NYC Day Camp

A Trip to Central Park

Biggest chess ever

Play Ping Pong with US Olympian

Heaviest book ever

We built the Great Wall

We are little tadpoles

Taking Subway at Transit Museum

We build our farm

Children’s Immersive Summer Day Camp (Ages 2-14) in NYC

Make your child’s summer a fun-filled experience by enrolling in the Children’s Summer Day Camp at China Institute. Designed and tailored for different age groups ranging from 2 to 14, the Children’s Summer Day Camp offers instruction of Chinese language, history, literature and culture in an exciting and interactive environment to students of all proficiency levels. Language instruction is led by experienced Chinese language teachers with exciting historical themes designed to inspire learning, participation and engagement.

Each session has an individual theme that connects Chinese and U.S. cultures:

Session I (July 10 – July 21) – My Summer in New York, Kids can relate the language they learn to their experience in New York, whether they are visiting for the summer or they live here.

Session II (July 24 – August 4) – My Super Heroes, comparing the super heroes of popular culture to the heroes in Chinese fiction.

Session III (August 7 – August 18) – A Trip to China, kids can imagine a trip to China while they learn about fun cultural places, people and activities they would encounter on their trip.

Besides language classes there will be fun activities including shadow puppet play, Chinese rubbing, Chinese musical instruments play, calligraphy, brush painting, cooking projects, storytelling in the afternoon for kids to learn and explore Chinese culture. Friday’s will be half days for all students and we will be traveling to different museums and cultural institutions in New York City, there will be new places and new adventures!

To register, please email [email protected], or call (212)-744-8181, ext. 110.

Enroll today and reserve your space! Camp starts on July 10th, Monday
Session I: July 10 –July 21
Session II: July 24 –August 4
Session III: August 7 –August 18
*Fridays are field trip days and meet from 9am–12pm

Full Day Class (9am-3pm) Per Session Rate: $1,620**
Half Day Class (9am-12pm) Per Session Rate: $980**

**Two Sessions (Full or Half): 20% off single session; Three Sessions (Full or Half): 30% off single session; Siblings Discount: 20% off single session.

A $50 non-refundable registration fee is applied to all registrations

Here is a sample schedule for one day of the summer camp:
(Half day schedule: 9:00AM-12:00Noon; Full day schedule: 9:00AM-3:00PM)


For more information about the Children’s Summer Program, please email [email protected], or call (212)-744-8181, ext. 110.