Join us for our program this Summer! We will have lots of fun while learning and improving a second language. We will offer a variety of amazing activities including dance, games, crafts, Chinese calligraphy, painting, paper cutting, cooking, Kung Fu martial arts and much, much more! Our teachers create various activities and projects for our campers each year. At the end of each two week session, we invite families to join us for an exciting performance and party that students help put together to showcase newly acquired language skills. From the moment campers step foot into Mei Jia's Summer Camp, they will be fully immersed in Chinese culture and language. Our creative teachers carefully plan all activities to encourage children to learn, think, and communicate in Mandarin; making their experience interesting and fun in a relaxed and nurturing environment. Students are grouped into three classes- beginning, intermediate, or advanced- according to language proficiency.
We feature: -Bi-weekly theme-based activities -Weekly field trips -Special Visitors/Speakers -Family performance parties -Skilled Staff trained to work with children -Low teacher to student ratio -Indoor and outdoor space on site
Mei Jia Summer camp is a great place for children to make new friends, explore, create, and learn lifelong skills all in Mandarin. Give your child the gift of learning a second language this summer. Join us at Mei Jia Summer Camp!
Camps will run from June 9th, 2016 to August 12th, 2016. Summer Camp registration begins February 1, 2016.
Sign-up early —the space is limited! Registration is on a first come first served basis. Age: Entering kindergarten - 5th grade Camp Time: 8:30am-2:30pm Awesome Extended Camp is our optional morning extended camp from 7:30am - 8:30am. The After Camp option goes until 6pm.
Camp Location: 1. MeiJia Chinese Learning center: 2578 42nd AVE, San Francisco, CA 94116 2. The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation: 1750 29th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122
Camp Tuition: $50 Non-refundable registration fee $480/session Each Session is 2 weeks $60/session Before care (7:30–8:30 am) $140/session After Camp Care (2:30–6:00 pm) $260/week There is an opportunity to participate in the camp for only 1 week instead of 2. There will be an additional charge for field trips
Refunds: No refunds after May 1, 2016 We do not offer a refund/credit for unattended classes.
Lunch: Bring your own healthy lunch.
Sign up and save! $50 registration discount for early birds. Additional $40 discount for a second session for those who register for one or more sessions (must be paid by March 2 to receive discount). Sibling discount of $20/session/family.
Registration and Payment 1. For each camper, please completely fill out all parts of the registration online form and permission and release form. Remember to sign each form. 2. Submit your registration and payment. All registrations must be accompanied by a non-refundable $50 registration and tuition for all the sessions, except the early bird payments. 3. By Mail: send the completed forms with a check with your child's name and the sessions signed up for. Make check payable to: Mei Jia Chinese Learning Center, 2578 42nd Ave San Francisco CA, 94116. 2014 -15 Summer Camp Activity Photos 美佳中文学校 2014和2015夏令营部分图片
Session One: All About Me, A Scientific Approach (June 6-17) Uncover the mysteries of the heart and skeletal systems. We will put on our lab coats and transform our classroom into a science lab! Our young little scientist campers will take part in hands-on activities to help broaden their understanding of basic and health sciences. During this session campers will be introduced to many different physiological phenomenons while they participate in activities such as animal heart, eye, and kidney dissections and learn about the human skeletal anatomy and the cardio-vascular system. We will construct a skeleton and discuss how it supports, protects, and maintains our bodies. Activities will stimulate the students’ interests in medical science. Field trip to California Academy of Sciences. Fee:$25/student. A performance and party will be held for families and friends on the last day of camp to showcase newly acquired cooking and language skills.
Session Two: Healthy Asian Cooking (June 20- July 1) This session offers campers a chance to learn how to cook Asian dishes in this exciting, interactive hands-on cooking class. Students will craft delectable delicacies inspired by cultures and cuisines worldwide. We will focus on vocabulary related to different healthy foods, ingredients, methods of cooking, and learning to write recipes in detail. In addition to cooking healthy, we will also discuss how eating healthy and exercise affects our bodies. We have it all covered in this session! Campers will take home culinary creations. Each day they will create a tempting new recipe for you to enjoy! We will also visit a dim sum restaurant to taste the wide variety of traditional Chinese eats while practicing their Mandarin language skills.
This session will have an extra charge of $30 for food materials. Field trip to a restaurant, Fee: $10/student. A performance and party will be held for families and friends on the last day of camp to showcase newly acquired language skills.
Session Three: Experience and Travel through China in 10 days (July 5-15) No Camp on July 4 In this session, Monkey King, Su WuKong, are joining our camp. Campers will have their passports ready to explore China with the Monkey King. There will be a holistic approach to teaching language, culture, and holidays. We will celebrate the main Chinese traditional festivals and holidays. Activities during this session include paper-cutting, calligraphy, brush painting, and a tea ceremony. We’ll also cook traditional holiday foods (dumplings, spring rolls, and other treats), experience various cultural activities, and watch and discuss the points of interest of China's long history and sites of natural beauty.
Field trip to Asian Art Museum. Fee: Free. A performance and party will be held for families and friends on the last day of camp to showcase newly acquired language skills.
Session Four: Let’s Go Camping (July18-29) In this session, campers explore and learn about survival skills in the great outdoors. Tents, sleeping bags, campfire stories, BBQs, fishing games, map reading, treasure hunts, are just some of the activities planned for language learning fun in our outdoor adventures! Our little campers will learn useful skills and vocabulary for camping in the wild. They will also have their own camping adventure as they sleep in their sleeping bags in a tent, make their own treasure maps, go on a scavenger hunt, and make s’mores! Field Trip to Grove Stern. Fee: Free. A performance and party will be held for families and friends on the last day of camp to showcase newly acquired language skills.
Session Five: The Sea World (August 1-12) Investigate the undersea world of some interesting and wonderful creatures. We will lead students to understand our environment and teach them about some important environmental issues. Campers will spend 10 days immersed in marine habitats with a variety of hands-on activities that introduce them to some marine organisms and involve them in learning to care for our coasts and ocean. There will be a sand party at the beach and lot’s of exploring and fun to be had! Field trip to Aquarium of the Bay. Fee: $15/student. A performance and party will be held for families and friends on the last day of camp to showcase newly acquired language skills.