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BostonWise 2017 April Vacation China Exchange Program

For current high school and 8th grade middle school students.

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Three Itineraries

Option 1:  April 8 – April 20
Option 2: April 13 – April 22
Option 3:  April 8 – April 22

Price:  $2,500 to $3480  Deposit deadline 3/10/2017—$500; 3/31/2017 —$2,000.

Credits and Scholarships available.

Inquiry for more information:

Tel:  617-520-4918, 617-528-9478 (M-F; 9AM-5PM) E-mail: info@bostonwise.com

 

Apply online :  http://bit.do/2017chinaprogram

Program Highlights:

  • For current high school and 8th grade middle school students.
  • Flexible itinerary options with multiple departure and return dates that overlap with school vacation only (option 2:10 days) or add a few extra days (option 1 or option 3: 13 or 15 days).
  • Scholarships and credits are available.
  • 1:5 teacher to student ratio or lower (teachers from multiple districts).

Program Includes

  • Visiting multiple cities, schools, historical and cultural sites.
  • Interacting with students from both urban and rural areas.
  • Staying with host families (background checked), or in hotels (2 per room).
  • BostonWise preparation and orientation workshops.
  • Designated program director to facilitate daily communication and immersive culture learning activities throughout the program.
  • Round-trip international airfare, domestic air, high speed train, local bus transportation, meals, museum admissions, travel medical insurance.


Excursions to          

  •  The Great WallHistory_Builders_of_The_Great_Wall_42710_reSF_HD_1104x622-16x9
  • Hebei Museumheibei museum1-0004
  • Lingnan Impression Culture Park.屏幕快照 2017-02-17 下午4.01.58
  • Tian’anmen Square 20090609_25016_1
  • Forbidden City1328839952FNivk6fI
  • Oriental Peral Tower09f2761639fb3464035a1c905479228c
  • The Bundmp59769110_1455973765349_2_th

 

Credits

Chinese exchange students will visit selected PCC  school districts from March 26th to April 8th, and April 24 to May 6th. They would like to stay with local families to learn the American ways of life and to share Chinese culture as well.In additional to the invaluable benefit of cross-culture exchange, host families will receive up to  $600 credit per student that can be applied towards the April China trip or PCC tuition in the summer. Students who serve as school buddies are eligible for a $100 scholarship to be used in the aforementioned programs. They are also invited to apply as BostonWise summer program interns with free room and board.
Scholarships
BostonWise will award scholarships up to  $1,250  in consultation with PCC to students who demonstrate a financial need and willingness to be a cultural ambassador.

 

Program Itinerary

Option 1 (13 days): 4/08 to 4/20, 2017 Price: $2500

  • Day 1  (April 08, 2017, Saturday) Boston/Beijing

Check in at Boston Logan International Airport for an afternoon flight (HU482; 5:10PM Departure) to Beijing.

  • Day 2 (April 09, 2017, Sunday) Beijing

Beijing:Meet local program leader and hotel check-in.timg

  • Day 3 (April 10, 2017, Monday) Beijing

Visit the Badaling portion of the Great Wall in the morning. In the afternoon, visit the Tian’anmen Square and Forbidden City.

  • Day 4 (April 11, 2017,Tuesday) Beijing

Visit the high school affillated with Chinese Northeaster Normal Univeristy or Tsinguhua University attached high school.

  • Day 5 (April 12, 2017, Wednesday) Shijiazhuang

Take high speed rails to Shijiazhuang; enjoy a welcome dinner with school buddies and host families.14274402831887388

  • Day 6 (April 13, 2017, Thursday) Shijiazhuang

Take classes with school buddies

  • Day 7 (April 14, 2017, Friday) Shijiazhuang

Visit a rural Chinese school. (Service learning and volunteer activities).

  • Day 8 (April 15, 2017, Saturday) Shijiazhuang

Visit Hebei Museum in the morning and attend a traditional Chinese handcraft workshop.S138460T1428918289474

  • Day 9 (April 16th, 2017, Sunday) Shijiazhuang

Free time with host families in the morning. Visit a local university and learn Tai Chi (shadow boxing) in the afternoon.

  • Day 10 (April 17, 2017, Monday) Guangzhou

Fly to Guangzhou to visit the high school affiliated with Guangzhou University; meet school buddies and host families.113059_4ef3f5f32b75a

  • Day 11 (April 18, 2017, Tuesday) Guangzhou

Take classes with school buddies.  Visit Lingnan Impression Culture Park in the afternoon.

  • Day 12 (April 19, 2017, Wednesday) Guangzhou

Take classes with school buddies.  Farewell dinner and Farewell party.1314802575369559_0

  • Day 13 (April 20, 2017, Thursday) Guangzhou

Depart from Guangzhou to Boston via Beijing. (HU7804/HU481; 3:10PM Arrival)

 

Option 2 (10 days):  4/13 to 4/22, 2017  Price: $2500

  • Day 1 (April 13, 2017,Thursday ) Boston/Beijing

Check in at Boston Logan International Airport for an afternoon flight (HU482;5:10PM Departure) to Beijing.

  • Day 2 (April 14, 2017, Friday) Beijing

Meet local program leader and hotel check-in.

  • Day 3 (April 15, 2017, Saturday) Beijing

Visit the Badaling portion of the Great Wall in the morning. In the afternoon, visit the Tian’anmen Square and Forbidden City.

  • Day 4 (April 16, 2017,Sunday) Shijiazhuang

Take high speed rails to Shijiazhuang; Visit a local university and learn Tai Chi (shadow boxing) in the afternoon.

  • Day 5 (April 17, 2017, Monday) Shijiazhuang

Welcome Reception at the Shijiazhuang Foreign Language School. Take classes with school buddies.

  • Day 6 (April 18, 2017, Tuesday) Shijiazhuang

Visit a rural Chinese school. (Service learning and volunteer activities).Farewell Dinner.

  • Day 7 (April 19, 2017, Wednesday) Guangzhou

Fly to Guangzhou to visit the high school affiliated with Guangzhou University; meet school buddies and host families.

  • Day 8 (April 20, 2017, Thursday) Guangzhou

Take classes with school buddies.

  • Day 9 (April 21, 2017, Friday) Guangzhou

Take classes with school buddies. Farewell party in the afternoon.

  • Day 10 (April 22, 2017, Saturday) Guangzhou

Depart from Guangzhou to Boston via Beijing. (HU7804/HU481; 3:10PM Arrival)

 

Option 3 (15 days): 4/08 to 4/22, 2017 Price: $3480

  •  Day 1 to Day 12 (April 08, 2017 to April 19, 2017)  

Same as Option 1

  •  Day 13 (April 20, 2017)

 Fly to Shanghai. Visit the Oriental Peral Tower and the Bund.09f2761639fb3464035a1c905479228c

  •  Day 14 (April 21, 2017, Friday) Shanghai

 Visit Fudan University or Fudan Vanke School. Visit the City God Temple.20161015104645143

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  •  Day 15 (April 22, 2017, Saturday) Shanghai

 Depart from Shanghai to Boston (HU7961; 2:35PM Arrival)

 

Apply online :  http://bit.do/2017chinaprogram

Contact Info

Mr. Thomas Lynch: tlynch@pccasp.org

320 Washington Street Easton, MA 02357

1-508-565-5202

pcc@stonehill.edu

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