YCIS Summer Camp

Chinese Immersion Summer Camps for Curious, Creative Kids (Grades K-6)

Three Sessions from June 15 to July 31, 2020



Two girls made a hedgehod

YCIS Summer Camps (Grades K-6)

Join us for a summer adventure at YCIS Silicon Valley, where children ages 5 to 11 take part in creative, hands-on activities while building their language skills and confidence in our Chinese Immersion Summer Camps.

Arts and crafts. Drama. Music. Sports. Games. Culture. Hiking. Science. Cooking. YCIS Summer Camps include the best of traditional camp experiences, plus unique thematic learning that caters to all levels of Chinese language ability — from beginners to native speakers.

Kids and a teacher

Camp Highlights

  • Camp hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., morning care from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m, afternoon care from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Expert, experienced Chinese-speaking teachers
  • Outdoor sports or PE daily
  • Upper grades include digital arts and computer activities
  • Field Trips and Camp T-Shirt
  • A grand finale performance and exhibition of student projects for parents

Summer Camp Sessions 2020

Dive Into the Ocean (June 15 to June 26, 2020)

Did you know 95% of the ocean is unexplored? Let’s explore the ocean together! We will learn all about marine life, investigate coastal habitats and examine environmental issues affecting the ocean. Through STEAM and literacy activities, we will creatively consider solutions for how each of us can make a difference for the ocean.

FIELD TRIP:  Monterey Bay Aquarium


Adventures Around the World (June 29 to July 17, 2020 – no camp on July 3)

On our global adventure, we will pursue new task each week while journaling our progress in scrapbooks or videos. We will explore international cuisines, learn the history and stories of foods, find secret recipes and ingredients and put them all together in our cooking projects. We will discover world cultures through music, art, landmarks and folk tales. We will investigate modern science innovations such as solar power food science and digital arts and build with Lego robotics. Join us for an exciting trip around the world!

FIELD TRIP: California Academy of Sciences


Race to the Olympics! (July 20 to July 31, 2020)

Let’s get ready to celebrate the 2020 Summer Olympics! We will transform our campus into an Olympic Village by building and decorating together. We will play sports and games, create news reports, cook and learn about the countries that participate in the Games.  On the final day of the camp, we will have a track and field competition with closing ceremony in the park! Parents will be welcome to join us for the final relay races and competitions.

FIELD TRIP: Happy Hollow Park and Zoo


Camp Fees

$900 per session ($1180 Session 2)

Morning Care 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. – $65 ($90 Session 2)

Afternoon Care 3:00-6:00 p.m. – $150 ($200 Session 2)



Register by February 9 – $50 off each session

Register by February 29 – $40 off each session

Multiple Session Discounts – $25 off each session for two sessions ($35 off session 2), $35 off each session for three sessions ($45 off session 2)






Questions?  Contact Summer Camp Coordinator, Becky Qiu, at info@sv.ycef.com or (650) 903 0986.


What Our Parents Say

“Great program. Full of meaningful and fun activities and staff is extremely caring!”

“All teachers and staff go an extra mile to make sure the kids are learning and having fun. We are very pleased that our child is learning about Chinese culture in America.”

“Thank you for everything … all the teachers are terrific! We have been coming two years in a row. My son enjoys the program very much.”

“My son had so much fun. He enjoyed all the hands-on learning and gained so much confidence in his Chinese speaking. I can’t thank you enough!”

Give your child the confidence to explore, adapt and succeed as a globally aware citizen of our world. Learn more about YCIS.