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2023 KACLT Chinese STARTALK Day Camp
When: 6/6/2023-6/16/2023 (Including the weekend of 6/10-6/11)
Who can attend: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, along with active Asbury University students. *Those that can apply to receive three language credit hours are active Asbury University students, and rising high school juniors and seniors.*
Where: Asbury University, Wilmore, KY
Basic camp schedule:
9:00am-9:15am Light breakfast in classrooms
9:15am-12:00pm Chinese immersion language classes
12:00pm Lunch at Asbury University dining hall
1:00pm-5:00pm Chinese culture classes
Offered courses (Students will be places in courses based on a placement assessment):
CHN 101, CHN 102, and CHN 201
3 credits will be offered for successful completion to high school juniors/seniors with the below qualifications:
Acceptance into the Asbury Academy Program
Apply by visiting the following link: https://start.asbury.edu/apply/?_ga=2.208657682.1818509270.1668446563-1892442426.1657932586
An official high school transcript showing a weighted cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher for seniors, or a weighted cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher for juniors.
A high school guidance counselor referral.
Students must abide by Asbury University standards while attending camp. Please see our community guidelines below.
Camp attendees must understand that computers will not be provided, they must bring their own for class.
If interested, please register by April 1, 2023 by visiting our site listed below.
Registration link: https://forms.gle/aAKT5JpBUSMkZh3N6
Great News: 2023 KACLT STARTALK grant has been approved on May 17th, 2023. Thank Asbury University supportive TEAM and KACLT TEAM a lot for the TEAMWORK and thank STARTALK TEAM's recognition and the support all the time in the program.
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Please register 2023 summer day camp with the link here:
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