ExploreAsia: Culture Camp for KidsVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Our highly popular Manga camp is back — all online! Join us virtually in Manga Digital to learn how to create your own comics inspired by the Japanese manga style. Beginner to Advanced students will learn new skills to bring comics to life on the web. Camp includes access to a digital comic software, Comic Life, and a manga drawing kit that will be mailed or available for curbside pickup. All students will show off their work at the virtual camp Comic Con on the last day of camp!
Manga Digital is recommended for students ages 9–14. Students will form small groups based on age. We recommend that students use a tablet and stylus for camp, and recommend this tablet. Students without tablets can use paper and camera phones.
$250 Members, $300 Nonmembers
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Zoom Class Time)
Team Building and Icebreakers
Manga Lesson (Storytelling, drawing techniques, publishing, etc.)
Japanese Culture Games
Digital Tools Overview
12–2 p.m. (Small Group and Independent Drawing Time)
Small Group Brainstorm
Independent Drawing/Outlining Time
Upload Comics for Immediate Instructor Feedback
Open-Office Zoom Hours 1–2 p.m
2–3 p.m. (Zoom Class Time)
Sharing and Self-Reflection
Feedback in Groups and From Instructor
"[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
Filmmaking with Writers in the Schools (WITS) Digital [ONLINE ONLY]
Monday – Friday, June 8–12
Create your own stories and poems, then bring them to life onscreen and showcase your film!
Recommended for students ages 9–12.
For Teens: Writing for Social Justice with Writers in the Schools (WITS) [ONLINE ONLY]
Monday – Friday, July 13–17
Teen voices are powerful forces for social change. In this new camp, explore a range of essays, poetry, prose, and creative nonfiction from Asian American and other community voices, and learn to use your writing to interrogate and examine issues that are important to you.
Recommended for students ages 13–16.
Adventures Along the Silk Road [ONLINE ONLY]
Monday – Friday, July 20–24
Experience the arts, drama, music, food, and dancing of different cultures along the Silk Road and use modern techniques to create Silk Road-inspired art.
Recommended for students ages 6–9.
Dancing through China [ONLINE ONLY]
Monday – Friday, August 3–7
Join us for a week of fun exploring China! Enjoy learning different dance forms, plus arts and crafts and Chinese language lessons for exciting, fun-filled days in a virtual setting.
Recommended for students ages 6–9.
There is a $100 fee for all cancelations. In order for a registrant to receive a refund (minus cancelation fee) for a camp cancelation, registrants must contact Asia Society's Education and Outreach department in writing no later than 10 business days prior to the first day of camp. There are no refunds for camps canceled or dropped less than 10 business days before camp begins.
Major support for Education & Outreach programs at Asia Society Texas Center comes from Nancy C. Allen, Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen, and Mary Lawrence Porter, as well as The Brown Foundation, Inc., and The Houston Endowment. Additional funding is also provided by the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation, as well as through contributions from the Friends of Asia Society, a dedicated group of individuals committed to bringing exceptional programming and exhibitions to Asia Society Texas Center. Generous support for summer camps provided by the Asia Society Texas Center Education and Outreach Committee.
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