Summer Camp to CHINA 2014 for UA Students

INTRODUCTION

The "Learning Chinese Language, Experiencing Chinese Culture" summer camp is hosted by the Confucius Institute Headquarters and organized by Beijing International Chinese College (BICC). Through two weeks of intensive Chinese language learning, campers can improve their proficiency in spoken Chinese and cultivate their interest in the study of Chinese. Through the rich and colorful traditional Chinese culture experience courses, campers can gain a deeper understanding of Chinese culture. Through discussions with Chinese families and Chinese students, we can strengthen understanding and friendship between young Chinese and American students. Join us and you will not only improve your Chinese swiftly, but also deepen your understanding Chinese culture.

CLASS SCHEDULE

July 7, 2014—August 3, 2014

TIME

A.M.

P.M.

09:00-09:45

10:45-11:30

13:30-14:15

15:10-15:55

09:50-10:35

11:35-12:20

14:20-15:05

16:00-16:45

(the first week)Monday

Airport Pick Up and Check-in

Tuesday

9:30-10:30 Opening Ceremony

Chinese lesson

China National Condition

Class Meeting

Wednesday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Visit Beijing Normal University

Thursday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Chinese Characters

Chinese Knots

Friday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Visit Maizidian Community

Saturday

Great Wall Trip

Sunday

Tian An Men/ Forbidden City?The National Museum

(the second week) Monday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Folk Music

Tai Chi

Tuesday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Pearl Market , Acrobat Show

Wednesday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Chinese Painting

Chinese Cooking Class

Thursday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Visit The Niulanshan Factory

Friday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Free Time

Saturday

Head to Summer Palace

Sunday

Free Time

(the third week) Monday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Chinese Paper Cutting

Tuesday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Chinese Tea

Wednesday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Chinese Calligraphy

Thursday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Kung Fu Show

Friday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Diablo – Chinese Yo Yo

Saturday

Visit Houhai, Hutong

Sunday

Visit 798 District

(the fourth week) Monday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Lecture – Modern China

Tuesday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Table Tennis

Wednesday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Making Kites

Thursday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Temple of Heaven

Friday

Chinese lesson

Chinese lesson

Free Time

Saturday

Shopping @ Silk Market

Sunday

Check-out and Departure

Application Conditions

1. Nationality: American

2. Age:College students aged 18 to 25

3. Chinese proficiency: All levels are welcome

4. Have an interest in Chinese language and culture

5. Students need to have a valid U.S. passport before applying, the passport needs to be valid for 6 months beyond the period they will be in China. For more information please check: http://travel.state.gov/

COST

BICC will pay for: Airport pick-up and drop off, courses, meals, accommodation and all in-city excursions.

Please note free airport service is provided on condition that students arrive and depart on July 7, 2014.

Students will be living in our foreign students' dormitory or express hotels near the school.

DOES NOT INCLUDE: Air ticket, insurance, visa fees, spending money and any excursion/tour that is not mentioned in the schedule.

Basic information of BICC

Approved by the Beijing Municipal Education Commission and the Beijing Civil Affairs Bureau, Beijing International Chinese College (BICC)?a professional educational institution devoted to the international promotion of Chinese, was founded on September 2005. BICC are one of the executive members of the 8th Council of the International Society for Chinese Language Teaching. BICC not only focuses on teaching international students Chinese but also offers training in teaching Chinese as a foreign language. BICC integrate Chinese teaching resources and advanced learning methods to meet the needs of people of different nationalities, different age groups, and different education backgrounds. BICC would like to become the ambassador of Chinese language and culture.

BICC Link:http://www.hibicc.com/

Insurance Statement

It is strongly recommended that all international travelers have health/travel insurance that will cover them for sickness, injury, mental health, evacuation, and repatriation while they are abroad. Links to information about several policies can be found on the University of Alaska System Office of Risk Services study abroad web page at

http://info.alaska.edu/risksafety/b_insurance/insurance-coverage/study-abroad/.

Many other policies exist. Students will want to read the eligibility requirements carefully and consider their personal health circumstances and travel plans in selecting appropriate coverage.

About Credit

Students will not earn university credit through this program.

How to apply

Students apply directly to BICC.

To apply please go to http://www.jotform.me/hibicc/admission

For more information write BICC at : info@hibicc.com

Deadline: APPLY EARLY! Space is limited. A maximum of 50 students will be accepted. Applications are processed on a first come, first served basis.

UAA students applying for this opportunity are requested to fill out an additional form(Download from:_________) providing the Confucius Institute and the Office of International and Intercultural Affairs with their names, student ID numbers, contact information, emergency contact information, and dates of travel.

For additional information about this summer camp, please contact Fei Teng in the Confucius Institute at (907) 786-6320 or tengfei0923@gmail.com. For general information about travel abroad, please contact Leslie Tuovinen, Interim Director of the Office of International and Intercultural Affairs, at (907) 786-4135 or latuovinen@uaa.alaska.edu




 

2014 American Students Chinese Summer Camp

Additional Form for UAA Applicants

 


 

2014 American Students Chinese Summer Camp

Additional Form for UAA Applicants

Full Name

Photo

UAA Student ID

Birth Date

Sex

U.S. Passport Number

Passport Expiry Date

E-mail

Phone Number

Mobile Number

Address

Emergency Contact Information

Name

Relationship

Phone Number

Mobile Number

E-mail

Address

Dates of Travel

Please send us your travel itinerary before July 1st.