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. 21 - 23 (Pre-meeting: Jul. 20)
Round 2: Jul. 23 - 25 (Pre-meeting: Jul. 22)
Round 3: Jul. 25 - 27 (Pre-meeting: Jul. 24)
Round 4: Jul. 27 - 29 (Pre-meeting: Jul. 26)
Round 5: Jul. 29 - 31 (Pre-meeting: Jul. 28)
Round 6: Jul. 31 - Aug. 2 (Pre-meeting: Jul. 30)
Round 7: Aug. 2 - 4 (Pre-meeting: Aug. 1)
Round 8: Aug. 4 - 6 (Pre-meeting: Aug. 3)
Round 9: Aug. 6 - 8 (Pre-meeting: Aug. 5)
Round 10: Aug. 8 - 10 (Pre-meeting: Aug. 7)
Round 11: Aug. 10 - 12 (Pre-meeting: Aug. 9)
Round 12: Aug. 12 - 14 (Pre-meeting: Aug. 11)
*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).
International Students Main Role
① Give Japanese students opportunities to interact with you and other people from different cultures and show how important English is used to communicate 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.