This summer, children and high school students can create comics, build shadow puppets, design a video game, learn about contemporary China, India, and the Middle East, cook yummy recipes, and put on a play! Asia Society Texas Center will be offering nine sessions of our popular ExploreAsia and Young Leaders Institute (YLI) summer camps for grade school through high school-age students.
ExploreAsia summer camps are five-day, hands-on programs exploring Asian art and culture, for children ages 6 to 12. Through fun, interactive activities and kid-friendly topics, young learners will advance their understanding of the world.
2018 Camp dates:
Monday June 4–Friday, June 8: Video Game Maker with Writers in the Schools (WITS)
Monday, June 18–Friday, June 22: Manga POP!
Monday, June 25 –Friday, June 29: Storytelling Traditions
Monday, July 9–Friday, July 13: Superheroes of Asia
Monday, July 23–Friday, July 27: Shadow Puppetry
Monday, August 6–Friday, August 10: Amazing Asian Eats
Young Leaders Institute (YLI) is a week-long program intended to prepare Houston high school students for leadership in a globally interconnected city and world. Throughout the week, students will learn the value of collaboration as they work in teams, researching, debating, and presenting solutions for the challenges facing our world. They will be mentored throughout the week by Asia Society staff and local experts in their respective fields.