2022 ExploreAsia: Culture Camp for TeensVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Mindful Design Animation
2022 Summer Youth Programs
Mindfulness meets technology! With a Puranik Foundation life coach, learn stop-motion animation techniques and create a short animated film for your professional portfolio while practicing mindfulness skills. 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 14–17. This camp takes place in-person.
Cost: $300 Members, $350 Nonmembers
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"[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
Rising Artists: The Arts and Crafts of Asia
Monday, June 13 – Friday, June 17, 2022
Dive into artistic traditions of Asia! Meet local Asian and Asian American artists and create your own pieces inspired by traditional and contemporary practices, from Cambodia to Japan.
Recommended for students ages 9–12.
Monday, June 27 – Friday, July 1, 2022
Become an eco-superhero! Learn about the rich ecologies of Asia and how we can take care of our Earth through hands-on fun with recycled crafts, local flora, and a community garden.
Recommended for students ages 6–9.
Monday, July 18 – Friday, July 22, 2022
Attention, artists and manga fanatics! Create your own comics inspired by the Japanese manga style, with opportunities for Beginner and Advanced students alike to learn how to bring comics to life on paper and on the web.
Recommended for students ages 9–14.
Puppetry of Asia
Monday, August 8 – Friday, August 12, 2022
Discover the magic of puppet theater! Learn about puppetry traditions from Indonesia, Taiwan, and Japan, then design and build your own puppets for an exciting performance on our stage.
Recommended for students ages 6–10.
Education and Outreach programs at Asia Society Texas 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, a dedicated group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing the best in exhibitions and public programming to Houston.
About Asia Society Texas
Asia Society Texas believes in the strength and beauty of diverse perspectives and people. As an educational institution, we advance cultural exchange by celebrating the vibrant diversity of Asia, inspiring empathy, and fostering a better understanding of our interconnected world. Spanning the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and policy, our programming is rooted in the educational and cultural development of our community — trusting in the power of art, dialogue, and ideas to combat bias and build a more inclusive society.
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