Explore China with SPIRAL in 2017! - February 26, 2016

A visit to China is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.  Join us for SPIRAL’s 2017 China Study Tour, and visit some of the most fascinating sights in this vast country.  

New name and program changes for SPIRAL’s Summer English Camps - February 24, 2016

SPIRAL’s Summer English Camp has been renamed SPIRAL’s Summer Adventure Learning Camp.  We have also replaced classroom English instruction for Chinese students with project-based learning activities.

Chinese students discover Thanksgiving - December 1, 2015

SPIRAL’s Chinese exchange students at East Lyme High School enjoyed their first Thanksgiving holiday celebration.  

New Chinese Students at Montpelier High School Could be Start of Trend - March 5, 2015

Starting in January, Montpelier High School welcomed five ninth-graders from China into the student body as part of a pilot program being run with a Burlington group called Spiral International. 

More Vermont Schools Offering Chinese Language Classes - December 11, 2014

At least a dozen of Vermont’s 284 school districts — including the Burlington school district — have incorporated Chinese language, and some Asian studies programs, into their curriculums. 

Montpelier and Northfield High Schools host 67 Chinese students - August 27, 2014

In partnership with SPIRAL, Montpelier High School and Northfield Middle/High School hosted 67 middle and high school students and 5 escort teachers from Chongqing, China for 4 weeks of cultural and English immersion programs.

BFA Fairfax Celebrates its 4th Chinese Cultural Exchange Camp - August 12, 2014

For the 4th consecutive year, BFA Fairfax High School hosted students from China in a 2-week long cultural and language exchange. The students were brought to Vermont by SPIRAL for a 3-week intensive English immersion program.

Photos of New London summer camp - August 6, 2014

A group of 30 students and 2 teachers from Chongqing, China spent two weeks in New London, CT at one of SPIRAL's English Language and Culture camps.

Teacher reports on Fabulous 2014 China Trip - April 28, 2014

Paddy McCarthy, our intrepid group leader, describes the visit to Chongqing.

SPIRAL Celebrates the Chinese New Year by Hosting a Dumpling Party - February 2, 2014

To celebrate the Chinese New Year and to thank local host families, SPIRAL International organized a Dumpling Party on Feb. 1.