The Park School in Taiwan | March 2024

Pre-Departure To-Do List

Exploration on the Island of Formosa  |  March 7 - March 18, 2024

Program Snapshot

  • Start Date and Location: Thursday, March 7, 2024; Baltimore, Maryland to Taipei, Taiwan (group flight details TBA)
  • End Date and Location: Monday, March 18, 2024; Taipei, Taiwan to Baltimore, Maryland (group flight details TBA)
  • Destinations: Taichung 台中 |  Taipei 台北 | Nantou 南投
  • Program Highlights:
    • Experience life with Taiwanese host families in Taichung
    • Spend several days shadowing student peers at our local host school
    • Experience Taiwan's bullet train system during a journey to Taipei
    • Sample Taiwanese delicacies at a local night market
    • Discover the stunning Sun Moon Lake in Nantou
    • Immerse yourself in Mandarin through games and activities
    • And more!
  • Pre-Departure To-Do List: Please find CLI's required pre-departure action items below. Feel free to contact your program manager, Anias Stambolis-D'Agostino (, anytime during your planning process. We look forward to welcoming you to Taiwan!

Taipei, Taiwan

Pre-Departure To-Do List

1. (Parents & students) COMPLETE Your CLI ENROLLMENT FORM

Together with your parent/guardian, please complete your Enrollment Form by Wednesday, November 1, 2023. Be sure to enter information exactly as it appears (or will appear) in your passport and select "Park School | Taiwan Seminar | March 2024".

Enrollment Form
2. (Parents) Complete CLI's Parent/Guardian Waiver

This form is only required of students under the age of 18 as of January 1, 2024. The Parent/Guardian Waiver Form ensures that CLI has the necessary consent and information to provide a safe and secure learning environment for all our students.

Please complete this form by Wednesday, November 1, 2023.

Parent/Guardian Waiver
3. (parents & Students) Review Important Health and Travel Information

Please thoroughly review important travel and health information on the following webpages: CDC Taiwan and U.S. State Department Taiwan.

4. (STUDENTS) Review Your Pre-Departure Reminders PDF

Your CLI Program Manager will email you a detailed pre-departure reminders PDF one month prior to your journey that includes packing, weather, money, and health and safety considerations.

Be sure to review all information carefully and feel free to contact CLI with any additional questions you may have.

5. (STUDENTS) Review CLI’s list of Online Learning Resources

Mandarin is the official language of Taiwan, and a great selection of free Mandarin learning resources is available online.

Please take time to review and familiarize yourself with each of the resources mentioned in CLI’s online learning resources list

Yongle Market, Tainan

Additional Program Information

Included in program:

  • Comprehensive pre-departure support
  • All activities and site visits listed in your program itinerary
  • 24-hour assistance from CLI's international and local team
  • Full-time bilingual in-country Program Leaders
  • Three meals per day, including breakfast everyday
  • All relevant learning materials (text materials, reading handouts, notebooks, pens)
  • All domestic group transportation
  • All tips for drivers, local guides, restaurant attendants for group meals, etc.
  • Quality homestay and housing accommodations 

Not included in program:

  • Any items not explicitly mentioned above or listed in the program itinerary

Should any questions or concerns arise, please feel free to email your CLI Program Manager, Anias Stambolis-D'Agostino, at We wish you a wonderful, safe and enriching journey abroad!

The Park School