2015 Classics Reading Winter Camp

From December 21st to 23rd and December 28th to 30th, 2015, Jiqian School held a 6-day classic reading winter camp. A total of 29 children participated. The children learn “Thousand Characters” together, reciting it 100 times collectively, totaling 100,000 words! We hope that through the recitation of the traditional official script version of “Thousand Characters”, a deep memory of these thousand traditional characters and the font of the official script would have been formed. In addition to intensive reading of the scriptures, we also had a unique link-life education course. The course was divided into two main lines: understanding Chinese characters and classics and understanding life and conditions that affect life. Through watching movies, copying, hands-on practice, group games, etc., children were able to feel the charm of Chinese and develop respect for classics. This allowed the children to realize the important role of love in life, and learn to be grateful. As everyone lives in a group, team cooperation and help are meaningful to life. Both adults and children have gained a lot!

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Classes of Previous Years

After nearly half a year of intensive preparations, Jiqian academy’s 2019 “filial piety” themed Summer Camp  officially kicked off on July 2. This summer camp is based on “The Book of Filial Piety” as the main theme of reading and explaining. The “Book of Filial Piety” is a rare work that systematically displays the Confucian thought system and is also the core foundation of Confucianism. It describes “filial piety” and the methods and steps to promote it that emperors, princes, princes, officials, scholars, and common people should observe. It is hoped that by guiding the children to learn the spirit of filial piety, they can understand their parents’ good intentions, enhance parent-child relationship, and learn to be considerate about others.

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On December 30-31, 2019 and January 2-4, 2020, we held the “Chinese Characters in the Classics” Winter Camp. From many classics (“Xueyong Analects”, “Di Zi Gui”), 11 very meaningful words were selected from the excerpts from the Tao Te Ching, the Book of Filial Piety, etc., and the scriptures in various related classics were taught to children, so that children know that they should want to have a happy, safe and beautiful life. In regards to Tao, Virtue, Mind and Harmony, we must use the correct methods that conform to the Dao (sincere, prudence, faith, and kindness), and these methods need to be taught to us by the saints with full life experience.      Learn More

From January 2nd to January 4th, 2019, 29 children participated in the three-day winter camp held by Jiqian School. The children were divided into two classes according to the amount of literacy: interest class and expansive learning class. Teachers use various methods of entertaining and learning to select seven very meaningful characters from various classics. The scriptures in the related classics are taught to the children, so that children know that if they want to get the happy, peaceful and beautiful things in life.     Learn More

The camp took place over a course of eight days from December 26 to December 29, 2017 and January 1st to January 5th, 2018. In this winter camp, the “Hundred Family Names” and “Motto” were learned. There were quite a few children who participated in this winter camp, and there were also a few children who came from the United States. After two weeks of study, under the leadership of Teacher Caiyu and loving fathers, mothers, sisters, and brothers, everyone was able to recite them easily, which was a joyful accomplishment.     Learn More

We held a five-day intensive reading winter camp from January 3rd to January 7th, 2017 at Jiqian School. A total of 22 children participated in learning and 8 teachers participated in the teaching. There were also administrative volunteers, including 7 caring parents, 4 accompanying parents and 6 restaurant staff; a total of 25 staff participated in this winter camp. It was very amazing and the children were very fortunate.    Learn More