School’s Out Camp – 2017-2018 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 winter camp registration fee.
Call 505-224-8341 for more information.

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

Labor Day

Monday, September 4, 2017

Science Fun at the Carnival:  Explore the science behind carnival attractions, including balloon games, roller coasters, balancing acts, and more.


Fall Break

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Investigating Me:  Can you figure out how tall someone is based on their footprints? Can you tell who drank from your juice glass? Learn how to use the science of you to solve mysteries.


Fall Break

Friday, October 13, 2017

Playground Science:  Slides, swings, seesaws, and more. Investigate the forces behind some favorite playground games and equipment. This camp may include visits to Tiguex Park.


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 15, 2018

Makey Makey:  What can you make with a Makey Makey? As you learn to use basic programming, everyday objects, and a Makey Makey, explore the possibilities. No prior knowledge is required; campers will take home a Makey Makey.

Makey Makey Camp will cost $110 for members; $125 for non-members which includes a materials cost. Campers will take home a Makey Makey.


Presidents’ Day

February 19, 2018

Puzzles and Patterns:  Solve puzzles and discover patterns as we explore how math, science, art, and fun intersect.


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.

Explora is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and all purchases at our store are always tax-free.

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

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