What is Camp Musubi?
Camp Musubi is a two-day camp that uses fun activities to teach 5th-8th graders about Japanese American heritage. The goal of the camp is to spark interest in the Japanese American culture and community through hands-on experiences and interactions with people in the community. Participants will learn from a variety of cultural and community leaders and do group activities with a college-aged leader.
Dates: July 23rd-24th, 2016
What kind of fun activities are part of the experience?
The activities will include a combination of cultural experiences, games, and field trips. Cultural workshops may include taiko, ikebana, martial arts, papermaking, cooking, calligraphy, etc. Guest speakers will include cultural artists, Japanese American Professional and athletes as well as people from community groups. Past participants have gone on a scavenger hunt throughout J-Town and visited various sites such as the Japanese American National Museum, Terminal Island and Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden at CSULB. A fun trip and a picnic are also planned. This year Camp Musubi has decided to do an extend day trip to Manzanar National Historical Park!
Who can participate in Camp Musubi?
Camp Musubi is open to any 5th-8th grade student, who wants to have fun learning about Nikkei heritage. There are no restrictions.
How much does it cost to participate in Camp Musubi?
2016 Prices TBD Soon!
Where is Camp Musubi?
Camp Musubi will meet at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Little Tokyo (300 S. Central Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012).
For More Information and an Online Application, please visit: www.facebook.com/campmusubi/