Registration Begins Feb 26th!
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Karuizawa

Nature Adventure 2024

An unforgettable summer experience for kids ages 4-7.

Embrace the great outdoors, overcome exciting challenges, and delight in exploring volcanic fields, waterfalls, bird watching, campfire cooking, and Japanese culture – a magical journey they'll cherish forever!

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Karuizawa

Nature Adventure 2023

An Unforgettable Summer Experience for Kids Ages 4-7.

Embrace the Great Outdoors, Overcome Exciting Challenges, and Delight in Exploring Volcanic Fields, Waterfalls, Bird Watching, Campfire Cooking, and Japanese Culture – A Magical Journey They'll Cherish Forever!

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A Summer Adventure

Summer 2024 Dates!

  • Week 1: July 1-July 5
  • Week 2: July 8- July 12
  • Week: 3: July 15-July 19
  • Week: 4: July 22-July 26
  • Week 5: July 29-August 2
  • Week 6: August 5-August 9

Registration opens February 26, 2024!

Embrace the Outdoors for an Adventure of a Lifetime

Looking for an extraordinary summer adventure for your kids? Look no further than TCG Nature Adventure in Karuizawa. Nestled in the beautiful natural surroundings of Karuizawa, this program offers children ages 4-7 an unforgettable summer experience that combines outdoor exploration, exciting challenges, and a deep appreciation for nature.

Hike Through Ancient Lava Flows, Discover Hidden Waterfalls, and So Much More

At TCG Nature Adventure, every day is a chance for your child to immerse themselves in the wonders of nature. Each day, from hiking through ancient lava flows to discovering hidden waterfalls, engaging in bird watching, and indulging in campfire cooking, brings a new opportunity for discovery and adventure. The program aims to create a magical journey that your child will cherish forever.

Develop Curiosity, Teamwork Skills, and a Sense of Wonder

TCG Nature Adventure welcomes children between 4 and 7 to join this excellent summer program. While the primary age range is 4-7, we will consider children outside of this range on a case-by-case basis. It's a fantastic opportunity for young learners to develop their curiosity, teamwork skills, and a sense of wonder in the great outdoors.

Leadership and Learning

At TCG Nature Adventure, children are not just participants but leaders in their learning journey. The program nurtures curiosity, encourages teamwork, and cultivates a deep appreciation for nature. The dedicated staff, passionate about early childhood education and learning in nature, create a safe and engaging environment where children can thrive and explore.

Join the Adventure

TCG Nature Adventure at Karuizawa is more than just a summer camp. It is a place of growth, discovery, and unforgettable memories, surrounded by the stunning natural landscape of Karuizawa. Don't miss the opportunity to be part of this incredible journey of exploration and learning.

Details

  • Ages

    4 to 7 Years Old

    *3-year-olds may be considered on a case-by-case basis

  • Camp Time

    9:00am - 3:00pm

  • Location

    Rising Field Karuizawa

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Daily Schedule

8:45 am -9:00 pm: Meet at Karuizawa Station in the morning.

Once everyone is ready we will drive to the Nature Adventure destination for the day.

When we arrive we will get ourselves ready for the day, dressing for the weather, bathroom, etc.

Every destination brings its own uniqueness, exploration, and adventure. Every child brings their own experience and imagination to explore.

We will find our lunch spot for the day and a healthy lunch will be served.

Enjoy more play and exploration before heading back to Karuizawa Station

3:00pm: End of the fantastic day!

Fall Adventure 2023

Join us for a playful and educational adventure in the vibrant fall colors!

4 - 7-year-olds can explore and learn about nature during our Fall Nature Adventure this October. We'll hike through forests, collect leaves, and learn forest skills. They will develop a love of nature and a sense of responsibility for protecting it.

This event is perfect for kids who love to be outdoors and learn about nature.

Sign up below to stay up-to-date on our plans and to get early bird pricing.

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About Tokyo Children's Garden

Tokyo Children’s Garden is an innovative, Reggio Emilia-inspired bilingual preschool nestled in the heart of Tokyo. We view children as capable learners and actively embrace their thoughts and ideas in our unique, nurturing environment.

At the start of the pandemic, we temporarily closed our Tokyo campus while seeking an alternative to online sessions. Believing young children need real-life experiences, we relocated to a scenic house in the woods of Kawaguchiko, surrounded by breathtaking views of Mt. Fuji, not knowing if any of our school families would follow us.

To our delight, most of our families joined us, resulting in a memorable summer of forest fun. Since then, we have regularly offered forest school experiences in Karuizawa and are thrilled to introduce our Nature Adventure camp to new families this summer.

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