After-School Programs in Durango

San Juan Science Ramblers

Get your kids outside with SJMA’s after-school program, the San Juan Science Ramblers. Kids, grades 1 – 6, will be led on after school science- based hiking adventures with our amazing education staff and volunteers. This a great option for kids who love nature and science. Fall programming will include month-long sessions in September, October and November. Spring programming will include month-long sessions in April and May. Each month will have a theme focused on outdoor exploration and learning. The number of kids will be limited to 13 per session.

Spring Programming

April 2023

Theme: Nature Mindfulness

Session 1 (Tuesdays): April 4, 11, 18, and 25

Session 2: Thursdays: April 6, 13, 20, and 27

Time: Drop off between 3 to 3:30pm; Pick up at 5:45pm

Drop off / Pick up Location: Park Elementary

Cost: $80/session*

May 2023

Theme: Nature Big & Small

Session 3 (Tuesdays): May 2, 9, 16 and 23

Session 4 (Thursdays): May 4, 11, 18 and 25

Time: Drop off between 3 to 3:30pm; Pick up at 5:45pm

Drop off / Pick up Location: Park Elementary

Cost: $80/session*

*REMEMBER, with a minimum SJMA Household Membership, you receive a 10% discount.  If you are in need of financial assistance,  please submit our Camp Scholarship Form.

Spring Registration

Each child must be registered separately. After you enter your student information, you will be able to choose the after-school sessions you’d like them to attend. You must complete the registration for the first child, including payment, before registering your second child. If you have registration questions, check out our Registration Flow Chart.

Fall Programming

September 2023

Theme: TBD

Session 1 (Tuesdays): Sept. 5, 12, 19, and 26

Session 2 (Thursdays): Sept. 7, 14, 21, and 28

Time: Drop off between 3 to 3:30pm; Pick up at 5:45pm

Location: TBD

Cost: $TBD/session*

October 2023

Theme: TBD

Session 3 (Tuesdays) Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24

Session 4 (Thursdays): Oct 5, 12, 19 and 26

Time: Drop off between 3 to 3:30pm; Pick up at 5:45pm

Location: TBD

Cost: $TBD/session*

November 2023

Theme: TBD

Session 5 (Tuesdays): Nov 7, 14 and 28

Session 6 (Thursdays): Nov 9, 16 and 30

Time: Drop off between 3 to 3:30pm; Pick up at 4:45pm

Location: TBD

Cost: $TBD/session*

REMEMBER, with a minimum SJMA Household Membership, you receive a 10% discount.  If you are in need of financial assistance,  please submit our Camp Scholarship Form.

Fall Registration

COVID Modifications

  • Participants will be asked to social distance when reasonable, wear face-masks during van rides, and hand-wash/sanitize frequently
  • No shared food or communal eating spaces
  • Families will be expected to self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms. Please do not send your child if they are experiencing any symptoms of illness
  • We ask that parents please have conversations with their kids about social distancing, using the restroom outside, and the expectation of long(ish) periods of physical activity
  • SJMA will transport the campers each day but we ask that they wear masks for the entire car ride (Parents can meet us if you would prefer to transport  your child)
  • We strongly encourage COVID vaccinations to help keep our staff and other campers safe

Questions

Check out our FAQ and our Camp Policies or contact SJMA’s Education Director, Adriana Stimax: astimax@sjma.org