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For language learning, the younger the better. To better prepare our children to learn Chinese language, the Confucius Institute in Indianapolis offers a Chinese Culture summer day-camp for K-8 students. The camp is held on the IUPUI campus, and last for one to five weeks. Students will have a full curriculum of Chinese martial arts, language, calligraphy, crafts and sports and more.  Classes are taught by local Chinese Teachers and Teaching Assistants from IUPUI.

Who: Children in grades K-8 (must be at least 5yrs old to enroll).

Groups: Groups for all classes except language will be as followed:

Group 1 Grades K-2

Group 2  Grades 3-5

Group 3 Grades 6-8

Language Classes will be broken down to Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Level

Where: IUPUI campus, Engineering/Science & Technology Building 723 W. Michigan St. Indianapolis IN.  Week 1 SL110; Weeks 2-5 SL012
When: Mon. – Fri. June 22 – July 24, 2015; 8:30 AM – 4:15 PM.
Pre & After School Care (extra charge) available 7:30 – 8:30 AM, and 4:15 – 6:00 PM
Costs: $150 per week or $125 per week if enrolled all five weeks

 $25 per week for pre- and after-school care

 $15 one time teaching materials and textbooks fee (waived if enrolled by May 1st)

Sibling Discounts Available

Note: No camp on Friday July 3rd.

Payment: Please mail or drop off registration form and payment (cash or check only made payable to “IUPUI Confucius Institute”) to 425 University Blvd, CA 129, Indianapolis, IN 46202. Payment is due with registration and must be received in order for registration to be confirmed.  Once received, we will send you a receipt.

Cost includes: Camp T-shirt, calligraphy brush & paper, Chinese language books, Chinese jianzi game

Orientation: We will be holding an orientation session prior to the camp (Friday June 19th at 4:00pm in Lecture Hall of the LD Building; located in Basement 010))

What to Bring: Due to food allergies and your child’s individual preferences, we are asking that parents pack a morning snack and a lunch for their child each day of the camp. Please be sure to clearly mark your child’s name on his or her lunch box/bag.  Campers also bring their own backpack, pencil and notebook.

Parking: Meters are available.  IUPUI Parking Services has notified us that they have daily permits ($13) and monthly permits ($28).  Their prices may go up on July 1st.  Also keep in mind that the prices are not set in stone.  Hopefully soon we will have a definite answer.  If you are interested in a parking pass please let me know for which week(s) and I will give you a quote.

Additional Information: The camp is held in the SL  building.  Lunch is in the Campus Center. Each week we have Camper of the week for each group. We generally have a performance on the last day of camp.   There will be no camp on Friday July 3rdGroups might be combined for non-language classes.

Questions: Contact Noah phone (317) 278-7900 or email

Chinese Culture Camp Registration – please email to check availability

Photos of 2014 Chinese Language and Culture Summer Camp

Video of 2014 Chinese Language and Culture Summer Camp

Video of previous summer camp at IUPUI