Spring and Summer Camp Directory

by | Mar 5, 2022

 ART SCHOOL SANTA FE

Mini Summer Camps for Mini Art Lovers! Ages 7 and up between 9 am – 12:30 pm.  Located on the south side at the 700 Lofts, 3600 Cerrillos Rd Unit 714D. June 6th – 10th Watercolors. June 13th – 17th Anime and Manga . June 20th – 24th Anime and Manga II. July 18th – 22nd Portraits and Figures. July 25th – 29th Fantasy and Monster Design. Individualized, small groups, classical masters techniques with contemporary themes. Call or Email (505) 364-3256 Ronny@artschoolsantafe.com.

CHILDREN’S ADVENTURE COMPANY

Santa Fe’s most active and enriched summer camp for children in  K-7th grade, has been in operation for over 35 years! We provide age-appropriate outdoor field trips including rock climbing, kayaking, hiking, survival skills, gardening, cooking, science, art, yoga and more! Weekly camps start May 30th and end Aug. 12th. We provide field trips to Albuquerque every Friday for older groups. Our program runs from 7:45AM to 6:00PM. No extra cost for the full day!!! After school registration for 2022/2023 after school starts May 16. Visit www.SantaFeChildrensAdventure.org or call, (505) 988-7201.

DRAGONFLY ART STUDIO
Our Art classes stimulate imagination, creativity, and experimentation with a wide range of art media and materials to inspire the Art Zone through life.  Enrollment is open for our In-studio Art “Summer Camp” now. Our “no-school art days” and “Afterschool Art Classes” will resume in the fall. Celebrate creatively with customized art birthday parties, holiday gatherings, and get-togethers with family in the studio or on Zoom across the country! (Materials provided.) Enroll yourself or your child to discover your inner artist.  Visit DragonFlyArtsf.com or call Oceanna, (505) 670-5019.

EMIARTE FLAMENCO
EmiArte Flamenco Academy offers year-round flamenco classes for toddlers, children, and adults. For more information, please visit our website at, www.EmiArteFlamencoAcademy.com or call (505) 690-9133.

ETIQUETTE SCHOOL OF SANTA FE MANNERS CAMP
Build a foundation of kindness and thoughtful awareness. 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, Conversation Skills, Interview Prep, Fork and Function, Mainstream vs. Culture Specific. Private, group and family sessions, ages 5 to forever. (505) 988-2070, www.EtiquetteSantaFe.com. Refer to Facebook for updates. Lovingly taught by fully vaccinated etiquette consultant and columnist Bizia Greene.

GHOST RANCH
Dinosaurs, hiking and more – Ghost Ranch Education and Retreat Center is the heart of summer family fun and memory-making. July weeks provide lots of experiential learning for families of all shapes and sizes. July 3rd – 8th is official Family Week where families participate in learning together; other weeks, adults pick a weeklong workshop while youth enjoy age-appropriate Summer Adventure Program. We plan and cook; you camp or glamp. You make the week uniquely special. Join our community! www.GhostRanch.org.

GLORIETA ADVENTURE CAMPS
Glorieta Day Camp is a 5-day camp experience unlike any other! Kids, ages 6-14, are invited to our fun-filled, action-packed, Christ-centered program that’s loaded with activities and learning experiences. Cost: $220. Optional extras come with additional costs. These include transportation or our retail bundle “Adventure Packs.” For more information and dates, please visit www.Glorieta.org/daycamp.

HANDS-ON HERITAGE
Five-week experiential learning program for kids entering grades 4 – 8. 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 activities. Breakfast and lunch provided. SFPS bus transportation may be provided in some districts. Location: El Camilo Real Academy and Aspen Community School. June-July, exact dates TBD. $50 per week, scholarships available. Email handsonheritagesantafe@gmail.com and follow us on Facebook: facebook.com/HandsOnHeritageSantaFe. Hablamos español.

KEARNY SUMMER PROGRAM

Kearny Summer Program is offering a collection of hands-on activities such as art, reading, gardening, exercise, dance, and games to K- 5th grade students. Our purpose is to provide our students with the opportunity to explore their creativity. After Care is available. Monday through Thursday, May 31st – June 20th, 8 AM until 12:50 PM. Kearny Elementary.

LOS ALAMOS NATURE CENTER SUMMER CAMP
Is your child looking to have a great outdoor adventure this summer, all while making friends and having a lot of fun? The Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) in Los Alamos will be hosting its popular summer programs: Nature Odyssey for kids entering grades 4th – 6th and Living Earth Adventure Program (LEAP) for kids entering grades 7th -8th. New this year: Space Camp, for kids entering grades 4th-6th. Registration for June summer camps open soon. Visit www.PeecNature.org or call (505) 662-0460.

MAY CENTER SUMMER LEAP
Help your child take a LEAP this summer in reading, writing, math and executive functioning skills.  Offering programs for early childhood, elementary, and middle school students in both Santa Fe and Albuquerque.  For details, call (505) 983-7407 or visit www.MayCenter.org.

MOUNTAIN KIDS!

Mountain Kids! is Santa Fe’s camp for outdoor adventure and nature-based learning! Campers ages 5-12 go on daily adventures in the mountains where they explore, learn and play. Campers gain wilderness skills and learn about the natural world while they gain confidence, build resilience, and learn to work together. We offer mountain biking (9-13 years), backpacking trips (12-16 years) and a Counselor-in-Training program (13–17 years) who wish to gain leadership skills and have fun outside with kids. Learn More: www.SFMountainKids.com.

NDI NEW MEXICO AT THE DANCE BARNS

Summer programs at The Dance Barns for ages 3 – Adults including Young Children’s Division, Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, Boys Dance Too, Ballet, Jazz, Modern, and more. Register online NOW at www.NDI-nm.org/summer or contact Ariana Hatcher, ahatcher@ndi-nm.org, phone 505-795-7088; (Children can participate in programs on a sliding scale.) Located at 1140 Alto St., Santa Fe 87501.

PEACE PLACE FOR KIDS  MINDFULNESS SUMMER CAMP SERIES
Immerse your child in mindfulness. For 4 Weeks, starting Tuesday June 21st – July 15th, your  5 – 11 years old will experience mindfulness activities including mindful craft, journaling, meditation, art, drumming, breathwork, yoga, crystals, chakras, and movement. Your child will create positive habits while learning how to feel connected to a vibration of peace, gratitude, positive thinking, and self-love. $180 a week or $75 day rate. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00AM – 12:00PM.  805 Early Street. (505) 303-8727.

QUEEN BEE KIDS MUSIC CAMP

Come jam with us! Offering weeklong day camps this summer for kids ages 7 – 15. From ukulele to fiddle, bluegrass to beat-making, kids and teens unleash their musical curiosity in these fun-filled camps. No experience necessary! Camps Offered: Fiddle Camp, ages 7 – 15, July 5th – 8th, 9:00AM – 4:00PM; Kids Bluegrass Camp, ages 7 – 15, July 18th – 22nd, 9:00AM – 4:00PM; Summer Jam Camp, ages 8-12, August 1st – 5th, 9:00AM – 4:00PM. Tuition: $300-$325, with tuition assistance available to qualifying families. 1596 Pacheco Street. www.QueenBeeMusicAssociation.org.

RANDALL DAVEY AUDUBON SUMMER ADVENTURE CAMPS
Not your ordinary summer camp! Eight weeks of nature day camps for ages 5 – 12 years. Each week emphasizes a new theme where campers can discover, investigate, and play through 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, 9:00AM to 3:00PM – $265. Extended care available. Visit nm.Audubon.org/camp-programs call (505) 983-4609 or email kweeks@audubon.org.

READING TUTORING AT NINA OTERO COMMUNITY SCHOOL

Reading Quest provides engaging, fun, professional reading support for children entering grades 1-8 at Nina Otero Community School. Students can come every day or even just once a week. This service is open for students participating in programs at Nina Otero or any SFPS student who could benefit from reading tutoring. Monday through Thursday, June 6th – June 16th from noon until 4:30 PM. Nina Otero Community School. Please email readingquestcenter@gmail.com for more information.

RIO GRANDE SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP
Weekly camps for children aged 3 – 6 grade, running June 13th – August 5th with morning, afternoon and full-day options available. Our camp integrates enriched learning experiences with play, creative expression, and adventure-based learning. 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 hiking and nature exploration. www.RioGrandeSchool.org/summer.  Rio Grande School. 715 Camino Cabra, Santa Fe, (505) 983-1621.

SANTA FE JEWISH CENTER
Camp Gan Israel and Jewish Kids Club are available for Spring and Summer 2022. It is perfect for children ages 4 – 12 years old. The Santa Fe Jewish Center-Chabad is located at 509 Camino de Los Marquez suite 4, Santa Fe NM.  Visit us at www.SantaFejcc.com or contact Rivky at Rivky@Santafejcc.com, (505) 983-2000.

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival Education

Festival Family Day! Enjoy a free youth concert and related activities on Monday, July 25 at the St. Francis Auditorium of the New Mexico Museum of Art. The day begins with a Summer Youth Concert with the friendly, genuine, and world-acclaimed Miami String Quartet at 10:00 a.m. A meet-and-greet with the musicians and free guided tours of the museum immediately follow the concert. Discounts at Door 38 Pizza and La Lecheria Craft Ice Cream all day. Free busing for school groups: call 505-983-2075 x 113, or ldevane@sfcmf.org For more information, go to www.santafechambermusic.com/education

SANTA FE SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS & SCIENCES CAMPS
We have camp openings! Weekly, theme-based camps for ages 3 – high school include Menagerie Live Action Role Play (ages 11 & up), Inventor’s Workshop (ages 8 to 10) Minecraft in Real Life (ages 6 to 7), Insectomania (age 5), Mad Science and Fun Concoctions (ages 3 to 4). Experienced teachers with low camper-to-teacher ratio. June 13th to August 5th, Monday through Friday, 9:00AM – 3:00PM. Extended care available 8:00AM until 5:30PM. Camps cost $285 per week. Scholarships available. www.SantaFeSchool.org (505)438-8585

SANTA FE SKATE SCHOOL
Ramps and Bowls Camps: Weeklong camps for ages 8 plus, mornings at public skate parks, afternoons at our indoor park, 9:00AM – 4:00PM. Availability: May 30th – June 3rd, June 6th – 10th, June 20th – 24th, July 11th – 15th, July 18th – 22nd. Cost $320 + tax.  Longboard Camps: Ages 9 plus, ride the school’s boards and learn to turn, stop, and slide, on local bike paths and our indoor park, 9AM – 4PM. Availability: June 13th – 15th, July 5th – 7th, July 25th – 27th. $200 + tax. (505) 474-0074. www.SkateBoardSafety.com.

SANTA FE TENNIS & SWIM CLUB
The most beautiful New Mexico tennis club, The Santa Fe Tennis Academy, is offering a summer camp for kids 7 – 17 years old. We will have camps for beginners, intermediates, and advanced, as well as an Elite Camp for experienced high school players. Campers will learn tennis, pickleball, and get to swim in our outdoor swimming pool. Elite campers, as well as playing tennis, will get fitness work including plyometrics, rope ladders, and TRX work. Half and full-day sessions are available. www.SantaFeTennis.net.

SANTA FE WALDORF SCHOOL SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR AGES 3-7
Explore, dig, plant a garden, climb trees, hike, look for bugs and rocks, play with friends and enjoy the freedom of sunny summer days! We offer two summer camp programs: Dandelion, for children ages 3 – 5, and Sunflower, for children ages 5 – 7. Both programs offer eight, 4-day fun-filled weeks beginning June 13th. Monday – Thursday, 9:00AM – 3:00PM. Programs are open to all families whether they are enrolled at the Santa Fe Waldorf School or not. www.SantaFeWaldorf.org/summer.

SANTA FE WALDORF SCHOOL WILDFLOWER PARENT AND CHILD SUMMER CLASSES
We offer a warm and gentle welcome to the littlest learners and their caregivers! Classes for three age groups: Wildflower Babies (ages 0-1), Buds (ages 1 to 3), and Blossoms (ages 3 to 5). Classes include creative free play, early socialization, fresh ideas for parenting, plus songs and games. The summer session is 6 weeks, from June 13th – July 29th (with no classes June 20th -24th). These classes are open to all families whether they are enrolled at the Santa Fe Waldorf School or not. www.SantaFeWaldorf.org/parent-and-child.

SANTA FE WALDORF SCHOOL SUMMER WOODWORKING CLASSES FOR STUDENTS AND ADULTS.
We offer two weeks of classes: Week 1, June 13th – 17th is for students in rising 6th through 12th grades only. Week 2, June 20th-24, is for both students and adults. Classes are Monday – Friday from 12:00PM – 3:00PM and are open to the community. No experience needed. Depending on your experience and skill level, you can make bowls, spoons, animals, dovetailed cedar pencil boxes, stools and more. There will be ample opportunity for innovation. Visit www.SantaFeWaldorf.org/summer

ST. MICHAEL’S CAMP HORSEMAN

At Camp Horsemen, St. Michael’s High School offers the best and most affordable summer camps for kids entering grades 1 – 9.Our goal at Camp Horsemen is for every camper to try something different, develop a new skill, increase their confidence, make a new friend, and most importantly have a lot of fun! All of our camps are led by individuals who have years of experience and expertise in their fields. Additionally, St. Michael’s students and athletes are involved with all of our camps, an aspect that only we can offer and a dynamic that camp attendees truly enjoy. Register at www.stmichaelssf.org

SUMMER CAMPS @ClimbSantaFe
We create a stimulating environment in which climbers at all levels will push their physical and mental limits, while having fun and exploring the world of indoor rock climbing. Starting May 31st, our weekly Summer Camp sessions are from 8:30AM – 11:30AM or from 12:30PM – 3:30PM with before and aftercare available. Age groups include: 5 – 8 year old, 9-13 year old and 12-15 year old climbers. Cost is $249.00 per session.  3008 Cielo Court. Contact information: (505) 986-8944, info@climbsantafe.com, www.ClimbSantaFe.com.

SUMMER ROCK CAMP

The Summer Rock Camp is an opportunity for 6th – 8th-grade students who have at least one year of experience on their instrument (piano, guitar, bass, voice, or drums) to practice and perform in a collaborative setting with other young musicians. Monday through Friday, June 13th – June 24th from 8 AM until noon. El Camino Real Academy.  Please email kcrews@sfps.k12.nm.us for more information.

THE STORY CLOSET

Fully immerse yourself in imagination with our themed summer camps. Fairy Camp and Enchantment Camp for ages 7-12, and Monsters and Rainbows for 5-7 years. In all three, we explore our specific subject through storytelling and story making, character creation and enactment, and fantasy world building art workshops. We dance, we play, we create, and we make.  There will also be magical puppets. For more specific information, dates, and other shows and workshops visit our website: www.thestorycloset.com

WISE FOOL SUMMER CIRCUS CAMP
Wise Fool camps and classes allow kiddos to run away with the circus, without leaving home! In our After School classes kids ages 5 to 13 learn stilt-walking, unicycling, aerial fabric, trapeze, juggling, puppet- making, clowning and more, all in a safe, non-competitive environment. Classes fill up quickly. Wee Kids class is for kids aged 3-6, Circus Exploration for kids ages 7-12 and Take it to the Stage is for 8 to 12 year olds with two sessions of Circus class experience. Our Circus Play for Families class is a jam where parents & children play in the circus together on Fridays from 2-3:30pm Tuition assistance is available. Register at wisefoolnewmexico.org or call (505) 992-2588. Wise Fool Studios, 1131-B Siler Road, Santa Fe.

 

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