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New Mexico Challenge Summer Camp

New Mexico Challenge Summer Camp
This is the image for the news article titled New Mexico Challenge Summer CampNew Mexico Challenge Summer Camp: June 9-21, 2019
Deadline to Apply: May 3, 2019 


NMSD’s student summer camp is designed to provide deaf and hard of hearing children with the unique opportunity to open their eyes and experience new ideas, situations, people and cultures. Students are encouraged to take safe risks and to challenge themselves intellectually, physically, socially, emotionally and communicatively. 

The underlying philosophy of NMSD’s summer camp is to create a setting that promotes hands-on, experiential learning opportunities. It also offers a place where academic and recreational activities come together in fun and adventurous ways. 

Full two-week participation is expected (4-day camping for campers 8 yrs and up is optional but is strongly encouraged). Tuition and room and board for this two-week adventure are provided free of charge to eligible children and youth from New Mexico who are currently in preschool through 8th grade.

Preschoolers, 18 months to 4 yrs. old, can attend as day students, Monday through Friday for both weeks. Children, ages 5 to 7, can stay in the cottages during the week. Weekend accommodations may be arranged for non-local children. Children ages 8 and up will stay on campus for the full two weeks and will go camping. Space is limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.


At NMSD’s Summer Camp Students Will Discover and Experience: 

• Community & team-building activities 
• Leadership capabilities 
• Creative stories through American Sign Language and English 
• Outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, swimming, boating and more 
• Strong and lasting friendships

Click here for Student Summer Camp Registration Information

Haga clic aquí para obtener información sobre la inscripción en el campamento de verano para estudiantes.
Fecha límite para aplicar: 3 de mayo de 2019


For more information about NMSD's Student Summer Camp contact:

Maribeth Schneider

Department Secretary
Student Life Department

(505) 216-2021 (VP)

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