China

June 19-July 5, 2020

For boys currently in grades 9-11

Applications due:  10/24/19
This coming summer of 2020, University School will have a 17-day trip to China. This travel program explores numerous scenic spots in Beijing, Xi'an and Yunnan province of China. Students will delve into authentic cultural activities and have the opportunity to get to know the local traditions.
Experience the contrasts of village and city life on this trip to Shaxi, Yunnan, and Beijing. Explore the traditions of rural China, visit Tiger Leaping Gorge, and barter in the beautiful markets. Learn to make dumplings and try the diversity of local foods that China has to offer. See Chinese history first-hand along with modern marvels in this introductory program to mainland China. Get deeply immersed in Xi’an local life by staying with Chinese host families from the University School’s sister school. Explore the imperial capital for ten ancient imperial dynasties and several regional kingdoms of ancient China. Savor authentic Chinese food, connect with Chinese high schoolers, and build a cross-cultural bridge!
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Shaker Heights Campus

20701 Brantley Road
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122
GRADES Junior K-8
Phone: 216-321-8260

Hunting Valley Campus

2785 SOM Center Road
Hunting Valley, Ohio 44022
GRADES 9-12
Phone: 216-831-2200
University School serves 840 boys in Junior Kindergarten to grade 12 on two campuses in suburban Cleveland, Ohio. The School’s mission is to inspire boys of promise to become young men of character who lead and serve. Dedicated faculty, rigorous curriculum, and experiential programs foster intellectual, physical, creative, and moral excellence.