Summer Camp 2014

Capoeira Karkara Kids Summer Camp 2014


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Give your child a special treat to break up the pressures of the school year. Your child will make memories that will last a lifetime…the kids are still talking all the time about all the great times they’ve had at our previous camps!

Your child will have a blast, getting plenty of exercise and having fun in a positive, nurturing environment. Aside from instruction in capoeira, dance, music, acrobatics, Portuguese Language, yoga and more, we will be doing fun activities, arts and crafts and games and going on field trips to fun places for kids of all ages! Our curriculum is designed to enrich the life of each camper ‚Äď not only physically, but also mentally and socially.

By the end of summer, your child will be more fit, strong, focused, and respectful with better life-skills and self-confidence. The summer will culminate with our Summer Celebration, a spectacular event that will allow our awesome campers to show their friends, family and community all that they have learned during the summer at Capoeira Karkara.

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  • We accept children ages 5 ‚Äď 13. (Some 4 year olds welcome, please inquire).
  • Registration is first come, first serve and spots are filling up fast.
  • To receive the early registration discounted price, you must pay in full before May 1st.
  • No capoeira experience is necessary. FREE TRIAL available. Schedule TODAY! Call 561-737-3425,, or stop by our academy at 3553 W. Boynton Beach Blvd.

Summer Camp 2014 Registration Packet

2014 Calendar Summer Camp Trips

A typical day includes a field trip and some workshops in any of the following areas:

  • Capoeira- benguela, angola and regional styles, capoeira basics and intermediate/advanced training
  • Acrobatics
  • Music- singing, percussion, instruments
  • Yoga- relaxing and joyful games and stretches, yoga acrobatics
  • Flexibility/conditioning
  • Dance – Maculele, Afro-Brazilian Dance, Samba
  • Portuguese language, Brazilian culture and history
  • Group games to improve communication, team skills, agility, balance, strength, trust & focus
  • Strength, trust, confidence and focus-building activities and games
  • Poi spinning
  • Brazilian Batucada Drumming accompanied by fun Brazilian dancing
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • PEACE WORKS character building lessons- learning skills for conflict resolution and implementing the “I-Care” rules
  • Other special workshops to be announced

Introducing the PEACE WORKS FOR KIDS program to the Capoeira Summer Camp!

We are proud to announce that this summer the kids will receive a weekly lesson in PEACE WORKS FOR KIDS,¬†an anti-bullying program that is centered around the¬†“I Care Rules”. ¬†Your children will learn how to relate and communicate with others using words and feelings. They will develop compassion and empathy for themselves and others. And, they will further develop their leadership and team building skills.¬†Our qualified instructor, Magda, has been teaching this program, funded by The Children’s Trust in Miami, for the last 5 years. She is also a¬†Certified Personal Trainer,¬†Certified Schwinn Cycling, Spinning Instructor,¬†Certified Stress Management Consultant,¬†Certified Group TRX Instructor,¬†Certified OrangeTheory Coach and¬†2nd degree Black Belt, Tae Kwon Do.

Introducing Poi Spinning classes this summer!

On most Thursday mornings the kids will be learning how to play poi! Poi spinning is a fun and simple way to relax, get exercise, and improve coordination. Lead instructor, Patrick Kiebzak, is a professional poi teacher and performer with four years of experience. He has led classes and performed at various festivals around the country. Patrick has instructed in after school programs, and demonstrated poi is schools. He also leads his own workshops and classes, teaching poi to adults and children. Patrick holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, and has worked in an Elementary school. He will be the instructor for each class.

Testimonials from Parents

“We want to thank you for providing such a great learning experience in your camp! And as Jake says “the best camp ever!!!” -Michelle
“What an amazing summer thanks to Capoeira Karkara! ” -Sunshine
“I’m such a proud mam√£e! He’s come such a long way in such little time. I am so happy that my Dasani was able to be part of your capoeira kids family this summer.” -Sunshine
“Thank you guys for giving us the peace to leave our children in good hands!! You are the best, we love ya!!!” -Lilia
“It is amazing how these kids have improved their skills in such a short time ‚Äď you guys are doing a great job, keep it up!!!” -David
“We feel very proud and lucky to be part of your studio and to be able go watch roman grow and flower just like capoiera karkara has. Sometimes fate puts you where it wants you. We couldn’t ask for two better role models to be in our sons life. Thank you both.” -Seth

Camp Instructors

The camp is directed by Contra Mestre Betinho and Instrutora Sara Conceicao. They have been teaching capoeira to children locally since 2006 and share their passion for capoeira, fun and fitness with their students in the academy on a daily basis. Other qualified counselors training under C.M. Betinho will assist in teaching during the summer camp.

Contra Mestre Betinho Learn more about the head master of our group

Sara Conceicao has been training capoeira for over 13 years and received the title ‚ÄúInstrutora‚ÄĚ (Instructor) in 2013. She is the co-owner of Capoeira Karkara Cultural Arts Center and married to Contra Mestre Betinho. She also has a strong passion for teaching children. Aside from teaching capoeira classes to children since 2006, she is also certified as a Kids Yoga Instructor and holds a Master‚Äôs Degree in Foreign Language Education. Since 2008 she has also trained as an assistant teacher in the Attention Dynamics Program, which is a comprehensive, cognitive-based, sensory-enriching approach to provide children the necessary skills to focus, de-stress, relax and be self-contained to develop meaningful connections to succeed in life. In her teaching to children, she incorporates her love of capoeira, yoga and languages to provide the most enriching experience possible to her students.

Magda¬†Noa Pantaleon NCSF-CPT CSMC will be coming in weekly to teach the Peace Works for Kids portion of our camp curriculum. Magda has 2 sons attending our After School Program and Summer Camp and¬†has been teaching this program, funded by The Children’s Trust in Miami, for the last 5 years. She is also a¬†Certified Personal Trainer,¬†Certified Schwinn Cycling, Spinning Instructor,¬†Certified Stress Management Consultant,¬†Certified Group TRX Instructor,¬†Certified OrangeTheory Coach and¬†2nd degree Black Belt, Tae Kwon Do.

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