• HOW TO VOLUNTEER

    1

    Apply for VISA

    • Do you need an invitation for VISA to China? 
    1. Email us at campsinthedesert@gmail.com
    2. VISA application can be completed online at this website: https://bio.visaforchina.org/YTO2_EN/
    3. It is recommended by the VISA centre to apply ONE month in advance but no earlier than THREE months
    • If you already holds a VISA to China, proceed to step 2 to register
    2

    Register Online

    Register as a volunteer for our summer camp on Eventbrite here. Or Register on WeChat by scanning the QR code in "华人志愿者报名" section.

     

    Registration link for group flight and guided tour in Beijing will be updated soon.

    3

    Purchase plane tickets to arrive at Baotou Airport on July 19, 2020 and Let's go!

    1. If you are buying your own plane tickets: We'll see you on July 19, 2020 at Baotou Airport, outside luggage pick up (one hour drive away from the desert)
    2. If you are buying from the travel agency we work with (offers discounted tickets and guided tour in Beijing as a Bundle, minimum of 20 people needed for this to happen). You will receive an email before departure on how to meetup:
    • July 14 depart from Toronto to Beijing
    • July 15 -19 guided tour in Beijing 
    • July 19 depart from Beijing to Baotou
    • July 19 - 28 attend summer camp in the desert
    • July 28 depart from Baotou to Beijing
    • July 28 depart from Beijing to Toronto
  • REGISTER AS A VOLUNTEER

    JUL 19 - 28, 2020

    Save$50 when you register as a volunteer by February 29, 2020.

    VOLUNTEER COUNSELLOR (15 YEAR AND UP) 

    Registration fee $ 100 CAD REGISTER

    Volunteer counsellors 15-17 years old must have an accompanying guardian signed up as a volunteer.

     

    Have experience teaching English as a second language? Worked as a camp counsellor before?
    Look forward to participate sand sledding, camel riding, jeep riding (18+) on the sand?
    You will help teach, coach, and lead activities for Chinese kids at our camp.

     

    - Free food and accommodation, transportation between Baotou Airport and the desert resort.
    - You need to pay for your own flight to Baotou, China airport. And optional guided tour in Beijing.

    - Please arrange your travel insurance before travelling.

    - No refund is provided due to the amount of administrative work involved. However should you not able to attend, your space can be replaced by someone else. We will update the information from new attendance.

    - Please sign up for at least two volunteer positions when you register on Eventbrite.

    ENGLISH SPEAKING VOLUNTEER CAMPER (7-12)

    Registration fee $100 CAD REGISTER

    Volunteer campers must be accompanied by a guardian 18 years or older. After registering for your child, please also register yourself as a volunteer camper HERE.

     

    Our summer camp will provide fun actives such as bonfire, sand sledding, camel riding (under guardian's supervision), Jeep riding (under guardian's supervision), camping in the desert, calligraphy, Chinese paper art, trip to Mongolian farms, cooking, gardening, tending the farm animals.
    English speaking campers will help Chinese campers on developing English speaking skills.

     

    - Free food and accommodation, transportation between Baotou Airport and the desert resort.

    - You need to pay for your own flight to Baotou, China airport. And optional guided tour in Beijing.

    - Please arrange your travel insurance before travelling.

    - No refund is provided due to the amount of administrative work involved. However should you not able to attend, your space can be replaced by someone else. We will update the information from new attendance.

    Optional four day guided tour with a travel agency (includes meals, accommodation and transportation)

    Registration fee $499 CAD (REGISTRATION OPENING SOON, PRICE IS NOT FINAL, ITINERARY FOR REFERENCE ONLY )

    The guided tour requires a minimum of 20 participants. The tour guide will pick you up at the Beijing Capital International Airport on July 15, 2020. When the tour ends, the tour guide will drop you off at the same airport to board the plane to Baotou Airport. Once you arrive at Baotou Airport, you will board our summer camp bus, and will arrive in the desert in around one hour.

     

    Beijing 4Days 3Nights

    北京 4 3

    Day 1- Beijing

    Upon arrival in Beijing, the capital city of China, you will be warmly greeted at the airport by the tour guide and transferred to your hotel.

    第一天:

    抵达中国首都北京后,您就会在机场受到导游的热情接待并被送往酒店休息。

     

    Day 2 - Beijing (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

    Beijing has served as the capital of five dynasties over a period of 800 years. Today, visit Tiananmen Square, the second largest public square in the world, and the Forbidden City, the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming to Qing dynasty. Tour the exquisite Summer Palace, the largest preserved ancient imperial garden in China, and a former summer resort for Emperors. Then, visit a Tong Ren Tang to learn about traditional Chinese medicine, which has existed for thousands of years. Tonight, you can choose to attend an optional tour with dinner, a large-scale dramatic musical-"The Golden Mask Dynasty" ($65/RMB345).

    第二天 (早餐/午餐/晚餐):

    在过去的800多年里,北京一直是五个朝代的首都。今天,参观天安门广场,世界上第二大的公共广场,和紫禁城,中国从明朝到清朝的皇宫。游览精致的颐和园,中国最大的保存最完好的古代皇家园林,是古代皇帝的避暑胜地。然后,去同仁堂学习中医,它已经存在了几千年。今晚,您可以选择参加大型音乐剧《金面具王朝》(65加币/ 350元)。

     

    Day 3 - Beijing (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

    Today's highlight is an excursion to the majestic Great Wall, the most famous image of China, and a chance to climb a portion of this 3,700-mile marvel. Visit one of the largest Jade Exhibitions in Asia enroute. After lunch, see skilled artisans at work at a Cloisonné" Factory. Then we will pass by modern exteriors of the Bird's Nest and Water Cube. Your dinner banquet includes the local delicacy, Peking Roast Duck.

    第三天 (早餐/午餐/晚餐):

    今天的重点是游览雄伟的长城,中国最著名的形象,并有机会爬上这3700英里的奇迹的一部分。参观亚洲最大的翡翠展览之一。午餐后,看看在景泰蓝“工厂”工作的熟练技工。然后我们将经过现代外观的鸟巢和水立方。您的晚餐是当地的美味,北京烤鸭。

     

    Day 4 - Beijing (Breakfast), Departure

    Enjoy the day at leisure or join an optional Temple of Heaven & Hutong Life tour with lunch ($79/RMB435). Temple of Heaven, inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. Then take a famous rickshaw Hutong Tour & Local Family Visit, this package also includes a traditional Beijing Zhajiangmian (“Fried Sauce Noodles”) as lunch. Hutongs are traditional alley ways that made up Beijing’s old city planning, take a special rickshaw ride for an immersive tour to get a wonderful glimpse into yesterday’s world, the old way of life and traditional Beijing culture, and see the dramatic changes the city has undergone, continue to visit a local family and local market afterwards.

    In the afternoon, you will be transferred to the airport and fly to the next destination.

    第四天 (早餐):

    享受这一天的休闲时光,或参加自费的天坛胡同生活之旅 (79加币/ 435元)。天坛被联合国教科文组织列为世界文化遗产,明清两代皇帝每年都要到天坛举行祈求丰收的仪式。然后乘坐著名的黄包车胡同之旅和当地的家庭旅游,这个套餐还包括传统的北京炸酱面作为午餐。身临其境的去一窥昨天的世界, 老北京的生活方式和传统文化, 看看这座城市发生的巨大变化。下午您的北京之旅结束了。您将被送往机场飞往下一个目的地。

     

     

    Price Includes

    All ground transportation, deluxe hotel accommodation (based on double occupancy), meals and featuring regional delicacies mentioned in the itinerary, all visits and admission fees, service of English-speaking guide

    Price Not Include:

    Chinese Visa fee, optional tours, prepaid Tipping: CAD$40/person for the entire trip, travel insurance, personal expenditures

    价格包括:

    所有地面交通, 豪华酒店住宿(双人间), 行程中提到的餐食,参观及入场费,英语导游服务

    价格不包括:

    中国签证费用, 自费项目,预付小费:全程每人40加元, 旅游保险,个人支出

     

  • 海外华人志愿者报名

    July 19 - 28, 2020

    请扫以下二维码到微信报名工具报名 (registration via WeChat only)

    2020 小枫叶征战沙漠全英语夏令营15岁及以上成人志愿者 ¥500 每人

    ¥500 每人

    报名时请选择至少两项志愿者职位。

    15-17岁志愿者必须有监护人同时注册为志愿者。

    2020 小枫叶征战沙漠全英语夏令营7-12岁志愿者营员

    ¥500 每人

    4-6 的兄弟姐妹可以用同一链接注册。0-3岁的兄弟姐妹不需缴费。需要监护人全程陪同负责

    志愿者营员必须有监护人同时报名成为成人志愿者。

  • 英文夏令营报名

    2012年7月19-28日

    请扫以下二维码到微信报名工具报名

    7-12岁夏令营营员

    早鸟价¥4900;2020年3月1日以后¥6300

    报名即将开始,敬请期待

    • 营队活动:篝火;厨艺;社交礼仪;沙漠动物植物观摩;滑响沙;沙漠帐篷露营;睡衣派对;电影;话剧彩排表演;蒙古人农场;养羊农场;手工;园艺;打冰球;祭敖包
    • 夏令营资质:全英语教学;加拿大多伦多公校老师带队;加拿大幼师助教;加拿大高中生志愿者;加拿大7-12岁志愿者营员营造英语口语环境。
    • 营队住宿:位于内蒙古自治区库布齐沙漠的神光响沙旅游区。标准间提供24小时热水, WI-FI,电视,洗浴用品;热水壶。
    • 营队饮食:旅游区自供全天然蔬菜鸡蛋,鸡肉,农场提供牛羊肉;三餐以及两次小点以自助餐形式提供。旅游区水源经过沙子天然过滤,为矿物质含量丰富,口味甘甜的天然矿泉水。可以直接饮用。
    • 夏令营接送:包头市东河机场(机场代码:BAV);包头东站(车站代码:12647)
    • 夏令营活动日程参考

    8-9AM 早餐

    9AM-12PM 教学活动(包括一次小点)

    12PM-1PM 午餐

    1-2:30PM 午休

    2:30-5PM 教学活动

    5-7PM 沙漠娱乐

    7-8PM 晚餐

    8-9PM 惊喜活动

    9 PM 休息

    家长志愿者

    早鸟价¥500;2020年3月1日以后¥750

    报名即将开始,敬请期待

    • 没有准备好单飞的营员可以有成人陪同,午休已及非营队活动时间辅助小营员。
    • 请注册为家长志愿者。
    • 家长志愿者需要注册至少两项志愿者职位。详情参考微信报名表
  • BLOG

    FAQs and reflections.

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  • CAMP HIGHLIGHT 2019

    “Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things.” – Flora Lewis

    SINGING AND DANCING FROM 2019 SUMMER CAMP

    Kids learnt many English songs. They also got to enjoy some Mongolian songs

    ACITIVITIES FROM 2019 SUMMER CAMP

    Overview of our activities on the sand and on field trips.

    ACCOMMONDATION

    You will stay in the Chinese style courtyard. All rooms have their own three piece bathroom, with WIFI and hot water.

    FOOD

    Chinese dishes with will be served for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Buffet style.

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