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3 Year Anniversary! A Big Thank You

Posted by on Jan 17, 2016 in Blog | 4 comments

Common Earth・Earth Camp has celebrated its 3rd Birthday on January 17th, 2016! Thank you all for your continued love and support, and we truly wish you all the best in this new year and hope it will be full of happy adventures!   ■ Today is the 21st year since the Great Hanshin Earthquake. We express our deepest condolences for all the people who had been affected on this day.  

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2 Year Anniversary “A Very Special Thank you”

Posted by on Jan 17, 2015 in Blog | 108 comments

2 Year Anniversary “A Very Special Thank you”

  We are happy to announce that Common Earth・Earth Camp is celebrating its 2nd Birthday today, January 17th 2015! We would like to thank all of you for your continued support and send you best wishes for another bright, flourishing year full of smiles and laughter!   ■ Today is also the 20th year sine the Great Hanshin Earthquake. We express our deepest condolences for all the people who had been affected on this day 20 years...

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Earth Camp on Japan Travel! (January 2014)

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Earth Camp on Japan Travel! (January 2014)

Earth Camp Minamisanriku is on Japan Travel! Visit article ⇒ Minamisanriku Earth Camp Experience “Live like the locals and experience nature in English. The fishery experience is by far and away one of the best things to do in Tohoku. Slap on some massive rubber gloves and some rain gear before heading out in to Shizugawa Bay where you watch (and help if you want) professional fishermen harvest anything from scallops, fresh seaweed, oysters, clams, and even salmon. No tour will be like the last….”   (article written by...

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2/5 Earth Camp at Waseda University Social Entrepreneur Institute Open Seminar

Posted by on Dec 14, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

2/5  Earth Camp at Waseda University Social Entrepreneur Institute Open Seminar

  Founder, Sosha will be speaking about Earth Camp at Waseda University Social Entrepreneur Institute’s Social Venture open seminar!   【Waseda University Social Entrepreneur Institute (WSEI)】 1st Social Venture Open Seminar 『 Recovery Efforts through Tourism Innovation 〜 revitalizing the disaster affected regions through English and “Kizuna” (bonds) 』 When:February 5th (Wed), 2014    18:30~20 : 00 Where:Waseda University Waseda Campus Bldg.11, 5F, Room 504 Organizer:Waseda University Social...

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November 2013, TOMODACHI U.S.-Japan Youth Exchange Program

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in Blog, Schedule List, Uncategorized | 98 comments

November 2013, TOMODACHI U.S.-Japan Youth Exchange Program

Earth Camp hosted U.S. high school students visiting Japan through the TOMODACHI Initiative U.S.-Japan Youth Exchange Program in November. Our members also as local coordinators for the 3-week program, had the opportunity to welcome the young leaders to a two-day program in Minamisanriku. Their first time stepping foot into the tsunami-stricken region of Tohoku, they learned at first hand its issues and efforts toward recovery, beginning with learning from a local high schooler and founder of a “kataribe” organisation about her...

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Common Earth Co. (Earth Camp) × Explorer Co.

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in Blog, Schedule List | 1 comment

Common Earth Co. (Earth Camp) × Explorer Co.

Collaboration trips and events with Explorer Co. (Chikyuu Tankentai) will begin this autumn! Explorer Co. is a unique travel company offering trips that are “experience” based and out of the comfort zone to broaden one’s horizons – sharing very similar values with Earth Camp, we will offer together a new way of experience. Common Earth Co. (Earth Camp) × Explorer Co.  presents to you… “Earth English Trip” At Earth English, we will create opportunities through trips and interactive events where you...

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Living Sendai (March 2013, Japan)

Posted by on Mar 2, 2013 in Blog, In the News | 0 comments

Living Sendai (March 2013, Japan)

    Living Sendai, March 2nd, 2013    

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Yomiuri Shimbun (February 2013, Japan)

Posted by on Feb 16, 2013 in In the News | 2 comments

Yomiuri Shimbun (February 2013, Japan)

Yomiuri Shimbun, February 16th, 2013

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Earth Camp 1st Pre-Opening in Minamisanriku (October 2012)

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in Blog, Trip Reports | 1 comment

Earth Camp 1st Pre-Opening in Minamisanriku (October 2012)

The 1st Pre-Opening of Earth Camp was held in October, 2012.   After greeting our first ever Earth Campers who traveled from Sendai by car, we started off at the Community Learning Center of O.G.A. for Aid, an international organization that has been in Minamisanriku from the time of the earthquake in 2011. Today, they offer English lessons for local citizens, PC lessons, free internet and hot tea, and also hold community events on a regular basis. Right about when we started getting hungry, we headed up to Minshuku Yasuragi, where we...

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The A-Team

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in Blog | 1 comment

The A-Team

Hi, everyone. This is Sosha from Earth Camp. We’ve had 2 pre-opening events in October and November of 2012, and both were fulfilling and valuable experiences to remember. But today, I’d like to talk about something else.. The Earth Camp Team!   The TEAM Although our team is still growing, our members are incredible. Joel – head teacher and event director, who always gives his 120% at everything. Shibby – coordinator who facilitates the events to run smoothly. Tomo – the first reason why Earth Camp...

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