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OUTBOUND Yakima to Yamate Yokohama Japan

Yamate Japanese Exchange


Learn About the Trip to Japan


OUTBOUND Yakima to Japan

WHAT: The outbound portion of the exchange is an opportunity for students to pay to travel to Yamate Gakuin High School in Yokohama, Japan as the return trip to the inbound portion of the exchange that previously occurred in April with the Japanese visited Yakima.

WHO: Up to 35 students.

WHEN: from July 20-August 3, 2024. 

COST: This trip requires funds from the student's family of approximately $2,400 by May 1, 2024 (currently, no scholarships are available).

QUESTIONS: If you would like more information or have questions, please get in touch with the Yakima School District at 509-573-7115 or email the coordinator.

Traveling Student Application

Before a student applies to travel, they need to know the status of the funds they will use to pay for the trip as well as the status of their passport.  Both are due May 1, 2024, to keep your spot. Parent approval is required before the application is filled out.

The 2024 exchange is currently only open to Yakima School District students. If a student from another district is interested in going, they must ask their district superintendent to contact the coordinator.

Traveling Student Application

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