2022 Summer Youth Programs
Notice to artists and manga fanatics! In our most popular camp, create your own comics inspired by Japanese manga style. Beginners and advanced students will learn new skills to bring comics to life in print and on the web, participate in sketching contests, and show off their work on the last day of camp at our Comic Con!
Recommended for students ages 9-14. This camp takes place in person. Students will form small groups according to age.
Cost: $300 for members, $350 for non-members
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“[My daughter] loved every part of the week. She went private on Thursday afternoon knowing it would end.” – Parent, summer camper
“How gratifying [it is] to find a place that brings the best of so many camps […] and is also able to showcase Asia’s richness and contributions.” — Parent, summer camper
“My kids were very happy all week; every day was so much fun for them. They made some great friends. They enjoyed and appreciated the service and attention they received from each of the instructors.” — Parent, summer camper
Emerging Artists: Asian Arts and Crafts
From Monday 13 June to Friday 17 June 2022
Immerse yourself in the artistic traditions of Asia! Meet local Asian and Asian American artists and create your own pieces inspired by traditional and contemporary practices, from Cambodia to Japan.
Recommended for students ages 9-12.
From Monday June 27 to Friday July 1, 2022
Become an eco-superhero! Discover the rich ecologies of Asia and how we can take care of our Earth while having fun with recycled crafts, local flora and a community garden.
Recommended for students aged 6 to 9.
Conscious Design Animation
From Monday August 1 to Friday August 5, 2022
Mindfulness meets technology! With a Puranik Foundation coach, learn mindfulness and stop motion techniques, and create a short film for your portfolio.
Recommended for students aged 14-17.
From Monday August 8 to Friday August 12, 2022
Discover the magic of puppet theatre! Learn about the puppet traditions of Indonesia, Taiwan and Japan, then design and build your own puppets for an exciting performance on our stage.
Recommended for students aged 6 to 10.
Asia Society Texas education and outreach programs are presented by Wells Fargo. Generous funding also provided by Margie and Joe Blommaert, Cathay Bank Foundation, Chevron, the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation and HEB. Additional support is provided by Friends of Asia Society Texas, a dedicated group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing the best in exhibits and public programming to Houston.
About Asia Society Texas
Asia Society Texas believes in the strength and beauty of diversity of perspectives and people. As an educational institution, we advance cultural exchange by celebrating Asia’s vibrant diversity, inspiring empathy, and fostering a better understanding of our interconnected world. Covering the fields of arts, business, culture, education and politics, our programming is rooted in the educational and cultural development of our community – trusting in the power of art, dialogue and ideas to fight prejudice and build a more inclusive society.