Chinese Immersion Summer Camp 2017


We provide an
excellent opportunity to learn Chinese language and culture through engaging activities in our immersion environment!  Our well rounded-program incorporates
outdoor activities, field trips, arts and crafts, academic enrichment and fun activities.  Using task-based language teaching method, campers will learn and practice Mandarin Chinese through meaningful activities designed to expand their language skills.  Each week's theme is integrated into our daily lesson plan. In addition to Mandarin, we include an option for Accelerated Math and Reading to enhance academic performance.  Students are grouped based on their proficiency of Mandarin, from beginner level with no prior knowledge, to advanced native speaker level.

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Wilderness Adventures                  *Session 1: June 19-23


Explore the great outdoors!  Campers will journey into the vast wilderness of the American West.  Come search for the mighty Grizzly Bear on the slopes of Yellowstone, hear earth-shaking Buffalo herds rumbling across the plains of Montana, and catch the fascinating Salmon Run in the Pacific Northwest.  Have fun learning about animal characteristics including their natural habitats, behavior, and features through hands-on themed activities.   Activities include making animal crafts, building tents, sharing awesome campfire stories, and learning outdoor skills!  The kids will go on an outdoor field trip to experience the wonders of nature.  Let’s go take a hike!
 

*one-week session

Little Chef’s Kitchen                       *Session 2: June 26-July 7


Turn your child into a master chef!  Our little chefs will unleash their creativity and cooking skills, and have fun learning about food with fellow campers.  They could be the next Rachael Ray or Bobby Flay!  Our campers will have fun preparing delicious American and Chinese cuisine, along with food from other parts of the world.  Activities include creating recipes, games, food tours, team cook-offs, and exciting master chef competitions.

*July 4th Holiday school closed

Motion and Potions!                        Session 3: July 10-21


Behind every discovery is a curious mind!  Our Little Inventors will learn to build a variety of interesting projects.  We connect science and technology with engaging, hands-on activities designed to stimulate their curiosity.  Get things in motion by making motorized dancers, gymnasts, rovers, and mix up potions to experiment with cool chemical reactions.  Prepare for a mind-blowing experience in our LEGO® Bricks workshop!  Show your dazzling creativity and innovation by designing a favorite animated character, race cars, miniature cities, and more!  Learn about great inventors and inventions, and come up with one of your own!

Magic Mind, Magic Hands!              Session 4: July 24-August 4


Prepare for hands-on fun!  Our campers will use their imagination and hands to create their own masterpiece!  Our arts instructor will lead campers to create a variety of fascinating arts & crafts using different materials.  Spark their creativity and imagination with hands-on activities including crafts, paper mache, jewelry making, animation, woodworking, painting, drawing, and much more.

REVERIE: We Are Dreamers   Session 5: August 7-18


Make your dreams come true!  Campers will be performing in our spectacular ‘Broadway’ style musical.  Come explore the world of performing arts through singing, dancing, and acting!  Our professional music and drama instructors will choreograph the production, and each camper plays a starring role in creating mind-blowing set pieces, props, and costumes!  Be part of a vibrant theatrical showcase that taps into each child’s individual talents, develop key life skills including teamwork, build confidence, and make new friends!  Show themes include creative self-expression, the power of imagination, and following your dreams!  Everyone gets a chance to shine!  A live performance takes place at the end of camp.  It's  Showtime!


Field Trips
Students engage in cultural and recreational excursions around the Bay Area including visits to places such as Coyote Hills, Chabot Space & Science Center, Crab Cove, and more.

Entering Kindergarten or Kindergarten (no prior Chinese knowledge needed)*
We pay special attention to our youngest campers cognitive, emotional, and social development while they explore the Mandarin Chinese language. Songs, games, role-play, and other creative approaches are cultivated to spark interest in Chinese and ensure campers feel comfortable during their stay at summer camp.

Grades 1-8 (no prior Chinese knowledge needed)*
Summer Camp is a great opportunity for our campers to learn Mandarin Chinese language skills and Chinese culture, expand their global perspective, enhance academic knowledge and interact with peers in a diverse setting.

Tuition and Fees
Full Day: $610/session (2 weeks) 8am-6pm 
Half Day: $430/session (2 weeks) 8am-12pm or 2pm-6pm
Materials fee: $30 (2 weeks)

Early drop in fee: 7:30am, $15/week

Discount

Multi-session Discount: 5% off tuition fee if enroll at least 4 sessions

Sibling Discount:  20% off tuition fee for the 2nd child; 30% off tuition fee for the 3rd child

*The summer camp will be held for 9 weeks starting from June 19 and ends August 18. 

Quick link to Summer Camp Enrollment and Registration