7-Day Tour to Tokyo
From Super Mario, anime, the MP3 player, and to the world’s most affordable family cars, Japan has always been a leader in creating products that put a bit of extra happiness into our lives. Not only are Japanese innovations unique, but so is its rich culture that is captivating for anyone who experiences it. Japan is a wonder in Asia that our children need to see and experience. For 7 days, Young Explorers will step out of the comforts of their homes and explore the best Tokyo has to offer. Through company visits and hands-on workshops, they will be inspired by meeting industry leaders at leading technology companies, explore innovations at museums, challenge themselves in public speaking, create lasting friendships, and much more.
Master Key Frameworks & Concepts:
Five-phase Design Thinking process created by the Hasso-Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford (d.school)
Fundamentals of Public Speaking - Informative, Persuasive, Impromptu
Develop Lifelong Skills:
Most importantly...get inspired and find your PURPOSE behind it all!
Day 1: Arrive in Tokyo
Day 2: Icebreakers / Introduction to Design Thinking / National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
Day 3: Visit LINE Corp / LINE Corp Case Study / VR Park
Day 4: LINE Corp Case Study Presentation / Fundamentals of Public Speaking / teamLab Borderless / Panasonic Center
Day 5: Fundamentals of Public Speaking Contd. / Visit Nintendo / Nintendo Case Study
Day 6: Nintendo Case Study Presentation / Final Tour Project Presentation / Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
Day 7: Return Home
*Please note the above company visits may be subject to change based on partner availability.
Every Evening: Reflections, Skill-Building Activities & Final Tour Project Preparation.
Students will receive an Explorcademy Certificate of Curriculum Completion.
Carousell is one of the leading online marketplaces for buying and selling new and secondhand goods in Southeast Asia. Young Explorers will take a tour of Carousell's fun work environment and hear the Head of Engineering share his story of how he got from not liking school to leading a team at Carousell!
Grab acquired all of Uber's Southeast Asia operations and is the dominant ride-hailing business in Southeast Asia. Young Explorers will get a rare opportunity to go behind the company's doors to tour Grab's headquarters in Singapore.
National University of Singapore is not only ranked 1st in Singapore and Asia Pacific, but it has also been consistently ranked among the best universities in the world. Young Explorers will have an opportunity to take a tour of the main campus and hear from a current student.
This Tour is Recommended For
9-15 years old who are comfortable in an all-English environment.
Round trip flights from Hong Kong or Taipei to Tokyo with our Tour Educators.
Transportation to and from the airport & all local transportation throughout the tour dates.
International health & travel medical insurance with maximum limit of US$100,000.
Accommodation at a leading university in Japan such as Keio University or Waseda University.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks covered throughout tour dates. Dinner covered for arrival day & breakfast covered for departure day.
Entrance fee for all museums, workshops, excursions.
1:5 Tour Educator to student ratio. Available 24/7.