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Below is our anticipated schedule of activities. The group will have limited access to internet over the course of the program. While we understand families are eager for news, we ask for patience as our staff’s energy is focused on the students and the program at hand. Please do not call our office regarding these trip logs, as the office does not control the postings or the content of the updates. Thanks very much for your understanding!

Day 1 (June 23) – Students depart from the U.S.

Day 2 (June 24) – Student arrival day in Beijing; Transfer to hotel, rest, and settle-in; Welcome dinner and initial orientation session to China

Day 3 (June 25) – Morning excursion to the Great Wall; Afternoon service orientation with China Little Flower and Dew Drops

Day 4 (June 26) – Morning community service activities with Little Flower and Dew Drops (work with children); Afternoon Wushu class and demonstrations (martial arts)

Day 5 (June 27) – Morning community service activities with Little Flower and Dew Drops (cont.); Afternoon excursion to the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and Wangfujing (optional exotic food tastings)

Day 6 (June 28) – Morning community service activities with Little Flower and Dew Drops (cont.); Afternoon community service activities with the Roundabout Donation Center

Day 7 (June 29) – Morning community service activities with Little Flower and Dew Drops (cont.); Evening departure to Xi’an (overnight train)

Day 8 to 9 (June 30 to July 1) – Xi’an touring days including the Terracotta warriors, City Wall, souvenir shopping, etc.; Return to Beijing

Day 10 (July 2) – Morning arrival in Beijing; Afternoon community service activities with Little Flower and Dew Drops (cont.)

Day 11 (July 3) – Morning community service activities with Little Flower and Dew Drops (cont.); Afternoon Calligraphy and Chinese Painting classes and demonstrations

Day 12 (July 4) – Morning community service activities with Little Flower and Dew Drops (cont.); Afternoon community service activities with the Roundabout Donation Center

Day 13 (July 5) – Morning community service activities with Little Flower and Dew Drops (cont.); Afternoon excursion to the Summer Palace

Day 14 (July 6) – Early morning bus departure to Datong; Afternoon excursion to the Buddhist Caves; Overnight in Datong

Day 15 (July 7) – Morning bus departure to Baotou; Afternoon community service activities with Little Flower at the Baotou service site

Day 16 (July 8) – Morning community service activities with Little Flower at the Baotou service site; Afternoon excursion to the Resonant Sand Gorge

Day 17 (July 9) – Morning community service activities with Little Flower at the Baotou service site; Afternoon excursion to the tomb of Ghenghis Khan

Day 18 (July 10) – Early morning bus departure to Datong; Afternoon excursion to the Hanging Monastery; Overnight in Datong

Day 19 (July 11) – Early morning bus departure to Beijing; Afternoon community service activities with Little Flower and Dew Drops (cont.)

Day 20 (July 12) – Final service day with the children of Little Flower and Dew Drops; GoBeyond’s final dinner and closing program

Day 21 (July 13) – Student transfer to the airport and departures for home