SPRING BREAK CAMPS & PROGRAMS
CORBEAU STUDIO - STAY CURIOUS SPRING BREAK CAMP
This weeklong camp from March 16 to 20 is designed for curious young creatives, ages 7 to 10. Children join multimedia artist, performer and creativity guide Laetitia Meffre for an integrative curriculum of expressive arts. Individual attention and intimate group experiences encourage self-discovery, creativity and wonderment. $330 per child. Visit corbeau.studio or email email@example.com to learn more and register. See our summer listing for more curious opportunities.
JEFF SPEAKMAN’S KENPO 5.0
Voted Best of Santa Fe! Our program will help your child learn life skills, such as self-confidence, respect, nonviolent conflict resolution and self-discipline, in an active and fun environment. March 16 to 20, for children ages 6 through 12, from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. $199. After-school program also available. Space is limited. For details, call (505) 412-2428, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visitjeffspeakmankenponm.com.
JOY MONTESSORI SPRING BREAK CAMP
Snow Begone & Justice Camp Collaboration: Spend the week “willing-in” the warm weather, with garden planning and projects, making spring crafts and cooking fresh spring cuisine. Discuss bullying, hunger and poverty. March 16 to 20, $275. See our Summer Camp listing below. Also, ask about our No School Day camps and Parents Night Out throughout the school year. Visit joymontessori-nm.com or call (505) 795-0451 for details.
RANDALL DAVEY AUDUBON SPRING BREAK CAMP
School may be out, but the learning never stops! Join us for a fun week of nature-based games and activities that encourage an understanding, appreciation and love of nature. Audubon educators guide campers through hands-on science explorations and outdoor fun while surrounded by the natural beauty of Santa Fe. March 16 to 20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., $250. Extended care is available. For more information, visit nm.audubon.org/camp-programs, call (505) 983-4609 or email email@example.com.
SANTA FE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM SPRING BREAK CAMP
“Star Wars”-inspired exploration: Return of the ArtBots. Students will craft a light saber, design a Jedi cloak and engineer a droid that draws. Weeklong STEAM Camp for ages 6 to 12, March 16 to 20, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., $285/week. Extended care and some scholarships are available. For details, visit santafechildrensmuseum.org. Santa Fe Children’s Museum, 1050 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe, (505) 989-8359.
WISE FOOL SPRING BREAK CIRCUS CAMP
Kids ages 7 to 12 run away with the circus! Students in this popular circus camp are physically active, practice 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. March 16 to 20, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Camp fills up quickly. Tuition assistance is available. $285. wisefoolnewmexico.org. (505) 992-2588. Wise Fool Studios, 1131-B Siler Road, Santa Fe.
SUMMER CAMPS & PROGRAMS
ACEQUIA MADRE GARDEN CAMP
Bring your young ones to our incredible Garden Camp at the Acequia Madre Elementary School Garden. Weeklong camps runs May 25 to 29, June 1 to 5, June 8 to 12, June 15 to 19 and June 22 to 26 for grades K through 6 from all schools. Campers explore the wonders of gardening, team-building games, earth skills, creative art and free play in a gorgeous garden setting with cooled indoor classroom. $190/week. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
ACEQUIA MADRE LITTLE THEATER CAMP
Join us for the third exciting year of our summer acting camp for ages 7 to 13 at Acequia Madre Elementary School, open to the community. Six-week camp runs June 8 to July 10, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children will learn history, write the script and perform in a musical theater production, "A Sleepover at the White House," about American presidents. For more information call Rachel Montez, (505) 501-3215.
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. Call Adrienne Bellis, director, (505) 670-2152, or go to belisamadance.com.
St. Michael’s High School is pleased to offer Camp Horsemen Summer 2020 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.
CHILDREN’S ADVENTURE COMPANY
Santa Fe’s most active and enriched summer camp for kindergarten through seventh grade for 33 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 25 through Aug. 7. 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 St., Santa Fe. Register online, childrensadventurecompany.org, or call (505) 988-7201.
CHRIST CHURCH SANTA FE FREE SUMMER/MISSION CAMP
This year’s focus is on Pastor Josh Charette of Billings, Montana, and his outreach to Native Americans in the Billings area. Come for the fun, new friends, and to learn something new about Native American culture. June 8 to 12, for ages 4 to 12. Hours are 9 a.m. to noon. Lunch is at home, but snacks are provided. We are located at the corner of Don Gaspar Avenue and Cordova Road, at 1213 Don Gaspar Ave. Call (505) 982-8817 or visit christchurchsantafe.org to register.
CITY OF SANTA FE 2020 SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM
Eight-week program, June 1 through July 24, at various Santa Fe locations to be announced for ages 6 to 12, and teen program for ages 13 and up. Sliding-scale fee. Registration opens in May online, or at 500 Market St., Suite 200, for those who do not have access to a computer. A birth certificate for 6-year-olds and proof of annual household income are required. Registration form and locations will be posted at www.santafenm.gov/summer_youth_program.
CORBEAU STUDIO - STAY CURIOUS SUMMER CAMPS
These weeklong camps from May 25 to 29 (for ages 6 to 8) and June 1 to 5 (for ages 8 to 10) are designed for curious young creatives. Children join multimedia artist, performer and creativity guide Laetitia Meffre for an integrative curriculum of expressive arts. Individual attention and intimate group experiences encourage self-discovery, creativity and wonderment. $330 per five-day session. Visit www.corbeau.studio or email email@example.com to learn more and register. See our Spring break listing for more curious opportunities.
DRAGONFLY ART STUDIO SUMMER CAMP
Best of Santa Fe Winner! Fine art classes for ages 5 to 16 are designed to stimulate imagination, creativity and experimentation with a range of art media and materials. Summer camp meets Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in May, June, July and August. Various weekly themes. Our after-school art classes meet one day per week, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and include a student art show. We also offer birthday parties and “No School” Art Days. Visit dragonflyartsf.com or call Oceanna at (505) 670-5019.
ETIQUETTE SCHOOL OF SANTA FE MANNERS CAMP
Fifteenth 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, etiquettesantafe.com. Director: Bizia Greene.
GENTLE SHEPHERD PRESCHOOL SUMMER CAMP
Four-week camp in June for children ages 3 to 5, Monday to Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with three and four day per week options. After-care available until 3 p.m. Weekly themes focus on gardening, nature, camping, music, animals, drama and more. 209 E. Barcelona Road, Santa Fe, (505) 577-5344 or (505) 983-9383.
Four-week experiential learning program for kids entering grades four to eight. Participants go on two field trips per week to explore the environment, history and culture of northern New Mexico. They also garden, cook and do art projects, among other hands-on activities. Breakfast and lunch provided. July 6 to 31. SFPS bus transportation may be provided in some districts. Location TBD. $50 per week, scholarships available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org and follow us on Facebook for updates: facebook.com/HandsOnHeritageSantaFe. Hablamos español.
JEFF SPEAKMAN’S KENPO 5.0
Voted Best of Santa Fe! Kids 6 to 12 learn martial arts and enjoy arts and crafts, games and movies, gaining self-confidence, respect, nonviolent conflict resolution skills and self-discipline. Session 1: May 26 to 29 and June 1 to 5; Session 2: June 8 to 12 and June 15 to 19; Session 3: June 22 to 26 and June 29 to July 3; Session 4: July 27 to 31 and Aug. 3 to 7. $199/week or $350/two weeks, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ask about Martial Arts After-School. (505) 412-2428, email@example.com, or jeffspeakmankenponm.com.
JOY MONTESSORI SUMMER CAMPS
Weekly camp sessions from May 11 to Aug. 21. Themes include arts and crafts, gardening, talent shows, board gaming, learning Spanish, fun in the kitchen and many more. Ask about our No School Day camps and Parents Night Out throughout the school year. Visit
joymontessori-nm.com or call (505) 795-0451.
LITTLE EARTH SCHOOL SUMMER DAY CAMP
Memorable summer experiences for children ages 4 to 9, June 1 through Aug. 7. Five two-week sessions for all ages. Minimum enrollment: one session. Four or five days per 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 988-1968. 321 West Zia Road, littleearthschool.org.
MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING CENTER SUMMER CAMP
Summer camps from June through August: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 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. Visit karatesantafe.biz or call (505) 982-7083.
MAY CENTER SUMMER LEAP
Help your child take a LEAP this summer in reading, writing, math and executive functioning skills. Early Childhood Summer Program: June 22 through July 31and Summer LEAP Programs: July 6 through July 31 for students entering first through eighth grade. For details, call (505) 983-7407 or visit maycenter.org.
Mountain Kids! is Santa Fe’s camp for outdoor adventure and nature connection. Check out our new Mountaineers Program for Teens in 2020! Campers ages 5 to 16 go on daily adventures in the mountains to explore and learn through imaginative play, skill-building and guided activities. Campers develop self-confidence, teamwork, wilderness skills, and a love of nature and all it provides. Bugs and Birds, Forts and Forests, Backpacking, Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Cooking in Nature, Campouts and more! Check out all of our offerings at www.sfmountainkids.com.
MOVEWEST CENTER FOR MOVEMENT EXPLORATION
Spring classes for children in creative dance, and summer classes and workshops for all ages. Creative dance encourages children to think critically and creatively, understand improvisational structures and choreographic techniques, and gain a sense of movement through time and space. The act of moving with attention and intention becomes art. Find us at the Dance Space Santa Fe. For class information and registration: firstname.lastname@example.org (505) 920-6235. MoveWest is a not-for-profit 501(C)(3).
NDI-NEW MEXICO SUMMER DANCE
NDI provides world-class instruction to over 2,000 children in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Summer sessions at The Dance Barns in Santa Fe are offered in June and July for ages 3 to 18 in creative movement, jazz, tap, ballet, modern and more. Registration opens in March. Call (505) 795-7088 or visit ndi-nm.org.
PANDEMONIUM PRODUCTIONS’ MUSICAL THEATER SUMMER CAMP
Join the 20thanniversary season! For ages 7 to 17, June 15 through July 26. Study acting, singing and dancing and perform in a Broadway-style musical at the James A. Little Theatre. Past shows have included “Frozen,” “The Little Mermaid,” “The Lion King,” “Newsies,” “Grease” and more. Rehearsals at the New Mexico School for the Arts, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Space limited; scholarships available. $795 if paid in full. $100 deposit required with registration. For more information, call (505) 920-070 or visit pandemoniumprod.org.
QUEEN BEE KIDS MUSIC CAMPS
Come jam with us! Queen Bee offers weeklong day camps in June and July for kids ages 5 to 14 with a variety of themes. From bluegrass to beat-making, kiddos learn skills on individual instruments and unleash their musical curiosity. Camps are held in Santa Fe and Crested Butte and are for beginner and intermediate players. Visit queenbeemusicassociation.org for more information.
RANDALL DAVEY AUDUBON SUMMER ADVENTURE CAMPS
Not your ordinary summer camp! Ten weeks of nature day camps for ages 5 through 12. Each week emphasizes a new theme where campers can discover, investigate and play though activities that encourage an understanding, appreciation and love of nature. Audubon educators guide campers through hands-on science explorations and outdoor fun while surrounded by the natural beauty of Santa Fe. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $250. Extended care available. Visit nm.audubon.org/summercamp, call (505) 983-4609 or email email@example.com.
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 SUMMER CAMP
Explore six unique themes during weeklong STEAM camps for ages 6 to 12. Fun-filled adventures will include geology, aviation, astronomy, art, music and more! June 15 to July 24, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. $285/week. Extended care available. Limited scholarships available. For details, visit santafechildrensmuseum.org. Santa Fe Children’s Museum, 1050 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe, (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 26, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug. 3, 10 and 17. Ages 9 to 13: June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, July 27, Aug. 3, 10 and 17. Ages 12 to 15: July 27. 3008 Cielo Court. Call (505) 986-8944 or visit climbsantafe.com/camps/.
SANTA FE PUBLIC SCHOOL ARTS CAMP
SFPS Music and Art Camp classes include general music and art for grades K through 12, June 1 to 26, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon, and culminates in a performance after each two-week session. Location to be determined. Tuition is $300/child. Limited partial-scholarships available. Register by May 1. For more information and an application, contact Janine Sammeth, SFPS Summer Arts Camp Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (505) 467-4938.
SANTA FE SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS & SCIENCES CAMPS
Weekly, theme-based camps for ages 3 to 14 include Mine Craft (ages 10 to 14), Pokémon (ages 7 to 9), Insectomania (ages 5 to 6), Get Gardening (ages 3 to 4). June 8 to July 31, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Extended care available 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Most camps $230/week. Scholarships available. Experienced teachers with low camper-to-teacher ratio. Registration begins in February. For the full listing of more than 30 camp themes visit santafeschool.org, (505) 438-8585.
SANTA FE TENNIS AND SWIM CLUB SUMMER CAMPS
Located at 1755 Camino Corrales in the scenic Museum Hill neighborhood, Santa Fe Tennis & Swim Club offers a wonderful family experience with tennis, swimming, pickleball and junior programs. Family Pool Passes are on sale now. Our High Altitude Tennis Academy Camp (ages 8 and up) runs through the summer. We also offer after-school programs. Visit santafetennis.net or santafetennisacademy.com for more information, or call (505) 988-4100.
SANTA FE WALDORF SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP
We offer two summer camp programs open to the community: Discovery Camps, for children in grades two through seven, offers eight weeklong themed sessions June 8 to Aug. 14, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., pre- and after-care available. Sunflower Camps, for children ages 5 to 7, offers eight fun-filled weeks (four days only) June 8 to July 30, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Early bird pricing until May 15. For more information or to register, visit santafewaldorf.org/camps.
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, modern and more. Summer session classes start June 8. Registration opens March 2. For more information call (505) 983-5591 or visit aspensantafeballet.com.
SFPS + VITAL SPACES
SFPS + Vital Spaces Summer Arts and Creativity Camps are open to students entering grades six to eight. Located on the Midtown campus, camps are team-taught by notable, local artists and certified SFPS art teachers. Themes include: Art + Social Justice: impactful art in challenging times; Word + Image: zines, graphic novels and storytelling; and Mixed + Digital Media: cutting edge visual communication. One-week sessions run throughout the month of June. $75/week. For more information, contact email@example.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 skate park, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 1 to 5, June 8 to 12, June 29 to July 3, July 13 to 17, July 20 to 24. $295. Longboard Camps: Ride the school’s boards and learn to turn, stop and slide, on local bike paths and our indoor park, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 26 to 28, June 15 to 17, July 6 to 8, July 27 to 29. Ages 9 and up. $200. 825 Early St. #H, (505) 474-0074. skateboardsafety.com.
THE CANDYMAN STRINGS & THINGS SUMMER ROCK CAMP
At the Candyman Strings & Things Summer Rock Camp, participants will form a band with peers, learn songs from their favorite bands and improve their playing skills. Bands will develop their identity and logo, record an album at a professional recording studio, interview live on the radio, perform at a rock concert and more. Participants also enjoy pizza parties, camp photos and videos, digital albums and a camp T-shirt or cap. Call (505) 983-5906 or visitcandymansf.com for dates, registration and more information.
VISTA GRANDE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Imagine Your Story! Summer Reading Program for pre-K through third grade, every Wednesday from June 10 to July 22, 2-3 p.m. Kids of all ages can participate in the contest by completing reading logs, regardless of program attendance. All readers will be entered in a raffle for prizes. 14 Avenida Torreon, Eldorado at Santa Fe, call (505) 466-7323 or visit vglibrary.org.
WALDORF PARENT AND CHILD SUMMER PROGRAM
At Waldorf, we offer a warm and gentle welcome to the littlest learners — and their caregivers, too! Classes include creative free play, early socialization, fresh ideas for parenting, plus songs and games that delight children and caregivers alike. Morning Glory classes for children ages 1 to 3, and Sweet Pea classes for ages 3 to 5 years. Open to all families whether or not they are enrolled at Santa Fe Waldorf School. Classes offered throughout the year. For more information, dates and cost, please visit santafewaldorf.org/parent-and-child.
WISE FOOL SUMMER CIRCUS CAMP
Kids in first through 12thgrade 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 15 through July 31, 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. (505) 992-2588. Wise Fool Studios, 1131-B Siler Road, Santa Fe.
One more chance! Our Directory of Summer Camps & Programs will run again in our Summer 2020 issue. Submit a new listing, or any changes to your program description in this issue, by May 1 at sftumbleweeds.com/directory-submissions or firstname.lastname@example.org.