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JAPAN CULTURAL CAMP 2017 BY AYFN (AUTUMN)

May 3, 2017   //   by Admin   //   Autumn camp, slider, Upcoming program  //  4 Comments

 

JAPAN CULTURE CAMP #5 (AUTUMN)

 BY ASEAN Youth Friendship Network

Kyoto + Osaka, 4 – 9 December 2017

 

Wanna know about Japanese Culture? Or experience to have Inter-cultural learning in line with making a friend? or just wanna see and travel to Kyoto and Osaka directly? AYFN is delighted to invite you joining our culture camp in Japan. This is a distinguished program that suits your curiosity to have experimental learning!! Youth and cultural program!

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Program description

Japan Culture Camp by AYFN is a cultural learning program designed to give an understanding on culture and social awareness for participants. This program enables participants to learn about Japanese culture in line with making a friend directly. This program is also an avenue to enhance knowledge and skill to face globalization. This is not student exchange, but youth and cultural exchange program.

 Benefits

  1. Live for 6 days in Kyoto, Japan
  2. Learn and understand on Japanese culture directly
  3. International friendship
  4. Sinkansen experience
  5. Heritage walking tour around Kyoto and Osaka
  6. Experience to be like local people
  7. Experimental learning
  8. Certificate of participation from AYFN

Activities

  1. Cultural tour activities in Kyoto and Osaka, whereby both cities are well known as the center of Japanese culture.
  2. Visit many interesting places both in Kyoto or Osaka, e.g : Osaka castle, Gion District in Kyoto (Geisha), Namba district, Arashiyama, and etc.
  3. Taste authentic Japanese cuisine
  4. Walk around heritage area of Kyoto.

How does the Japan Culture Camp will work?

  1. Participants will be met up in Japan
  2. The camp will combine sense of friendship, adventure and cultural awareness
  3. Participants will live for 6 days in Kyoto, Japan
  4. The camp needs participants who passionate in international friendship and adapt new environment (culture differences) easily
Heritage walking activity in Kyoto

Heritage walking activity in Kyoto

 

Location of Japan Culture Camp

This camp will take place in Kyoto and Osaka. Both cities are famous as Cultural city in Japan. Participants in the program will have the unique opportunity to live and study in Kyoto—the historic former capital of Japan, replete with its temples, shrines and traditional gardens. It is our hope that the program will inspire youth to pursue adventurous and productive careers and contribute to the advancement of science.

Start and duration of Japan Culture Camp

This camp will be started in 4 December 2017 (Arrival in Kyoto) and will be ended in 9 December 2017. Participants will start their program at 7.30 a.m – 5.00 p.m every day. In the evening, participants will have free time to explore the magnificent of Kyoto and Osaka or go shopping.

Requirements to take part at Japan Culture Camp

The participants of Japan Culture Camp should meet the criteria as follow:

  1. Must be 15 – 27 Years old
  2. All nationalities are welcomed
  3. Commit to join full program
  4. Able to adapt new environment easily
  5. Able to pay the program fee
  6. Health physically and mentally

How to apply

  1. Please REGISTER ONLINE HERE
  2. Deadline of application: 31 August 2017 before 23.00 (GMT +7). First come, first serviced basis.
  3. This program is LIMTED for maximum 15 participants only. (12 slot available — updated)

 

Visit to Osaka Castle

Visit to Osaka Castle

 

Japan Culture Camp cost

One of the AYFN’s strength is to provide high quality placement program, but still affordable.

Type

Fee

Included

Excluded

 Indonesian Rp 8.500.000
  • Accommodation (6D5N) in the hotel 2/3 star
  • Meals during placement period as indicated on schedule (5 BF, 4 L, 1 D)
  • Pick up (Kansai International Airport, Osaka, or Kyoto Station)
  • All activities indicated on schedule.
  • Entrance ticket to tourism spot
  • Local transportation (Train and Bus)
  • Certificate of participation from AYFN
  • Program supervision
  • In-country 24/7 volunteer support
  • In-country administration costs
  • Flight expenses to and from Japan from Home country
  • Visa and passport
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal expenses
 Non-Indonesian  USD 650
  • Accommodation (6D5N) in the hotel 2/3 star
  • Meals during placement period as indicated on schedule (5 BF, 4 L, 1 D)
  • Pick up (Kansai International Airport, Osaka, or Kyoto Station)
  • All activities indicated on schedule.
  • Entrance ticket to tourism spot
  • Local transportation (Train and Bus)
  • Certificate of participation from AYFN
  • Program supervision
  • In-country 24/7 volunteer support
  • In-country administration costs
  • Flight expenses to and from Japan from Home country
  • Visa and passport
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal expenses

 

*Flight ticket and Visa are EXCLUDED

 

Togetherness and friendshi[ are main concerns of the camp

Togetherness and friendshi[ are main concerns of the camp

 

 

Accommodation and meals during camp

During this camp, participants will be accommodated in hotel with high quality standard. Living conditions in the hotel is very good and very clean. Males and females are accommodated in separate room.

Japan is renowned for its tasty and healthy food.  Who don’t know Sushi, Ramen, Udon, etc? Meals will be provided based on schedule. Meals consist of traditional Japanese dishes (For Muslim participants, we provide meal which not contains pork), which participants generally find to be very generous and tasty. If you have special eating needs, please let us know ahead of time so that we can make arrangements for you. However, we need to stress the point that you should not expect to eat as you normally do at home. We will do our best to see that you are well taken care of, but also as a participant, there is a need to be flexible. There are numerous amazing restaurants throughout Kyoto and Osaka which you will be directed to by program staff if you wish to eat out occasionally.

 

Itinerary

 Day 1  Arrival in Kansai International Airport, Osaka, Transfer to accommodation and check in. Free time. Campers can go around Kyoto.
 Day 2  Start the day by having light breakfast to energize body and mind. In the morning, we will pay visit to Kyoto University (one of the oldest and finest universities in Japan). We will stroll around the campus. Then, to fill up our stomach by having lunch at University canteen or local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will visit Fushimi Inari shrine. The beautiful shrine.
 Day 3  After having light breakfast, let’s visit Yasaka Shrine, also known as Gion Shrine, is one of the most famous shrines in Kyoto. Founded over 1350 years ago, the shrine is located between the popular Gion District and Higashiyama District, and is often visited by tourists walking between the two districts. Lunch will be at Halal ramen restaurant. After having a lunch, let’s move to Gion where you can capture the traditional houses of Japan. In the evening, we will visit Shijo area to go shopping.
 Day 4  Wow,,, it’s time to experience Shinkansen Bullet Train. The fastest train. We will take the train from Kyoto Station to Shin Osaka station. To enrich our knowledge about Japan’s History, let’s explore Osaka Castle. The huge castle surrounded by park and located nearby Osaka Business district. Tired to explore Osaka castle? No worry. Sushi is awaiting you at Sinsahbashi area. We will finish our day to go shopping around Namba.
 Day 5  Relax a while in Kyoto by visiting Bamboo forest and Arasiyama.
 Day 6  Fly back home

 

Program Cancellation by organizer

  1. ASEAN Youth Friendship Network (AYFN) reserves the right to cancel a program due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the program non-viable.
  2. If AYFN cancels a program, registrants will be offered a full refund (program fee).
  3. Should circumstances arise that result in the postponement of a program, AYFN has the right to either issue a full refund or transfer registration to the same program at the new, future date.

 

Registration Cancellation by Participant

  1. The following penalties shall apply, if otherwise specified.  If you cancel more than 30 days before scheduled program departure in Japan, the cancellation charge will be 20% of the listed program fare. If you cancel 15-29 days before scheduled program departure in Japan, the cancellation charge will be 70% of the listed program fare.  If you cancel 1-14 days before scheduled program departure in Japan, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed program fare.
  2. No show will be considered as a cancellation on program departure date
  3. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund.
  4. Refunds will not be available for registrants who choose not to attend a program.
  5. Cancellations will be accepted in writing only and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline.
  6. All refund requests must be made by the attendee.
  7. Refund requests must include the name of the attendee and/or transaction number.
  8. These above policies apply to all AYFN program unless otherwise noted in the corresponding program materials. Please read all individual program information thoroughly.

 

 

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Cultural visit to Fushimi Inari Shrine

 

 

For further information

Mr. Setiawan +62 857 2926 8734 (WA, Call, Text)

Operations hour: 09.00 – 17.00 WIB/GMT+7

 

 

Japan Culture Camp by AYFN 2015 (Autumn)

Sep 9, 2015   //   by Admin   //   Autumn camp, Japan  //  2 Comments

JAPAN CULTURE CAMP BY AYFN

7 – 12 DECEMBER 2015

Wanna know about Japanese Culture? Or experience to have Inter-cultural learning in line with making a friend? or just wanna see and travel to Osaka and Kyoto directly? AYFN is delighted to invite you joining our culture camp in Japan? This is a distinguished program that suit your curiosity to have experimental learning!! Youth and cultural program! 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Japan Culture Camp by AYFN  is a cultural learning program designed to give an understanding on culture and social awareness for participants. This program enables participants to learn about Japanese culture in line with making a friend. This program is also an avenue to enhance knowledge and skill to face globalization.

 

BENEFITS

  1. Live for 5 days in Osaka and Kyoto, Japan
  2. Learn and understand on Japanese culture directly
  3. International friendship with Japanese friends
  4. Heritage walking tour around Kyoto and Osaka
  5. Cultural exchange program with local students
  6. Experience to be like local people by living in Japanese Traditional houses
  7. Experimental learning
  8. Certificate of participation from AYFN

ACTIVITIES

  1. Cultural tour activities in Kyoto and Osaka, whereby both cities are well known as the center of Japanese culture.
  2. Cultural exchange activities with Japanese students.
  3. Visit many interesting places both in Kyoto or Osaka, e.g : Osaka castle, Gios District in Kyoto (Geisha), Namba district, Ryoanji Temple, Arashiyama, and etc.
  4. Taste authentic Japanese cuisine
  5. Walk around heritage area of Kyoto.

 

Photo source: geishaworld.wikia.com

Photo source: geishaworld.wikia.com

HOW DOES THE CAMP WILL WORK?

  1. Participants will be met up in Japan
  2. The camp will combine sense of friendship, adventure and cultural awareness
  3. Participants will live for 5 days in Kyoto and Osaka, Japan
  4. Participants will be buddied by Japanese during the program
  5. The camp needs participants who passionate in international friendship and adapt new environment (culture differences) easily

 

LOCATION OF THE CAMP

This camp will take place in Kyoto and Osaka. Both cities are famous as Cultural city in Japan.

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credit photo: http://www.osaka-info.jp/

START AND DURATION OF THE CAMP

This camp will be started at 7 December 2015 (departure from Indonesia) and will be ended at 12 December 2015. Participants will start their program at 7.30 a.m – 5.00 p.m everyday. In the evening, participants will have free time to explore the magnificent of Kyoto and Osaka or go shopping.

 

REQUIREMENT TO TAKE PART

The participants of Japan Culture Camp should meet the criteria as follow:

  1. Must be 18 – 25 Years old
  2. Indonesian nationality only
  3. Commit to join full program (pre, on , and post program)
  4. Able to adapt new environment easily
  5. Able to pay the program fee
  6. Health physically and mentally

How to apply

  1. Register online here
  2. Deadline of application : 30 September 2015 before 23.00 (GMT +7)
  3. This program is LIMITED for maximum 20 students only.

 

CAMP FEE

One of the AYFN’s strength is to provide high quality placement program, but still affordable. To join Japan Culture Camp (5 Days program), participants must donate USD 500,-. Program cost should be paid after being accepted.

What do participants’ fees for?

Program Fee – Airport pick up (Kansai International Airport, Osaka), All activities indicated on schedule (cultural exchange, cultural tour, adventure tour, meal, etc), certificate of participation from AYFN, program supervision, accommodation (5D5N) and meals during placement period as indicated on schedule, In-country 24/7 volunteer support and In-country administration costs.

Scheme of payment:

Down payment               : USD 200 (10 days after being accepted In order to reserve a slot)

Rest of program fee       : USD 300 (1 November 2015)

What additional cost should participants have?

Flight expenses to and from Osaka from Indonesia, passport and visa fee, personal insurance, personal expenses.

 

Credit photo: www.chinatownconnection.com

Credit photo: www.chinatownconnection.com

ACCOMMODATION AND MEAL DURING CAMP

During this camp, participants will be accommodated in Japanese Style Guesthouse in order to enable participants feel like Japanese. The accommodations are a popular and a very sociable option as you get to live and socialize with other participants and local people.  Living conditions in the guesthouse is very good and very clean. Males and females are accommodated in separate room.

Japan is renowned for its tasty and healthy food.  Who don’t know Sushi, Ramen, Udon, etc? Meals will be provided based on schedule. Meals consist of traditional Japanese dishes (For Muslim participants, we provide meal which not contains pork), which participants generally find to be very generous and tasty. If you have special eating needs, please let us know ahead of time so that we can make arrangements for you. However, we need to stress the point that you should not expect to eat as you normally do at home. We will do our best to see that you are well taken care of, but also as a participant, there is a need to be flexible. There are numerous amazing restaurants throughout Kyoto and Osaka which you will be directed to by program staff if you wish to eat out occasionally.

 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF CAMP

 

Date

Activity

Remarks

Day 1

Meet and greet with AYFN representative in Jakarta

 

Fly to Osaka

 

Arrival in Osaka  

Day 2

Drive to Kyoto city

 

Understand Japanese Culture:Heritage walking tour around Kyoto session 1 Gios District is known for Geisha area and many Japanese Traditional Houses

Day 3

Cultural exchange: Activity with Japanese university students

 

Friendship activity between Indonesian students and Japanese students

 

Understand Japanese Culture:Heritage walking tour around Kyoto session 2 Ryoanji Temple visitArashiyama visit

Day 4

Kyoto University Visit (second highest University in Japan) Campus tour around Kyoto University
Drive to Osaka
Night activity in Osaka (Umeda district) Umeda District is one of the busiest area in Osaka for shopping & eating

Day 5

Breakfast at Breakfast at Matsuya or Sukiya Let’s try Japanese-style fast food restaurant for breakfast set menu
Cultural tour around Osaka Castle Stroll around one of the largest castles in Japan
Visit to Namba District Free time in the busiest district in Osaka

Day 6

Pack up luggage and preparation to fly back home Check out time is 11.00 a.m
Farewell and fly back home

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

Ms. Hesti Aryani, M.A

+62  81391302231 (call, tect)

+66 804960703 (whatapps and Line)

Photo source: tripjepang.files.wordpress.com

Photo source: tripjepang.files.wordpress.com