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.
Mother of two former La Semana campers passes away
Joy Lynne Boehland, mother of two La Semana campers and a La Semana “Llama Mama,” passed away on Sept. 28. An obituary and details about services are available online.
Former La Semana camper passes away
Former La Semana camper Christian E. Hoelke, 21, passed away on Sept. 17. A full obituary and details about services have been published in The Star-Tribune.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Christian’s family and all in the La Semana community grieving his loss.
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