Register for Taiwanese American Summer Camps

Summer camp season is quickly approaching! If you’re unfamiliar with the many non-profit Taiwanese American community organizations that host these excellent home-away-from-home youth summer camps, be sure to explore the ones below. They all have talented and committed counselors and staff with a strong sense of personal identity and leadership skills. They are on a mission to help grade school through high school-aged youth grow as individuals and as part of a strongly networked community.

Read on for more information about each of the specific camps and follow their respective websites and Facebook page links to stay up-to-date on info. Programs for the youth generation are conducted in English. Most attendees are 2nd or 3rd generation Taiwanese Americans, but all are welcome regardless of race, ethnicity, or background. Questions or concerns? Be sure to contact the respective conference directors.


Taiwanese American Citizens League – Leading Youth Forward (TACL-LYF) Camp
Dates: June 24-29, 2018 (Sun-Fri)
Location: Zephyr Point Conference Center, Lake Tahoe
Address: 660 US-50, Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
Website/Register: and
Facebook Page:
Fee: $760
Typical Attendance: 90-120 (Grades 4-12)
*TACL-LYF, previously known as TAYL, is one of the oldest running Taiwanese American summer camps on the West Coast!

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Taiwanese American Citizens League – Leadership Identity Development (TACL-LID) Camp
Dates: Aug 1-5, 2018 (Wed-Sun)
Location: Camp Wrightwood
Address: 1401 Linnet Rd, Wrightwood, CA 92397
Facebook Page:
Fee: $419
Typical Attendance: 60-80 (Ages 10-18)
*LID Camp has a new referral discount program for families that bring in a NEW camper!

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Taiwanese American Next Generation (TANG)
Dates: July 1 – July 4, 2018 (Sun-Wed)
Location: West Chester University
Address: 700 South High Street, West Chester, PA
Programs/Age Range: Tiny Tots (Age 3-6), Juniors (1st-5th Grade), Junior High (6th-8th Grade), High School (9th-12th Grade), College /Young Professionals (College to 30s), Adults
Fee: $250-350
Typical Attendance: 130-150
*TANG is unique in that it also includes both a GenX parents program as well as Tiny Tots program!

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Taiwanese American Foundation (TAF) Summer Conference
Dates: July 29-August 5, 2018 (Sun-Sun)
Location: Manchester College
Address: 604 E. College Avenue, North Manchester, IN
Facebook page:
Fee: $425-$550
Typical Attendance: 230-260 (Grade 2 and above, to college / young professionals)
*As the largest and longest-running camp nationwide, TAF attendees come from all over the Midwest, East Coast, and California! Watch videos from past years:

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