Santa Fe Mountain Center

Mailing Address: PO Box 449, Tesuque, NM 87574
County of Location: Rio Arriba, Santa Fe
Phone: (505) 983-6158
NTEE Code: Z- Unknown
Mission Statement:

Since 1979 the Santa Fe Mountain Center has been dedicated to promoting personal discovery and social change among youth, families, and groups through the use of creative learning experiences in wilderness, community, and cultural environments.

Primary Programs:

Experiential education and therapeutic adventure programs with a focus on: youth development, adult health services, and private programs. Dynamic therapeutic learning experiences that incorporate elements of adventure, challenge and interpersonal processing/reflection coupled with life skills curriculum. Experiences include cooperative games, problem solving initiatives, high ropes challenge courses, rock climbing, backpacking, and rafting. Utilizing our Experiential Adventure-Based Resiliency Model, we provide a mixture of core lesson plans and experiential methodologies that include conflict resolution, anger management, problem solving, decision-making, leadership development and social skills. These content areas have proved to be core components to fostering resiliency.

Programs include: Adventures in a Caring Community: An Anti-Bullying Initiative, an action-based, holistic approach to helping young people create more caring and compassionate classrooms and communities; Native American Emergence Program, empowering Native communities and developing Native youth leadership; Courage to Risk, providing services to victims of violent crimes;Adventure Out!, promoting adventure, health and community among gay, bisexual and transgender men,including HIV/AIDS prevention and education; the Harm Reduction program provides syringe exchange and related services across Rio Arriba county; and the New Mexico Gender and Sexuality Alliance, supporting 37 GSAs around the state.

Populations Served: African-American, Asian-American, Children and Youth, Families, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Immigrants, Latino/Hispanic, Low Income, Men and Boys, Native American, Rural, Urban, Veterans, Women and Girls
Counties Served: Statewide
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $1,000,000 - $4,999,999
Personnel: 10 to 29 FTE
Executive Director:

Tiffany Wynn, MA, LPCC-S

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico


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