Mountain Kids!

AN OUTDOOR ADVENTURE PROGRAM IN SANTA FE, NM

AT OUR CORE

Mountain Kids! is an outdoor education and adventure program for children in Santa Fe, New Mexico. We aim to foster a sense of community and personal challenge, while instilling a love of nature and all that it provides. Learn more

CAMP OVERVIEW

We offer hands-on educational adventures in nature for 5-16 year olds through summer camp and year-round programs. Learn more

OUR GOAL

To reach all children in Santa Fe and beyond, helping to create a healthy new generation of young people, that care about the earth and each other. Learn more

What if wildness is the highest form of the imagination?
- Terry Tempest Williams

2019 Programs
OUR TEAM
All Mountain Kids Staff are trained in First Aid and CPR (at a minimum) and have passed a criminal background check. Staff Training includes learning Mountain Kids safety protocol, and our mission, philosophy and activities.

MOUNTAIN KIDS! BLOG

August 12 : The Artist’s Adventure

What better way to start an adventure than by making a pouch to place all of your treasures in! On Monday we began our week by setting up a felting station in Hyde Park Campground, from where we played games, took a hike to a waterfall nearby and got wet and soapy. The smell...

August 19: Cooking Adventures in Nature

Monday morning greeted the Mountain Kids with the chance to harvest apples at the beaver ponds, which of course included some tree climbing for those who felt called to do so! The Eagles were very successful in the apple hunt, picking more than 200 apples in a short amount of time! They did most of...

August 5: Mud, Clay, & Camouflage

It’s been another muddy good week with the Mountain Kids! It all began with an adventure to Deer Creek, where the Hummingbirds and the Eagles discovered several puddles of mud, camouflaged themselves from head to toe, and cooled down with an afternoon spent playing in the flowing water. While the Hummingbirds played in the stream...

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10

Years

242

Camps

2657

Kids

52000

Miles hiked

WHAT OUR FANS SAY

I am really grateful to have found Mountain Kids; I love the philosophy of the camp and it has really encouraged Sam in his love of nature and hiking.

Lorri Ballard

Mother extraordinaire!
My kids vote this the best summer camp in Santa Fe!

Kendel Broad

An Awesome Mom from Florida
I was particularly impressed by the organization and thought-out structure of the camp. When my son told me about the finer details of his days (like listening to chapter books on the ride to the trail or playing games to encourage water drinking), I felt even more confident and happy about our choice of camp.

Gretchen Hayden

Marvelous Mom
My girls love the super fun, energetic counselors - their parents lack the enthusiasm to get them hiking. They love meeting new friends while hiking. The atmosphere is so friendly, they have an insta-community of friends, even if they just met.

Erika Bensen

Wonder Mom!
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