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    GAKKO Summer Camps

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: Japan
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: Two Weeks, Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: > $3,000
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    Overview

    Global summer camps in the U.S. & Japan. English-based. Join adventurous, remarkable high schoolers from around the world for an unforgettable, cross-cultural summer experience. College-aged counselor-mentors from Harvard, Stanford, Brown, Yale and other top schools. Create. Collaborate. Explore. Have fun.

    At Gakko's camps in the Berkshires (upstate NY) and Japan (near Okayama), join 50 high schoolers -- selected from more than 20 nations -- to collaborate with college-aged mentors from renown institutions such as Yale, Stanford, Harvard and Oxford.. In 2-3 weeks of interdisciplinary workshops, global conversations, and profound exploration, we immerse ourselves in an experience inspired by the counselors' unique disciplines and the camp site's history and philosophy. As a diverse group of friends and mentors, we build, and take ownership over, an "undiscovered country" -- a vibrant camp community that has never before existed. Operating for six years now, the Gakko camp project has impacted over 400 individuals from more than 65 nations. This is a one-of-a-kind, life-changing, cross-cultural, challenging-but-super-fun summer experience.

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