Designed specially for younger learners aged 6 to 11, and 12 to 18 years old, RWC’s unique China Summer Camp Program combines language courses at a renowned university or school in Beijing, extensive interaction with local Chinese students, and optional 2 weeks of travel to some of China’s most famous and beautiful destinations.
Why Real World Chinese Summer Camp
Students will join the Chinese Immersion Program at Beijing Language and Culture University or Beijing Academy of Chinese Studies for 2-6 weeks. The language program focuses on learning Chinese by doing it in real world. The extensive interaction with local Chinese students includes language exchange, social activities, guided excursions, volunteer events, allowing students to rapidly improve their Mandarin while experiencing China. The program also includes a 2 week travel tour to Xi'an, Nanjing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.
One of the most well-balanced language and culture immersion programs in China, our unique program provides not only the most comprehensive activities, but a safe, supportive and stimulating learning environment. Our team of caring and experienced staff in Beijing is 24-hour available to help students. Appropriate levels of supervision and control are maintained at all times.
Perfect combination of Mandarin courses, interaction with locals, and optional culture tour to China’
Total immersion in the Chinese language, culture and life
Intensive Chinese language classes
Optional 2-week culture tour to Xi’an, Nanjing, Shanghai and Hong Kong
Extensive interactions with local Chinese students
Culture and history workshops
Extensive recreational program
Guided excursions to major attractions in Beijing
Chinese culture and art workshops
Accommodation in Beijing: Host family or Residence
All levels : Total Beginner to Advanced
Flexible study durations: from 2 to 6 weeks
Age groups: 6 to 11, 12 to 18 years
There are 2 camp leaders in each group: an international Camp Leader and a Chinese Camp Leader. Our leaders provide direct supervision, guidance and assistance 24 hours a day.
There will be a Chinese camp buddy to be introduced to each student, with whom they will pair up during social and sporting activities. All buddies are high school students. In matching camp buddies, the Camp Buddy Coordinator takes into consideration factors including age, gender, hobbies and interests.
of language courses + optional 2 weeks
of culture travel
Beginner to Advanced
Chinese Language per week
12-18 years old
A placement test is held at the first days of the program to determine the students' level of Chinese. The students are divided both according to their age group and current level of Chinese (Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced). The following skills and subjects are taught at all levels: Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing and Chinese culture. Materials are provided and are included in the program fee. At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate, a progress report and transcript.
Interaction with local Chinese students
Apart from the core language classes, international and Chinese campers will interact, study and socialize with each other throughout their stay. International students from all over the world learn Chinese whilst local Chinese students learn English at the Immersion Camp
Culture Activities in Beijing
- Chinese traditional art: Peking Opera, acrobatics, etc.
- Chinese martial arts
- Chinese cooking class
- Chinese painting class
- Weekend excursions: Tiananmen Square, Great Wall, Forbidden City, Wang Lama Temple, Confucian Temple and the Hutong Tour, Badachu Park, etc.
The Optional Tour
- Oriental Pearl TV Tower (Shanghai)
- Yu Garden (Shanghai)
- Terracotta Warriors (Xi’an)
- Dayan Pagoda (Xi’an)
- Confucius Temple (Nanjing)
- Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum (Nanjing)
- Ocean Park (Hong Kong)
Option 1: Resident Dormitories
Students stay in double rooms with private bathrooms. On-site staff takes care of all students 24 hours a day.
Option 2: Host Families
Students stay in double rooms with a Chinese host family near the school. Host families are carefully selected and will give students assistance and support during their stay in China.
For either option, meals are offered every day of the week and include breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, and dinner. During excursions or activities, students are provided with a lunch and a snack. Clothes and bed linen are collected and washed at a laundry service once a week. Students are requested to bring a laundry bag with them.
For optional study tour after language program, all students are placed at 3 or 4 star hotel (standard room), and Chinese meals are offered 3 times a day.
Students should apply for an L Visa. If the program duration is not covered by the initial visa approval, an extension will be made by the host institution and RWC on arrival. Students are responsible for obtaining the necessary visas for their stay in China.
Chinese Language Camp
2 weeks: USD 1, 600
4 weeks: USD 3, 150
6 weeks: USD 4, 500
Optional 2-week Travel
Extra USD 1, 200
The program fee includes:
- Welcome Package, which includes: Chinese-English-Chinese dictionary, China and Beijing’s maps, phone card of 100RMB and a mobile SIM card, etc.
- Tuition and material fees for the Chinese courses.
- Accommodation at host family or resident dormitory
- Welcome dinner and other stuff
- 3 Chinese meals a day, snack during excursions
- Cultural excursions in Beijing, including transportation and admission fees
- Airport pick-up and drop-off upon arrival and departure.
- 24 hours assistance, provided by our Beijing office and staff.
- Visa support documents
- Insurance in China
- Optional 2-week travel fee includes all transportation (train, air plane and bus), accommodation, three meals/day and tours during the two weeks of travel to Xi'an, Nanjing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.
Fee does not include:
- International air plane ticket
- Visa application fee
- Other Personal and miscellaneous charges
The Summer Camp is open to students from all over the world who are at between the ages of 6 to 11 and 12 to 18 years old. For exceptions, contact RWC Offices.
The application deadline is usually 8 weeks before the start of the program. The enrollment and payment of program fee deadline is 4 weeks before start of the program. For late application, contact RWC.