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 done in a friendly cross-cultural environment where Japanese and American students work together towards common goals.
July 16, 2017
For our next cooking club, we will be making “Somen” just in time for the hot Summer season☀ Somen is a very popular cold noodle dish in Japan that is loved by everyone of all ages! We will learn how to boil noodles and decorate it with cute and healthy toppings. Why don’t you join us!😆💕
Okinawa City Culture Plaza
Okinawa-ken, Okinawa-shi, Takahara, 7-35-1
|2,500 yen (including material costs)|
|20 Students per each class|
- Unfortunately due to size constraints, parents cannot attend this event. However we will be taking plenty of pictures and video and will make it all available to you!
- If your application is received after the class limit has been reached, it will be placed on the waiting list. After the sign-up deadline, we will inform you whether you can participate by email.
If you have previously applied to one of our events please click here to Sign up.
May 27/28, 2017 (closed)
Vol.7 “Bamboo Shoot Rice”
In this month’s cooking club, we will celebrate the spring season🌸 by making “Bamboo Shoot Rice”!🎵 Bamboo shoots are naturally bitter so we will demonstrate how to get rid of the bitterness as well as show how a natural bamboo shoot looks and feels.😆 Come join us in making this delicious seasonal dish!✨
March 19, 2017 (closed)
Hinamatsuri, or Girls’ Day🌸 is a special day in Japan. To celebrate continued health and happiness, we are making Chirashi-zushi, which means scattered sushi✨ Come join us and create your own with cute decorations! Boys are welcome too, of course!😉
January 29, 2017 (closed)
Mochi-tsuki is an important tradition in preparation for the New Year in Japan. For this event we will make this Japanese traditional treat the old fashioned way, using ‘Anko’ which are Red Sweet Beans, ‘Kinako’ Soybean Powder, and Soy Sauce. Why don’t you join us! 🙂
December 4, 2016 (closed)
Vol.4 “Jewel Cookies”
Christmas is almost here! This time we are going to challenge making Sparkling Jewel cookie ornaments! You can hang them on your Christmas tree and make it a wonderful Christmas! 🙂
September 18, 2016 (closed)
Vol.3 “Pumpkin Pudding”
Halloween is right around the corner! This time we are going to make pumpkin sweets! The recipe is really easy to follow and your children can make it for you at home!
June 26, 2016 (closed)
Vol.2 “Vegetable Dango Dumplings”
This time we will be making traditional 3 color Japanese rice dumplings. These sweet treats are a staple of summer in Japan and we will be making them from scratch. Our special twist on this recipe will use healthy vegetable-based ingredients!
April 4, 2016 (closed)
Vol.1 “Okinawa Soba”
Our first session this year will be the classic and much loved Okinawa Soba. We are all so used to eating soba in a shop, it will be quite a different experience to make it yourself! Please join us!
We’ve had quite a few Cooking Club Events over the years and they have always been a blast! Have a look at some of these photos and videos of our past events.
Kids Soccer Class!
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.