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Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma (student)

Mandarin Unmasked: STARTALK-OU Chinese Language Summer Camp

Chinese • June 18, 2012June 29, 2012
  • University of Oklahoma-Tulsa/Schusterman Campus, Tulsa, OK

Mandarin Unmasked is a summer day camp and Chinese language/culture experience based on Beijing opera. Local and international Chinese instructors will introduce and enhance new ways of considering Chinese language learning through the vehicle of Beijing opera. Integrated, project-based instruction is designed to support and extend vocabulary, reading comprehension, and writing skills. Activities will include tai qi, kung fu, dance, voice, costume, face, music, and other elements of Chinese opera. Campers are first through eighth graders separated into four instructional groups. Instruction will be differentiated by age and developmental levels. Camp will run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, June 18 to Friday, June 29. Camp will be held on the University of Oklahoma Tulsa-Schusterman campus.

918-660-3498 • clydiaforehand@ou.edu

Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma (student)

Mandarin Unmasked: STARTALK-OU Chinese Language Summer Camp

Chinese • July 9, 2012July 20, 2012
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman/Norman North High School, Norman, OK

Mandarin Unmasked is a summer day camp and Chinese language/culture experience based on Beijing opera. Local and international Chinese instructors will introduce and enhance new ways of considering Chinese language learning through the vehicle of Beijing opera. Integrated, project-based instruction is designed to support and extend vocabulary, reading comprehension, and writing skills. Activities will include tai qi, kung fu, dance, voice, costume, face, music, and other elements of Chinese opera. Campers are kindergarten through fifth grade. Instruction will be differentiated by age and developmental levels. Camp will run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, July 9 to Friday, July 20. Camp will be held at Norman North High School, Norman, OK.

918-660-3498 • clydiaforehand@ou.edu

East Asia Institute at the University of Oklahoma (student)

STARTALK Chinese Language Camp: West meets East

Chinese
  • June 15, 2015July 2, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK

Our STARTALK Chinese Language Camp is a 3 week program that targets students grades 3-5 in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area. Our camp will be held at the University of Oklahoma Schusterman Campus in Tulsa, Oklahoma from June 15th - July 2nd. This STARTALK sponsored camp will begin at 9 am Monday - Friday and will conclude at 3 pm. The East Asia Institute and the Confucius Institute at OU is partnering with local elementary schools that are demographically diverse and have existing Chinese programs. Both EAI and OUCI work hand and hand to develop programs that support k-12 organizations and the community. The theme of this camp stems from our highly successful collaboration with our Beijing Opera experts from China. In addition to learning Beijing Opera stories and performing them, they will receive daily Chinese language instruction with additional stories and vocabulary that will enhance their Chinese speaking abilities. Students will learn to do taichi, kungfu, traditional dances, Chinese painting, calligraphy, mask making, and other cultural activities that will support their understanding of the Chinese language and culture.

918-660-3497 • rexburnett@ou.eduhttp://eai.ou.edu/summer-camps

East Central University (student)

Startalk: In Search of the Firebird

Russian • June 10, 2012June 29, 2012Residential Program
  • East Central University, Ada, OK

Startalk: In Search of the Firebird Russian Summer Institute is a residential summer camp reaching 25 students (including Heritage Speakers) in Grades 9 through graduated 12 graders held on the campus of East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma from June 10-29, 2012. Morning sessions will focus on Russian language learning and afternoon sessions will focus on various facets of Russian Culture. The institute will provide 3 field trips emphasizing Russian language and culture. Participants will view Russian art, learn about the Russian Orthodox Church, and even visit a Russian Grocery store and have a meal in its Cafe. Outside the classroom activities will be led by students having completed a Russian minor at ECU and be designed to enhance classroom learning. Finally, follow-up activities have been planned to continue to nurture the Institute's participants through January 2013 to include musical theatre, attendance at ECU Russian language classes, a Russian Language retreat, and a New Year and Christmas celebration. The institute will immerse students into the Russian language and culture, thereby, helping students achieve improved language skills, cross-cultural competencies, and love of Russian culture.

580-559-5293 • msukholu@ecok.edu

East Central University (student)

In Search of the Firebird: Connecting Generations through Tradition

Russian • June 9, 2013June 28, 2013Residential Program
  • East Central University, Ada, OK

Startalk: In Search of the Firebird Russian Summer Institute is a residential summer camp reaching 25 students (including Heritage Speakers) in Grades 9 through graduated 12 graders held on the campus of East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma from June 10-29, 2012. Morning sessions will focus on Russian language learning and afternoon sessions will focus on various facets of Russian Culture. The institute will provide 3 field trips emphasizing Russian language and culture. Participants will view Russian art, learn about the Russian Orthodox Church, and even visit a Russian Grocery store and have a meal in its Cafe. Outside the classroom activities will be led by students having completed a Russian minor at ECU and be designed to enhance classroom learning. Finally, follow-up activities have been planned to continue to nurture the Institute's participants through January 2013 to include musical theatre, attendance at ECU Russian language classes, a Russian Language retreat, and a New Year and Christmas celebration. The institute will immerse students into the Russian language and culture, thereby, helping students achieve improved language skills, cross-cultural competencies, and love of Russian culture.

580-559-5293 • msukholu@ecok.eduhttp://www.ecok.edu/news/2012_news/april_2012/summer_russian_institute.htm

East Central University (student)

STARTALK: In Search of the Russian Firebird: Connecting Generations Through Tradition summer institute

Russian • Residential Program
  • June 7, 2015June 25, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • East Central University, Ada, OK

This institute is a three-week program designed for 20 zero-level to novice-mid level students in the 9th-12th grades that will take place June 7-25, 2015, and includes classroom instruction Mondays-Fridays and instructor-led field trips on weekends. All-day classes will combine language and cultural aspects of the program with the intensive focus on Russian language as well as various aspects of Russian culture for a total of 315 in-class/contact hours of instruction. Rigorous conversational and role-play language activities combined with culture classes will fully engage students allowing them to increase their Russian language skills by one-half or by one full level at the end of the institute. The instructor-led field trips will enhance and reinforce the classroom learning as well as contribute to cross-cultural learning. The institute will also include follow-up opportunities for the participants through January 2016.

580-559-5293 • msukholu@ecok.eduhttps://www.ecok.edu/

University of Oklahoma (student)

Startalk Summer Camp 2011 - Journey to the West

Chinese • June 27, 2011July 9, 2011
  • University of Oklahoma-Tulsa, Tulsa, OK
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman, Norman, OK

The University of Oklahoma’s StarTalk Chinese summer camp is offered to students of Chinese as a two-week integrated enrichment program intended to 1. Develop new language skills while protecting against summer loss, 2. Enrich understandings of Chinese culture through interdisciplinary (thematic) learning and 3. Build a network for learners of Chinese in a fun and nurturing camp environment. It is offered as a “sequel” to last year’s successful StarTalk camp and intends to present students with multiple enrichment experiences designed around participants’ interests and abilities. These experiences (Chinese arts, music, tai ji, games) will be woven into studies and readings of the Monkey King stories. Camp is offered to K-6th grade students (in Norman) and 6th-12th grade students (in Tulsa) on their respective OU campuses; instruction will be offered by visiting Chinese and resident teachers and is open to students of various proficiency levels of Chinese. Camp times/dates are 9:00-3:00, June 27-July 9 (July 4 is a holiday). Weekend travel to Branson to see Chinese acrobats, a culminating performance event for students on both campuses, and a followup demonstration of Peking Opera are planned. Tuition ($200) covers t-shirt and lunches; travel to Branson is an added charge but is optional.

918-660-3498 • clydiaforehand@ou.edu

University of Oklahoma Confucius Institute (student)

Startalk summer camp--Journey to the West

Chinese • July 19, 2010 July 30, 2010
  • University of Oklahoma - Tulsa campus, Tulsa, OK

University of Oklahoma : STARTALK Summer Camp – Journey to the West is intended for 7th to 12th grade students from Jenks Public Schools and students from the greater Tulsa area in Oklahoma. This camp targets students with novice proficiency in Chinese who are interested in further developing their basic skills and enriching their understanding of Chinese language and culture. Throughout the two weeks non-residential camp, students will receive Chinese language instruction in the morning and enjoy fun hands-on activities in the afternoon. All lessons and activities revolve around the Journey to the West story, also known as Monkey King. Classes will meet on the OU-Schusterman campus in Tulsa from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm from July 19 to July 30. There will be a field trip to Branson, MO to watch the spectacular Shanghai Circus on Saturday, July 24, 2010. Extra-curricula activities includes Tai-Chi, calligraphy, Chinese painting, traditional Chinese art & crafts, Chinese chess and music. Our goals are to demonstrate to students that both Chinese language and culture are enjoyable and for them to understand Chinese folk stories, mythology, value system, and humor.

918-660-3497 • callie@ou.eduhttp://www.ou.edu/ouci

University of Oklahoma East Asia Institute (student)

TULSA-Chinese Face-to-Face: Learning Chinese through Stories from Peking Opera

Chinese • June 17, 2013June 28, 2013
  • TULSA-Chinese Face-to-Face: Learning Chinese through Stories from Peking Opera, Tulsa, OK

Chinese Face-to-Face is a K-8 summer day camp and Chinese language/culture experience based on Beijing opera. Local and international Chinese instructors and performers work collaboratively to introduce and enhance new ways of considering Chinese language learning through the vehicle of Beijing opera. Integrated, project-based, student-centered instructional practices coordinate into a curriculum intended to support and extend vocabulary, opera content (acting, dialogue, movement), and Chinese cultural understandings through literature and real-life Chinese experiences as these are translated into authentic Chinese opera story-lines. Activities include tai qi, kung fu, dance, drama, costuming, mask-making, face-painting, music, and other elements of Chinese opera and culture. Campers from kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to apply. Instruction is differentiated according to age and developmental levels into five classes. Teachers are highly qualified, creative instructors of Chinese language and culture, with experience in teaching the developmental levels they are assigned. Camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 17-June 28 in the Learning Center of the OU-Tulsa (Schusterman) Campus (41st St. and Yale Ave., in Tulsa, OK.)

918-808-5651 • clydiaforehand@ou.eduhttp://www.ou.edu/eai/
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