Is your child curious about Japan? Summer camp at Shofuso offers kids from preschool through high school the opportunity for fun and friendship while learning about Japan. Daily workshops spotlight traditional and modern arts and crafts, music, dance, cooking, media, and more. Choose from three sessions tailored to your child’s age and interests.

New! Half Day Camp: June 18 – June 29, 9 am – 12:30 pm
This new weekday camp program introduces young children ages 4-5 to the Japanese house and garden using activities designed especially for their age and developmental level. Children’s literature, hands-on activities, and plenty of outdoor play and exploration round out each morning session.

Summer Day Camp: July 9 – August 10, 9 am – 3 pm

Shofuso’s weekday camp program is “the chicest in town” for youth ages 6-11. Take a five-week journey through Japan, or enjoy camp as independent themed weeks. At the end of every week, campers show off their skills and knowledge in a cumulative event for family and friends.

New! Manga Immersion: July 9 – August 10, 9 am – 3 pm
This artist-led program is geared toward older students ages 12-15 who want to explore manga art. Each week campers will work toward creating their own characters and story lines, using their favorite manga as source material.

ACCESS Card Summer Camp Scholarship

Youth ages 6 to 15 can attend Shofuso summer day camp at a reduced rate.

This scholarship program is for families who currently are enrolled in the ACCESS Card program. Families can submit applications for up to two children for two weeks of their choice. The cost per child is reduced to $145 per week.

In addition, families will receive a household membership which will give them regular free admission to the house and garden and discounts on a variety of programs throughout the year.

Families who are chosen for the scholarship program will be contacted directly by April 15th. To apply for a scholarship, please click here.


Before and After Care
Early drop-off and late pick-up are now available for Summer Day Camp and Manga Immersion campers. Campers can craft, play games, watch anime, and work together to make a daily after-camp snack in a relaxed atmosphere. Campers must be preregistered for one session to be eligible for before and after care.

Morning session: 8 – 8:45 AM, $25 weekly

Afternoon session: 3:15 – 5:30 PM, $65 weekly (no Friday after-care)

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