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New Address for the BTW Summer Camp Information

New address alert: Bridging The World China now has a new address. You now need to send all correspondence related to the China summer camps to the following address: Bridging The World PO Box 763, Forest, VA 24551.

All funds raised need to be sent to the main office address. The Application Fee needs to be sent to the Forest address.

This new address is a branch office of the main office in Winchester, VA.

If you have any questions please use the "Contact" page at the top of the website and the Bridging The World staff will be glad to answer them.

Plans For The Summer Of 2019??

Have you made plans for next summer yet? If not why don't you join a Bridging The World team going to China to teach English to junior high and high students?

This is a great opportunity to experience another culture, make new friends, both Chinese and American. You will also be able to make an impact on people with whom you come in contact.

Join us for the English Summer Camps in the summer of 2019. For more information please use the "contact" form at the top of the page.

2019 Summer Camp Dates and Costs

It was a great summer for the 2018 camps. We now have the dates and costs for the 2019 Summer English Camps in China. The dates are as follows: The first session dates are July 10 - 29. The second session dates are July 25 - August 11.

The cost for the 2019 camps is $2900.00 This excludes passport fees, supplies, and extra travel expenses.

To request an application please use the "Contact" button at the top of the page.  

Ages 16+ are welcome  For guidelines regarding applicants under 16, please contact us.

We look froward to hearing from you... 

Beijing 2 Pictures

Hello Family and friends,

Today is our last day of camp and we are already feeling the emotion of loss. We have grown so close to our children and Chinese assistants. It will be a tearful farewell. I am so proud of my American team. They have persevered through many days of non stop activities. The physical and emotional strain can take its toll, but they haven't wavered in the job they came to do. 

Beijing 2 Pictures

Last night, Wednesday, we had our Night In The Park, where the kids got to do different activities in their mentor groups. The kids enjoyed face painting, drawing with sidewalk chalk, playing card games, coloring and Twister. It was a great time to sit and have a conversation while playing together!

Beijing 2 Pictures

It's a rainy and stormy Wednesday in Beijing. We have had to move our classes to the Sunshine Building, since the roads and sidewalks are all flooded. We don't want the kids walking through ankle deep, dirty water. Hopefully the rain will end and we can move back into the Teaching Building. We are a flexible bunch!!


Beijing 2 Pictures

The water balloon fight was enjoyed by all!!


Chinese Culture night where the students taught the American teachers!!

A skit about Xin Nian! Chinese New Year!!