NPH International Family Weekend February 2012

Registration now open for the 2012 Family Weekend.
October 4, 2011 - Dominican Republic

Come See Me!

We invite you to join us at the Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa in Bahyibe, La Romana, Dominican Republic, for the 2012 Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos™ International Family Weekend! This is a unique opportunity to see the impact of your support and visit a beautiful country!

  • Spend time with the children whose lives you have helped transform.
  • Tour the NPH property.
  • Meet NPH leaders and supporters from around the world.

Watch videos: Come See Me! | 101 Reasons to Come See Me!


Wednesday February 15 Arrivals
Thursday February 16 Afternoon of Reflection/Mass/Welcome Reception
Friday February 17 Open House at Casa Santa Ana/Reception, Dinner and Performance
Saturday February 18 Morning: NPHI Worldwide Conference
    Afternoon: Father Wasson Legacy Endowment Inc., Board Meeting
Sunday February 19 Morning: Father Wasson Legacy Endowment Inc., Board Meeting
Optional Excursion
  All day: NPHI Board Meeting (board members only)
Monday February 20 Godparents Day


We ask all attendees to please follow these five steps:

1. Register for the meeting: $130; Children ages 5 to 12: $40
2. Secure and pay for your hotel room (price below)
3. Pay your transportation fee: $125; Children ages 5 to 12: $100
4. Pay your optional excursion fee (prices below)
5. Pay for your optional Godparent Day fee: $20; Children ages 5 to 12: $15

The preferred method to do all of the above is through our secure website at If you are unable to register through our website, please contact Katherine Harig at or +1 (847) 778-4432, or your local fundraising office.

Registration and hotel payments are due by November 10, 2011.

Transportation request deadline is January 15, 2012. Hotel reservation or transportation requests received after dates might not be honored.


Registration Fee: $130 (child $40)


  • Thursday evening: Welcome Reception
  • Friday: Lunch and refreshments at NPH DR home (Casa Santa Ana), Reception and Dinner
  • Saturday: Coffee Break
  • General event expenses, meeting rooms, insurance, logistics and communication

Transportation Fee: $125 (child $100)


  • Transportation from airport at arrival
  • Transportation to airport for departure
  • Roundtrip bus service between hotel and NPH DR home on Friday

Total Registration and Transportation Fee
$255 per adult
$180 per child ages 5 to 12

All fees are non-refundable. Please see payment information below. Although you pay your registration/transportation fees all at once, please note that you do not need to submit your transportation request or send in the transportation form until January 15, 2012.


Hotel reservations should be made solely through NPH either by going through our website or by e-mailing Please do not make reservations directly with the hotel.

The credit card that you provide will pay for your hotel stay and will be charged a 3% processing fee for hotel costs.

Our Family Weekend coincides with the highest tourism season and highest tourism weekend. The typical rate per day during this week is $350 per person. This is an all-inclusive hotel.

Daily Room Rates
(price per person)
(1 person)
(2 people)
(3 people)
Deluxe Garden View $240 $186 $181
Preferred Club Garden View $275 $221 $216
Preferred Club Partial Ocean View $280 $226 $221
Children ages 3 to 12 are $40 per night. Children under 3 years old are free.

Hotel Rates Include:

  • Full breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks each day.
  • Choice of eight restaurants (seven of which are a la carte). No reservations at specialty restaurants.
  • Buffet restaurant featuring Pan Asian, Seafood, Italian, Mexican, French and American
  • Unlimited natural fruit juices and soft drinks
  • Unlimited international and domestic premium brand alcoholic beverages at seven bars
  • Mini-bar refreshed daily with soft drinks, bottled water and beer
  • 24-hour room service
  • Pool and beach wait service
  • Pristine swimming pools and white sand beach
  • Daily entertainment with a wide range of land and water sports
  • Open air theater
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Explorer’s Club for children with supervised activities
  • Core Zone Teen Club
  • Water sports center and fitness center
  • Dance lessons, aerobics and Spanish lessons
  • All taxes and gratuities included

For more information about the weekend activities, including optional excursions, please see the Information Packet.


Please register online by November 10, 2011 at:

You can pay for your hotel room, registration and transportation fees online by using your credit card. If you choose to send payment by mail, please contact your regional office.

Monica Gery   
Information Officer




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