ExploreAsia: Culture Camp for Kids
Monday, Jun. 5, 2017 – Friday, Jun. 9, 2017
09:00 AM – 03:00 PM
ExploreAsia camps are designed to engage students with Asian art, culture, and history. The first session for summer 2017 is Be the Change.
Be the Change: Exploring Culture through Children’s Connections
A repeat of last year’s successful camp, Be the Change nurtures students’ critical thinking skills and global awareness to explore issues affecting children in Asia. Activities are designed to empower students to interact with these problems and design solutions. Campers will also be actively engaged in researching and reflecting on challenges within the Houston area. This camp is recommended for students ages 9-13.
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
Nida Alavi brings 11 years of experience serving in various capacities as a classroom teacher, educational consultant, and teacher and parent trainer as well as a variety of leadership roles in global initiatives like Design for Change and local movements in South Asia like Volunteer Karachi. As an educator for over a decade, she has remained deeply committed to providing young individuals access to a relevant, emergent education through the design and implementation of service-based learning experiences. She firmly believes that this forms the bedrock of their personalities as citizens of their communities while influencing a broad spectrum of outcomes in their individual lives as well. She has a Masters of Education in Special Education from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts in Education and Psychology from Ohio Wesleyan University.
The Dances of India
Monday, June 12 - Friday, June 16
Unveiling the East
Monday, June 26 - Friday, June 30
Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 14
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.
Events at Asia Society Texas Center
Aug. 10 – Aug. 13, 2017
Programs & Activities
The Mystical Arts of Tibet Featuring the Tibetan Monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery
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