yo! camp

Registration for the 2023 program will open January 2023.

july 3-10, 2022

Malibu Mountains, California

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activities

Prepare for a jam-packed week of fun! Our daily schedule spans morning to evening and is filled with enriching, team-based, cultural activities for teens.

daily activities

teambuilding

Building and strengthening relationships is our top priority. Our activities are meant to create a community that kids will want to return to year after year.

cultural food

There's no better cultural education than learning through food. Our cultural food activities will provide memorable experiences with the most famous foods in the Japanese American community.

nature

From light hikes to sustainability workshops, our activities in nature will instill an appreciation for and commitment to preserving Earth's natural resources.

arts and culture

Bringing in some of the best cultural educators in the Japanese American community, our hands-on arts and culture workshops will provide visual, musical, and tactical cultural education.

swimming

Utilizing the on-site pool facility, pool activities will provide additional team building opportunities for campers.

night activities

amphitheater

From story telling, s'mores and hot chocolate, to songs around the campfire, our amphitheater activities will build memorable experiences.

movie night

With some popcorn and little commentary, we'll introduce our camper to some of the most famous Japanese films for kids.

nighttime nature

From night hikes to stargazing - we'll listen to the sounds of nature, and see the brilliance of the night sky free of ambient light from the city.

song & dance

Show off your moves, sing a song. Our song & dance night is the quintessential memorable camp experience.

what does a typical day look like?

8:00 AM
Breakfast
9:00 AM
Morning Reflection
10:00 AM
Activity 1*
11:00 AM
Activity 2
12:00 PM
Lunch
1:00 PM
Activity 3
2:00 PM
Activity 4
3:00 PM
Activity 5
4:00 PM
Showers
5:00 PM
Rest Period
6:00 PM
Dinner
7:30 PM
Night Activity
9:00 PM
Curtain Call

daily activities

arts and crafts

We'll provide step-by-step, tactile learning activities for kids and parents to express creativity and build shared memories.

nature

From light hikes to sustainability workshops, our activities in nature will instill an appreciation and commitment to preserving Earth's natural resources.

cultural food

There's no better cultural education than learning through food. Our cultural food activities will provide memorable experiences with the most famous foods in the Japanese American community.

cultural education

Bringing in some of our best cultural educators in the Japanese American community, our arts and culture workshops will provide hands-on visual, musical, and tactical cultural education.

night activities

amphitheater

From story telling, s'mores and hot chocolate, to songs around the campfire, our amphitheater activities will build memorable experiences.

story-telling

Nothing ends the night like a good story. We'll share folk tales and memorable stories written by Japanese American community writers.

movie night

With some popcorn and little commentary, we'll introduce our campers to some of the most famous Japanese films for kids.

nighttime nature

From night hikes to stargazing - we'll listen to the sounds of nature and see the brilliance of the night sky free of ambient light from the city.

song & dance

Show off your moves, sing a song. Our song & dance night is the quintessential memorable camp experience.

what does a typical day look like?

8:00 AM
Breakfast
9:00 AM
Rest Period
10:00 AM
Activity 1
11:00 AM
Activity 2
12:00 PM
Lunch
1:00 PM
Rest Period
2:00 PM
Activity 3
3:00 PM
Activity 4
4:00 PM
Rest Period
6:00 PM
Dinner
7:30 PM
Night Activity

special perks for the family

activities are family flexible

Experience camp at a pace that works for you. Though everything listed above is included in your registration, families can pick and choose which activities and meals they'll do each day.

activity day-care

Need to step away? In addition to our instructors & facilitators, all activities will have staff to assist and supervise child campers. Drop off's for kids 4-10 are welcome during activities for parents that need to step away.