one movie or watch them both.

Date: 12/22/2011 – Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM    Duration: 1.5 hours – Registration Required: No    

Fee: $6 vehicle park entry fee

Find The Ranger

Somewhere on the San Tan Trail Ranger Adam will be exploring the desert. Test your skills and see if you can track him down. When you find him, ask him a question or just say hi. Ranger Adam will be waiting to answer your questions and show you all the unique desert wildlife he has spotted at the park. Please bring plenty of water.

Date: 12/23/2011 –  Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM –  Registration Required: No    

Fee: $6 vehicle park entry fee

All About Javelina 

I saw a Desert Pig, my neighbor told me it was a Wild Hog, and the zoo called it a Peccary; what is it? The javelina, or collard peccary, has been mistaken for many animals and has quite the reputation in Arizona. But this out of place, desert creature is quite remarkable and will have you snorting with excitement. Join us inside the Nature Center for an exciting talk on these misunderstood mammals and pick up a few tips on how to spot them in the park.

Date: 12/29/2011 – Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM    Duration: 1 hour – Speaker: Ranger Adam – Registration Required: No    

Fee: $6 vehicle park entry fee

Movie Madness – Winnie the Pooh (Rated G)

Enjoy a cool escape from the heat of the desert inside our air conditioned visitor center and watch not one, but TWO exciting movies on our huge projector screen. But this is no ordinary movie theater. You are encouraged to bring snacks/lunch, pillows/blankets and make yourself super comfy. Our resident animals love movie day and will be outstanding company as they watch the movie with you, from inside their enclosures of course.

Date: 1/4/2012 – Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM    Duration: 1.5 hours – Registration Required: No    

Fee: $6 vehicle park entry fee

Movie Madness – Gnomeo and Juliet (Rated G)   

Enjoy a cool escape from the heat of the desert inside our air conditioned visitor center and watch not one, but TWO exciting movies on our huge projector screen. But this is no ordinary movie theater. You are encouraged to bring snacks/lunch, pillows/blankets and make yourself super comfy. Our resident animals love movie day and will be outstanding company as they watch the movie with you, from inside their enclosures of course.

Date: 1/4/2012 – Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM    Duration: 1.5 hours – Registration Required: No    

Fee: $6 vehicle park entry fee

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