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Seasonal and Adventure Programs

These include the Cross Winter and Spring Academies, as well as other specialized Adventure Camps. These are all open to local and international students.

WINTER ACADEMY

The Cross Winter Academy is held in the northern Japanese region of Tohoku. The group will travel with by bullet train to the northern city of Morioka, and from there even further north to a town called Hachimantai. There they will move into the Cross Academy winter basecamp and spend the entire week learning and experiencing all their is to know about winter culture, environments, traditions, sports, and activities. Of course, part of this camp will include awareness building of the areas that were impacted by the earthquake in 2011.

Download the Cross Winter Academy 2018 Program Flyer!

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START: 12/26/2019                END: 12/30/2019 

SPRING ACADEMY

The Cross Spring Academy is an outdoor experience and survival camp held in Nagatoro, a beautiful location not far from Tokyo. Participants will stay in camp cottages. Meals are served outdoors. In fact, part of the experience is includes learning about how to cook and prepare food in outdoor environments. Participants will learn survival, first aid, and outdoor skills, and they will become familiar with all of the tools that life in the outdoors requires.

Download the Cross Spring Camp 2019 Program Flyer!

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START03/25/2019                END03/29/2019

OCEAN ADVENTURE CAMP

Spend a week in October learning on pristine white sands on an island in the South Pacific near Okinawa. The sciences of ecology and oceanography are major focuses during this one week retreat, as are those things you would expect from a tropical adventure: beaches, swimming, water-sports, turtles, and more!

START: 10/21/2019                 END: 10/25/2019

MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE CAMP

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How are mountains formed? What is vulcanism? What does alpine geography and ecology look like? If you love the outdoors and would like to learn and discover all there is to know about them, this is Cross experience you’ll likely not want to miss. Participants in this study tour will spend a week in a spectacular mountain environment in the Kamikochi wilderness.

START10/21/2019                 END10/25/2019

 

PROGRAM DETAILS (ALL SEASONAL ACADEMIES & CAMPS)

  • AGE RANGE: 5 years old to 18 years old (as of the first day of the program)
  • REGISTRATION FEE:  ¥35,000 (one time)
  • TUITION FEE: ¥150,000      
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FEE;    ¥25,000
  • ROOM & BOARD (when required): ¥7,000/night (for all nights before and after the program start and end dates. Room & Board during the program are included in the tuition fee.

 

CAMP WEEKS

  • WINTER ACADEMY:   Hachimantai  (Overnight)                   START: 12/26/2019                END: 12/30/2019 
  • SPRING ACADEMY:   Nagatoro  (Overnight)                         START03/25/2019                END03/29/2019
  • OCEAN ADVENTURE CAMP:   Okinawa (Overnight)                       START: 10/21/2019                 END: 10/25/2019
  • MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE CAMP:   Kamikochi (Overnight)          START10/21/2019                 END10/25/2019

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • THE ACADEMY KIT: All academy materials (backpack, cap, t-shirt, water bottle, ID card, academy guidebook, etc.)
  • MEALS: All meals are provided.
  • ACCOMMODATIONS: Provided in full, 

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