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Kids Taiko Summer Camps

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- Now Registration OPEN for 2024!!-


1st -5th graders (This fall)


Session 1 ; June 24th - 28th, 2024           4 spots left  

Session 2 ; July 8th - 12th, 2024               Canceled

Session 3 ; August 19th - 23rd, 2024       Full & Waiting List


 9:30 am - 12:30 pm


Japanese Cultural Community Center of Washington (JCCCW )

1414 S. Weller St   Seattle, WA     (Map)


12   (Min 8)


$345.00   USD   

* The fee is Included for the materials for hand made practice Taiko Drum, a pair of Taiko Sticks and school T-shirt.  

- Sibling who living same address will get 10% off for second kid

- The Camper who finished all 5 days of the program will get a Certificate 

What is Kids Taiko Summer Camp by SOT?

●This is one of the summer gifts for your child to grow up the global thinking and self-confidence

Campers will learn the Japanese performing arts mainly Taiko Drumming through this 5 days session by FUN WAY!   

This program will be included "Performance" as the showcase of their effort on last day with using "Own created Taiko Drum" !!

Taiko Drumming is a combination of Music, Art, Exercise and Entertainment. 

Nurture the young mind and body through this cool Japanese cultural activity. Besides the fun physical and musical experience, campers will be expected to learn the creativity, expression, cooperation and growing their global thinking and self-confidence which necessary for living as a person in the community.

●Bilingual Music program by professional Japanese Taiko Educator

The main Instructor of this program is professional Japanese Taiko Drummer, Ringtaro Tateishi.

He is an experienced teacher with 35 years of professional experience.
As a member of ONDEKOZA, he has performed over 1000 times in 26 countries, including 4 concerts at Carnegie Hall in New York, and has been an international performer at Walt Disney World/EPCOT for 7 years. .

As an educator, he has delivered educational programs through The School of TAIKO for 14 years, as well as workshops for percussion students and taiko groups.

Currently, he provides "After School Programs" for Bertschi School, Bryant Elementary School and John Stanford International School.  Also, he has/had provided the After School Programs for Bryant Elementary School,  John Stanford International School,  McDonald International School, Bertschi School, Open Window School and Bellevue Children's Academy.

Ringtaro Tateishi

What will campers learn through this program?

Through the program, the camper will ;

• Get many instruction / knowledge from world-class Taiko performer 

• Growing up their self-confident by making success step by step 

• Learn Japanese Music Arts

• Learn Japanese Rhythm 

• Learn Japanese Movement 

• Learn how to team up with friends through playing the music

• Have a great experience to know the Japanese Culture, Manner and  Conversation in natural way

• Build up their mutual understanding for getting global eyes

How do campers spend the day??

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Donta The School of TAIKO

On the Friday,
you can enjoy Taiko   showcase
with family and friends
to see the growth and efforts
of your   children
in this 5-day taiko camp!!

- Daily Schedule will be changed depending on the situation.

- The schedule will be different on the last day of the camp due to the family showcase!

- More information will be sent out 2 weeks before the starting date

Registration for 2024 Kids Taiko Summer Camps

STEP 2: Make your Payment

Kids Taiko Summer Camp for one kid :  $345 

​This price is for one kid

Kids Taiko Summer Camp for Two Siblings :  $655

10 % Discount for second kids, siblings who living together.

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Please Note:

Please use same Email address which you registered for PayPal Payment, if difference please put some note in PayPal.

Payment for this program basically requires payment via PayPal in order to confirm the order of the waiting list.
Please let me know if your payment method is to send a check only.

STEP 3: Get Confirmation

Please make payment in one week after filled the registration form for keeping your spot.   Until then, your registration will be kept as pre-registration states. 

Your registration is completed and get confirmation when the form and payment have reached in our office. 

Please Note:

About Complete Registration:

Space has limited.  

Your child's space will be reserved when we have received both of Registration form and Payment at the office of The School of TAIKO / Japan Creative Arts, LLC.  

Your child spots will be kept within 5 days without the Payment after on-line registration.

Summer Camp Registration

2024 Kids Taiko Summer Camp more Information

Clothes : Suitable for exercise

Belongings : Water bottle, Healthy snack 

Cancellation by camper, Refund policy:  Any Cancellations must be received in writing / via E-mail, not phone call.
If you notify us you wish to cancel your enrollment
  - Until May 20, 2024 : Full refund  minus $50 business fee
  - After May 21, 2024 : No refund also No credit, No transferable for any program of provided by Japan Creative Arts/The School of TAIKO.

Cancellation by Provider: The case of cancellation of this program due to low attendance ; if less than 5 students are registered nor other reason, we will inform to you by June 3rd(session 1), June 17th(session 2), July 29th(session 3) via E-mail. We never accept any complain and never compensate for your damage / loss with the cancellation. 

Complete Registration: Space has limited.  

Your child's space will be reserved when we have received both of Registration form and Payment at the office of The School of TAIKO / Japan Creative Arts, LLC.   
Your registration will be cancelled if no payment within 5 days after on-line registration.

* In the case of border line of the waiting list: Registration will be completed on the camp list in the order in which the registration form and payment have been completed.

* About COVID-19:The School of TAIKO,  Kids TAIKO Summer Camp follows the conditions by the State of Washington, King county and CDC guidance for COVID-19.   Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

* All above conditions are subject to change without prior notice.

Feel free ask us if you have questions and concerns

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