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Hands on Heritage: Exploring New Mexico’s Lands and Cultures Summer Program Registration Now Open

Environment, history and cultures of northern New Mexico

By The Santa Fe Public Schools

Hands-On Heritage is a full-day, five-week program for rising 4th-8th graders held at El Camino and Aspen and open to all SFPS students. The themes of the program are the environment, history, and cultures of northern New Mexico. Learning takes place through project‐based, hands‐on activities, and there are field trips to museums, pueblos, farms, parks, and other natural and cultural sites.

Fun academic activities three days a week and twice weekly field trips to natural and cultural sites. Fee $100-$200 for the five weeks with scholarships available. June 19-July 24. For more information contact Alma Rodriguez for Aspen at alrodriguez@sfps.k12.nm.us or Ed Gorman for El Camino at 690-8509 or egorman@sfps.k12.nm.us.

The program will be at El Camino Real Academy and Aspen Community School and is open to all SFPS students entering grades 4‐8.  Breakfast and lunch are provided to all participating students.  Transportation is available for those living in the El Camino and Aspen school zones.

The program coincides with K3Plus, for the benefit of parents who have both younger and older students.  Fee is variable, from $20-$40 per week, and scholarships are available.  June 19‐July 24, hours 8:00 am‐3:00 pm Monday‐Thursday and 8:00 am‐12:00 pm Friday.

For more information contact:

El Camino program – Edmund Gorman, 690-8509, egorman@sfps.k12.nm.us

Aspen program – Alma Linan Rodriguez, 204-8906, alrodriguez@sfps.k12.nm.us

Photo by SFPS

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