Family programs are great preparation for a family trip abroad or for a child’s summer experience at the Villages. Explore family heritage or learn about an entirely new culture! The best part is simply being together in a beautiful setting where you can reinforce the importance of being a good citizen in our global community.

Family Fun Weekends

Adults and children spend time together at meals, evening programs, dancing, singing and enjoying the outdoors. 

At Sēn Lín Hú Chinese Language Village, grandparents, parents, children, aunts, uncles, and cousins can have fun and make memories together while the Sēn Lín Hú family weekend programs offer a great way to prepare for a trip abroad, explore your family heritage, or just broaden your mind as you make priceless memories together.

While family programs are tailored to the ages of the people attending, participants still enjoy the same authentic menus and many of the same fun-filled immersion experiences as villagers in the summer programs do. Together you can cook Chinese food, learn to do Chinese art and craft projects, play Chinese games and sports, and enjoy camping favorites like canoeing and singing funny songs (in Chinese, of course!) around the campfire.

Family Weeks

Summer family weeks run concurrently with our summer youth programs.

Our language and cultural immersion programs offer an ideal opportunity to share an “international” experience together for a fraction of the cost of traveling abroad. Comfortable lodging and delicious homemade cuisine are part of our trademark full-immersion setting at the Language Villages. Parents, children, grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins are all invited for an unforgettable family reunion!

Here kids get to be kids together, learning language through fun songs, games and play while the adults take a language or culture class, learn a new craft or visit with new friends. Language Villages’ counselors are trained and have become renowned for their skill, professionalism, and competence in addressing learners at any level.