Kokoro no Gakko
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Kokoro no Gakko|
|Alternate Name(s):||Japanese American Cultural Education Program Summer School|
|Address:||P.O. Box 1415|
Freedom, CA 95019
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm|
|Description:||Kokoro no Gakko, School with a Heart, is a Watsonville, CA based nonprofit program. The program was founded in 1989 by Gerald Kondo and Mark Takeuchi. The school seeks to keep alive Japanese cultural traditions such as language, calligraphy, history, customs, festivals, Ikebana flower arranging, tea ceremony, bonsai, haiku, visual & performing arts, storytelling, music, taiko drumming, mochi pounding, sushi, ceramics, cooking, woodworking, paper making, origami, games, arts & crafts, and more!
ELIGIBILITY: Children who have completed kindergarten through 6th grade.
FEES: Registration fee is $175.00 per student
|Mission:||To keep traditional Japanese cultural traditions alive by educating our local youth|
|Programs:||Japanese language, calligraphy, history, customs, festivals, Ikebana flower arranging, tea ceremony, bonsai, haiku, visual & performing arts, storytelling, music, taiko drumming, ceramics, cooking, mochi pounding, sushi, woodworking, paper making, origami, games, arts & crafts.
2011 program is June 27-July 8, 2011
|Facilities:||Summer school session is held June 25-July 6, 2012 (closed 7/4)from 9am-12noon at the Watsonville Buddhist Temple, 423 Bridge St. in Watsonville.
|Volunteer Info:||Please contact Tracy Hashimoto at (831) 726-6422 or by email to email@example.com|
|Languages other than English:||Japanese|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Parking & Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within One Block|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
|Fees:||See Description Notes|
Santa Cruz County
Cultural Heritage Programs
Summer School Programs
|This record last modified June 6, 2012|