Summer Camp Program 2011

Jun 27,2011 09:00 am
Jul 15,2011 03:00 pm

A dynamic Summer Program demonstrating the essence of Latin America through arts, crafts, music and dance. This program, conducted in Spanish for children ages 6 to 12, will result in an appreciation for multicultural diversity and reinforcement of a second language.

The immersion program provides a fun and enriching environment that brings together young people, artists, educators, and families, to create a welcoming sense of community while enjoying the rich diversity in cultures of Latin America.

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Week I

The Caribbean

From Monday June 27th to Friday July 1st

Week II

North American & Central America

From Tuesday July 5th to Thursday July 8th

Note: there will be no activities on Monday July 4th

Week III

South America

From Monday July 11th to Friday July 15th





Waldorf School of Philadelphia.
7500 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19119

Duration: 3 sessions of one week each (there will be no activities on July 4th)

Program runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm

Please drop children approx. 10 minutes before start and pick up promptly at the end of each day.

If you need early dropping (starting at 8:00am) and late pick up (until 4:00pm) there is a $35 surcharge per child per week

Ages: 6 to 12 years old
Not necessary
Preferable but not required
Children must bring their own lunch.
Included with registration, additionally, each child will receive a Camp T-shirt and a recorder
Insurance: Yes
Registration: Open now, ends on June 13th - Register now
Price per

$35 registration fee (non-refundable)

$200 per child per week

Full program discount: 10% if you register for all 3 weeks

Credit card or personal check
(Registration and payment instructions can be found at the bottom of this page)

After June 6th - half refund
After June 13th - no refund

Special Needs: Please provide information of your child’s special health or behavioral needs at the time of registration.


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Program Instructors

Nicolas Real

Nicolas Real is a Venezuelan flutist, conductor, composer, and teacher with a solid career in the classical and popular genres. His work as a musician began in the National Youth Orchestra System of Venezuela, organization in which his talent was reaffirmed and found the basis of his career as a classical musician.

His talent leads him to become a member of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra and other musical chamber groups. Nicolas has performed to several countries, including Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, the United States, France, Spain, Germany and Japan. 

His praxis has been complemented by his academic achievements. In 1991 he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Flute Performance from the University Institute of Musical Studies – IUDEM in Venezuela. In 2003, he obtained a masters degree in Flute Performance from Central Michigan University.

He currently lives in the United States and is near to concluding his doctorate degree in Musical Art from Temple University in Philadelphia.

Mr. Real produced his first CD as a soloist, entitled “Nicolas Real-Music from Eastern Venezuela” in which he explores the musical wealth of the eastern region of his beloved Venezuela, before moving back to Philadelphia,
Nicolás was Founder Conductor and Artistic Director of Entrevoces Choir and Associate Director of the Amundos Children Choir based in Miami, Florida.

Nicolas is currently Principal Flute of the Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra.


Isabel C. F. DeBeary

Isabel was born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, and is a native Spanish speaker. Isabel grew up in a family of artists: painters, writers and musicians. Isabel started painting when she was just 10 years old. She decided to major Advertising, but after graduation she still wanted to paint and for that reason she went to live in Europe. First to Bologna, Italy, where she worked and study art restoration and painting with reknown bolognese painter Sergio Vellani. Isabel also lived in Ireland.

After returning to Venezuela Isabel opened her own art restoration business, but 18 years ago she decided to move to the US and finish her studies in fine art.

Isabel received a BA in Fine Arts with a major in painting from the University of North Florida. When she moved to Philadelphia she became a certified Art Teacher from Moore College of Art and Design. She has been teaching for the last 15 years Spanish and Art. In the present, she is persuing her Master degree in Arts with a concentration in Art Education.

She loves to teach children, and it's always a challenge for her to find new ways to motivate them. Her experience as an Art teacher has allowed her to introduce creative ways to learn a language.

Isabel has been married for 12 years. She and her husband have two daugthers who are fully bilingual in English and Spanish.


Dayana Melendez

Dayana was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and a native Spanish speaker. She has a Bachelor's degree on Sociology from the Universidad Andres Bello in Caracas, Venezuela; a Master in Elementary Education from Holy Family University; a Master in Spanish Literature and Hispanic Studies from Villanova University; and a Specialization in Technology Education from Sainth Joseph Univeristy. Dayana is a Pennsylvania Certified Teacher in Spanish and Elementary Education for more than 12 years.

Dayana currently teaches Elementary levels  (2nd- 5th) at Lower Merion School District. Previously she has worked in a bilingual kindergarten at the Philadelphia School District.



Please follow the registration instructions:

1. Download and print the Summer Program 2011 Registration Form

2. Fill the form completely. Enter the number of children you are registering for each session and select the appropriate price (member or non-member)

3. Select you payment method:

Pay online with Credit Card:


Children in 1st week

Children in 2nd week

Children in 3rd week

Children in all program (3 weeks)

Total: $

When you receive the PayPal confirmation via e-mail please print it.

Pay by Check:

Make checks payable to: "Casa de Venezuela, Inc" for the total registration amount

4. Mail the registration form and your PayPal confirmation OR check to:

PO Box 42877
Philadelphia, PA 19101


For More Information

Dayana Melendez 610-667-3869

Or send us an e-mail





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