For release: April 13, 2010
For press information, contact Riki Jackson, 901-678-3166
The Confucius Institute at the University of Memphis (CIUM) will partner with local
schools to host the second annual Chinese summer immersion camps in June and July.
The “All Roads Lead to China” camps will feature enrichment activities focusing on
the Chinese language and culture. These will include abacus training, Chinese and
American sports, calligraphy, culinary arts, dancing, painting, Mandarin Chinese language
lessons, Tai Chi, and Wushu. There will also be presentations from special guest performers.
The camps are open to boys and girls ages 5-15. Scholarships are available for students
Downloadable registration forms for the All Roads Lead to China camps are available
online at www.memphis.edu/cium
The camp schedules and locations are:
June 1-4, St. Mary’s Episcopal School, 901-537-1482, www.stmarysschool.com
June 7-11, Lausanne Collegiate School, 901-474-1000, www.lausanneschool.com
June 14-18, St. George’s Independent School, 901-261-2323, www.sgis.org
June 21-25, Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School, 901-378-2685, www.gslschool.org
June 28-July 2, Hutchison School, 901-761-2220, www.hutchisonschool.org
July 12-16, also at Hutchison School
For more information, call the CIUM at 901-678-3166 or contact the individual schools.
The Confucius Institute is a non-profit, public institute with the goal of promoting
Chinese language and culture and supporting local Chinese teaching internationally
through affiliated Confucius Institutes around the globe.