-Bay Area Summer Programs-
Mandarin/Chinese Cultural Camps
Asian Arts Studio Summer Camp
AAS Mandarin and Art Summer Camp is designed for children entering Kindergarten through 4th grade. In classes conducted in Mandarin, the children draw, paint, play the yaogu (the Chinese waist drum), sing Chinese folk songs, recite Chinese poetry, and much more.
Chinese American International School (CAIS)
Contact: www.cais.org, 150 Oak Street San Francisco, CA 94102
During each four-week session, students will experience Chinese language and culture through a wide variety of traditional and cultural activities such as singing, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese brush painting, arts and crafts, drama, or martial arts. CAIS offers 2 summer programs: CAIS Mandarin Immersion Camp and STARTALK Summer Program for San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) students. The Mandarin Institute in conjunction with STARTALK will offer a FREE Elementary Mandarin Immersion Summer Camp to those students who qualify. Priority registration is given to SFUSD students enrolled in Mandarin Immersion who are on free or reduced lunch. 中文教学推广中心与 STARTALK 将为符合资格的小学生提供免费沉浸式中文夏令营。
Miraloma (MEEP) Mandarin Summer Camp
Miraloma Educational Enrichment Program (MEEP) located at Miraloma Elementary School is an academic and tutorial program for students from K-5. Children attending the summer camp find playing varying games natural tools for learning Mandarin.
Fei Tian Summer Camp
Chinese Gong Fu Summer Day Camp
Contact: Shawn Kunkler or Brian Kuttel, 415-665-2488, email@example.com
925 Taraval Street (Betw. 19th Ave. & 20th Ave.) San Francisco, CA 94116
Exposure to Martial Arts is an excellent way for children to learn Chinese language and culture. The camp will be held the first week in August. For more information see 2011 KungFu Panda Camp Flyer and Registration Form.
Chinese Arts & Music Center (CAMC)
Contact: http://www.camcsf.com/, 415-666-3001, firstname.lastname@example.org
500 Balboa Street (at 6th Ave.), San Francisco, CA 94118
We offer three 2-week summer programs for kids aged from 7 to 14. CAMC instructors will guide the campers to have hands-on experience in Chinese music & fine arts.
NiHaoKids at Language in Action
Contact: www.languageinaction.com, Cow Hollow Playground. Miley and Baker Streets
Offering Mandarin camp for children ages 2-5. Flex plan. Sign up in advance for the days you need.
Presidio Knolls Summer Camp
Contact: www.presidioknolls.org, Ruth Chou, email@example.com, 415.202.0770
Offering four summer sessions for children ages 3 – 3rd grade. Each session will feature field trips, special projects, music and art, providing a fun, natural and engaging way to learn Mandarin Chinese. The summer camp location for Presidio Knolls school is centrally located South of Market in a new, sunny 20,000 sq.ft. facility.
Mandarin immersion jewlery making camp.
jewelry making mandarin immersion camp. The website is www.jewelrybydfly.com. The camp is held at CAIS.
Shu Ren International School
(510) 981-0320, 1333 University Avenue Berkeley CA 94702
During each two-week session, students learn Mandarin language skills and Chinese cultural knowledge through fun, immersion-based activities.
International School of the Pacific – Palo Alto
Foosteps Cipriani, Belmont
Mostly South Bay, but offering 1 week of culture camp each in Palo Alto and San Mateo this year
Mandarin Camps Outside of the Bay Area
Concordia Language Camps
(a sleep away camp in Wisconsin)
Offers a day camp in New Jersey and one in Beijing
New Jersey Program: http://www.bilingualbuds.com/summercamp.htm
New York Program: http://www.bilingualbudsnyc.com/summer-camp-in-nyc/
Beijing Program: http://www.bilingualbudsnyc.com/summer-camp/
Captital Mandarin School Beijing Camp
YK Pao School Camp Shanghai:
Contact: Summer Youth Camp
Camp Taiwan – an outdoor adventure and learning camp located just north of Taipei in Taiwan. Each summer we run eight, one-week summer camp sessions that include local Taiwanese children as well as overseas Chinese and international campers.
Mandarin Daily News Language Center
2011 Mandarin Summer Program for ages 6-15
Sino Language Gateway
Website: 2011 Summer camp in Beijing
The program accepts children age 8 to18. It combines language learning, culture activities, and traveling altogether; is packed with unlimited exposure to China and Chinese language, and filled with great fun.
Peking University Summer Program
MTC Chinese Camp
YK Pao School Shanghai
MANDARIN SUMMER CAMP
Enrollment Age 5-11years
Session 1: 2nd – 13th July
Session 2: 16th– 27th July
•Language, art and crafts, sports, drama, music, all taught in Mandarin
•Small class sizes
•Optional private tutoring classes
•Instruction from YK Pao School’s own highly experienced teachers
•Joint social activities with YK Pao School students •Excursions and a variety of visits to experience Chinese culture Language of Instruction Mandarin
Tel: 86-21-61671999 ext 8101
General Camps (Not in Mandarin)
Camp Galileo, http://www.galileo-learning.com/camp-galileo/index.html, 1-800-854-3684
Steve & Kate’s Camp, http://www.steveandkatescamp.com, 415-389-KIDS (5437)
Zoo Camp, http://www.sfzoo.org/openrosters/ViewOrgPageLink.asp?LinkKey=13779&orgkey=1875, (415) 753-8135
Camp EdMo, http://www.campedmo.org/, 415.282.MORE (6673)
Kids Outdoor Club, http://www.kidsoutdoorclub.com/, (415) 314-1188
Jewish Community Center, http://www.jccsf.org/programs/camps, 415.292.1200
Star of the Sea Summer School, http://www.staroftheseasf.com/about/summer-school/, (415) 221-8558
Tech Know How, (a.k.a. Lego Camp) http://www.techknowhowkids.com/, (650) 474-0400
CuriOdessey, http://www.curiodyssey.org/, (650) 342-7755
SFArts, http://www.sfartsed.org/sfartsed-summer-camp/, 415.551.7990
Celsius and Beyond, http://www.celsiusandbeyond.com/summerCamp.html, 415.221.6161
Buena Vista Summer Camp, http://www.buenavistachildcare.org/, 415-285-0221
Wheel Kids Bicycle Club http://www.wheelkids.com/, (415) 203-2727
Acrosports, http://www.acrosports.org/index.asp, 415-665-2276
SF Gymnastics, http://www.sanfranciscogymnastics.com/camps.aspx?menu=camps#summer, 415-561-6260
SPCA, http://www.sfspca.org/programs-services/youth-programs/summer-animal-camps-2010, 415-522-3500
TuTuCamp, http://www.sfspca.org/programs-services/youth-programs/summer-animal-camps-2010, 4157348840
Gymtowne, http://www.sfspca.org/programs-services/youth-programs/summer-animal-camps-2010, 650-589-3733
UCSF Mission Bay Youth Programs, http://campuslifeservices.ucsf.edu/fitnessrecreation/youth_programs/missionbay/, 415-514-1427
Synergy School, http://synergyschool.org/how_we_learn/summer_school, 415-567-6177