Calling all teenage Korean pop culture fans! Take a deep dive into the Korean Wave with Hallyu Camp 2014, a 5-day immersion daycamp exploring the country, people, and society from which Korean pop culture originates, hosted by the embassy's Korean Cultural Center. Campers will make new friends, both Korean and American, and experience together what it means to be Korean through fun workshops, lessons, activities, and creative projects related to Korean traditional and pop culture.
This year's Hallyu Camp is bigger and better than ever, with a new organizing partner, the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, and a new venue: the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland, College Park. Check out the basic details below or a complete course outline on our website.
- K-Pop music and dance workshops
- Experience traditional Korean culture that shapes pop culture
- Learn Korean expressions, etiquette, and customs
- Collaborate with Korean intern partners on creative projects
- Prepare a meal with a Korean chef
- Korean Hanbok and traditional music workshops
- Learn the basics of the Korean language
Dates: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Supervised before- and after-care is available 7am to 6pm.
Location: College Park, MD 20742
Tuition: $150 per student | Korean lunch and snacks provided each day!
Participants: 20-30 students, ages 13-19, plus Korean intern partners
Complete Course Outline: Visit the KCC website at KoreaCultureDC.org.
How to Register:
1. Email Adam Wojciechowicz with the name and age of each registrant. We'll reply to explain all the details!
2. Create a SMARTlink account at a Prince George's County community center or at the Korean Cultural Center (you don't need to be a Maryland or PG County resident).
3. Log in, register, and pay online at PGParks.com!
About Hallyu and Korean Pop Culture
K-Pop music, K-Dramas, and K-Movies, have become a global phenomenon in recent years, with passionate fans all around the world. All of these genres are part of Hallyu, or the Korean Wave. Hallyu Camp is designed to give fans of Korean pop culture a deeper understanding of the country, people, and society from which Korean pop culture originates. Hallyu Camp was first held in 2012, and features an expanded program in 2014.