Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University



2016 "Chinese Bridge" Summer Camp for American High School Students

The Confucius Institutes at San Francisco State University (CISFSU), in cooperation with Beijing Normal University (BNU), will offer 2016 "Chinese Bridge" Summer Camp for American High School Students, an annual Chinese language and culture experiencing program sponsored by Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters.

The host of Summer Camp program in 2016 will provide American students with Chinese language, culture classes, and cultural experiencing activities.

  1. Time and locations:

    July 10-23 (leaving SF on July 9 for 14-day program in China)
    Beijing, Xi’an

  2. Co-hosts:

    Confucius Institute at SF State
    Beijing Normal University

  3. Application Requirements for Students:
    1. American citizen with valid passport;
    2. Current high school student;
    3. Possesses a basic level of Chinese;
    4. Interested in learning Chinese language and culture;
    5. Healthy, able to travel internationally;
    6. No long-term stay in China (No more than 1 year);
    7. Applicants with HSK/HSKK/YCT certificate have priority in getting admitted. Those without certificates could register for the latest YCT online test (May 21, 2016) at SF State and obtain the certificate later. About the test details, please visit www.sfsu.edu/~ci.
  4. Application Requirements for Teachers/Chaperons:
    1. Respect and understand Chinese culture;
    2. Approachable and have a sense of responsibility, cooperative and assisting in the management of and communication with the campers;
    3. Rich experience in supervising students;
    4. In a healthy condition, able to travel internationally;
    5. Preferably under 50.
    Responsibilities of the Teachers/Chaperons:
    1. Host Student Orientation before the travel with Confucius Institute;
    2. Travel together with the team, participate in all the summer camp events and obey the rules;
    3. Responsible in supervising students and keep students safe;
    4. Help students adjust to the new environments and give instructions;
    5. Escort students in emergency and keep good contact;
    6. Gather feedbacks within two weeks after the summer camp.
  5. Cost:
    1. Students and Teachers/Chaperons should pay for:
      1. $200 application fee; (Check-only, payable to CI at SF State, non-refundable after the approval by Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters);
      2. International airfare; (paid to the travel agency);
      3. $140 Visa application fee; (money order, cashier’s check-payable to "Chinese Consulate General", Master Card or Visa Card);
      4. $60 International travel insurance. (Check-only, payable to CI at SF State, non-refundable).
    2. In-China costs:

      Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters will be responsible for covering the in-China costs of students and chaperones including food and lodging, transportation, and group activities while in China.

  6. Application Deadline: May 13, 2016

    Applicants should submit the Application Form with school or teacher recommendation letter to the Confucius Institute at SF State. All qualified applications will be submitted to BNU and Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters for review and approval. The final name list will be confirmed by May 20 2016. The invitation letters will be sent out by then.

    Attachment: Student Application Form

  7. Contact Information:

    Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University
    Wen Yao, Program Coordinator
    Email: cisfsu@sfsu.edu / kacayao@gmail.com
    Tel: 415-338-7631 / Fax: 415-405-2866

    Mailing address:

    Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University
    1600 Holloway Avenue, Burk Hall 325
    San Francisco, CA 94132




旧金山州立大学孔子学院



2016“汉语桥”美国高中生夏令营

旧金山州大孔子学院将与北京师范大学合作,于7月10日至23日在中国举办2016年“汉语桥”美国高中生夏令营。此项目由孔子学院总部资助。 夏令营活动期间,主办单位将组织营员进行中文学习和中国文化体验。

  1. 夏令营时间/地点:

    7月10日-7月23日 (7月9日离开旧金山飞往北京)
    中国北京、西安

  2. 承办单位:

    旧金山州立大学孔子学院、北京师范大学

  3. 申请学生条件:
    1. 持美国护照;
    2. 美国高中学生;
    3. 具备一定中文基础;
    4. 对中国语言和文化感兴趣;
    5. 身体健康,适合国际旅行;
    6. 无在中国长期生活的经历/连续在华居住时间不超过1年;
    7. 获得HSK/HSKK/YCT/成绩证书的同学优先。还没有参加考试的同学,可报名参加5月21日在旧金山州大举行的YCT网络考试, 经旧金山州大孔子学院证明,可作为优先报名条件。考试相关信息请浏览旧金山州大孔子学院网站:www.sfsu.edu/~ci)。
  4. 申请带队教师条件:
    1. 尊重和了解中国文化;
    2. 有亲和力、责任心,沟通能力强;
    3. 具有丰富的学生管理经验;
    4. 身体健康,适合国际旅行;
    5. 年龄不超过50岁。
    在夏令营活动中,带队老师须履行以下职责:
    1. 协助孔子学院对学生进行行前培训;
    2. 与营员同去同回,在华期间随团参加夏令营一切活动,遵守活动规定;
    3. 承担对营员的管理职责,负责学生夏令营活动期间的安全;
    4. 帮助学生适应环境,并对学生行为进行指导;
    5. 在紧急情况下陪护学生,并承担联络工作;
    6. 夏令营活动结束后,收集营员对夏令营整体活动的反馈意见并于活动结束两周内向孔子学院提交总结报告。
  5. 费用:
    1. 申请人自理费用:
      (1) 申请费 $200 (支票抬头为: CI at SF State。汉办批准后,申请费不予退回);
      (2) 汉办批准后,缴交下列费用:
      1. 往返国际机票(直接交给旅行社)
      2. 国际旅行保险费预计 $60 (支票抬头为: CI at SF State。不予退回)
      (3)申请赴中国签证费 $140 (Money Order, Cashier's Check - Payable to "Chinese Consulate General", Master Card or Visa Card)。
  6. 报名截至时间:2016年5月13日

    请将报名表、推荐信邮寄或者扫描后发电子邮件给我们。我们初审后将材料发送给北京师范大学送汉办审批。 北师大/汉办将于5月20日确定批准营员名单,并为营员发送邀请信。申请表请见附件:

    附件.学生申请表

  7. 联系方式:

    Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University
    Wen Yao, Program Coordinator
    Email: cisfsu@sfsu.edu / kacayao@gmail.com
    Tel: 415-338-7631 / Fax: 415-405-2866

    通信地址:

    Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University
    1600 Holloway Avenue, Burk Hall 325
    San Francisco, CA 94132