Peace Camp: Renovation and Appropriate Technology

At Peace Camp, we work together to learn peace in a concrete, hands-on way. We hold weekend Peace Camps a few times a year, each with a specific theme and teacher.

This weekend will revolve around renovating homes using natural, eco-friendly methods and materials materials, and will be led by Keizo Ishioka, a professional carpenter. This Peace Camp will be conducted entirely in Japanese. If you are interested in DIY projects, eco-friendly living, carpentry, or life in the Japanese countryside, please join us!

日本語のプログラム情報のために、このリンクを押してください。 

Tuition

24,500 yen (approximately $219.27)
This includes accommodation, meals, and volunteer insurance fees. Please note that we only accept cash. Please bring your payment on the first day of Peace Camp.

Accommodation

Peace Campers will live with Peace Culture Village staff on PCV campus.

Meeting Place

Please come directly to PCV on the first day of Peace Camp. Please contact in advance if you need a ride from JR Konu Station.

Things to Bring

□Work clothes (long sleeved shirt and pants) □Gloves □Boots □Rain gear □Towel □Hat 
* We require campers to where long sleeves when working to protect from mosquitos.
** We provide eco-friendly shampoo and conditioner for campers. If you decide to bring your own bath products, please consider their impact on the environment, since the water we use for showering is used in our fields and gardens.

How to Sign Up

Email or call Ryoichi Kondo with the following information:

  • Name
  • Sex
  • Birthday
  • Phone number
  • Mailing address
  • Whether or not you need to be picked up from JR Konu Station
  • How did you hear about Peace Camp? What are you hoping to get out of the weekend?

Program Itinerary 

Friday, June 23:

  • 8:30pm: Program begins - orientation, self introductions, snacks

Saturday, June 24: 

  • 7:30am-8:30am: Campus tour, community work (mainly work in the fields), making breakfast
  • 8:30am-9:00am: Breakfast
  • 9:30am-11:00am: Lecture 1 "Introduction to Peace Culture Village" by Steve Leeper
  • 11:00am-11:30am: Renovation Workshop #1
  • 11:30am-12:30pm: Community work and making lunch
  • 12:30pm-1:00pm: Lunch
  • 1:30pm-5:00pm: Renovation Workshop #2
  • 5:30pm-6:30pm: Making dinner
  • 6:30pm-7:00pm: Dinner

Sunday, June 25:

  • 7:30am-8:30am: Community work, making breakfast
  • 8:30am-9:00am: Breakfast
  • 9:30am-11:30am: Renovation Workshop #3
  • 11:30am-12:30pm: Community work, making lunch
  • 12:30pm-1:00pm: Lunch
  • 1:30pm-3:00pm: Debrief
  • 3:30pm: Closing ceremony
WHEN
June 23, 2017 at 8:30pm - June 25, 2017
WHERE
Peace Culture Village
26 Fukuda Konu Town
Miyoshi City
Hiroshima Prefecture 729-4111
Japan
Google map and directions
CONTACT
Ryoichi Kondo · · 050-5535-0895

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