Hand in Hand: Summer Culture Camp '09

The Hand in Hand Chinese Culture Program is a youth led, non-profit organization that promotes the appreciation of the Chinese culture and establishes friendships between children adopted from China and Chinese-American teens in the metro Atlanta area.

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[7 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

Registration has been open for the summer camp!
Our theme this year is Contemporary Chinese Culture Craze where we will be teaching the kids about Chinese modern pop culture. This will be a particularly fun week because we will be studying popular Chinese TV shows/movies, famous singers, performing arts, and food!
June 3-6th from 9:30-12:30 at the Johns Creek United Methodist Church
June 7th at 11am for a picnic!
Hope to see you there!

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[26 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

          The annual Chinese New Year Event is just around the corner, and this year we’re doing things a bit differently. We are co-hosting this event with a non-profit organization called Families With Children From China. The event will be held at Golden House Restaurant on February 15th from 3:30pm to 7:30 pm.(1600 Pleasant Hill Road Duluth, Georgia) We have games, crafts, and many performances lined up for the evening. Performances include Lion Dancers, traditional Chinese dance and instrumental performances, and a Kung Fu demonstration. The cost for this event is …

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[31 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

Nihao Parents!

Today we learned about the calabash brothers, seven brothers each with a different power. We went on a search to find all seven calabashes. We did seven paper mache calabashes. The kids put the finishing touches on the dances. We can’t wait for you to see them!

We hope that all of you can join us for the family picnic tomorrow! There will be games, prizes, food and a dance performance!

Family Picnic:
Saturday, June 1st
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Best Friend Park (Jessie Mari Scott Pavillion)
6224 Jimmy Carter Boulevard
Norcross, GA 30071

Thank you,
Hand …

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[30 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

Today we learned about our favorite Disney princess and Chinese hero, Mulan. All of the kids were giggling and singing along to “I’ll Make a Man Out of You.” The campers made flower pens, which they will be taking home tomorrow. We took camper- counselor pictures with our little sisters and brothers. We all enjoyed a competitive game of crab soccer to wrap up the day.
Please remind your children to bring their tote bags, camp tshirt, book, name tag, and pens!
Reminder: The family picnic is on Saturday from 11:00 …

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[29 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

On day two of our camp, we learned about the third lotus prince. We also got our tshirts and tote bags. We decorated our tote bags with Chinese symbols such as a qipao, a calibash, a lotus or a lantern. Later we practiced our dances and learned some new moves. At the end of the day, we cooled off by playing bucket relay.
We will be taking pictures tomorrow, so please remind your children to wear the camp tshirt they received today. Also for the safety of the kids, please …