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A student practices working the fields with a water buffalo. Photo by Ming-Jiu-Li, China Summer Program.

Departure Day Details & Reminders!

Dear Dragons Students & Parents,

Your journey is right around the corner and we can’t wait to meet you! Below is a reminder about your day-of travel details. Should you need to reach our staff during students’ travel days (both during AND outside of normal office hours), please call our office at 303-413-0822 or email: with “TRAVEL DAY QUESTION” in the subject line:

Day of Departure:

  • Carry your passport with you.
  • Make sure you have the meet-up instructions sent to you by email with your passport so that the information is easily accessible.
  • Wear your Dragons t-shirt for easy identification!


Connecting with Your Dragons Group in Los Angeles

Student groups will meet up at an off-site airport hotel with the assistance of a Dragons shuttle from LAX.

For Students Arriving by Air:

After you arrive, proceed to baggage claim and gather your bags. Exit the terminal and wait on the traffic island under the red Off-Airport Shuttle Bus sign. Look for a van with a red and white Dragons magnet on the side. Our vans will be making continuous loops, but due to LA traffic, you may need to wait. If the van does not arrive after 45 minutes, please call the office at 303-413-0822.

For Students Arriving by Car:

Please meet your group at the Courtyard by Marriott LAX/El Segundo Hotel (2000 East Mariposa Avenue, El Segundo, California 90245 USA) no later than 9:00 AM on Thursday, June 28th. Your instructors and fellow students will be wearing Dragons t-shirts and awaiting your arrival in the lobby.

If you are not traveling on the same flights as the group:

You and your instructors should have already finalized your plans to meet up with the group. If you have not connected with your instructors on this topic already, please email immediately.


Departing flight:

Thursday, June 28th, 2018
Air China #988
Depart: Los Angeles (LAX) 2:20 pm
Arrive: Beijing (PEK) 6:10 pm (+1 day, June 29th)

Friday, June 29th, 2018
Air China #1883
Depart: Beijing (PEK) 8:20 pm
Arrive: Shanghai (PVG) 10:35 pm

Parents, thank you for the support you’ve given your child in making this opportunity available. Students, thank you for stepping out and joining us; we’re so excited to meet you in person!

Dragons Administration