JAPAN SUMMER CAMPS

JAPAN SUMMER CAMPS

Action, Friends & Fun at Kids Camps!

Find your inner self!

At Canyons summer camps participants learn both soft and hard outdoor skills whilst learning about yourself and your environment.   Our international team of professionals will guide participants on a transformation journey through some of Japans most pristine nature.

“Let Nature be your teacher.”

William Wordsworth

Explore the nature together with our professional crew!


Small group sizes and a range of challenging activities guided by professional and experienced crew will make our Summer Camp, perfect programs for all age campers.

Why Minakami?


Minakami is the biggest adventure destination in Japan, with a huge variety of adventures to choose from and Canyons is perfectly located in a scenic riverside area at the entrance to Joshinetsu National Park. 

The Canyons difference!
  1.  Our instructors hold international qualifications and average 5 season + sharing their passion for outdoors.

  2. Group sizes will have a ratio of no more than 10:1   

  3. We own our own accommodation and cafe so everything is set up to custom cater for groups;  dietary needs, quality equipment, evening activities.

  4. Easy access!  Only 72 mins on the bullet train from Tokyo to our nearest station.

Over 20 years providing programs to Asia's top international schools. We are the provider of choice in Japan!

2021 Explorers Camps (8-12 years)

Explorers Camp 1 - June 27th (Sun) - July 2nd (Fri)

Explorers Camp 2 - July 4th (Sun) - July 9th (Fri)

Explorers Camp 3 - July 11th (Sun) - 16th (Fri)

Explorers Camp 4 - July 25th (Sun) - 30th (Fri)

Small group sizes and a range of challenging activities guided by our professional and experienced crew will make the Explorers Camp, the perfect program for young campers.
The emphasis is on fun in nature whilst learning some basic outdoor skills, but campers will also come away with higher sense of self awareness and responsibility.

Requirements:

  • Ages 8 to 12 years old

Price: 150,000 yen

Participation: Up to 20 campers

Included: 

  • All activities + photos/videos

  • Accommodation (5 nights)

  • All meals (5 x breakfast, 6 x lunch, 5 x dinner)

  • Shinkansen fee Tokyo station ⇔ Canyons

2021 Aqua Camps (13-17 years)

Aqua Camp 1 - June 27th (Sun) - July 2nd (Fri)

Aqua Camp 2 - July 4th (Sun) - July 9th (Fri)

Aqua Camp 3 - July 11th (Sun) - 16th (Fri)

Aqua Camp 4 - July 25th (Sun) - 30th (Fri)

Designed for teenage campers, this program focuses on building whitewater skills. Our highly skilled instructors will take you from zero to hero, starting with whitewater theory and progressing to paddling up to grade 3.

The guiding principles include "life skills", as well as "connecting with other languages, cultures, people, nature and yourself".

Requirements:

  • Ages 13 to 17 years old

Price: 160,000 yen

Participation: Up to 10 campers

Included: 

  • All activities + photos/videos

  • Accommodation (5 nights)

  • All meals (5 x breakfast, 6 x lunch, 5 x dinner)

  • Shinkansen fee Tokyo station ⇔ Canyons