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Asia Society Texas Center

ExploreAsia: Culture Camp for Kids

Monday, Jun. 26, 2017 – Friday, Jun. 30, 2017

09:00 AM – 03:00 PM
US/Central

UnveilingEast

ExploreAsia: Culture Camp (Asia Society Texas Center)

ExploreAsia camps are designed to engage students with Asian art, culture, and history.

Unveiling the East
Discover the cultural treasures of Japan, Korea, and China. Students will learn about the sights and sounds of East Asia through art activities that reveal the close relationships and influences of these countries. This camp is recommended for students ages 6-12.

For more information, or to be added to the ExploreAsia email list, please contact Sarah Collins at 713.496.9914 or SCollins@AsiaSociety.org.

Download our flyer to learn more about all of our summer programs for students.

Pricing

Early Bird Pricing (through April 17): $225 Members, $275 Nonmembers
Regular Pricing: $275 Members, $325 Nonmembers
For each camp session, a $30 discount will be applied per additional child registered.

Learn more about membership at Asia Society.

About the Camp

About the Instructor

Vehistha Kaikobad has been an educator for 25 years, working in the field of early childhood education based on the Montessori Method. She graduated from the University of Karachi with a B.A. in Philosophy, Psychology, and Political Science, and obtained her Montessori Diploma in 1985 from St. Nicholas College, England. She has served as a School Curriculum Coordinator and a Master Teacher, training interns for the Houston Montessori Center. She was nominated and recognized by the Houston Children’s Museum for the Spirros Martell Teacher of the Year award in 2000. Vehishta currently has been a Senior Docent with the Museum of Fine Arts Houston for 10 years, where she was awarded the presitgious Mary Benedict Docent of Year award in 2008. She is also a Teaching Artist at the Glassell School of Arts, Houston Texas. Additionally, Vehishta has served as a Sunday School Teacher at the Zoroastrian Association of Houston since the 1980s and also volunteers as a docent at the Asia Society Texas Center. Vehistha aspires to serve the cause of education through global understanding and cultural appreciation.

Additional Camps

Be the Change: Exploring Culture through Children’s Connections
Monday, June 5 - Friday, June 9

The Dances of India
Monday, June 12 - Friday, June 16

Manga Style!
Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 14

Oceanic Adventure
Monday, July 24 - Friday, July 28

The Dances of China
Monday, August 14 - Friday, August 18

HOURS & ADMISSION

  • Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Closed Mondays and major holidays
  • Free Hours: Admission to the building and Grand Hall exhibition is free. Admission to the Sarofim Gallery is free for Asia Society members; $5 for nonmembers.

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Parking in Asia Society Texas Center's lot is $5 for 1-24 hours. Entrances on Caroline and Austin. Limited free and paid street parking also available.

Special Offers / Dining

Seating 40, the Jade Stone Café at Asia Society offers visitors an intimate place for sandwiches, salads, and sweets, plus free Wi-Fi service. For the menu and hours, please visit http://asiasociety.org/texas/visit/café.

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