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2018 Summer Camp
Registration Available

Spring Dis­count - Reg­is­ter by March 15, 2018

New Beginners Chinese
After-School Program 

(for chil­dren with min­i­mal to no Chi­nese lan­guage back­ground)


Beginner Adult Chinese Classes will start in January 2018

Current Programs:

For trans­porta­tion options with Berke­ley school bus or shut­tle from Cornell/Marin Ele­men­tary, vis­it this page

Han­wen School offers Man­darin Chi­nese after-school class­es & tutor­ingweek­end work­shops, and sum­mer camps for ele­men­tary, mid­dle, and high school chil­dren in the Berke­ley, Albany, and sur­round­ing areas. Chil­dren learn Man­darin Chi­nese and devel­op an aware­ness of Chi­nese cul­ture. Games and activ­i­ties pro­vide con­stant oppor­tu­ni­ties for chil­dren to prac­tice their lan­guage abil­i­ties. Some enrich­ment activ­i­ties include arts & crafts, yoga, and kung fu.

Onsite piano and vio­lin music lessons make it a con­ve­nient option for busy fam­i­lies.


To sup­port work­ing fam­i­lies, after-school trans­porta­tion from your child’s ele­men­tary school to our facil­i­ty may be avail­able on a case-by-case basis:

  • Cur­rent­ly, we shut­tle from Cor­nell & Marin Ele­men­tary Schools in Albany & Berke­ley Arts Mag­net.
  • Berke­ley school bus can drop-off stu­dents near our loca­tion where our staff will bring your child to our pro­gram.


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Help us get the word out to fam­i­lies about our lan­guage pro­grams. We also share online arti­cles through our Face­book page.

We serve our local East Bay com­mu­ni­ty to pro­vide after-school lan­guage pro­grams, week­end work­shops, and sum­mer camps in Man­darin Chi­nese.