2019 Explore Japan Girls Summer Program


EXPLORE JAPAN is a series of 2.5 week program in Milton, MA where local students learn about the many facets of Japanese culture while hosting and spending time with visiting Japanese exchange students. In the morning, each program includes workshops on Japanese arts and crafts, cuisine, language and a variety of interesting cultural exercises. In the afternoon, the Japanese students and local host students embark together on field trips and participate in fun activities. This fascinating exchange program is in its 26th year!

The Girls Summer Program welcomes families from all Eastern MA communities with daughters ages 6-18. Local kids learn in small groups under the guidance of a Japanese Culture expert, and also participates in field trip activities together with their visiting student. In return for hosting a visiting Japanese student during the program, host family can send one of their daughters to participate in the program for FREE! That is a 2.5-week program, 9AM to 4PM, Mondays to Fridays, including admission and supervision on all field trips — for free! Weekends are free time for families to spend quality time together with their visiting student. 

Host families are responsible for transportation between Milton and house, and must provide breakfast, lunches and dinners each day to their participating child(ren) and Japanese student they are hosting.

Explore Japan is the closest thing to experiencing Japanese culture without actually traveling to Japan! The program has a limited number of spaces available, so complete your application now to reserve your slot.

Apply at http://americanlearning.com/explore-japan-application

Additional Information

Gender Girls Only

Minimum Age 6

Maximum Age 18

Camp Dates Hosting begins on July 22, 2019 and ends on August 7, 2019. First day of the program is on July 22, 2019 and final day of the program is on August 6, 2019.

Camp Cities Milton

Year Established 1993

Camp Capacity 35

Costs Free by hosting a visiting Japanese high school student


451 Central Ave
Pierce Middle School
Milton, Massachusetts 02186
United States

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  • Each morning, local kids learn about Japanese culture in small groups, guided by a Japanese Culture Teacher.
  • Japanese class activities include: Japanese Language, Arts and Crafts, Calligraphy, Music and Culture, and more!
  • Each afternoon, local students and their Japanese host siblings embark on field trips or play fun games together.
  • Field trip activities include: Canobie Lake Park, Fenway Park Tour, Museum of Fine Arts, and more!

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