Anchorage School District (Student)
STARTALK Summer Chinese Language and Culture Camp
K-2, 3-5, 6-8
- June 4, 2018 – June 15, 2018: (Face-to-face)
- Scenic Park Elementary 3933 Patterson St, Anchorage, AK
The Anchorage School District’s STARTALK Summer Chinese Language and Culture Camp is a two-week, ten-day, morning and afternoon non-residential program held in June 2018 at Scenic Park Elementary School. The camp serves 80 students from Anchorage area schools in grades 1-8, mostly at the Novice-Low proficiency level with some at Novice-Mid. The camp provides 55 instructional hours at 5.5 hours per day. An afterschool Chinese intensive program at Scenic Park operates three hours/week for six weeks into the 2018-2019 year, serving up to 40 students, some of whom attended camp. Student outcomes include: increased Chinese language skills, increased knowledge of and appreciation for Chinese culture, and intention to continue Chinese studies through secondary school.