What's New at Cross?

Our team is always out there searching for and discovering new learning opportunities that will improve our academy, camps, and school programs for everyone! You can keep up with all of our adventures here.

Cross Education is Suspending its Programs

Cross Education is Suspending Programming  The Board of Directors at Cross Education has made the difficult decision to suspended programs indefinitely. COVID-19 and its consequences have made it, at present, impossible for us to continue offering our programs that depend so much on international student …

New! Japan on Demand

We look forward to creating experiences you will enjoy and find valuable. We also are keen to work on projects of much larger scale to meet educational or commercial purposes. For projects that require additional resources & travel beyond a local scope (Tokyo & Kanto …

The Butterfly Effect

We are heartbroken by the impact of the Corona virus and it’s unbelievably sad and difficult consequences impacting all of us, at all levels, all around the world. Meteorologist, Edward Lorenz, once reflected: “One flap of a sea gull’s wings [is] enough to alter the …

Learning with Cross

We offer seasonal international education programs to students from around the world. We celebrate the ability to learn. We encourage discovery. We believe the experience of living gains value and meaning when guided by opportunities to learn, understand, contribute, improve ourselves, and benefit the communities in which we live.

Our Academies have 4 age categories. 4~7, 8~11, 12~14, 15~18. English is the main language of delivery at 3 levels: native, intermediate, and basic. We also have an optional Japanese language and culture stream. The program includes classroom based learning of weekly themes, combined with experiential and hands on learning projects, activities, and outings.

Overall, the program is locationally & experientially diverse, and it is designed according to our philosophy of communicative skills building through engagement and problem solving. 

2019-2020 Program Brochure

Cross Academy, Camps, & School

Cross Education is a school that provides unique experiential school programs, an immersive summer academy, and seasonal adventure camps to students from Japan and around the world, from teens to adults, to students and professionals.

Why Cross

Cross Education is a global learning center based in Japan. Our school, academy, camp, and workshops are open to children, youth, and young adults from around the world. Our programs provide new learning experiences, broader horizons, and new doors to international community and opportunity.

Learn English

For those students whose first language is not English, Cross provides English language learning emphases that parallel the activities and challenges that all students participate in.

Students from Around the World

Cross Education students in the Summer Academy and Seasonal Adventure Camps are from all parts of Japan, and all parts of the world. We are a community of learners dedicated to creating a diverse and inspired learning community.

Seasonal, Ongoing, and Customizable Programs

Our Summer Academy is by far the most diverse and intense program we offer. Based in a fully provisioned facility conveniently located near the heart of Tokyo, it offers full classroom, sports, activity, transportation, and meal venues and services. Ongoing school programs are also located at appropriate class and studio locations in the city. Seasonal and Adventure camps (Spring & Winter) are delivered in unique locations around Japan.

Study Options for Kids, Youth, Teens, and Young Adults

Our Summer Academy and Seasonal Camps are open to all ages from 6 years to 25. Those from 6 to 17 years old are enrolled as students, and those 18 years and older participate in the integrated leadership skills program. Our Ongoing and Workshop program series cater to specific learning objectives and age levels.

English Language Program Delivery

English is the main language of all Cross programs: the Summer Academy and the Winter, Spring, and Adventure Camps. Our native English speaking teachers are as much professionals in their fields as they are professionals in communication skills building.

World Class Education Programs

Our international education programs emphasize learning in fundamental skills for kids, youth, and young adults. What they learn, they then apply in fascinating locations using exciting tools and technologies, guided by inspirational teachers and mentors.