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Youth Programs at UNM Continuing Education

UNM Continuing Education

Throughout the year, we have over 150 camps and classes for you to choose from!

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 educational experience. Children ages 4-17 will explore, build, exercise their minds and bodies, tap into their creativity, and dream about their futures through engaging, hands-on, and nurturing programming.

Our staff and instructors are here for you, to help craft the perfect 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 class to let us know how we did,so we can continue to provide the best experience for you—our community.

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


Youth Class Topics

Click a topic below to see upcoming classes.

Creativity

Class Name

Hip‐hop for ages four to five teaches young dancers to feel the groove with the rhythmic steps and awesome music of hip‐hop dance.

17183 | $149

Hip Hop (ages 4‐5) - FAA

9/6/17 - 10/11/17
Wed 4:00 PM ‐ 4:45 PM (6 Session Total)
Staff Keshet Arts
Keshet Center for the Arts

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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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Jazz for ages four to five provides a foundation for young dancers in the rhythmic and stylized dance form, set to upbeat and fun music.

17176 | $149

Jazz Dance (ages 4‐5) - FAA

9/9/17 - 10/14/17
Sat 10:00 AM ‐ 10:45 AM (6 Session Total)
Staff Keshet Arts
Keshet Center for the Arts

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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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Teens will explore expressive mark making and pushing a drawing to its limit. Students will work on projects that develop confidence, skills and enable them to explore the medium using references from surrealism, abstract expressions and impressionism. Each week the student will complete a large drawing in chalk pastel ranging from rendering to the shape of relationships. Note: Music will be played and a supply fee of $25 is due to the instructor at first class.

17559 | $95

Expressive Drawing with Chalk Pastels and Charcoal (ages 11‐14) - FAA

9/9/17 - 9/23/17
Sat 10:00 AM ‐ 2:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Elaine Cimino
CE South Building

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This pastel course for youth ages 11 to 14 years old will teach the basics and essential techniques of drawing with soft chalk pastels to explore their creativity through concentrating on tonal value, form, texture, and color.

17548 | $95

Chalk Pastel Painting in Still life and Landscape (ages 11‐14) - FAA

10/7/17 - 10/21/17
Sat 10:00 AM ‐ 2:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Elaine Cimino
CE South Building

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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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Hip‐hop for ages four to five teaches young dancers to feel the groove with the rhythmic steps and awesome music of hip‐hop dance.

17183 | $149

Hip Hop (ages 4‐5) - FAB

10/18/17 - 11/29/17
Wed 4:00 PM ‐ 4:45 PM (6 Session Total)
Staff Keshet Arts
Keshet Center for the Arts

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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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Jazz for ages four to five provides a foundation for young dancers in the rhythmic and stylized dance form, set to upbeat and fun music.

17176 | $149

Jazz Dance (ages 4‐5) - FAB

10/21/17 - 12/2/17
Sat 10:00 AM ‐ 10:45 AM (6 Session Total)
Staff Keshet Arts
Keshet Center for the Arts

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Calling all aspiring writers! 50,000 words in a month? Join us for an event series you wont want to miss. NanoWriMo is the National Novel Writing Month happening in November. This online writing community is coming to life here at UNM Continuing Ed. Each Saturday will include inspiration, facilitated writing time, opportunities for peer reviews, and will culminate in an evening showcase of our work.

17179 | $125

NaNoWriMo Writing Series (ages 12‐17) - FAA

10/28/17 - 11/30/17
Sat 12:00 PM ‐ 2:00 PM and Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 8:00 PM (5 Session Total)
Continuing Education Staff
CE North Building, CE South Building

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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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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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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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Fitness

Class Name

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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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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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

Register Online for this Class
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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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

Register Online for this Class
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

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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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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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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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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STEM

Class Name

This math preparation course will provide students with an overview of arithmetic, algebra, linear algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and an introduction to calculus so that they are ready for college level math courses.

17205 | $125

Understanding Mathematics for College (ages 14‐17) - FAA

10/14/17 - 12/9/17
Sat 9:30 AM ‐ 11:00 AM (8 Session Total)
Pete Otero
CE South Building

Register Online for this Class
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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College & Career

Class Name

SAT Blitz Live‐Online sessions provide all the same preparation of the traditional classroom sessions from the comfort and convenience of your home. The online class format is delivered by a live instructor, providing the interactivity of a classroom experience and the convenience of an online course. Sessions are recorded and made available for review. This course meets once or twice a week and include 16 hours of instruction. The Live‐Online SAT Blitz is conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular SAT dates.

17862 | $399

SAT Blitz Live‐Online - FAA

9/6/17 - 10/2/17
Mon, Wed 4:00 PM ‐ 6:00 PM (8 Session Total)
UNMCE Test Prep Instructor
N/A

Register Online for this Class
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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The Live‐Online ACT Blitz is delivered in an easy to follow format while giving you the familiar experience of working within a traditional classroom setting. The online class format is delivered by a live instructor, providing the interactivity of a classroom experience and the convenience of an online course. Sessions are recorded and made available for review. These courses meet once or twice a week and include 16 hours of instruction. Courses are conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT dates.

17852 | $399

ACT Live‐Online Blitz - FAA

9/28/17 - 10/24/17
Tue, Thu 4:00 PM ‐ 6:00 PM (8 Session Total)
UNMCE Test Prep Instructor
N/A

Register Online for this Class
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

The ACT Blitz is an intensive test prep program that provides students with the tools they need to prepare for and ace the ACT. The ACT Blitz is offered during the academic year to prepare students to reach the test date of their choice at peak performance. These courses meet once per week, allowing time to practice new skills during the week. Our multi‐week format of the ACT Prep Course leads to greater opportunities for learning and interaction with our expert instructors. Courses are conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT dates and include 16 hours of instruction.

17851 | $399

ACT Blitz - FAA

10/1/17 - 10/22/17
Sun 1:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM (4 Session Total)
UNMCE Test Prep Instructor
CE South Building

Register Online for this Class
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

SAT Blitz Live‐Online sessions provide all the same preparation of the traditional classroom sessions from the comfort and convenience of your home. The online class format is delivered by a live instructor, providing the interactivity of a classroom experience and the convenience of an online course. Sessions are recorded and made available for review. This course meets once or twice a week and include 16 hours of instruction. The Live‐Online SAT Blitz is conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular SAT dates.

17862 | $399

SAT Blitz Live‐Online - FAB

10/4/17 - 10/30/17
Mon, Wed 4:00 PM ‐ 6:00 PM (8 Session Total)
UNMCE Test Prep Instructor
N/A

Register Online for this Class
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

The SAT Blitz course is during the academic year to prepare students to reach the test date of their choice at peak performance. This course meets once per week, allowing time to practice new skills during the week. This multi‐week format of the SAT Prep Course leads to greater opportunities for learning and interaction with our expert instructors. The SAT Blitz is conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular SAT dates and include 16 hours of instruction.

17861 | $399

SAT Blitz - FAA

10/7/17 - 10/28/17
Sat 1:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM (4 Session Total)
UNMCE Test Prep Instructor
CE South Building

Register Online for this Class
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

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

Register Online for this Class
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

This math preparation course will provide students with an overview of arithmetic, algebra, linear algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and an introduction to calculus so that they are ready for college level math courses.

17205 | $125

Understanding Mathematics for College (ages 14‐17) - FAA

10/14/17 - 12/9/17
Sat 9:30 AM ‐ 11:00 AM (8 Session Total)
Pete Otero
CE South Building

Register Online for this Class
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

SAT Blitz Live‐Online sessions provide all the same preparation of the traditional classroom sessions from the comfort and convenience of your home. The online class format is delivered by a live instructor, providing the interactivity of a classroom experience and the convenience of an online course. Sessions are recorded and made available for review. This course meets once or twice a week and include 16 hours of instruction. The Live‐Online SAT Blitz is conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular SAT dates.

17862 | $399

SAT Blitz Live‐Online - FAC

11/1/17 - 11/29/17
Mon, Wed 4:00 PM ‐ 6:00 PM (9 Session Total)
UNMCE Test Prep Instructor
N/A

Register Online for this Class
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

The Live‐Online ACT Blitz is delivered in an easy to follow format while giving you the familiar experience of working within a traditional classroom setting. The online class format is delivered by a live instructor, providing the interactivity of a classroom experience and the convenience of an online course. Sessions are recorded and made available for review. These courses meet once or twice a week and include 16 hours of instruction. Courses are conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT dates.

17852 | $399

ACT Live‐Online Blitz - FAB

11/2/17 - 12/5/17
Tue, Thu 4:00 PM ‐ 6:00 PM (10 Session Total)
UNMCE Test Prep Instructor
N/A

Register Online for this Class
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

The ACT Blitz is an intensive test prep program that provides students with the tools they need to prepare for and ace the ACT. The ACT Blitz is offered during the academic year to prepare students to reach the test date of their choice at peak performance. These courses meet once per week, allowing time to practice new skills during the week. Our multi‐week format of the ACT Prep Course leads to greater opportunities for learning and interaction with our expert instructors. Courses are conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT dates and include 16 hours of instruction.

17851 | $399

ACT Blitz - FAB

11/5/17 - 12/3/17
Sun 1:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM (5 Session Total)
UNMCE Test Prep Instructor
CE South Building

Register Online for this Class
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

The Live‐Online ACT Blitz is delivered in an easy to follow format while giving you the familiar experience of working within a traditional classroom setting. The online class format is delivered by a live instructor, providing the interactivity of a classroom experience and the convenience of an online course. Sessions are recorded and made available for review. These courses meet once or twice a week and include 16 hours of instruction. Courses are conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT dates.

Note: N/A

17852 | $399

ACT Live‐Online Blitz - WIA

1/11/18 - 2/6/18
N/A (8 Session Total)
UNMCE Test Prep Instructor
N/A

Registration for this section opens 11/27/17
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

SAT Blitz Live‐Online sessions provide all the same preparation of the traditional classroom sessions from the comfort and convenience of your home. The online class format is delivered by a live instructor, providing the interactivity of a classroom experience and the convenience of an online course. Sessions are recorded and made available for review. This course meets once or twice a week and include 16 hours of instruction. The Live‐Online SAT Blitz is conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular SAT dates.

Note: N/A

17862 | $399

SAT Blitz Live‐Online - WIA

2/8/18 - 3/6/18
N/A (8 Session Total)
UNMCE Test Prep Instructor
N/A

Registration for this section opens 11/27/17
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

The Live‐Online ACT Blitz is delivered in an easy to follow format while giving you the familiar experience of working within a traditional classroom setting. The online class format is delivered by a live instructor, providing the interactivity of a classroom experience and the convenience of an online course. Sessions are recorded and made available for review. These courses meet once or twice a week and include 16 hours of instruction. Courses are conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT dates.

Note: No class held on 4/1.

17852 | $399

ACT Live‐Online Blitz - WIB

2/11/18 - 4/8/18
Sun 2:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM (9 Session Total)
UNMCE Test Prep Instructor
N/A

Registration for this section opens 11/27/17
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

SAT Blitz Live‐Online sessions provide all the same preparation of the traditional classroom sessions from the comfort and convenience of your home. The online class format is delivered by a live instructor, providing the interactivity of a classroom experience and the convenience of an online course. Sessions are recorded and made available for review. This course meets once or twice a week and include 16 hours of instruction. The Live‐Online SAT Blitz is conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular SAT dates.

Note: No class held on 4/1.

17862 | $399

SAT Blitz Live‐Online - WIB

3/4/18 - 4/29/18
Sun 2:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM (9 Session Total)
UNMCE Test Prep Instructor
N/A

Registration for this section opens 11/27/17

SAT Blitz Live‐Online - SPA

5/8/18 - 5/31/18
Tue, Thu 5:00 PM ‐ 7:00 PM (8 Session Total)
UNMCE Test Prep Instructor
N/A

Register Online for this Class
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

The Live‐Online ACT Blitz is delivered in an easy to follow format while giving you the familiar experience of working within a traditional classroom setting. The online class format is delivered by a live instructor, providing the interactivity of a classroom experience and the convenience of an online course. Sessions are recorded and made available for review. These courses meet once or twice a week and include 16 hours of instruction. Courses are conveniently scheduled in the weeks leading up to the most popular ACT dates.

17852 | $399

ACT Live‐Online Blitz - SPA

5/10/18 - 6/5/18
Tue, Thu 5:00 PM ‐ 7:00 PM (8 Session Total)
UNMCE Test Prep Instructor
N/A

Register Online for this Class
Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
More Ways to Register

Youth Camps & Classes Calendar


Youth Program Topics

Class and camp topics include:

Puppet Pandemonium

Creativity:

  • Creative Writing
  • Jewelry-making
  • Dance
  • Painting & Art
  • Cartooning
  • Theatre/Acting/Film
  • Cooking
  • Fashion Design
  • Fiber Arts
Youth Sports Fitness

Health & Fitness:

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

STEM:

  • SciGirls
  • LEGOs
  • Engineering
  • Video Game Design
  • Computer Animation
  • Archaeology
  • Sustainability
  • Minecraft
  • Robotics
  • Geology
  • Math
Environmental Leadership

Job Training/Career Exploration

  • Babysitting Safety
  • Intro to Architecture
  • Intro to Law
  • Intro to Engineering
  • Young Writer’s Conference
  • Service-Learning
  • Vocal Academy
  • Graphic Design

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 class. 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, during the summer where lunch will be provided by the City of Albuquerque Food Program.