Shakespeare in the Pines

 

The Taming of the Shrew

Saturday, June 17
Shakespeare in the Gardens Special Afternoon Tea

Friday, June 23rd and Saturday, June 24th 
Reception is at 6:00pm  |  Performance is at 7:00p

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Summer Camps for PreK - 8th Graders

Enjoy learning outside with us in June or July!

There are several weeks to choose from, click below
to see what works for your child.

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Now Open!

 

Experience outdoor learning in a whole new light!

 

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Wonder – Explore – Discover

The Highlands Center is a hub for lifelong learning, designed to invite discovery of the wonders of nature.

Programs

The Highlands Center for Natural History offers a wide variety of educational programs for all ages including youth nature camps, school field trips, community programs, and natural history classes for beginning and expert nature study.

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Events

From Wander the Wild to Shakespeare in the Pines, The Highlands Center offers special events that combine excellence in the arts with the beauty of Nature.

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The James Family Discovery Gardens

The James Family Discovery Gardens celebrates the beauty and richness of Prescott and the Central Arizona Highlands. Visitors can explore demonstration gardens, interactive learning stations, a forest play area, and guided walks.

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Memberships

Our memberships are affordable and offer families and individuals the opportunity to make a contribution to something that will last generations and benefit their entire community.

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Trails

Our 3-mile nature trail system is a gateway to Lynx Creek and other Prescott National Forest trails and is open to the public year round. There is no fee to walk the trails, but donations are welcome.

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The Highlands Center for Natural History

1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott, AZ 86303
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Formed in 1996, the Highlands Center for Natural History is a science-based non-profit organization developed to foster an appreciation for and knowledge of the natural wonders of the Central Highlands of Arizona. Operating on an 80-acre campus near Lynx Lake through a Special Use Permit with Prescott National Forest, the Highlands Center is a hub for lifelong learning, designed to invite discovery of the wonders of nature through on and offsite programs reaching over 15,000 children and adults a year and supported by contributions from individuals, corporations, foundations and community partners.

Outdoor Education Activities

In our classroom without walls you will discover Ponderosa Pine covered mountains, deeply shaded riparian habitats, chaparral and woodland, remarkable geologic formations, and amazing vistas, in addition to all manner of forest inhabitants.

Highlands Center building, providing outdoor education activities
Grow Native Plant Sale

Shakespeare in the Pines

June 23June 24

An annual fundraiser in the Highlands Center’s beautiful outdoor amphitheater. Proceeds support the nature-based educations programs for children.

 

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