One Junior World
2024 Spring Camp

~5 Days Of Entrepreneurship~

April 1 ~ 5, 2024

November 23, 2023 – Tokyo, Japan

Spring Camp 2024

One Young World Japan (OYWJ), in cooperation with Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU), is holding its annual One Junior World Spring Camp for high school students in Japan in April 2024.

At this Spring Camp, high school students from all over Japan will decide on a theme of social entrepreneurship, formulate solutions as a team and present their ideas. The winning team will receive support to realize their project. The camp also offers many opportunities to learn from internationally active social entrepreneurs and APU faculty members, as well as participate in workshops on presentations and project strategy.

Check out our 2023 Spring Camp report here!

Event Overview

  • Participants:
    High School Students (Age: 15~18)
  • Date:
    Monday, April 1 ~ Thursday, April 5, 2024
  • Accommodations:
    AP House @ Ritsumeikan APU
  • Min/Max Students: 16/32
  • Languages: English, Japanese
  • Recommended English Level:
    * EIKEN Level 2 or higher
  • Fee:
    JPY 100,000 (includes room & board)
  • # of scholarships: 4
  • Application Deadline:
    January 14th, 2024
    3 seats left!
    Application deadline extended to January 31st, 2024!

Program Overview

Participants choose a theme among themselves in advance from the five themes  -food crisis, education, climate change, mental health and peace – dealt with at One Young World’s Belfast Summit 2023, formulate their own solutions, and finally present their solutions in English. The winning team will be awarded 100,000 yen to get the project started. 

During the process, participants learn leadership, project design and presentation skills vital to social entrepreneurship. The event will be held at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, where students from around 100 countries gather, and an entrance ceremony will be held on April 1, with university students participating as mentors so that students can experience an environment with a rich international flavor and easily visualise their future university life.

Day 1

  • Meet at APU
  • Campus Tour
  • University Entrance Ceremony
  • Welcome BBQ

Day 2

  • Professor Keynote
  • Framework Workshop
  • Guest Talk on “Entrepreneurship”

Day 3

  • Guest Talk
  • Presentation Workshop
  • Group Work

Day 4

  • Group Work
  • Presentation Rehearsal

Day 5

  • Presentation Competition
  • Closing

Informational Session

To learn more, please join one of our information sessions.
Click here to sign up for either the December 26th or January 5th sessions.

Apply Today

To apply for Spring Camp, please click here.
Application deadline is January 14, 2024.

Special Thanks

2024 Spring Camp
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