Backpack Explorers

Backpack Explorers


Backpack Explorers is suspended for Fall 2020 (September, October, November). Please check back for updates. In the meantime, view engaging educational material for learners of all ages at High Desert Museum from Home.


Children ages 3-5, accompanied by a caregiver, investigate science, art, music, stories and culture in a fun, hands-on manner. Your little will don a backpack filled with exciting artifacts while journeying through the Museum’s nature trails and exhibits. Foster artistic expression in your little one and take home activities to continue the learning. New themes weekly!

$15 per child, Members receive 20% discount. Non-members pay Museum admission for accompanying adult. $5 materials fee for siblings younger than 3 who participate in the crafts.

Per High Desert Museum policy, no refunds can be issued. For cases of illness or emergency, with notice 24-hours before the class, a class transfer may be issued.


With support from Chambers Family Foundation.