The trip is an educational visit throughout Japan including Miyagi or Iwate. It lasts 18 nights and 19 days, including pre-visit orientation and post visit wrap up in Los Angeles. A total of 14 nights and 15 days are in Japan. Its purpose is to:
- Encourage American high school students to study Japanese
- Encourage youth exchanges such as the JET program as an option for students
- Create a network of students for the future
Application deadline is April 13, 2012.