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PreK-Grade 12 International Day and Boarding School in Kobe, Japan | Since 1913

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Trip to Okinawa

‘We haven’t really bonded like that before. It was very nice!’ - During the fall break, our boarding students went on a trip to Okinawa, an island in the southern part of Japan. Sixteen students joined the trip and they fully enjoyed the unusual experience, building a strong bond with each other. 

In Okinawa, the students participated in various activities such as snorkeling, kayaking, and cave tours. The most popular activity among the students was snorkeling. A student reflects on the experience, saying, ‘At first I was scared, especially on the second day when we went in the middle of the ocean. However, when I saw that everyone was doing it, I got more comfortable. Then I just got mesmerized by the beautiful fish and corals.’

The boarding program at Canadian Academy offers a wide variety of local experiences during holidays as well as on weekends. These local experiences help the boarding students to genuinely understand the local culture and to build life-long friendships.