UNM Los Alamos

2017 Summer Program for Youth

2017 Summer Program for Youth

Children’s College—Entering Grades 1–3

Register here for grades 1-3

Adventures at The University

Join us to explore various STEAM topics, using hands-on, discovery learning. Students rotate through a different workshop each day. The five halfday
program will include topics such as chemistry, music, printmaking, and more! Bring a snack. Some activities will take place outside.
Jul 17 - Jul 21 | MON – FRI  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | $145


Youth College—Entering Grades 4–6

Minecraft: Building with Redstone FULL

Learn about common Redstone circuits and use them in cool projects to solve problems. This class encourages teamwork and develops a variety of skills, including design, logic, problem-solving, and more. 
Bring a snack. Some activities will take place outside.
Jul 17 - Jul 21 | MON – FRI 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | $145

Chemistry in The Kitchen FULL

Are you curious about the chemistry that happens in a kitchen with food? We will explore science with candy chromatography, cabbage juice indicator, and how to make ice cream as well as other fun experiments.
Bring a snack. Some activities will take place outside.
Jul 17 - Jul 21 | MON – FRI 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | $145

Robotics FULL

Use Lego MindStorm kits to build and use robots. Learn to work in teams and develop programming skills while creating amazing robots.
Bring a snack. Some activities will take place outside.
Jul 17 - Jul 21 | MON – FRI 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | $145


Teen College—Entering Grades 7–10

Register here for teens

Engineering FULL

Learn to design, construct, test, and evaluate models. Explore the steps involved in design, and experiment with the different sequences used to create design.
Bring a snack. Some activities will take place outside.
Jul 24 – Jul 28 | MON-FRI 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM | $145

Game Design FULL

Learn to create and modify games. In this fun and exciting class, students will work with RPG Maker MV to learn programming concepts and game design.
Bring a snack. Some activities will take place outside.
Jul 24 – Jul 28 | MON-FRI 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM | $145

Comics: Telling Stories with Sequential Art FULL

What makes comics so compelling to read? What words-and-pictures language does a comic use to tell its story? Through short exercises, group discussions, and technical exploration, we’ll uncover the concepts underlying the comics medium. And, of course, we’ll make some comics!
Bring a snack. Some activities will take place outside.
Jul 24 – 28 | MON-FRI 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | $145

Forensics FULL

Use science and reasoning to solve puzzles, analyze evidence and unravel mysteries!
Bring a snack. Some activities will take place outside.
Jul 24 – Jul 28 | MON-FRI 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM | $145