Hokkaido, with its abundance of nature that can be enjoyed across all four seasons, is the perfect location for educational visits.
From school exchange to homestays, farm stays, dairy farming experiences, as well as winter activities such as skiing; Hokkaido is a region with offers an extensive range of educational opportunities throughout the year.

The Association for the Promotion of International Educational Visits to Hokkaido will wholeheartedly support educational visits, from the initial planning stages right up to the day of travel.

About The Association for the Promotion of International Educational Visits to Hokkaido

In order to present Hokkaido as a viable destination for international study trips, The Association for the Promotion of International Educational Visits to Hokkaido offers a fully-integrated support system, from making the necessary initial preparations, right up to the day of departure.
The Association for the Promotion of International Educational Visits to Hokkaido is also available for consultations, offering a variety of information about Hokkaido’s unique nature, experiences, sights and foods in order to assist in creating a model course.

About educational trips to Hokkaido

Hokkaido, well known for it’s stunning natural beauty also boasts a range of attractive sightseeing spots. We have compiled information which is important for choosing the location of your educational visit.

Student exchange and homestay

We will locate appropriate high schools to suit your individual preference; for example, it is possible to choose either full-day visit to one school, or two half-day visits to two separate schools. We will choose schools which fit with your travel schedule, thus reducing the travel time between locations and ensuring that the day runs as smoothly as possible.
We can help in the creation of an exchange plan appropriate to your needs, so please let us know your preferred school and cultural exchange program. (i.e. business studies, industrial studies etc.)

We can also arrange homestays and farm stays according to location and number of participants.
If you are interested in creating a program with us, please contact us to arrange a consultation at your earliest convenience.

Example School Visit

School Visit
School Visit
10:00Arrive at School
10:15Welcome Ceremony
10:30Presentation from Student Representatives
11:50Classroom Experience
Group A: Shodo Calligraphy Group B: Music Group C: Art
12:40Lunch (All Groups)
13:20Split into Groups for Cultural Exchange Session
-Self Introduction, Exchange of Gifts, Traditional Games and Crafts
14:30Experience of Life in Northern Japan
-Snowball Fights, Building Snowmen, etc.
15:30Parting Ceremony
16:00Tour of the School and Extracurricular Activities
16:40Departure

Example Homestay

Example Homestay
Example Homestay
Day 1 (Evening)Meeting the Host Families
(Introduction by the school principle and student representatives, and presentation about homestay, approx. 15 mins)
Return Home with Host Family
Day 2Day with Host Family
(Sightseeing with host family, and taking part in extracurricular activities, cooking etc. with host families children.)
Day 3 (Midday)Parting Ceremony (closing remarks by student representatives, commemorative photos, etc.)

Contact

The Association for the Promotion of International Educational Visits to Hokkaido (office) Coordinators: Kazunori Tanji (Chitose Tourist Association)

TEL:0123-24-8818 / FAX:0123-24-8819
E-mail:k-tanji@1000sai-chitose.co.jp

Can handle enquiries in English, as well as direct enquiries.