Summer Camp Directory

by | Jun 2, 2022

ALL ABOARD EARTH
Presenting upcoming Eco-Arts Activism programs for Summer 2022! Eco-Theater runs every Sunday 12:30PM – 4:30PM for kids ages 7 – 17, facilitating a student-created community performance about environmental sustainability. Eco-Film runs June 27th – July 29th for youth ages 10 – 24, providing training and assistance for students to direct, act and edit their own film projects themed around ecology and stewardship. Join us every Saturday from 2:00PM – 4:00PM for our live dance event at Patrick Smith Park. www.AllAboardEarth.com.

CHILDREN’S ADVENTURE COMPANY
Santa Fe’s most active and enriched summer camp for K-7th grade, 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. Full-day is 7:45AM to 6:00PM and our short-day program is 7:45AM to 3:30PM. Visit www.SantaFeChildrensAdventure.org or call, (505) 988-7201.

DRAGONFLY ART STUDIO
Enrollment is open for our In-studio “Summer Camp,” our “no-school art days” are ongoing. 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. Custom art classes stimulate imagination, creativity, and experimentation with a wide range of art media and materials to inspire the Art Zone through life. Visit www.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.

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 connection. Campers ages 5 – 13 go on daily adventures in the mountains where they explore, learn and play. Campers gain wilderness skills and learn about the natural world as they gain confidence, build resilience, and learn to work as a team. Our Counselor in Training program is for 14 – 17 year olds who wish to gain leadership skills and have fun outside with kids. Learn More: www.sfMountainKids.com

NDI NEW MEXICO
Summer programs at The Dance Barns for ages 3 – 18 include Young Children’s Division, Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, Boys Dance Too, Ballet, Jazz, Modern, and more. Register online beginning March 28th at www.NDI-nm.org/summer or contact: Ariana Hatcher, ahatcher@ndi-nm.org, phone (505) 795-7088; we are guided by our belief in children as well as our commitment to social responsibility. Children can participate in the Afterschool Program on a sliding scale, ensuring that quality dance education is affordable. Located at 1140 Alto St., Santa Fe.

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 5 – 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: Impact Music Camp, ages 5 – 7, June 27th – July 1st, 9:00AM – 3:00PM; Fiddle Camp, ages 7 – 15, July 5th – 8th, 9:00AM – 4:00PM; 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 sally.maxwell@audubon.org.

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 GIRLS SCHOOL
Coming Summer 2022: a new summer camp for girls ages 9 – 11! Join us for a full-day summer camp as we explore weekly themes through writing, cooking, field trips, art projects and more! Sign up for one, two or all three weeks: June 6th – 10th: Sand & Stone, June 13th -17th: Water and Wonder, July 11th -15th: Sun and Stars. Register online; space is limited! Google “Santa Fe Girls School Explore Summer Camp” for more details. (505) 820-3188.

SANTA FE JEWISH CENTER
Camp Gan Israel and Jewish Kids Club are available for 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 MUSIC CHAMBER FESTIVAL EDUCATION
Festival Family Day! Enjoy a free youth concert and related activities on Monday, July 25th 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 10:00AM. A meet-and-greet with the musicians and free guided tours of the museum immediately follow the concert. Free busing for school groups: call 505-983-2075 x 113, or ldevane@sfcmf.org.  For more information, visit www.SantaFeChamberMusic.com/education.

SANTA FE SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS & SCIENCES CAMPS
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). 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. Experienced teachers with low camper-to-teacher ratio. Registration begins in February. www.SantaFeSchool.org.

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/camps.

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/camps.

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.

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 or call 505-772-0374.

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 20th – July 29th, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Camps fill up quickly. Tuition assistance and after-care available. Dates, times and cost varies based on age and session. Contact information: (505) 992-2588, www.wisefoolnewmexico.org, Wise Fool Studios, 1131-B Siler Road, Santa Fe.

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