Gov. Haley’s South Carolina partnered with CCP-linked group to send 20 students to Beijing summer camp

In August 2018, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley announced a partnership with the China Palmetto Council (CPC), an Atlanta-based nonprofit, to send 20 South Carolina students to the Beijing International Summer Camp in China. The camp seeks to boost understanding between Chinese and American students and the CPC is supported by the Chinese Embassy in Washington. South Carolina students were encouraged to apply to the program, which includes classes in Mandarin, Chinese history, culture, and sports. The camp also includes a tour to different historical and cultural sites in and around Beijing. This partnership aims to strengthen cultural knowledge and create cultural bridges between US and China.