Activities & Thing To Do With Kids In Phoenix, Arizona


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Children of all ages and their families can participate in hands-on, nature-based walks, activities, and experiences in a fun and safe environment.

Nature Programs & Activities for Kids & Families

Cactus Clubhouse - build, play and create

Cactus Clubhouse

Explore, play and discover at the Cactus Clubhouse. Children ages 0-12 and their caregivers will enjoy multiple nature play activities while connecting with nature.

Cactus Kids Club family

Cactus Kids Club

Cactus Kids Club is for kids 12 and under. Cactus Kids will dig into Garden trails, learn about the wonders of the Sonoran Desert, meet enchanting creatures and enjoy fun onsite activities. Free with Garden admission.

Cactus Kids activity kit

Cactus Kids Kits

The Garden is excited to launch an activity kit for kids and their families to get outside and have fun in nature. Cactus Kids Activity Kit includes six different experiences with instructions in English and Spanish to some of the Garden’s most popular activities, like nature walks and hands-on explorations. The kit is for children 7 to 12.

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Teens in the Garden Program

Participants meet monthly from October to May for 3 hour-long engagement opportunities with professionals across the field of horticulture, ecology, and many more.

Contact for more information.

The program will be meeting in person at Desert Botanical Garden or at partnering locations.


PLAN AHEAD: Please purchase Museum of the Moon general Admissions or membership reservations now, due to limited availability, please no walk-up purchases.