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SUMMER CAMPS

2020 Summer Camp Update!

Registration is now open for our modified summer camp program offerings.

ON-SITE CAMPS:
On campus this summer, we are holding our Move & Play Camp for ages 3-5, and Math Mindsets Camp for ages 12-14.

VIRTUAL CLUBS:
We are also offering ongoing clubs that are meeting virtually throughout the summer. Check out Dungeons & Dragons Club, Stop-Motion Animation Club, Art Club with Arin, and Art Club with Ronny.

PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED CAMPS:
Please note that previously scheduled on-site camps for ages 5-13 (Imagine That Camps, Discovery Camps, and Exploration Camps) are cancelled. All families that are registered for these camps are eligible to receive a full refund, a credit toward future payments (for currently enrolled Arts & Sciences students), or you can convert your fee into a tax-deductible donation to help support a student needing tuition assistance.  Please fill out this form to let us know how you want to proceed with previously paid camp fees for cancelled camps.

ON-SITE CAMPS

(MOVE & PLAY CAMPS

Enjoy fun in the sun with outdoor-based camps full of art, social-emotional support and play with Suzanne Shakespeare-Jones and Austin Stockwell.
For ages 3-5, entering Preschool, Pre-K and Kindergarten
Two-week sessions
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
9:00am-1:00pm
Cost: $210 for each two-week session

(ALL CAMPS ARE FULL)

Move & Play Session 1: June 22 – July 3
Move & Play Session 2: July 6 – July 17
Move & Play Session 3: July 20 – July 31

MATH MINDSETS CAMP

Math Mindsets will focus on math problems that reveal the beauty, creativity, and freedom of math. Campers will develop a positive attitude and a growth mindset toward mathematics. We will use resources from YouCubed and Jo Boaler at Stanford University that emphasize visualization, pattern finding, and critical thinking while learning algebra. By working together, making conjectures, and defending our ideas, we will develop a positive community of mathematicians in preparation for middle and high school algebra classes. With Adelyn Smith, and virtual guest appearance by Nate Moore.

For ages 12-14, entering 7th, 8th or 9th grade
July 20 – July 24
Monday through Friday
9:00am – 3:00pm
Cost: $230

(CAMP IS FULL)

Space is very limited!  Camp size is limited to 5 campers and 1 teacher, in accordance with the current New Mexico public health order.  Please call if you are interested: 505-438-8585.

 

VIRTUAL CLUBS

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS CLUB

Arin Dineen’s Dungeons and Dragons games are returning for the summer! Join the quest as a character in an epic adventure with Arin and other students over GoogleMeet each week. Students will learn the basics of the game, build teamwork and communication skills, and have a creative social outlet to balance out their social distancing.  Quest 1 will meet on Wednesdays, and Quest 2 will meet on Thursdays.
Two 4-week sessions
Ages 11 and up, entering 6th grade and up
Limited to 7 kids

Dungeons and Dragons Quest 1:
Wednesdays 3:30-5:30
Session 1: June 17 – July 8 (CAMP IS FULL)
Session 2: July 15 – August 5 (CAMP IS FULL)

Dungeons and Dragons Quest 2:
Thursdays 3:30-5:30
Session 1: June 18 – July 9 (CAMP IS FULL)
Session 2: July 16 – August 6 (CAMP IS FULL)

Cost: $80 per 4-week session

Students are encouraged to sign up for both sessions, as we will be playing a continuing game for the duration of the summer.

If a camp session is full, please register to join our waitlist. If sessions are full with an adequate waitlist for both Quests, we will consider adding a third Quest on Tuesdays. 

STOP MOTION ANIMATION CLUB

STOP sitting around and START making movies with Stop Motion Animation*! Arin’s beloved animation class is coming to you this summer over GoogleMeet. Students will learn the step-by-step process of how to create animated films using supplies around the house. This is a fun, focused, and engaging art form, and our weekly challenges push students to really explore their imaginations. Weekly check-ins will include lessons, class discussions, and frequent film festivals where we can show each other what we’re working on!

Led by Arin Dineen
Two 4-week sessions
For ages 10 and up, entering 5th grade and up
Thursdays 2:00 – 2:45
Limited to 15 kids

Stop Motion Animation Session 1: June 18 – July 9 (CAMP IS FULL)
Stop Motion Animation Session 1: July 16-August 6

Cost: $60 per 4-week session

*Students must have frequent access to a phone, tablet, laptop, or other device that can take pictures. It is recommended that families download the “Stop Motion Studio Pro” app for this class.

ARIN’S ART CLUB

In need of a creative outlet for the summer? In Art Club each week, students will get to spend time together working on life drawing and other technique-building art assignments, as well as weekly projects to complete with materials found around the house. Perfect for students who are looking to hone their skills and have fun while doing so!

Led by Arin Dineen
Ages 11 and up (entering 6th grade and up)
Two 4-week sessions
Wednesdays 1:30 – 2:30
Cost: $60 per 4-week session
Limited to 15 kids

Arin’s Art Club Session 1: June 17-July 8
Arin’s Art Club Session 2: July 15-August 5

 
 

RONNY’S ART CLUB

This fun summer online art class offers kids a chance to develop their skills with engaging art concepts as they connect with other young artists. During the lesson, students will participate in short projects aimed to challenge their creativity as they approach their creations. We will focus on illustration, cartoons, humor in art and character building and design, all while developing a stronger foundation in drawing skills and strategy.

Led by Ronny Beeman
Two 4-week sessions for each age group

Ronny’s Art Club Group 1: Ages 6-8, entering 1st-3rd grades
Tuesdays 10am-10:45am
Session 1: June 16-July 7
Session 2: July 14 – August 4
Cost: $45 per 4-week session
Limited to 12 kids

Ronny’s Art Club Group 2: Ages 9-11, entering 4th-6th grades
Thursdays 10am-11am
Session 1: June 18-July 9
Session 2: July 16 – August 6
Cost: $60 per 4-week session
Limited to 14 kids