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Chinese Summer Camp

EXCURSIONS AND FIELD TRIPS

Visit some of the best museums,parks,shopping districts and tourist destinations.

Square Culture

Experience the square culture in Dalian. Enjoy the scenery of the stalwart totem pillar, thousand people’s footprint of city sculptures with hundred years. Then go to the Xinghai Square in the south coast which is the largest sea beach in Dalian. Facing the fresh sea breeze, feel the romance of Dalian.

Parks

Play football, fly kites or even take a boat trip for an afternoon. Endless possibilities and fun abounds in a day out at one of DaLian's many parks.

Museums

Have the chance to learn Chinese history at the Shanghai Museum, see dinosaurs at the Science and Technology Museum or be creeped out by creepy crawlies in the Insect Museum.

Dalian Discoveryland Theme Park

Dalian Discoveryland Theme Park is located in the beautiful and picturesque Golden Coast of Dalian Golden Pebble Beach National Tourist Resort. Discovery Square,Legendary castle,Magic Forest,Metal factory,Mysterious desert,Crazy town and Wedding hall,formed a clear "discovery" theme. Find happiness in the Discoveryland.

DaLian Zoo

Spend an afternoon with the animals at Shanghai Zoo. They've got everything from bears to rabbits, tigers to snakes and, of course, China's national animal - pandas!

Ocean Park

Dalian Laohutan Beach Ocean Park is the largest international showcase of coral reef. Students can experience the mysteries of the underwater world of Asia, funny cute of arctic creatures. Enjoy marine animal stories show at the Gaiety Theatre, and finally you can buy a few souvenirs.

Bus Tour

Take a bus around the best sights Shanghai has to offer. Explore the city in comfort - sit back, relax and watch the streets speed by, all the while learning about Shanghai’s colourful history.

Markets

Pay a visit to a Chinese market and get a master class in bargaining Chinese-style. During Summer Camp you'll have the opportunity to see a traditional Chinese vegetable market, visit various souvenir m...

Cherry picking

Dalian's western is rich in cherry, every year in the summer we will take our students to the farmers to pick fresh cherry , which is no pesticide green food, so that we can feel the joy of harvest.

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN CHINESE CULTURE AND HISTORY WITH OUR SELECTION OFCULTURAL EVENTS THREE TIMES A WEEK

paper-cutting

Paper-cutting class is one of Children’s favorite Chinese culture class,winter camp let children do themselves and cut out beautiful things with the help of the teacher.This class will leave unforgettable memories for all the children.

Making Dumplings

Dumplings of various sizes,shapes and flavours can be found all over China.We will teach you how to make one of the most common varieties-jiaozi-in our dumpling-making session.You'll learn how to...

Calligraphy

Calligraphy is the most important part of Chinese traditional culture as well as the required class that foreign students need to learn in China.Smile Chinese winter camp will let every foreign Child experience the charm of Chinese calligraphy.

Chinese painting

Chinese brush painting is an important part of Chinese history file. Use the brush, rice paper, ink, color coating, and the teacher teach you all kinds of skills. Draw a taste of Chinese brush painting as a beautiful memory of your life.

Chinese knot

Chinese knot is a traditional Chinese handicraft production,the design is various.It is symbol of happiness,goodliness and peace.The students make Chinese knot with teacher’s advice,experience the fun of craft production,to produce a symbol of goodliness souvenirs.

Chinese Chess

Chinese Chess or Xiangqi is a game of strategy and logic for two players.You will often see groups of Chinese men sat at the side of a street crowded around a Xianqi board shouting advice at the player...

Mahjong

Mahjong is a game similar to the Western card game,rummy.It is played with a set of 144 tiles marked with Chinese characters and symbols.The game is popular throughout China and East Asia.

Learning Chinese kung fu

China martial arts coach teach the students Chinese kung fu,the main content of wushu basic movements,posture and self defense techniques and basic kung fu.You can take a picture with your teacher as a memorial.

Pottery making

Pottery making is the most distinctive Chinese culture experience of Smile Chinese,so that the children not only relax the mood after study,but also fully appreciate the artistic style.Put the dirt in your hand,and feel it in your hand,slowly rotating,and eventually become a work of art.And then use the most beautiful colors to draw a pattern of their own.Each stroke,each painting,can let the children continue to surprise,personally experience the Chinese classic ceramic.

Mask Painting

Chinese opera might not be for everyone,but there's no denying that the masks and costumes are beautiful creations. In our mask painting workshop, you'll learn about the meaning behind each mask and ha...

CHINESE CLASSES

A UNIQUE AND FUN LEARNING EXPERIENCE

All Inclusive

We make living in China easy with airport pick-up, 3 meals per day and weekend activities!

  • Cartoon Class

    Campers watch or read an age-appropriate cartoon or comic book and learn to narrate the action and describe their own reactions and opinions.This class is designed to be entertaining and fun,while giving campers the perfect platform to improve their Chinese speaking ability and build on grammar structures and vocabulary learnt during the topic class.Topics covered include going shopping,asking for directions,going to the park etc.The topics and vocabulary covered are designed to complement the afternoon activities and excursions.

  • Reading&Writing Class

    Kids will learn how to write and recognise Chinese characters.With a focus on most commonly used characters,campers will be able to read in no time.They’ll be able to recognise shop names,read a menu and write basic characters.For those who can already read and write characters,they will write stories based on what has been studied in the morning topic and cartoon classes,giving them the opportunity to use and improve their grammar knowledge.

  • Topic Chinese Class

    In this class,practising and improving speaking is the main aim.A different topic will be discussed each lesson,ranging from introductions to birthdays and everything in between.Campers will also listen to simple Chinese songs and dialogues to practice listening skills.Topic Classes focus on real-life Chinese,increasing vocabulary knowledge,improving pronunciation and listening skills,and developing spoken fluency in Chinese.

ACCOMMODATION

MODERN,CLEAN AND COMFORTABLE ACCOMMODATION IN THE HEART OF DALIAN

Homestay

Become fully immersed in the Chinese language and culture experience by staying with one of our host families located within a 20-30 minute commute of campus.

Host families have all been appraised by Smile Chinese and have been working with us for many years.They are all experienced with looking after children,most having brought up their own;so you can rest happy in the knowledge that your child is well looked after.The majority of our hosts are able to speak some English,but Mandarin is encouraged.

Home-stays comprise a private bedroom within a host’s apartment/house. There is air provide traditional, healthy Chinese meals.

Advantages

• Welcoming families
• Language immersion
• Cultural exposure

Hotel

Our serviced hotel accommodation is located in downtown DaLian with easy access to public transport.

Around the complex are shops,restaurants and all the services you may need such as a post-office and supermarket.The accommodation is in a convenient location,not only for getting to campus every day,but also for going out and about to see the sights and what the city has to offer.

All rooms come with air conditioning/heating,WIFI,satellite television,24 hour hot water etc.Towels and bed linen are provided.

Activities and outings are arranged for the evenings and weekends so there's never a dull moment.

Advantages

• Stay with other students

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COURSES IN SMILE CHINESE

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  • Spring Festival

    Jul 06, 2016

    Spring Festivalis the most important festival in China lasting more than 4000 years.The celebration traditionally runs from the first day of first month to the f

  • Lantern Festival

    Jul 06, 2016

    Lantern Festivalis one of the Chinese traditional festivals on the fifteenth day of first month in Chinese lunar calender.In China,the first lunar month is calle

  • Qing Ming Festival

    Jul 06, 2016

    Qing Ming Festival(清明节) ,one of the 24 seasonal division points in China, falling on April 4-6 each year.After the festival, the temperature will rise up a

  • Dragon Boat Festival

    Jul 06, 2016

    Dragon Boat Festivalas a traditional Chinese festival,has been declared a “world intangible heritage”.It’s celebrated on fifth day of fifth month in Chines

  • QiXi Festival

    Jul 06, 2016

    QiXi Festivalon the 7th day of the 7th lunar month, is a traditional festival full of romance.There is a beautiful love story passed down from generation to gene

  • Mid-Autumn Festival

    Jul 06, 2016

    Mid-Autumn Festivalfalls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar monthin Chinese lunarcalendar,which is the second most important festival. It is said that Chang E is l

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