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Schedule

3/21 – 3/23 Earth Camp Minamisanriku (3 days)

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3/21 – 3/23 Earth Camp Minamisanriku (3 days)

Earth Camp welcomes you to Minamisanriku, a town surrounded by mountains and ocean, in the midst of rebuilding the fishing village that it was before the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Experience the ocean together with local fishermen working towards the recovery of the fishery industry, while enjoying fresh seafood and campfire. How did marine life change after the tsunami? How are the people’s lives connected to the ocean?  The journey into nature will continue on into the third day, where we will indulge in other activities where you...

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3/15 – 3/16『Discover Izu-Oshima』Journey of Camellia (2.5 days)

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3/15 – 3/16『Discover Izu-Oshima』Journey of Camellia (2.5 days)

Discover the island of Izu Oshima  −  a volcanic island in Tokyo, full of beauty and wilderness where the only desert in Japan lies. Camellia  – or “tsubaki” –  the symbolic and traditional plant of this rich island, has long been deeply embedded in the people’s daily lives and culture.
 Through hands-on experiences and local interactions, we will discover its wonders  –  as a healthy food oil, skincare oil and beautiful garden species, and as a “way of life” in harmony with nature. Its wonders go beyond borders. Not...

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2/8 – 2/9 Earth Camp Minamisanriku (2 days)

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013 in Schedule List, Uncategorized | 115 comments

2/8 – 2/9 Earth Camp Minamisanriku (2 days)

Experience Minamisanriku’s winter time with fresh oysters and beautiful stars!   Earth Camp welcomes you to Minamisanriku, a town surrounded by mountains and ocean, in the midst of rebuilding the fishing village that it was before the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.Experience the ocean together with local fishermen working towards the recovery of the fishery industry, while enjoying fresh live oysters and the beautiful winter stars of Tohoku. How did marine life change after the tsunami? How are the people’s lives connected to the...

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

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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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10/26-10/27 Earth Camp Minamisanriku (2 days)

Posted by on Sep 28, 2013 in Schedule List, Uncategorized | 0 comments

10/26-10/27 Earth Camp Minamisanriku (2 days)

Minamisanriku Eco-tour Earth Camp welcomes you to a 2 day English eco-tour in Minamisanriku, a town surrounded by mountains and ocean, in the midst of rebuilding the fishing and farming village that it was. Although the town had been heavily struck  by the tsunami in 2011, it still has much to share. Beginning with learning about disaster prevention, we will discover the wilderness of Minamisanriku and experience the cycle of life in nature. Surrounded by Japanese “satoyama”, we will stay at a school renovated lodge, also the...

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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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9/7 – 9/8 Earth Camp Minamisanriku (2 days)

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9/7 – 9/8 Earth Camp Minamisanriku (2 days)

〜 Ocean (fishery), camping 〜 Earth Camp welcomes you to a 2 day English & nature camp in Minamisanriku, a town surrounded by mountains and ocean, striving to rebuild the fishing and farming village that it once was. Experience and learn fishing with local fishermen working towards the recovery of the fishery industry and camp out outdoors under the stars and wake up to the sound of waves –  here, you will connect with and experience the circle of nature. The camp will be held in English, but language is just a tool for connecting...

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8/31 (Sat)『Tohoku Fisherman’s BBQ』Day Earth Camp (Tokyo)

Posted by on Jul 13, 2013 in Schedule List, Uncategorized | 3 comments

8/31 (Sat)『Tohoku Fisherman’s BBQ』Day Earth Camp (Tokyo)

『Tohoku Fisherman’s BBQ』Day Earth Camp Camp out for a day out in the sun with an earthy community, and connect with Tohoku in the nature of Mitake (Tokyo), surrounded by river and mountains. BBQ will have the freshest seafood from Minamisanriku in Miyagi ~ fresh octopus on the grill, directly sent from the fishermen in Minamisanriku, striving to redevelop the fishery industry of the town ever since the earthquake in March 2011. (we will share your thoughts with the local fishermen after the event!) Come and join us on this special...

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8/17 – 8/18 Earth Camp Minamisanriku (2 days)

Posted by on Jun 30, 2013 in Schedule List | 8 comments

8/17 – 8/18 Earth Camp Minamisanriku (2 days)

~ Hiking, camping ~ Earth Camp welcomes you to a 2 day English & nature camp in Minamisanriku, a town surrounded by mountains and ocean, striving to rebuild the fishing and farming village that it once was. Beginning with learning about disaster prevention, we will camp out and explore a green life together and learn skills for the outdoor, go hiking in mountains and learn and experience the circle of nature. The camp will be held in English, but language is just a tool for connecting with the world. If we all cross borders and combine...

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8/13 – 8/15 Earth Camp Minamisanriku (3 Days)

Posted by on Jun 30, 2013 in Schedule List | 5 comments

8/13 – 8/15 Earth Camp Minamisanriku (3 Days)

~ Ocean (fishery), mountain, camping ~ Earth Camp welcomes you to a 3 day English & nature camp in Minamisanriku, a town surrounded by mountains and ocean, striving to rebuild the fishing and farming village that it once was. Experience and learn about fishery with local fishermen working towards the recovery of the fishery industry, explore the mountain side, camp out in a life outdoors under the stars and wake up to the sound of the waves –  here, you will connect with and experience the circle of nature. The camp will be held in...

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