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Winter Break Camps


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Albuquerque Public School students have a two week break most years, extending from Christmas to just past New Year's. Families looking for things for their children to do often make use of the many winter break camps offered by area attractions and other resources.


  • Winter Camps

  • Albuquerque Parks and Recreation can tie kids in to learning lifeguarding, golfing and skiing and snowboarding lessons.
  • The Jewish Community Center (JCC) offers a winter break camp with gym games, a youth lounge and playground time. Before and after care is also available. The cost begins at $45 per day for members, $55 for non-members.
  • The YMCA offers a holiday camp for kids ages 5 to 12. Financial assistance is available. The Y has camp locations at several Albuquerque locations as well as in Santa Fe.

Sports Camps

  • The International Indoor Soccer Arena is hosting a winter youth camp. Camp runs December 26 - 29 for two two hour sessions.
  • The Lobo Winter Sports Camp gives kids a chance to develop their baseball pitching skills. Kids can refine hitting, pitching, catching and infield play with UNM coaching staff.
  • SAGA offers kids ages 5 and up the chance to burn off their energy with gymnastics at their Holly Day camp. There are also games and holiday crafts to extend the fun.
  • Southwest Basketball Camps offer camps for kids ages 6 to 10 or those 11 and up.
  • Sports and Wellness has Blast! camps over winter break at four locations.
  • Stone Age Climbing Gym has several days where kids can learn about the sport of rock climbing.
  • Kids interested in learning how to ride horses can take the winter riding camp at Valencia Farms in Corrales. Cost is $80 per day.


Also, check your local library to see what special events and programs are available over the break.

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