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Youth Activities & Programs

Information about all City of Albuquerque youth opportunities including programs, events, camps, classes, training, and resources.

Current Youth Opportunities

Find all current registrations and events at play.cabq.gov.

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Get a first look at registrations and events with the seasonal YC Newsletter.

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One ABQ Youth Connect brings together all City youth opportunities of various types offered by various departments. Find all City of Albuquerque youth programing below.

 

Early Learning & Care

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Safe, high quality care and education.
Home-based and center-based services.
Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack provided.

Early Head Start

Preschool & NM Pre-K

Other Early Childhood Education and Family Services

  • New Mexico Kids Search Portal for early childhood services in the state of New Mexico including Home Visiting Programs, Center and Home-Based Child Care, Early Intervention Programs, Head Start and Early Head Start, New Mexico PreK, and Special Education Preschool. 1(800)691-9067.

Year-Round Out of School Time Programs

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The City of Albuquerque provides free or low cost before and after school and summer programs at more than 20 community centers, 2 multi-generational centers, and select Albuquerque Public Schools providing planned, organized and supervised activities. Therapeutic Recreation is for youth of all abilities. Each location offers different programing and registration. Transportation available at select programs.

Before/After School & Summer Programs


Seasonal Out of School Time Programs

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The City of Albuquerque provides programs during school breaks. Each location offers different programing and registration.

Holiday & Break Out of School Time Programs



Arts & Culture

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Create and experiment at art workshops, events, and classes. Explore local and global art and history with engaging permanent and new exhibitions.


Nature & Outdoors

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Explore the wonderful and wild ecological, geological, and cultural settings Albuquerque enjoys from the mountains, open spaces, volcanoes, bosque, BioPark, and hundreds of City parks.

Open Space Adventures

City Parks

BioPark Camps & Events

ABQ BioPark consists of: The ABQ BioPark Zoo, Botanic Garden, Aquarium, and Tingley Beach


Physical Activity

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Sports Lessons & Classes

Sports Leagues & Programs

Children hiking on a trail via the Explorer Camp program.

Recreation


Jobs, Volunteering & Training

Participants in the Albuquerque Museum School for the Summer Activities page.

The City of Albuquerque continues to be one of the largest employers of young people in New Mexico. Visit cabq.gov/jobs for current listings.

Jobs

Volunteering & Training