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2024 AO Summer Camp

Appi Alpine Quest

Appi Alpine Quest

Escape to a realm where adventure intertwines with learning, and every view is a postcard at Appi Japan Outdoor Summer Camp. Nestled in the tranquil embrace of Japan's captivating landscapes, we offer more than just a retreat; it's a five-and-a-half-day odyssey that beckons young explorers to delve into the great outdoors, embrace cultural wonders, and embark on a journey of self-discovery.

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AISL Harrow Appi

Fees include

For residential camps, the fee encompasses accommodation, meals, study materials, and Public Liability Insurance, ensuring a comprehensive package for the duration of the stay.

For day camps, the fee includes study materials, providing the necessary resources for each student's daily activities and learning experiences.

Please be aware that transportation to and from the camp, flight tickets, visa fees, and personal travel insurance are not included in the camp fees and should be arranged separately by the participants.

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Sample Timetable

Appi Alpine Quest
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6
0630-0700 Morning call
0700-0730 Fresh start (Morning yoga and energizing games)
0730-0800 Showers and individual preparation for the day
0800-0830 Breakfast
0830-0900 Dormitory tidying time and whole camp morning meeting
0900-0930 Arrivals Embracing Nature Session:
Introduction to Nature Play and guided nature walk, enviromental interpretation
Introduction to Mountain Biking, Safety Briefing, and Basic Techniques Workshop Community Service Project Adventure Challenge and Teamwork Activities Final Whole Camp Team Challenge
1000-1030 Dormitory and group allocation
1100-1130 Opening ceremony
Farewell ceremony
1200-1230 Lunch
1230-1300 Whole camp ice breaking Free time Departures
1300-1330 Outdoor Survival Skills
Shelter building, fire lighting and fire cooking
Guided Trail Rides and Skill Advancement Cultural Workshops and Traditional Crafts Session Adventure Challenge and Teamwork Activities
1430-1500 Break
1500-1530 Outdoor Safety Workshop
Outdoor Skill development: Navigation and map reading
1700-1730 Community Activities and Free Time
1800-1830 Dinner
1830-1900 Free time
1900-1930 DEAR time (Session 1) DEAR time (Session 2) DEAR time (Session 3) DEAR time (Session 4) Star Gazing and community games.
2000-2030 "Moon Light Theatre" Board Games and intro to Talent Show & Farewell Ceremony Relaxed movie night Camp Fire and Camp Fire games
2100-2130 Dormitory time
2130 Lights out

Epic Highlights & Experiences Await You

Picturesque Appi Kogen

In the heart of the vibrant Hachimantai mountains, Appi Kogen emerges as a summer paradise, bursting with vivid hues and the serene symphony of nature. Our camp is set within this idyllic landscape, providing an extraordinary stage for escape. The lush forests, rolling hills, and sparkling streams create a backdrop so mesmerizing it can only be described as nature's art. The gentle mountain breeze and the rustling leaves offer a tranquil haven for adventure, learning, and self-reflection.

Residential School Experience

AISL Harrow Appi offers an enriching residential Harrow international school experience. Students live and learn in the heart of Appi Kogen, enabling them to immerse themselves in a unique environment that blends education, nature and alpine sports.

Nature Exploration and Survival Skills

Embark on a guided nature trek where the whispers of the forest reveal the secrets of the ecosystem. Our conservation workshop, with sustainability at its core, sheds light on the intricate balance between humanity and the natural world. As the day progresses, survival skills become the focus, with practical lessons on thriving in the wilderness.

Mountain Biking Excursion

Take the reins of adventure with our mountain biking journey. A comprehensive safety briefing and skill-sharpening session prepare students to navigate Appi's rugged terrain. The day is powered by camaraderie, with team challenges that turn the trails into lessons on unity and collective success.

Cultural Immersion and Community Service

Dive into a day steeped in cultural richness and the spirit of giving. Hands-on community service projects allow students to make a lasting, positive impact on local communities. Traditional crafts and a cultural exchange at dusk bring a tapestry of stories and shared heritage to life.

Final Adventure and Reflection

Our camp culminates in a fusion of challenge and introspection. Students test their courage and new skills in an adventure that intertwines every aspect of their experience. A reflective gathering and celebratory feast provide a fitting conclusion, marking the end of an unforgettable journey.

Transformative Learning Outcomes

  • Enhanced Outdoor Skills: Develop outdoor know-how and self-reliance, gaining the confidence to navigate nature's embrace.
  • Cultural Competence: Broaden cultural perspectives by engaging with local communities, fostering appreciation and respect for diversity.
  • Environmental Stewardship: Inspire a deep commitment to our planet, promising to act with care and protect our shared environment.
  • Leadership and Teamwork: Sharpen leadership abilities and teamwork, learning the delicate art of leading and collaborating.
  • Community Service Ethic: Build a robust sense of social responsibility and experience the profound satisfaction of contributing to the community.

Every sunrise at our camp marks the beginning of a new chapter in skill development, friendship, and self-discovery. Heed the call of the wild, the richness of culture, and the voice of your inner adventurer. Join us and let the story of your extraordinary summer unfold.

Camp Details

Session 1 Dates: 1-6 July 2024

Session 2 Dates: 8-13 July 2024

Session 3 Dates: 15-20 July 2024

Location: AISL Harrow Appi

Age Group: 10-16 years old

Camp Type: 5.5-day residential camp

Language: English

Group Size: 50 students

Terms and Conditions

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