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Asian Culture Camp Resources

We recognize the importance of supporting identity development in adoptive children. Toward that goal, we offer resources to support culture heritage camps.

Parent education workshops on: “Planning a Heritage Trip: Preparation for the Physical and Emotional Journey”. This workshop is applicable for traveling to any international country and covers a wide range of topics designed to prepare transracial families for the momentous birth country visit.


We also offer “Off the Beaten Path in China” workshop for travelers on a second heritage journey for China families.

Four color printed resource page on “Snapshot of China” geared for children ages 7-13 (available after June 1st).

Asian themed coloring booklet for children ages 3-6 (coming in Fall 2010)

Contact Iris Culp at iris@lotustours.net to request these resources.

We offer educational articles to your group on topics of:
“Why Talking About Adoption is Important”
“Timing of Birth Country Visits” article by Dr. Rebecca Nelson
Chinese Proverbs and Culture Series by Lea Xu
Living in Two Cultures by Lea Xu
• Table Manners Differences: Are you prepared?
Chinese Traditional Games for Kids

Contact Iris Culp, Homeland Heritage Programs Director at iris@lotustours.net to inquire about any of the above resources.

There are also educational grant monies available to support educational efforts focused on providing experiences of authentic Asian culture. Click “grant program” for details on guidelines and applications.

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