The Sunday Journal
Kids’ Activity Guide
participate in mountain hikes,team-building activities, nighthikes, a ropes course, and meetnew friends from other JCCs.Blast Off to Science Camp,ages 6-13, June 14-18, $315members/$395 nonmembers.Each day, campers willbe involved in hands-onexperiments, fun arts andcrafts, and games based on thedifferent areas of science.Five-Day Sports and ActivityCamp, ages 5-13, Aug.9-13. $200 members $280nonmembers. Campers willplay fun gym games includingcapture the flag, dodge ball,kickball, “sell out,” cooperativegames and much more. Dailyrecreational swimming also willbe included.Performing Arts Camp,ages 6-13, Aug. 9-13. $210members/$275 nonmembers.This 5-day camp will includeazz, ballet, tumbling, floorgymnastics, arts and crafts,and musical theater. Childrenwill put everything together for abig end-of-camp performance.
– 4STAR from state of NM, CYFDlicensing. June 4-Aug. 4 – fullday, Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6p.m. Affordable, bilingual, safe,educational/recreation programfor 3- to 12-year-old children.Weekly field trips, swimming,art, crafts, cooking, sports,low ratios. CYFD assistancewelcome! 242-4333.
532 Osuna NE, hostsSummerPrep 2010: Dare toDiscover, for students enteringgrades K-12. More than 80outdoor, academic, arts andsports classes, includingmany new opportunitiesfor middle and high schoolstudents. Classes are small,with a maximum enrollmentof 12 students unless statedotherwise in course description.SummerPrep 2010 takes placeJune 7-July 16.Before- and after-careare available. Call 338-3000, Fax 338-3099, firstname.lastname@example.org visitwww.sandiaprep.org andclick on “Summer-Prep.”SummerPrep Director: TinaGibson.Summer School: In additionto camps in arts, sports andthe outdoors, SummerPrep2010: Dare to Discover offersa variety of academic classestaught by experienced teachers.High school classes include ACTPrep, Computer Graphics 1 and2, Creative Writing Workshop(with local authors andteachers) and Travel Abroad:Tropical Ecology in CostaRica & Nicaragua. Middle/elementary school classesinclude The Writing Workshop,Fitness and Sports Camp,Crimebusters: DNA ForensicScience, and Experience ThePhilippines. Also offered forelementary school studentsare Robotics and Be-DazzledScience Experiments. Otherclass topics include: ComePlay With Me (K-3) with earlychildhood professional,Melissa Bentley; Biology;Earthquakes, Volcanoes &Tornadoes; Space Exploration;Hands-On Geometry; BuildingMathematical Minds; Spanish;China Tour; Play writing anda variety of computer andtechnology classes.Day Programs: Kids canchoose from numerousfun-filled workshops atSummerPrep 2010 taught byexperienced teachers, suchas: Beginning and AdvancedBackpacking; Beginning RockClimbing; Space Exploration;“Jungle Book” Musical Theater;“Guys and Dolls Jr.” MusicalTheater; Jazz, Ballet andModern Dance; ComputerGraphic Design; Photographyand Film Making; Kids Cook andCrimebusters: DNA ForensicScience. SummerPrep alsofeatures various introductoryand advanced sports camps,including camps in tennis,soccer, volleyball, basketball,badminton, softball, kickball,flag football and baseball.Sports/Recreation: Studentsentering grades K-3 canregister for SummerPrep 2010afternoon Come Play WithMe, where they will learn andexplore through multisensoryplay activities. Students willdevelop or enhance their skillsin a variety of physical activitiesand sports in a noncompetitiveatmosphere. Students enteringgrades 4-8 can sign up forafternoon Fitness and SportsCamps, where they’ll enjoyone fun-filled week in each of several sports. Students willwork together in a team settingto develop both skill-buildingand good-natured competition.Students are welcome to attendweekly or throughout the entiresix-week SummerPrep program.Soccer enthusiasts enteringgrades K-5 and tennis playersentering grades 1-8 canpractice their sport, learn thefundamentals and improvetheir skills in Soccer Camp andTennis Camp. Middle schoolbasketball players enteringgrades 5-8 will enjoy the MiddleSchool Basketball Camp, wherethey can improve their skills andcompete in the SummerPrepTournament. (Both co-ed andgirls basketball camps areoffered.)Arts/Performing: SummerPrep2010 offers a wealth of artsand performing camps foraspiring artists and performers,as well as kids who just wantto explore their creative side!Classes are taught by artsprofessionals and trainedteachers. The new class Art,Photography and Filmmakingis offered in the afternoons.Other options include The ClayWorkshop, Artistic Expressions,Digital Filmmaking, TheDigital Darkroom 1 and 2, andAdvanced Clay Tech. Returningfavorites include Mixed MediaPhotography, Guitar Class 1and 2, Musical Theater (“JungleBook” for grades 1-8 and “Guysand Dolls Jr.” for grades 6-12),Clay, Drawing, Puppetry, Dance,Comedy Class and more. Fora catalog or more information,contact Sandia Prep at 338-3000, e-mail email@example.com or visitwww.sandiaprep.org
.St. John’s United MethodistChurch
is hosting a stunningVacation Bible School full of galactic fun for children ages 3through rising 6th-graders. Havea Galactic Blast!
Galactic Blastis July 19-23, 9 a.m.-12:30p.m. at St. John’s. Lunch andsnacks are included. S.M.A.R.T.(Summer Music Art, Rhythmand Theater) Camp will be held12:30-4 p.m. as a separateprogram for children in 1st-6thgrade. Register early! Earlyregistration ends June 18. Formore information, contact St.John’s UMC at 883-9717 orsend an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. John’s UMC PreschoolPlus
, nationally accredited.We offer six sensational,weeklong summer day campsthroughout June and July from9 a.m.-1 p.m. Choose fromArt, Gardening, Summertimefun, Stars-n-Stripes, FeatheryFriends, and Reduce, Reuse,& Recycle. 3-year-olds to 3rdgrade. Call 883-0496 forfantastic summer fun! 2626Arizona NE, Alb., N.M. 87110
Summer@ St. Pius X
, 5301St. Josephs NW, Alb., N.M.87120. 831-8400; Web sitesaintpiusx.com; Contact: JackieDeVault, summer programassistant. Fun classes withhands-on activities open to allarea middle school studentsages 10-14. Two-week sessionsrun from June 7-18, June 21-July2 and July 6-16. Schedule offersmorning and afternoon optionswith child care; students canselect different sessions,part-time classes or fill theentire day of activities from8:15 a.m. until 5 p.m. Smallclasses with limited enrollment.Offerings include ComputerArt, Cooking, Photography,Maskmaking, Beading,Retablos, Costume Design,Science and Engineering forKids, Rocket Making, Hot AirBalloons, African Drumming,Orchestra and Band, Ghosts of New Mexico and much more.Request a catalog online or byphone and join the excitement!See our other programs in artsand athletics, too.
Third annual HDWP WritingExperience 2010
— TonyHillerman Middle School willhost this year’s two- or three-week writers’ camp for kidsin grades 4 to 9. Camp runsJune 7-18 or till June 25 from9 a.m.-2 p.m., M-F. To save,register by April 24 at $150/week. Campers will experiencephotography, art, video anddrama through the lens of writing. Detailed info andapplication on our Web site:hdwp.org. Questions? Call792-0698 x 37602.
UNM Continuing Education
invites you to plan a summerfull of adventure for your child.UNM Continuing Education’sEspecially for Youth programoffers classes, camps andconferences designed toprovide kids from 6-17exciting and enriching summeropportunities.Here are a few offerings: The3rd Annual UNM Young WritersConference (ages 10-17) 9a.m.-4 p.m., June 5. Cost is$55. Multiple themed campsthroughout the summer include:Architecture and Design Camp(ages 14-17), Funky Footwork(ages 6-13), Where the WildThings Are (ages 6-11), Pawsand Claws Pet Lovers Camp(ages 11-13), Film Camp (ages13-17), Computer Video GameDesign (ages 10-16), YouthSports Fitness (ages 6-14) andmany more. Classes includeRock Climbing, Web SiteDesign, Tea Time 101, TeenYoga, Tae Kwon Do for Children,Sewing for Animal Lovers, JuniorGolf and more! Call NaomiSandweiss, 505-277-0698, ore-mail email@example.com. Toregister or to order a catalog,call 505-277-0077 or visitdce.unm.edu.
– AProgram of Invent Now Kids,Albuquerque, NM. The CampInvention program is a nonprofitenrichment program thatfocuses on science, technology,engineering and math (STEM)activities through inquiry-based, hands-on learning forchildren entering grades 1through 6. The Camp Inventionprogram is run in partnershipwith the United States Patentand Trademark Office. 2010Camp Locations – Albuquerque:Tierra Antigua Elementary,June 7-11; BandelierElementary, June 14-18;Marie Hughes Elementary,June 14-18; Matheson ParkElementary, June 21-25;Osuna Elementary, July 19-23;Clovis – Mesa Elementary, July26-30; Las Cruces – DesertHills Elementary, June 7-11;Hillrise Elementary, June 14-18;Ojo Caliente – Ojo CalienteElementary, June 21-25; RioRancho – Enchanted HillsElementary, June 21-25; SantaFe – Mission Viejo ChristianAcademy, July 26-30; Newcurriculum each year! Toregister call 1-800-968-4332 oronline at campinvention.org!
Challenger Learning CenterNew Mexico
, Summer Camps2010:June 21-24, Crater Kids 9a.m.-noon. Gr. K-1, $80June 21-25, Cosmic Capers,12:30-3:30 p.m. Gr. 5-9, $150July 12-16, Rocketry, 9 a.m.-noon. Gr. 4-9, $125July 12-16, Robotics, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Gr. 4-5, $125July 12-16, Tiger Team,12:30-3:30 p.m. Gr. 6-12,$125July 26-30, Micronauts, 9a.m.-noon. Gr. 2-4, $125July 26-30, Flight Specialists,12:30-3:30 p.m. Gr. 2-4, $100Call 505-248-1776 to register.challengernm.org
Hands-on Minds-onTechnologies (HMTech)
Summer Science Program isan educational supplementtargeting African-Americanmiddle and high schoolstudents. Students of all racesand ethnicities are welcome toparticipate and encouraged toenroll. The program is designedto spark interest in pursuingcareers in science, technology,math and engineering. There isno cost to attend the program.HMTech is offered everySaturday in June from 9 a.m.-3p.m. For additional informationvisithmtech.sandia.gov/index.htm.
The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
, 601Eubank SE, hosts Science isEverywhere Summer Camp forchildren who have completedgrades K-7. Experience thewonders of science in one-weeksessions Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to4 p.m. (with extended time forpick up from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.),May 31 through Aug. 13. Wenow offer before- and after-camp care! Sessions includeAwesome Anatomy, CSI CampScene Investigations, MaterialsScience, Forces of Flight, MessyMixtures, Space Odyssey,Science Fashionistas, Scienceof Art, Hogwerts, Gadgets andGizmos, Great Inventors, GoingGreen, Lotions and EdiblePotions, and RoboQuest I, II orIII. Call 245-2137, ext. 103, orvisitnuclearmuseum.org
YouthLeadership Summer ScienceAdventure Camp. Session 1:June 14-25, Session 2: July5-16, and Session 3: July26-Aug. 6. $300/child; siblingdiscounts available. ContactDeidre Linden, 281-1133, ext.7#, firstname.lastname@example.org orvisit talkingtalons.com.
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