CHRISTIAN ACADEMY IN JAPAN
Christian
Academy
in Japan
Summer Programs / サマープログラム(夏)
We are excited to offer several Summer Program classes this summer! Courses will run from June 17th through July 5, 2024. Scroll down to see the classes offered and check back as some courses may continue to be updated.
今年の夏もいくつのサマープログラムをご提供できることをとても嬉しく思っています!サマープログラムは2024年6月17日から7月5日まで行います。スクロールダウンしてどのようなクラスがあるのかぜひご覧ください。

Payment / 支払い方法
  • Families with a CAJ or Parallel account will have the fees charged to their account after the class is over.
  • Families who are not enrolled at CAJ or Parallel need to make payment before the first day of class through one of the following means:
    • Cash, in person
    • Bank transfer: Resona Bank, Higashi Kurume Bank, 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Parallel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Parallel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 Anita Aung (Summer Program Coordinator) with any questions or to make changes to your registration.
  • 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、Anita Aung(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。
Registration - Register Here! / 参加申し込みはこちらから!
  • Class registration remains open until a week before the class begins.
  • Families registering more than one student must register each separately.
  • クラスが始まる一週間前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
Wednesday, June 12 – Saturday, June 15 (1 week)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
2024 Boys Advanced Volleyball, grades 9-12  open
Volleyball boys that have already played for one season and are anticipating on making the varsity squad in the fall. We will mainly be working on honing game skills, strategy, and conditioning. If you are unsure of your level, please contact Coach Easom.
Taught by Mr. Evan Easom.
4 sessions for ¥6000
Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21 (1 week)
8:00 am – 10:00 am
2024 HS Co-Ed Basketball, grades 9-12  open
Practice and improve basketball skills.
Taught by Mr. Caleb Cummings.
5 sessions for ¥7500
9:00 am – 11:00 am
2024 Reading and Writing A, grades 6th-8th  open
This course provides students with opportunities to learn/improve reading and writing skills. We are going to explore different topics such as geography, history and culture. 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 writing skills, such as organizing ideas, answering essay questions, summarizing/paraphrasing, grammar, revising/editing, and note taking skills.
Taught by Mrs. Sachie Hara.
5 sessions for ¥7500
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2024 Art A, grades 6-12  open
A great opportunity to continue growing in your drawing and painting skills with guided instruction on projects of your choice. Price includes all materials.
Taught by Mrs. Erin Hughes.
5 sessions for ¥15500
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
2024 American-style Baking A , grades 6-12  open
Students will make (and get to eat) 5 American-style baked goods and desserts including but not limited to: cookies, cakes and muffins. Cost includes ingredients.
Taught by Mrs. Jamie Matsuoka.
5 sessions for ¥12500
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
2024 Weight Training, grades 6-12  open
Learn and practice the basics of weight training.
Taught by Mr. James Hughes.
5 sessions for ¥7500
2024 Basic Guitar , grades 6-12  open
We will learn basic guitar skills for those who have an interest in learning to play basic guitar chords to play songs they love.
Taught by Ms. Bethany Hettinger .
5 sessions for ¥7500
2024 College App Writing Seminar , grades 10-12  open
Ask any senior: college applications are a lot of work! Writing college application style essays over the summer is a great way to help prepare for your senior year - and it's ok to start early! This summer school class will help you compose up to three college application essays using real prompts from the type of universities CAJ Students apply to. Class will focus on drafting, writing, editing and revising essays, with the goal of coming out of the class with an essay draft that is close to ready to send off at the start of your senior year. Open to any interested HS students, preference for rising Juniors and Seniors.
Taught by Mrs. Nelle Potter .
5 sessions for ¥7500
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
2024 MS Co-Ed Basketball, grades 6-8  open
For students interested in working practicing and improving their basketball skills.
Taught by Coach Caleb Cummings .
5 sessions for ¥7500
2024 Step Dance, grades 6-8  open
Come learn a way to rhythmically move your body (a series of stomps and claps) to make music. We will work on a dance routine through the week. No prior experience, just an enjoyment of dance and music.
Taught by Mrs. Schivon Carrell .
5 sessions for ¥7500
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2024 Art B, grades 6-12  open
A great opportunity to continue growing in your drawing and painting skills with guided instruction on projects of your choice. Price includes all materials.
Taught by Mrs. Erin Hughes.
5 sessions for ¥15500
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2024 Co-Ed MS/HS Tennis, grades 6-12  open
For those interested in working on their tennis skills!
Taught by Mr. Caleb Cummings .
5 sessions for ¥7500
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
2024 Girls Volleyball, grades 6-12  open
Volleyball for girls interested in improving their skills.
Taught by Mrs. Lisa Cummings.
5 sessions for ¥7500
2024 MS CoEd Soccer, grades 6-9  open
For entering and exiting MS students interested in working on their soccer skills.
Taught by Mr. Charles Smoker.
5 sessions for ¥7500
Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 28 (2 weeks)
8:00 am – 10:00 am
2024 Intermediate Drumline, grades 7-12  open
Open to percussionists (no strings please) who have participated in band at least one year or have some previous practice drumming.
Taught by Ms. Ingrid Cheung.
10 sessions for ¥15000
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2024 Elementary Summer Program, grades 1-5  open
The Great Outdoors! - Two weeks filled with fun learning and hands-on activities, revolving around the theme of "The Great Outdoors!" Each day will begin with class chapel time and end with fun games and activities. There may be related field trips by group level. The price is fixed whether you come for 1 week or 2 weeks and does include lunch provided by Cezar's Kitchen.
Taught by Various Instructors.
10 sessions for ¥63500
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
2024 Marching Band for Beginners , grades 7-12  open
Open to instrumentalists (no strings please) interested in practicing band and improving their skills.
Taught by Ms. Ingrid Cheung.
10 sessions for ¥12000
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
2024 Instrumental Ensemble for Beginners , grades 6-8  open
Open to MS instrumentalists to practice their skills, technique and stamina.
Taught by Ms. Ingrid Cheung.
10 sessions for ¥12000
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2024 Instrumental Ensemble Advanced, grades 9-12  open
Open to HS instrumentalists to practice their skills, technique and stamina.
Taught by Ms. Ingrid Cheung.
10 sessions for ¥15000
Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28 (1 week)
9:00 am – 11:00 am
2024 3D Printing , grades 7-12  open
This course will introduce the basics of engineering design and 3D printing using the 3d engineering software Tinkercad, which is web based software that can run on almost any computer, including Chromebooks. Students will be able to use the skills they learn for a variety of things, including robotics, design, and even school projects.
Taught by Mr. Terence VanDam.
5 sessions for ¥7500
2024 Reading and Writing B, grades 6-8  open
This course provides students with opportunities to learn/improve reading and writing skills. We are going to explore different topics such as geography, history and culture. 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 writing skills, such as organizing ideas, answering essay questions, summarizing/paraphrasing, grammar, revising/editing, and note taking skills.
Taught by Mrs. Sachie Hara.
5 sessions for ¥7500
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
2024 American-style Baking B, grades 6-12  open
Students will make (and get to eat) 5 American-style baked goods and desserts including but not limited to: cookies, cakes and muffins. Cost includes ingredients.
Taught by Mrs. Jamie Matsuoka.
5 sessions for ¥12500
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
2024 Intermediate Guitar , grades 6-12  open
This is for those who already have a foundation in basic chords and want to practice various strumming patterns.
Taught by Ms. Bethany Hettinger .
5 sessions for ¥7500
2024 HS Writers' Workshop, grades 9-11  open
Trying to improve your English grade? Want to try taking the Essay option on the SAT? Come to summer school! This is a writers workshop for those who struggle to write in English and want to improve their skills over the summer. Students will write persuasive, informative and analytical pieces. Open to any interested HS students, preference for rising Freshmen and Sophomores.
Taught by Mrs. Nelle Potter .
5 sessions for ¥7500
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2024 Chapel Band, grades 6-12  open
This will be for those who want to understand the heart of worship and want to practice singing, guitar, piano, or other instruments in a chapel/church band setting.
Taught by Ms. Bethany Hettinger .
5 sessions for ¥7500
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
2024 ES Soccer, grades K-5  open
For ES students interested in working on their soccer skills.
Taught by Mr. Charles Smoker.
5 sessions for ¥7500
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