To contact us: Use live chat, Email dance@salsawithsilvia.com or Call (202) 643 1870

Bilingual Dance & Learning SUMMER CAMP 2021

  • WASHINGTON, DC - 3232 GEORGIA AVE. NW, SUITE 104, WASHINGTON, DC 20010. Call: (202) 643 1870.
  • BETHESDA, MD - 4731 ELM ST. (2nd Floor), BETHESDA, MD, 20814. Call: (301) 760 4423.

June 21 – August 20th

Ages 4 to 10

Masks Mandatory Icon

All campers and staff are required to wear masks at all times while on the Studio’s premises.

Temp Check

Mandatory temperature checks for everyone who enters our studios. Feeling sick? Please don’t come.

Medical Grade Air Purifier

Top-of-the-line air purifiers, consistent fresh air circulation and Commercial grade HVAC system.

Small capacity classes

Small capacity, large spaces: only 10 children per class.

What To Bring To Camp?

  • Face mask during COVID-19. This may change depending on city/science regulations.
  • Sun hat during hot weather camps.
  • Extra set of clothes and underwear.
  • Favorite blanket (if the child naps or will be part of rest time).
  • Raincoat and umbrella if needed.
  • Bathing suit, towel, water shoes on Wednesdays for spray day
  • Favorite toy (for younger kids).
  • Ballet slippers or socks for dancing.
  • Sneakers if you are attending Soccer Session.
  • DO NOT LET YOUR CHILD COME TO CAMP WITH FLIP FLOPS! They are not safe. Sandals or sneakers are ok.
  • Packed lunch and extra snack/drinks in a clearly labeled bag. No perishable items and no peanuts & blueberries please. We provide breakfast and two snacks throughout the day.

About Our Camp

See what parents say about our programs:

The Salsa With Silvia Summer Camp is an all summer adventure that is designed to continue the school curriculum by exposing the kids to reading, writing, Spanish, math, science and other learning activities, combined with fun dance and music lessons, arts & crafts, field trips and more. The camp is divided in several sessions and each session is 2-weeks long. Each session has a different theme and focuses on a different style of dance.

So much more than just dance camps! Dance, learning, creating and playing!

  • Experienced educators
  • Beautiful modern facilities
  • Structured dance lessons (2 per day)
  • Outdoor time (daily), Playtime (obstacle courses, games)
  • Music & Singing
  • Spanish Lessons, Storytime, Reading, Science, Writing
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Field Trips
  • Spray Day
  • Showcases

HOURS & SCHEDULE

DOORS OPEN AT 8:15AM

SHORT DAY PROGRAM: 8:30AM to 3:30PM

EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM: 8:30AM to 5:30PM

8:15am – 9:00am Arrival & breakfast

9:00am – 9:30am Circle time and morning dance warm up. Going over camp rules for indoor and outdoor activities.

9:30am – 10:30am Outdoor time or special workshop time

10:30am – 11:00am Learning time in Spanish or English: reading/writing/math (split group by age if needed and do activities based on age)

11:00am – 12:00pm Dance/music lesson

12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch & rest time (audio books, nap for youngest kids, stories)

1:30pm – 2:15pm Dance lesson. Style is based on the theme of the camp.

2:15pm – 3:30pm Arts & Crafts. Projects vary depending on the theme of the camp.

3:30pm – 4:00pm Outdoor time & Snack time

4:00pm – 5:00pm Outdoor time

During COVID-19 we will only have virtual recitals on the last Friday of each session.

5:00pm – 5:30pm Story time in Spanish/chill time

Sessions

Session 1: Science & Dance

June 28 – July 9

Campers will be working on fun science experiments and learning about basic physics. DANCE STYLE FOCUS OF THE SESSION: Jazz & Latin.

Session 2: Soccer & Dance

July 12 – July 23

Campers will be working with a soccer coach and learning soccer technique and  game. DANCE STYLE FOCUS OF THE SESSION: Ballet & Jazz Funk.

Session 3: Arts & Dance

July 26 – August 6

Campers will create magnificent art projects using their imagination. DANCE STYLE FOCUS OF THE SESSION: Modern & Ballet.

Session 4: Theater & Dance

August 9 – August 20

Campers will learn foundation of acting and will prepare a theater play. DANCE STYLE FOCUS OF THE SESSION: Modern & Tap.

Enrollment

Step 1: Enrollment Form (One Form Per Child)

Step 2: Make a payment

How Does Payment It Work?

  • PAY YOUR FIRST SESSION (or half session if attending random weeks) IN FULL.
  • PAY DEPOSIT(S) FOR ALL OTHER SESSIONS (or half sessions) YOU ARE ATTENDING.
  • PAYING DEPOSIT FOR MULTIPLE SESSIONS (WEEKS)? In your shopping cart, change the quantity to the number of sessions/weeks you are depositing for.

1 day drop off short day: $120 (Call to book)

1 day drop off extended day: $140 (Call to book)

FAQ SUMMER CAMP 2021

WHAT ARE THE EXTRA MEASURES WE ARE TAKING DURING SUMMER OF 2021?

– All staff will be required to wear masks (This may change depending on city/science regulations).

– We will be checking temperature upon entry of every person (children + adults) that enter the studio.

– All parents entering the studio will be required to wear masks.

– Children must have a mask. While we cannot expect from young children to wear masks all day, we do our best to distance the kids and ask them to wear their masks for activities that requires them to be in close proximity to each other.

– The studio will continue to be disinfected and cleaned regularly. We always disinfect several times a day and we’ll do it even more. Our cleaning products are provided by a commercial cleaning supply provider and they are all hospital grade effective

– Add even more wash your hands rounds to our routine

– Every morning, we go over the rules of camp and the plan for the day. Discussion about preventing the spread of viruses will be a part of our daily morning routine. We will talk about social distancing, washing our hands, cleaning our mats.

– Staying outdoors as much as possible – however, if extreme heat that may not be possible but we do run a fresh air vent all day long.

– Kids that show any symptoms of being sick will be sent home and should not be brought to camp.

– Mats for circle time, Spanish lessons and rest time will be put at a distance.

– Toys will be disinfected after each play and kids will be asked to use hand sanitizer after playing with the toys.

– Absolute open communication and regular updates for parents. We are always here to hear your concerns and we value your feedback and opinion. Together we can decide what’s best for the safety of our children.

– There will be no field trips and recitals at least for June and July.

WHAT IS THE CAMP CAPACITY?

– We will be at 10 or less kids per room.

WHAT DOES THE DAY LOOK LIKE?

– Circle time, outdoor time, Spanish lesson, dance lesson, lunch, arts and crafts, another dance lesson, rest time (older kids do learning activities like reading, writing, math and younger kids listen to a story), we finish the day with story time and games.

– Recitals will be pre recorded and streamed on the last Friday of each session.

– We do not plan to go on field trips but if plans change depending on city restrictions and safety regulations, we will let you know.

– We will use water toys to re-create our spray park experience on Wednesday of every week.

ARE SNACKS GOING TO BE SHARED?

– NO, we never do that even on a normal summer. Snack is distributed in clean Dixie cups and handed to each child.

WHAT ARE THE ALTERNATIVES TO USE YOUR CREDIT IN FULL IF YOU DECIDE TO PULL OUT OF CAMP (only with at least 2 weeks notice)?

– Semester Classes
– Future camps
– You could also ask for a refund AT LEAST TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO YOUR FIRST DAY OF ENROLLMENT. Keep in mind as per our policy we can only offer 70% refund and weekly deposits are non refundable.

WILL THEIR BE FIELD TRIPS?

– We plan to refrain from using public transportation and stay local within walking distance. If the city assures us that numbers of infected people has dropped to where it’s safe, we may reconsider. Plans may change but we will keep you posted.

ARE CHILDREN REQUIRED TO WEAR MASKS?

– Each child must have a mask packed. While we cannot expect from young children to wear masks all day, we do our best to distance the kids and ask them to wear their masks for activities that requires them to be in close proximity to each other.

WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF THERE IS A COVID-19 CASE?

The camp will close for two weeks. Families and staff can return after two weeks with proof of negative COVID-19 test. Credits will be non-refundable but will be usable for other camp weeks or other services.

WHAT PLAYGROUNDS DO THE KIDS GO TO?

At our DC location we go to the Bruce Monroe Park or the Tubman Elementary playground or the playground on 11th and Monroe NW. Different playgrounds could be visited for variety.

At our Bethesda location we usually go to the playground on Arlington Blvd. and Elm St.

Camp Rules & Policy

  • Cancellation & Refund Policy For Camps

One day and one week camp policy: All payments are final and non-refundable. You can switch one camp for another based on availability.

Summer Camp Policy: Switching reserved weeks depends on availability. If you decide to cancel enrollment, only 70% of your payment will be refunded with at least 2 weeks notice. The deposit(s) that you paid to reserve more than one week(s)/session(s) is(are) non-refundable.  If service cancellation is performed by the Salsa With Silvia studio, a full refund will be issued unless such cancellation is caused by a force majeaure such as a war, strike, riot, crime, epidemic or an event described by the legal term act of God, preventing the Studio from fulfilling its obligations under the contract .

  • Studio Rules & Camp Dismissal

A child can be dismissed from camp under the following circumstances:

– Continuous disruptive and violent behavior: pushing, hitting, spitting, offending other campers, being disrespectful to teachers, staff and other campers, etc.

– Continuously disobeying instructors, separating from the group, pulling and playing with curtains, hanging off ballet barres, not following instructions, etc.

– Demonstrating continuous lack of interest for activities offered in the camp, disturbing and distracting other campers. We want your child to have fun and if they are simply not interested in the various activities that we offer, then we’ll advise that maybe he/she is interested in other types of camps (sports, etc.).

  • Dismissal Process

We will start by talking to the child and of course talking to the parents/guardians. We will write and give you incident reports. We will give you a first warning after the 3rd incident report. If behavior continues we will proceed with dismissing the child from camp.

  • Refunds Due To Dismissal

If you receive three dismissal warnings and your child is dismissed, we will not pro-rate and refund the rest of the camp enrollment fees.

Bethesda Location

DC Location

  • 3232 Georgia Ave. NW, Suite 104, Washington, DC 20010
  • 4731 Elm Street (Second Floor), Bethesda, MD, 20814
  • DC: (202) 643 1870
  • Bethesda: (301) 760 4423
  • dance@salsawithsilvia.com
  • 2019 Salsa With Silvia, LLC. All rights reserved.
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