2018 Chinese Bridge Summer Camp Confucius Institute (OUCI) at the University of Oklahoma

Chinese Bridge Summer Camp is designed to enhance understanding between American and Chinese high school students. Through a combination of classroom study and excursions, students will have a unique opportunity to expand their language skills while experiencing China's rich culture, tradition, and history.

Dates: July 7th – 21st, 2018 (Approximate Date)

Activity Locations: Arrive in Beijing and stay at Beijing Normal University (BNU) for 9 days where students will study Chinese, participate in cultural activities, and see sites around Beijing. We will then travel to a second city (TBD) and finish our trip in Shanghai.

1. Round-trip air ticket-$1,400.00-$2,000.00
2. Program fee-$800.00(includes visa/visa agency fees/Fedex, Shanghai costs)
3. Travel insurance-$50.00 – $75.00
4. Spending money-$300.00 +

Costs while in China:
Travel, entry fees, meals, and lodging are covered by Beijing Normal University in Beijing and the second city visited. The 800.00 program fee covers all costs in Shanghai.

Camp activities:
During the program, students will study the Chinese language (at their proficiency level) and culture (paper cutting, calligraphy, brush painting, martial arts, etc.), participate in cultural activities, international student get-togethers, host family experiences, and visit famous landmarks and sites of natural beauty in China.

Student Eligibility Requirements:

Student applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited public/ charter/private high schools meeting the following criteria:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Ages 14 to 18 (by July 8, 2018), grades 9-12
  • Includes 12th graders who will graduate this summer (2018)
  • Includes 8th graders who are going into the 9th grade (2018)
  • Excellent academic record
  • Physically capable of international travel

How to Apply:

Submit application materials by mail or e-mail by April 27th, 2018:

Mail to: Rex Burnett
The University of Oklahoma
Confucius Institute
4502 E. 41st street room
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135
Phone: 918-660-3497 Fax: 918-660-3490 Email: rexburnett@ou.edu

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Check out the 2017 trip to China!  


University of Oklahoma
The Confucius Institute
4502 E. 41st Street Tulsa, OK 74135
918.660.3497 rexburnett@ou.edu