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Hittin' the Trails 4 You: Junior ranger camps coming to Saguaro National Park

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TUCSON - The school year is winding down. Free time for the kids is ramping up. Why not introduce them to the great outdoors?

Saguaro National Park is seeking 6 to 11 year old day campers to participate in the long-standing tradition of Junior Ranger Camps in the Rincon Mountain District (east) this summer.

The camps, open to children ages 6 to 11, offer a variety of fun and exciting opportunities to learn about our national parks and the plants and animals of the Sonoran Desert. Campers will participate in early morning hikes, games and crafts, presented by National Park Service rangers and volunteers.

Each camp meets for three days, Monday through Wednesday, beginning at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 12:30 p.m. A fee of $30 will be charged per child, per camp, scholarships may be available. The two camps for first-time campers are scheduled for June 8 through 10 and June 15 through 17.

Space is limited and advance registration is required. For more information or to get an application, stop by the Rincon Mountain Visitor Center, located at 3693 S. South Old Spanish Trail, or call (520) 733-5153.

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