Youth Programs

Festival Flamenco Alburquerque youth programs offer immersive, fun learning experiences in flamenco music and dance for ages 6 and up. 

Flamenco Kids Camp

Scholarships  WorkStudy

ages 6-12 • Tuition: $600

Presented by the National Institute of Flamenco, Flamenco Kids Camp is a one-week day camp introducing children ages 6-12 to the full range of flamenco arts and culture. Flamenco Kids Camp is a fun, creative outlet featuring classes in dance, cajón (percussion), palmas (hand percussion), cante (singing), Spanish language, and literacy. Included with the camp tuition, students receive a Kids Camp T-Shirt and a ticket to see Vanesa Coloma’s “Castiza.” The camp concludes with a free performance on Saturday, June 29th for friends and family (time and location TBD), where students demonstrate all they have learned during the course of the camp. Space is limited and registration is taken on a first-come/first-served basis!

Student Levels

Flamenco Kids Camp is open to absolute beginners, new students, and children with beginning to intermediate level flamenco dance experience.

Please feel free to contact us regarding questions about student placement!

The National Institute of Flamenco
1771 Bellamah Ave NW Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87104

Festival Juvenil

Scholarships  WorkStudy

Ages 10-15 • Tuition: $1200

Festival Juvenil is the youth component of Festival Flamenco Alburquerque. This program is part of FFABQ 37 as the premier national flamenco camp for experienced young flamenco dancers ages 10-15. Students will take exclusive Festival Juvenil classes together as part of a cohort, taught by Festival guest artists.

Students will be surrounded by the vibrant energy of Festival Flamenco participants and 40+ Spanish Guest Artists, as the camp is located on site with our full line up of Festival Flamenco workshops at the University of New Mexico. This program provides a bridge for young dancers who are ready for the next level of their flamenco training in a highly-focused, supportive, and supervised environment. Only 20 spots are available for the 2024 Festival Juvenil. Registration will be taken on a first-paid, first-reserved basis.

Student Levels

Young dancers ages 10-15 with higher levels of experience (3+ years of Flamenco Kids Camp or equivalent technique experience at their home studio) may apply to participate in Festival Juvenil, the youth component of Festival Flamenco Alburquerque. Please feel free to contact us regarding questions about student placement.

View Festival Juvenil workshops and teachers