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Latin America Parents Association
National Capital Region


Welcome to the LAPA-NCR website, Latin America Parents Association of the National Capital Region.  LAPA-NCR includes families in the Washington, D.C. area who have adopted children from Latin America or U.S.-born children of Latin American descent as well as prospective parents seeking to adopt children of Latino heritage. We offer a variety of social activities and informational  programs for adoptive and prospective adoptive families. Please email us if your questions are not answered on our website.

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Join Us For The 20th Year of
Mis Amigos Culture Camp: July 15-20, 2018!!

Hello LAPA Members,


ON-LINE registration, through LAPA’s website is now available for Mis Amigos Culture Camp! Please log in to your account, go to Events Calendar, go to the July calendar and look for Mis Amigos, starting on July 15th. By clicking on the event, you will be able to register for Mis Amigos Culture Camp. The Early Bird Deadline is June 1, 2018! Register early to save money.

Camp Fees:
First Camper registered before the June 1 early bird discount deadline: $300.
Second camper from the same family registered before the June 1 early bird discount deadline: $275.

After the June 1 deadline:
First Camper: $325
Second camper from the same family: $300

How do I register:

  1. Go to the LAPA-NCR webpage and log in to your account!
  2. If you cannot log you’re your account, you probably have to renew your membership. Once your membership is up to date, follow steps 3-14.
  3. Click here to go to the registration page.
  4. Click on the Register Now button to the left of the screen.
  5. Under primary registrant, choose sign up member.
  6. A read “Select” button with appear. Select the read select button. A search for dialog box will appear. Type in your child’s name, which should appear in the Search Results box. Select your child’s name. Be sure to type in your child's name! If you do not, you will end up registering the primary member of your family, which is typically the mom or dad of the family.
  7. Select “First Camper from Family”
  8. Hit the next button.
  9. The system has been automatically programmed to register your child and add their camp-t-shirt, but if you want extra souvenir t-shirts or aftercare, you must choose these selections by selecting the proper box.
  10. If/once you select all souvenir t-shirts and aftercare, select next.
  11. Provide responses for the registration questions.
  12. Hit the next button.
  13. Check your selections to make sure everything is correct.
  14. Hit the complete registration button, which should take you to the payment page.

Voila, you are registered.

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