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Life Skills Camp: Singing In The Rain

Day four of our Life Skills Camp for orphaned teens was a real adventure. Their day began with a field trip to the Summer Palace in Beijing, perhaps the most famous imperial garden in the world — in a torrential downpour. Fortunately, our fearless China director Cindy made sure everyone had matching ponchos!

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Life Skills Camp: The Forbidden City, Tian’anmen Square, and More Fun

The teens at our Life Skills Camp are really starting to relax as they get to know each other better! On the first day of camp, we purposefully put them into groups where they do not know anyone so that they can branch out and make friends from other orphanages. As you will see from these photos, the fun has really begun. Today was the third day of Life Skills Camp, and the field trip for the morning began at The Forbidden City.

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Highlights from Life Skills Camp 2016

Group photo Great Wall

The teens at our Life Skills Camp have had a whirlwind of a week so far! They’ve taken field trips to some of China’s most iconic sights, worked on team building, practiced voicing their opinions, and been presented with honest talk about money management, sex education, and internet safety. Here are a few highlights from the first half of camp. Read more.

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Summer School Art

Summer activities are in session for the students in the Believe In Me Huainan, Anhui program. A fun and helpful resource for boosting individual pride through expression, Summer Palace program involves the children pursuing artful adventures with instructional and freeform projects.

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