The Harvard Model United Nations (HMUN) is a four day international simulation for high school students held annually in Boston. The event offers delegates to insight into the working of the United Nations by assuming the roles of world leaders.
HMUN creates an opportunity for young leaders to debate on pressing international issues and draft creative solutions.
For more information visit the official website at http://www.harvardmun.org/about_what.php
U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL, USA
The Space camp program is geared towards teaching students STEM principles, space and flight history, and how to work together in teams. Participants called "Trainees" will also experience complete simulated space missions, and learn what it really means to be an astronaut.
Program instruction is aligned with the national science and math standards. The experience is framed with amidst a backdrop of mankind’s greatest technological achievements in space hardware. Trainees will have the opportunity to explore the historic artifacts housed at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.
Each year, trainees of all ages travel from across the United States and 150 countries to participate in this program.
For more information visit the official website at: https://www.spacecamp.com/whyspacecamp
Miraikan (National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation) premiere’s the “Picture Happiness on Earth TSUNAGARI Project. This project will create opportunities for teenagers from six countries in the Asia-Pacific region to consider global issues from multiple scientific and ethical perspectives. With support from Bloomberg L.P., which is promoting STEM education, workshops will be held in each country over the course of a few years. For more information visit the official website here
LITALICO provides students with the opportunity to learn IT and AI technology. Students can learn how to become a social innovator/changemaker by utilizing technology. For more information visit the official website here
An opportunity to work together with students from Harvard University to think critically about topics and issues changing our world. For those of you interested in studying abroad and for anyone interested in expanding your horizons this is a wonderful opportunity for you to connect with the world without having to leave Tokyo. SLICE teams up globally minded Japanese youth with a diverse team of Harvard mentors to think critically about ourselves and the world we live in. Through a series of original workshops and activities, you’ll be challenged to think about global issues from new perspectives, reflect on the contribution you hope to make to society in the future and refine your ability to share your thoughts and ideas. The program runs in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere where the only mistake you can make is trying to be perfect. For more information visit the official website here
T he 2019 ACE (Academic and Cultural Experience) Program is an exciting and unique study abroad experience at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU), an international university in Beppu, Japan. The program is conducted entirely in English. High school students grade 10 and above at the time of this program are welcome to apply. We are holding the program twice this year, and you can choose Option① or Option② based on your availability. As a participant in this program, you will engage in workshops and group work focused on the themes of language and culture while being fully immersed in APU’s diverse environment. Through these activities, you will develop your multicultural understanding and intercultural communication skills. This program also includes a homestay and other activities with the local community, where you will experience authentic traditions and the hospitality of Oita Prefecture. For more information visit the official website here
Asian Language and culture amp for high school students provide four-day lectures at Takusgoku University. Students learn four languages and culture, which are Korean, Indonesia, China, and Arabic. This program is for students who are interested in learning languages. For more information visit the official website here
Human Rights Now is a series of English lessons learning human rights in English. Students can talk and discuss social issues and how to solve each problems. For more information visit the official website here
LINGUA FRANCA ENGLISH CAMP IN TOKYO provides the opportunity to speak in English and learn global issues. Last year, the theme of the event was making a new school and students get excited to share their ideas about education in English. For more information visit the official website here
A Doc Camp is the place for students to find what they want to be in the future and seek the opportunity to get a wider perspective about the world. Counselors for the program will help students to motivate and find their better future together. For more information visit the official website here
Here at the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education, in addition to classroom lessons, we are improving TOKYO GLOBAL GATEWAY as a place for practical, personal learning so that children and students have more opportunities to speak with foreigners and touch other cultures and to obtain an attitude for positive use of English. For more information visit the official website here
National Science Museum provides a 3-day camp for students to build on their innovation and collaboration skills. Students can work on a project with professionals, and the work will be displayed in the museum for a year. For more information visit the official website here
GTE- (Global Technology Entrepreneur is aiming to create a new impact on the global society, and the 5-day camp allows students to get the skills and knowledge about business. The uniqueness of the program is the lecturers from Silicon Valley which provides new perspectives and also helps participants build on their business planning skills. All lectures are given in English. For more information visit the official website here
TOMODACHI Honda Global Leadership Program was established in 2018, building on the TOMODACHI Honda Cultural Exchange Program conducted from 2014 to 2016, where participants were selected from among high school students from the Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake. For more information visit the official website here
Aidemi is the exchange program between Japan and Shanghai high school students learning about differences in business between both countries. Understanding these differences will help participants to deepen their cultural understanding and be able to contribute to strengthening the connection between both countries. For more information visit the official website here
The Conference will start with understanding Chinese and Japanese cultures, as well as some hard facts of the history between the two countries. They will then engage in workshops on different soft skills such as conflict management, critical thinking, and media literacy, with contents covering controversial topics like Yasukuni Shrine issue and Diaoyu / Senkaku Island dispute. The workshops culminate into a diplomatic simulation, where participants will act as governments and solve an imaginary Sino-Japanese crisis using the skills they have learned in the previous workshops. On the last two days of the Conference, participants will initiate peace activities off campus to share what they have discovered and promote the idea of peace between China and Japan. For more information visit the official website here
Gakko—meaning “school” in Japanese—was founded as an innovative, inclusive, international summer camp in 2011 by entrepreneur Kenta Koga (Yale ‘14). Gakko started in Japan, but now operates camps and afterschool programs around the world and will soon launch a suite of digital learning tools in several languages. With an emphasis on creativity and collaboration, Gakko places students and learning at the center of its rapidly expanding portfolio of programs. Every year, we gather a group of interdisciplinary industry experts, graduate students, and college students (“Sempai: 先輩”) from around the world to create a 14-day sleepaway summer camp for high school students (“Kohai: 後輩”). Through 15 camps over seven years, Gakko Camp has impacted over 500 individuals from more than 70 nations. For more information visit the official website here
LADY stands for Leadership and Action for Determined Youth, and it is aiming to empower the social status of women and girls. Through the one day seminar, students can learn the reality of gender inequality or stereotypes. Also, the unique points of the event are they can get some mentors from undergraduate students and get a chance to talk about female lifestyle. For more information visit the official website here
NES business seminar brings students an excellent opportunity to learn and make a new business model which has a social impact. Leaning how to focus on the status quo and find a way to improve it is the first step to become a next generation entrepreneur. Students also can get the opportunity to present their business plans and get some feedback from the professionals. For more information visit the official website here