Fantastic Fire and Wonderful Water!

Are you excited about all things fire? Do you love water play? Come learn the ancient art of fire craft. Whether you are an expert campfire builder or have never lit a match, this is the week for you! Learn how to safely build a campfire using traditional and modern techniques, experience the magic of campfire storytelling, and for campers ages 8-12, learn how to responsibly use a knife to carve your own hot dog roasting stick. We will also explore local rivers and lakes in and near Santa Fe to cool off and learn about where our water comes from and where it goes. Come prepared for lots of games, stories and fun!

Did you knowEarly humans started building intentional fires around 400,000 thousand years ago!

July 18-22 | Ages 5-7 & 8-12

9-4 | Early Care Available 

Mon-Thu $364, Mon-Fri | $450 + tax

Overnight Campout for 8-12  + $75

Challenge Level:

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Amazing Air with Archery

Pull back on the bow, look down the length of the arrow and take aim. Ready, steady, fire! The arrow flies straight and true through the air – bull’s eye! Our resident archery specialist will teach you how to safely use a bow and arrow for target practice at our high desert archery range. All skill levels are welcome, so whether you are an experienced sharpshooter, or this is your first time doing archery, you will learn new skills. In addition to archery, kids will enjoy all of the usual fun Mountain Kids! activities – nature games, tracking, shelter building, crafting and more!

Did you know? Arrows shot in competition fly 2.5 times faster than a sprinting cheetah.

July 11-15 | Ages 5-7 & 8-12

9 am – 4 pm | Early Care Available

Monday-Thursday $364, Monday-Friday $450 +tax

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Fantastic Fire!

Are you excited about all things fire? Come learn the ancient art of fire craft. Whether you are an expert campfire builder or have never lit a match, this is the week for you! Learn how to safely build a campfire using traditional and modern techniques, experience the magic of campfire storytelling, and for campers ages 8-12, learn how to responsibly use a knife to carve your own hot dog roasting stick. Come prepared for lots of games, stories and songs enjoyed around the flames. We hope to see around the fire!

Did you knowEarly humans started building intentional fires around 400,000 thousand years ago!

June 13 – 17 | Ages 5-8

9 – 4 | Early Care Available 

Mon-Thu $364, Mon- Fri $450 + tax

Challenge Level:

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Amazing Air with Archery

Pull back on the bow, look down the length of the arrow and take aim. Ready, steady, fire! The arrow flies straight and true through the air – bull’s eye! Our resident archery specialist will teach you how to safely use a bow and arrow for target practice at our high desert archery range. All skill levels are welcome, so whether you are an experienced sharpshooter, or this is your first time doing archery, you will learn new skills. In addition to archery, kids will enjoy all of the usual fun Mountain Kids! activities – nature games, tracking, shelter building, crafting and more!

Did you know? Arrows shot in competition fly 2.5 times faster than a sprinting cheetah.

June 6-10 | Ages 5-7 & 8-12

9 am – 4 pm | Early Care Available

Mon-Thu $364, Mon-Fri $450 + tax

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Wildschool

Monday and/or Wednesday | Ages 5-12 | 9 am – 3 pm (9 – 2 during winter months)

January 17 – May 18, 2022. Week of March 14 off for Spring Break. 

Enrollment available for one or more days per semester

Challenge Level:

Wildschool is a nature immersion program for children ages 5-12. Days are filled with nature awareness games, primitive skills, tracking, crafting, natural movement, play and story. Phenology (the study of seasonal changes) will be incorporated in an age-appropriate way.

Listening to the wild within and all around, the children enliven their animal senses, tuning their creativity and awareness to outer rhythms and seasonal changes.

COVID-Safe practices will be followed.

Monthly Tuition: $340 + tax. $10% discount for multiple day enrollment. Monthly Payment Plans. Seasonal Enrollment.

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Wildside Saturdays

October-December 2021 | Monthly Saturdays

Ages 5-11 | 10am – 3pm

Challenge Level:

Wildside is a monthly skills building and nature connection program which runs throughout the school year, with seasonal enrollment.

This is an empowering adventure for children and youth, providing them an opportunity to inquire, engage and challenge themselves in skills that will provide them with a deep sense of nature connection and accomplishment.

Wilderness skills, archery, tracking, orienteering, shelter building and natural crafts will be a part of our time together. As a group we will build strong trust and communication skills and have a lot of fun playing team building and nature-connection games.

COVID-safe practices will be followed.

October 2nd, November 6th, December 4th

Scholarship Application

Registration Begins August 1, 2021

Mountain Kids! After School

Get your kids out to play in nature!

Mountain Kids! After School program is a place for children to engage in free-play, group games, exploration, hiking, wilderness skills, and arts & crafts during adventures on local trails.

Studies (and experience) show that being outside in nature is good for children’s social, emotional and spiritual health. Children develop greater confidence, team work skills and build up tolerance for adversity by spending time outside, and so much more!  All of this while having fun, getting dirty, and best for parents; tired!

COVID-safe practices will be followed. 

Tuesday and/or Thursday | Ages 5-12 | 3:30-5:30pm

***Thursdays Begin Sept 16th, 2021***

August 30-December 15 , 2021

January 10-May 25, 2021

Challenge Level: (Age-Appropriate)

Monthly Tuition: Tuesday $150 + tax, Thursday $150 + tax 

  • school pick up available – additional $15 per day

Scholarship  Application.

Registration Begins August 1, 2021

Mountain Biking Camp

June 28 – July 2 | Ages 8-13

8:30–3:30 | Early & After Camp Available

Monday-Thursday $395 | Mon-Fri $475 | Mon-Fri (8-5:30) $575 + tax

Challenge Level:

Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate rider, grab your mountain bike and get tuned up for some riding adventures! Riders will learn tips for riding single track, trail etiquette, and riding smart. We will ride at La Tierra where there is plenty of single-track and a great flow track full of whoop-de-doos and yehaws.  We will split the group according to age and skill. If we get some really hot days, we will reward ourselves by heading to a cool, watery location!

Scholarship Application