CHINESE IMMERSION SUMMER CAMPS

PANDAS CAMP

ages 3-5

The Panda Summer Camps continue our school year Chinese Immersion preschool program in two-week summer sessions. Emphasis is on 80% Mandarin Immersion while carrying out a Reggio-inspired, play-based preschool program. Newcomers to both Peregrine and to Mandarin language are welcome, especially if they plan to enroll in Pandas or Dragons in the next school year. Chinese cultural arts and exposure to Mandarin characters are included in the program. 

DRAGONS CAMP

grades K-2

This program is designed for students with prior Mandarin immersion experience and also for students who are brand new to Mandarin language. The Chinese Immersion program provides an enriched, exploratory, Reggio-inspired childhood environment while immersing students in Mandarin language and Chinese cultural activities. Science, art, and beginning Mandarin literacy are included in the program. 

Lunch is provided for Pandas Camps but is not provided for Dragons Camps.

summer 2020 deadlines and policies

DRAGONS SUMMER CAMP PRICING PER SESSION

Full Day Care

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

$100

P.M. Day Care

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

$80

DRAGONS EXTENDED DAY CARE OPTIONS

Full Day Care

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

$200

PANDAS EXTENDED DAY CARE ADD ON

Escuelita (ages 2.5-4) and Primaria (ages 4-5) summer options available

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Monday - Friday

(except July 3)

Early Bird Price

February 21 - May 1

$260

Regular Price

May 2 Onwards

$295

Dragons Summer Tuition Per Session

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Monday - Friday

(except July 3)

Early Bird Price

February 21 - May 1

$640

Regular Price

May 2 Onwards

$675

Pandas Summer Tuition Per Session

DRAGONS/PANDAS SUMMER CAMP PRICING

 

Session 1: 6/22-7/2

Chinese
Characters & Numbers

In this week-long camp, students will learn to count in Chinese and will explore the origin of some simple Chinese characters. Students will expand their Chinese vocabulary through stories, arts, short videos, games and other kid-friendly activities.

Session 2: 7/6-7/17

Chinese Art

In this week-long camp, students will learn to count in Chinese and will explore the origin of some simple Chinese characters. Students will expand their Chinese vocabulary through stories, arts, short videos, games and other kid-friendly activities.

Session 3: 7/20-7/31

CHinese Food

Through real cooking and games students will make yummy and simple dishes, like
noodles, dumplings and fried rice, etc. They will also be  introduce to the Chinese food
culture. Students will take field trips to a nearby grocery store to identify food ingredients and bring them back for cooking!

Session 4 8/3-8/14

Chinese Architecture

In this camp, students will build pagodas, the Great Wall of China, and skyscrapers, as a way to appreciate the many different styles of building in China from ancient to modern times. Children will use blocks, cardboard, and recycled junk to construct wondrous cities, walls, and towers.

PANDAS CAMPS

 

Week 1: 6/15-6/19

Math Games

Students will have a fun week of learning math and Mandarin through engaging games and materials. Each student will make an abacus and use it to solve single digit math problems. They will build shapes with tangram puzzles to learn geometric terms and develop stronger problem-solving abilities. They will use number clocks to tell time and enrich number skills. Students will also find various small objects in the classroom to measure and calculate area and volume. At the end of the week, we will celebrate with math activities and songs.

Week 5: 7/13-7/17

Cooking and Baking

In this camp, students will have fun, eat healthful foods, develop or hone their cooking skills, experiment in the kitchen, improve math and reading skills, and expand their culinary palate.

The recipes  will include Chinese fried rice, healthy fruit smoothies, how to make healthy cookies, how to decorate cup cakes, and much more!

Week 2: 6/22-6/26

Sewing for Beginners

This camp introduces sewing skills to young beginners. Sewing develops and matures children’s finger dexterity and fine motor skills. It allow young children to practice their patience and build
their self-confidence through completing a project. Students will practice patience, eyes and hands coordination, how to use needle, thread, fabric and other art materials to make crafts. There will be challenges, a sense of fulfillment, and lots of fun throughout this camp! 

Week 6: 7/20-7/24

Chinese Character Games

This summer camp introduces young students to high frequency Chinese characters and their origins through table games, stories, short videos and even outdoor activities! Students will expand their Chinese vocabulary daily and have fun!  Some previous exposure to Mandarin Chinese is expected. 

Week 3: 6/29-7/2

Calligraphy

Chinese calligraphy is the writing of Chinese characters as an art form, combining purely visual art and interpretation of the literary meaning. During the class we will demonstrate that calligraphy is an ancient Chinese tradition; describe the principles of Chinese calligraphy; identify specific characters and symbols and create a work of art using Chinese calligraphy.   Kids will be taught how to use a brush to paint Chinese characters, know the meaning of the character and further to create the work by themselves. 

Week 7: 7/27-8/1

Chinese Folk Arts

This camp aims to give the students some exposure to Chinese culture and facilitates their fine motor skills through the crafting of traditional Chinese art such as paper cutting (lanterns, window decorations), origami (zongzi, windmill) braiding (Chinese knots, bracelets) and creative drawings (number drawings, finger drawings, blow painting.).

Week 4: 7/6-7/10

Water and Ink Painting 

This course aims to inspire kids’ interest in Chinese ink painting. They will experience the charm of Chinese ink painting by using water, ink and xuan paper. Students learn basic skills in Chinese painting, such as how to properly blend ink and water and use Chinese paint brushes to create different color scales. To add more fun and creativity, children are strongly encouraged to use pigments of watercolor or crayon. Themes like bamboo, pandas, fish, trees, or flowers will be covered in this class. 

Week 8: 8/3-8/7

Yoga and Mindfulness

This camp will expose young children to simple yoga elements, nature, hands-on arts, teamwork activities, games, reading and mindful music. Children will be encouraged to feel the power inside of them, be more compassionate to others, to develop a respect for the interconnectedness of life, and to enhance their ability to self-manage. Each camper needs to bring a yoga mat for the class. 

DRAGONS CAMPS

South

(530) 753-5500

West

(530) 758-8845

Fax

(530) 753-5533

Peregrine South

2650 Lillard Drive.

Davis, CA 95618

Peregrine West

2907 Portage Bay West

Davis, CA 95616