2015 Chinese Cultural Summer Camp for American Senior High School Students


To enhance mutual understanding between American and Chinese youth, to assist American senior high school students to gain better understanding of Chinese language and culture, promoting their interest in learning the Chinese language, the Confucius Institute at MTSU invites 19 American high school students to attend the 2015 Chinese Cultural Summer Camp hosted in Hangzhou, China.


  • Office of International Affairs at Hangzhou Normal University
  • Confucius Institute at Middle Tennessee State University


  • Chinese Language Council International (Hanban)



Nashville – Beijing – Hangzhou – Shanghai – Nashville


July 6 Depart from the U. S.
July 7 Arrive in Beijing
July 8 to July 10 Sightseeing in Beijing
July 10 Arrive in Hangzhou
July 11 to 19 Summer Camp and Sightseeing in Hangzhou
July 20 Arrive in Shanghai in the morning
July 21 Leave from Shanghai


  • Chinese Language & Culture Courses
  • Culture excursions
  • School visits


Logistics and Management

  • Bilingual coordinators will be in charge of the whole program.
  • Accommodation at International student dormitories with double occupancy for students.
  • Each dorm provides a phone, an air conditioner, a bathroom, and internet access, laundry.
  • Meals and local transportation are provided.
  • First‐aid service and clinics on campus. Hospitals accessible.



  • The estimated cost of this trip is $2300/person, which covers international airfares, visa fee, pre‐departure orientation, and processing fee.
  • The Confucius Institute will assist booking tickets and pre‐departure orientation.
  • Hanban will pay all In-China expenses.


Procedures for Application

Students --submit the following materials for application:

  • Application Form, click here
  • School transcript
  • Teacher's recommendation letter (for students)
  • Application Fee of $150 (refundable if not accepted )

Chaperons -- submit the following materials for application:

  • Application Form, click here
  • Resume
  • Endorsement letter from school principal



All application materials must to be submitted to CIMTSU by Friday, March 27, 2015. The number of participants is limited. Early applications are given approval priority. 

For more information, please contact:

Yu Zhang


Tel: (615)-898-3994 (H) 

       (615)-494-8696 (O) (Office hour: Friday 1:30-4:30 PM) 

       (615)-693-3307 (C)


Confucius Institute
P.O. Box 114, Peck Hall 106
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Phone: 615‐494‐8696