ARI English Farm Camp


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English Farm Camp

Dates: May 1 – 3, 2019

Do you want to meet foreigners from various countries? Do you want to speak English in Japan? Do you want to experience rich nature and agricultural life?
ARI’s English Farm Camp is an enjoyable program for you to experience uniquely cross-cultural and agricultural environment, and rich nature of Nasushiobara in Tochigi Prefecture. Exceptionally multinational community “Asian Rural Institute” gives you an opportunity to meet with the dedicated rural leaders from various countries. You can learn about food and know how our life is supported by other lives. Even good for children who have never seen how vegetables grow. If you come here and stay with us at Asian Rural Institute, you will get surely wonderful new discoveries. Recommended activities for your Golden Week!


May 1 – Wednesday

1:30 pm – Arrive Nasu Seminar House
2:00 pm – Orientation and Campus Tour
6:30 pm – Supper at Koinonia
7:30 pm – Onsen (Natural hot spring) Trip
9:00 pm – Free Time


May 2 – Thursday

7:00 am – Morning Exercise, Cleaning, and Foodlife Work
8:15 am – Breakfast at Koinonia 
9:30 am – Morning Gathering
10:20 am – Farm Work 
12:30 pm – Lunch at Koinonia
2:00 pm – Foodlife lecture 
4:00 pm – Indian Curry Workshop 
6:30 pm – Supper at NSH (Curry)
9:00 pm – Free Time

May 3 – Friday

7:00 am – Morning Exercise, Cleaning, and Foodlife Work
8:15 am – Breakfast at Koinonia
9:30 am – Morning Gathering
10:20 am – Cleaning Nasu Seminar House
11:00 am – Reflection Session
12:30 pm – Lunch at Koinonia
2:00 pm – Departure



Nasu Seminar House (Show it on Google map)
*Room will be shared with other participants

Program fee*

We got full reservation. Thank you!

[Adult] 21,000 YEN
[Student] 19,000 YEN
[Kids(under 13)] 10,000 YEN 
*price includes 6 meals and a bed room/tatami room (room will be shared with other participants)

How to apply

Please download the application form bellow (Excel or PDF file) and fill out and send it to ARI via fax or email. *If you need special arrangement about your room, food, etc. for your health or religious reasons, please contact us beforehand.

English Farm Application Form (PDF)
English Farm Application Form (Excel)

After your reservation is completed, please complete your payment before the camp starts.
You can use bank transfer as below:


足利銀行 西那須野支店 普通 112403 
Ashikaga Bank Nishinasuno Branch Regular 112403        
学校法人 アジア学院 理事長 星野正興
Asian Rural Institute

【Cancellation fee】

Cancellation after the completion of your reservation is subject to cancellation fee. Depending the timing you cancel, some fee will be charged:

1 week ~ 2days before the event     20% of program fee  
1 day before the event         
50% of program fee  
The event day              
80% of program fee    
The event day (without notice)  
100% of program fee  
*No refund after attending the first day

Things to bring

Insurance, Personal Medicines, Working wears, Working gloves, Rubber boots (You can also rent), Cap/hat, water bottle, Raincoat, Slippers (2 pairs)

Because Nasu Seminar House is not a hotel, we don’t provide these items. Please bring as necessary:
Towels, tooth brush, tooth paste, hair dryer


If you have any inquiries, please contact below:

Asian Rural Institute (Yagisawa, Yamashita)
Fax: 0287-37-5833