The Mission of the Cooper Center is to serve Southern Arizona as a leader in:
-Increasing ecological understandings and deepening feelings for the natural world,
-Providing hands-on, research-based programs in science and earth education,
-Creating lifelong memories through our overnight and multi-night experiences;
-Inspiring learners of all ages, from children to university students to adults, to live more lightly in our Sonoran Desert community and beyond.