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Tiger Camp, July 9–20

Published May 11, 2018

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Show us your stripes

Come to the University of Missouri, the home of the tigers for a camp designed for high school students from the U.S. to learn about Chinese culture, collaborate in team based learning and prepare for success as global citizens. For the duration of the camp, participants will be divided into smaller teams that exemplify the four main values of the University of Missouri: Respect, Responsibility, Discovery, and Excellence. These teams provide a small group setting for participants to interact with their peers through team-building and friendly competition.

Program objectives

  1. Language acquisition
  2. Leadership development and team building
  3. Cultural sharing
  4. Reflection and personal development

Fees and logistics

Program fees will be $200 per student and include:

  • All educational components
  • Course materials
  • Cultural field trips and related costs

Field trips

The group will take part in local field trips. Adventures might include international grocery stores, restaurants and more.

Application process

Interested students should email to request an application packet.

Typical schedule

  • 9–10 a.m. Tai Chi/Qi Gong class
  • 10 a.m.–noon Mandarin class (divided by skill levels)
  • noon–1 p.m. Lunch and flex time
  • 1–2 p.m. Art exploration
  • 2–3 p.m. Place or holiday lesson
  • 3–4 p.m. Tea time: Read or watch a Chinese story and have tea and discussions