Santa Fe After-School Activity Planning Guide

Local Resources to Help You Out

August 11, 2016

As most of our children head back to school this week, we, as parents, might be struggling to find after-school activities to keep our children busy. 

 Dragonfly Art Studio

Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Dragonfly Art Studio is a place a place where kids can express themselves through art, learn new techniques and have fun!

Arrowhead Ranch

1373 Arrowhead Ranch Road
Santa Fe, NM

Horsemanship with Sandy Benson

Learn how to ride on gentle, well trained lesson horses in a friendly, fun atmosphere. Kids (age 6 and up) After-school and Weekends.

Priority is having safe fun, riding happy horses!



1516 Pacheco Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501

ARTsmart provides extended, in-depth visual arts programs in a wide variety of settings throughout Northern New Mexico.

 Assistance Dogs of the West

Santa Fe, NM 87505

Assistance Dogs of the West delivers the School Assistance Dog Program, an educational/ vocational program designed to enhance the lives and opportunities for mainstream and at-risk students in New Mexico.

Catron Community Learning Center

306 Catron Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501


Children's Adventure Company

935 Alto St.
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Children's Adventure Company provides Santa Fe's most active and enriched summer camp and after school program for children in Kindergarten through 7th grade.


Fun Art for Children

Santa Fe, NM

Fun Art for Children offers original, fun, creative, and educational activities for children at special events, birthday parties, and schools. These interactive activities engage children in the arts, using props and art materials to create movements, artworks, and crafts.

Call 992-3261 or email for prices and details.

Mountain Kids

Santa Fe, NM

Mountain Kids is Santa Fe's choice for active kids who love the great outdoors. We offer an intimate summer camp and after school program featuring regular trips into the Sangre de Christo mountains and beyond. Base camp is a beautiful, forested 'playground' just minutes from downtown, with trails for running and biking, as well as an arroyo for endless exploration.


Project GUTS (Santa Fe Institute)

1399 Hyde Park Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Project GUTS -- Growing Up Thinking Scientifically -- is a summer and after-school science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program for middle school students based in Santa Fe, New Mexico and serving New Mexico. Growing up thinking scientifically means learning to look at the world and ask questions, develop answers to the questions through scientific inquiry, and design solutions to their problems.

Wise Fool New Mexico

2778-D Agua Fria St
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Wise Fool offers circus arts afterschool classes, and Winter, Spring and Summer Break camps at our studio. Youth learn skills in stiltwalking, aerials, acrobatics, juggling, puppetry and clowning in a safe, fun, and encouraging environment! These hands-on creative experiences build teamwork, courage and strong, healthy bodies. Want more? Join our youth performance troupe and perform at community events around town!


The May Center for Learning

2019 Galisteo Drive Suite B
Santa Fe, NM 87505

The May Center for Learning is a non-profit school, tutoring, and outreach center in Santa Fe, NM for students who have learning differences. We provide an accelerated skill acquisition program for students that enables them to achieve to their intellectual potential and develop a positive self-concept through successful academic experiences. In addition, we provide outreach to parents, educators, and other professionals in the field of learning differences.