Welcome to DiSCOVER 2019

We are DISCOVER, a three-month summer enrichment program organized by youth for youth. This program includes: a series of weekend cultural workshops, Mandarin classes, and volunteer opportunities for youth to grow and self-explore.

DiSCOVER aims to:

  • Develop and nurture young leaders
  • Instill values of curiosity and philanthropy
  • Deepen understanding of Chinese culture and interest in Chinese roots

Learn more about DiSCOVER here!

Program Overview


  • Three-month youth development program and Mandarin lessons
  • Leadership retreat
  • Round-trip airfare from Toronto to China
  • Hotel accommodations**
  • In-land transportation
  • Most meals

Past Schedule***

May 2017 – late July 2017
(6 hours per week)
Orientation sessions, a leadership retreat, speaker series, Mandarin course, workshops, and volunteering events.
July 24, 2017 – August 7, 2017 Two-week, all-inclusive trip to China, visiting Beijing, Xi’an, Shandong, and Shanghai with activities including university exchanges, cultural workshops, volunteering events, and sightseeing.
August 2017 Program closes with wrap-up dinner.

*Subject to change. Excludes additional minor incidental fees.
**All hotels in China are 4 or 5-star hotels based on local ratings.
***DiSCOVER 2019 schedule to be announced.