Academic Camps in Tucson - Summer 2021

Tucson Academic Camps

Are you looking for a way for your children to build their reading, writing, math, or science skills this summer? Take a look through our list of academic camps in Tucson.

Classes and camps listed here will include general mathematics, algebra, geometry, biology, physics, chemistry, forensics, anatomy, literature, poetry, creative writing, foreign language, and more!

Summer Camp Childrens Museum Tucson | Academic Camps in Tucson - Summer 2021


Location: Children's Museum Tucson, 200 S. 6th Avenue, Tucson AZ 85701

CMT Summer Camps offer fun-filled learning! Campers will enjoy hands-on art projects, experiments, demonstrations, and time in the Museum. 

Children’s Museum Tucson offers 10 weeks of in-person, hands-on Summer Camps for kids ages 4-9, beginning May 31, 2021. Each half-day camp, from 8:30 am-12:30pm Monday-Friday, is led by a member of the Education Team, with topics ranging from Fairies to Festivals!

  • May 31-June 4: kids 4-7 have the opportunity to learn all about animals with Creature Features.
  • June 7-11: Chemistry rules for kids 4-7 with Getting Fizzy With It.
  • June 14-18: Engineers ages 7-9 will test their abilities in Brick Builders camp.
  • June 21-25: Learn about world cultures with Let’s Celebrate for ages 5-9.
  • June 28-July 2: Jet into space to learn about stars, planets, and moons during Out of This World for ages 4-7.
  • July 5-9: Our bodies are amazing! Kids ages 4-7 can learn about Our Icky Insides.
  • July 12-16: Maze Makers ages 6-9 will put on their building caps to make obstacle courses big and small.
  • July 19-23: We’re getting mystical as kids ages 4-6 head to Fairy Camp.
  • The final two weeks of camps are dedicated to Kindergarten Kiddos. Kids ages 4-6 will have the opportunity to practice their social, emotional, and motor skills before they head into the classroom!


All camps are $155, with discounts available for members. 

Heart and Soul Kids Activity Center Screen Busters Camp | Academic Camps in Tucson - Summer 2021


Location: Heart & Soul Oro Valley, 8363 N. Oracle Road, 85704

Who ya gonna call? Screen Busters! Heart & Soul is excited to host eight weeks of camps at their Oro Valley location this summer. From ninjas to superheroes, scientists to Olympians, they’ve got a camp for everyone - no gymnastics skills required!

All summer camps are available in full-day, half-day, single-day, and full-week options for ages 3.5 to 12. Each week includes themed activities, crafts, games, and gymnastics to challenge campers physically and mentally.

Screen Busters Camps: Disney | June 1-4
Hot dog! Join the Heart & Soul Imagineers as they travel through the Disney-verse exploring some of their favorite films! Together, you’ll have fun with Baymax during gymnastics, eat lunch with Captain Hook, and make crafts that even Rapunzel would be jealous of. This week is sure to be a blast!

Screen Busters Camps: Ninja | June 7-11
Back by popular demand, the Ninja camp is a force to be reckoned with. Get ready to defeat obstacle courses, crush strength training, and excel as the ultimate members of #NinjaForce! Know a sneaky someone who loves parkour and tumbling around the house? Grab a spot for them today!

Screen Busters Camps: STEM | June 14-18
Put on your thinking caps and hop into the lab! When you aren’t building cool obstacle courses in the gym, you’ll be busy tinkering and experimenting your way through a variety of games and activities. We hypothesize that your kids will have an awesome time learning about science and engineering!

Screen Busters Camps: Beach Party | June 21-25
Cowabunga! Tucson may be 400 miles from the nearest beach, but that doesn't mean we can’t bring the water to Heart & Soul. The HS lifeguards will be leading reef snorkeling trips in the craft room and deep-sea dives in the OV gym. Grab your sunscreen and pack a towel!

Screen Busters Camps: Superheros | July 5-9
Calling all superheroes-in-training! Join the HS league of love for a week of exciting training and super crafts that will help save the city in style. From designing a super suite to running obstacle courses in the OV gym, you’ll be in tip-top shape to fight crime!

Screen Busters Camps: Spy School | July 12-16
Shhhhh... this top-secret camp is the of our most popular. Get ready to train with top agents and coaches at Heart & Soul OV! Together you’ll study laser beam paths, scale obstacle courses, and get certified to graduate from their top-tier spy school in just five days.

Screen Busters Camps: Around the World | July 19-23
Bon voyage! Grab your passport and bag and join the HS crew for a week of worldly adventures. Together, you will be discovering cultures and nurturing a love for lives different than our own. Through crafts and activities, you’ll will spark curiosity and encourage a lifelong exploration of the world!

Screen Busters Camps: Olympic Games | July 26-30
Coming back for a uniquely second summer... the Olympic Games camp! The Heart & Soul team is going for the gold in the middle of the Summer Olympics with a myriad of sports and activities this week. Get ready to attend an opening ceremony, participate in the games, and make your Olympic medal all in five days!

Presidio Museum Summer Camp | Academic Camps in Tucson - Summer 2021

Summer Camps at the Presidio Museum

Location: Presidio San Agustin del Tucson Museum, 196 N. Court Ave, Tucson AZ 85701

Live Tucson’s History Summer Camp
Weeks of June 7 and 21 | 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages 8-12

Experience the life of Presidio residents in this week-long camp through activities that may include Spanish soldier drills, tinsmithing, blacksmithing, and candle making.

Archaeology Summer Camp
June 14-18 | 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages 10-14

Campers will learn how archaeologists really work through a series of hands-on activities that include prehistoric tools, excavating our simulated site, and analyzing the artifacts that they have found.

Bilingual Theater/Re-enactment Summer Camp
June 21-25 | 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages 9-15

With guidance from historians, archaeologists, and dramatists, and access to a wide array of period structures, backdrops, costumes, and props, campers will truly feel they are living history. Extra bonus: this camp will be taught by a bilingual teacher who will provide immersion learning of Spanish with translations for non-Spanish speakers.


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