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Read the Student Exchange Blog to learn about experiences involving Washington students going to China and Chinese students visiting Washington.

Thoughts on Chinese Bridge Summer Camp 2013

With fall in full force, summer seems like a distant memory. For nearly 20 Washington State secondary students, however, the summer included a memory that will hopefully inspire a life-long love of learning Chinese. Students from high schools across Washington State traveled to China in July 2013 through CIWA’s prestigious Chinese Bridge Summer Camp. Chinese […]

中美学生交流 China-U.S. Student Exchange Blog: Dealing with Teenage Emotions across Cultures

By Heidi Steele In the summer 2012 we conducted a two-way student exchange with our partner high school in China. The exchange group was composed of four of American students and four students from our partner school in China. Each American student was paired with a Chinese partner. When the Chinese group visited us for […]

Students Inspired by Exchanges

Check out this amazing video with students from Gig Harbor and Mudanjiang talking about their time traveling together and experiencing life in each other’s hometowns as part of an innovative student exchange program. When in Gig Harbor, the Chinese students pledged to speak only English. While in China, the American students pledged to speak only […]