Asombro

Asombro Institute for Science Education

Bringing the wonder of science and the desert to K-12 students and adults for more than 30 years

Asombro Institute for Science Education

Bringing the wonder of science and the desert to K-12 students and adults for more than 30 years

We offer a variety of standards-aligned classroom and schoolyard lessons, field trips, and small group programs. Click the button below to learn more and submit a program request!

Asombro manages an outdoor classroom, the 935-acre Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park, just northeast of Las Cruces. Plan your visit and learn about everything the park has to offer.

Asombro needs your help to provide hands-on science to our community! Get involved by donating, volunteering, or supporting in other ways.

We offer a variety of standards-aligned classroom and schoolyard lessons, field trips, and small group programs. Click the button below to learn more and submit a program request!

Asombro manages an outdoor classroom, the 935-acre Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park, just northeast of Las Cruces. Plan your visit and learn about everything the park has to offer.

Asombro needs your help to provide hands-on science to our community! Get involved by donating, volunteering, or supporting in other ways.

The Las Cruces Bulletin Brings You The Need-To-Know on Asombro's Desert Discovery Day

Asombro and The Las Cruces Bulletin have coordinated to bring you the where, what, when, who, and how details surrounding the ever nearing Desert Discovery Day event scheduled for Saturday, December 3, 2022!  Read more here and jot down this important information so you don’t miss out on the fun!

Become a Monthly Donor

Can you help share the wonder of discovery with more students through monthly donations? Your monthly donations would enable us to better plan for the delivery of our award-winning education programs. Just click the button below, and choose “monthly” for the donation frequency.

What's New at Asombro?

Asombro’s A-Team, an advisory team of teachers from across New Mexico, met with staff on October 22. They gave feedback to help develop Asombro’s new Schoolyard Field Trip program and learned about lessons we’ve created on sustainable ranching in the southwest.

Upcoming Events

  • 00Days Until Desert Discovery Day

December 3, 2022

10:00AM – 1:00PM

  • 00Days Until Luminarias: Light Up The Desert

December 9, 2022

5:00PM – 7:30PM