RGDSN Spring Break Camp/Activities

RGDSN will be offering a spring break camp on Thursday, March 23 and Friday, March 24 from 10AM-Noon at the Balloon Museum.    We will be offering art, music, dance and fitness activities. All activities are free of charge thanks to Rio Grande Down Syndrome Network and The Arc of New Mexico. Click here to register


Dates:  Thursday, March 23 and Friday, March 24


Time:  10AM - Noon


Location:  Albuquerque Balloon Museum


Ages:  All (Note:  5 and Under must be accompanied by an adult to participate in activities)


Participants:  Open to individuals with Down syndrome and their buddies (siblings and/or friends)


Items to Bring:  sunscreen, snack and water bottle


Schedule:  See schedule below for sessions and check in.  The camp is 2 consecutive days.  So you will want to attend both days.  If you are unable to attend both and want to come 1 day, please note that in registration section below.


5 and Under group will participate in Sing and Swing Music activities for 1 session and Art activities for other session.


6 and Older groups will participate in Art activities for 1 session and fitness activities for other session.

Check in:  9:30AM-9:55AM 

Session 1: 10:00 AM to 10:55AM

Transition:  10:55AM to 11:00AM

Session 2:  11:00AM to 12:00PM


Note:  Depending on number of participants and ages, groups will be formed that will rotate between the below activities.  5 and under will participate in Art and Music activities.  6 and older participants will participate in Art and Fitness activities.  


Activities Provided:


- Hisako Art Activities - All ages (5 and Under need to be supported by caregiver)

Day 1: Clay  &  Day 2: Painting their clay creations

Sing and Swing Music Activities - 5 and Under

Activities Provide:  an early childhood music and movement program, introducing youngsters and the grown-ups that love them to the pleasures of making music.


Fitness Activities (Adaptability Fitness, Sunshine Ambassadors and Volcano Vista Athletics) - 6 and Older

Participants will go through a circuit of fitness activities.  First circuit activity is an aerobic activity. Second circuit is a dance activity.  And third activity is sport related.



There will also be a variety of events Saturday, March 18-Wednesday March 22 sponsored by The Albuquerque Balloon Museum. Also, Saturday, March 25 is World Down Sydnrome Day and Ballooning for All Event.   For information about these events, please click here.  Note:  Link may not be updated fully with information on these events until early March.