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Udaleku 2013: Bakersfield, California

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Every year since the early 1970’s N.A.B.O., in conjunction with one of the Basque clubs, has organized Udaleku – a two-week Basque Culture Summer Camp. Participants have an opportunity to learn more about their Basque heritage while having fun and making new friends.

UDALEKU 2012 will take place in Bakersfield, CA this year from June 16-28. The cost is $350 per student and applications will be available online at nabasque.org starting March 1st at 6 PM (PST).

PLEASE NOTE there are only 45 spots available to students outside the Bakersfield area as they do not have lodging for more than that. So if you are interested in going make sure you follow the link and fill out the online application. Payment is due when you submit your application.

This is a GREAT opporunity to learn more about our heritage through Dance, Games, Music, Language, and Cooking!


The 2013 application will be available on the NABO website on March 1, 2013

Application/Registration deadline:  May 1, 2013

Application/ Registration forms and tuition received after this date will be returned to the participant’s parent/guardian. The cost of camp is $350 per student, with a $50 nonrefundable deposit required upon application. NOTE: One application/registration agreement form is required for each child attending Udaleku. If you have more than one child attending, you are required to fill out an application/registration form for each child. All participants must be 10 years old on or before June 15. Poxpolins will not be provided to students for txistu class. Students should bring their own, or can purchase one from N.A.B.O. for $30.00 (available later). Memory books will be available to purchase for $15.00 (collected later). The memory book will be sent by mail to your child after Udaleku has concluded.

Financial Aid: For those families requesting financial assistance to send their child, NABO has established the Aita Martxel TillousYouth Financial Aid Fund. This online application form is due April 1st (response by April 20th) and it’s available by clicking here.


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3 thoughts on “Udaleku 2013: Bakersfield, California

  1. Lontzo Sainz

    It should be great for basque young people be able to take part in this camps. A way to be in contact each other. 🙂 Could anyone take part?

  2. Henar Chico

    Hello again, Lontzo. Goisalde Jausoro, from the Mountain Home Euskal Etxea in Idaho, tells me that anyone can participate in Udaleku as long as a parent or they are a member of a NABO club.

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