Join our program this summer! We will have lots of fun while learning and improving on 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 mindfully 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 the 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 trotting around the city -Special Visitors/Speakers -Family performance parties -Skilled Professional trained to work with children -Low teacher to student ratio -Indoor and outdoor space on site
Mei Jia Summer camp is a safe and supportive 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 May 30th, 2017 to August 18th, 2017. There is no camp June 26-July 7. Summer Camp registration begins February 1, 2017.
Sign-up early —the space is limited! Registration is on a first come first served basis. Age: Rising kindergarten - 5th grade Camp Time: 8:30am-2:30pm Awesome Extended Camp option in the morning from 7:30am - 8:30am. The After Camp option in the afternoon 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 runs for 2 weeks $60/session Before care (7:30–8:30 am) $150/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.
Lunch: Bring your own healthy lunch
Refunds: No refunds after May 1, 2017 Please note: there is no refund/credit for unattended classes
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 -16 Summer Camp Activity Photos 美佳中文学校 2014-2016夏令营部分图片
Session One: Let’s be Veterinarians ( May 30-June 9) No Camp May 29 Camp Fee $480, Field Trip $13 做个爱心小兽医 Our campers will enjoy 2 weeks of fun activities and projects focused on the care and safe handling of companion animals. Our veterinarians on deck will learn how to train and care for animals and be responsible pet guardians. Stories, crafts, and animal interactions will highlight the experience. Cats, dogs, and fish are the featured pets. This camp is for kids who are interested in learning more about animals and animal welfare. What a rewarding way to spend the summer learning about these amazing animals as well as making new friends and playing games!
Field trip to San Francisco Zoo. Fee: $13/student. A performance and party will be held for families and friends on the last day of camp to showcase newly acquired language skills. Camp Location: MeiJia Chinese Learning Center: 2578 42nd AVE, San Francisco, CA 94116
Session Two: Let’s Go Camping (June 12-23) Camp Fee $480, Field Trip $5 让我们一起去野营 In this session, campers explore and learn about survival skills in the great outdoors. We will be bringing along tents and sleeping bags, telling campfire stories, cooking BBQs, doing fishing games, reading maps and hunting for treasure. These are just some of the fun activities planned for language learning 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: $5. A performance and party will be held for families and friends on the last day of camp to showcase newly acquired language skills. Camp Location: MeiJia Chinese Learning Center: 2578 42nd AVE, San Francisco, CA 9411
Session Three: The Sea World (July 10-21) Camp Fee $480, Field Trip $25 有趣的海洋世界 Investigate the undersea mystery world of some interesting and wonderful marine animals. We will lead students to understand our environment and how it interacts with the marine life. We discuss about various 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 lots of exploring and fun! Field trip to Californian 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 language skills. Camp Location: MeiJia Chinese Learning Center: 2578 42nd AVE, San Francisco, CA 94116
Session Four: Iron Chef Jr. China (July 24-August 4) Camp Fee $510, Field Trip $10 我们是快乐的小厨师 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 around the world. 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 exercising affect 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 food 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. Camp Location: The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation: 1750 29th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122
Session Five: Lights, Camera, Action! (August 7-18) Camp Fee $480, Field Trip $9 看电影学中文 If you find reading Chinese books challenging at times, or if you want to learn Chinese language and culture interactively, or if you want to make a movie of your own, there’s nothing better than learning Chinese through movies and film! Join us in this session as we watch fun movies, learn Mandarin, and make a movie of our own. Students will get to learn to use Chinese in ‘real’ situations outside the classroom, particularly interactive language. These films will also expose students to experience natural expressions and flow of speech. We will learn vocabulary in the context of these movies and practice our conversational skills. In this camp, we will use movies as a motivator and make the language learning process more expressive, entertaining and enjoyable! Field Trip to a Chinese Theater. Fee: $9. A performance and party will be held for families and friends on the last day of camp to showcase newly acquired language skills. Camp Location: The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation: 1750 29th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122