If you’re a high school student entering grades 9-12 and looking for a more in-depth experience learning the Chinese language and culture, a four-week high school credit program may be the right choice for you!

Villagers in four-week high school credit-bearing sessions gain an academic year’s worth of language and culture skills through an immersion experience embedded in daily life, featuring a variety of cultural activities as well as formal study and assessment (minimum of 180 instructional hours; accredited by AdvancED). Emphasis is on literacy and oral proficiency. Open to all proficiency levels.

Typical Day

Time Activity
8 a.m. 起 床 Wake Up
8:30 a.m. 早 操 Morning Exercise
9 a.m. 早 饭 Breakfast
10 a.m. 小组 活 动 Morning Activity
11 a.m. 打 扫 木屋 Cabin Clean-up
11:30 a.m. 小 组 课 Chinese Class
12:30 p.m. 爱 情 故 事 Soap Opera
1 p.m. 午 饭 Lunch
2 p.m. 午 休 Afternoon Nap
3 p.m. 自 由 活 动 Free Time
4 p.m. 小 组 课 Chinese Class
5 p.m. 下 午 活 动 Afternoon Activity
6 p.m. 晚 饭 Dinner
7 p.m. 自 由 活 动 Free Time
8 p.m. 晚 上 节 目 Evening Program
9 p.m. 篝 火 Campfire
9:45 p.m. 木 屋 会 Cabin Meetings
10 p.m. 熄 灯 Lights Out