Welcome to La Semana
La Semana is a week-long culture day-camp for children in elementary through high school adopted from Latin America and their family members. Different from traditional summer camps, La Semana is designed to promote self-esteem and foster an understanding of Latin American culture and history. The children learn Latin American crafts and dances, try Latin American foods, hear Latin American music and are exposed to written and spoken Spanish. The children also take a class that focuses on age-appropriate topics related to adoption.
2018 Camp Dates set
La Semana 2018 will take place July 23-27, 2018. Put those dates in your calendar and watch your email for more information.
We’re still looking for volunteers!
La Semana is volunteer-led and volunteer-driven. The camp provides a unique experience for kids because of the time, energy and passion that dozens of volunteers (most of them parents of campers) provide.
La Semana campers need your help. There are still many key volunteer positions open for 2018. Volunteers are entitled to reduced camp fees for their children and, for some positions, early registration.