SPRING BREAK CAMPS
ARTSMART SPRING BREAK CAMP
Join us for innovative weeklong theme camps in the ARTsmart Community Studio, where students create unique, expressive works of 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. Spring Break Camp: March 19 to 23. Visit artsmartnm.org for registration and schedules. For more information, email Rebecca at email@example.com, or call 992-2787.
GENOVEVA CHAVEZ COMMUNITY CENTER SPRING CAMP FESTIVE
Fun, educational and safe programming for ages 6 to 12, March 19 to 23. Full-day camp, $145, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Swimming, ice skating, sports, arts and crafts, games and fun with food. Half-day Basketball Camp, $65, 8:30 a.m. to noon; skills, drills and scrimmage games. Combo Camp, $175: participate in morning Basketball Camp, then join Day Camp for afternoon activities. Parents must provide lunch and snack. Call Melissa at 955-4005, or Diego Gabaldon at 955-4014. www.chavezcenter.com.
MOTHER’S FARM SPRING BREAK CAMP
Full-day camp for ages 5 to 12, March 19 to 23, on a 10-acre farm off NM 14, outside Santa Fe. Horses to ride and touch. Clay to hand-harvest and sculpt and make pots. Golden Retriever puppies to love. Outdoor games, organic gardens, water play, nature walks along the Springs, yoga to feel good in our bodies, art and music to make experiential connections. Transportation from Salvador Perez soccer field parking on Alta Vista 8:20 a.m., with 4:30 p.m. drop off. $249/week. Visit www.mothersfarmschool.com; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 ages 7 to 17. Five separate full-day sessions of creative exploration, May 28 to June 28. Each bilingual session runs Monday through Thursday (except the first week, which runs Tuesday through Friday). Drawing, watercolor, acrylic, collage, clay, printmaking, book arts, metal foil, felt art and more. $195 per session includes instruction, materials and healthy snack. Call Liza (802) 236-8062 or go to www.lizamyers.com/aartz-classes/.
ACEQUIA MADRE GARDEN CAMPS
Weekly camps meet June 4 to 8, June 11 to 15, June 18 to 22, June 25 to 29, and August 6 to 10, 9 a.m to 3 p.m. at the Acequia Madre School Garden for 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 and creative art projects. Camps are $175 per week, maximum 20 campers/week. Email email@example.com to register.
ACEQUIA MADRE LITTLE THEATER CAMP
A new summer acting camp for ages 8 through 15, at Acequia Madre Elementary School, open to the community, June 4 to July 13, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with before- and after-care available. Children will learn history, write the script, and perform in a musical theater production, “One Hundred Years of Music.” For more information, call Rachel Montez, 501-3215.
ARTSMART SUMMER CAMPS
Join us for innovative weeklong theme camps in the ARTsmart Community Studio, where students create unique, expressive works of art. The $125 fee includes all materials and healthy snacks. Camps offered for grades K through 3, and grade 3 through 6. Summer Camps meet June 4 to August 10, Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to noon. Visit our website at artsmartnm.org for registration and schedules. For more information, email Rebecca at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 992-2787.
AUDUBON NEW MEXICO ADVENTURE SUMMER CAMP
Not your ordinary summer camp! This summer the Randall Davey Audubon Center will host nine weeks of nature day camps for ages 5 to 12. Each week is theme-based, encouraging discovery, investigation, play and a love of nature. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., $235/week. Early drop-off and aftercare, $80/week. For registration, scholarships and more information, visit nm.audubon.org, call 983-4609 x21, or email Camp Director Katie at email@example.com.
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, 670-2152, or go to www.belisamadance.com.
CADENCE COMPANY CAMP
Cadence Company Camp, for teens ages 13 to 18, offered by Talking Hands Talking Feet, combines music and rhythm, theater games, song and verse, movement and dance, storytelling, comedy and video arts. Friday performance for friends and family. Serving Eldorado and Santa Fe on five wooded acres, one mile from Café Fina. June 11 to 15 and July 30 to August 3. $220/week, $200 sibling discount. Scholarships available. Hours 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call or text 231-5869, or visit talkinghandstalkingfeet.com/cadence/.
St. Michael’s High School is pleased to offer Camp Horsemen Summer 2018 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.
CANDYMAN STRINGS & THINGS SUMMER ROCK CAMP
At the Candyman Strings & Things Summer Rock Camp, campers will form a band with others, learn songs from their favorite bands and improve their skills. Bands will develop their identity and logo, record an album, participate in live radio interviews, perform in a real rock concert and more. Also included in tuition are Pizza Party Fridays, camp photos and videos, digital albums and a camp t-shirt or hat. Call 983-5906 or visit www.candymansf.com for dates, registration and more information.
CHILDREN’S ADVENTURE COMPANY
Santa Fe’s most active and enriched summer camp for kindergarten through seventh grade for 31 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 28 through August 10. Field trips to Albuquerque every Friday for older groups. Full day (7:45 a.m.-6 p.m.), or short-day program (7:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) for day campers only. 935 Alto Street, Santa Fe. Register online: www.childrensadventurecompany.org, or call 988-7201.
CHRIST CHURCH SANTA FE KIDS CAMP
An exciting week filled with engaging music, crafts and activities that teach children about different cultures as they learn more about God’s heart for His world. June 4 to 8, 8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For ages 3 to 12. Cost $10. Snacks provided. For more information or to register, call 982-8817 or visit or christchurchsantafe.org.
CITY OF SANTA FE 2018 SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM
June 4 through July 26, at six Santa Fe locations for ages 6 to 12, and at the Carlos Ortega Teen Center for ages 13 and up, on a sliding fee scale. Youth registration begins at 7:30 a.m. May 12, at the Mary Esther Gonzales Senior Center, Genoveva Chavez Center, and Southside Library, on a first come, first served basis. Teen registration begins 7:30 a.m. at the Carlos Ortega Teen Center. Bring a birth certificate for 6-year-olds, and proof of family income. Learn more at www.santafenm.gov/summer_youth_program.
DRAGONFLY ART STUDIO SUMMER CAMP
Fine art classes for ages 5 to 16 have been stimulating imagination, creativity and experimentation with a range of art media and materials for 18 years! Summer Camp meets Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in May, June, July and August. Each week has a different art theme. Afterschool art classes meet one day per week, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m and end with a student art show at a local gallery. We also offer birthday parties and weekend workshops. Visit dragonflyartsf.com or call Oceanna at 670-5019.
ETIQUETTE SANTA FE MANNERS CAMP
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 versus Culture Specific. Private, group, families, summer camps, ages 4 to forever. Please inquire at 988-2070, www.etiquettesantafe.com.
FENCING SUMMER CAMPS 2018
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 June 4 to 7, July 9 to 12 and July 23 to 26, 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 nmfencing.org.
A free, five-day native plant ecology training program in the Santa Fe or Cibola National Forest for high school age youth to explore plants through a botanical, environmental, social and cultural lens. Students will learn native seed collection and cleaning, vegetation monitoring and data collection, build their own plant press, use botanical terms to describe and identify plants, cook with plants, and more. Santa Fe dates: June 4 to 8, June 25 to 29, August 6 to 10, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Register now open. www.npsnm.org/summer-training.
GOLDEN ACORNS SUMMER CAMP
Join Golden Acorns Summer Camp of Living Arts & Culture, now in our eighth year. Curriculum promotes and teaches healthy and sustainable living practices such as Yoga and T’ai Chi, gardening, permaculture, herbalism, fun and healthy cooking, and compassionate communication. We also feature African dance and drumming, breakdancing, graffiti art, puppet making, healing arts and more. For ages 4 to 11, and, a new exciting Leadership Program for ages 12 to 15. Go www.goldenacornscamp.org or call 795-9079.
GUARANTEED READING PROGRAM
Guaranteed Reading Program had its highest improvement ever in 2017. Santa Fe students are soaring using national standards for reading skills. “No more endless tutoring!” says Abby. You can stop your child’s reading struggles and end your frustration now with Floy Gregg, veteran Reading Specialist and her unique course. Bob’s Mom says, “You have nothing to lose and your child has everything to gain with Floy’s no-risk guarantee.” See 2017 Results, Poor Readers Symptoms List and contact Floy to schedule your complimentary parent consultation at www.FloyGregg.com.
Open to grades 4 to 8, this five-week Santa Fe Public School program combines hands-on learning with two weekly field trips to local museums and other natural and cultural sites. New hours: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 18 to July 24 (breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m.). Two locations: El Camino Real Academy and Aspen Community Magnet School. $250 per student, $50 per additional child. Scholarships available. Applications available at both sites and on the SFPS website. Contact Stephanie Walther, email@example.com.
KIDS’ COOKING CAMP
A special introduction to the wonderful world of cooking for kids ages 7 to 12, July 9 to 13, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Join the 19th 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. $325. Las Cosas Cooking School, 181 Paseo de Peralta, 988-3394.
LITTLE EARTH SUMMER DAY CAMP
Memorable summer experiences for children ages 4 to 9, June 4 through August 10. Five two-week sessions for all ages. Minimum enrollment: one session. Four or five days per week. 10 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. Little Earth School, 321 West Zia Road, www.littleearthschool.org.
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 emphasizes respect, 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, www.martialartstrainingcenter.biz.
MAY CENTER SUMMER LEAP
Help your child take a LEAP this summer in reading, writing, math, engineering and art. Designed for students from early childhood through ninth grade. Early Childhood Summer Program: June 18 to August 3 (no class the week of July 2) and Summer LEAP Programs: July 9 to August 3 for first through ninth grade. For details, call 983-7407 or visit www.maycenter.org.
MOTHER’S FARM SCHOOL SUMMER CAMPS
Weeklong full-day camp on our 10-acre farm off NM 14, outside Santa Fe, from May 24 through mid-August, for ages 5 to 12, and two sessions of overnight camp for ages 7 to 12, June 4 to 8 and July 8 to 12, girls in the tipi, boys in tents. Horses, gardening, water play, yoga, nature walks, art, music and more. $239/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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Santa Fe’s go-to camp for outdoor adventure and nature-connection. Campers ages 5 to 15 take daily adventures into the mountains to explore and learn through games, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, backpacking, camping, natural arts and crafts, photography, and plenty of free and guided play in nature. Children will explore the natural and cultural history of New Mexico and learn wilderness skills, tracking, bird language, plant knowledge and more. Weekly themes. New: five-day camps for working parents. Counselor-in-Training program for teens. For details, visit www.sfmountainkids.com.
NDI NEW MEXICO SUMMER DANCE CAMPS
NDI New Mexico’s Early Steps and Arts in Motion Summer Dance Camps are offered in June and July for children ages 3 to 18. All levels welcome. Contact Danny Silver, Dance Barns Producer, 795-7088 or email@example.com. NDI New Mexico at The Dance Barns, 1140 Alto Street.
NEW MEXICO CENTER WILDLIFE DISCOVERY CAMPS
Science Explorers (Grades 4-6): Explore the lake and learn about water and where it comes from. Activities include swimming, hiking and canoeing. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 18-22 at Abiquiu Lake, July 9-13 at Heron Lake. Wildlife Explorers (Grades 1-3): Learn about New Mexico animals and their homes. Meet our animal ambassadors up close! 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday at at the New Mexico Wildlife Center, June 25-29 for grades 1-2, July 23-27 for grades 2-3. All camps $100/child. (505) 753-9505.
PAJARITO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER NATURE- BASED SUMMER CAMPS
Four summer camps will encourage kids to explore nature, learn, discover and play. Grades 9 to 12 will love the Backpacking Adventure for Teens Camp, June 5 to 8. Grades 7 and 8 will camp overnight, raft and more during the Living Earth Adventure Program, June 11 to 15. Grades 4 to 6 can enroll in two Nature Odyssey camps: Rocking and Flowing Camp, June 11 to 15, and Moving and Growing Camp, June 18 to 22. To register, visit peecnature.org/events/summer-camps/ or call (505) 662-0460.
PANDEMONIUM PRODUCTIONS’ MUSICAL THEATRE SUMMER CAMP
For ages 7 to 17. Students study acting, singing and dancing and perform in a Broadway-style musical at the James A. Little Theater. Past shows include “The Little Mermaid,” “Wizard of Oz,” “Peter Pan,” “Grease” and more. Rehearsals take place at the New Mexico School for the Arts, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Space is limited; scholarships available. For more information call 920-0704 or visit www.pandemoniumprod.org.
RIO GRANDE SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP – K-6TH GRADE
Weekly camps June 5 through August 3 integrate enriched learning experiences with play, creative expression and adventure-based learning. Morning, afternoon and full-day options are available. Campers attending the morning session will choose an enrichment class in which they will learn alongside our educators, who average more than 10 years experience. Afternoon sessions will take advantage of a lovely and safe five-acre campus and focus on adventure education, design-thinking, and trips to museums and other exciting locales near campus. Rio Grande School. 715 Camino Cabra, Santa Fe, 983-1621.
RIO GRANDE SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP – PRE-K
Rio Grande Summer Camp offers a pre-K camp program for 3- and 4-year-olds, June 5 through August 3. Each week our experienced pre-K educators design and lead child-centered activities that encourage discovery, imagination and creativity in a fun-filled, nurturing environment. The rich array of activities include the following: gardening, cooking, dramatic play, art projects, water play, and lots of outside time on our lovely and safe five-acre campus. Rio Grande School, 715 Camino Cabra Santa Fe, 983-1621.
RIO RAPIDS NORTHERN SOCCER
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 are for children ages 3 and up, beginning June 4. For more information about camps and how to register, go to www.northernsc.org/summer-camps.html
SANTA FE CLIMBING CENTER 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 29, June 4, 18, 25, July 9, August 6, 13 and 20. Ages 9 to 13: June 11, 25, July 9, 16, 23, August 6, 13 and 20. Ages 12 to 15: July 30. 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 PERFORMING ARTS
Santa Fe Performing Arts offers unique and fun youth theater summer camps. SFPA’s programs offer excellent professional training in acting technique, singing, dancing and provide real audition experience. For more details and information call 982-7992, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.sfperformingarts.org.
SANTA FE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUMMER ARTS CAMP
Elementary music for pre-K through sixth grade. Grades 5 to 12 may choose band, choir, guitar or string orchestra instruction. A visual arts component for all students is optional. May 29 to June 22, 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. Register by May 1. For more information, contact SFPS Music Department: email@example.com or 467-2550.
SANTA FE PUBLIC SCHOOL SUMMER PROGRAMS
Santa Fe Public Schools offers high quality summer programs that both increase learning and offer fun, innovative enrichment activities. Programs are designed for different levels of students from grades K through12. Programs support themes including biomedical sciences, engineering, the joy of reading, the culture of New Mexico and music and art. Look for updated information on sfps.info in mid-March to access specific details regarding sites and programs.
SANTA FE SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS & SCIENCES SUMMER CAMP
Weekly camps for ages 3 to 15, June 11 through August 3. exciting, educational, entertaining camps specially designed for a wide range of ages. Themes include: World of Color, Love of Nature, Slime and Other Crazy Concoctions, Jedi Alliance, Minecraft, Creature Design, and Dungeons & Dragons. Most camps are $230 per week. Extended care and financial aid available. For more information, call 438-8585, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.santafeschool.org. 5912 Jaguar Drive, Santa Fe.
SANTA FE TENNIS AND SWIM CLUB SUMMER CAMPS
Summer camps offered Monday through Friday in all-day or half-day sessions. Superstars Camp for ages 6 to 11 runs every week starting May 28 and offers a variety of activities designed to enhance the development of young minds and bodies. Tennis Camp for ages 10 and up runs every other week starting June 4. Camps run through the summer at 1755 Camino Corrales in the Museum Hill neighborhood. We also offer after school classes. Call 988-4100 or visit santafetenniscamps.com or santafetennis.net.
SANTA FE WALDORF SCHOOL SUMMER CAMPS
Children currently enrolled in grades 1 through 5 are eligible to participate in four separate week-long camp programs throughout the summer months: HeART Week, Travel the World, Fantastic Fiber Fun, and Repurpose, Reimagine and Recycle, each at $250/week; June 4 to 8, June 11 to 15, August 6 to 10, August 13 to 17. Before and after-care are also available. Santa Fe Waldorf School, 26 Puesta del Sol, Santa Fe. For more information or to register, visit www.santafewaldorf.org/camps or email email@example.com.
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 4. For more information, call 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. Weeklong camps beginning May 28, June 11, July 2, July 16, July 23, $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 4-6, June 18-20, July 9-11, August 6-8. Ages 9 and up. $200 plus tax. 825 Early Street #H, 474-0074. skateboardsafety.com.
TALKING HANDS TALKING FEET KALEIDOSCOPE CAMP
Kaleidoscope Camp, for ages 6 to 12, is a time for creative fun, making new friends and a journey of discovery. Songs and music, creative dance, storytelling, theater games and lots of humor, combined with organized and free play on a magical landscape. Friday performance. Serving Eldorado and Santa Fe on five wooded acres, one mile from Café Fina. June 4 to 8 and August 6 to 10. $220/week, $200 sibling discount and scholarships available. Hours 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call/text 231-5869, or visit talkinghandstalkingfeet.com/camp/.
WHITE BUFFALO ART SCHOOL
Located on Highway 285 in Española, 25 minutes from Santa Fe, in the traditional cultural arts corridor, we offer drawing, painting, and field trips three times a week for swimming, mountain hiking, ceramics and picnicking. Organic, nutritional meals. $100 a week, plus $20 for meals. June 4 to July 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Optional academic program 3 to 5 p.m., with diagnostic testing and individual tutoring to fill learning gaps, $50 per week. Joy Ebel, head administrator and community artist, (504) 570-0300.