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Patrick Smith Park

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1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501

April 2019

Wildschool

April 23
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
$65

Ages 5 - 11

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays | 9 am - 2pm

Wildschool is a nature immersion program for children. Our days are filled with nature awareness games, primitive skills, tracking, crafting, natural movement and story.

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Wildside: Wilderness Skills

April 28
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until April 28, 2019

Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Wildside is a monthly skills building program which runs throughout the school year, culminating in an (optional) backpacking trip in June.

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May 2019

Backcountry Service Trip with Backcountry Horsemen

May 28 - May 31
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$550

May 28-31 | Ages 11-15 Tuesday-Friday in the Backcountry | $550 + Tax | All Materials & Transportation Included Challenge Level: Mountain Kids! is partnering with the Santa Fe Fat Tire Society, the Santa Fe National Forest, and the Backcountry Horsemen for a four-day backcountry trip into the Santa Fe National Forest. Campers will hike in carrying only their clothes and water. Horses will carry the food, tents and tools for the trail work the campers will perform during their…

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June 2019

Wilderness Skills with Campout

June 3 - June 7
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$395 – $460

June 3-7 | Ages 9-14 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available | Overnight campout in survival shelters Mon-Thur $395 | Mon-Fri $460 | + Tax | All Materials & Transportation Included Challenge Level: During this week we will explore survival basics: fire, water and survival shelters.  We will emphasize making an effective survival shelter which we will sleep outside in during our overnight campout. Our exploration of modern and primitive fire making techniques (hand drill & bow drill) will…

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Forts & Forests

June 3 - June 7
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$330 – $395

June 3-7 | Ages 5-8 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Mon-Thu $330 | Mon-Fri $395 | + Tax | All Materials & Transportation Included Challenge Level: Learn everything you have ever wanted to know about forts, survival shelters, forests and trees in this week long adventure of building forts and fairy houses. What is a debris hut and how it is different than a wicki-up? Why won’t a stick fort keep me warm and dry, and how can…

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Bikes & Boats: MTB, Kayaking and Rafting!

June 10 - June 14
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$415 – $475

June 10-14 | Ages 9-14 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Mon-Thu $415 | Mon-Fri $475 | + Tax | Materials & Transportation Included Challenge Level: Mountain Biking, Kayaking & White Water Rafting! This is an action-packed, skill-building camp for 9-14 year olds who are eager to get out and push themselves on bikes and on the water.  We will spend two days on mountain bikes, one day in kayaks with our expert Steve Gibons, and one day white…

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Backpacking Wheeler Peak

June 17 - June 21
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$550

June 17-21 | Ages 11-15 (or with permission) 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Overnights: Two Nights Camping Out Mon-Fri - $550 + Tax | Materials & Transportation Included Challenge Level: This two-night, three-day backpacking trip will provide campers an opportunity to challenge themselves and enjoy the beauty, serenity and fun of being in the wilderness. Campers will learn how to prepare and pack for a backpacking trip, the 6 W’s, map reading and Leave No Trace principles. Campers…

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Wonders of Water

June 17 - June 21
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$330 – $395

June 17-21 | Ages 5-9 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Mon-Thu $330 | Mon-Fri $395 | + Tax | All Materials & Transportation Included Challenge Level: Water is an important issue in the Southwest, and a great resource for recreation and play on a hot summer’s day. Campers will have the opportunity to swim and play near many natural water sources and will practice purifying water to drink. We will learn where our water comes from and where…

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Wilderness Skills

June 24 - June 28
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$330 – $395

June 24-28 | Ages 5-8 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Mon-Thu $330 | Mon-Fri $395 | + Tax | All Materials & Transportation Included Challenge Level: Survival shelters (and forts!) will be a key activity this week. Campers will also learn how to prepare for a hike and stay safe in the wilderness. Campers will learn the four cardinal directions, how to find north without a compass, and the importance of attitude in a survival situation. The seeds…

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Photo Safari

June 24 - June 28
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$330 – $395

June 24-28 | Ages 9-14 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Mon-Thu $330 | Mon-Fri $395 | + Tax | All Materials & Transportation Included Challenge Level: It's back!! 🙂 Join us for a week of having fun taking photos in nature.  Kids will learn about shutter speed and aperture and how to use them for creative effect. We will talk about composition and what makes a great photograph. We will practice taking portraits and get up close to…

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July 2019

Mud, Clay and Camouflage

July 1 - July 5
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$357 – $427

July 1-5 | Ages 5-8 & 9-14 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available | We will have camp on July 4th Mon-Thu $330 | Mon-Fri $395 | + Tax | All Materials & Transportation Included Challenge Level: Getting dirty has to be one of the greatest joys of childhood - It also has advantages! This week we will learn about mud, clay and camouflage in a variety of ways.  We’ll muck in the mud, make healing clay poultices, create with…

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Robin Hood’s Secrets with Archery

July 8 - July 12
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$330 – $395

July 8-12 | Ages 5-8 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Mon-Thu $330 | Mon-Fri $395 | + Tax | All Materials & Transportation Included Challenge Level: The story of Robin Hood evokes clever and thoughtful adventures in the woods, stealthy river crossings, balancing on logs and fine homes in trees. How did this merry band of men and women keep their camp secretly hidden from foes? What were these skills of invisibility they had, enabling them to watch…

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Forest Survival with Archery

July 8 - July 12
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$330 – $395

July 8-12 | Ages 9-14 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Mon-Thu $330 | Mon-Fri $395 | + Tax | All Materials & Transportation Included Challenge Level: During this week we will explore survival basics: fire, water, shelter, first aid and archery. We will use local plants to make a healing salve for our own mini-survival kits. We will orient to the four directions and look for landmarks as we hike and explore wild places. We will learn modern…

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Secret Language of Birds & Bugs

July 15 - July 19
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$330 – $395

July 15-19 | Ages 5-8 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Mon-Thu: $330 | Mon-Fri: $395 | + Tax | All Materials & Transportation Included Challenge Level: Learning the secret language of birds opens up a whole new way of understanding our forests and what is happening around us. Amidst our adventures into nature, we will learn bird language, and listen and look for birds. We will learn about local species and what they eat. Of course, birds love…

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Survival Hunting Tools

July 15 - July 19
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$357 – $427

July 15-19 | Ages 9-14 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Mon-Thu $330 | Mon-Fri $395 | + Tax | All Materials & Transportation Included Challenge Level: We will learn how to make survival tools that ancient people used to capture animals in the wild.  You will make your own survival bow and arrow, spear, and rabbit stick. We will teach safety with knives and the tools we create and how to use them effectively. There will be time…

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Wonders of Water

July 22 - July 26
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$330 – $395

July 22-26 | Ages 5-8 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Mon-Thu $330 | Mon-Fri $395 | + Tax | All Materials & Transportation Included Challenge Level: Water is an important issue in the Southwest, and a great resource for fun on a hot summer’s day.  Campers will have the opportunity to swim and play near many natural water sources. We will practice a variety of methods to purify water to drink.  We will learn where our water comes…

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Wilderness Skills

July 29 - August 2
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$330 – $395

July 29 - August 2 | Ages 5-8 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Mon-Thu $330 | Mon-Fri $395 | + Tax | All Materials Included Challenge Level: This is where the fun begins for our young campers. Learn how to prepare for a hike and stay safe in the wilderness. Campers will learn the four cardinal directions, how to find north without a compass, signaling for help, and the importance of attitude in a survival situation. Survival shelters…

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Wilderness Skills: Trapping Techniques

July 29 - August 2
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$330 – $395

July 29-August 3 | Ages 9-14 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Mon-Thu $330 | Mon-Fri $395 | + Tax | All Materials Included Challenge Level: During this week we will explore survival basics: fire, water, shelters. However, our main skill focus this week will be on trapping techniques. How did our ancestors and the peoples native to this land feed, clothe and provide tools for themselves? Much of these materials come from animals small and large from land,…

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August 2019

Muddy Buddies!

August 5 - August 9
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$330 – $395

August 5-9 | Ages 5-8 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Mon-Thu $330 | Mon-Fri $395 | + Tax | All Materials Included Challenge Level: Getting dirty has to be one of the greatest joys of childhood. This week we will learn the different qualities of earth, mud and clay and how to build, paint, use it therapeutically and create with it in a variety of ways. We’ll muck in the mud and camouflage ourselves in nature paint, disguised…

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Mud, Clay and Camouflage

August 5 - August 9
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$330 – $395

August 5-9 | Ages 9-14 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Mon-Thu $330 | Mon-Fri $395 | + Tax | All Materials Included Challenge Level: Getting dirty has to be one of the greatest joys of childhood - It also has advantages! This week we will learn about mud, clay and camouflage in a variety of ways.  We’ll muck in the mud, make healing  clay poultices, create things with clay, and combine both art forms to camouflage ourselves in…

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The Artist’s Adventure

August 12 - August 16
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$365 – $435

August 12-16 | Ages 5–8 & 9-14 8:30–4pm | Early & After Care Available Mon-Thu $365 | Mon-Fri $435 | + Tax | All Materials Included Challenge Level: The world of nature provides endless expressions of beauty and materials for us to play with. This week we will create with rocks, water, earth, willow and wool. Felting will be a special focus during the week. Singing, storytelling and a practice of gifting each other and the natural world with our…

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Cooking Adventures in Nature

August 19 - August 23
Patrick Smith Park, 1010-1098 East Alameda St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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$350 – $475

August 19-23 | Ages 5-8 & 9-14 8:30am–4pm | Early & Aftercare Available 5-8 year olds | Mon-Thu $350 | Mon-Fri $415 | + tax | All Materials Included Overnight Campout for 9-14 year olds at Abiquiu Lake 9-14 year olds | Mon-Thu $415 | Mon-Fri $475 | + tax | All Materials Included Challenge Level: Campers will engage in learning how to identify the edible berries, leaves, flowers and roots of our bio-region safely and with an experienced adult,…

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