Youth & Family Programs

Enjoy family field trips and fun days, and find classes for the little ones. Our Prehistoric Preschool and Young Explorer's Summer Camps have been crafted especially to help kids learn while having fun!

Family Fun Days & Field Trips
Search for fun days at the Museum, or search for trips to take with the entire family!
Prehistoric Preschool
Prehistoric Preschool is a Museum program for 3-5 year-olds and their adult companions to explore natural history topics in a supportive and fun atmosphere.
SMNHC Summer Programs
Fun outings for scout groups, summer camps, and any group looking for outdoor education and excitment. Programs can be designed for each groups specific needs.
Prehistoric Preschool Comments!
Prehistoric Preschool participant feedback!
Kiwanis Learning Garden
Kiwanis Learning Garden was built by Kiwanis Club of Albuquerque in 1998 to inspire in New Mexican families a love of nature.
Young Explorers Summer Science Camp
Week-long, full-day or half-day camps for children entering Kindergarten through 8th grade. Sessions begin June 8 and end August 7, 2015.
Young Explorers Winter Science Program
For camp descriptions, schedules, coast and registration will be posted after October 15, 2015.
Young Explorers Spring Break Science Program
We are sorry to announce that we will not have a 2015 Young Explorers Spring Break Science Program this year due to construction of the new STEM Education Wing. Look for brand new programming in our brand new space in 2016!
Junior Docents
The Junior Docent Program is 21 Years Old! Our Junior Docent Program provides a comprehensive, hands-on, minds-on museum experience for students who are entering eighth grade through twelfth grade in the coming fall.