Classes-Only Camp and Day Camp: A Closer Look

Jan 5, 2016 | Blog

Which Summer Camp to Pick? | Chinese Summer Camp Blog

Happy New Year from the That’s Mandarin Summer Camp team! Have you made any New Year’s Resolutions? Perhaps you are looking to experience something completely new and exciting this year?

If so, then why not make 2016 truly memorable by taking part in a Summer Camp program in either Beijing or Shanghai?

If you are considering taking part in our Summer camp program this year, then we want to provide you with as much information as possible to help you make the best decision you can. A That’s Mandarin cultural-immersion program is like no other. We create a unique and fun learning environment and have several enticing camp options to make sure each camper feels at home. There are also tailor-made options, so there really is something for everybody.

Over the next few weeks we will be telling you more about each camp option so you have all the information at your fingertips. This week, let’s learn a little more about our Morning and Day Camps.

Which Summer Camp to Pick? | Chinese Summer Camp Blog

Option 1: Classes-only Camp

Perfect for those already living in China.

This program is designed for children whose parents are already in China. It is catered for parents who want their children to learn Chinese. We’ve created comprehensive programs that are tailor made for young learners as well as teenagers. They explore the Chinese language and culture through a wide mix of interactive classes.

What’s included?

Chinese classes
Snacks
Optional activities and excursions

Which Summer Camp to Pick? | Chinese Summer Camp Blog

Option 2: Day camp

This camp is ideal for parents who want their kids to learn about Chinese language and culture. It runs daily from Monday to Friday (9:00am – 3:00/5:00pm). All of our Chinese Day Camp students are fully immersed in Chinese culture with daily classes, cultural activities, trips and lunch everyday. Weekend activities can be added if your child is seeking fun excursions.

What’s included?

Chinese classes
Cultural activities and excursions
Meals and snacks
Optional weekend activities

Which Summer Camp to Pick? | Chinese Summer Camp Blog

Morning camp and Day camp options in more detail

At our Morning camp and Day camp you can be assured of the following:

Experienced Teachers

All our teachers have taught for several years and are experienced with teaching under 18s.

Engaging Classes

Varied class types and content for example cartoon classes, reading and writing classes as well as oral classes centred around different topics. Our camps are suitable for all children aged between 7 and 17 and open to campers of all Mandarin levels.

Cultural Activities

We organise a wide-range of fun activities from painting masks, practising calligraphy to playing mah-jong and cooking classes. (Optional for Morning Camp)

Field Trips

Twice a week campers can explore more of the city through our excursions to places like the Great Wall, Museums, Beijing’s lakes and more. (Optional for Morning Camp)

Safety First

Each camper’s well-being is our paramount concern. We make sure every child is well looked after through careful supervision and the creation of a safe yet fun environment.

So, that is an outline of what our Morning and Day camp options entail. If you have signed up for either of these camp options, we hope that it makes you feel even more excited about learning at a Chinese Summer Camp. Feel free to keep browsing our website to find out more information.
Be sure to check out next week’s blog post when we discuss our Full Camp option.

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