Kita Ward Board of Education organizes a summer camp for junior high school students (8th graders, ages 13-14 years old) who live in the Kita Ward area in order to help them gain some experience to use English in a real setting and improve their listening and language-speaking abilities through interaction with foreign university students in the cultural and outdoor activities.
Various dates available ("Rounds") from late July to early August as follows:
Round 1: Jul. 20 - 22 (Pre-meeting: Jul. 19)
Round 2: Jul. 22 - 24 (Pre-meeting: Jul. 21)
Round 3: Jul. 24 - 26 (Pre-meeting: Jul. 23)
Round 4: Jul. 26 - 28 (Pre-meeting: Jul. 25)
Round 5: Jul. 28 - 30 (Pre-meeting: Jul. 27)
Round 6: Jul. 30 - Aug. 1 (Pre-meeting: Jul. 29)
Round 7: Aug. 1 - 3 (Pre-meeting: Jul. 31)
Round 8: Aug. 3 - 5 (Pre-meeting: Aug. 2)
Round 9: Aug. 5 - 7 (Pre-meeting: Aug. 4)
Round 10: Aug. 7 - 9 (Pre-meeting: Aug. 6)
Round 11: Aug. 9 - 11 (Pre-meeting: Aug. 8)
Round 12: Aug. 11 - 13 (Pre-meeting: Aug. 10)
*Participants can choose one or multiple rounds to participate in, depending on their availability.
*Each round includes a mandatory pre-meeting (starting at 6:00pm).
Your Role as the International Student
① Japanese students with an opportunity to interact with you and other people from different cultures, and show the importance of the English language when communicating with foreigners; by only speaking English during the entire camp round.
② You must participate in all activities at the camp. (Hiking, International Culture Performance, Camp Fire, etc.)
Important Note: We have experienced camp instructors to lead in most activities.
Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture
The organizer, Kita Ward Board of Education, will pay all expenses for accommodation, food, insurance and round-trip transportation from pre-meeting location to Nasu.
21,000 yen per round participated in (before tax).
*Please note that each round participated in requires the student participant to attend a mandatory meeting the night before the camp begins, and all summer camp duties must be performed.