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School’s Out Camp:  2018-19 School Year

School’s Out Camps are offered at Explora on single holidays and fall break according to the APS schedule.  These full-day camps are multi-age, collaborative experiences for children currently enrolled in Kindergarten through 5th grade.

Camp Info:

Camp Times:  9am-4:30pm

Before care is available from 8-9am,
$5 per camper
After care is available from 4:30-5:30pm,
$5 per camper


Registration fee per child, per day:

Explora members $75, non-members $90

spring break

Financial assistance may be available for your camp registration fee.
Call 505-224-8341 for more information.

Register online, download & mail a form, or call 505-224-8341.

Schools’ Out Camps for 2018-19

Fall Break: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Superhero Science

Explore the special abilities of your favorite superhero, the animals that inspire them, and the mechanics behind them! Investigate powers like invisibility, strength, flight, ice and heat, and elasticity.


Fall Break: Friday, October 12, 2018

Chemistry of Cake

Flour, baking soda, eggs, and more – these are the ingredients that create a cake! Investigate the chemistry happening behind the scenes that can affect the outcome of your baked goods. Tasty treats may be consumed.


Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 21, 2019

Out of this World

You know what the most fun part of School’s Out Camp is? We get to planet! Watch the lunar eclipse Sunday night (https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/usa/albuquerque), then explore the science of eclipses and other space phenomena. You’ll have a stellar experience!


Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 18, 2019

Chemistry Messes

Go big with messy science experiments at Explora (instead of your kitchen)! Through hands-on lab experimentation, budding chemists will test their skills by creating volcanoes, bottle rockets, and toothpaste fit for elephants.


Spring Conferences: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Launch a Green Scene

Innovate for the future! Develop your vision of a community that interacts differently with the world around it. Explore how to use strategies of sustainability that reduce the impacts we have on the earth and our homes.


Spring Conferences: Friday, March 8, 2019

Fort Building

Description: Calling all creators, innovators, thinkers, and problem-solvers!  Blankets, marshmallows, and cardboard are some of the materials we will use to explore the principles of engineering and construction.


Vernal Holiday: Friday, April 19, 2019

Bosque Adventures

Spring into leafy explorations and vegetative investigations in the diverse ecosystem of the Rio Grande Bosque.  Note: Campers will travel off-site to visit the Bosque. This camp will require an additional transportation release; please check the appropriate box on the registration form.

Cancelation Policy
  • If a cancelation is received at least 5 business days before the camp, a refund will be issued for the amount minus a 15% administration fee.
  • Cancelations received fewer than 5 business days before the camp will not be refunded.
  • Full fees will be refunded if Explora cancels a program.

Registration Info

  • Drop Off: Anytime between 8:45-9 am.
  • Before care: (Extra option), beginning at 8 am.
  • Activities: Classroom activities as described, plus exhibit exploration.
  • Food: Please pack morning & afternoon peanut-free snacks and lunch as appropriate.
  • Break time: Outside on the Explora playground, weather permitting.
  • Pick-up: 4:30 pm for all grades. Adults will be asked to show photo ID at pick-up.
  • After care: (Extra option) for K-5th, 4:30-5:30 pm.

Explora educators develop camp activities with children’s developmental levels in mind. Your children will have the opportunity to learn from, and work with older and younger peers and make new friends.

School’s Out Camp Fees
  • $75 for Explora members;
  • $90 for non-members.
  • Makey Makey +$35 materials cost
Registration
  • All campers must be able to use the restroom on their own.
  • Please have the following available when you register: emergency contact name and phone numbers; name of alternate adults who can pick up the child; child’s medications, dosages, and physician’s name; child’s insurance information, as well as any allergy or special needs information for your child.
  • Click above to register online or call 505-224-8341.
    Our reservations office is open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Questions may also be emailed to reservations@explora.us
  • Para español, llame al 505-224-8323, de lunes a viernes, 9am-5pm.
Cancelation Policy
  • If a cancelation is received at least 5 business days before the camp, a refund will be issued for the amount minus a 15% administration fee.
  • Cancelations received fewer than 5 business days before the camp will not be refunded.
  • Full fees will be refunded if Explora cancels a program.

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Registration Info

  • Drop Off: Anytime between 8:45-9 am.
  • Before care: (Extra option), beginning at 8 am.
  • Activities: Classroom activities as descibed, plus exhibit exploration.
  • Food: Please pack morning & afternoon snacks and lunch as appropriate.
  • Break time: Outside on the Explora playground, weather permitting.
  • Pick-up: 12 pm for Pre-K and 4 pm for for K-6th grade. Adults will be asked to show photo ID at pick-up.
  • After care: (Extra option) for K-6th, 4-5:30 pm.

Explora educators develop camp activities with children’s developmental levels in mind. Your children will have the opportunity to learn from, and work with older and younger peers and make new friends.

Fees

Pre-K

  • $30 for Explora members;
  • $40 for non-members.


K-8th graders

  • $60 for Explora members;
  • $80 for non-members.
Registration
  • All campers must be able to use the restroom on their own.
  • Please have the following available when you register: emergency contact name and phone numbers; name of alternate adults who can pick up the child; child’s medications, dosages, and physician’s name; child’s insurance information, as well as any allergy or special needs information for your child.
  • Click above to register online or call 505-224-8341.
    Our reservations office is open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Questions may also be emailed to reservations@explora.us
  • Para español, llame al 505-224-8323, de lunes a viernes, 9am-5pm.
Cancelation Policy
  • If a cancelation is received at least 5 business days before the camp, a refund will be issued for the amount minus a 15% administration fee.
  • Cancelations received fewer than 5 business days before the camp will not be refunded.
  • Full fees will be refunded if Explora cancels a program.

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Proceeds from your purchases at Ideas, the store at Explora, help fund our programs and exhibits.

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