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Asian Youth Summer Camp in the US

*** Still accepting applications!! ***
Asian Youth Summer Camp in the US


This summer, we will be taking students to participate in the Asian American Youth Camp in California, USA. This camp was started in the 1970's by the Japanese American Caucus of the UMC with the hope of empowering and forming the identities of young leaders and has been continuing for over 42 years. Located near Yosemite National Park, surrounded by nature, new friends and new beginnings await at Camp Lodestar!

Saturday, July 22nd to Monday, July 31st, 2017
Place California, USA
Requirements 1. Christian, attending church school or attending worship service periodically and open to Christianity (there will be worship service and Bible study during camp)
2. Between ages 16 and 19
3.Physically fit, independent, flexible personality and outgoing
4. Able to communicate in English
5. Able to attend prep workshop on June 10th or June 17th
6. Able to submit after-camp report by August and attend reunion on March 24th in Tokyo.
Travel Cost 380,000 Yen(Actual cost \100,000 - Wesley Foundation scholarship provides \280,000)
**You will be required to purchase travel insurance chosen by the Wesley Foundation.
Application deadline Sunday, May 7th, 2017
Maximum capacity 8 people
Participants will be chosen after interview and evaluation based on the Wesley Foundation standards

Click here to fill out the online application.

Reference letter forms can be downloaded here: WORD PDF

Click Asian summer camp pamphlet version 2.pdf to view the pamphlet (Japanese only)

Any inquiries can be emailed to the Wesley Foundation at program@wesley.or.jp