All Roads Lead to China at Summer Camps

Contact: Riki Jackson

May 6, 2015 - The Confucius Institute at the University of Memphis (CIUM) will partner this summer with Lausanne Collegiate School and Grace-St. Luke's Episcopal School to host its seventh annual Chinese summer immersion camps. The "All Roads Lead to China" camp will be held May 26-29 at Lausanne and June 1-5 at Grace-St. Luke's. The camps will feature enrichment activities focusing on the Chinese language and culture. These will include Chinese cooking, calligraphy, dancing, martial arts, paper cutting and Mandarin Chinese language. In addition, campers will enjoy Chinese cooking demonstrations and special performances.

The camps are open to boys and girls ages 5-14. Scholarships are available for students who qualify. More information and downloadable registration forms are available on Lausanne's website at www.lausanneschool.com and Grace-St. Luke's website at www.gslschool.org.

For additional information about the CIUM or Chinese language and cultural programs, contact Riki Jackson, CIUM assistant director, at 901-678-3166 or visit www.memphis.edu/cium.

The Confucius Institute is a nonprofit, public institute with the goal of promoting the Chinese language and culture and supporting local Chinese teaching internationally through affiliated Confucius Institutes around the globe. The CIUM has been selected as one of the top six Confucius Institutes in the U.S. and one of the top 30 Confucius Institutes in the world.