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We have been underwriting Asia Society's Summer

Youth Programs scholarships for the past 2 years.


About Asia Society Texas Center

With 13 locations throughout the world, Asia Society is the leading educational organization promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among the peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and West. Asia Society Texas Center executes the global mission with a local focus, enriching and engaging the vast diversity of Houston through innovative, relevant programs in arts and culture, business and policy, education, and community outreach.


Summer 2019 at Asia Society Texas Center will feature five weeks of ExploreAsia summer camps and three weeks of the Young Leaders Institute for high school students.

In Asia Society's seventh year of ExploreAsia Culture Camp for Kids, students embark on hands-on programs delving into Asian traditions, art, and culture. Five different sessions are offered Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Registration is open, with early bird pricing available through March 31. Additionally this summer, Asia Society is pleased to offer aftercare Monday–Friday, 3–5:30 p.m.

See photos from 2018's ExploreAsia summer camps.


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Craft a story and build your own butai (storybook frame) to dive into a colorful world of your own making via the Japanese storytelling tradition of Kamishibai!
Recommended for students ages 7–12.

Monday, June 10 – Friday, June 14

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In this design camp, bring your stories and poems to life, create video games, and dive into traditions from India, China, and Japan.
Recommended for students ages 9–12. Students must provide their own laptops (no tablets, please).

Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21

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Create your own comics inspired by the Japanese manga style, compete in sketching contests, and show off your work at camp Comic Con!
Recommended for students ages 9–12.

Monday, July 8 – Friday, July 12

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Travel across Asia as a globe-trotting foodie! Taste and cook foods from India, Thailand, China, Korea, and Japan, and create a food stand for an Asian night market!
Recommended for students ages 6–9. Not recommended for children with food allergies or food sensitivities.

Monday, July 29 – Friday, August 2

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Learn hot new choreography, dance the day away to the latest hits, and experience the life of a K-pop star!
Recommended for students ages 9–14.

Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9

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