Summer Camp in Japan
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July 2018: Tokyo, Mt.Fuji, Kansai & Hiroshima with School Visits.

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Sunday July 1st Arrival in Tokyo.

Meet local guide at Narita Airport International Arrivals. Load luggage onto bus.

Lunch at airport.

1.5 hour drive to youth retreat accommodation.

Orientation meeting.

Relax in beautiful natural surrounds of Yoyogi Park.

Culture Class: How to roll sushi.

6:00pm Dinner party.

9:00pm~ Bath time.

10:30pm Lights out.

Accommodation: National Olympics Memorial Youth Center.


Monday July 2nd Tokyo.

8:00am Breakfast.

10:00am Depart for Tokyo Imperial Palace.

Lunch.

Sightseeing: Shibuya and Shinjuku.

6:00pm Return to accommodation.

Dinner.

9:00pm~ Bath time.

10:30pm Lights out.

Accommodation: National Olympics Memorial Youth Center.


Tuesday July 3rd Tokyo.

8:00am Breakfast.

10:00am Depart for Odaiba.

12:30pm Lunch at Diver City department store.

Walk over Rainbow Bridge.

6:00pm Return to accommodation.

Dinner.

9:00pm~ Bath time.

10:30pm Lights out.

Accommodation: National Olympics Memorial Youth Center.


Wednesday July 4th Tokyo.

8:00am Breakfast.

10:00pm Leave for Tokyo sightseeing: Akihabara and Sensoji.

Lunch.

6:00pm Return to accommodation.

Dinner.

9:00pm~ Bath time.

10:30pm Lights out.

Accommodation: National Olympics Memorial Youth Center.


Thursday July 5th Mount Fuji.

8:00am Breakfast.

9:00am Depart for Hakone.

11:00am Arrive at Mt. Fuji viewing area.

Lunch.

1:00pm Depart for Nagoya.

5:33pm-7:31pm Shinkansen Nozomi 117 bullet train from Nagoya to Fukuyama.

Dinner on train.

8:00pm Bus to accommodation.

8:30pm Check in at youth retreat.

9:00pm~ Bath time.

10:30pm Lights out.

Accommodation: Fukuyama City Fureailand.


Friday July 6th School Visit.

7:00am Buffet breakfast.

8:00am Leave for school.

Lunch and activities with Japanese high school students.

6:00pm Leave for youth retreat.

Dinner.

Traditional games in gym.

9:00pm~ Bath time.

10:30pm Lights out.

Accommodation: Fukuyama City Fureailand.


Saturday July 7th Onomichi.

8:00am Buffet breakfast.

9:00am Culture Class: Japanese traditional dress (Kimono and Yukata).

10:00am Visit Kimono museum.

Lunch.

1:00pm Visit historic port city of Onomichi.

5:30pm Leave for Youth Retreat.

Dinner.

Traditional games in gym.

9:00pm~ Bath time.

10:30pm Lights out.

Accommodation: Fukuyama City Fureailand.


Sunday July 8th Hiroshima.

8:00am Buffet breakfast.

9:00am Leave for Hiroshima.

11:00am Visit Peace Park and Memorial.

Lunch: Gourmet Pancake (Okonomiyaki).

1:00pm Leave for Miyajima (if time permits).

Sightseeing: Itsukushima Shrine and Daisho-in.

Dinner: Hiroshima Costco.

6:30pm Leave for youth retreat.

9:00pm~ Bath time.

10:30pm Lights out.

Accommodation: Fukuyama City Fureailand.


Monday July 9th School Visit.

7:00am Buffet breakfast.

8:00am Leave for school.

Lunch and activities with Japanese high school students.

6:00pm Leave for youth retreat.

Dinner.

Traditional games in gym.

9:00pm~ Bath time.

10:30pm Lights out.

Accommodation: Fukuyama City Fureailand.


Tuesday July 10th Okayama and Himeji.

8:00am Breakfast.

9:00am Leave youth retreat.

10:30pm Explore Kurashiki's traditional houses and shops (if time permits).

11:30pm Depart Kurashiki for Okayama's Korakuen Garden and Okayama castle.

Lunch.

1:30pm Depart Okayama for Himeji.

3:00pm Explore Himeji castle and grounds.

5:00pm Depart Himeji.

Dinner at road station.

8:00pm Check in at youth retreat.

9:00pm~ Public Bath.

10:30pm Lights out.

Accommodation: Osaka Prefectural Youth Retreat.


Wednesday July 11th Nara.

8:00am Breakfast.

9:00am Culture Class: Tea Ceremony (Chado).

12:00pm Leave for sightseeing: Nara's Todaiji and Kasuga Taisha Horyuji.

Lunch.

5:30pm Leave Nara.

Dinner at road station.

7:30pm Onsen.

10:30pm Lights out.

Accommodation: Osaka Prefectural Youth Retreat.


Thursday July 12th Kyoto.

8:00am Breakfast.

9:00am Leave for Kyoto.

11:00am Sightseeing: Kyoto Imperial Palace.

Lunch.

1:30pm Sightseeing: Kinkakuji and/or Arashiyama.

Dinner at road station.

5:00pm Leave for Osaka.

7:30pm Onsen.

10:30pm Lights out.

Accommodation: Osaka Prefectural Youth Retreat.


Friday July 13th Osaka.

8:00am Breakfast.

3:00pm Culture Class: Traditional paper craft (Origami and Kirigami) with local artists.

12:00pm Lunch.

1:00pm Leave for Osaka.

Sightseeing: Tennoji zoo, Osaka castle & Dotonburi.

Dinner.

7:30pm Onsen.

10:30pm Lights out.

Accommodation: Osaka Prefectural Youth Retreat.


Saturday July 14th Depart from Osaka.

8:00am~ Breakfast.

Bus to airport.

Depart Osaka Kansai (T1).