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Summer Camp Registration is Still Open!

Click on VIEW SCHEDULE and REGISTER for complete information.

Camps are open to children entering Kindergarten - 8th Grade

Most camps are 5 days, but we also have 3 day camp August 8-10.

JUST ANNOUNCED:  Fall Try IT Classes

If your kids haven't tried Engineering For Kids yet, this is their chance!

Registration is now open for these special fall workshops that will introduce your child to our program.  Workshop dates are August 20 & August 27.

All you need to do is click on "View Schedule and Register" to find the workshops open to your child's age group, set up your account (if you don't already have one), register for the workshop(s) you are interested in, pay, mark your calendar and sign the kids in on class day. 

The balance of our fall schedule will be released soon.

The Engineering For Kids of

New Mexico Learning Center has


New Location

We're excited to be in our new sunny location and are looking forward to seeing all of you when you come to camp.

We are diagonally across the street from the old Learning Center location in our parent company, Sandia Electro-Optics Corporation's building. 

For safety and security reasons, we ask that you park on the east side of the building outside the gated area.  We ask that all students enter through the front entrance facing Meanul - just follow the robot footprints up the ramp.  Please remember that an adult is always required to escort students into the building and to sign them in and out for all camps and classes.

Hope to see you soon!

Meet the Owners:

Joyce and Michael J. Cumbo, Ph.D.

Joyce and Mike are the Founders of Sandia Electro-Optics Corporation (, which owns the EFK franchise for all of New Mexico. Joyce earned a BS in Journalism from the University of Maryland and has many years of administrative, customer service, human resources, and other back-end office experience to draw upon in her full time role as the Director of Engineering For Kids of New Mexico.  Mike is a successful high tech executive and serial entrepreneur who has succeeded in large part because of the business opportunities that were opened to him through education in STEM. He earned a B.S. in physics, an M.S. in optical engineering and a Ph.D. in optics from the University of Rochester, and an M.S. in electrical engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology. Some of our students may be lucky enough to have "Dr. Mike" as one of their teachers!  Joyce and Mike have 4 children who have successfully been raised to adulthood and they are passionate about helping to motivate and prepare New Mexico's next generation of technology workers.

Our Team  

Our team members share our passion to inspire the next generation of Engineers.  Every staff member goes through a national background check and fingerprinting process and our teaching staff is fully trained in Engineering For Kids' award-winning curriculum and classroom management methods. Children in our programs receive a high quality learning experience in a safe and nurturing environment.  If you love working with children and are interested in becoming part of our Team, please contact us at:


"Engineering for Kids is wonderful. Our granddaughter attended one of the workshops on Straw Rockets. She is 4 ½ and she loved it! She is very quiet, but after the class, she came home and wanted to make straw rockets all weekend. She talked nonstop about the teachers and how far her rockets flew. This was a great experience for her! We recommend these classes for all kids and it is fun for the parents (or grandparents) to watch also." - Robert L.