Japanese Summer Camp
at EJCA

Date: July 9 ー13, 2018
Location: Edmonton Japanese Community Asociation Centre (EJCA)

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The Edmonton Japanese Community Association is offering a week-long Japanese summer camp for teens for the first time ever. In addition to learning basic Japanese, participants will also have the opportunity to experience different aspects of Japanese culture such as karate, origami, Japanese traditional dance and more.
 Date: July 9 - 13 2018       
Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm   
  Location:  EJCA                 
 Cost:  $250 EJCA membership required
      <Sibling Discount>
2nd child  $235   3rd child $220

What can you do in this camp?

Read and write in Japanese
Learn Japanese from Anime & Manga
Make a yummy beef bowl
Practice Karate
Learn how to play Japanese card game (Hana-fuda)
and more fun stuff

Who can participate?

    • Grade 7 to 12 only (from Sept. 2018)
    • Interested in Japanese language
    • Love Japanese culture
    • Paticipate in exchange program

Example of Daily Schedule

9:30 - 9:40 am

Radio Exercise & Homeroom
3-minute stretching with music and a 5 minute morning assembly.
9:40 - 10:30 am
Japanese
Learn simple Japanese phrases
10:40 - 11:30 am
Japanese
Practice hiragana
11:40 am - 12:30 pm
Origami
Make cranes and other shapes
10:40 - 11:30 am
Japanese
Practice hiragana
12:30 - 1:35 pm
Lunch & 15 min Cleaning
Have lunch in the classroom then clean up afterward.
1:35 - 2:25 pm
Karate
Practice katate in the gym
2:35 - 3:25 pm
Japanese
Learn onomatopoeia from manga.
3:35 - 4:25 pm
Japanese
Bon dance (Traditional Japanese dance)
2:35 - 3:25 pm
Japanese
Learn onomatopoeia from manga.

Instructors

Mineko Koto
Japanese Istructor
Mineko grew up in Japan and has been teaching Japanese at EJCA as well as at the Faculty of Extension (U of A) for over 10 years. She also presents Japanese culture such as calligraphy, Japanese flower arranging and tea ceremony at EJCA.
John Priegert
Karate Instructor

John Priegert has been teaching gojuryu karate since 1981, to children, youth and adults. He is certified from the International Karatedo Gojukai Association of Japan and is also certified as a karate coach with Canada’s National Coaching Certification Program. He enjoys helping people of all ages understand the values of traditional karate within a modern context.

Fukuko Gordon
Japanese Instructor
Fukuko was born and raised in Tokyo. For the last several years, she has worked with EJCA as an assistant cultural and Japanese language instructor. She holds a San dan (third degree) in Japanese Calligraphy.
Tomomi Calder
Japanese Instructor
Tomomi was born and raised in Osaka, Japan. She is an event coordinator at the EJCA and assists in the teaching of Japanese language classes and Japanese cultural sessions called Japan Today.
Fukuko Gordon
Japanese Instructor
Fukuko was born and raised in Tokyo. For the last several years, she has worked with EJCA as an assistant cultural and Japanese language instructor. She holds a San dan (third degree) in Japanese Calligraphy.