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CFC 2017 has begun!


Posted By on Jul 17, 2017

CFC 2017 has begun! We have seriously taken over the Lilac Room at the Amish Acres Inn here in exotic Nappanee, India-na! We have families from all over the country – Illinois. Indiana, North Carolina, West Virginia, New York – with others coming from California and who knows where else? Auntie Vevan and Auntie Karen are leading pre-teen ed, while Auntie Caryn is leading teen ed. [insert rather interesting photo of youth...

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Another brilliant CFC video!


Posted By on Mar 19, 2017

If you didn’t quite get the hint from the link on our homepage or from our Facebook page or our YouTube channel, we have a Very Nicely done, professionally produced (well, at least Uncle Mark gets paid to do this kind of thing) video essay providing an audio/visual taste of what Camp is like. In a delightful improvement over Mark’s previous production from 1978, it’s in COLOR! And it didn’t take someone lugging...

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CFC – It’s already Tuesday!!!


Posted By on Jul 19, 2016

We’ve survived the Ming Dynasty nautical eggs-peditions, transporting hard boiled eggs or magic towels to far off exotic lands (actually the far end of the Amish Acres Inn pool) We re-purposed the “Toviska” song to “Dynasties” and managed to fit in 17 dynasty names, in rough chronological order. Uncle Joe’s finger may have been slightly busted on his final frame at the bowling alley. Lucky that...

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CFC 2016 starts TODAY!


Posted By on Jul 17, 2016

These are the voyages of Chinese Family Camp. Our ongoing mission: to explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no Chinese-American has gone before! For the 58th consecutive year, we will be learning about Chinese culture and language in our traditional Chinese venue, Amish Acres Inn, Nappanee, Indiana. And we will have the joy of spending time with special friends and family members from...

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Hi Campers! Here’s an exchange I’ve been having with Heather Hwalek, daughter of Ginger Yang-Hwalek, grand-daughter of KT and Heather Yang of the South Bend Yang clan: ====================================== Hello Chinese Family Camp, My name is Heather Hwalek, and I am currently a U.S. Foreign Service Officer stationed in Guangzhou, China.  Our Public Affairs office is coordinating public outreach events centered around...

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Chinese Family Camp Special Bulletin #295 Hello Campers! We just finished our CFC Google Hangout/Wordpress training session hosted by Elysa Chao (CFC Treasurer and Google Hangout Expert) and featuring Kevin Chang, our spiffy new Web Designer and all around Good Guy. The recording of the Hangout is here and also includes guest appearances and lots of questions by Lawrence Wang, Allen Yang, Mark Chow, Frank Chao, and Caryn Rossi. If you...

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