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ASMC 2022 Mandarin Summer Camp



1. Program Introduction/项目简介


School is out, vacation is here and our fun doesn't stop at Mandarin Summer Camp!

Students tend to forget a lot of material they learned from school due to the lack of exposure and practice during the 3-month long summer break. This kind of phenomenon can be seen more commonly in learning Mandarin. Moreover, Summer is also the best time for children and teenagers to explore new things and learn new skills that could potentially inspire them to explore the “unknown side” of themselves.

2. Program Objectives/项目宗旨


–To provide fun, communal and corporate atmosphere for Mandarin Immersion.


–To offer the lessons and resources needed for a smooth transition from Summer break back to Mandarin classes in school year.


–To promote more inspiring and entertaining events and activities for cultural exploration.


–To introduce a gateway to learning Mandarin in a more engaging way for students who have never had exposure to Mandarin before.

3. Program Layout/项目设计


Our summer camp is offered for students in Grades preK-8  and is composed of four sessions, and each lasting 2 weeks, making the total length of the program 8 weeks long from June 08 to July 31.


Each day is composed of two parts, Morning Cultural & Historical Exploration and Afternoon Culture Enrichment Activities. A specific theme will be assigned to each session, and the weekly course curriculum, enrichment activities and field trips will be particularly designed for that theme.


Campers will need to bring their own lunch, snack and drinks Monday through Friday. Mask required.

4. Camp Location & Cost/夏令营地点及费用



Sessions 1-3 (06/06 to 07/15)

Lawton Alternative School

1570 31st Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122


5. Program Schedule/项目时间表



Session I: June 08 ~ Jun 19

The Little explorers (小小探险家)


Curious about camping? Hurrah, it’s time to pitch a tent!


Pack your bags with us for wilderness adventures. Enjoy the great outdoors: Campires and Roast marshmallows, Making a Compass, Ring & Bean Bag Toss, Camouflage dress up, exploring nature and much more!!! These events take place not only at our school site, but also at Ocean Beach and Golden Gate Park.


Mandarin language skills related to things like animals, plants, weathers and directions are incorporated into activities.

Session II: June 22 ~ July 2

The Little Musician (小小音乐家)


Do you love music? No matter what your answer is, you’d better don’t miss our best relaxed session before the back to school season. Enjoy and learn the Chinese Traditional Opera would be so interesting. Pop songs in China are very pleasant to learn. A concert will be held at the end of the session. Family and friends or super fans are warmly welcome to join us.


Session III: July 6 ~ July 17

The Little Gourmets (小小美食家)


Come and enjoy our tasting party!In order to prepare a fantastic party at the end of the session, campers will need to learn some Mandarin language skills related to fruit, vegetable, meat, seasoning, etc. In this yum session, we will go to the Chinese Super Market to buy ingredients with their own hand-writing shopping list. The Traditional Chinese food cooking class must not be missed. Campers will learn to cook and order Chinese food during this funny preparation. More than this, we will learn to set up tables, making exquisite napkin origami, and some important table manners.Wait for what? Come to join us! Little gourmets never miss delicacies. 

Session IV: July 20 ~ July 31

Happy Chinese Holiday (快乐中国节)


Discover the ancient and modern traditions of China through stories, plays, songs and flashcards.

By celebrating holidays such as Chinese New Year and Mid-Autumn Festival etc. students can experience traditional Chinese festival from different regions of China and learn the fundamental teachings of Chinese writing and language history.  

Chinese festival celebration are held every two days, will feature lively music, colorful dances and performances by all students.

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6. Daily Schedule/每日计划

Daily Schedule Monday~Friday, 8:00am~6:00pm


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*Please pack your own healthy lunch and snacks

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