Spring Break Camp in Durango

Introducing SJMA’s new Spring Break Camp! Spend the week with our outdoor educators, adventuring your way through the Four Corners area. We will explore deserts, mountains, rivers, ecosystems, and ancestral ways of life. Join us for the ultimate eco-staycation!

COVID Modifications:

  • Campers will be asked to maintain 6 ft. of social distancing when reasonable, wear face-masks, and hand-wash/sanitize frequently
  • No shared food or communal eating spaces
  • Families will be expected to self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms
  • Daily temperature checks will be conducted by camp counselors
  • We ask that parents please have conversations with their campers 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.

Age Eligibility: 1st-5th grades

Dates: March 15-19, 2021

Max Number of Campers: 15

Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Cost: $300; We believe these opportunities should be available to all. If you are in need of financial assistance,  please submit our Camp Scholarship Form.

Camp Itinerary

Drop Off / Pick Up Location: Fassbinder (Triangle) Park at corner of W 17th St and Main Street. We will have two vans, operating at half capacity.

  • Monday
    • Theme: Desert ecology, Ancestral Puebloans
    • Location: Sand Canyon
  • Tuesday
    • Theme: Indigenous Cultures of SW Colorado
    • Location Morning: Southern Ute Cultural Center in morning and Durango Nature Center in afternoon
  • Wednesday
    • Theme: Life Over and Under the Snow – Snowshoes provided for a day of hiking, tracking animals, building snow-caves and discussing snow adaptations.
    • Location: Molas Pass
  • Thursday
    • Theme: Local Food Day
    • Location: James Ranch, Turtle Lake.
  • Friday
    • Theme: Hogsback Challenge!
    • Location: Begin at Leyden Street Trailhead and finish the day at in-town park.

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

Registration Questions? Check out our Registration Flow Chart