Dear XLIS Community，
As the only Shaanxi International Youth Collaboration Camp in the region, Xi’an Liangjiatan International School, is proud to present the 2021 Summer Camp program. This exciting set of age-appropriate activities was carefully constructed for children to explore learning experiences that are fun and engaging. Teachers and students will learn in a multicultural context, enhance their cross – cultural communication and understanding, as well as their global competence.
Thematic programs filled with action-packed fun for all ages will run from the 20th of June to the 31st of July 2021. A myriad of activities including English, drama, technology, visual arts, music & movement, sports, outdoor exploration, water activities, field trips, cultural experiences, and free play will be provided to our summer camp children. Through this exciting program, children will experience opportunities to collaborate, play, and have fun with each other in a safe and stimulating learning environment.
We strive to make this summer camp the best your child has ever had.
We Welcome you to Join our 2021 XLIS Summer Camp!
Lead Director of Summer Camp-Lily Liu
Head of School
USC Global Ed.D
Senior secondary school teacher title
Member of the National Youth Committee
Member of the Shaanxi Provincial Political Consultative Conference
National Outstanding Educator for Moral Education
Shaanxi Provincial Woman Pace-setter
Top Ten Instructors in Shaanxi Province
Xi’an Outstanding Youth
Best Teacher in Shenzhen
Hi-Tech Zone Advanced Educator
Xi ‘an Women’s Model
Shaanxi Educational Innovation Annual Media Award in 2019
The 5th “Most Influential Principal” of by “New School Insight”
The Light of Civilization·2020 Chinese Cultural Exchange Annual Person
General directors of Summer Camp-Echo Zhao
Head of Brand Development
SCU Business Administration Master
PhD Candidate in Education
Governance and Administration
International Baccalaureate Certifications
Leadership Camp Training
2016 Excellent educator in Xi’an High-tech Zone
2016 Excellent member of CPC in Xi’an High-tech Zone
General directors of Summer Camp-Sunny Jia
Head of External Communications and Cooperation
Bachelor in UK
Master study in Australia
Curriculum leader of Summer Camp-Alex Rambaud
Studying for a Master’s of Educational
Leadership at the University of Roehampton
IB Primary School Educator
Language and Communications Specialist (Fluent in: French, English, Spanish, and German)
International Baccalaureate Certifications (IB)
Child Protection Certifications
ECIS Level 2 Certificate in Child Protection for Teaching Staff
CPR / First Aid Responder Certified by the American Heart Association
Best Educator of Xi’an’s Hi-Tech Zone, 2014
5 + Years’ Service Award at XLIS, 2019
The Theme of 2021 Summer Camp: The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or Global Goals are a collection of 17 interlinked global goals designed to be a “blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all”.
Group 1: ECE-P3 Day Camp
21st June-2nd July
ECE-P1: Class 1(18 students max), Class 2(18 students max)
P2-P3: Class 1(25 students max),Class 2(25 students max)
The ECE-P3 Camp Coordinator (ECEA/B, P1, P2, P3) will represent the Summer Camp Leader in coordinating specific issues such as implementing the curriculum in the classroom, teaching and learning, ensuring that safety measures are always followed, and promote efficient parent communication.
ECE-P3 Day Camp Coordinator:Julia Fan
PYP Chinese Assistant Coordinator
P4C Homeroom Teacher
MA, Chinese Linguistics and Language Acquisition from the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Julia Fan worked in Hong Kong for over two years while researching childhood bilingualism at the language center of CUHK. She has more than five years of teaching experience in addition to two years of research in childhood bilingualism. Besides her teaching role, Julia serves as XLIS’ Assistant PYP Coordinator and is a key figure of the primary school leadership team.
Program Theme: Young Learners Camp: Caring + Thinker
The world’s a big place and the best way to start the important journey towards protecting our planet and its inhabitants is through rigorous education and understanding the importance of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Our ECE-P3 Summer school participants will investigate two interconnected SDG goals for two weeks.
Week 1: SDG Focus 14 – Life Below Water
Students will discover the lives of ocean dwelling animals and the threats their environment faces, such as water pollution. They will also learn what can be done to protect the ocean and its iconic creatures.
Week 2: SDG Focus 15– Life on Land
Students will enquire into animals on land, endangered animals, and animal habitats. They will then design a recovery plan that aims to reverse current unsustainable production and consumption habits.
Group 2: P4-M2 Boarding Camp
05th July – 16th July
live in dormitory
P4-P6: Class 1(25 students max), Class 2(25 students max)
M1-M2: Class 1(25 students max), Class 2(25 students max)
The P4-M2 Camp Coordinator (P4, P5, P6, M1, M2) will represent the Summer Camp Leader in coordinating specific issues such as implementing the curriculum in the classroom, teaching and learning, ensuring that safety measures are always followed, and promote efficient parent communication.
P4-M2 Boarding Camp Coordinator: Sloane Hill
EAL&MYP Language Acquisition Teacher
Master of Education from Sam Houston State University, US
Sloane hails from the USA and holds a Master of Education degree in TESOL from the SAM Houston State University. She also has a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of North Texas and is certified as Texas Educator. Sloane has taught at Sharpstown High School in the US and the Qatar Academy Al Wakra, in Qatar. She is proficient in differentiated instruction and utilizing technology in the classroom. Sloane is not only an experienced English Language Teacher, but also an expert in the language arts and in understanding the American curriculum and the IB curriculum framework.
Program Theme: Around the World in 10 Days
Although Covid-19 has disrupted summer travel plans, we will make the most of our summer by embarking on an educational journey around the world. Each day we will “travel” to a new destination inquiring into new and distinct cultures and beliefs. We will examine these places through a transdisciplinary lens combining multiple subject areas, such as Language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Art, all while looking at the Sustainable Development Goals that impact each location. Students will continue to develop their ATL skills while exploring their creativity and gaining an understanding of others.
Week 1 and week 2
IB Focus: International mindedness
SDG Focus 4: Quality Education
“An internationally minded person is open-minded about the common humanity of all people and accepts and respects other cultures and beliefs. The internationally minded person takes action through discussion and collaboration to help build a better and peaceful world.” (ibo.org)
Students will explore the importance of inclusive and equitable education and the promotion of lifelong learning opportunities for all.
Group 3: M3-DP1 Boarding Camp
19th July – 30th July
live in dormitory
M3-M4: Class 1(25 students max), Class 2(25 students max)
M5-DP1: Class 1(25 students max), Class 2(25 students max)
The M3-DP1 Boarding Camp Coordinator (M3, M4, M5, DP1) will represent the Summer Camp Leader in coordinating specific issues such as implementing the curriculum in the classroom, teaching and learning, ensuring that safety measures are always followed, and promote efficient parent communication.
M3-DP1 Boarding Camp Coordinator: Beena Sarada
DP Biology Teacher & Environmental Systems Teacher
Master of Science (Botany) from University of Kerala, India
Beena comes from India. She received her Master of Science in Botany and Bachelor of Science in Botany, Zoology and Chemistry from the University of Kerala. She has 17 years of solid teaching experience in multicultural international schools, and 9 years of instruction experience withing the IB framework. She has been the leader of a large science department and has also supervised IB CAS activities.
Program Theme: Change is coming, whether you like it or not.
The world’s a big place and the best way to start the important journey towards protecting our planet and its inhabitants is through rigorous education and understanding the importance of the United Nations’ Sustainable Goals. Our M3-DP1 summer school participants will investigate two interconnected SDG goals for two weeks.
Week 1 : SDG 6 -Clean water and sanitation
Starting with the question ‘how much water do you use in a day?’ students will investigate water consumption, water quality, water scarcity, access to clean drinking water and other relevant issues including how climate change is affecting the planet’s water resources. Students will calculate their personal water footprints, examine water problems in various cities around the world, propose solutions to global water shortages and identify conservation actions they can personally undertake in their own homes and communities.
Week 2: SDG 12 – Responsible consumption and production
Sustainable consumption and production are about doing more and better with less.Sustainable consumption and production can also contribute substantially to poverty alleviation and the transition towards low-carbon and green economies.
Sports and the Arts
During our 2021 Summer Camp, students will be provided with plenty of sports’ activities (swimming, athletics and more) and artistic options (visual and performing arts). All these classes will be provided by highly trained and qualified XLIS educators and will be delivered in a fun and engaging way.
Dormitory (Provided for Groups 2 and 3)
Dormitory Services will be provided for groups two and three of our 2021 Summer Camp thus providing students with an opportunity at experiencing independence, student-leadership, and the benefits of living in community. A team of experienced XLIS educators will oversee the supervision and safety of our boarding students during the duration of the camp.
No Technology Camp
This year, the XLIS’ Summer Camp students will be required to leave their technological devices at home. They will be granted access to using the school’s computers under the careful supervision of their camp leaders, when necessary. This initiative is meant to provide an opportunity for children to discover new and healthy hobbies that do not require the use of technological devices.
ADEN company will be responsible for providing healthy, nutritionally balanced meals for XLIS Summer Camp students. These meals are carefully created by ADEN and the recommendations of their nutritionists.
Safety and Security
The safety and security of our Summer Camp students remains at the very core of our program. Designated XLIS staff members will be responsible for supervising and ensuring that our students are safe and will regularly conduct health checks as a preventive measure. XLIS’ Health Center will be fully operational during the entire duration of the camp. Boarding students will be looked after by a dedicated team of resident educators in charge of maintaining a secure environment at the XLIS dormitories.
We look forward to your participation in this unique Summer Camp experience! Our Summer Camp team remains committed to providing you with new information about the 2021 Summer School Program on a weekly basis. Please do not hesitate to contact.
Phone Number: 17778910780
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Author: XLIS Summer Camp Team