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Stockton July 16 to 23 -and- July 23 to 30, 2017
SPONSORED BY: Stockton Folk Dance Camp
     University of the Pacific
     3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA 95211
INFORMATION: Teachers: Roberto Bagnoli (International), Caspar Bik (Georgian), France Bourque Moreau (French Canadian/International), Cristian Florescu & Sonia Dion (Romanian), Bruce Hamilton (English), Radboud Koop (Russian), and Tony Parkes (American Squares & Contras. Music by: Maimon Miller & My Men And Yours.
CONTACT: Website


Cerritos Harwood Lodge Saturday and Sunday, August 27 and 28, 2017
SPONSORED BY: Cerritos Folk Dancers
     Harwood Lodge
     Mt. Baldy Rd., Mt. Baldy, CA 91759
INFORMATION: Fee includes 1 night lodging and 3 meals. Members, family members, and friends are all welcome. Saturday lunch: Prepare your own (share if you like). Saturday afternoon and Sunday Morning: Easy hiking to a waterfall. Optionally hiking by your own or stay in the lodge. Saturday night: Dancing and games. Work together for dinner, breakfast, and Sunday lunch. One men's bedroom and one women's bedroom. Bring your own bedding and toiletries.
COST: $50 per person
SIGNUP: Tong Lu or Wen Chiang – 562-865-8854
CARPOOL: Sue – 562-338-2298


Hess Kramer Friday to Sunday, October 20 to 22, 2017
SPONSORED BY: Folk Dance Federation of California, South, Inc.
     Camp Hess Kramer
     11495 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu, CA 90265
INFORMATION: Teachers are Beverly Barr (line dances), Gary Diggs (August Camp dances and more), Denise Heenan (Stockton Fok Dance Camp dances), and Israel Yakovee (Israeli and Yemenite dances). The weekend includes two nights lodging, six meals, snacks, teaching sessions, review sessions, evening dance parties, happy hour, ice cream social, and if you can find the time, hiking, beach strolling, and other outdoor activities.

COST: $190 per person: Dorm room - 2 to 5 persons (bring bedding and towels)
            $230 per person: Room in Redwood Building - Semi-private bath, sleeps 2 or 3, bring bedding and towels.
            $255 per person: Room under dining hall, semi-private bath, sleeps 2, with bedding, towls and maid service.
            $295 per person: Deluxe room in the Conference Center, private bath, with bedding, towels, and maid service.
            $40 Single Supplement; $50 Conference Center.
            The syllabus is $5.00.
           Give your name, address, city, state, ZIP, home phone, work phone, email, and state whether you have or want a roommate (and their name), are a smoker or non-smoker, and whether you are a vegetarian, plus an emergency contact and their phone number.
CONTACT: Beverly or Irwin Barr – 310-202-6166 or 310-478-4659 – Email



Pasadena Winter Festival Sunday, January 14, 2018
SPONSORED BY: Pasadena Folk Dance Co-op
     Scottish Rite Center
     150 N. Madison Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
TIME: 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.
INFORMATION: After December 1, 2018, click here for the dance list. Desserts and savories will be provided.
COST: $10.00
CONTACT: Marc Rayman – 818-790-8523 – Email


Yearly Folk Dance Events

January, Pasadena Winter Festival, Pasadena, CA
January or February, Chinese New Year's Festival, Artesia, CA
March, Laguna Festival, Laguna Woods, CA
March, Westwood's Camp Hess Kramer, Malibu, CA
March or April, Westwood's Spring Festival, Culver City, CA
May or June, California Statewide Festival, location varies
June, Cerritos Folk Dance Festival, Cerritos, CA
July, Summerfest, Bellflower, CA
September, International Harvest Festival, San Diego, CA
October, Camp Hess Kramer Institute, Malibu, CA
December, Pasadena Folk Dance Co-op New Year's Eve Party, Pasadena, CA
December, Veselo Selo Folk Dancers New Year's Eve Party, Anaheim, CA
End of December and beginning of January, Camp Hess Kramer New Year's Weekend, Malibu, CA