Summer Program Information

Here are some resources for locating summer program offerings in the region:

New Mexico Kids Magazine can be picked up at many locations throughout the region. The annual May/June issue includes a listing of summer camps and programs in the Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, Los Alamos and Española regions.  The 2021 edition is available on-line (summer activities directory starts on page 40).


Additional resources in the state:


The New Mexico Museum of Space History hosts Rocketeer Academy summer camps.

Albuquerque area:

The City of Albuquerque sponsors low cost programs at community centers and playgrounds in the metro.

Albuquerque Public Schools also provide summer learning programs in the metro.

2016 Summer Program report for the Albuquerque Metro Area: ABQ Summer Programs

Explora Science Center and Children's Museum has a range of summer camps available.

UNM/UNITE Summer Academy - The UNM Engineering Student Success Center (ESS) with the support of the U.S. Army Education Outreach Program (AEOP) is sponsoring the Energy/UNITE Summer Academy Program for high school students. The summer program will take place at the University of New Mexico main campus in Albuquerque and is free of charge to participants.  The program is designed to encourage students with an interest in STEM related topics prepare to pursue college-level studies and careers in engineering and STEM related career fields.

UNM Summer Transportation Institute - The STI Program, sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration, the NM Department of Transportation and the UNM School of Engineering is a three week residential program designed to prepare students for college living and academic study in STEM related career fields within the transportation industry.  Activities will expose participants to all modes of transportation:  air, land, and water and will include topics on city planning and transportation safety.


Clovis Community College has its own Kids College.


San Juan College has a Kids Kollege program in the summer.

Gallup Area:

The City of Gallup Parks and Recreation Department has published a booklet with information on their Summer Programs and Activities for children and youth in the area. 

Explora and the Rehoboth Christian School are collaborating on a sensory friendly camp especially designed for the exceptionalities of children with autism. The camp will be held from 8am - Noon from June 17-20.  For additional information or to register, either drop by the Rehoboth Christian School Administration building or contact Deanna Benson (505) 726-9603 or

Las Cruces:

Las Cruces Kids

City of Las Cruces

Camps 4 Kids

New Mexico State University Summer Camp


Lovington Youth Center Summer Camps

Northern New Mexico:

Northern New Mexico STEAM Hub - Summer Camp opportunities

2021 Summer Physics Camp for Young Women

Santa Fe:

STEM Santa Fe - Summer STEM camp offerings


TWIRL - Inventors Summer Camps

Other camps - listing on the TWIRL website with additional summer activity information in the Taos Area (scroll down).


Mesalands Community College Summer Adventure Camp


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