Break Programs
 

2019 Summer Break Programs May-August

Monday Munch 4:30-5:30pm
Friday Fun 5-6 pm
Cosponsored by OIIR - International Education and ISSS

May 13 Cook to Impress
May 17 Arts and Culture in Your Local Community

May 20 Smoothies!
May 24 Karaoke

May 27 Holiday No Session
May 31 Dragon Boat Festival 

June 3 Halo-halo  
June 7 Dance with LaTosha

June 10 No-Bake Snacks
June 14 Flag Day Trivia

Overnight Trip to St. Louis and Six Flags, June 15-16

Discover American’s rich heritage and celebrate summer at one of the America’s favorite theme parks – Six Flags. Transportation, accommodations, admissions and some meals will be provided free of charge! RSVP required. Co-sponsored by ISSS and OIIR-IE.

June 17 Meal Prep Demo
June 21 Yoga

June 24 Ice Cream Social
June 28 Travel Stories

July 1 Peruvian Causa Rellena
July 5 No Session (Join Champaign 4th of July Fireworks - https://www.july4th.net/evening-program)

July 8 Wild Rice and Fresh Berry Salad at NAH
July 12 Canvas Painting

July 15 Japanese Mochi
July 19 Brazilian Hot Dog

July 22 Indian Sev Puri
July 26 Pie/Cheesecake Samplers

July 29 Sheet Pan Meal
August 2 No Session (Join International Night, under the ISSS & Visit Champaign County tent with complimentary food & non-alcoholic drinks @ 6m) 

2019 Spring Break Programs - International Movie Week

Are you here for Spring Break? Join us each day for a free movie and snacks from a different country!
Sponsored by OIIR-IE and ISSS
2-4 pm @ 1210 W Nevada Street, Uraban

March 18: Indian Monday Featuring Dangal
March 19: Korean Tuesday Featuring Miss Granny
March 20: Peruvian Wednesday Featuring Contracorriente
March 21: South African Thursday Featuring Fanie Fourie’s Lobola
March 22: Israeli Friday Featuring A Tale of Love and Darkness
 

WHM Film Series & Discussion: The Big Sick

March 24: 3-6 pm @ Women's Recources Center
Sponsored by OIIR-IE and WRC
 

2018 Fall Break Programs

4th Annual Cooking with Chefs @PAR

Monday, November 19, 8am-2pm
906 W. College Ct., Urbana
Sponsored by OIIR-IE and University Dining Services

Fall Break Sports and Friendship @CRCE

Tuesday, November 20, 11am-2pm
1102 West Gregory Drive, Urbana
Sponsored by OIIR-IE, Campus Rec, and ISSS

Springfield Field Trip

Wednesday, November 21, 8am-4:30pm
Springfield, IL
Sponsored by OIIR-IE and ISSS
 

2018 Summer Break Programs

Game Night @AACC

Friday, June 15, 5-7pm
1210 West Nevada Street, Urbana

Come and join us for a fun game night, meet new people while playing your favorite board and card games, and outside activities. Snacks and drinks will be provided!

Hakka Style Mochi (Mua Ji) 101

Friday, June 22, 5-6:30pm
1210 West Nevada Street, Urbana

Come join TSA to learn how to make one of the most beloved snacks in Taiwan - mochi, and learn about its history and Taiwanese culture.

Splash with Friends @CRCE

Friday, June 29, 4-6 pm
Aquatic Center, Campus Recreation Center East
1102 West Gregory Drive | Urbana, IL 61801

Summer is here! Come and celebrate with us in the pool at CRCE. You will meet old friends here and make some new ones. This event is co-sponsored by OIIR International Education and Campus Recreation, one of the 2018 Summer Break Program events. Space is limited and registration is required.

Picnic Time

Friday, July 6, 5-7 pm
Crystal Lake Park
206 W Park St. Urbana

Join us for a picnic, hoops, juggling, and other outdoor activities. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Feel free to bring something to share! RSVP here.

Soccer Tournament

Thursday, July 12, 5-8 pm
Campus Recreation Outdoor Center (ODC) Fields
Corner of First Street and Stadium Drive, Champaign,  IL 61820

Join us at ODC Fields for a thrilling soccer tournament with fellow students and friends. This event is co-sponsored by OIIR International Education and Campus Recreation. Please register here for your spot. 

Volleyball Tournament (Cancelled)

Thursday, July 19, 5-8 pm
Campus Recreation Outdoor Center (ODC) Fields
Corner of First Street and Stadium Drive, Champaign,  IL 61820

Join us at ODC Fields for the second in the tournament series – Volleyball ! This event is co-sponsored by OIIR International Education and Campus Recreation. Please register for your spot.

Ice Cream Social

Friday, July 20, 3-5 pm
1210 West Nevada Street, Urbana

Enjoy some yummy ice cream while making new friends at AACC!

Pão de queijo and Brazilian Coffee

Friday, July 27, 5-7pm
1210 West Nevada Street, Urbana

Learn about one of the most famous and savory snacks in Brazil. We will serve it with freshly brewed Brazilian coffee!

Yoga on the Quad with U of I Feature Twirler

Thursday, August 2, 4:30-6pm
Quad (on the Illini Union side)

Want to hang out on a beautiful afternoon on the Quad? Want to learn some yoga? Want to meet U of I feature twirler, Chase Dorn? Come join us! Just bring your own yoga mats/towels, and water.

Karaoke Night

What is your favorite karaoke song? Bring it along and sing with your fellow students. All languages welcome.

Friday, August 10, 5-6:30pm
1210 West Nevada Street, Urbana
 

2017 Fall Break Programs

COOKING WITH THE CHEFS

Monday, November 20, 8:00 am–2:30 pm
Ikenberry | 301 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign

Are you on campus during fall break? Are you interested in learning to cook a dish with the chefs at University Housing Dining Services? Our chefs are also interested in learning how to cook a traditional dish from your home country, region and culture!

BOARD GAMES @ AACC

Tuesday, November 21, 1:00–4:00 pm
1210 West Nevada Street, Urbana

Interested in playing some board games and recharging before the finals week? We have Monopoly, Parcheesi, Scramble, Sudoku, Go, Chess, Checkers, Cirkis, Mah Jong, Tsuro, Balderdash and many more. You are welcome to bring your own board games too.

FALL BREAK WORKOUT @ CRCE

Wednesday, November 22, 1:00–4:00 pm
Campus Recreation Center East (CRCE), 1102 West Gregory Drive, Urbana

Come and work out @ CRCE during the break before your big dinner at Thanksgiving! We will play badminton and table tennis. You don’t have to be a pro, it is for fun and friendship.


2017 Summer Programs

MAKING FRIENDS @ BADMINTON

Sunday, May 21, 11 am–3 pm
ARC, 201 East Peabody Drive, Champaign

This is the first of a series of summer programs co-sponsored by OIIR International Education and Campus Recreation. Join us @ ARC for a few hours of workout and a life-long friendship!

"LINNER" AND CONVERSATION @ AACC

Wednesday, May 24, 3 - 5 pm
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 West Nevada Street, Urbana

Enjoyed all the programs provided by AACC and International Education throughout the semesters? We have more in the summer! Come join us for “Linner” and conversation @ AACC.

TRAIL MIX MAKING AND HEALTHY EATING

Thursday, June 1, 1 - 3 pm            
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada Street, Urbana

Join us for a round table conversation on healthy eating, and make trail mix for your next hiking trip!

MINI-OLYMPICS @ ARC

Sunday, June 11, 5-9 pm
ARC, 201 East Peabody Drive, Champaign

Join us for the Mini-Olympics, the second summer program co-sponsored by OIIR International Education and Campus Recreation.

LAKE OF THE WOODS DAY TRIP

Sunday, June 18, 9:30am-4:30pm
Mahomet, IL

There are so many things to do at Lake of the Woods in Mahomet, IL! Only a 20 minute bus ride, and we’ll have access to hiking trails, pedal boats, “foot-golf,” picnic lunch and more!

INDEPENDENCE DAY POOL PARTY @ARC (Cancelled)

Saturday, July 1, 2 - 6 pm
ARC, 201 East Peabody Drive, Champaign

In honor of the 4th of July, USA Independence Day, OIIR International Education and Campus Recreation invite you to join us for the pool party celebrating this classic American holiday!

INDIAN FOOD DEMONSTRATION with PRATIK SHRIVASTAVA

Saturday, July 15, 2 - 3:30 pm
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada Street, Urbana

Interested in learning how a typical Indian dish is made…and then tasting it? Come join us! We will also be hosting some special guests for indoor/outdoor games and ice cream.

SUMMER HEAT WAVE POOL PARTY @ ARC

Saturday, July 22, 2 - 6 pm
ARC, 201 East Peabody Drive, Champaign

At the request of our students, the Holiday Pool Party that was cancelled has been rescheduled at the ARC. OIIR International Education and Campus Recreation invite you to join us in celebrating summertime!

SNOW SKIN MOON CAKE: MAKING YOUR OWN DESSERTS

Saturday, July 29, 2 - 4 pm
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada Street, Urbana

2017 Spring Break Programs

INTERNATIONAL BADMINTON DAY

Tuesday, March 21, 11 am–3 pm
Gym 3 at the ARC, 201 East Peabody Drive, Champaign

Students, if you are staying on campus during spring break and planning to work out with other fellow students, come and join us for International Badminton Day at ARC. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations – International Education and Campus Recreation

ALLERTON PARK DAY TRIP

Wednesday, March 22, 9:30 am–4 pm
Staying on campus during spring break? Interested in a day trip to Allerton Park, one the Seven Wonders of Illinois, and part of UIUC campus? Register here for a fun day to relax, hike, tour the gardens and enjoy the picnic! Sponsored by the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations – International Education

SPRING BREAK - SPRING HOLIDAYS!

Thursday, March 23, 11 am–3 pm
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 West Nevada Street, Urbana

When it comes to Spring holidays, what comes to mind? Easter, Mardi Gras, Holi…Come join us as we learn about spring celebrations and holidays around the world. We’ll be painting eggs, decorating masks and learning a Bollywood dance. Lunch will be provided.  Sponsored by the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations – International Education and the Asian American Cultural Center