Aikido Spring Camp "Aikido and the Environment", April 18-22, 2011, ages 5-12. Day camp for beginning and continuing students of Aikido, a nonviolent, noncompetitive Japanese martial art known as the Art of Peace.
Children learn the traditional Japanese martial art Aikido in a safe and supportive atmosphere. Training includes instruction in the Art of Falling; partner techniques, including projections and immobilizations; building awareness, focus and confidence. Afternoon classes in Japanese arts and crafts, cooking, science, games and stories. Field trips Tuesday and Thursday to local gardens, beaches or hiking trails, with focus on preserving and protecting our environment. 9 am -3 pm Monday-Friday. Before and aftercare available. Aikido is a non-violent, non-competitive martial art known as the Art of Peace, emphasizing body movement, position and timing to get out of the way of an attack, and to defend oneself without harming an aggressor.
Activities and Features
Accommodating Special Needs Attention Deficit Disorder Asthma
Religious Emphasis None
Academic Science Reading Language Studies
Outdoor Activities Hiking
Performing Arts Drama
Arts and Crafts General Arts and Crafts
Miscellaneous Environmental Leadership Skills
Other Activities Aikido yoga tai chi
Location & Contact Information
Camp Address 18580 Ventura Blvd
2nd Floor Tarzana CA, 91356 USA
Winter Address 18580 Ventura Blvd
Tarzana, CA, 91356 USA