[Article] How and Why To Pick A Summer Culture Camp!

Parents… have you ever thought about sending your children to a summer (Culture) Camp?

Take a look at this helpful piece from Chinese American Family:

How to Pick the Best Chinese Culture Camp for Your Child this Summer (link opens in new window)

They discuss:

  • What puts the “culture” in a Chinese Culture camp.
  • 4 types of parents who find Chinese Culture camps great for their children.
  • 4 ways to evaluate different Camps to ensure they provide your children with the experience you’re hoping for.
  • A list of 22 different Chinese Culture Camps across the United States!

As always, feel free to write us with any questions about our Camp offerings.

Registration Coming Soon for 2017

Registration forms for MCCC 2017 will soon be available.

2017 DATE & LOCATION
Camp in 2017 will take place from Sunday, August 6 to Saturday, August 12.

$$$ DISCOUNT
Just like last year, Campers who register by April 15 are eligible for a special early bird discount! If your child qualifies for the Leadership Program, early registration will ensure their spot on the limited roster of 16.

CALLING VOLUNTEERS
We’d love to have you! Summer Camp is not the same without the dedication of its amazing volunteers.

Please send an email to info@metropolitanchineseculturecamp.org and our Director will be in touch to discuss the brief interview process for all who’d like to join the team.

FULL REGISTRATION COMING SOON
We’ll have full camper, counselor and leadership program applications available in a few weeks. Stay tuned :)

 

Registration Now Available for MCCC 2016

Great news: you can now register your children for Camp 2016! (If you’re 18 or older and interested in leading a small group of energetic children for a month

WHERE DO I SIGN UP?
You can sign up right away using the forms here on our Registration page.

WHAT IS MCCC?
Glad you asked! “MCCC” (easier to write than “Metropolitan Chinese Culture Camp”) is a week-long sleep-away camp in the forests . No, you don’t have to be Chinese or Asian. In fact, in one week, we’ll be giving campers and assistant counselors a splash of Chinese culture in the form of cultural classes (usually with teachers who come directly from Taiwan just for this camp)!

For more specifics, take a look at our 2016 Camper Information sheet.

2016 CAMP DATE & LOCATION
Saturday, August 14 to Sunday, August 20, at Camp Eagle Hill in Elizaville, NY.

$$$ DISCOUNT
Campers who register by April 15 are eligible for a special early bird discount! If your child qualifies for the Leadership Program, early registration will ensure their spot on the limited roster of 16.

Register now to reserve your spots.

CALLING ALL COUNSELORS
We’re always looking for smart, dedicated young men & women who enjoy working with groups of energetic kids to join us for a week of Camp.

Download the 2016 Counselor Application if you’re interested.

If you’d like to know more the experience of being a counselor for MCCC, write us: info@metropolitanchineseculturecamp.org.

WHAT IF I WANT TO VOLUNTEER FOR THE WEEK?
We’d love to have you. Summer Camp simply cannot run without the dedication of its amazing volunteers. Please send an email to info@metropolitanchineseculturecamp.org and our Director will be in touch to discuss the brief interview process for all who’d like to join the team.

And if you’re already registered? Download the Welcome Package! You’ll get a packing list, camp rules, places near camp, and directions. Free of charge :)

See you at camp!

Download Your Welcome Package – Registered Parents & Campers

After you’ve registered… what’s next? Download these documents to help you prepare for a week at camp!

  1. Welcome Letter (EN & CH): Parents, please see this to learn important check-in day information.
  2. Packing List(EN & CH): What to pack for camp.
  3. Camp Rules (EN & CH): What parents & children should know to have the best camp experience.
  4. Places Near Camp: Brief list of handy places in the area.
  5. Directions To Camp: How to get to the camp location.

Click here to download the entire Welcome Package

Reunion 2014 To Be Held at Port of Call Buffet

Hello, everyone!

Here are details for Reunion 2014. Please note that there’s no admission if you have not pre-ordered (reserved) a ticket. If you’d like to attend, please email us at info@metropolitanchineseculturecamp.org with the subject “Reunion 2014 Ticket”.

Date: Saturday, 11/29/2014
Restaurant: Port of Call, American Fusion & Sushi Buffet
Address: 450 Hackensack  Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601 (in the strip mall past Bloomingdale’s off of RT-4

Check-in: 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
End time: before 2:30 PM (free to leave at any time)

Dress code: dinner casual
Please be on good behavior… unruly children will be seated with the staff.

2014 Registrations forms are live!

The Metropolitan Chinese Culture Camp is pleased to announce that the registration for our 2014 camp is now available on the website. The camp will take place the 3rd week of August, August 17th through to the 23rd, so be sure to join us this year!

Along with our registration, we are happy to be able again to offer an early bird discount for registrations before April 15th, both for our Campers as well as our Leadership Program Campers. We are expecting registrations to fill up more quickly this year and have enhanced our early bird discount as well, so be sure to register early to reserve your spot and to benefit from the discount!

Our Registration page can be found here: MCCC Registration

Counselor forms are also available on our website, and if you are a former camper/assistant counselor/counselor and are free this week, feel free to send us an email, as we are always looking for eager volunteers to help out and support our camp.

The camp will again take place at Camp Eagle Hill, a picturesque location located in Elizaville, NY, about ninety miles north of New York City. This will be our 19th year with this camp location, and the amazing experience we have every year there keeps us and our campers coming back year after year.

I would like to thank our sponsor CSC-USA and our volunteer partner schools: Bergen Chinese School, Livingston Chinese School, and Bohua Chinese School, as their support helps us run this camp year after year. Also, thank you to all the volunteers; it is because of their hard work that our camp is able to succeed and run smoothly year after year.

See you all at camp!

Have you registered yet?

The summer of 2013 is upon us, and with it comes the arrival of the Metropolitan Chinese Culture Camp! We are still accepting applications for all campers and leadership program campers as well as male counselors, but hurry, our registration deadline is June 30th, 2013. Be sure to register today!

We also recently published an article about our Chinese Camp, complete with pictures and testimonials from our campers/staff. I want to thank all the campers and staff who shared their experiences with us; your warm memories and praise are why we love running the camp every year. The article can be found on our registration page, and also here:

MCCC Publication 2013

Be sure to like us on our new Facebook fan page at www.facebook.com/MetroCCC! Pictures to be added shortly!

Counselor Forms Available!

Counselor Applications are now available on our Registration page! Be sure to sign up quickly to be considered, as space is limited.

All camper registrations are eligible for the Early Bird Discount before April 15th, register today!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@metroccc) for the latest news and updates.

Launch of the Metropolitan Chinese Cultural Camp! (CSC)

The Metropolitan Chinese Cultural Camp (formerly known as the Chinese Summer Camp) is pleased to announce this year’s camp will be taking place on the week of August 11th – August 17th, 2013. We are very excited about this year’s camp, and the registration forms can be found on our website. We are offering an Early Bird Discount to any campers that register before April 15th, 2013, so register today!

The camp will take place again at Camp Eagle Hill, a picturesque location located in Elizaville, NY, about ninety miles north of New York City. This will be our 18th year with this camp location, and the amazing experience we have every year there keeps us and our campers coming back year after year.

I would like to personally thank Sharon Ma, this year’s camp director, as well as all the committee planning members for all their hard work and dedication in making this year’s camp a reality. This year’s camp would not be possible without their vision and committment. I would also like to thank our sponsor CSC-USA and our volunteer partner schools: Bergen Chinese School, Livingston Chinese School, and Bohua Chinese School.

Counselor and Staff/Volunteer information and forms will be available shortly, and if you would like more information about how you can be a part of this year’s camp, don’t hesitate to email us at info@metropolitanchineseculturecamp.org.

Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@metroccc) for the latest news and updates. Thanks!

Website is up and running!

The website is up, registration forms coming shortly!