China - SAGE Global Education

Minnehaha Academy - Cultural Field Experience (CFE) - Beijing, Guangxi, and Chengdu

Sunday, March 12, 2017 - Saturday, March 25, 2017
Beijing, Guangxi, and Chengdu * **China  *
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - Saturday, March 25, 2017
Beijing, Guangxi, and Chengdu * **China  *

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What's Included

This trip will provide students with the opportunity to learn about Chinese history, language, people, culture, and modern development. Students will visit world heritage and natural sites including the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, 798 Art Zone, Guangxi Longji Terrace, Lijiang River, Mt. Emeishan and the Chengdu Panda Reserve. Students will also participate in traditional and cultural experiences including learning Taiji, a tea ceremony, the Peking Opera, workshops with traditional artists, visiting Guangxi minority group villages, and more. Beyond exploring these cultural sites and traditions -- students will build relationships with locals through attending school classes with Chinese students and the opportunity for a home stay with a local Chinese family. This trip will be an eye-opening journey of discovery – exploring both China’s ancient past and its modern day, understanding the economic and social development gap between east and west, experiencing the unique culture of Chinese minority groups. See the full trip itinerary online at https://www.sageglobaled.org/min-chi017/ for more detailed trip information. SAGE (Studies Abroad for Global Education) will be managing our trip to China. SAGE has an excellent reputation for coordinating global engagement experiences abroad and has led trips to China for high school groups from similar independent schools in the U.S. Students need to schedule their own rides to and from the MSP airport. While in China, the group will travel by air, coach bus, train, subway, boat and on foot. Lodging will be in hotels and a possible home stay in Guangxi. Faculty trip leader: Mr. Ming Dong, Upper School Chinese Instructor dongming@minnehahaacademy.net Trip cost is $4,160, payable through the SAGE Global Education website. (see "view more" below) For more information: https://www.sageglobaled.org/min-chi017/

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Minnehaha Academy is a PreK through grade 12 private school in Minneapolis, MN, with a mission to provide high quality education integrating Christian faith and learning. Through innovative curriculum and engaging co-curricular activities, your child will grow as his or her porential is cultivated in a caring, nurturing environment guided by Christian role models.   


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