YCIS Summer Camp

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

Three Sessions from June 15 to July 31, 2020

We are excited to welcome campers to YCIS this summer! We are still accepting registrations. If you have any questions about the program, please reach out to Summer Camp Coordinator, Becky Qiu, beckyq@sv.ycef.com for more information.


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 5:00 p.m.
  • Expert, experienced Chinese-speaking teachers
  • Outdoor sports or PE daily
  • Upper grades include digital arts and computer activities
  • Camp T-Shirt
  • A final class performance recorded 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.


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, and find secret recipes and ingredients. 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!


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. We will play sports and games, create news reports, and learn about the countries that participate in the Games.  Let’s get fit and enjoy the summer sunshine!


Camp Fees

$900 per session ($1180 Session 2)

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

Afternoon Care 3:00-5:00 p.m. – $100 ($135 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.