Carpe Diem Arts Spanish Immersion Camp ~ August 27-31, 2018 (rising 3rd-6th graders, ages 8-11)

THE CARPE DIEM ARTS SPANISH IMMERSION CAMP:  Visual, literary, performing, and culinary arts activities, field trips & more!

Each camper will return home with a journal, picture frame with their photo, painted mason jar for pens and pencils, and other artwork — plus progress in ukulele playing, a repertoire of songs in Spanish, dances and games, a book-binder of songs, poetry and quotes in Spanish, recipes, new friends, and more!

PHOTOS from August 2017 Spanish Immersion Camp

PHOTOS from August 2016 Spanish Immersion Camp


For rising 3rd-6th graders (8-11 year-olds, co-ed) — enrolled in a Spanish immersion program or native speakers.

DATES: August 27-31, 2018 (9:30am-3:30pm) at Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St. NW DC (across from Takoma metro)

Before and after care is available (8:30-9:30am and 3:30-5:00pm)

Bring-your-own lunch and drink. We will provide snacks.

FEES: $340 + $50 per week for art supplies, cooking/baking ingredients, field trips, ukulele songbook-binder (plus additional $50 for ukulele + $7 electronic tuner if needed)

10% discount if registered by July 22.

!0% discount for sibling or friend referral.

Deposit of 50% with registration.

PAYMENT: Please send check payable to Carpe Diem Arts, 9207 Long Branch Parkway, Silver Spring, MD 20901 — or use PayPal (add additional $12 to cover Paypal fee)

NOTE:  Feel free to inquire about payment plans, financial aid, barter options. Limited funds available.

* Scope of Activities: 

•International music and dance
•Arts & Crafts: journals, découpage, painting, notecards, picture frames, place mats, etc.
•Walking Field Trips (House of Musical Traditions, Takoma Radio, Splash Pool)
•Cooking & Baking
•Poetry and creative writing
•end of camp program, exhibit, slide show, refreshements 3:00pm Friday, Aug 31!

Please join us on Wednesday, August 29, 7:00-9:00pm for the Carpe Diem Uke-Estra Extravaganza on the Plaza (One Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Free parking in garage across the street at 801 Ellsworth Drive). Campers are invited to perform with special guest performing artists.                                                                                  More info:

* Staff:

Carmen Maria Quintanilla, Camp Director
Veronica Menendez, Assistant Director
Busy Graham, Founder/Director, Carpe Diem Arts

Teaching assistant: Anina Gonzalez

Student Helpers: Loren Riva-Clement, Tahlia Schechter (tentative)

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Space is limited.  Register HERE