School may have only just started but summer holidays are just around the corner.
Summer programs are a great way to make the most of your child’s summer vacation. They can provide children with a supportive environment full of opportunities to learn new things and make new friends. Whether you’re looking for something academic, sports-related or something in the arts, you have a range of choices this summer in Tokyo. Have your kids learn something new while they make great memories!
Check out our picks of fun, innovative, outdoor adventures and active learning experiences this summer school holidays in and around Tokyo.
1. Laurus International School of Science’s Steam Summer Camp 2023
Have your kids enjoy steam-based science activities at Laurus International School’s seasonal summer camp. Each day will be dedicated to a learning experience of a unique career such as a biologist, VR and AI developer, robotics engineer, graphic designer and performing arts as well as an astronaut! Activities will be held throughout the day with breaks for lunch, songs and play.
Dates: July 24–28, 2023
- Shirokanedai school: 3-4-17 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo
- Takanawa school: Regaro Takanawa 1F, 3-21-7 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo
- Aoyama school: 6-13-14, Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
- Jiyugaoka school: 3F T’s Brightia Jiyugaoka, 2-17-12 Midorigaoka, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
- Tsukishima school: 1F Pier West Square, 1-11-8 Tsukuda, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
- Musashi-Kosugi school: Park City Musashi-kosugi The Garden Towers West 2F W6, 2-228-1 Kosugi-cho, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa
- Musashi-Shinjo school: Primo ichibankan 1F, 4-24-18, Suenaga, Takatsu-ku, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa
For: Preschool/Kindergarten aged students
Registration: https://laurus-school.com/topics/9317/ (Register up to one week before the start date.)
2. Laurus International School of Science’s Steam Summer School 2023
Students will experience the amazing technology of AI and unlock its secrets. They can participate in one-week units each with a unique theme from July 3rd to August 25th. Themes include Dino Discovery, Movie Magic, Dawn of Machine Learning, Singularity, Stargazers, Rocketeers, Helidrone Pros and Sky Pilots. They will also have special events throughout the week like hearings from guest speakers, special workshops and field trips that align with that week’s theme.
- Week 1: July 3–7, 2023
- Week 2: July 10–14, 2023
- Week 3: July 17–21, 2023
- Week 4: July 24–28, 2023
- Week 5: July 31–August 4, 2023
- Week 6: August 7–11, 2023
- Week 7: August 14–18, 2023
- Week 8: August 21–25, 2023
Prices: ¥85,000 per weekly unit (Regular course), ¥90,000 per weekly unit (Early arrival)
where: Shiba Kokusai Bldg. 10F, 4-1-30 Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo
For: Primary/Secondary aged students
Registration: https://laurus-school.com/topics/9587/ (Register up to one week before the start date.)
3. Nishimachi International School & Tokyo Coding Club’s Gunma Tech Camp
Nishimachi International School and Tokyo Coding Club will host its Gunma Summer Camp in the beautiful, forested hills and lakes of Gunma Prefecture. Only an hour’s drive from Tokyo, this camp offers a unique opportunity for students to immerse themselves in nature while learning about programming and robotics. Each morning, students will participate in intensive coding lessons and then spend the afternoon engaging in activities such as hiking, kayaking and swimming. This camp is designed for students ages five to 18, both beginner and advanced. This camp is designed for students with either beginner or advanced technology capabilities.
- Week 1: July 2–7, 2023
- Week 2: July 9–14, 2023
Prices: ¥140,000 (+ tax) for 6 days and 5 nights (Inclusive of transportation, accommodation, diet/allergy-friendly meals and snacks, and daily tech lessons and outdoor activities.)
For: Students ages five to 18
4. Tokyo Coding Club’s Hakuba Tech Camp
Tokyo Coding Club’s Hakuba Summer Camp provides students with the ultimate summer experience, offering a blend of adventure, education and fun. This highly anticipated camp, held in the breathtaking mountain resort town of Hakuba, allows students to advance their coding and robotics skills through a variety of exciting activities, such as rafting, hiking and gondola rides. Additionally, Hakuba is known for its stunning scenery and world-renowned ski slopes, providing the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable summer experience that is both challenging and rewarding. Along with the overnight camp options, Tokyo Coding Club is also offering day camps for students looking to have fun with technology in the city.
- Week 1: July 23–28, 2023
- Week 2: July 30–August 4, 2023
- Week 3: August 6–11, 2023
Price (for 6 days and 5 nights): ¥160,000 + ¥15,000 transportation fee (+ tax) (Inclusive of accommodation, diet/allergy-friendly meals and snacks, and daily tech lessons and outdoor activities.)
For: Students ages five to 18
5. Shinagawa International School’s Summer School Program
Shinagawa International School’s summer school offers children the opportunity to participate in games, drama activities, group projects and other activities including stem/coding, gym class, cooking, indoor games, field trips, water play (swimming), music and arts & crafts.
- Session 1: July 3–7
- Session 2: July 10–14
- Session 3: July 17–21
- Session 4: July 24–28
Prices: Outside Students: ¥75,000 per session, SIS students: ¥65,000 per session
where: Shinagawa International School, 4-8-8 Higashishinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
For: Ages 4-11
Registration: https://sistokyo.jp/summer-school/ Register by May 31, 2023.
6. Aoba-Japan International School’s Musical Theater Summer Camps 2023
This summer, Aoba-Japan International School offers students the life-changing opportunity to learn, practice and perform under the guidance of professional faculty in the field of musical theater. The camp provides two different programs based on the student grade levels; Rising Star Camp and Mainstage Camp. Rising Star Camp will focus on ensemble singing, dancing and learning the materials from famous Broadway Musicals such as Annie, Lion King, Frozen and more. Mainstage Camp will produce a fully-staged musical from the audition, rehearsal to performance including sets and costumes. The students in this camp will immerse themselves in the world of Musical Theatre: acting, singing, and dancing every day, developing their skills working with accomplished professionals in staging, choreography, and music direction.
- Rising Star Camp: July 24–28, 2023
- Mainstage Camp: July 31–August 11, 2023
Prices: ¥75,000 (Rising Star Camp) for five days of activities, ¥150,000 for two weeks of activities (Mainstage Camp)
where: Hikarigaoka Campus, 7-5-1 Hikarigaoka, Nerima-ku, Tokyo
For: Kinder, primary school and junior high school students
Registration: https://www.japaninternationalschool.com/2023/04/new-summer-school-program-in-2023-musical-theatre-summer-camps/ Register by two weeks before your choice of period start date.
This article was sponsored by Laurus International School of Sciencesee their website for more information on their school services.