The new year hasn’t even begun and we already have events to jot down in our calendar! Next year, the annual Hogar del Niño Weekend will take place on February 17th and 18th, and they will celebrate their 20th anniversary!!
Casa de Campo will once again be host to a fabulous 2-day weekend with activities ranging from bicycle racing, zumba classes, tours of the homes and gardens around the resort, golf, tennis, and a huge dance party to finish off the weekend. The Hogar del Niño Weekend is a fundraising activity held to raise attention and aid for the Patronato Benéficio Oriental’s organization and schools. It’s the perfect excuse to have a great time and be charitable.
The Hogar del Niño is a educational and daycare center in La Romana – which cares for more than 1,500 children on a daily basis. More than that, it also offers medical and dental care, special schooling to over 75 hearing impaired and blind children, as well as vocational training for over 200 students.
In last year’s event, Casa de Campo inagurated its new motocross track, and a concert was held in honor of Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday. We can’t wait to see and experience everything in store this year as they celebrate their 20 year anniversary! We we will love every minute! Stay tuned as we keep you posted on the specific details. For now, SAVE THE DATE!
The following pictures were taken at this past year’s Hogar del Niño Weekend, which took place in Casa de Campo on February 12th and 13th, 2016:
Save the date Hogar del Niño Weekend 2017
When: February 17th-18th, 2017
Where: Casa de Campo
What a COOL way to spend the weekend!! Hogar del Niño had some incredible events planned for us. We sure hope you didn’t miss any of them! Congratulations and thank you, Hogar del Niño for an amazing weekend and the wonderful work of love you do!! Let’s RECAP some of the events and stay tuned for all of our coverage articles and pictures throughout the week. Continue reading.
The Hogar del Niño is a children’s daycare and educational center for over 1500 children, located in La Romana town, just outside of Casa de Campo. Children from as young as just a few weeks old up to 18 years old are cared for and educated daily, from as early as 5:30am and staying as late as 7pm.
The organization also provides special schooling to over 75 hearing impaired and blind children, as well as a vocational school where over 235 students receive classes in different areas like: sewing; industrial preparation, installation and electrical maintenance; plumbing and management of computer office programs.