Churakids Chess Tournament Vol.3

International exchange through chess! Chess tournament for both US and Japanese kids. Even if you can’t speak Japanese it’s OK! Any child from 5 to 12 years old can join. Also, we will have “Pawn Game” tournament for beginners. We will teach you how to play and rules for the Pawn Game. Why don’t you…

Churakids Cooking Club

Churakids Cooking Club is a cooking classroom experience for kindergarten and elementary school students. We will be preparing a variety of dishes from scratch using local ingredients. Our aim is to discover the fun and satisfaction that comes from appreciating all the effort that goes into the art of cooking. All of our activities are…

Japanese Class

This is a Japanese class aimed for children who are do not speak Japanese as their first language or for bilingual children. Through songs, videos, games and activities we will learn the words and expressions used in everyday life. We also aim to build communication skills as well as create a global perspective by regularly…

Robot Class

Make your first robot! Hands on building sparks the imagination! As children use their own ideas to create, they engage in a self-directed learning process. With our materials, students will have to use their own imagination and creativity, acquiring science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) experience in the process. The robot building process accomplishes goals…

Web Design/Programming Class

Churakids is offering a computer and web design class to elementary and junior high school students. The class will begin with basic operation of a personal computer and then progress through internet usage, typing skills, graphic design, and finally programming. The class will be taught in English. Our instructors are actual web designers and programmers….

Yoga Club

Yoga helps to make you strong and heal both your heart and body. This is neither a gymnastics classroom nor a study course. We will be teaching the importance of good posture as well the importance of breathing through yoga. Summary Age 3-12 years old Dates & Time Every Friday 16:20-17:00 (40min) Location 2-14-2 Kaiho,…

Chess Club

We are Churakids Chess Club. We host a chess club every Saturday, appropriate for ages 5 to 12. We would love for English speakers to join us! You do not need to know Japanese or have any experience in Chess. Come and engage in the social and competitive aspects of this always fascinating game. Date Every…

Piano Class

Our piano classes teach students the basics of the piano in a cross-cultural environment which brings together American and Japanese students. We cover a comprehensive range of musical ability encouraging expression and imagination. We also do ensemble performances and yearly recitals. All classes are taught in English. Sign-up Form Course outline From basic exercises of…

Soccer Class

Try Soccer Class for free! We offer a free trial available anytime during our season. Why don’t you join us? Churakids Soccer Class is a cross-cultural sports program where American and Japanese students learn side by side. The students learn to work together in a fun environment led by an experienced coach using English. Soccer…

Volunteer Opportunity: Chess Coaching

Knowing how to play is enough to help teach and coach the young kids we have at chess club. We currently welcome all volunteers at our Saturday Chess Club, as we usually have a sizeable group of kids every time. There’s no need to sign up, just show up! We hold Chess Club every Saturday and…

Churakids Choir

Churakids Choir aims to teach Japanese conversation skills while singing together with local Japanese kids of the same age and to help kids learn more about Japanese and the culture through songs. Song is the basis of music Singing is a form of music that you express with your body. Learning how rhythm and pitch…

Christmas Party 2017!

Meeting new Japanese friends! We are now down to just one month left in the year! Churakids will hold our annual Christmas party on December 22 (Friday). We are planning to have not only student performances and games but also other activities that can be enjoyed by everyone in the family so bring in everyone…

Summer Camp 2017!

It’s our 4th anniversary for Churakids Summer School! This year we will be camping for three days and two nights! (If your child doesn’t want to stay the night, you can pick them up in the evening and bring them back in the morning.) We will be hosting a wide variety of activities that can…

Aqua Learning 2017!

Aqua Learning will be held again this year! We will be snorkeling and doing marine sports at a small uninhabited island! Enjoy Okinawa’s sea while making new Japanese friends! This event is limited to 15 slots only! Apply as soon as possible to reserve your spot on this adventure! What’s Aqua Learning? We will depart from the…