The Confucius Institute at Bryant University is organizing a China study trip through Chinese Bridge Summer Camp for American high school students in 2017. The trip will provide students with the opportunity to explore China's rich history, diverse culture, and rapid economic growth.
While in Beijing, students will visit hisotrical and modern landmarks, such as the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and the 2008 Olympic Venues. Students will also have the opportunity to learn the school life of Chinese students in a local high school. In Wuhan and Yichang in Hubei province, students will attend a Chinese culture workshop at the China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), visit the magnificent Three Gorges Dam, and experience the unique local cultures along the Yangtze River.
This trip is subsidized by the Confucius Institute Headquarter/Hanban in Beijing, China.
When: July 27 to August 9, 2017 Cities to visit: Beijing, and Wuhan in Hubei province Cost: $2800 per traveler, including one round trip international air ticket (the Institute will purchase the tickets for the group), Chinese visa application fee, International travel insurance, portion of the transportation in China, and program fee. The majority of the expenses in China will be funded by the Confucius Institute HQ.
- U.S. Citizen - High school students (ages 15 to 18) - Interested in Chinese language and culture - In good health condition for international travel
Two trip orientation workshops (on Chinese visa application, travel itinerary, and trip logistics) will be scheduled in June and July at Bryant University.
For better preparation, applicants are strongly encouraged to participate the STARTALK Chinese and Language Program held at Bryant University from July 12 to July 25. Application for STARTALK Program can be found at "2017 STARTALK Student Program"