Summer Academy Blog

Les derniers jours

July 24, 2019

Language: French Location: Nantes Bonjour de Nantes! We survived the worst day of the heat wave yesterday and are enjoying some slightly cooler (and by that we mean 36 Celsius instead of 41) weather today. The program is nearing its end and we... read more

The End is Near

July 24, 2019

Language: Chinese Location: Beijing From buying fake luxury goods to learning about Chinese comedy, the activities have finally come to an end. On Monday, the kids got to explore Beijing’s largest fake market where many students now have a new... read more

Mont Saint Michel

July 22, 2019

Don't forget our Call Home Time Wednesday from 8:30 to 10pm French time. Language: French Location: Nantes Bonjour de Nantes! Another heat wave has hit Nantes today and we are using it as an opportunity to organize water fights on campus.... read more

Day Trip, Mahjong, and the Beginning of the End

July 22, 2019

Language: Chinese Location: Beijing The newly instituted evening cell phone check-in policy has improved general group dynamic and student program experience already. Students are engaging with each other more. This past weekend was yet again... read more

Visiting a Guitar Factory, Dancing to the "Tuna" and Attending the Last Evening Meetup with the Mentors

July 22, 2019

Language: Spanish Location: Salamanca What the Salamanca Academy did today: This morning, students had Cultural Exploration Class which consisted of a board game workshop. After lunch, students completed their surveys about their... read more