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June 30th - July 14th

Youth Japan

Summer course for 15-17 year olds

Limited spots - Enroll today!

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Organized by: Go! Go! Nihon

Time left to application deadline (May 10th)

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Want to experience the fun of Tokyo but are worried you’re too young! Well, don’t worry, we’ve organised a two week Summer Course just for you. If you’re 15-17, want to learn Japanese and love Japan then this is the perfect course for you. You’ll get to try on a yukata, make some sushi, and sing some karaoke, all in a super safe environment, so your parents don’t need to worry. With some awesome trips around Asakusa and Odaiba, you’ll see all sides of this spectacular country and be able to show off your new skills to your friends back home.

Play

Yukata
With activities including some Japanese classics like karaoke and a chance to get involved in some hands-on activities, think giant Gundam, bonsai and Japanese sweets, you'll never be bored.

Study

Tokyo Intercultural
Lessons are at the Intercultural Institute of Japan one of the older schools in Tokyo. With a central location and lots of experience, you'll get the best teachers to help you on your way.

Live

Homestay in Japan
The Homestay included in the price is a great way to see the real Japan. You'll feel safe in your home away from home with a welcoming host family.

Length

At 2 weeks long the summer course is the perfect amount of time in Japan to dive in and to start learning the language.

Schedule

Intercultural puts on morning classes, and your afternoons will be filled with activities and plenty of time to get to know your host family.

Level

All levels are accepted for this trip but we do recommend learning some hiragana and katana before you start. For more information on course levels please get in touch to check that course is suitable for you.

Group Discount

Book with a friend and you'll receive a group discount of 15,000 yen each! For groups of 3 or more you could save up to 60,000 yen between you.

Activity Schedule

    Week One

    tea ceremony in Japan

    Relax at a Tea Ceremony

    It's the cornerstone of Japanese society and often known as Sado. Performance and green tea are at the heart of the Japanese tea ceremony. Why not bond with your new friends over this ancient ceremony.
    Singing karaoke

    Sing your heart out at Karaoke

    Get together and pick your favourite songs to sing along to. All the hits you can't get out of your head both Japanese and International!
    Wagashi Making - Mochi sweets

    Make some tasty wagashi

    Join this alternative session and learn how to make wagashi - traditional Japanese sweets. See if you can craft with mochi and anko and then, best of all, taste your creations.
    Group of students at Odaiba

    Cruise to Odaiba and Spocha fun

    We take you on a cruise down to Odaiba, Tokyo and let you loose for some fun at the Spocha entertainment complex.
    Edo Museum in Tokyo

    Expand your mind at the Edo Museum

    The Edo period was known for it's changing politics and culture and so much more. Learn about the period of history that shaped modern-day Japan in the newly renovated Edo-Tokyo museum.
    how to wear a yukata

    Learn how to dress in a Yukata

    Learn how to properly dress in a yukata, a traditional Japanese garment. It's the perfect chance to get dressed up.

    Week Two

    High school in Japan

    Visit a Japanese High School

    High School in Japan is pretty different. Come along for a visit and see what a day in the life of a school kid is like. You'll even get to try a club activity and it's not what you'd expect.
    Furoshiki Japanese Cloth Wrapping

    Get Creative with Furoshiki

    Whether giving a gift or wrapping your lunch, add that truly special touch by learning this beautiful craft. Traditional furoshiki wrapping cloth brings an elegance to make it a true art.
    bonsai workshop

    Try your hand at Bonsai

    Try out the art of bonsai for yourself with a workshop in creating and caring for these tiny trees. Then see how the masters do it with a visit to the bonsai museum.
    Making Sushi

    Make some sushi

    Learn the surprisingly delicate art of making the world's favourite Japanese food. See if you can make the nicest looking sushi.
    Totoro in a museum

    Wander and wonder at the Ghibli Museum

    Ghibli brings its characters to life in the studio's own museum. With recreations of scenes and life-size characters, it's a truly wondrous place and a must-see for any anime fan.
    Street in Harajuku

    Explore Harajuku and Shibuya

    Tour Tokyo and enjoy the fashion delights of Harajuku and the bustling excitement of Shibuya.

    Choose your plan

    • Visit a Japanese High School High school in Japan High School in Japan is pretty different. Come along for a visit and see what a day in the life of a school kid is like. You'll even get to try a club activity and it's not what you'd expect.
    • Enjoy a Tea Ceremony tea ceremony in Japan
    • Get Creative with Furoshiki Furoshiki Japanese Cloth Wrapping Whether giving a gift or wrapping your lunch, add that truly special touch by learning this beautiful craft. Traditional furoshiki wrapping cloth brings an elegance to make it a true art.
    • Sing your heart out at Karaoke