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Okinawa Youth Exchange Program
Our ultimate goal of this Summer Camp is to give students, especially in the high school level, a chance to interact with their peers in Japan, and to understand and appreciate each others culture.This program is far from being an ordinary sightseeing tour. This is our first attempt to help develop relationship between the students of the two worlds. If we can give an opportunity for the American students to learn about the locality, society, history and goodness of Japan, we may help our future generation develop a better understanding about another country and culture.
Who can Participate? :
Middle & High School Students / Age of 13 years to 18 years old
One of our biggest goal of this program is for you to feel that friendship, a cultural exchange, and mutual underst anding are deepened through the experience such as the local high school life and the homestay, etc. in Japan. The Okinawa youth exchange program would also gives you a great motivation for the children who learn their roots for the people of the Japanese.

Highlight: The Okinawa Youth Exchange Program

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That is why IACE?
  • In business since 1970
  • Excellent client reviews
  • We open and support 24/7!
  • Great value of flight tickets to Japan
  • Exchange program & Homestay program
  • Local community-based program
  • Original optional tours
  • Offering variety of educational program all over the U.S.
What IACE can offer
For the past 50 years we have been offering numerous products that allows travelers to go Sightseeing and attend Special Events in Japan. In recent 10~15 years, we started to see the necessity of a program that will actually help students to exchange their thoughts and cultures. Educational Programs are what thrives us to excel our mission, as our firm’s acronym states (International Association of Cultural Exchange: IACE). Utilizing our exchange programs, we invite you to take be a part of sharing your own culture to the world together. The strength of the word “TOGETHER” maximizes its potential when we understand, experience and share who we are and what we all could accomplish. Join us to a build a better future for our children!

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Departure to Japan from your home city
Haneda Airport, proceed to the first accommodation in the city of Tokyo
DAY 3 - 4
Tokyo sightseeing
DAY 5 - 7
Going to Kyoto by Shinkansen(bullet train) / Kyoto Sightseeing
DAY 8 - 15
Okinawa Homestay & Going to Okinawa Shogaku Junior & HIgh Shool
DAY 16
Going back to Tokyo & Flying back home

The Okinawa Youth Exchange Program 2019
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Reviews from the participaints

I liked school the best because it was a great experience to see how different cultures go about their school life. The Tour Leader was very nice and professional, the food they served was great. Konan Gakuen was the best experience overall because it led me to understand how Japanese students learn. I wished the program was longer!

The best thing that happen to was when I got to go the high school because I've always wanted to go to a Japanese high school and I got to meet a lot of nice people.They were really nice and caring that made me feel I'm right at home also I could depend on them if I needed help. Currently I'm taking Japanese class at the high school and I plan to continue through all high school.

I liked Okinawa the best. Going to school and making new friends was an amazing experience. I wish I got to stay longer and see more of Okinawa though. The tour leader was very nice and helpful and very easy to talk to. I really wish to stay in Okinawa a bit longer to experience and learn more deeply. This was one of my best experiences to have abroad and this made me to attend Japanese classes every week.

The Home Stay experience was very unique because it allowed me to live with a Japanese Family in Okinawa. The school program was excellent to learn about the Japanese Culture and Tradition, which I was mostly interested in.

It was interesting seeing how different Japanese and American schools are. I really liked the teachers and the students. They were very polite, and it was fun talking to them. I felt like I was one of the schools student and part of the class.

Reviews from the parents

It was a spectacular experience to have my son to learn about Japanese culture that cannot be easily accessible in the United States. He is showing more discipline and became to use Japanese in his daily life.

Having a good relationship with the host family was very meaningful. Having a personal network outside the country is always a special opportunity. I think our family will visit Japan more often and Okinawa is definitely one of our destinations!

Before they were nervous because of the language barrier and having to do things on their own. After they seem more confident about doing things on their own.

The Okinawa Youth Exchange Program

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Program priced 
from $3295.00~
Our program includes:
Accommodation, Meals (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner), Admission fees, Ground transfer fees (Including Japan Domestic flight & Shinkansen ticket), School/Homestay arrangement, Tour leader, Travel Insurance
Our Program excludes:
International flights & Tax/Fuel surcharge, and Personal expense

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IACE TRAVEL International Dept. Asia Div
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm (PT)

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