KPop camp in South Korea !
Location : Seoul
Dates : All year round
Duration : 2 weeks
Tariff : 2 000,00 €
The program is a short-term, K-POP concentrated camp during the summer where you can fully immerse yourself in Korean culture, while getting firsthand lessons in K-pop singing and dance. Dance trainings are held at the 1MILLION DANCE STUDIO You will also get the chance to visit the art schools where our K-pop idols have attended, explore the city of Seoul, go on a fun adventure at Lotte World, tour an entertainment company in Korea and so much more!
Dates: summer 2018, dates to come
Length: 2 weeks
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Requirements: participant must have strong enthusiasm towards K-pop and Korean culture. Other than that, everyone is welcome to apply!
Capacity: Limited to 20 participants
1/ 1 MILLION Dance Studio dance lessons:
1MILLION Dance Studio is famous for choreographing for big entertainment companies like SM Entertainment (Boa, Girls' Generation and f(x)), YG Entertainment (2NE1), and JYP Entertainment (Wonder Girls, Miss A, and GOT7).
2/ Visit od famous art high schools: During the K-POP Camp, you can visit the famous art high schools where K-pop idols had attended. You will get the opportunity to tour these schools, attend lessons, and interact with the students.
Korea Arts High School
Korea Arts High School was first opened in 1980, but it was only in 1999 that it became an art high school. This is where Korean stars such as BTS V and Jimin, wha$$up Jie, SISTAR Soyu, and A-PINK Bomi had studied. Hyuna, 2PM's Chansung and Wonder Girls' Sunye were also students of this school.
School of Performing Arts Seoul (SOPA)
Seoul Performing Arts High School (SOPA), was first established as corporate specialty school in 1966. It then received its status as an art high school in 2008. It has gained popularity throughout the years as this is where EXO's Kai and Sehun, Miss A's Suzy, and BTS' Jung Kook have studied.
Hanrim Performing Arts High School
Another famous art high school. It is the former school of SHINee's Taemin, GOT7's Yugyeom, UNIQ's Sun Young, 15&'sJimin, FIESTAR's Ye, BlockB's Sungjae and Il Hoon. Members of TWICE are currently enrolled here!
3/ Korean Language Lessons: Korean lessons are held every day at the ACOPIA school. Day by day, you will surely learn and master the Korean language! You will be given the chance to practice your Korean speaking skills by conversing with a Korean, learning how to sing popular KPOP songs, watching Korean films, and viewing other educational videos.
4/ Joint audition: Junior high school students who love KPOP or anyone under 23 years old can participate in this "joint audition"!
5/ Seoul city tour: There are so many things to do! Eat delicious Korean BBQ from the numerous restaurants found in almost every corner! Feeling like a king or queen? Visit several palaces and get a chance to wear Korea's national costume called Hanbok! Want to belt out to your favorite KPOP songs? There are countless of Noraebangs (Karaoke) to satisfy your fangirl/fanboy needs. Inspired by Korean fashion? There are endless shops lined up for you to indulge in.
We can also guide you to popular spots such as theme park "Lotte World" and musical "NANTA"!
Camp participants will be accompanied by an English-speaking staff in all activities!
The local organizer:
ASIA HOPE CAMP GROUP (ACOPIA) is an NGO that brings together Korean cultural organizations. Since 1999, the association organizes international exchanges between Korea, Japan and other countries of the world.
You will stay in a guesthouse 7-minute walk from Hongik University.
The guesthouse offers the following services:
Secured luggage facilities / 24-hour security / Air-conditioning & heating / Laundry /Hair dryer/ 24-hour hot water / Free Wi-Fi / Fully equipped kitchen / Courtyard /Lounge with TV, PC / Shared bathrooms
Price in USD: 2,300 US dollars (about 2000 euros)
Plus our annual membership fees of 50 €
This price includes:
- airport transfer to the accommodation
- accommodation fee with breakfast
- transportation fee from the accommodation to the school
- K-POP and Korean class fees
- lunch and/ dinner (excluding menu addition and dessert)
- and an optional tour
Excluded in the camp participation fee are as follows: roundtrip tickets to and from home country, personal expenses outside the camp itinerary (transportation, meal, etc.), and travel insurance.