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Lijiang 2014

  1. 1. Lijiang China Alive 2014 China Alive 2014
  2. 2. Lijiang Yunnan Province, China Population of 1,244,769 Yunnan = ? “South of the Cloud Mountains” 丽江市
  3. 3. Experiential Learning Engaging in meaningful activities that require students to depend on themselves, classmates, teachers, and outside experts in order to solve problems they encounter. Lijiang is 2,400 meters above sea level. * Elevation Awareness * What causes high-altitude illness or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)? Recognizing symptoms & prevention methods.
  4. 4. Personal Growth Experiencing adventure and challenges that broaden boundaries and comfort zones through reasonable risk-taking, problem solving, and thoughtful choices.
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  6. 6. Expanding Intercultural Understanding Interacting with members of local communities and their surroundings. Visit to a Rural Elementarytake a group of 5 SAS * Home Visits - 1 local student will School students to their home. This is a great insight to what life is like in rural Yunnan. * Teach a lesson/game/song to local students! * Donate sports equipment * Bond with students through play
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  8. 8. Experience a day in the life with locals, and the door to understandin g will open....
  9. 9. Making a Difference Positively impacting the places we visit and the people who live there through shared experience, mutual respect, responsible actions, and environmental awareness. * Donating Modified Stoves * Donating Supplies & Time to Local School * Tree Planting with Local Farmers
  10. 10. Green Village Initiative Sustainable Energy System Helping finance the installation of solar water & heaters This year: Water Filtration System
  11. 11. Who receives the modified stoves? stoves? stoves?
  12. 12. Challenge Activities & Cultural Emersion Mountain Hiking Horseback Riding Archery New Cuisine (Yak Yogurt!) Singing & Dancing with Naxi Residents
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  14. 14. If you have a big heart and like adventure, Lijiang is for you! is for you!

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