2016 Summer Camp

This program isn't simply for fun; it's also designed for foreign youths to embark on a “Grand Tour” of Taiwan's natural environment.

The program lasts 3 weeks consisting of Chinese classes and tours across Taiwan's main island. Sixty-five hours of Chinese classes combine task-based language learning with practical lessons designed for touring and living in Taiwan. At the same time, the classroom instruction will also promote trust and teamwork among participants.

Furthermore, participants will get to know Taiwanese and Chinese culture through the experiences and the tours. Unique cultural activities include blue-dying, tea processing, drum classes and observing aboriginal culture. On top of all that,  participants will see the natural beauty of Taiwan, travelling from the north coast, to the world-renowned Sun Moon Lake all the way down to south Taiwan. Also included is a guided tours of the Qigu mangrove wetland, and a cycling tour along the Danshui river with camping by the beach.

This program includes lots of different day tours for the participants to enjoy. These tours will supplement their Chinese lessons with great cultural experiences for a fulfilling and academically rewarding summer experience. The participants of this program will be educated about genuine regional cultures of Taiwan, and will cultivate their own character over the course of the program's experiences.

Course Features

  • Learn Chinese by participating in outdoor-based activities focusing on ecology and culture.
  • Enjoy learning both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Participate in fun and engaging extra-cirricular activities.
  • Genuine opportunities to put Chinese language skills into practice.
  • The support of a professional team, in an outstanding learning environment, with small class sizes.


Course Plan

Chinese Lessons:
Total 65 hours, including 45 hours of classroom instruction and 20 hours of task-based language learning.
Activities:
a. Natural Ecology: Field trips to attractive locations all over Taiwan (Danshui, Sun Moon Lake,Qigu, North Shore, Yilan), Qigu mangrove ecological system, observe migrating birds.
b.Culture and History: Field trip to the National Palace Museum, Tea ceremony, Hakka blue dying, Ten Drum cultural creative group.

Enrollment

●Applicants must be over 15 years of age.
●Application window closes May 31st, 2016.
●As for medical insurance, participants are advised to purchase accident and medical insurance before coming to Taiwan. In Taiwan, only foreigners who have a resident visa for six months are eligible for Taiwanese National Health Insurance. ETEE can only offer accident insurance to participants.

第 1 期
Session Dates: 2016/07/04 - 2016/07/24
Application period: 2015/10/01 - 2016/05/31
Early Bird Discount: Register before2016/04/30 USD 1900
And to provide students the value of NT $ 500(USD 17) EASYCARD with one discount.
第 2 期
Session Dates: 2016/08/01 - 2016/08/21
Application period: 2015/10/01 - 2016/05/31
Early Bird Discount: Register before2016/04/30 USD 1900
And to provide students the value of NT $ 500(USD 17) EASYCARD with one discount.

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Course Plan

  • Weekly Classes─Each 3 hours Chinese classes in 5 days a week and 4 hours task-based language learning or cultural experience in afternoon.
  • Week 1 ─Visit National Palace Museum and have tea ceremony class. Plus have a weekend trip to Nantou, visti Sun Moon Lake and learn about indigenous people's culture and life style.
  • Week 2 ─Go to tea farm and learn about the process of the tea leaf-making and try to do blue dying. And we will cycle on the Tamsui river bank. Plus have a weekend tour to Tainan.
  • Week 3 ─Play crazy Bubble Soocer game and have a fine lunch after final exam. Plus a camping weekend trip in north beach, BBQ beside the waves.
  • Before departure ─ One free day for you to relax and explore the city by yourself.

Fee:USD 2000

Discount Price:USD 1900

Registration Fee

Chinese lessons; Indoor lessons and outdoor task learning; teaching resources.


Experiential learning

Daily interactions with local guide; a cooking class and more


Entrances

Cultural activities; Museums; Tickets, etc.


Accident Insurance

As for medical insurance, participants are advised to purchase accident and medical insurance before coming to Taiwan. In Taiwan , only foreigners who have held a resident visa for six months are eligible for Taiwanese National Health Insurance. Therefore, ETEE only offer accident insurance to participants.


Dormitory

Living in a share space with another participants.


Transportation

Bus; Train; High Speed Railway, etc.


Meals

All the meals among transportation and activities; regional-style meals


Administrative Expenses

Full-time assistance during the course; Schedule arrangement


Full-time Tour Director

Guided sightseeing; handle all on-tour logistics and provide knowledgeable insights everywhere you go.


Refund Policy

1.  If you would like to cancel your registration for our program, please download the refund application form from the website. Please return the completed form by email or fax.
2.  A cancellation fee of NT 3,000 (USD 103) will be withheld from the total refund amount.
a.You may receive a complete refund (minus cancellation fee) if you cancel registration 60 days prior to the starting date of the program.
b.You may receive a 60% refund (minus cancellation fee) if you cancel registration 45 days prior to the starting date of the program.
c.You may receive a 40% refund (minus cancellation fee) if you cancel registration between 45 days to 30 days before the starting date of the program.
d.You will be ineligible to receive any refund if you cancel registration within 30 days prior to the start of the program. Fees for the program will already be distributed by this time, and we will be unable to offer refunds for cancellation requests made within the month before the program's starting date.。
3.  It will take us approximately 14 days to remit the program fees after a refund application is received. However please understand local banks may take more time to complete the transfer.

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