Register for ARC Summer Camp in Romania!

If you are a Romanian-American with kids between 8 and 18 years old, you might want to consider this opportunity for a summer camp in Romania this year. You need to hurry; the deadline for the registration is May 1.

Please see the details about the available camps, conditions, and registration below, in the message we received from the Ministry for Romanians Abroad via Romanian Embassy in Washington, D.C.:

“The Ministry for Romanians Abroad, in partnership with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, organizes this year a new edition of Summer Camps Program ARC, for Romanian children and young people from diaspora and historic communities.

The summer camps will be organized between July 2nd and August 27th in Sulina, Tulcea county and between July 1st and August 12th in Oglinzi, Neamt county; Căprioara, Hunedoara county; Săcelu, Gorj county, in 7 days series.

Criteria for registering:

– To belong to Romanian diaspora;

– To be between 8 and 18 years old. Young people below the age of 35 may also be accepted.

– To have at least minimal knowledge of Romanian language.

– To have won national or international contests or to have good grades in school.

– To promote Romanian identity, to have good results or special abilities in sports, music, arts, etc.

To be able to register you need to create a group of minimum 9 children plus an adult, who will be responsible for the children. Individual registrations are not accepted.

For registration specifics, contact the Embassy of Romania at washington@mae.ro or directly to the Ministry for Romanians Abroad at taberearc@mprp.gov.ro by May 1st the latest.

The organizers pay for rooms and meals expenses, as well as the transportation from Bucharest to the camp location and return. Participants are required to pay for their own flight to Bucharest and back.

We encourage you to submit your registration as soon as possible. The organizers will contact you for further details.

For the registration form, please contact Daniela Kammrath, Community Projects Director at dk.alianta@gmail.com, (202) 798.9871. For other questions, contact Felicia Crăciun felicia.craciun@mprp.gov.ro or Corina Cherteș corina.chertes@mprp.gov.ro, from the Ministry for Romanians Abroad.”