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InKAS 2008 Summer School

posted Mar 8, 2009, 11:43 PM by Luke K

InKAS will be holding our 5th annual InKAS Summer school program for overseas Korean adoptees. The purpose of this program is for International Korean Adoptees to experience and learn Korean Culture. 2008  InKAS Summer School will be held from 1st of August(Fri) to 14th of August(Thu), 2008.
It is our desire to aid in finding Overseas Korean adootees’ birth families and assist in understanding and experiencing the true Korean Culture during their visit.  The program is mainly coordinated for overseas Korean adoptees to experience Korean cuisine, custom, culture and language via opportunities of direct participation and experiences of Korean Living.
InKAS Summer School is composed of several hands-on programs. There will be Korean Cuisine Cooking, Taekwondo, and other practical classes. After the c. The purpose of this program if for International Korean Adoptees to experience lasses, you will find an opportunity to experience the culture of Korean young people’s lives with Korean young adults.

About program
- Korean culture Classes
1. Korean Cuisine Cooking : Distinct cooking curriculum to learn the traditional and modern Korean cuisines
2. Taekwondo : Learning basic posture of Korean traditional military art
3. Calligraphy : Experience Korean Traditional art of writing
4. Visiting Korean Demilitarized Zone(DMZ): See the other side of Korea and army base
5. Traditional Korean Games : Play Korean traditional games by team
6. B-boy performance or Nanta performance
- Gathering with Korean young adults
- Tours
This year’s recommended place to travel is the southern providence where you can experience traditional Korean culture and it’s beauty of nature. Since the historical times, this providence is famous for its abundant eatery and maritime culture with warm Korean folk sentiments.
Detail of program
8/1 FriCheck in
8/2 SatKorean Speech Contest at the National Assembly building
8/3 Sun5:00-8:00 : Welcoming Party
8/4 Mon9:30-3:00 : Korean culture activity 1
3:00-  : Free time
8/5 Tue9:30-3:00 : Korean culture activity 2
4:00- B-boy or Nanta performance
8/6 Wed9:30-3:00 : Korean culture activity 3
3:00- : Free time
8/7 Thu9:30-3:00 : Korean culture activity 4
3:00- : Free time
8/8 Fri9:30-3:00 : Visiting DMZ and Korean Army base
8/9(Sat) - 8/13(Wed)Trip to Southern Province
8/14 ThuCheck out

- Korean speech contest : We are going to have Korean speech contest during summer school. If you are interested in participating this contest, please let us know.
- An adult adoptee, who is also practicing as a social worker and has experienced in birth family search will join the summer school programs and tour as a coordinator
How to apply
- Application due date:
Applications begin on April 25rh. Deadline will be July 25th.

- Email to InKAS :, Send your completed application form and one photocopy of passport by email

- Selections:
InKAS will only select 30 candidates from our application pool. Applicants must be 18 years or old and will be selected in a first come first serve basis. So don’t be too late!
Other Information

- Accommodations:
Please check-in to the hotel by 1st of July, and check out on 14th of August, at hotel in Sinchon area. If you would like to personally extend the stay at this hotel there will be a charge of 100,000KW.
- Pick-up service :
If you would like to request a pick-up service from the airport on your date of arrival, please personally email InKAS with your date, time and gate of arrival at the Incheon International Airport. A  volunteer will be waiting for you at your gate on your date of arrival
(Limosine bus Fare will not extend 10,000KRW)
- Fees:
Room and board free (two people per room), airfare is not included.
For questions and applying:
* Schedule is subject to change without notice *
 InKAS (International Korean Adoptee Service)
4F, 101-12 Daehyun-dong, Seodaemun-Gu, Seoul Korea 120-809
Tel. +822-3148-0258
Fax. +822-3148-0259
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