Rock Art Center offers summer Petroglyph Pathfinders camps for kids

<p>Do your kids like to explore, dig in the dirt, collect clues and create?</p><separator></separator><p>The Deer Valley Rock Art Center is pleased to host another season of summer camps, Petroglyph Pathfinders, beginning May 30.</p><separator></separator><p>DVRAC offers one-week action-packed camps for children ages 8 to 11 at a real archaeology site. The camp fosters adventure and enrichment, exploring themes such as desert animals and insects, botany and native gardening, archaeology and cultural anthropology and of course, a good dose of fun.</p><separator></separator><p>Campers will explore these topics through hands-on educational activities, crafts, storytelling, games, hikes and much more.</p><separator></separator><p>Camps are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday thorugh Friday, with a limit of 20 participants. Session I is May 30 -June 3; Session II is June 13-17.</p><separator></separator><p>Tuition is $120 for members of Deer Valley Rock Art Center, and $140 for non-members.</p><separator></separator><p>To register, mail a completed Registration Application Form (found at <a href=""></a&gt;) along with your preferred method of payment (credit card number, check or money order) to: Casandra Hernandez, Deer Valley Rock Art Center, 3711 W. Deer Valley Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85308.</p><separator></separator><p>The Deer Valley Rock Art Center has the largest concentration of Native American petroglyphs in the Phoenix Valley. Visitors hike a 1/4-mile trail to view more than 1,500 petroglyphs made between 500 and 7,000 years ago. The museum aims to promote preservation, connection and respect for the site and is a destination for families to learn about archaeology in their own backyard. The Center is managed by one of the top archaeology programs in the country – the School of Human Evolution &amp; Social Change, an academic unit of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – at Arizona State University. It is a Phoenix Point of Pride.</p><separator></separator><p>The Center is located at 3711 W. Deer Valley Road, two blocks west of 35th Avenue.</p><separator></separator><p>Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday and 12 p.m.-5 p.m., on Sundays.</p><separator></separator><p>For more information, call (623) 582-8007.</p>