The Chinese Language and Culture Center of Maine
53 Cumberland Street, Bangor, ME 04401; 207-990-0710; firstname.lastname@example.org
2013 CHINESE DRAGON CAMP
For any child age 5 and up
At Husson University/Bangor Chinese School
If you are in grades 4-12, please go to STARTALK: Chinese Dragon Camp
(207) 990-0710; email@example.com
This camp provides a standards-based, intensive, summer Chinese language and culture for children to learn Chinese language and culture through an immersion model that will make learning the language and culture fun, and unforgettable.
Summer language camp for children has been offered at the School since 2005. It
is the only such program in the State. In the past six (8) summers, more than 700 K-12
graders from Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Texas, and Virginia joined the program.
The feedback showed all campers enjoyed the experience. Some students have been
registered for four years in a row. This unique program has been attracted media attention, local newspapers and TV in the past years.
Basic Day Camp:
Explore the Chinese history, culture and geography
Learn the basics of the Chinese language
Calligraphy, folk art, paper-cutting, and kite flying
Visit Chinese restaurants and order food in Chinese
Instructional field trips to Chinese community and other places
Tai Qi (traditional Chinese physical and mental exercise)
Appreciation of Chinese music, opera and instruments, and acrobats
Create the Magical Dragon and learn the dragon dance
Build the Great Wall with computer technology
Cook Chinese food, such as, make dumplings
The "Ping-Pong Diplomacy" and playing Ping Pong
Intermediate and Advanced Camp:
Learn the intermediate and advanced level of the Chinese language
What was the earliest computer; how did it work - learn Chinese Abacus
Learning Chinese chess and mahjong
Learn how to play music instrument, Erhu
Chinese positive philosophies - Confucius thoughts, customs and etiquette
The application of Chinese dictionary, and the skills of translation
China’s business environment through the analysis of business cases
Use computer technology to write Chinese characters
Dr. Suzhong Tian, instructor at the University of Maine.
Ms. Jing Zhang, certified teacher of Chinese; president of BCS and PCS; director of Chinese Dragon Camp; adjunct faculty of Umaine, Husson University and Montessori School.
Mr. Ning Lu, principal and Chinese teacher of Portland Chinese School.
6/24-28, 7/1-5 and 7/8-12 on Bangor area, and 7/15-19 and 8/12-16 on Portland area
Time: 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.(before and after care is availuble).
Fees: Tuition $250 per week, including lunch
Location: Husson University at Bangor/Portland
How to register? Please download the registration form and rerurn it with payment to:
53 Cumberland Street, Bangor, Maine 04401.
For more information, please call Jing at (207) 990-0710;or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lunch & snacks:
Food is energy to a camper. We offer lunch (Chinese food) and snacks to children: dumplings, noodles, rice, dishes, fruits, juice and more.
Chinese traditional style (Tang dynasty) clothes and made of silk with different colors.
"Learn Chinese language, explore Chinese culture, enjoy Chinese food and wear Chinese traditional clothes--all about Chinese for a week! Cool!!"
- Campers of 2007
The Future Speaks Chinese
For children to learn a foreign language, the younger the better!