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Base Camp to Summit: SMNHC to Sandia Crest
(for students entering 2nd, 3rd, or 4th Grade in 2013–2014 School Year)
How is Base camp different from the Summit? Get ready to explore the Sandia Mountain ecosystem from Sandia Mountain Natural History Center (SMNHC) base camp. Campers will learn about the Sandia Mountains: their geology, plants, and animals. Your explorations will include hikes, hands-on science activities, crafts, games, stories, and field trips. Campers will visit Sandia Crest and the NM Museum of Natural History & Science. Each session is limited to 13 participants and is taught by two adult instructors. Field trip transportation is included. Note—This camp meets at the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center (SMNHC), approx. 3 miles north of the Tijeras exit on Hwy 14. Cost: $285 (10% discount for Museum members) Time: Weekdays, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Dates: July 15-19 *10% discount to museum members and scholarships are available New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science 1801 Mountain Road NW, near Old Town.