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Community Education Classes for Teens & Adults

New classes may be posted throughout the year. Please check back to see additional classes as they are added.

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Take it Outside NM!

Instructor: Eileen Davis, BLM, Education and Outreach
Dates: June 1, Meet at Trestle Rec Area in Cloudcroft; June 2, Meet at Three Rivers store/turnoff, Hwy; 54, north of Tularosa
Time: 9:30am – 2:30pm
Location: Trestle Rec. Area/Three Rivers Petroglyphs
Cost: $15

Course Description: For ages 8 – 12


Spanish Camp

Instructor: Dale Emmert
Dates: June 5, 6, 7, 8
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Location: NMSU-A
Cost: $50

Course Description: Children learn Spanish by acting out stories, singing songs, drawing, and playing games. Learn numbers, items of clothing, colors, foods, and more! Parents are welcome to enroll! For ages 9- 12


Science Camp

Instructor: Dale Emert
Dates: June 12, 13, 14, 15
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Location: NMSU-A
Cost: $50

Course Description: Explore the world around you and within you during this weeklong science camp. Learn about bacteria, the rock cycle, DNA, polygenic traits, and the strength of different shapes in nature. You don’t want to miss this class with Dale Emmert. For ages 9 – 12


June Art Camp (Drawing)

Instructor: Carol Alvarado
Dates: June 19, 20, 21, 22
Time: 1:00pm – 3:30pm
Location: NMSU-A
Cost: $40

Course Description: Create projects using a variety of art media to include pencil, charcoal, pastel, ink, and marker rendering. Supply Fee: $20 – pay instructor on first day of class. For 1st – 6th Grade.


Camp Innoventure (Entrepreneurial Training)

Dates: July 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Location: NMSU-A
Cost: $40

Course Description: A partnership between the Arrowhead Center, NMSU-A, and the Small Business Development Center brings this entrepreneurial training to Alamogordo middle school students. Students learn step-by-step how to build a business from scratch.


Lizards of the White Sands

Instructor: Clay Noss
Dates: August 10
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Location: NMSU-A
Cost: Free

Course Description: Parents Welcome! The lizards of the White Sands have changed color & characteristics to adapt to the environment. Learn about their life-cycles and other amazing attributes from Clay Noss, a biologist and graduate student at the U. of CA, Berkeley. (NSF grant). For 5th – 8th grade


Carl Jung: Psychology of Religion

Instructor: John Ely, Ph.D.
Dates: June 6, 13, 20, 27
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: NMSU-A
Cost: $80

Course Description: Class explores the meaning of Jung’s “To gain an understanding of religious matters, probably all that is left us is the psychological approach,” and his views on the psychology of religion as a search for meaning in life and the plight of what he called, “modern man in search of a soul.”


Creative Watercolor for Adults

Dates: August 8, 9, 10
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: NMSU-A
Cost: $60

Course Description: Join this fun and relaxing art class! After learning a variety of watercolor techniques, students will draw and paint landscape, floral, and still life projects with confidence. Supplies: $20 to instructor on first day (3 lessons)