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CATC Camp Fuji Marines and Sailor guide local children through English lessons, culture exchange

December 01, 2020

U.S. Marines and Sailors with Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji participated in the National Chuo Youth Friendship Center’s fourth annual English camp in Shizuoka, Japan, November 21-22. Approximately 30 children ages 11 to 12 had the opportunity to practice their English with the U.S. service members through a variety of lessons. This year, students even “visited” the United States; after a short lesson and practice with their language partners, the students “left” Japan and went through “immigration” in the U.S., where the service members stamped their lesson passports and asked what camp activities they were looking forward to the most…
A U.S. Marine talks with a child during an English activity at the National Chuo Youth Friendship Center’s fourth annual English camp Nov. 21 to Nov. 22.