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Summer Law Camp


Program Overview

Participants get a taste of college life and develop complex skills in research, conducting a trial, critical thinking, team building, leadership and techniques of persuasion and debate during this week long residential program ending with a mock trial.

Why Apply?

  • Get one on one instruction from New Mexico lawyers.
  • Meet with lawyers, judges and community partners to learn more about a career in law and how to get to college.
  • Experience what being a lawyer is like.
  • Visit courthouses, law offices, and the UNM School of Law.
  • Live in the UNM Dorms and meet new friends from all around New Mexico.

Who should apply?

  • Current New Mexico Residents
  • Current 6th & 7th grade students
  • Students with an interest in the law field


  • FREE!
  • * 24 students are selected for this free, one week, residential camp at The University of New Mexico in June or July.

Summer 2019 Camps

  • Camp 1: June 23 - 28, 2019
  • Camp 2: July 7 - 12, 2019

How to Apply

  • Application will be made available Monday, March 4th, 2019
  • Application will be due Friday, April 5th, 2019 by 5 PM. 

*Transportation to and from the camp at UNM on the 1st and last day of programming must be provided by the parent/guardian.

Summer Law Camp Flyer

Click here for a printable PDF!

Summer Law Camp Application

Application for Summer 2019 Camps now open! 


If you prefer to file a paper version application you still can.
Click HERE for the PDF version or HERE for the doc. version. 

Contact Information

  • Jose Villar
  • Phone: 505-277-5321
  • Fax: 505-277-2182