Variety Sports Camp offers something for everyone!
• In this one-week format, we’ll spend each day learning the fundamentals of a sport and practicing our skills through active play.
• Daily activities include sports such as scooter and floor hockey, soccer, mat madness, rock-wall climbing, ultimate Frisbee®, kickball, basketball, baseball/softball, track and field, and volleyball.
• Our schedule remains flexible and is contingent upon weather.
Bring a snack and a water bottle — and wear sunscreen, a hat, and athletic shoes.
Monty Blodgettteaches 6th-12th grade physical education at Albuquerque Academy. He has taught physical education and coached several sports (football, soccer, volleyball, wrestling, and track and field) in the Albuquerque area since 1991. Mr. Blodgett has a B.S. in physical education from UNM.
Experience the exciting game of tennis in a fun and supportive learning environment! • We’ll build skills on a downsized, easy-to-navigate court using junior-sized racquets and lower, slower tennis balls. • Each age group will use the ball best suited to age, size, and unique playing ability. • As we build technical skills, we’ll build confidence and enjoyment of the game—while having a whole lot of fun!
Tennis racquets will be provided, but students are welcome to bring their own. Bring a snack and a water bottle—and wear sunscreen, a hat, and athletic shoes.
Monty Blodgett teaches 6th-12th grade physical education at Albuquerque Academy. He has taught physical education and coached several sports (football, soccer, volleyball, wrestling, and track and field) in the Albuquerque area since 1991. Mr. Blodgett has a B.S. in physical education from UNM.
Every day is a new adventure! • Engage in a wide variety of activities while playing to learn in cooperative and collaborative ways. • Activities include art projects, group sports, and traditional and cooperative games. • Join us for fun-filled days of kite-flying, finger weaving, jump rope, board games, and more.
Campers share a supervised lunch period at noon. Bring a sack lunch and a water bottle every day—and wear sunscreen, a hat, and athletic shoes.
Jordin West is a pastor for youth, college, and young single adults at Heights First Church of the Nazarene. She coaches J.V. volleyball and 7th grade basketball at Albuquerque Academy. Ms. West graduated from Southern Methodist University with degrees in psychology and Spanish.
Enjoy oceans of fun as we explore the science of sand, sea, and surf! Through hands-on learning activities, we’ll: • Examine animal life--including squid, jelly fish and sharks--and investigate tide pools, reefs, and other animal habitats. • Classify shells and create a collection board, build a coral reef, and create an everlasting sand castle. • Design and create a submarine, make a Cartesian diver, and create an ocean-wave simulator in a bottle.
Campers share a supervised lunch period together. Bring a snack, a sack lunch, and a water bottle each day—and wear sunscreen, a hat, and athletic shoes.
Marla Chrisman is a site coordinator for Rio Rancho Public Schools, where she provides enrichment and educational activities in the S.A.F.E. Before and After School Program. Ms. Chrisman spent the majority of her professional career in “hands-on” science education, operating numerous elementary school science clubs and summer day camps in California and Colorado. She graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a bachelor of science in elementary education and an endorsement in early childhood education.
Our P.M. Club provides a safe environment for children to enjoy after 3:30 p.m., when our regular programs end. Activities include arts and crafts, outdoor organized games, free play, and reading time.
Bring a snack and a water bottle—and wear sunscreen, a hat, and athletic shoes. If you fail to pick up your child on time, late pick-up fees apply. (Be sure to read Pick-Up Policy.)
Journey through the big, bold, visual world of comics! Using a variety of drawing media from markers to colored pencils, we’ll: • Learn to draw favorite cartoon characters, such as Pikachu, Steve from Minecraft™, and Minions. • Explore Zen Doodle styles • Investigate artists such as Picasso, Kandinsky, and George Rodrigue—and try on their styles for size.
Bring a snack and a water bottle. If you fail to pick up your child on time, late pick-up fees apply.
Peggy Biedermann recently retired from APS after 30 years in upper-elementary classrooms. During the last three summers, she served as an ABQ BioPark summer instructor. Ms. Biedermann has her master’s and bachelor’s in elementary education with a minor in art education and an ed specialist’s degree in educational technology, all from UNM.