Los Explorers Camps are a passport to discovering Latino Cultures!
Early Childhood Summer Camp Ages 3-5
Los Explorers Camps are the passport to discovering Latino cultures. Campers will have fun moving their way through varied and diverse dances, songs, artwork, and landscapes, while traveling through Spain, Ecuador, Brazil, and Mexico. This is the perfect adventure camp for both boys and girls — join us for this multi-sensory journey of the rhythms, stories, and wonders of these featured countries!
SUMMER 2023 WEEKLY THEMES
Los Explorers Camps are the passport to discovering Latinx cultures. Campers will have fun moving their way through varied and diverse dances, songs, artwork, and landscapes.
1-Week Programs: July 10 – August 4, 2022
July 10-14 | Spain
Come and fall in love with Spain! Students will explore the diversity of Spain’s culture in a journey through the various regions of the country and discover dance forms including folklore, danza estilizada, and flamenco. Uncover interesting facts about Spain’s geography, history, food and famous citizens while we learn about its culture, art, and festivals. Explorers will be mesmerized as they step into the world of Spanish Dance, moving to the beautiful sounds of the guitar, the rhythmic quality of the palmas & zapateado, and working with the Spanish fan!
July 17-21 | Ecuador
Stand on the red line marking the equator at the Mitad del Mundo monument, visit the Avenue of Volcanoes in Cotopaxi National Park, and explore the Galapagos Marine Reserve, the home of more than 2,900 animal species including sea turtles, penguins, and iguanas. Dancers will enjoy the Pasillo, a type of music and dance in Ecuador fusing elements of indigenous music, such as yaraví with a variety of musical genres including the waltz and the Spanish bolero.
July 24-28 | Brazil
Join in on the festivities at Rio de Janeiro’s famous Carnaval, and investigate the exotic plants and diverse mix of animals in the Pantanal, the largest freshwater wetland in the world! Explorers will craft their own masks as they dance to the lively beats of Samba music. Discover the Capoeira and learn cool an exciting moves!
July 31-August 4 | Mexico
Discover the wonders of old and new Mexico, from the mysteries of Aztec and Mayan ruins to the current lives of modern Mexicans. Campers will explore the jungle of the Lacandón rainforest, the raw, untamed beaches of Costa Maya and the bustling energy of Mexico City. They will clap to the beat of the Jarabe Tapatio and create their own piñata as they delve into the art, music and dances that shape everyday life in Mexico!
Campers MUST be potty trained to enroll in Los Explorers.
Campers must meet the age requirement of 3-5 years old by June 1, 2023. For any questions or concerns regarding the age requirement, please reach out to Rebecca Tsivkin at email@example.com.
What to Bring
Labeled snacks (No nuts, nut-free school)
Change of Clothes (for emergencies)
Leotard and footless tights or leggings (any color/style). Skirts and shorts may be worn over leotard. Bare feet.
Fitted t-shirt and leggings or dance shorts. Bare feet.
Ballet Hispánico is committed to providing an inclusive environment for all students. Gender nonbinary students, students with religious and cultural considerations, and any student needing additional support are welcome to check in with the School of Dance (firstname.lastname@example.org) for help in deciding what dress codes are best for them.
TUITION & FINANCIAL AID
For more tuition details, please visit Mindbody. Financial support is available for our Los Explorers families. For more information on Financial Aid, visit this page.