Summer Mandarin opportunities

Dear CAFAM members,

First: a BIG THANKS to all those who made our 23rd annual New Year Celebration a success, despite the cancellations and rescheduling. We managed to find one good day for the event!

Second: Chinese speakers of all levels please note that our Mandarin conversation table continues to meet every first and third Friday at 4 Milk St., Portland, from 12:00 to 1:00. Bring lunch or not, as you wish.


The Bangor Chinese School announces two summer programs for Chinese language learning.

Chinese Dragon Camp will be held Mondays-thru-Saturdays from June 24 to July 13, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. This is a “StarTalk” program sponsored by the U.S. National Security Language Initiative. Students can attend on a day basis or as residents. There is a fee. Some scholarships are available. Go to or call 990-0710 for details.

The Hanban-sponsored “Study and Travel in China” program will take place from July 18 through August 7, offering immersion instruction for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students, and travel in China’s northeast provinces and Beijing. There are tuition and travel costs. For more details, email Jing Zhang or call 990/0710.

Best regards,

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