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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Update: City of Surprise adds OUAZ to college tours


**Update: All tours except Ottawa are canceled**

The city of Surprise Parks and Recreation Department has added Ottawa University Arizona to its College Tour lineup!

Surprise teens, ages 13 - 18, can explore some of our state colleges on the following field trips:

•    University of Arizona (March 16)
•    Arizona State University (March 17)
•    Grand Canyon University (March 20)

•    Ottawa University (March 30)
•    Northern Arizona University (April 24)

The cost is $15 per field trip and includes transportation, a campus tour, information about the school’s offerings, and a medium drink from a local coffee shop. Those who sign up for the OUAZ trip will get a drink and popcorn. 

Registrations are currently being accepted at the Parks & Recreation Office, located at 15960 N. Bullard Ave. A permission slip must be signed and turned into the office or submitted by email to Michelle Yingling at Please plan to bring a sack lunch or additional money to purchase food.

For more information, contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 623.222.2000 or visit  

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