[Scholarship Opportunity]: Summer Japan Culture Camp 2024

We cordially invite you to participate in the Japan Culture Camp 2024 in Osaka, hosted by AYFN. Discover the various cultures and experiences in life! Japan is a country that successfully blends modernism with oriental tradition!

Overview of the program

Experience Japan with the Japan Culture Camp Program offered by AYFN this summer. Students and young people interested in a brief immersion program in Japanese language and culture are welcome to apply for this program.

Japanese learning and cultural immersion program are being offered by The AYFN Academy in collaboration with a local group, with the aim of broadening foreign visitors’ awareness of Japan. To improve the Japanese experience, the program incorporates daily activities and cultural outing. International participants are welcome, regardless of their degree of Japanese language proficiency. We will use English as main communication tool.

Our goal is to instill in the next generation an appreciation for language acquisition while also encouraging them to be open-minded toward different cultures. We want the participants to return from their trip with a deeper understanding of Japan and a solid foundation in the language, as well as with amazing and unforgettable experiences.

Japan Culture Camp by AYFN is a cultural learning program designed to give an understanding on culture and social awareness since 2015. 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 exposure program.

Date of program = 14 – 19 July 2024


Benefits

  1. Live for 6 days in Osaka, Japan
  2. Pre-departure Japanese language class
  3. Learn and understand Japanese culture directly by visiting 3 different cities (Osaka, Kyoto and Nara)
  4. Heritage walking tour around Kyoto
  5. Familirazation with local tradition (Food, lifestyle, Cultural activities).
  6. Experimental learning.
  7. E-Certificate of participation from AYFN.


Activities

  1. Cultural tour activities in Osaka, Kyoto and Nara, whereby 3 cities are well known as the center of Japanese culture.
  2. Visit interesting places both in Osaka, Kyoto and Nara, e.g: Osaka castle, Gion District in Kyoto (Geisha), Namba district, Arashiyama, and Nara Park.
  3. Taste authentic Japanese cuisine (sushi, udon, ramen, etc)
  4. Walk around heritage area of Kyoto (Fushimi Inari Taisha, Kiyomizudera and Yasaka Shrine).

How does the program will work?

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

Location of Japan Culture Camp

This camp will take place in Osaka and Kyoto. Both cities are famous as cultural city in Japan. Participants in the program will have the unique opportunity to experience 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.


DayActivity
A week before departureBasic Japanese Language Class (Online)
Day 1
14 July 2024
Arrival in Osaka, Japan (Kansai International Airport)
Hotel Check in start at 15.00
After checking in, participants will get to know each other among participants.
Visit to visit Sinsekai
Day 2
15 July 2024
Visit to Osaka Castle
Food street experience in Dotonburi
Day 3
16 July 2024
Visit to the Gion Traditional Houses
Visit to Yasaka Shrine
Picnic lunch in Maruyama Park
Visit to Kyomizudera Temple
Day 4
17 July 2024
Visit to Fushimi Inari Taisha
Arashiyama
Bamboo Forest
Day 5
18 July 2024
Visit to Nara Park
Day 6
19 July 2024
Hotel check out
Fly back home

Scheme of participation


Also read: Scholarship for Spring Japan Experience Program 2024 in Tokyo


Scholarship
(With selection)
Self-funded
(No selection)
IncludedFlight expense support (Up to USD 800)
Visa processing fee (Max: USD 50) if needed.
Tuition fee
Accommodation 6D5N (Twin/triple shared)
Airport pick up (Kansai Int’l Airport)
Meal (4 Breakfast and 4 Lunch)
All activities indicated on schedule
T-money for Local transports (KRW 40,000)
E-Certificate of participation from AYFN
Program supervision
In-country administration costs
Accommodation 6D5N (Twin/triple shared)
Airport pick up (Kansai Int’l Airport)
Meal (4 Breakfast and 4 Lunch)
All activities indicated on schedule
T-money for Local transports (KRW 40,000)
E-Certificate of participation from AYFN
Program supervision
In-country administration costs
ExcludedDinner
Personal expenses
Travel insurance
Baggage excess
Flight cost to and from Osaka, Japan
Visa processing fee
Dinner
Personal expenses
Travel insurance
Baggage excess
RequirementsAge: 17 – 35 Years old
All nationalities are welcomed to apply.
Be able to communicate in English.
Commit to join full program and be ready to return home after the program ends.
Be able to adapt new environment easily.
Health physically and mentally.
Have an interest in Japanese Culture.
Have an interest in writing and videography
Close to social media.
Age: 15 – 35 Years old
All nationalities are welcomed to apply.
Be able to communicate in English.
Commit to join full program and be ready to return home after the program ends.
Be able to adapt new environment easily.
Health physically and mentally
Selection fee or Registration feeSelection fee:
Start from USD 10

Learn more about “Selection Fee“.
Registration fee:
Start from: USD 199

Learn more about what’s included in your AYFN “Registration Fee“.
Program fee0Early bird
Till 31 March 2023
Double bed (2 person in a room): USD 550
Single bed (1 person in a room): USD 800

Normal
Double bed (2 person in a room): USD 700
Single bed (1 person in a room): USD 950
Selection process1. Online application
2. First stage announcement
3. Social project campaign
4. Final decision
First come, first service basis
1. Online application
2. Pay the registration fee
3. Visa processing
4. Pay the rest of program fee.
QuotaMax 415

You can check the “List of previous awardees

How to apply?

ProcedureScholarship SchemeSelf-funded Scheme
Step 1Pay the selection fee.

CLICK HERE to pay.

Fill up the application form:
Register Online here!

Deadline: 1 June 2024 (23.59 GMT+7) or till quota is over. 15 slots remaining.
Step 2Fill up the application form below:
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MEMBER OF AYFN

Deadline of application submission: 1 April 2024 (23.59 GMT+7)
Pay the Registration Fee to secure your place.

Learn more about what’s included in your AYFN Registration Fee”.
Step 3Notification of first stage selection (Documents)Pay the Program Fee.
Step 4Social project campaign
Term and condition
Process the Visa (If needed)
Step 5Final announcementDeparture to Osaka, Japan.
Get ready to go abroad, we’ll support you every step of the way!

Accommodation and Meal during camp

During this camp, participants will be accommodated in a safe and comfortable accommodations. The accommodation id a popular and a very sociable option as you get to live and socialize with other participants, 2 -3 people in a room. 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. There are numerous amazing restaurants throughout Osaka which you will be directed to by program staff if you wish to eat out occasionally.


Term and Conditions (Self funded scheme only).

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