Korea Culture Camp 20132015 Summer Culture Camps


The Indian, Chinese, Korean, and Philippines Culture Camps at Pearl S. Buck International offer a fun and unique opportunity for children to explore the culture and traditions of China, Korea, and the Philippines.  Children will discover new skills, make new friends, and develop a new appreciation for Indian, Chinese, Korean, and Philippine culture as they participate in fun hands-on activities and lessons.

Please check back for our Summer 2015 Culture Camp Schedule  

Time: M-Th 9am-12pm
Friday Family Day 10am-2pm
Location:  Pearl S. Buck International
520 Dublin Road
Perkasie, PA 18944
Age Range: Children entering Kindergarten – 6th grade
Cost: Registration  - To be determined
Fee includes morning snack and camp t-shirt
Program: Children will be organized into groups based on their grade level.
Groups rotate through four classes and a snack/food lesson each morning.
The classes are led by instructors from the local community, Pearl S. Buck staff and volunteers.  Every class will incorporate history and culture through a variety of interactive activities.

Class Themes:

1. Language and Literature Class
2. Arts and Crafts Class
3. Sports and Games Class
4. Music and Dance Class
5. Mid morning snack and cultural food lesson
Sample Schedule: 9am       Welcome Announcements
9:10am  Language and Literature Class
9:45am  Music and Dance Class
10:20am Snack and Food Lesson
10:45am Arts and Crafts Class
11:20am Sports and Games Class
11:55am Goodbye Announcements
Activities Campers will participate in a variety of cultural activities throughout the week. Some of the activities may include…

Paper Making        Kite Flying                   Yoga         
Chinese Yo-Yo      Folk Songs                   Cricket
Origami                Tae Kwon Do                Bollywood Dancing
Painting                Puppet crafts                Hindu Language Lessons
Badminton            Drumming                    Cooking Lessons
Holiday Crafts       Traditional Dancing      Folk Dancing
Storytelling           Calligraphy                   Tagalog Language Lessons

Family Day: The last day of camp is a celebration for campers and their families.  Campers will share all they have learned throughout the week and participate in fun activities with their families and friends.
The day will include:
- a sampling of traditional Chinese or Korean food
- song and dance performances by campers
- an art show displaying children’s projects
- sports and games
- arts and crafts activities

For more information about the Summer Culture Camps please contact Erika Sands, Education Coordinator ESands@pearlsbuck.org