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Activity Ideas

Take a peek at some activity ideas you can do with your Little Brother or Sister below:

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Phoenix Zoo
455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix. (602) 273-1341

Wildlife World Zoo
16523 W. Northern Ave. (623) 935-9453

Out of Africa Wildlife Park
4020 N. Cherry Rd., Camp Verde, AZ (928) 567-2840


Arizona Science Center – 600 E. Washington. (602) 716-2000

Go to the library.

Check the newspaper for current events to attend.

Take a foreign language class together.

Sign-up for a BBBSAZ Community Service Project.

Study the stars.

Learn about a foreign country.

Tours/Day Trips

Arcosanti – Approx. 70 miles north on I-17, Cordes Junction turnoff. (520) 632-7135

Goldfield Ghost Town and Mine Tours – Apache Trail (Hwy. 88), 3.5 Miles north of Apache Junction. (480) 983-0333

Visit Sedona & Oak Creek Canyon – A 2 hour drive north on I-17.

Visit Jerome State Historical Park & Tuzigoot, located in the Douglas Mountains.

Visit the Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson.

Visit Tombstone and learn about Wyatt Earp and the O.K. Corral.

Go hiking at the Tonto Natural Bridge.


Sunsplash – 155 W. Hampton, Mesa. (480) 834-8319

Big Surf – 1500 N. McClintock Dr., Tempe. 947-7873

Wet 'n' Wild Phoenix.
4243 W. Pinnacle Peak Road, Glendale, AZ 85310

Play a game of Tennis.

Bicycle the Papago Bike Loop.

Try different sports: football, racquetball, track, jogging, karate, volleyball, badminton.

Play games – checkers, cards, puzzles, chess, monopoly, scrabble, bingo.

Attend one of the Major League Baseball Spring Training games.

Fly kites.

Outdoor Activities

Piestewa Peak – Located north of Lincoln Dr. at 24th St.

Desert Botanical Gardens – 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Papago Park (480) 941-1225

McCormick Ranch Railroad ParkIndian Bend Rd. & Scottsdale Rd. (480) 312-2312

Go camping.

Wash or work on a car.

Hike the Superstition Mountains.

Have a water fight in the backyard.

Attend one of the Major League Baseball Spring Training games.

Batting cages.

Miniature golf.

Food for Thought

Cook a gourmet dinner.

Have a late evening cookout.

Learn about and plant herbs.

Make homemade ice cream.

Attend a farmers market.

Bake cookies.

Make a pizza.

Pick up a cookbook at the library with recipes from other cultures.


Attend an arts/crafts fair.

Learn photography.

Make candles.

Listen to music in a music store.

Play a musical instrument.

Go camping.

Write a letter or story.



Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request. 

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