Summer Dance Camps: Los Explorers (Ages 3-5)
We guide our Explorers on a multi-sensory journey around the rhythms, stories, and natural wonders of three featured countries.
Los Explorers Summer Dance Camps (Ages 3-5)
JUNE 12-JULY 8
Our Explorers will jump and create throughout the streets of Brazil, experience the wonder of moving through the mountains of Argentina, and learn the songs and dances of Spain in our week-long camp adventures. We guide our Explorers on a multi-sensory journey around the rhythms, stories, and natural wonders of these featured countries.
Each week-long camp is Monday through Friday from 9AM-12PM with the exception of the final FAMILIES’ PICK week, (Wednesday, July 5th through Saturday, July 8th ).
$425 per week-long camp. Families' Pick Camp is $350 due to shorter duration.
June 12-16: BRAZILJoin in on the festivities at Rio de Janeiro’s famous Carnaval! Explorers will craft their own masks as they dance to the lively beats of Samba music. Discover the martial art of Capoeira and learn cool and exciting moves!
June 19-23: ARGENTINAExplore the beautiful city of Buenos Aires! From Cerro Aconcagua, the highest mountain of South America, to the lowest point of salt lake Laguna del Carbón, children will celebrate the culture of Argentina, discovering the Carnavalito genre of Folkloric music and dancing out Argentinian legends.
June 26-30: SPAINStep into the world of Flamenco! Dance through the beats of the castañuelas and learn how to do golpes and palmas. Explorers will listen to the unique sounds of the Spanish guitar and work with the abanico (Spanish fan) in a special workshop guided by our very own Flamenco master, Kiri Avelar. Then, go on an imaginative journey as we recreate the adventures of Don Quixote!
July 5-8: Families Pick: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC!YOU voted, and now our little campers will get to explore the island wonders of the Dominican Republic!
Journey to the beautiful Caribbean island of Hispaniola! Explore La Cueva de las Maravillas and discover the paintings left behind by the Taino Indians. Create your own maracas, and learn how to Merengue!
"I think you have a real jewel of an idea in surrounding the children not only with the dance and music of a place, but also with a real sense of adventure and love of other cultures. When we walked into Miss Lana's studio yesterday to the sound of coquis, it truly felt like we had left NYC and traveled to Puerto Rico. I believe many parents would love nothing more than to instill a love of travel and respect for other cultures, and I have seen no one teach it the way Ballet Hispánico does.”
-Madeline Tsingopoulos, Los Explorers Summer Dance Camp parent
Photos (c) Raquel Valiente, Paula Lobo