Summer (夏) Programs / サマープログラム(夏)
CAJ Summer Programs is offered primarily for CAJ students. Some of our courses are open to non CAJ students. If you are a non CAJ student wanting to enroll, please contact the Summer Programs Coordinator, Tanya Hall.
CAJのサマープログラムは主にCAJの生徒のためのものですが、幾つかのコースはCAJ以外の生徒も参加可能です。CAJの生徒でない方で、参加ご希望の方は、サマープログラムコーディネーターのターニャ・ホール、thall@caj.or.jp. までご連絡ください。

We are offering over 45 summer programs this summer (scroll down to see the list of classes being offered)!
今年の夏のサマープログラムには45のクラスがあります。 (クラスのリストを見るには下方にスクロールしてください。)
Payment / 支払い方法
  • Families with a CAJ or SSS account will have the fees charged to their account after the class is over.
  • Families who are not enrolled at CAJ or SSS need to make payment on the first day of class through one of the following means:
    • Cash, in person: Our cashier is open daily 8:15 to 10:00 a.m. (Wednesday from 9:00), 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
    • Bank transfer: Resona Bank, Higashi Kurume, Futsu Yokin Savings Account #0845378
  • Be sure to include the student's name and the class(es) the student is attending.
  • CAJまたはSSSにアカウントがあるご家族の場合はクラス終了後に費用がチャージされます。
  • CAJまたはSSSにアカウントがないご家族の場合はクラスの初日に以下に記す方法のどちらかによるお支払いをお願いします。
    • 現金の場合:CAJのお支払いの窓口にて8時15分から10時(水曜日は9時から)、12時半から2時、3時半から4時半の間にお支払いください。
    • 銀行振込:りそな銀行、東久留米支店、普通預金口座 口座番号0845378までお振込みください。
  • お子様のお名前と参加されるクラスを振込用紙に必ずご記入ください。
Other Details / その他の注意点
  • Grade level is set for what grade the students are entering in the fall
  • Classes with enrollment below the minimum will be canceled.
  • Families will be notified of any changes as soon as possible.
  • Please contact Tanya Hall (Summer Program Coordinator) with any questions or to make changes to your registration. Phone: 042-471-7766
  • 学年は生徒が8月で入学する学年で設定されています
  • 参加人数が定員に満たないクラスはキャンセルになります。
  • 変更があった場合にはなるべく早くご連絡いたします。
  • クラス参加申し込みをした後で、変更が発生した場合は、ターニャ・ホール(サマープログラムコーディーネーター)までご連絡ください。電話:042-471-7766
Registration - Register Here! / 参加申し込みはこちらから!
  • Class registration remains open until midnight of the day before the class begins.
  • Families registering more than one student must register each separately.
  • クラスが始まる前日の午前0時まで参加申し込みができます。
  • ご家族内にサマープログラムに参加するお子様が一人以上いる場合は、一人ごとに参加申し込みをお願いします。
Programs
View a list of the programs
Monday, May 1 – Friday, August 4 (14 weeks)
12:00 am – 12:00 am
2017 Algebra 2 Online Course, grades CAJ/SSS students that have taken Algebra 1  not yet open
Algebra 2 is a 9-10 week intensive on line course. It is an extension of Algebra 1 and begins to refine your skills and competencies in all the math techniques that you have learned. Students are expected to work through the whole course almost unassisted, however there will be specified Question and Answer sessions throughout the course. To take this course, please contact Mr. Fujiwara at yfujiwara@caj.or.jp.
Taught by Mr. Yujiro Fujiwara.
sessions for ¥50000
Friday, June 9 – Wednesday, June 14 (2 weeks)
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2017 Advanced Volleyball, grades 10-12  open
Volleyball for girls and boys that have already played varsity level for a year or is anticipating on making the varsity squad in the fall. Graduates are also welcome to attend. We will mainly be playing games and working on game skills and strategy. One hour will be spent on strength and conditioning. If you are unsure of your level, please contact Mrs. Hall
Taught by Mrs. Tanya Hall.
5 sessions for ¥6000
Saturday, June 17 – Saturday, June 24 (2 weeks)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
2017 Improve Your Digital Life, 9-12, adult  open
2 sessions only. June 17: Learn how to manage passwords, learn how to back up all your files. June 24: Learn how to manage your photos, learn how to filter your home network for yourself and your kids. Note that recommendations will be made during this training to purchase additional software and services.
Taught by Mr. Nate Rudd.
2 sessions for ¥2400
Saturday, June 17 – Saturday, July 1 (3 weeks)
12:00 am – 12:00 am
2017 Photo Class #3, 9-12 and adults  open
This combines Option #1 and Option #2 Photo classes. Fee does not include the additional expenses mentioned in option 1 and 2.
Taught by Mr. Ushio Sawada.
3 sessions for ¥9000
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
2017 Photo Class #1, 9-12 and adults  open
6/17: 10:00-15:00 Learn how to use your camera! You will learn about pixels, sensors, exposure, shutter speed, lighting, Av mode, depth, etc! Then we will exploring Studio Photography and learn about professional lighting used in magazines and publications. 7/1: 10:00-12:00 Now that you have taken some pictures, how can you "clean up" your photos to make it look nice? You will learn how to use "Photos" on the Mac and go through cropping, adjusting exposure, white balance, saturation and vibrancy. Then you will learn how to maintain all these photos on your computer and how to share them!
Taught by Mr. Ushio Sawada.
2 sessions for ¥4500
Monday, June 19 – Friday, June 23 (1 week)
12:00 am – 12:00 am
2017 Writing Skills and Vocabulary Improvement *, grades 9th-12th  open
Courses marked * may be used towards EAL summer study requirements. A one week (15hours) online course designed to help high school age students improve their writing skills and vocabulary. Students will meet once to begin the course and get necessary explanations and materials. The class will meet again on the last day for presentations and closure. Work will be done independently and submitted through Google classroom. Teacher will monitor student progress and give daily feedback on work submitted. Course components will include the following: Visual Vocabulary; Journaling on a variety of topics; Keynote presentation on chosen topic.
Taught by Mrs. Carol Paris.
5 sessions for ¥9000
2017 Reading and Response Skills *, grades 9th-12th  open
Courses marked * may be used towards EAL summer study requirements. A one week (15hours) online course designed to help high school age students improve their reading and writing skills and vocabulary. Students will meet once to begin the course and get necessary explanations and materials. The class will meet again on the last day for presentations and closure. Work will be done independently and submitted through Google classroom. Teacher will monitor student progress and give daily feedback on work submitted. Course components will include the following: Reading of short literature pieces with related vocabulary and writing; Keynote presentation on chosen topic; Summer Reading Log.
Taught by Mrs. Carol Paris.
5 sessions for ¥9000
9:00 am – 11:00 am
2017 Robotics Advanced (B), grades 8th-12th  open
Students will work in groups of two to build an original VEX IQ robot to solve a problem. Students will design the robot, use a remote to control it, and create computer programs for it. The maximum class size is 12 students. This is a two week program, students should sign up for Advanced Robotics (C) as well to get the full course.
Taught by Mr. Yujiro Fujiwara.
5 sessions for ¥6000
2017 SAT prep: Math*, grades 10th-12th  open
Courses marked * may be used towards EAL summer study requirements (this is a 10 hour course). This course will cover the basics of taking the SAT test through using a study guide. Students will learn the different parts of the test, how to take it and take practice tests to review what content they should know for the SAT. The first week will cover the Math section and the second week will cover the English sections. Recommended for 9th and 10th graders. 11th and 12th graders are welcome to take the test. Cost of the study guide will be added to the tuition. If you sign up for both sessions you will only be charged for one study guide.
Taught by Mr. Dan Rudd.
5 sessions for ¥6000
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2017 HS Tennis (C), grades 9-12  open
For boys and girls playing high school tennis at an advanced level. Please contact Mr. Sawada at usawada@caj.or.jp with questions regarding a student's level.
Taught by Mr. Ushio Sawada.
5 sessions for ¥9000
2017 Basketball (B), grades 6-8, boys  open
A great opportunity to improve your basketball fundamentals and skills!
Taught by Mr. Steve Hall.
5 sessions for ¥9000
2017 Art (A), grades 6-12  fullIf you select this class, you will be added to a waiting list. If a space becomes available, you will be notified and enrolled.
A great opportunity to continue growing in your drawing, painting and ceramic skills with guided instruction on projects of your choice. Price includes all materials.
Taught by Mrs. Erin Hughes.
5 sessions for ¥9000
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
2017 Wrestling, grades 6-12  open
For beginner and advanced wrestlers!
Taught by Mr. Morris Yaegashi.
5 sessions for ¥6000
2017 Algebra, grades 7-10  open
This course will focus on areas that tend to cause Algebra 1 students the most difficulty. It is designed as a refresher of those topics for students who have already taken an Algebra 1 course or an introduction to those about to start. There will be hands-on activities that bring the concepts to life. After strengthening equation-solving skills, the main focus will be graphing linear functions and the word problems and practical applications associated with them. Secondary topics will be quadratic conditions through graphing, solving, and factoring. Extensions for those ready may include systems of equations, exponents, radicals, absolute values, inequalities, and rational equations.
Taught by Mr. David Marshall.
5 sessions for ¥6000
2017 Problem Solving Math*, grades 6th-7th  open
Courses marked * may be used towards EAL summer study requirements (this is a 10hour course). Do you hate word problems? This is a course to teach tools and strategies for making sense of problems and persevering to solve them. There will be a focus on using visual models and good mathematical communication.
Taught by Mrs. Renee VanDruff.
5 sessions for ¥6000
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2017 Bullet Journaling/Time Management A*, grades 6th-12th  open
Courses marked * may be used towards EAL summer study requirements (this is a 5 hour course). Keeping up with classes, sports, family, and friends can be overwhelming at times. Come try out ways to keep a journal that serves as both a place to record thoughts and dreams, as well as a place to plan and stay organized/ track progress.
Taught by Mrs. Ranaye Prevatt .
5 sessions for ¥3000
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2017 Robotics Beginners (A), grades 5th-8th  open
Students will work in groups of two to build a VEX IQ robot. They will design the robot, use a remote to control it, and create computer programs for it. The maximum class size is 12 students. This course is for students who have never taken Robotics class before.
Taught by Mr. Yujiro Fujiwara.
5 sessions for ¥6000
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2017 Basketball (A), grades 6-12, girls  open
For girls interested in improving their basketball skills!
Taught by Mr. Steve Hall.
5 sessions for ¥9000
2017 Tennis (A), grades 9-12  open
For beginning level High Schoolers
Taught by Mr. Ushio Sawada.
5 sessions for ¥9000
2017 Art (B), grades 6-12  fullIf you select this class, you will be added to a waiting list. If a space becomes available, you will be notified and enrolled.
A great opportunity to continue growing in your drawing, painting and ceramic skills with guided instruction on projects of your choice. Price includes all materials.
Taught by Mrs. Erin Hughes.
5 sessions for ¥9000
2017 Reading/Writing * A, grades 6th-8th  open
Courses marked * may be used towards EAL summer study requirements.(this is a 15 hour course) A reading&writing course provides student with opportunities to learn/improve reading and writing skills. For reading, we will be learning reading strategies to improve reading skills.  Students will also learn how to answer reading questions and get to work on Summer Reading assignment.  For writing, we will focus on essay writing (applying the 6 Traits of Writing), how to answer essay questions on a test, grammar, revising/editing, and note taking skills.
Taught by Mrs. Sachie Hara.
5 sessions for ¥9000
Monday, June 19 – Friday, June 30 (2 weeks)
12:00 am – 12:00 am
2017 Introduction to Bible, grades 6-12  closed
For those new to CAJ with little or no Bible background. This will be offered online.
Taught by Mrs. Sachie Hara.
10 sessions for ¥18000
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2017 Elementary Summer School*, grades 1st-5th  open
Courses marked * may be used towards EAL summer study requirements (this is a 30 hour course). Splashing into Summer 2017! Two weeks filled with fun learning and hands on activities revolving around the theme of "Water." This course can count towards EAL summer learning hours.
Taught by Various Instructors.
10 sessions for ¥40000
Saturday, June 24 – Saturday, July 1 (2 weeks)
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2017 Photo Class #2, 9-12 and adults  open
6/24: 09:00-15:00 In this session you will learn about lighting and how to use your flash, fill-in lighting, Tv mode shooting, shooting people in motion and shooting scenery. We will take a field trip to do this. Location to be announced. Extra fee needed: train fare and lunch. IF you do not have your own camera, Mr. Sawada has a few to loan out. Please contact him directly at usawada@caj.or.jp for that. 7/1: 10:00-12:00 Now that you have taken some pictures, how can you "clean up" your photos to make it look nice? You will learn how to use "Photos" on the Mac and go through cropping, adjusting exposure, white balance, saturation and vibrancy. Then you will learn how to maintain all these photos on your computer and how to share them!
Taught by Mr. Ushio Sawada.
2 sessions for ¥5000
Monday, June 26 – Friday, June 30 (1 week)
9:00 am – 11:00 am
2017 SAT prep: Reading/Writing*, grades 9th-12th  open
Courses marked * may be used towards EAL summer study requirements (this is a 10 hour course). This course will cover the basics of taking the SAT test through using a study guide. Students will learn the different parts of the test, how to take it and take practice tests to review what content they should know for the SAT. The first week will cover the Math section and the second week will cover the English sections. Recommended for 9th and 10th graders. 11th and 12th graders are welcome to take the test. Cost of the study guide will be added to the tuition. If you sign up for both sessions you will only be charged for one study guide.
Taught by Mr. Dan Rudd.
5 sessions for ¥6000
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2017 HS Tennis (D), grades 9-12  open
For boys and girls playing high school tennis at an advanced level. Please contact Mr. Sawada at usawada@caj.or.jp with questions regarding a student's level.
Taught by Mr. Ushio Sawada.
5 sessions for ¥9000
2017 Introduction to 3D Graphics and Animation, grades 6th-12th  open
Description - Learn to create and animate 3D graphics using Blender 3D. Students will learn the basics of the software, introductory modeling techniques, texturing, lighting and animation. Blender 3D is advanced, open source 3D software. As an added benefit, the full version of the software is completely free and runs on most computers so students can continue to learn and create even after the course is complete.
Taught by Mr. Terence VanDam.
5 sessions for ¥9000
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
2017 Computer Programming, grades 6-12  open
Learn the basics of computer programming in a fun an interactive way.
Taught by Mr. Nate Rudd.
5 sessions for ¥9000
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
2017 Create a Book A*, grades 3rd-5th  open
Courses marked * may be used towards EAL summer study requirements (this is a 7.5 hour course). Are you interested in writing your own story? Come explore ways to write your own story, develop interesting characters, use dialogue and have fun while writing!
Taught by Mrs. Ranaye Prevatt.
5 sessions for ¥4500
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2017 HS B Basketball (C), grades 9-12, boys  open
A great opportunity to improve your basketball fundamentals and skills!
Taught by Mr. Steve Hall.
5 sessions for ¥9000
2017 Reading/Writing*B, grades 6th-8th  open
Courses marked * may be used towards EAL summer study requirements (this is a 15 hour course). A reading&writing course provides student with opportunities to learn/improve reading and writing skills. For reading, we will be learning reading strategies to improve reading skills.  Students will also learn how to answer reading questions and get to work on Summer Reading assignment.  For writing, we will focus on essay writing (applying the 6 Traits of Writing), how to answer essay questions on a test, grammar, revising/editing, and note taking skills.
Taught by Mrs. Sachie Hara.
5 sessions for ¥9000
Monday, July 3 – Friday, July 7 (1 week)
9:00 am – 11:00 am
2017 Japanese, grades 2-6  open
For elementary students of all levels who want to maintain and improve their Japanese this summer! Students will work on Kanji, writing, speaking and learning about Japanese culture.
Taught by Mrs. Ikuyo Hayashi/Ms. Aiko Sakamoto.
5 sessions for ¥6000
2017 MS Tennis (B), grades 6-8  open
This is for all MS kids wanting to learn or improve their tennis skills. All levels welcome!
Taught by Mr. Ushio Sawada.
5 sessions for ¥6000
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2017 Soccer (B), grades 6-12  open
For Middle and High School boys and girls interested in working on their soccer skills!
Taught by Mr. Steve Hall.
5 sessions for ¥9000
2017 Reading/Writing*C, grades 6-8  open
Courses marked * may be used towards EAL summer study requirements (this is a 15 hour course). A reading&writing course provides student with opportunities to learn/improve reading and writing skills. For reading, we will be learning reading strategies to improve reading skills.  Students will also learn how to answer reading questions and get to work on Summer Reading assignment.  For writing, we will focus on essay writing (applying the 6 Traits of Writing), how to answer essay questions on a test, grammar, revising/editing, and note taking skills.
Taught by Mrs. Sachie Hara.
5 sessions for ¥9000
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
2017 Bullet Journaling/Time Management B*, grades 6th-12th  open
Courses marked * may be used towards EAL summer study requirements (this is a 5 hour course). Keeping up with classes, sports, family, and friends can be overwhelming at times. Come try out ways to keep a journal that serves as both a place to record thoughts and dreams, as well as a place to plan and stay organized/ track progress.
Taught by Mrs. Ranaye Prevatt .
5 sessions for ¥3000
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
2017 ES Tennis (E), grades 3-5  open
For those in Elementary School interested in working on their tennis skills!
Taught by Mr. Ushio Sawada.
5 sessions for ¥4500
2017 Create a Book B*, grades 3rd-5th  open
Courses marked * may be used towards EAL summer study requirements (this is a 7.5 hour course). Are you interested in writing your own story? Come explore ways to write your own story, develop interesting characters, use dialogue and have fun while writing!
Taught by Mrs. Ranaye Prevatt.
5 sessions for ¥4500
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2017 Volleyball, grades 6-12  open
Volleyball for girls and boys interested in improving their skills.
Taught by Mrs. Tanya Hall.
5 sessions for ¥9000

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