Enrollment is open for four dual credit summer academies for high school students in Cibola County. Apply now for one of four summer courses and learn: Game Design, Computer Technology, Health and College Success, and Digital Video Production. Enrollment is open for four dual credit summer academies, funded by two federal education grants. The NMSU Grants summer academy program provides academic enrichment to high school students in the Cibola County service area, including:

  • Grants
  • Laguna-Acoma
  • Pine Hill
  • Quemado
  • Thoreau
  • To’hajiilee
  • Tse Yi Gai

Students must be incoming freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Daily transportation to NMSU Grants will be provided from a designated drop-off/pick-up location in Laguna, Acoma, and To’hajiilee. For the Game Design Camp at UNM-Valencia, daily transportation to and from Los Lunas will be provided from the NMSU Grants campus.

Summer Academies

June 11-19
Game Design Camp
UNM-Valencia, Los Lunas Campus
CMT 180 (3 Credits)
Limited to 15 NMSU Grants students.
Daily transportation provided from Grants. Seeking transportation from To’hajiilee and Laguna-Acoma.
Create game models using 3D Studio Max.
Learn game design principles and basics of video editing.
June 23 – July 3
Computer Technology
OECS 255 (3 Credits)
Learn computer technology basics.
Each student will learn about hardware and programming on their own Raspberry Pi computers, included with the course.


July 7-17
Introduction to Health and College Success
OEEM 101, AHS 101, COLL 101 (3 Credits total)
CPR Certification.
College preparation.
Health and Health Careers.
Field Trip.
July 21-31
Digital Video Production I
CMT 190 (3 Credits)
Videotaping and editing techniques.
Each student will create a documentary.
Learn how to tell a story on video.
Field Trip.

Apply Now!

  1. Download the brochure.
  2. Download the application.
  3. Complete the application.
  4. Review, initial, and sign the NMSU Grants Student Code of Conduct.
  5. Submit the application and signed Code of Conduct to NMSU Grants.
  6. Send official high school transcript to NMSU Grants.
  7. A letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor is strongly encouraged.
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