Teachers' guides and resources are available to help teach about the local history, culture and environment. The "Encounters Teacher's Resource Box" offers over 100 reference materials including books, videos, and activities. Four teachers' guides include Encounters historical guide (4th-8th grade) , Life along the Santa Cruz River (K-3rd grade), The Santa Cruz River, its People and Environment (4th-8th grade) and Birds, People and the Santa Cruz River (7th-High School).
Our Junior Ranger Seek and Find is great for visitors of all ages, families, and school groups. Under the direction of an adult leader, small groups of students can tour the park and learn about it while they search for and read about objects and locations shown in the Seek and find pictures.
Did You Know?
It is estimated that since 1917 over 20 million dollars have been spent on the preservation and upkeep of Tumacácori's ruins.