Public programs are canceled in accordance with CDC and local public health guidance in response to the COVID-19 virus outbreak.
Invite a Ranger to your classroom!
Our Travel Trunk programs are 45-minute interactive presentations designed to enhance your in-class curriculum. These programs meet Arizona state standards and are free of charge thanks to the Friends of Saguaro National Park.
Available year round
Travel Trunk Descriptions:
The Saguaro Hotel (Kindergarten)
Investigate the furry critters of the desert and mountains of the Sonoran Desert right in your classroom! Students will their observation skills to study an animal skull and learn which desert mammal it belongs to through an interactive presentation.
Beautiful Bats (Grade 3)
Learn how the Hohokam people thrived in the desert over 1,000 years ago! During this interactive presentation, students will have the chance to look at models of Hohokam shelters, pottery, how they got food and make their own petroglyph!
Every Kid Outdoors (Grade 4)
Learn about why National Parks are important to preserve the natural and cultural resources of our country. Students explore a variety of National Parks, while learning about stewardship and what they can do to support the National Parks in their community! Students will receive a free public lands pass through the Every Kid Outdoors program.
Wilderness Explorers (Grade 5)
Contact Us!For more information or to schedule at Travel Trunk, email the Education team and one of our staff members will be happy to assist you! Please list Education Programs in the subject line. We look forward to working with you!
Last updated: October 14, 2020