2013 Shu Ren Summer Camps
Mandarin Immersion Summer Camp 2013 (1333 University Ave, Berkeley, CA)
Who Is It For?Children who are interested in learning Mandarin language skills and Chinese cultural knowledge through fun, immersion-based activities and hands-on field trips. No prior Mandarin skills needed.Pre-K Camp: Ages 2 years and 6 months old to 4 years and 7 months (in June 2012). Must be potty trained.School-Age Camp: Incoming kindergarteners to age 10.When?The camp will be held in four sessions:Session 1: 6/24 – 7/5 (No School 7/4)Session 2: 7/8 – 7/19Session 3: 7/22 – 8/2Session 4: 8/5 – 8/16
Camp runs from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm, with aftercare available until 6:00 pm for an additional charge. Morning care is also available between 7:30-8:30 free of charge.
Students will use inquiry-based learning to explore each session’s theme, develop their Mandarin skills and engage in exciting, hands-on activities. Each session will incorporate at least one field trip.
Pre-K Camp: The camp will be taught in a full Mandarin immersion environment and teachers will use gestures and movement to assist students who are new to the language. The Pre-K summer camp will be taught by one of Shu Ren’s head Pre-K classroom teachers. Planned themes for the Pre-K camp include:
6/24 – 7/5 – Animal Habitats
7/8 – 7/19 – Chinese Traditional Story Book Land
7/22 – 8/2 – Water and Sand
8/5 – 8/16 – Summer
The School-Age Camp’s main teacher will be Ms. Patricia Pope (Qiao Sun), who is currently a head elementary classroom teacher Shu Ren. Planned themes for the school-aged camp include:
6/24 – 7/5 – The Oak Trees of Oakland
7/8 – 7/19 – Migratory Blue Whales and Humpback Whales (Please note that the whale watching field trip has limited seating and any camp registrations received after May 1 will be on a standby basis for the field trip, and such students might not be able to attend the field trip).
7/22 – 8/2 – Wildlife in the Urban Habitat
8/5 – 8/16 – River Minerals and Gold
Camp Fee: $760/session (8:30am – 3pm)
Extended Care Fee: $140/session (7:30am – 8:30am, 3pm – 6pm)
Drop-in Care: $12/hour
Registration Fee: $50
Note: We also will require some parent chaperones to accompany the field trips. Spaces for the over-night field trip are limited and are available on first-come-first-serve basis. Students who do not attend the field trip can stay in school with a teacher during their registered camp hours.
Registration form: Download as PDF.
Please send the registration form and a check for the full tuition to: Shu Ren International School, 1333 University Ave., Berkeley, CA 94702
Contact Shu Ren at 510-981-0320 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We look forward to sharing a summer full of learning and fun!