SUMMER CAMP & Program Directory
ARTSMART SUMMER CAMPS
Join us for innovative, weeklong theme camps in the ARTsmart Community Studio, where students create unique, expressive works of art. The $150 fee includes all materials and healthy snacks. Camps offered for grades K through three and grades three through six. Each camp runs Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to noon. A limited number of income-based scholarships are available. Visit our website atartsmartnm.org for registration and schedules, or call (505) 992-2787 for more information.
BELISAMA IRISH DANCE
Belisama Irish Dance offers classes for the whole family to enjoy. Performance opportunities in the community, local competitions and fun choreography classes. Ages 5 and up. Santa Fe and Los Alamos locations. Call Adrienne Bellis, director, (505) 670-2152, or go to www.belisamadance.com.
BREAKOUT BASKETBALL CAMPS
Take your game to the next level with camps focusing on shooting, ball handling, footwork, defense and above all having fun! Coaches include Taylor Rubottom, former player at Trinity University and SFWS varsity assistant coach; and Everett Cole, SFWS middle school boys’ basketball coach. Camp 1: June 17 to 21. Camp 2: Aug. 12 to 16. Camps run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Christian Life Academy Gym. $250 per camp. Sibling discounts available. Contact Coach Everett Cole, email@example.com or (505) 231-8330.
Camp Stoney has been located at 7855 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe for over 50 years, providing a fun, caring and safe camp experience for grades three through 12. Some of the camps we offer are Harry Potter, Narnia, Superhero and a camp for families with young children. Visit www.bishopsridge.org to learn more about our weeklong residential camps and to register. Contact Paula Mote at firstname.lastname@example.org or (505) 881-0636 (Albuquerque) for information.
CHILDREN’S ADVENTURE COMPANY
Santa Fe’s most active and enriched summer camp for kindergarten through seventh grade for 32 years! CAC’s focus is age-appropriate outdoor field trips that include rock climbing, kayaking, hiking and survival skills, along with gardening, cooking, science, art and yoga, taught by caring, well-educated staff. Weekly camps May 27 through Aug. 9. Field trips to Albuquerque every Friday for older groups. Full day (7:45 a.m. to 6 p.m.), or short-day program (7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) for day campers only. 935 Alto Street, Santa Fe. Register online at www.childrensadventurecompany.org or call (505) 988-7201 for more information.
CHRIST CHURCH SANTA FE MISSION CAMP
The theme for this year’s Mission Camp is Focus on Cuba, an exciting week filled with engaging music, crafts and activities. June 10 to 14, 9 a.m. to noon, for ages 4 to 12. Cost: $10. Snacks provided. For more information or to register, call (505) 982-8817 or visit or www.christchurchsantafe.org.
CITY OF SANTA FE 2019 SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM
Eight-week program, June 3 through July 25, at E. J. Martinez, Kearny, Salazar, Sweeney and Ramirez Thomas Elementary Schools and the Monica Roybal Youth Center, for ages 6 to 12. Location to be announced for ages 13 and up. Sliding fee scale. A birth certificate for 6-year-olds and proof of annual household income are required. Register online, www.santafenm.gov/summer_youth_program, or at 500 Market Street, Suite 200, Santa Fe.
DRAGONFLY ART STUDIO SUMMER CAMP
Fine art camps for ages 5 to 13 are designed to stimulate imagination, creativity and experimentation with a range of art media and materials, and techniques from around the world. Summer Camp meets Monday to Friday, in May, June, July and August, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with before- and after-care available. Each week has a different art theme. We also offer birthday parties and weekend workshops. For more details, visitwww.dragonflyartsf.com or call Oceanna at (505) 670-5019.
EMIARTEFLAMENCO ACADEMY SUMMER SESSION DANCE CLASSES
Six weeks of flamenco fun! Classes run twice a week from June 6 to July 15 for all ages, including toddlers and adults, and levels from brand-new beginner to advanced. 3022 Cielo Court, Suite C. For a full schedule and more information, visit EmiArteFlamenco.com/classes, call (505) 660-9122 or email email@example.com.
ETIQUETTE SCHOOL OF SANTA FE MANNERS CAMP
Fourteenth year! In a chaotic world, build a foundation of kindness and consideration. Empower your child to navigate social and academic encounters with confidence and ease. Topics include: Manners in a Modern World, First Impressions, Introductions, Handshakes, Thank You Notes, Techie Tweens, Public Speaking, Conversation Skills, Interview Prep, Fork and Function, Mainstream vs. Culture Specific. Private, group and family sessions, summer camps, ages 4 to forever. Please inquire: (505) 988-2070, www.etiquettesantafe.com. Director: Bizia Greene.
FENCING SUMMER CAMPS 2019
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. Beginning fencing camps 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; $200 (10 percent sibling discount). Camps meet at 1306 Clark Road, Santa Fe. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or register at www.nmfencing.org.
GENTLE SHEPHERD PRESCHOOL SUMMER CAMP
For children ages 3 to 5, June 3 to 27 (four weeks), Monday to Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. After-care available until 3 p.m. $80 for three days/week; $100 for four days. Weekly themes: Gardening/Summer in New Mexico, Gone Camping/Folk Music, Zoo/Animals in the Wild, and Puppets/Drama. 209 E. Barcelona Road, Santa Fe, (505) 577-5344 or (505) 983-9383.
Five-week Santa Fe Public Schools program, June 20 to July 26, for grades four to eight combining hands-on learning with two weekly field trips to museums and other natural and cultural sites to explore the heritage of northern New Mexico. Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., starting third week in June. Two locations: El Camino Real Academy and Kearny Elementary School. $250/student, $50/additional child. Scholarships available. Applications available at both sites and on SFPS website. Contact Stephanie Walther, email@example.com, (505) 467-4589.
JEFF SPEAKMAN’S KENPO 5.0 SANTA FE SUMMER CAMP
Session 1: May 28 to June 7; Session 2: June 10 to 21; Session 3: June 24 to 28; Session 4: July 29 to Aug. 9, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. $199/week or $350/two-weeks. Kids ages 6 to 12 learn martial arts and enjoy arts, crafts, games, movies and more. Kids gain self-confidence, respect, nonviolent conflict resolution skills and self-discipline in an active and fun environment. Also, enrolling for 2019-2020 Martial Arts After-school program. Call (505) 412-2428, email firstname.lastname@example.org, jeffspeakmankenponm.com.
LITTLE EARTH SUMMER DAY CAMP
Memorable summer experiences for children ages 4 to 9, June 3 through Aug. 9. Five two-week sessions for all ages. Minimum enrollment is one session. Four or five days/week. Ten percent tuition discount 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 (505) 988-1968. Little Earth School, 321 West Zia Road, Santa Fe, www.littleearthschool.org.
LOS ALAMOS NATURE CENTER SUMMER CAMP
Let nature be your child’s classroom this summer, with classrooms ranging from the riverbeds and canyons of the Rio Grande Valley to the headwaters of the Jemez River. The camps provide wonderful ways to explore the diverse ecosystems and cultures of northern New Mexico. Offering programs for children entering fourth through 12th grade. For dates, pricing and registration, visit www.peecnature.org/events/summer-camps or call (505) 662-0460.
MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING CENTER SUMMER CAMP
Summer camps from June through August: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Kids ages 7 to 13 will gain self-confidence while having a great time. Black Belt forms, bo staff, nunchaku to music, ninja games, throwing stars, art projects, water balloons. Lots of movement and safe fun. Great facility on the corner of Agua Fria and Siler Road upstairs, in Santa Fe. Special girls’ camp offered the week of June 10 for ages 7 to 15. Visit www.martialartstrainingcenter.biz or call (505) 982-7083.
MOTHER’S FARM SCHOOL SUMMER CAMPS
Eight weeklong, full-day camps on our 10-acre farm off NM 14, outside Santa Fe, from May 23 through mid-August, for ages 5 to 15. Full Moon Overnight Camp, July 15 to 19 for ages 7 to 15, girls in the tipi, boys in tents. Horses, gardening, water play, yoga, nature walks, art, music and more. $259/week day camp, $649/week overnight camp. Transportation from Salvador Perez soccer field parking on Alta Vista, 8:20 a.m., with 4:30 p.m. drop-off. Visit www.mothersfarmschool.com or email email@example.com.
The Santa Fe camp for outdoor adventure and nature-based learning. Campers ages 5 to 15 go on daily adventures in the mountains to explore and learn through play, skill-building and guided experiences in nature. Children develop self-confidence, teamwork and a love of nature and all it provides. Campers learn wilderness and outdoor skills essential for survival and enjoyment in the natural world. Forts & Forests, Backpacking, Mountain Biking, Cooking in Nature, Survival Hunting Tools and more. Check out all of our offerings at www.sfmountainkids.com.
NDI-NEW MEXICO SUMMER DANCE CAMPS
Early Steps (ages 3 to 6): Session I, June 24 to July 3; Session II, July 22 to 31. Arts in Motion Too! (ages 7 to 12): Session I, June 24 to 28, Session II, July 22 to 26. Arts in Motion (ages 12-18): July 8 to 19. Adult ballet Monday to Thursday 10 to 11:30 a.m. Adult beginning ballet Monday and Wednesday noon to 1 p.m. Contact Danny Silver, Dance Barns Producer, (505) 795-7088 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW MEXICO WILDLIFE CENTER DISCOVERY CAMPS
Wildlife Explorers (grades one to three): Meet our animal ambassadors up close. Week of fun animal-themed games, arts and crafts. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 24 to 28. Nature Explorers (grades four to six): Looking for an adventure filled week all about wildlife? Campers will learn about wildlife and their habitats as we hike and explore the beautiful terrain of northern New Mexico. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 8 to 12 or July 15 to 19. All camps $125/child. Financial aid available. (505) 753-9505.
OAKS COUNSEL YOUTH SUMMER DAY CAMP
Ages 11 to 14 spend a week outdoors learning skills: tracking, bird language and storytelling. Connect with nature, develop new friendships and discover yourself and the natural world. Explore, play and create. July 8 to 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $500. Led by Michelle Katz, MA and Marc Reynolds, MA, both wilderness guides who incorporate practices in outdoor education, mentoring and wilderness therapy. Email email@example.com.
PANDEMONIUM PRODUCTIONS’ MUSICAL THEATRE SUMMER CAMP
Pandemonium Productions offers its musical theater summer camp for ages 7 to 17, June 17 through July 28. Students study acting, singing and dancing and perform in a Broadway-style musical at the James A. Little Theater. Rehearsals take place at the New Mexico School for the Arts, Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuition is $795 paid in full. $810 payment plan. $100 deposit required with registration. Space is limited; scholarships available. For more information, call (505) 920-0704 or visit www.pandemoniumprod.org.
QUEEN BEE MUSIC ASSOCIATION
Kids’ Bluegrass Camp for ages 7 to 14 in Crested Butte, Colorado, July 8 to 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $299. Kids’ Bluegrass Camp for ages 7 to 14 at Desert Academy, July 15 to 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $290. Impact Music Camp for ages 6 to 9 at Desert Academy, July 29 to Aug. 2, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., $265. Visit queenbeemusicassociation.org.
RIO GRANDE SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP
Weekly camps for grades K through six and a pre-K camp for 3- and 4- year olds, June through August, integrate enriched learning experiences with play, creative expression and adventure-based learning. Morning, afternoon and full-day options available. Campers attending the morning session choose an enrichment class in which they learn alongside our educators. Afternoon sessions take advantage of a lovely, safe five-acre campus and focus on adventure education, design-thinking and trips to museums and other exciting locales. Rio Grande School. 715 Camino Cabra, Santa Fe, (505) 983-1621.
SANTA FE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
Register now for one week or all four. Aquanauts: July 8 to 12, Biosphere Builders: July 15 to 19, Make It Fly: July 22 to 26. Space Spies: July 29 to Aug. 2. Groups for ages 6 through 8 and 9 to 12 meet from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with before- and after-care available. $265/week. Limited scholarships available. Visit santafechildrensmuseum.org or call (505) 989-8359.
SANTA FE CLIMBING CENTER CAMPS & CLASSES
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 28, June 3, 10, 17, 24, Aug. 5, 12 and 19. Ages 9 to 13: June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 29, Aug. 5, 12 and 19. Ages 12 to 15: July 29. 3008 Cielo Court. Call (505) 986-8944 or visit www.climbsantafe.com/camps.
SANTA FE SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS & SCIENCES SUMMER CAMP
Weekly camps for ages 3 to 14, June 10 through Aug. 12, 9 a.m to 3 p.m. with before- and after-care available, are led by experienced teachers and have low camper/teacher ratios. Themes include Pollination Power (ages 3 to 4), Bang that Beat (ages 5 to 6), Pokémon (ages 7 to 9) and Computer Hacking (ages 10 to 14). Most camps $230/week. Scholarships available. Call (505) 438-8585 and visit www.santafeschool.org for online registration and descriptions of more than 30 camp themes. 5912 Jaguar Drive, Santa Fe.
SANTA FE YMCA SUMMER CAMPS
From May 28 to Aug. 2 for children ages 5 through 12. Imagine giving your child the benefits of a traditional camp: stimulating learning experiences, skill building with the opportunity of building lasting friendships. Weekly themes propel each day, designed to explore activities that include arts & crafts, sports, recreational swimming, field trips and more. $130/week. CYFD and financial aid available. Two locations: Piñon Elementary School, 2921 Camino del los Caballos; and Lowrance Family YMCA, 6537 Airport Road. Call (505) 595-1515 or visit ymcacnm.org.
SANTA FE YOUTH SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION SUMMER MUSIC PROGRAMS
Programs for beginning, intermediate and advanced musicians in Elementary Strings, Percussion and Chamber Music, 7 through 20 years old! Begin learning an instrument or develop skills over the summer. Excellent teaching artists. Outside, art, fun and body awareness activities part of each day. Offered in collaboration with the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. July 8 to 19, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., one- and two-week sessions. Student performance on July 20. Tuition assistance and after-care available. For more information go to 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 3. For more information, call (505) 983-5591 or visit www.aspensantafeballet.com.
SKATE SCHOOL SANTA FE
Ramps and Bowls Camps: Expert instruction for ages 8 and up, mornings at public skate parks, afternoons at our indoor park, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekly camps beginning June 3, June 10, July 1, July 15 and July 22. $275 plus tax. Longboard Camps: Ride the school’s boards and learn to turn, stop and slide, on local bike paths and indoor park, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 17 to 19, July 8 to 10 and July 29 to 31. Ages 9 and up. $200 plus tax. 825 Early Street #H, Santa Fe (505) 474-0074. www.skateboardsafety.com.
WISE FOOL SUMMER CIRCUS CAMP
Kids in first through 12th grade run away with the circus! Students in our popular circus camps are physically active, learn teamwork and have a ton of fun. Learn stilt-walking, unicycling, aerial fabric, trapeze, juggling, puppet-making, clowning and more. All in a safe, noncompetitive environment. June 17 through Aug. 2, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Camps fill up quickly. Tuition assistance and after-care available. Cost varies based on age and session. www.wisefoolnewmexico.org. Wise Fool Studios, 1131-B Siler Road, Santa Fe.
VISTA GRANDE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Summer Reading Program, for toddlers through pre-K, every Wednesday from June 5 to July 31 from 2 to 3 p.m. Kids of all ages can participate in the contest by completing reading logs, regardless of program attendance. Top reader will win a Jr. Telescope with free lesson and all participants will be entered for a bike raffle. Storytime with Miss Selene and her funny hats and fun craft every Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. Registration required. 14 Avenida Torreon, Eldorado at Santa Fe, call (505)466-7323 or visitwww.vglibrary.org.
Coming in the Fall Tumbleweeds: Directory of After-School Programs. Submit information about your program here. Deadline: August 2.