Summer Camp

2015 Chinese Summer Camp for Children K–6

Description: This camp introduces Chinese culture and language to children through engaging, interesting topics and activities.  In past years, camp themes have ranged from Chinese songs to major holidays such as Chinese New Year, Lantern Festival, and Moon Festival. Summer 2015 dates are forthcoming; see below for a sample camp schedule from previous years.  Parents are welcome to sit in on the class and learn some Chinese in a fun way, alongside their children!

Date: June 2015 (specific dates TBA)
Time: 9:00–noon
Who: Children who are 6–11 years old by June 1, 2015
Topic: Chinese culture and language

2014 Format:
9:00–9:50 Culture class: Introduce the song of the day
10:00–10:50 Language class: Five topics will be taught, according to the students' levels
11:00–11:50 Activities: Beijing Opera mask painting, calligraphy, puzzle making, lantern making, and tea tasting

Registration is not yet available for this camp.

Questions? Email, or call 314-246-2201.

2015 Chinese Bridge Summer Camp (Study in China)

Description: The Chinese Bridge Summer Camp is sponsored by Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters. This exciting two-week trip to China offers high-school students a unique chance to experience China on a personal level. Campers will have intensive but fun language study as well as a wide range of cultural experiences such as Chinese martial arts, calligraphy, brush painting, paper-cutting, and Chinese music & arts appreciation workshops. Campers will also visit cultural landmarks, historical sites, and museums in Beijing and out of Beijing. Fore more information, please visit the Chinese Bridge Summer Camp website at

Registration is not yet available for this camp.

Questions?  Email Katherine Vandergriff at, or call 314-246-2200.