Welcome to La Semana

La SemanaLa 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.


La Semana Volunteers Needed

La Semana is run entirely by volunteers, and we still need volunteers in these critical positions! To apply, complete the application (Word/PDF) and email to info@lasemana.org.

A Level: An A-level volunteer works throughout the year and is at camp. For their work, they receive a discount on their camp fees and are able to pre-register.

  • Ayudantes Chair
  • Camp Co-Chair
  • Programming Chair

B Level: A B-level volunteer works throughout the year and depending on the role, is at camp.  For their work, they receive a discount on their camp fees and are able to pre-register.

  •  Ayudante Co-Chair
  •  Dance Costume Pre-Camp
  •  Fiesta DVD Coordinator
  •  Welcome Committee and Camp Office Coordinator
  •  Operations Co-Chair
  •  Programming Co-Chair

Descriptions for these volunteer positions can be found here.


2017 Camp Dates

Mark your calendar for 2017 Camp: July 24-28


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