Deadline                   : 20 January 2017

Location                    : Kyoto, Japan

Organizer                  : ASEAN Youth Friendship Network

Number of slot         : 20 people

Date of program      : 12 – 17 March 2017

Type                          : SELF-FUNDED




 BY ASEAN Youth Friendship Network

Kyoto, 12 – 17 March 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!



We took part at JCC last November 2016. Now, it’s your turn mates!!

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.


  1. Live for 6 days in Kyoto, Japan
  2. Learn and understand on Japanese culture directly
  3. International friendship with Japanese friends and  Cultural exchange program with local students
  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


  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, Gion District in Kyoto (Geisha), Namba district, Arashiyama, and etc.
  4. Taste authentic Japanese cuisine
  5. Walk around heritage area of Kyoto.

Activities between AYFN and students of Kyoto Sangyo University


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

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 at 12 March 2017 (Arrival in Kyoto) and will be ended at 17 March 2017. 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.


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. Commit to join full program (pre, on , and post program)
  3. Able to adapt new environment easily
  4. Able to pay the program fee
  5. Health physically and mentally

How to apply

  1. Please download jcc_application_form_march2017
  2. Send back the application along with scanned of identity card (passport/KTP/Student card) and color recent photo into japan.ayfn@gmail.com
  3. The committee will review your application and contact you to conduct “interview test” by AYFN team (if needed).
  4. Deadline of application : 20 January  2017 before 23.00 (GMT +7)
  5. This program is LIMTED for maximum 20 participants only.


Selection process:

  1. Document selection (Application form , financial capability statement and scanned copy of Passport or KTP)
  2. Interview test (If needed)
  3. Final announcement



Participants of JCC experienced the Japanese tradition.


Japan Culture Camp cost

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



Non Indonesian

New Rp 8.500.000,- USD 650
Alumni of AYFN Program  Rp 7.500.000,- USD 600

*Flight ticket is EXCLUDED

Program cost should be paid after being accepted. During selection process, applicants don’t need to pay at all.

What do participants’ fees for?

Program Fee –  Pick up (Kansai International Airport), All activities indicated on schedule (cultural exchange, cultural tour, adventure tour, etc), certificate of participation from AYFN, program supervision, accommodation (6D5N) 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          : Rp 2.000.000,- / USD 200  (10 days after being accepted In order to reserve a slot)

Rest of program fee  : Rp 6.500.000,- / USD 450  (10 February  2017)


What additional cost should participants have?

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

Accommodation and meals during camp

During this camp, participants will be accommodated in guesthouse of hotel with high quality standard. 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.


The accommodation during the program of JCC


Tentative Schedule





12 March 2017 9.00 – 13.00 Arrival in Osaka, Japan
13.00 Transfer to Urban Hotel Kyoto
15.00 Check in  Urban Hotel Kyoto
15.00 – 16.00 Leisure time
16.00 – 18.00 Program orientation and dinner
13 March 2017 8.30 Leave hotel
9.00 – 12.00 Visit to one of the finest universities in Japan : Kyoto University Kyoto University
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch Kyoto University canteen
13.30 – 16.00 Understand Japanese Culture:Heritage walking tour 1 Fushimi Inari – Thaisa shrine
16.00 Transfer to accommodation
14 March 2017 7.00 Leave hotel
8.30 – 11.00 Activities with local students
11.00 – 12.00 Lunch University canteen
12.00 – 17.00 Understand Japanese Culture:Heritage walking tour 2 Gion district
17.00 Transfer to accommodation
15 March 2017 9.00 Leave hotel
9.00 – 16.00 Understand Japanese Culture:Heritage walking tour 3 Kiyomizu-Dera TempleArashiyamaBamboo forest
15.00 Transfer to accommodation
16 March 2017 9.00 Leave hotel
9.30 – 10.00 Experience the bullet train of Shinkansen in Japan Kyoto station to Shin Osaka Station
10.30 – 13.00 Understand Japanese Culture: Osaka Castle Visit Osaka Castle
13.30 – 14.30 Experience local food : Authentic Sushi Shinsabashi
14.30 – 17.00 Shopping around Namba district
17.00 Transfer to accommodation
17 March 2017 Fly back home Maximum check out time is 11.00 a.m


To know further information, please read Frequently Asked Questions


Contact Person:

Ms. Hesti Aryani +62 813 9130 2231 (Call, Whatapps, Line)

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

Operations hour : 9.00 – 17.00 WIB




    I really want to have a very special opportunity to be there in this Japan Camp 2017 in a purpose of sharing and exchanging the differences between Cambodia and Japan to all participants such as cultures, traditional clothes, traditional dances, foods…etc
    I graduated from National University of Manangement in major Financial and banking. But contrastly, the influence of my family is traditional singing. That’s why I am a traditional singer now.
    I am extremely hoping that I will be the one to grab this chance to participate in this program.

    Best regards,
    Chhith Sovann Nimith

    1. AYFN Academy


      we look forward to meeting you in this JCC 2017. Apply soon.

      All best

  2. Phun Puthkanika

    I am a student who study Japanese as a foreigner language. I am interested in this program. My only purposepurp are want to share my culture to the world especially to Japan and I want to use my Japanese language with Japanese people and one more purpose is want to work wiry Japanese people as well. My weakness is I can’t work alone and the my strength is good at communicate with other people. I hope I can join with this program.

  3. Ham Sopheal

    It’s interesting, i want to study and learn more about exchange visit,exchange culture, and communicate with other people. Jappen is the most famuse in the world, everyone know that, so i want to learn experiences from them.

    1. AYFN Academy

      We look forward to meeting in this program. Apply immediately. Limited slot for this program.
      All best

  4. Tiev Muni Rath

    I would like to be volunteer for contributing in Japan culture.
    Also, try to seek some experiences and work with different people.
    The most essential point, I like to challenge my self.

    1. AYFN Academy


      you could take part at our JCC as a participant.

      All best

  5. bobidy

    Can Mongolian who does not live in Indonesia participate this event?

    1. AYFN Academy


      Yes, this program is open for all youth across the world, not only for Indonesian or those who live in Indonesia.

      All best

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