Kids’ Summer Directory

Camps, classes, programs and workshops for the summer months

Date June 17, 2009 at 10:00 PM

Author Editor

Categories Family

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Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions
Backpack up a mountain, live in a canyon, survey with an archaeologist, go rock climbing, restore burrowing owl habitat, silversmith your own jewelry and become best friends with someone you won’t meet anywhere else—all in one summer. Exploring the Four Corners area since 1926. Expeditions for ages 10-19 range from two to six weeks. Call 505-248-0563 or go to www.cottonwoodgulch.org.

Day Programs

Another Bird of Song Music Day Camp
Three one-week sessions for kids ages 8-12. Learn basic music theory. Activities include rhythm, singing, ensemble playing, song writing, instrument making, music games and more. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $200 per session. Sessions: June 8-12, June 22-26, July 6-10; space limited to 10 kids per session. For more information about Day Camp and/or private summer piano, voice, or composition lessons, call Angela at 310-3699 or e-mail anotherbirdofsong@gmail.com. www.anotherbirdofsong.com.

Art and Movement for Children
Are you looking for a unique and memorable way to make your next event special? I specialize in one- of-a-kind art & movement programs for kids, at your house or a rental space, for birthday parties, summer camps, weddings, openings, resorts and schools. Expose children to fun, creative and interactive activities using high quality art supplies and props. No event is too large or too small. Call Anabella St. Peter at 992-3261.

Babysitters Extraordinaire
Nannies and sitters on call providing occasional child care, full- or part-time nanny placement, parties, weddings, overnight care, travel, special nature and museum outings, etc., since 1994. Call 820-6366.

Belisama Irish Dance
Offering ongoing classes in Irish Dance, for ages 5 to adult, in Santa Fe and Los Alamos. In addition to our children's and teen classes, our adult program will keep you fit with traditional ceili (social dance) and sean-nos (old-style step dance) classes. Come experience the joy of dance and the spirit of Irish music in a relaxed, fun and healthy atmosphere. Performance, choreography and competition opportunities available. Contact Adrienne at 670-2152, e-mail belisamadance@aol.com, or go to www.BelisamaIrishDance.com.

Big Sky Build It!
Big Sky Build It! is Santa Fe’s summer science and art university for kids. Design and build a remote controlled robot, solder together an iPod docking station, get off the grid with a solar bedroom system, mod your skate board, learn game design and build a working solar-powered Rail Runner. Full-day camps for children ages 6-15, June through August. Affordable extended care and scholarships; teaching internships available for teens and adults. Call 428-7575 or go to bigskylearning.com.

BODY Children’s Yoga, Family Nia and Childcare
Join us for Family Nia every Thursday from 3:15-4 p.m. for expressive, playful movement for adults and children. Enjoy Children’s Yoga, a structured hour of asanas, breathwork, storytelling and playtime, on Wednesdays from 4:15-5:15 p.m. After school and all-day childcare is available Monday through Sunday for ages 9 months to 9 years. Space is limited. BODY, 333 Cordova Road. Call 986-0362 or go to bodyofsantafe.com.

Camp Appaloosa at Bishop’s Lodge
The award-winning Bishop’s Lodge offers supervised, planned activities for children ages 5-11, seven days a week at Camp Appaloosa. Open to the public Memorial Day to Labor Day. Activities include swimming, tennis lessons, pony rides, nature hikes, lawn games, arts and crafts and more. Lunch included in morning session, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $67 per day. Evening sessions include dinner and are available for $52 per evening, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Call 983-6377 or visit www.bishopslodge.com.

Camp Shalom 2009
Nine-week program held on the grounds of Temple Beth Shalom for ages 2- 6, June 8 to August 7. Full-time and part-time options. Enriched indoor and outdoor activities on a spacious playground, led by experienced staff. Low student-teacher ratios. Open to children of all faiths. For brochure and information, call 982-6888.

Casa Solana Pool
Old-fashioned, all-family fun! Open every day from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Swimming lessons available at all levels (two-week sessions begin June 1). Kids Kraft classes, Wednesdays from 3-5 p.m. Kayak Pool sessions, Sundays from 9-11 a.m. Family membership for the whole summer, $495. Call Diane, 471-8526, for more information, or go to www.casasolanapool.org.

Catron Community Learning Center
Catron Community Learning Center is committed to providing high quality opportunities for academic, professional and personal development in a supportive and caring environment. The center offers a variety of programs for students Kindergarten through 8th grade, including private tutoring, small group tutoring/homework help, topic specific sessions and summer workshops. 306 Catron Street. Registration is ongoing. Please visit our website at www.catroncommunitylearning.com, or call 983-8102 for more information.

Children’s Dance Program
The Children’s Dance Program directed by Pearl Potts has offered classes in Santa Fe for the past 18 years. Our summer program is designed to offer the student a variety of dance styles along with arts and crafts. Students will be introduced to ballet, modern, tap, hip-hop, musical theater, gymnastics and creative movement. For boys and girls ages 2-15. Dance camps begin June 15 and run through August 15. Contact Pearl for more details at 982-1662.

Children’s Writing Workshops
One week of morning sessions, beginning June 8. Come write stories and have fun with words! For information, call Sarah Stark Doyle at 470-3210 or e-mail sarahstarkdoyle@hotmail.com.

Climbing Adventure Camp
Indoor/outdoor rock climbing, adventure hikes and other outdoor adventure based activities for ages 5-12. Campers will learn leadership skills, problem-solving skills, team work and respect for our natural environment, and gain lots of confidence. Weekly, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 5-8: June 1-5, 8-12; July 6-10, 13-17. Ages 9-13: June 15-19, 22-26; July 20-24, 27-31; August 10-14. Ages 12-16: August 10-14. Ages 5-12: August 17-21, 24-28. Cost: $299/week. Santa Fe Climbing Center. Call 505-986-8944 or go to www.climbsantafe.com.

Desert Montessori Summer Fun and Education
Math is Art; Art is Math: ages 8-12, June 29 to July 10. Strengthen math skills through art, music and games and apply math in creative and practical ways. $500 for two-week session. Fun in Nature: ages 6-11. July 13 to August 21. Let’s go outside to discover and learn about the rivers, animals, plants, flowers and insects of New Mexico. $195 per week. All are welcome. Call 983-8212 or go to www.desertmontessorischool.com.

Desert Montessori Preschool Summer Camp
Ages 2-5. June 29 to August 21. Offered all summer for either four or five full days per week. A Montessori-based preschool camp featuring summer play, lots of outdoor time and meaningful, fun activities. This is an exciting opportunity to check out our new building, meet our new director and discover excellence in Montessori education. All are welcome. Call Missy at 983-8212 or go to www.desertmontessorischool.com.

Dragonfly Art Studio Summer Camp
Seven one-week summer sessions for children ages 6-15. Our classes are designed to stimulate kids’ imagination and creativity. Projects are determined by students’ interests and creativity within a theme: Painting/ Sketching, Folk Art, Textile or Sculpture. Different projects for each one-week session, so kids can enroll in more than one. Monday through Friday, 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m., maximum 16 students. For more information about summer camp, after-school art classes or art birthday parties, visit dragonflyartstudioforkids.com or call Oceanna at 670-5019.

Espanola Valley Humane Society Day Camp for Animal Lovers
Five full days of activities working directly with animals and learning about helping pets in our community. Art, science, social service and fun all come together during the week of July 6. For ages 6-12, maximum of 12 campers, lunch provided daily. $150. For more information, call 470-1278 or e-mail EVHSNina@gmail.com.

Fine Arts for Children & Teens
Enroll now for summer fun! Children explore the magic of art and create two- and three- dimensional works. Exciting new projects each week. Ages 5-7 meet from 8:30 a.m. - noon, June 8-12, June 29-July 3 and July 20-24. Ages 8-10 meet 1:30-5 p.m., June 15-19, July 6-10 and July 27-31. Ages 11-14 meet 1:30-5 p.m., June 22-26, July 13-17 and August 3-7. $225 per session. 1516 Pacheco Street. Call 992-2787 or go to www.factsantafe.org.

Garcia Street Club Preschool and Kindergarten
A year-round tradition for Santa Fe children since 1946. Special summertime activities include picnics, water play and historic neighborhood walks. Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sliding fee scale. NAEYC accredited. Garcia Street Club, 569 Garcia Street, 983-9512.

Genoveva Chavez Community Center Camp FEStive
Fun Educational and Safe programming for kids ages 6-12. Ten weekly sessions, June 15–August 19, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (proof of age required for 6 year olds). Day Camp $135 per week. Activities include sports, swimming, ice-skating, visual art lessons with FACT, games, outdoor play and special field trips. Cost includes breakfast and lunch. Call Jonathan at 955-4014 or Melissa at 955-4005. www.gccommunitycenter.com.

Genoveva Chavez Community Center Sports Camps
Fun, educational and safe programming for kids ages 6-12. Seven weekly half-day camps, June 8–August 19, 8:30 a.m.-noon: basketball, soccer, baseball, volleyball, cheer and wrestling. Sports Camp $55 per week: skills, drills, scrimmages and a presentation for parents, complete with a pizza party and t-shirt. Combo Camp $155: children participate in morning Sports Camp then join Day Camp for lunch and afternoon activities. Call Jonathan at 955-4014 or Melissa at 955-4005. www.gccommunitycenter.com.

Gentle Nudge Summer Camp
We provide an atmosphere of love and guidance for children ages 3-6. We continuously present the children with inviting activities, enriching experiences and opportunities to learn and play creatively. Session I: June 8-June 25. Session II: June 29–July 16. Session III: July 20–August 6. Weekly or full-session enrollment available. Located in a beautiful environment just a few minutes from downtown. 1341 Upper Canyon Road. Call 982-0879 or go to www.GentleNudgeSchool.net.

Goddess College
A yoga-centric program that inspires girls ages 5-11 to honor and celebrate their femininity. Each participant will select a goddess or a heroine to research and embody. We will also study media literacy, emotional intelligence and entertaining and etiquette. Studio East, July 7-August 13, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:15 a.m.-2 p.m. $380 per student/$360 per sibling. Contact Nodia Brent-Lux at 983-6635 or lux@cybermesa.com.

Golden Acorns Summer Camp of Living Arts and Culture
The way to a peaceful future is through our children. Each day begins with yoga and ends with Tai chi or Qi gong, and features permaculture and gardening, healing arts, stories and cultural awareness. Guest teachers share their knowledge of Chinese medicine, Indian Ayurvedic medicine, Native American traditions and West African dance, drumming and stories. Convenient Santa Fe location with beautiful grounds. Ages 6-11. July 13-August 7. Call Helen Wildman Meehan at 795-9079.

Happy Kids Day Care
Play-dough, clay, mud pies, field trips, painting, writing and reading for ages 2-5. Close to downtown. Lots of fun and games. Montessori teacher. Part- or full-time enrollment; short-term or ongoing care available. Space is limited. Call 577-2653.

Incite to Write!
Fun, active and motivating. Improve narrative and expository writing, paragraph structure, grammar, organization and descriptive details, with storytelling, improvisation and critical thinking games. Weekly half-day sessions. In Santa Fe: June 8-12, July 13-17, July 27-31, August 10-14. In Eldorado: June 15-19, August 3-7. Sliding fee scale from $130-$100. Incite to Write! is certified by the NM Department of Education for use as a Supplemental Education program. Call Carol, 216-0750. www.InciteToWrite.com.

Little Earth School Summer Day Camp
Memorable summer experiences for children ages 4-9. Three sessions: June 8-26; June 29-July 24; and July 27-August 14, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Minimum enrollment: one session. Three, four or five days per week. Art, cooking, music, weekly nature field trips, games, gardening, storytelling and swimming. Low student-teacher ratio. Enrollment limited. For more information or to request a registration form, call 988-1968.

Little Forest Playschool
Quality, reliable childcare in Los Alamos. Little Forest Playschool provides educational childcare for children 2-5 years old. Flexible schedules, quality program, certified teachers. Large playground, spacious facility. Helping children learn through play since 1951. Limited openings; call 505-662-5895.

Mountain Kids Summer Day Camp
Outdoor education and adventure camp for ages 4-8. Promotes skill and knowledge development in outdoor safety awareness, plant and animal identification, love of nature, imaginative play and exploration. Six one-week sessions June 2- July 9. Flexible enrollment. Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Experienced leaders, 5:1 child: leader ratio, many field trips. $55 one day per week, $105 two days, $150 three days. $100 deposit required; limited space. Contact Katie Macaulay at 699-6230 or go to mountain-kids@earthlink.net.

Movement Arts for Every Body
Join Kathryn Mark for Barefoot Ballet for Beginners, ages 5-7. This class provides an opportunity to imagine our dancing bodies in many different environments. We play as fairies, princesses and sprites as we learn introductory ballet technique. Classes cost $10 and are ongoing; drop-ins are welcome. Offered every Saturday, 9:30–10:30 a.m. at the Railyard Performance Center, 1611 Paseo de Peralta, next door to the Farmer’s Market. Call 699-3464 or e-mail katelyn@newmexico.com.

Moving People Dance Centre
Classes in all levels for kids ages 3-8 in Creative Movement, pre-Ballet and Tumbling. Kids, teens and adult classes in Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Tap and Twist-and-Tone ongoing. Summer Session runs July 6 to August 15. New Studio at 1583 Pacheco Street. Call 438-9180 or visit www.movingpeopledance.org for a detailed schedule.

Music Camp for Children
This fun-filled, skill-building camp is designed for children who have completed grades K-6. Classes offered: Orff Instruments, Movement, Drama and Choral. All instructors are Orff Schulwerk certified, with a combined 70 years experience. June 8-12, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Final concert June 12, 7 p.m. Registration $75. Early bird special $60 by May 15. St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1200 Old Pecos Trail. Download registration forms at www.sfstjohnsumc.org. Contact Wendy Russel, Director of Music Ministries, at 982-5397 or wendy.music@sfstjohnsumc.org.

Oz Summer Camp
Two-week camps for ages 6-12, begin June 15 and go to mid-August, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Photography, painting, mixed-media arts, filmmaking, ceramics, writing, theatre, archaeology, camping and sports. Visiting professional artists will give workshops in their fields. 942 Canyon Road. For more information, call Karen Turner, 986-9799, or visit ozsummercamp.blogspot.com.

Pandemonium Productions’ Musical Theatre Summer Camp
The company that presented “The Little Mermaid” last summer offers its musical theatre summer camp for ages 8-16, June 15-July 26. Students study acting, singing and dancing and perform in “Peter Pan” at the James A. Little Theatre. Rehearsals at the Santa Fe High School theatre, Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Extended hours are available with special guest artists in the afternoons. Space is limited; scholarships available. Call 920-0704.

Randall Davey Audubon Center Summer Adventure Camps
Our remarkable 135-acre wildlife sanctuary is the ideal place for young campers to investigate, learn and connect with nature. Summer Adventure Camps include hands-on, nature-based activities that provide opportunities for campers ages post-kindergarten to 17 to discover, create and enjoy. Each weeklong day camp has a different theme that introduces campers to the wonders of nature through hikes, play and art. Additional information available at http://nm.audubon.org/. Contact Jeremy, our Summer Camp director, at 983-4609 or jphilipp@audubon.org.

Riding Lessons at Arrowhead Ranch
Riding Horses = FUN! Kids ages 5 and up and adults; beginners welcome. Lessons on safe, gentle horses in a supportive atmosphere. Private/small group lessons on grooming, care, arena/trail course riding and games on horseback. Ride-with-a-friend discounts. Rates start at $25 per hour. Special weeklong, small group, morning summer sessions: June 15-19, July 20-24 and August 17-21. Arrowhead Ranch is 2.5 miles west of St. Francis Drive, on W. Alameda Road. Call Sandy at 424-7592 or e-mail sandybenson@earthlink.net.

Rio Grande School Summer Programs
Rio Grande School offers two recreational day camp programs for students entering kindergarten through sixth grade. Summer Solutions runs for five weeks, June 15-July 17, Monday through Friday. Weekly themes include Safari Africa, Gooey Sticky Yummy, Sensational Santa Fe, Summer Olympics II and July Jamboree. Adventures in Art runs July 20-August 14, Monday through Friday. Campers explore popular artists and a wide variety of materials and techniques. Call 505-983-1621 or visit www.riograndeschool.org for more information.

Santa Fe Academy Summer Camp
Good old-fashioned summer day camp for ages 5-12. Art, crafts, swimming, field trips, movies, games, music and more. Weekly sessions from June 29 - August 14, 8:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. Santa Fe Academy, 4008 Rodeo Road, across from Sam’s Club. For information or reservations call 424-4705.

Santa Fe Art Institute Summer Arts for Kids
Join us for a series of creative summer art classes that treat children like the thinking and engaged people they are. Summer classes include photography, Capoeira, printmaking, music and more. Workshops run in two week intervals from June 22 through August 14 for ages 6-12. Attend for a half-day or the whole day. Scholarships available. Call 424-5050, or visit www.sfai.org for more information.

Santa Fe Children’s Museum Babes in the Woods
Twice each month, this popular guided hiking program is offered for families to get out and explore Santa Fe’s many kid-friendly trails. The program is led by Galila Harrington, a seasoned hiker with great knowledge of Santa Fe’s hiking spots and a long-time early childhood supporter. Cost is $2 per person. Hikes are from 10:30 a.m.-noon; pre-registration required. Call 989-8359 x112 to pre-register and for specific hiking dates or go to www.santafechildrensmuseum.org.

Santa Fe Community College Kids’ Camps
Send your kids to college this summer, where a variety of half-day and full-day camps will keep them engaged in discovery and learning throughout the summer. Almost every week there are new camps. The college offers swimming, the arts, Spanish and computer science camps. Call 428-1676 to receive a brochure. www.sfccnm.edu.

Santa Fe Digital Kidz
An exciting new summer camp that teaches kids to produce creative short digital movies using readily available software on Apple computers. Class sizes are small to allow for individual attention, and each student will have their own workstation. Two-week, half-day sessions: July 6-17, mornings; July 20-31, afternoons; August 3-14 mornings. $270 per week, tax included. Some basic computer skills assumed. Call 989-1049 or visit www.santafedigitalkidz.com for more information.

Santa Fe Family YMCA Summer Day Camp
For ages 5-12, with CIT program for ages 13-15. Camp runs from June 8-August 7, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. One-year membership fee is $41 per child. One week of camp: $110 per child. Four weeks of camp: $400 per child. Daily fee: $30 per child. Additional $25 fee includes two t-shirts, a backpack and a water bottle. Financial aid and sibling discounts are available. Camp will take place at Gonzales Elementary School, 851 W. Alameda. For more information, call 424-8077.

Santa Fe Isshinryu Karate Summer Camp
Karate Summer Camp includes fitness, self-defense and confidence-building. Students will learn basic Japanese phrases and etiquette along with traditional karate. The program also includes art projects, games and field trips. Low student/teacher ratio. Students will earn karate rank. Camp size limited; four-week minimum commitment required. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. $100 per week. Ages 5 and up. Santa Fe Isshinryu Karate and Fitness, 3213 Calle Marie. Call 670-7044 or 660-9123, or go to www.karatesantefe.com.

Santa Fe Opera Backstage Tours
These popular behind-the-scenes tours begin at the box office, 9 a.m. Monday through Saturday, June 1-August 29. $5 for adults, free for ages 6-17. Reservations not required. Call 986-5900 or go to www.santafeopera.org. Also, the Guilds of The Santa Fe Opera sponsors Opera Insiders, free backstage tours, on six consecutive Saturdays: May 23 and 30, June 6, 13, 20 and 27, with entertainment and refreshments on the theater patio at 8:30 a.m. and tours beginning at 9 a.m.

Santa Fe Performing Arts Summer Programs
Two-week mini-courses, June 8-19: classes in acting, singing and stage movement for children 7-12 and teens. Summer Intensives, June 22-August 2: Teen Ensemble presents “Rent” (school edition). Directing and Tech courses also available through the production of “Rent.” City Different Players (ages 7-12) presents “Robin Hood.” Voted “Best of Santa Fe” eight years running! Call 982-7992 for information.

Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences Summer Camp
Nine weeks, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. with after-camp hours. Unicorn Camp, ages 3-5: creative play, multicultural arts, water play, animals, Legos, trains. Stargazer Camps (first and second grades); Centaur (third and fourth grades); and Badger (fifth and sixth grades): Magical Mystery Tour, Japan, Ooey Gooey, Potions & Lotions, Treasure Hunt, Private Eye, ASL, Cooking, Games, French and more. Exploration Camps (grades seven- eleven): Movie Making, Digital Photography, Fashion Design, Japanese Anime. Scholarships. Call 438-8585 or go to www.santafeschool.org.

Santa Fe Treehouse Camp
Campers ages 6-11 spend their days among 160 acres of beautiful mountain wilderness. Explore, play and investigate our natural world through hands-on, minds-on activities that encourage an understanding, appreciation and love of nature. Four one-week camps include Junior Naturalists, Wilderness Explorers, Geologic Explorers and Nature and Art week. June 8-July 3, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Join us for one week or all four. $250/week. Contact Amy Roberts, 795-0109 or alroberts17@yahoo.com for more information or a brochure.

Santa Fe Waldorf School Early Childhood Summer Care
Children ages 3-6 will enjoy days of fairy tales, puppetry, imaginative play, gardening, nature walks, painting and crafts. Three sessions. Session I: June 8–19, $375. Session II: June 22-July 10, $500. Session III: July 13-31, $500. All camps are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Santa Fe Waldorf School, 26 Puesta del Sol. Contact Cita Riley, Enrollment Coordinator, 983-9727 ext.18. santafewaldorf.org.

Santa Fe Waldorf School Summer Camps
Weeklong summer camps for ages 6–12. Day programs in crafts, circus camps, tie-dye, nature, adventure, fiber arts. Tuition varies according to camp. June and July. Santa Fe Waldorf School, 26 Puesta del Sol. Contact Cita Riley, Enrollment Coordinator, 983-9727 ext.18. santafewaldorf.org.

Scuba Rangers Kids’ Club & Junior Scuba Program
Kids ages 8-12 learn to scuba dive right here in Santa Fe! Scuba Rangers work through five levels, in a pool with real diving equipment. Progress through water safety techniques, snorkeling skills, scuba skills and underwater photography. Junior Diver program for age 12 and up is a full-open water diving program with limits on depth. Divers receive a Junior Open Water Certification, permitting them to dive under adult supervision. Call Harvey Monroe, 986-8625, or the New Mexico Scuba Center, 505-271-0633.

Sizzlin’ Summer Sensational
Kids who have completed grades 3 through 9 write their own play, create their own characters and costumes and write lyrics to the songs. Southwest Children’s Theatre. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 16-July 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Santa Fe Playhouse. Sliding scale starts with “pay what you can” to help out in these turbulent times. For enrollment packet, call 984-3055.

Summer Camp at Girls Inc.
Open to girls ages 5-15. Safe, fun, positive, girl-centered environment that inspires self-confidence. Activities will include science, art, sports, fun and new friends. Scholarships available. June 15-August 14, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sign up for one week or all nine. Located at 301 Hillside Avenue. Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold. Call 982-2042, e-mail mwillis@girlsincofsantafe.org, or go to www.girlsincofsantafe.org.

Summer Reading Program
This year’s theme, Be Creative at Your Library, promises a world of new stories, activities and adventures for kids from kindergarten through grade 6. Pre-registration is required and we do have limits on the number of children we can enroll due to limited space. Program begins Thursday, June 15 and runs from 1-3 p.m. each Thursday for eight weeks. Vista Grande Public Library in Eldorado. Contact Children’s Librarian Pam Geernaert for details. 466-7323.

Summer Skateboard Camps
For ages 9 and up. Long board camps: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., June 8-June 10; June 29-July 1; July 13-July 15 and July 27-July 29. $160. Ramps and Bowls Camps: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., June 15-June 19; July 6-July 10 and August 3-August 7. $180. Skateboard School, 825 Early Street, # H. Call 474-0074 or go to www.SkateboardSafety.com.

Summer Swing and Salsa Camp
Great exercise and confidence building for ages 9-13. Three weeks, beginning July 7, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 - 11:30 a.m. $90 per student. Register today to reserve a space for your child. Dance Station, 901 West Alameda, in the Solana Center. Call 989-9788 or go to www.dancestationusa.com.

Swim Classes with Arline Goldberg
Infant and up. Group and private lessons. Session I: June 22-July 17. Session II: July 20-August 14. Mini-session August 17-28. Monday through Saturday, in Santa Fe. Times to be arranged. $168 plus tax for 12 classes (seven students per class). Register early. Call 438-9431.

Talking Hands Talking Feet
Kaleidoscope Summer Camp for ages 8-12 offers creativity and fun. Rhythm Camp, music, movement, song composition, skits, juggling and indoor and outdoor games, including capture-the-flag, volleyball and basketball. Two full-week programs, July 6-July 10 and August 10-August 14. Arrival between 7:30 and 9 a.m.; pick-up between 3 and 5:30 p.m. Humming Grove Learning Center, a five-acre wooded facility one mile from the I-25 Eldorado exit (#290) in Santa Fe. $225 per week. 982-2120. www.TalkingHandsTalkingFeet.com.

Tara Summer Camp
Fill your child’s heart and mind with wonder and joy at Tara Summer Camp. June 1 - August 28. Ages 5-11. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily. Fully-supervised explorations and free-play activities before and after program hours. Program hours are 9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Themes include Model Rockets, Outdoor Exploration, Cooking, Art, Time Traveler and Wizard School. One-week sessions, $230/ session. Harmonious, safe and fun. Tara School, 1320 Agua Fria. Call 986-3410 or go to www.taraschool.org.

Teens Vegetarian Cooking Classes
From the minute you step into the kitchen you will be actively creating delicious dishes! Each class will teach an entrée, bread, drink and dessert that will impress you, your friends and family. Saturdays, June 13, 20, 27; July 11, 18, 25, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. $300. Bring a pen and notebook or recorder to capture all the important steps it takes to get the end result. Limited enrollment. Let’s have fun eating well! Call 577-2653.

The Natural Child Bilingual Early Childhood Programs
Nurturing children ages 6 months to 6 years. Offering a healthy home environment, large outdoor space, naturally prepared organic meals, wholesome materials, Spanish language, vegetable garden and age-appropriate experiences for stimulating creative development. Located at a home in the downtown area. Enrollment options for part-time or full-time. Weekday programs and weekend Parents’ Night Out. Maria Bernardez, BSE, MA. For more information, call 455-3130 or 603-2926.

Warehouse 21 Summer Teen Arts School
Teen Arts School meets Tuesday through Friday, 1-4 p.m., serving ages 11-19. Sessions run June 16-July 24. These are four-day intensive classes, at $60 plus lab fee per week. Classes include Screen Printing, Break Dancing, Photoshop, Drawing, Fashion Design, Singer-Songwriting, Hip Hop Beats, Pinhole Camera, Animation and Recording Studio/Audio. Pre-registration is required. 1614 Paseo de Peralta. Call 989-4423, e-mail info@warehouse21.org or go to www.warehouse21.org.

Wee Spirit Waldorf Nursery Summer Program
Splashing in pools, mud play, painting, clay, woodwork, crafts, baking, songs, puppet shows, acting and much, much more. Eight weeks, June 9-July 30. 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Two teachers; 12 children; ages 3, 4 and 5. Enroll for summer or year-round. Call Joan Kennedy at 471-8932.

Zia Gymnastics Fun & Fitness Camp
Zia Gymnastics is sponsoring a summer camp, weekday mornings from 7:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., boys and girls, ages 5-11. Lots of gymnastics, games, arts and crafts! Zia Gymnastics Academy, 715 Pacheco Street, Santa Fe. Call 982-3160 for more information.

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