Monte del Sol Charter School Student Community

Enrichment Programs

Here you will find cool programs, classes, volunteer opportunities and unpaid internships.

Year Round Enrichment Programs

Acequia Culture Youth Leadership Institute- Acequia Youth Leaders (age 14-19) from across NM will be chosen to participate in a PAID learning and leadership program. There will be guest presenters; field trips and skill building workshops; and youth discussions and projects. Applications for summer 2024 open in February.

Rustic Pathways Climate Leaders Fellowship– a leadership development program for students (age 14-18) interested in climate change and environmental sustainability. Deadline to apply February 11th.

High Mountain Institute- During the HMI Summer Term, rising 10th, 11th, and 12th graders from across the country engage in a unique summer experience in the Rocky Mountains. Financial Aid is available.

Oxbridge Academic Programs– courses are specifically designed to be taught experientially, through discussion, debate, and experiment, and to culminate in student-driven projects and presentations. Financial aid is available.

Where there be Dragons summer abroad program- offer a meaningful way to travel with intention. Financial aid is available


Summer Enrichment Programs

National Security Language Initiative for Youth- NSLI-Y provides intensive language immersion programs in locations around the world. Beginners are encouraged to apply, previous language experience is not required.

Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad program– YES Abroad students promote mutual understanding between the United States and their host country by forming lasting relationships with the local community. Deadline closed for 23/24 and will open again for 25/26.

The Research Skills Academy: teaches the non-computational aspects of scientific research. Dates: July 8-25. Available at

2024 Summer Physics Camp for Young Women. June 10-21. Info available at


Questions:  Please see Rhonda Crespo, our CTE Director (in Room 9), or Carolina Tavarez, our College and Career Counselor (in Portable 7), for questions or if you need help applying.