2021 ExploreAsia: Culture Camp for KidsVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Animated Stories: A Stop-Motion Animation and Writing Virtual Camp
2021 Summer Youth Programs
Join us for a creative writing and filmmaking adventure! Inspired by stories from Asia, work with a professional Writers in the Schools (WITS) writer to create your own stories and poems, then bring them to life on-screen via stop-motion animation. Showcase your film at the film festival on the last day of camp. No prior experience with technology or filmmaking required.
Recommended for students ages 9–12. This camp is 100 percent virtual.
$300 Members, $350 Nonmembers
"[My daughter] liked every part of the week. She became bereft Thursday afternoon knowing that it would come to an end." — Parent, Summer Camper
"How rewarding [it is] to find a place that brings the best of so many camps [...] and is able to also showcase the richness of Asia and its contributions." — Parent, Summer Camper
"My kids were very happy all week; every day for them was so much fun. They made very good friends. They enjoyed and appreciated the service and attention they received from each one of the instructors." — Parent, Summer Camper
For Teens: Art and Social Justice
Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25, 2021
Teen voices are powerful forces for social change. Develop artistic tools to be in conversation with what you see in the world, learn about various cultures and social justice issues, and create art reflecting your beliefs.
Recommended for students ages 13–17. This camp is in-person.
Monday, June 28 – Friday, July 2, 2021
Create your own comics inspired by the Japanese manga style! Beginner to Advanced students will learn to bring comics to life on both paper and the web.
Recommended for students ages 9–14. This camp is in-person. Students will form small groups based on age.
Monday, July 12 – Friday, July 16, 2021
In this session in partnership with Writers in the Schools (WITS), explore Asian mythology, develop dramatic storytelling skills, and generate your own 5-minute play!
Recommended for students ages 9–12. This camp is in-person.
Animals and Fantastic Beasts of Asia
Monday, July 19 – Friday, July 23, 2021
Go on a safari across Asia! Learn about the unique animals and mythical creatures that come from Asia, and explore a different region each day to learn about habitats, legends, and more.
Recommended for students ages 6–9. This camp is in-person.
Due to the high demand for camp spaces and the limited number of spots available, all sales are considered final. Patrons who provide a written notice of cancelation to JKapral@asiasociety.org on or before May 1 will receive a 50 percent refund of their camp registration fees. No refunds will be issued after this date, including for participants who miss all or partial programs due to illness. Asia Society Texas Center reserves the right to cancel any program due to minimum enrollment, inclement weather, or unforeseen circumstances, in which case a full refund will be issued. Cancelations are official upon receipt of confirmation from Asia Society staff.
Education and Outreach programs at Asia Society Texas Center are presented by Wells Fargo. Generous funding also provided by Margie and Joe Blommaert, Cathay Bank Foundation, Chevron, the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation, and H-E-B. Additional support is provided by Friends of Asia Society Texas Center, a dedicated group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing the best in exhibitions and public programming to Houston.
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