Summer Camp Registration is Open

Registration for Summer Camp 2019 is open!

Summer Camps allow your kiddos to run away with the circus, without leaving Santa Fe! Students learn stilt-walking, unicycling, aerial fabric, trapeze, juggling, puppet-making, clowning and more! All in a safe, non-competitive environment. For more information about Summer Camps, email


Wee Kids Summer Camp
June 17-21, for students ages 5-7. No experience necessary. Camp runs 9am-12:30pm. Cost is $260 for the week.


Teen Summer Camp
June 17 - 28th, for students ages 12-18. Cost is $350 for the two week camp. Camp runs from 1:30-5pm, Monday through Friday.
Teens ages 12 - 18 will get to explore all the circus arts and then pick a couple of disciplines to focus on to perform in a showcase for friends and family at the end of the two weeks. The camp will also include a focus on conditioning, flexibility and performance skills.


Summer Camp Session One (All levels)
July 8-19th, for students ages 7-12. Camp runs 9am to 3:30pm, Monday through Friday. Cost for the two week camp is $570


Summer Camp Session Two (Continuing Level)
July 22-Aug 2nd, for students ages 8-13. Classes run 9am to 3:30pm, Monday through Friday. Cost for the two week camp is $570.
The second session of Summer Camp is suitable for students aged 8-13 who have taken at least one session of summer camp or a session of Afterschool Fools, or have other previous circus experience.


Tuition assistance is available upon request. Please fill out a tuition assistance application HERE. Scholarship decisions will be made and families will be notified at least two weeks before the start of the program.


Follow these instructions for registration:


If your child is brand new to Wise Fool, or hasn't taken a class in 2019, please start by filling out a waiver HERE. If you are registering more than one child, please fill out a separate waiver for each child. At the bottom of the waiver, only use the “1 Minor” option. If you use the other options, the additional waivers will not show up in our registration system. If you've already signed a waiver and set up an account, skip to number 3.


Once you've filled out a waiver for your child, it will automatically create an account in our online registration system. If you have a google account associated with your email, you can use that to sign in. Otherwise, click HERE to set up a password using the email address you entered in the waiver.


Click HERE to log in to our registration system.


Once you've logged into your child's account, click on the menu icon to go to your child's user dashboard, here you can choose which summer camp you would like to register for.


Once you are in your child's user dashboard, click on "Register for Workshop" on the upper right side of the dashboard. This will take you to the workshop registration page.


Be sure that your child's name is in the "name" field. Click on the "workshop" drop down menu and select the camp you would like to register for. Please note that the registration will only show the date of the first day of class.


Then select payment and complete required payment information fields, then hit "Submit Payment". And you're finished! You will receive an email to confirm your registration.


Another email containing more details about the camp a week before the camp starts.


For questions and more information about youth camps and programs, contact Alanna Herrera, Youth Programs Director, at or 505.992.2588




Join us for our May Workshops

Friday, May 17th – Acro Stilts with Gina 

Prerequisite is walking on stilts without assistance. Students must pre-register by emailing $10-20 by donation. 

Gina is excited and honored to share the joys of dance and acro on STILTS! Please wear appropriate athletic clothing – no jeans!!! Stilts are available for use – if you need stilts please wear good sneakers or light boots

Participants will learn:

  • targeted warm-ups for stilts,
  • dance choreographies for locomotion,
  • foundations of stilt dance like spinning,
  • acro stilt basics…and
  • acro stilt partnering with bases on and off stilts.  … that means Acro Bases- please come and learn how to partner us long legged flyers even getting high on stilts is not in your immediate future. 


Sunday May 19th 1 – 3 – Juggling workshop

All ages – By donation $10 – $20.

Our previous Juggling and Manipulation workshops have been so fun we had to add another one! This is an all-ages workshop that features teaching by some one of Wise Fool’s best teachers and performers. The workshop will have a group warm up and introduction to Notation Siteswap (Juggling Notation) and then will be lead into specific props. There will be material for beginners to 5 balls, 4 clubs tricks, diabolo sequences, tricks and intro to 2 diabolos as well.


Introduction to Dynamic Trio Acro (Throw Your Friends) w/Aaron Koz

Monday, May 20th 6 – 8:15pm, $40 pre-register or $45 the day of

Come learn a introductory progression of trio acrobatic swings, banquine, and maybe even a pass the flyer sequence. Bases will learn proper swinging technique and spotting all the way up to swinging a flyer to standing on forearms shoulder-stand. Fliers will learn form for swings and will progress from swings to the floor all the way to swinging to shoulder stand and potentially further. Trios will work banquine basics.

Pre-requisites: Be able to fly or base L-basing shoulder-stand/candlestick, ability to hold your own bodyweight hanging.      

To register, email For more information about Aaron, see his bio here.