Learn kung fu, kite-making and calligraphy at Chinese culture camp

Students learn how to use chopsticks

Register today for the summer Chinese Language and Culture Camp. Students learn how to use chopsticks.

Miami University’s Confucius Institute will host the second annual Chinese Language and Culture Camp in July for children in grades K-8.

Participants will learn basic Chinese vocabulary, phrases and character writing. They will learn about Chinese culture through activities such as kung fu, kite-making, calligraphy, mask-making and more.  They will also visit the Miami University Art Museum to see the exhibit “Figures in a Garden: The Ideal World in Chinese Art.”

All sessions are 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in 126 McGuffey Hall and are taught by Chinese instructors from the Confucius Institute. Sessions will be held:

* July 20-24 for grades 6-8 (includes rising freshman).
* July 27-31 for grades K-5.

A lunch and light morning snack will be provided daily. The cost is $60 for children of Miami faculty or staff and $80 for others.  Discounts for additional family members are also available.

The deadline for registration is Wednesday, July 1. To register or for more information, call 513-529-8668 or email Geneva Day at