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Youth Summer Camps & Classes at UNM Continuing Education

Summer is here, and we have over 150 camps and classes for you to choose from this year!

We are looking forward to welcoming back old friends and greeting new ones! Each of our youth programs here at Continuing Education are designed to find that perfect balance of fun and learning to make for a memorable summer experience. Children ages 5-17 will explore,build,exercise their minds and bodies,tap into their creativity,and dream about their futures through engaging,hands-on,and nurturing programming. With the addition of many new technology camps this year,young coders and digital artists will be creating the apps and websites of the future.

Our staff and instructors are here for you,to help craft the perfect summer camp schedule,to share in your joys and to respond to any needs your family may have. Please reach out to us before,during and after camp to let us know how we did,so we can continue to provide the best summertime experience for you—our community.

Together, let’s launch a lifetime love of learning!


Youth Summer Camps & Class Topics

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Signature (Ages 4-14)

Class Name

How much water does it take to do laundry, wash dishes, flush toilets, water yards, garden and to drink? Where does our water come from? How does it get to my house? Where does the water go when it rains? What does the Rio Grande River have to do with how farmers grow food? How many gallons of water does it take to make chicken tenders? Is there a connection between water and electricity? Why does it matter to recycle? Sprout students will explore the answers to all these questions and more through a series of indoor and outdoor hands on activities and art projects.

17235 | $179

ECO Kid s Camp - Sprouts (ages 6-8) - SUA

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Yvette Tovar
CE South Building

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Creativity (Ages 4-14)

Class Name

Want to be in the movies? Do a play on a stage? Get ready to do all that and more! Young actors will spend five days working on plays, movies, commercials, and learn lots of hilarious improvisational games. We will also have props and funny costumes. Make new friends and be creative. We'll show friends and family what we've been working on all week during our class on Friday.

17135 | $195

Acting for Stage and Screen (ages 6-12) - SUB

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM and Fri 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (6 Session Total)
Staff Sol Acting Academy
CE North Building, CE South Building

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Curious about the law? This camp will introduce kids to the legal process through hands-on participation in a mock trial. Led by an experienced judge and mock trial coach, participants will enhance their skills in public speaking, critical thinking and organization as they make their case. Families are invited to a mock trial presentation on the last day.

17533 | $149

Make Your Case: Introduction to Law Camp (ages 10-14) - SUA

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM and Fri 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (6 Session Total)
Frank Sedillo
CE North Building, CE South Building

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Creativity (Ages 12-17)

Class Name

Explore design in a hands-on way through this summer course for high school students who are interested in the field of architecture and design. Students will have the opportunity to develop innovative solutions to a variety of design problems while simultaneously exploring basic skills and architectural concepts. In an active studio learning environment, students will gain an insight into the profession of architecture and future possibilities for design programs at the university level. This program is a part of the Lobo Learning Launch college and career exploration series for high school students.

17225 | $249

Architecture and Design Camp (ages 15-17) - SUA

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Kimberly Wakefield
UNM School of Architecture and Planning

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Curious about the law? This camp will introduce kids to the legal process through hands-on participation in a mock trial. Led by an experienced judge and mock trial coach, participants will enhance their skills in public speaking, critical thinking and organization as they make their case. Families are invited to a mock trial presentation on the last day.

17533 | $149

Make Your Case: Introduction to Law Camp (ages 10-14) - SUA

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM and Fri 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (6 Session Total)
Frank Sedillo
CE North Building, CE South Building

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Learn the art of singing and get a leg up on your New Mexico All-State Choir audition with the voice and choral faculty of The University of New Mexico, New Mexico's Flagship University. This fun-filled vocal camp includes voice lessons, sight-singing, help with solo song selections, inspired improvisational games geared to make you a better performer, coaching on this year's All-State audition piece, and much more! The camp will end with a performance and reception in UNM's Keller Hall. Meet new friends, have fun singing, and learn from the very best collegiate faculty that New Mexico has to offer!

Note: Registrations before July 20, 2017 will receive 2 complementary UNM parking passes.

17290 | $125

Lobo Vocal Academy (Rising 9th - 12th Grades) - SUA

8/1/17 - 8/2/17
Tue, Wed 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (2 Session Total)
UNM Vocal and Choral Faculty
UNM Center for the Arts

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In this course, students will begin by becoming familiar with the genre of Graphic Novels, then focus on creating their own graphic novels or literary comic books. The students will be guided through the process of brainstorming, writing, drawing, collaborative discussions, group critiques, and instructor direction to produce novels to share at a final book signing featuring their work. Experience with writing and drawing is not required: only creativity and wild imaginations are necessary!

17066 | $149

Bringing Stories to Life: Making a Graphic Novel (ages 12-17) - SUA

8/7/17 - 8/11/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (5 Session Total)
Amalia Lucero
CE South Building

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Students will learn features of the portrait, including placement, scale, and age of the subject with a concentration on eyes, hair, nose, mouth, ears, in both tonal and full color portraits. This class focuses on developing drawing skills with chalk pastels.

17557 | $95

Drawing and Painting Portraits in Chalk Pastel (ages 11-14) - FAA

11/4/17 - 11/18/17
Sat 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Elaine Cimino
CE North Building

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Fitness (Ages 4-14)

Class Name

Teens will challenge themselves with a combination of physical vigor, deep relaxation and fun. Each day will include a variety of yoga, art, and nutrition. Teens will learn to care for themselves by making their own snacks and body care products, in addition to the mental and physical benefits they receive from yoga. No previous yoga experience necessary.

17521 | $145

High Desert Teen/Tween Yoga Camp (ages 12-17) - SUC

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Shana Lane
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Kids yoga camp is a lively and fun place to instill valuable life lessons of self-care, confidence, body awareness, and healthy habits. We do this through making yoga fun and age appropriate. Everyone loves the challenge and excitement of meeting new friends, learning new poses, and using games and crafts to explore the many ways yoga can help balance the mind and body.

17523 | $145

High Desert Kids Yoga Camp (ages 5-11) - SUC

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Yevgeniya Novgorodskaya
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Learn critical child care, safety and care techniques for infancy and children and receive a certification card from ASHI (American Safety and Health Institute), good for two years.

17222 | $75

Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS) (ages 12-17) - SUA

8/5/17
Sat 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (1 Session Total)
Luke Esquibel
CE South Building

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Participants learn the basics of Taekwondo, A Korean art of self-defense. In addition, students will develop social, motor and safety skills which will help them excel in their lives. Fee entitles students to 2 classes per week in age-appropriate classes, for 6 weeks. Uniform and patches are included in fee;; classes are held in an inviting and comfortable 8,100 sq. ft. training facility. Valid for New Students Only - not valid with any other coupons or specials. Please call (505)-856-5616 to schedule your first class. - Mon, Wed, Fri - 4:30pm-5:15pm - Tues, Thurs - 6:00pm-6:45pm - Sat - 10:00am-10:45am

17510 | $125

Tae Kwon Do for Children (ages 7-12) - FAA

9/12/17 - 10/19/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM (12 Session Total)
Philip/Kristine Blackman
Blackman Taekwondo Academy

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Participants learn the basics of Taekwondo, A Korean art of self-defense. In addition, students will develop social, motor and safety skills which help them excel in their lives. Fee entitles students to 2 classes per week in age-appropriate classes, for 6 weeks. Uniform and patches are included in fee;; classes are held in an inviting and comfortable 8,100 sq. ft. training facility. Valid for New Students Only - not valid with any other coupons or specials. Please call (505)-856-5616 to schedule your first class Mon, Wed - 5:15-6:15pm;; Tues, Thurs - 12:00-1:00pm and 6:45-7:45pm;; Fri - 6:00-7:00pm;; Sat - 9:00-10:00am.

17511 | $125

Tae Kwon Do/Self-Defense for Teens (ages 13-17) - FAA

9/12/17 - 10/19/17
Tue, Thu 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (12 Session Total)
Philip/Kristine Blackman
Blackman Taekwondo Academy

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Participants learn the basics of Taekwondo, A Korean art of self-defense. In addition, students will develop social, motor and safety skills which will help them excel in their lives. Fee entitles students to 2 classes per week in age-appropriate classes, for 6 weeks. Uniform and patches are included in fee;; classes are held in an inviting and comfortable 8,100 sq. ft. training facility. Valid for New Students Only - not valid with any other coupons or specials. Please call (505)-856-5616 to schedule your first class. - Mon, Wed, Fri - 4:30pm-5:15pm - Tues, Thurs - 6:00pm-6:45pm - Sat - 10:00am-10:45am

17510 | $125

Tae Kwon Do for Children (ages 7-12) - FAB

10/3/17 - 11/9/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM (12 Session Total)
Philip/Kristine Blackman
Blackman Taekwondo Academy

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Participants learn the basics of Taekwondo, A Korean art of self-defense. In addition, students will develop social, motor and safety skills which help them excel in their lives. Fee entitles students to 2 classes per week in age-appropriate classes, for 6 weeks. Uniform and patches are included in fee;; classes are held in an inviting and comfortable 8,100 sq. ft. training facility. Valid for New Students Only - not valid with any other coupons or specials. Please call (505)-856-5616 to schedule your first class Mon, Wed - 5:15-6:15pm;; Tues, Thurs - 12:00-1:00pm and 6:45-7:45pm;; Fri - 6:00-7:00pm;; Sat - 9:00-10:00am.

17511 | $125

Tae Kwon Do/Self-Defense for Teens (ages 13-17) - FAB

10/3/17 - 11/9/17
Tue, Thu 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (12 Session Total)
Philip/Kristine Blackman
Blackman Taekwondo Academy

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Learn critical child care, safety and care techniques for infancy and children and receive a certification card from ASHI (American Safety and Health Institute), good for two years.

17222 | $75

Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS) (ages 12-17) - FAA

10/12/17
Thu 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (1 Session Total)
Luke Esquibel
CE South Building

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Fitness (Ages 12-17)

Class Name

Teens will challenge themselves with a combination of physical vigor, deep relaxation and fun. Each day will include a variety of yoga, art, and nutrition. Teens will learn to care for themselves by making their own snacks and body care products, in addition to the mental and physical benefits they receive from yoga. No previous yoga experience necessary.

17521 | $145

High Desert Teen/Tween Yoga Camp (ages 12-17) - SUC

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Shana Lane
High Desert Yoga - Nob Hill

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Learn critical child care, safety and care techniques for infancy and children and receive a certification card from ASHI (American Safety and Health Institute), good for two years.

17222 | $75

Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS) (ages 12-17) - SUA

8/5/17
Sat 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (1 Session Total)
Luke Esquibel
CE South Building

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Participants learn the basics of Taekwondo, A Korean art of self-defense. In addition, students will develop social, motor and safety skills which help them excel in their lives. Fee entitles students to 2 classes per week in age-appropriate classes, for 6 weeks. Uniform and patches are included in fee;; classes are held in an inviting and comfortable 8,100 sq. ft. training facility. Valid for New Students Only - not valid with any other coupons or specials. Please call (505)-856-5616 to schedule your first class Mon, Wed - 5:15-6:15pm;; Tues, Thurs - 12:00-1:00pm and 6:45-7:45pm;; Fri - 6:00-7:00pm;; Sat - 9:00-10:00am.

17511 | $125

Tae Kwon Do/Self-Defense for Teens (ages 13-17) - FAA

9/12/17 - 10/19/17
Tue, Thu 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (12 Session Total)
Philip/Kristine Blackman
Blackman Taekwondo Academy

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Tae Kwon Do/Self-Defense for Teens (ages 13-17) - FAB

10/3/17 - 11/9/17
Tue, Thu 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (12 Session Total)
Philip/Kristine Blackman
Blackman Taekwondo Academy

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Learn critical child care, safety and care techniques for infancy and children and receive a certification card from ASHI (American Safety and Health Institute), good for two years.

17222 | $75

Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS) (ages 12-17) - FAA

10/12/17
Thu 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (1 Session Total)
Luke Esquibel
CE South Building

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STEM (Ages 6-14)

Class Name

Children build motorized LEGO® brick models with gears, axles and motors, like the Force Master, Rebel Fighter, Battle in Space and many more. We have Star Wars/Super Heroes LEGO model building, LEGO board games, and creative free play with large tubs of LEGOS. Everyone receives a Bricks 4 Kidz T-shirt. Parents, the kids receive a teaching lesson before each model build. Families, we have a video on the last day highlighting the week's activities.

17123 | $165

LEGO® Galaxy Far Away with Bricks 4 Kidz (ages 5-10) - SUB

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Pat Masters
CE South Building

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Children will build LEGO ® brick models complete with gears, axles, motors and more, like the Space Orbiter, Robot, Lunar Rover while discovering skills in engineering, math and science through a pre-build lesson each day. The program includes access to Star Wars LEGO ® model building, LEGO ® board games, and creative free play with LEGO ® bricks. Each child receives a Bricks 4 Kidz Tee shirt. Families are invited to view a video on the last day highlighting the week's activities.

17143 | $165

LEGO NASA Space Camp: Star Wars Infused with Bricks 4 Kidz (ages 5-10) - SUC

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Pat Masters
UNM West - Rio Rancho

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Children build motorized LEGO® brick models with gears, axles and motors, like the Rescue Robot, Dragster, Batman Tumbler, plus add remote controls. We have LEGO® model building, LEGO® board games, and creative free play with large tubs of LEGOS®. Everyone receives a Bricks 4 Kidz T-shirt. Parents, the kids receive a teaching lesson before each model build. Families, we have a video on the last day highlighting the week's activities.

17147 | $165

LEGO® Remote Control Mania with Bricks 4 Kidz (ages 5-10) - SUB

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (5 Session Total)
Pat Masters
CE South Building

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How much water does it take to do laundry, wash dishes, flush toilets, water yards, garden and to drink? Where does our water come from? How does it get to my house? Where does the water go when it rains? What does the Rio Grande River have to do with how farmers grow food? How many gallons of water does it take to make chicken tenders? Is there a connection between water and electricity? Why does it matter to recycle? Sprout students will explore the answers to all these questions and more through a series of indoor and outdoor hands on activities and art projects.

17235 | $179

ECO Kid s Camp - Sprouts (ages 6-8) - SUA

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Yvette Tovar
CE South Building

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If you love the game Minecraft, and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks, and create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. To access their project at home students, must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

Note: This course is for ages 8-11.

17254 | $179

Minecraft Designers (ages 8-11) - SUC

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Continuing Education Staff
CE South Building

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Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. To access their project at home students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

Note: This course is for ages 11-14.

17258 | $179

Minecraft Modders (ages 11-14) - SUD

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (5 Session Total)
Continuing Education Staff
CE South Building

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Video sensing allows students to design and program their own video games and then test them by interacting with the program via webcam. Students will take home a copy of all their games at the end of camp.

17279 | $175

Software Engineering: Video Sensing (ages 5-8) - SUA

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Engineering for Kids Staff
Engineering for Kids - 3100 Menaul Blvd NE

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Robots are a great asset to have when conditions are too dangerous for humans. Our Robotics Engineers will design and program their robots to respond to simulated disaster situations such as moving rubble and retrieving targets. Students use LEGO® Robotics and computers to learn principles of robotics, computer programming, and teamwork.

Note: Rescue Robots

17462 | $175

Robotics Camp: Rescue Robots (ages 8-14) - SUE

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Engineering for Kids Staff
Engineering for Kids - 3100 Menaul Blvd NE

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Engineers have been involved in designing all the modes of transportation we use. Our Engineering Team will design and build their modes of transportation to see how far around the world they can go.

17494 | $175

Wings, Wheels, and Sails (ages 5-8) - SUB

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Engineering for Kids Staff
Engineering for Kids - 3100 Menaul Blvd NE

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You and a small group have been stranded on a deserted island. How will you work together to engineer your survival and escape from the island?

17498 | $175

Survivor: Engineer's Cove (ages 8-14) - SUA

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Engineering for Kids Staff
Engineering for Kids - 3100 Menaul Blvd NE

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Try this new version of a Black Rocket classic! This class allows you to develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design classes. Students will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of gameplay, and story telling. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

Note: This course is for ages 8-11.

17255 | $179

Make Your First 3D Video Game! (ages 8-11) - SUC

8/7/17 - 8/11/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (5 Session Total)
Continuing Education Staff
CE South Building

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For serious gamers only! Beyond 2D and 3D, now it's time to take it to another level by competing with the world! Students will develop games with a partner using a unique game engine. Students will learn advanced level editing, simple 3D modeling, intermediate event scripting and the impact of game play on user experience. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. System Requirements for home experience: 2GB of RAM, and 2.0GHZ processor.

Note: This section is for ages 11-14.

17263 | $179

Game Labs : Collaborate- Create- Compete in the Ultimate Video Game Experience (ages 11-14) - SUA

8/7/17 - 8/11/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Continuing Education Staff
CE South Building

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An entire week of learning and testing programming in Minecraft using ''Turtles''. Prepare your turtles for any challenge. Note: Children will have no access to the internet or their personal games.

17269 | $175

Minecraft Turtles (ages 8-14) - SUA

8/7/17 - 8/11/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Engineering for Kids Staff
Engineering for Kids - 3100 Menaul Blvd NE

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Teamwork, creativity and skill will bring success to our teams of Engineers. Test your engineering expertise in a variety of challenges.

17467 | $175

Engineering Olympiad (ages 8-14) - SUA

8/7/17 - 8/11/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Engineering for Kids Staff
Engineering for Kids - 3100 Menaul Blvd NE

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Pack your bags and lace up your hiking boots! At Camp Kelvin, we are engineering designs to help us explore the great outdoors. Build a tent, design waterproof clothing, engineer your own survival pack and more!

17473 | $175

Camp Kelvin (ages 5-8) - SUB

8/7/17 - 8/11/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Engineering for Kids Staff
Engineering for Kids - 3100 Menaul Blvd NE

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This camp is a perfect mixture of fun and learning, using LEGO® WeDo™ Robots. Students will build a goal kicker, a goal keeper, and cheerful fans. They will also learn how to program and operate their creations using a laptop computer.

Note: Play Soccer

17496 | $175

Junior Robotics Camp: Play Soccer (ages 5-8) - SUE

8/7/17 - 8/11/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Engineering for Kids Staff
Engineering for Kids - 3100 Menaul Blvd NE

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STEM (Ages 12-17)

Class Name

If you love the game Minecraft, and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks, and create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. To access their project at home students, must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

Note: This course is for ages 8-11.

17254 | $179

Minecraft Designers (ages 8-11) - SUC

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Continuing Education Staff
CE South Building

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Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. To access their project at home students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

Note: This course is for ages 11-14.

17258 | $179

Minecraft Modders (ages 11-14) - SUD

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (5 Session Total)
Continuing Education Staff
CE South Building

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Robots are a great asset to have when conditions are too dangerous for humans. Our Robotics Engineers will design and program their robots to respond to simulated disaster situations such as moving rubble and retrieving targets. Students use LEGO® Robotics and computers to learn principles of robotics, computer programming, and teamwork.

Note: Rescue Robots

17462 | $175

Robotics Camp: Rescue Robots (ages 8-14) - SUE

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Engineering for Kids Staff
Engineering for Kids - 3100 Menaul Blvd NE

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You and a small group have been stranded on a deserted island. How will you work together to engineer your survival and escape from the island?

17498 | $175

Survivor: Engineer's Cove (ages 8-14) - SUA

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Engineering for Kids Staff
Engineering for Kids - 3100 Menaul Blvd NE

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Try this new version of a Black Rocket classic! This class allows you to develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design classes. Students will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of gameplay, and story telling. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

Note: This course is for ages 8-11.

17255 | $179

Make Your First 3D Video Game! (ages 8-11) - SUC

8/7/17 - 8/11/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM (5 Session Total)
Continuing Education Staff
CE South Building

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For serious gamers only! Beyond 2D and 3D, now it's time to take it to another level by competing with the world! Students will develop games with a partner using a unique game engine. Students will learn advanced level editing, simple 3D modeling, intermediate event scripting and the impact of game play on user experience. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. System Requirements for home experience: 2GB of RAM, and 2.0GHZ processor.

Note: This section is for ages 11-14.

17263 | $179

Game Labs : Collaborate- Create- Compete in the Ultimate Video Game Experience (ages 11-14) - SUA

8/7/17 - 8/11/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Continuing Education Staff
CE South Building

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An entire week of learning and testing programming in Minecraft using ''Turtles''. Prepare your turtles for any challenge. Note: Children will have no access to the internet or their personal games.

17269 | $175

Minecraft Turtles (ages 8-14) - SUA

8/7/17 - 8/11/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Engineering for Kids Staff
Engineering for Kids - 3100 Menaul Blvd NE

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Teamwork, creativity and skill will bring success to our teams of Engineers. Test your engineering expertise in a variety of challenges.

17467 | $175

Engineering Olympiad (ages 8-14) - SUA

8/7/17 - 8/11/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Engineering for Kids Staff
Engineering for Kids - 3100 Menaul Blvd NE

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College & Career (Ages 12-17)

Class Name

Explore design in a hands-on way through this summer course for high school students who are interested in the field of architecture and design. Students will have the opportunity to develop innovative solutions to a variety of design problems while simultaneously exploring basic skills and architectural concepts. In an active studio learning environment, students will gain an insight into the profession of architecture and future possibilities for design programs at the university level. This program is a part of the Lobo Learning Launch college and career exploration series for high school students.

17225 | $249

Architecture and Design Camp (ages 15-17) - SUA

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Kimberly Wakefield
UNM School of Architecture and Planning

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Learn the art of singing and get a leg up on your New Mexico All-State Choir audition with the voice and choral faculty of The University of New Mexico, New Mexico's Flagship University. This fun-filled vocal camp includes voice lessons, sight-singing, help with solo song selections, inspired improvisational games geared to make you a better performer, coaching on this year's All-State audition piece, and much more! The camp will end with a performance and reception in UNM's Keller Hall. Meet new friends, have fun singing, and learn from the very best collegiate faculty that New Mexico has to offer!

Note: Registrations before July 20, 2017 will receive 2 complementary UNM parking passes.

17290 | $125

Lobo Vocal Academy (Rising 9th - 12th Grades) - SUA

8/1/17 - 8/2/17
Tue, Wed 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (2 Session Total)
UNM Vocal and Choral Faculty
UNM Center for the Arts

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The SAT Summer Institute is an intensive test prep program that provides students with the tools they need to prepare for and succeed on the SAT. They provide 20 hours of expert classroom instruction in a condensed one-week format, convenient for students seeking to develop essential test-taking tools during the summer

17860 | $449

SAT Summer Institute - SUA

8/7/17 - 8/10/17
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (4 Session Total)
UNMCE Test Prep Instructor
CE South Building

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Youth Camps & Classes Calendar


Youth Program Topics

Class and camp topics include:

Puppet Pandemonium

Creativity:

  • Creative Writing
  • Jewelry-making
  • Puppetry
  • Dance
  • Painting
  • Cartooning
  • Drumming
  • Sculpture
  • Theatre/Acting/Film
Youth Sports Fitness

Health & Fitness:

  • Yoga
  • Youth Sports Fitness Program
  • Tae Kwon Do
  • Golf
Lego Camp

STEM:

  • SciGirls
  • LEGOs
  • Junior Engineering
  • Video Game Design
  • Computer Animation
  • Maxwell Museum
  • Sustainability
  • 3D Printers
Environmental Leadership

Job Training/Career Exploration

  • Babysitting Safety
  • Keyboarding Skills
  • Global Environmental Leadership & Sustainability
  • Intro to Architecture
  • Intro to Law
  • Intro to Engineering
  • Young Writer’s Conference

Youth Forms

Youth Code of Conduct Form | Youth Emergency Contact Form

Note: Parents or guardians must sign students in and out of each class session unless prior permission is given. Please download and complete the Emergency Contact and Code of Conduct Forms,complete them and bring them to the first class session.


Lunch Supervision

Lunch supervision will be provided to youth who are registered for a full day of camps. We ask that youth bring their own non-perishable lunch,with the exception of UNM Main Campus for PBS Kids Camp and Youth Sports Fitness Program,where lunch will be provided by the City of Albuquerque Food Program.


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To reduce summer learning loss the City of Albuquerque is encouraging and rewarding students and families for participating in summer learning activities through Launch to Learn.

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