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2014 summer camp

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2014 Summer Program - Explore China!  

Summer camp is geared for children ages 3-12.  No prior experience with Chinese is necessary and children are grouped according to age and level.  Each week campers will be introduced to a new and exciting theme.  While immersed in Chinese culture, fun activities, and making friends, campers will barely notice they’re learning a language! 

For those interested in beginning or continuing Chinese lessons during the summer but without the time commitment of camp, our standard group classes continue subject to sufficient enrollment.  Private lessons and tutoring are also available.  Contact the ChinaFriends office for more information.   

ChinaFriends’ offers half day (9:00am -Noon) Summer Camps for 8-weeks in the months of June-August. You may enroll for one of our two-week sessions or join us for the entire 8 week session! Registration is underway and is first-come, first-serve.  $620/session   

 Session 1  June 23 - July 3*

 Session 2  July 7- July 19

 Session 3  July 21- August 1

 Session 4  August 4 - August 16

 *fee reduced for shortened session

ChinaFriends full day camp (9:00-3:00pm) runs 2 two-week session in July.  You may enroll for one two-week session or for the entire four weeks. Our full day camp includes field trips and beach days allowing our campers to explore the Chinese culture and language in fun and stimulating environments!   Lunch is included.  $780/session**  

Session 1  July 7-17

Session 2  July 21- August 1

**must register for full session

Our full day camp is managed through LFC World Camp.  Please go directly to their website to register.  Space is limited.

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HALF DAY CAMP AT CHINAFRIENDS! 

Explore the Chinese culture and language in a fun and stimulating environment! Each weekly session focuses on what you would need to know to take your first trip to China. Chinese Food - what and how to order; Shopping in China - Stores to go to and what to buy; Living in China - Checking into the hotel or renting a house in the country; Transportation - How to get a ticket, and different ways to get around the cities and the country.  From the moment your Traveler arrives, they will be led on a journey of language and learning that will open up their minds and eyes to the many facets of China.   This program encourages campers to live in the language and aims to develop each student’s capabilities as well as confidence in speaking Chinese. Our supportive and comfortable learning environment encourages students to use and explore the language. Travelers are divided into age-appropriate and/or language skill-level groups.

Each sesson includes:

   “Culture” classes which will introduce our Traveler to some of the unique aspects of the country's customs, traditions, and food.

   Chinese classes that introduce level-appropriate language skills and include many songs and games, allow for the children to have fun while learning to communicate.

   A “world sports” component enables your Traveler to learn traditional games, activities and sports  

Camp sessions will leverage current Chinese language skills as well as increase awareness and appreciation of Chinese history and culture.

Half -Day Sample Schedule

Please note, this is just a sample schedule – teachers and counselors add a variety of activities throughout the day.

 9:00 – 9:10

Morning Exercise and Stretching/Dance

 9:10– 10:00

Language Instruction

10:00 - 10:30

Regional Food –Snack Time

10:30 – 11:00

Topic Exploration – Food, Shopping, Trave, Everyday life, Customs, Clothing

11:00 – 11:15

Language Review

11:15 – Noon

Traditional Games & Music & Crafts

2014 Summer Tuition

Full Day Camp $780/two-week session

Half Day Camp $620/two-week session

Sibling Discount = $30 one time (not available via online registration)

Cash or Check is preferred - Payment is due at time of registration - Payments received after July 7th are late and subject to a $50 late fee.

Saturday and Sunday class students remain the same. 

Full 8-week Weekend Classes 

 50 minute    $252 
 80 minute    $324 
   

Summer Intensive 2x/week for 8 weeks $590

Skype; private 45 minutes $55/session

Private 60 min at the Center $65/session

Private at your house $65/session + $25 transportation fee 

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