SUMMER CAMPS & PROGRAMS
Let your muse come out to play! Join Liza Myers, Vermont Art Educator of the Year, in her teaching studio, a creative haven for aspiring artists ages 7 to 17. Four separate bilingual full-day sessions of creative exploration, June 5 to 29. Each session runs Monday through Thursday. $180 per session includes instruction, materials and healthy snack. Drawing, watercolor, acrylic, collage, clay, printmaking, book arts, metal foil, felt art and more! Call Liza (802) 236-8062 or go to www.lizamyers.com/aartz-classes/.
ACEQUIA MADRE SUMMER GARDEN CAMPS
June 5 to 9, June 12 to 16, June 19 to 23 and August 7 to 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Acequia Madre School Garden. Open to grades K through 6 from all schools. Campers explore the wonders of gardening in a small family-like setting, along with plenty of time for free play, team building games, creative art projects, simple plays and skits. Camps are $175 per week. Maximum 20 campers. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
ART CAMP @ JF MAZUR STUDIOS
Weekly art camps for creative children, ages 5 to 12. May 29 to June 2, June 19 to 23, June 26 to 30, July 10 to 14, 9 a.m. to noon, led by Jillian Mazur, certified art teacher. $175 per week, or $45 per day, plus tax, includes materials and snacks. Additional weekly camps for ages 8 to 12, “Exploring Mixed Media with Scout Dunbar,” start August 7, 14 and 21. J. F. Mazur Studio, 1807 Second Street, at Second Street Studios. Register at jfmazurstudio.com.
ARTSMART SUMMER CAMPS
Join us for innovative weeklong theme camps in the new, exciting ARTsmart Community Studio. These camps empower students to make unique and expressive art. The $125 fee includes all materials and healthy snacks. Camps offered for grades K through 3, and grade 3 through 6. Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to noon. Weeklong theme camps June 12 to August 11. Visit our website at artsmartnm.org for registration and schedules. For more information email Amanda email@example.com or call 992-2787.
BELISAMA IRISH DANCE
Belisama Irish Dance offers classes for the whole family to enjoy. Performance opportunities in the community, local competition and fun choreography classes. Ages 5 and up. Santa Fe and Los Alamos locations. Contact Adrienne Bellis, director, 670-2152, or visit www.belisamadance.com.
BIG SKY BUILD IT!
“There’s nothing like ‘Big Sky’ and my kids just love it!” – Big Sky Parent. New Mexico’s longest running art and technology camps, in Santa Fe and Los Alamos. Weeklong, full-day programs with quality extended care. Kids ages 9 to 14 years old build radio-controlled off-road racers from the ground up in Arroyo Warriors FPV. Ages 7 to 8 enter the real world of electronic game design in Swine Craft Camp. Limited spaces. Scholarships available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 428-7575 or visit www.bigskylearning.com.
CAMINO DE PAZ SCHOOL AND ESPANOLA VALLEY FIBER ARTS CENTER’S FUN ON THE FARM
An idyllic country setting for loads of fun and learning for ages 7 to 12. Two weeks of fiber-related crafts (weaving, sewing, felting), farm oriented activities (caring for animals, gardening, ecology, nature studies), and popular visits to the Santa Cruz River. Sign up for one week, $250, or both $450. June 5 to 9 and June 12 to 16; 9 a.m.to 3:30 p.m. Van transportation available from/to Santa Fe and Santa Cruz. Registration www.caminodepaz.net. Contact Patricia Pantano: email@example.com or 231-2819.
CAMP HORSEMEN SUMMER 2017
St. Michael’s High School is pleased to offer Camp Horsemen Summer 2017 for elementary and middle school aged children. From soccer and art to baseball and science, kids will have a fun and memorable summer on our 25-acre campus as they develop and expand their skills and knowledge. Camp Horsemen not only provides a safe environment for kids but also offers the most affordable summer camps in Santa Fe. Different camps are offered each week. Visit stmichaelssf.org for details.
CHRIST CHURCH CAMP
Free half-day church camp for kids ages 3 to 12. June 5 to 9, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Campers will explore the world, experience the food and games of children from other countries and learn about new cultures, with a focus on the global outreach of Christ Church Santa Fe. Register early as space is limited. Located at 1213 Don Gaspar Avenue, at the corner of Cordova Road. Register online www.christchurchsantafe.org or call 982-8817.
A fun and educational opportunity to work with animals for ages 10 to 13 . Dog and cat walking and socializing, dog training, humane education, learning about house rabbits, and more. Beginner camps for first-time participants, June 12 to 16 and June 26 to 30. Advanced camps offer in-depth, hands-on experience, July 17 to 21 and July 31 to August 4. Monday to Friday. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $300 per session. Limited availability. To register, contact Devin White, 983-4309 ext. 1128, firstname.lastname@example.org.
DRAGONFLY ART STUDIO SUMMER CAMP
Fine art classes for ages 6 to 16 designed to stimulate imagination and creativity, while they have fun experimenting with various art mediums and materials. Summer Camp Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May through August. Different theme each week! We also offer Afterschool Art Classes, Art Birthday Parties and Weekend Workshops. For details, please visit dragonflyartstudioforkids.com or call Oceanna at 670-5019.
EMIARTEFLAMENCO ACADEMY SUMMER SESSION DANCE CLASSES
Join in for four weeks of flamenco fun! From July 10 to August 10. Classes run twice a week for all ages, including toddlers and adults, and levels from brand-new beginner to advanced. 1005 South St. Francis Drive, Suite 115. Call 660-9122 or email email@example.com. For a full schedule and more information visit EmiArteFlamenco.com/classes.
ETIQUETTE SCHOOL OF SANTA FE
In Manners Camps and private sessions, children and teens learn lessons catered to their age group, including rules of introduction, dining skills, public speaking, writing thank you notes, telephone manners, posture, wardrobe and respect for the environment. For more information, please call 988-2070, go to etiquettesantafe.com, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FENCING SUMMER CAMPS 2017
At New Mexico Fencing Foundation Summer Camps, first-year or new fencers learn fundamentals of footwork, bladework, tactics and technique. Maximum 12 participants. All equipment provided. Instructor James Odom has 32 years of experience, certified in all three weapons: foil, epee and saber. Dates: June 12 to 15, June 26 to 29, July 17 to 20, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: 1306 Clark Road, Santa Fe. Cost: $200 (10 percent sibling discount). Contact email@example.com, or register at nmfencing.org under “camp” section.
GENOVEVA CHAVEZ COMMUNITY CENTER SUMMER CAMPS
Fun, educational and safe programing for ages 6 to 12 (proof of age required for 6-year-olds). Summer Camp Festive: weekly sessions, June 5 to August 4, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., offering sports, swimming, ice-skating, visual art lessons, games, outdoor recreation and field trips. Half-day Sports Camps: 8:30 a.m. to noon, basketball, soccer, baseball, volleyball and cheer. Combo Camp: Children participate in morning Sports Camp then join Day Camp and afternoon activities. Optional free breakfast and lunch program. Call Melissa, 955-4005. www.chavezcenter.com.
GENTLE SHEPHERD PRESCHOOL SUMMER CAMP
Gentle Shepherd Preschool will be offering a four-week summer camp in June on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., for children ages 3 to 5. Cost: $80 weekly or $280 monthly. After-care available until 3 p.m. for an additional fee. Weekly themes: Gardening, Camping, Music & Singing, New Mexico high desert learning. Camp activities include water play, outdoor classroom, art and weekly book character. Located at 209 E. Barcelona Road. To register call (505) 577-5344, Laura Escue, director.
GERARD’S HOUSE SUMMER PROGRAMS
Gerard’s House is for children and teenagers who are experiencing grief due to the death of a parent or other significant person, deportation, incarceration, kidnapping or separation from their loved ones by borders. This summer Gerard’s House is offering a variety of bilingual activities and experiences to give support to those who are grieving. For more information, please call 424-1800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is required for all summer programs. All services are free of charge and bilingual.
GIRLS INC. SUMMER CAMP
Do you want your girl to have a memorable camp experience? At Girls Inc. of Santa Fe we inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold. Your girl will have an opportunity to participate in fun, hands-on activities in a safe, girl-centered environment, while also enjoying science, sports, fieldtrips, art, swimming and fun. Our hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., June 5 to July 28. Sliding scale tuition and scholarships available. Contact us at 982-2042 or visit www.girlsincofsantafe.org.
GUARANTEED FAST TRACK SUMMER READING PROGRAM
Creating better readers rapidly and happily every time! Enroll now to stop the suffering. Seating is limited so don’t wait. Have your child caught up in reading before school begins on August 17. Higher classroom populations equal less attention for your child. Call 570-1276 now for a complimentary parent consultation with Floy Gregg, Developmental Reading Specialist. See Symptoms List of Poor Readers at www.floygregg.com.
KIDS’ COOKING CAMP
A special introduction to the wonderful world of cooking for kids ages 7 to 12, July 10 to 14, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Join the 18th annual weeklong cooking camp and cover a different topic everyday. Cook a wide variety of dishes, and gain the knowledge and know-how to become the real chef in your family. Chef Johnny Vee will help you earn your chef’s hat and cooking diploma. $300. Las Cosas Cooking School, 181 Paseo de Peralta, 988-3394.
LA MARIPOSA MONTESSORI 2017 ADVENTURE DAY CAMP
Plug into the great outdoors at this adventure camp designed for children ages 8 to 12. Campers enjoy mountain biking, kayaking, rock climbing, exploring nature and more! June 19 to 23, July 3 to 7, and July 31 to August 4. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. $300 per week. To register call 995-9659.
LITTLE EARTH SCHOOL SUMMER DAY CAMP
Memorable summer experiences for children ages 4 to 12, June 5 through August 11. Five two-week sessions for all ages. Minimum enrollment: one session. Four or five days per week. Tuition discount of 10 percent for children who enroll for the entire summer. Art, cooking, weekly nature field trips, swimming and games. Low student-teacher ratio. Enrollment limited. For more information or to request a brochure and pre-registration form, call 988-1968 or visit www.littleearthschool.org. 321 West Zia Road.
LOCAL FOOD FOR LOCAL KIDS
On-Demand Field Trips to the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market provide children at local schools, summer camps and after-school programs with an introduction to the Farmer’s Market, a talk by a local farmer on a topic that matches their curriculum, and an age-appropriate scavenger hunt. Power of Produce (POP) Club is an eight-week drop-in program with hands-on experiential activities for ages 3 to 12, incentives to try new foods, and a passport program to encourage family participation and repeat visits. To learn more call 983-7726.
MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING CENTER SUMMER CAMP
Weekly camps from June through August: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Learn traditional Japanese karate, empower yourself with amazing self-defense moves, experience Okinawan weaponry in a safe environment and play super-fun, fairly competitive games. Karate improves grades, increases self-confidence and helps kids get fit. Family rates and discounts for multiple weeks are available. Open to kids ages 7 to 14, no experience required. 982-7083. marialartstrainingcenter.biz
MAY CENTER FOR LEARNING
Eight-week Early Childhood Program for ages 3 to 5. June 12 to August 4, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Montessori-based instruction and materials with a special focus on pre-reading, language development, and cooperative play. Five-week Summer LEAP for kindergarten through grade 8. June 12 to July 15, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Morning academic intensive in reading, writing and math; afternoon choice of Outdoor Adventures, Arts in Motion, or Reading in the Wild. For details, call 983-7407 or visit www.maycenter.org.
MOUNTAIN KIDS! SUMMER CAMP
Mountain Kids! is Santa Fe’s go-to camp for outdoor adventure. Campers ages 5 to 15 go on daily adventures into the mountains to explore, learn and play in nature. Daily activities include games, art, hiking, singing, imaginative play, teamwork, fun and learning in nature. Two-week sessions allow plenty of time for connection and learning. Themes include forts and forests, art in nature, young archeologists, camping, backpacking, mountain biking, wilderness skills and more. For more information visit www.sfmountainkids.com.
PANDEMONIUM PRODUCTIONS’ MUSICAL THEATRE SUMMER PROGRAM
Be our guest in “Beauty and the Beast” for students ages 6 to 17, June 12 through July 23. Study acting, singing and dancing and perform in a tale as old as time at the James A. Little Theatre. Rehearsals at New Mexico School for the Arts, Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Scholarships available. Limited space. Tuition is $695 paid in advance, $710 with a payment plan. $100 registration deposit required. For more information call 920-0704 or visit pandemoniumprod.org.
RANDALL DAVEY AUDUBON SUMMER ADVENTURE CAMPS
Our 135-acre wildlife sanctuary is the ideal place for children to investigate, learn about and connect with their local environment. Campers ages 5 to 12 are invited to explore various themes related to nature, science and conservation. Camps run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with after-care available until 5 p.m. Most camps are $225 per week, with some scholarships available. Call Samantha Funk at 983-4609, or email at email@example.com, for more information and a brochure.
RIO GRANDE SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP
Weekly camps for grades pre-K through 6. Full-day, morning and afternoon options available. Morning enrichment programs in video game design, improv, math and logic, board games, coding and robotics, creative writing, folk dancing and more. Afternoon program focuses on adventure-based learning and design challenges. Camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. with optional early- and after-care. Contact Neal Turnquist at 983-1621 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. 715 Camino Cabra.
RIO RAPIDS NORTHERN SOCCER CLUB
Rio Rapids Northern is hosting several weeklong, half-day and full-day soccer camps this summer. Enjoy a summer of soccer from international camps for all levels of play, including One Week, One Passion; TetraBrazil Soccer Academy; Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp; and Callaghan’s English Soccer Camps. Camps June through August for children ages 3 and older. For more information about camps and how to register, visit www.northernsc.org/summer-camps.html.
SANTA FE CLIMBING CENTER CLIMBING ADVENTURE CAMPS & CLASSES
New location, bigger and better indoor climbing. Summer camps with indoor and outdoor climbing, wilderness survival skills, hikes and other outdoor adventure-based activities. Weeklong camps from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., $349 per week. Multi-day summer camps for ages 5 to 8, May 22, 30, June 5, 19, 26, July 3, 10, August 7, 14 and 21. Ages 9 to 13: June 5, 12, July 10, 17, 24, August 7, 14 and 21. 3008 Cielo Court. Call 986-8944 or visit www.climbsantafe.com/camps/.
SANTA FE COMMUNITY COLLEGE KIDS STUFF
Offering programs for toddlers to teens. Intellectual and experiential learning through camps in swimming (ages 3 through 13), outdoor adventures (ages 10 through 15), computer programming (ages 9 through 17), plus cooking, music, art and design (ages 8 through 17). For information call 428-1676 or visit www.sfcc.edu/kids.
SANTA FE OPERA STORYTELLERS
Become an Opera Storyteller with the Santa Fe Opera. Children entering grades 3 through 6 will create and perform an original opera by activating their voices, bodies and imaginations, and expanding their individual potential through creative exploration and discovery. Participants will focus on writing, composing, singing, acting, designing and performing. June 5 through 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design, 1600 St. Michael’s Drive. Email email@example.com or Call 946-2417 for more information.
SANTA FE PERFORMING ARTS SUMMER YOUTH THEATER PROGRAMS
Enrollment now open! “The Witches” for ages 6 to 12 meets 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from June 19 to July 30. “Sweeney Todd” for ages 13 to 19 meets 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. from June 12 to July 30. Both culminate in main-stage productions, weekends of July 21 and 28. Scholarships available. Call 982-7992 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.sfperformingarts.org.
SANTA FE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUMMER ARTS CAMP
Elementary music for pre-K through grade 6. Grades 5 to 12 may choose band, choir, guitar or string orchestra instruction. A visual arts component for all students is optional. May 30 to June 23, Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to noon at Gonzales Community School. Tuition is $250 per child, or $300 with visual arts. Limited partial-scholarship options available with early pre-qualification. For more information, contact SFPS Music Department: email@example.com or 467-2550.
SANTA FE SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS & SCIENCES SUMMER CAMP
Weekly camps for ages 4 to 16, June 12 to August 11. Themes include Bugs & Butterflies, May the Force Be With You, Pet Shop, In the Kitchen, Minecraft, Forest to Faucets: All About Water, Viva México, City Games, New Mexico Parks and Treasures, Project Runway, Japan Camp, Moving Images, Animation, Surrealism and Magic Realism, and more. Extended care available. Most camps $230 per week. Financial aid available. For more information call 438-8585, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit santafeschool.org. 5912 Jaguar Drive.
SANTA FE TENNIS AND SWIM CLUB SUMMER CAMPS
Summer camps are offered Monday through Friday in all-day or half-day sessions. Superstars Camp for ages 6 to 11 offers a variety of activities designed to enhance the development of young minds and bodies. Tennis Camp is for ages 10 and up. These two camps alternate every other week through the summer, at our facility at 1755 Camino Corrales in the Museum Hill neighborhood. We also offer afterschool classes. Call 988-4100 or visit santafetenniscamps.com or santafetennis.net.
SANTA FE YOUTH SYMPHONY
Music instruction and performance opportunities for youth in orchestra, mariachi and jazz. The Elementary Strings program offers afterschool viola, violin and cello instruction at various schools throughout the city. Auditions for Orchestra, Mariachi and Jazz in January, May and August. For details call 672-5565 x101, email email@example.com or visit www.sfysa.org.
SCHOOL OF ASPEN SANTA FE BALLET SUMMER SESSIONS
Learn in a supportive environment that fosters confidence, technique and artistry. Classes for children ages 3 and up in creative dance, ballet, jazz, folklórico, hip-hop and more. Studio locations in Santa Fe and Eldorado. Summer session classes start June 5. For more information, call 983-5591 or visit www.aspensantafeballet.com.
SKATE SCHOOL SANTA FE
Ramps and Bowls Camps: Young riders get expert instruction, mornings at public skate parks and afternoons at our indoor park. Ages 8 and up, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 29 to June 2, June 12 to 16, July 3 to 7, July 17 to 21, $275. Long-Board Camps: Ride the school’s boards and learn to turn, stop and slide, on local bike paths and at indoor park, ages 9 and up: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 5 to 7, June 19 to 21, July 10 to 12, August 7 to 9, $200. 825 Early Street #H, 474-0074, SkateboardSafety.com.
TENNIS AND SPORTS CAMP AT SHELLABERGER TENNIS CENTER
Have a great time playing tennis and other sports this summer at our beautiful indoor tennis center and the Santa Fe University of Art and Design’s (SFUAD) field house and quad. Shellaberger, located on the SFUAD campus, offers camps weekly with both a full-day and half-day option. A.M. and P.M. Reasonably-priced camps designed for kids age 8 to 16. Camps start week of May 29 and are offered weekly all summer. For more information call 473-6144 or visit www.santafetennis.com.