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  • JETAANY Summer Retreat 2016 Saturday, July 30, 2016 – Sunday, July 31, 2016 Taconic Outdoor Education Center Coldspring, NY Bring yourselves. Bring your friends. Bring your kids. There’s something for everyone at the first-ever JETAANY Summer Retreat! Activities, overnight lodging and all meals (lunch & dinner on Saturday and breakfast & lunch on Sunday) will be provided. We will be staying in 8-10 person cabins with shared bathrooms. Bus transportation (at an extra cost) can be provided if there is enough interest. Activities include: Hiking Boating Picnicking Low Ropes Course Campfire Sports and Games …and much more. Costs: Program Fee (with lodging): $102.50/person Program Fee (without lodging – one day only): $51.50/person Children under 12 years old – half off price Transportation: $10-20 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (7/30-7/31) Save the Date: JETAANY Summer Retreat

    JETAANY Summer Retreat 2016 Saturday, July 30, 2016 – Sunday, July 31, 2016 Taconic Outdoor Education Center Coldspring, NY Bring yourselves. Bring your friends. Bring your kids. There’s something for everyone at the first-ever JETAANY Summer Retreat! Activities, overnight lodging and all meals (lunch & dinner on Saturday and breakfast & lunch on Sunday) will be provided. We will be staying in 8-10 person cabins with shared bathrooms. Bus transportation (at an extra cost) can be provided if there is enough interest. Activities include: Hiking Boating Picnicking Low Ropes Course Campfire Sports and Games …and much more. Costs: Program Fee (with lodging): $102.50/person Program Fee (without lodging – one day only): $51.50/person Children under 12 years old – half off price Transportation: $10-20 […]

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  • Become more involved in JETAANY and help shape it’s direction! JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the organization lies in the hands of the Board, which also serves to advance the organization’s mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board is comprised of a group of experienced professionals, all who have a keen interest in the continued success of the JET Program and JETAANY. The Board is distinct from the executive committee, which is the group of individuals who run the day-to-day activities of the organization. The President of JETAANY is the only executive committee member to sit on the Board of Directors and is […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Call for JETAANY Board Nominations – (2/14 Deadline)

    Become more involved in JETAANY and help shape it’s direction! JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the organization lies in the hands of the Board, which also serves to advance the organization’s mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board is comprised of a group of experienced professionals, all who have a keen interest in the continued success of the JET Program and JETAANY. The Board is distinct from the executive committee, which is the group of individuals who run the day-to-day activities of the organization. The President of JETAANY is the only executive committee member to sit on the Board of Directors and is […]

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  • Call for Paddlers: JETAANY Dragonboat Team Here’s your chance to join in this racing tradition that dates back over 2000 years! We are looking for paddlers to compete for the JETAANY team in the 2015 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival (Saturday, August 8 and Sunday, August 9, 2015). No experience is necessary, we will provide training. Training sessions are held every Saturday morning from June 13- August 1 at Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadow Park. The cost for practice time and the race will be around $40-$50 per person.   What is Dragonboat racing? Dragonboat racing is an exciting team paddling sport that started in China about 2300 years ago. Small dragonboats holding 8-12 paddlers and large boats holding upwards of 20. […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (Summer) Join the JETAANY Dragonboat Team

    Call for Paddlers: JETAANY Dragonboat Team Here’s your chance to join in this racing tradition that dates back over 2000 years! We are looking for paddlers to compete for the JETAANY team in the 2015 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival (Saturday, August 8 and Sunday, August 9, 2015). No experience is necessary, we will provide training. Training sessions are held every Saturday morning from June 13- August 1 at Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadow Park. The cost for practice time and the race will be around $40-$50 per person.   What is Dragonboat racing? Dragonboat racing is an exciting team paddling sport that started in China about 2300 years ago. Small dragonboats holding 8-12 paddlers and large boats holding upwards of 20. […]

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  • Become more involved in JETAANY and help shape it’s direction! JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the organization lies in the hands of the Board, which also serves to advance the organization’s mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board is comprised of a group of experienced professionals, all who have a keen interest in the continued success of the JET Program and JETAANY. The Board is distinct from the executive committee, which is the group of individuals who run the day-to-day activities of the organization. The President of JETAANY is the only executive committee member to sit on the Board of Directors and is […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Call for JETAANY Board Nominations – (11/17 Deadline)

    Become more involved in JETAANY and help shape it’s direction! JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the organization lies in the hands of the Board, which also serves to advance the organization’s mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board is comprised of a group of experienced professionals, all who have a keen interest in the continued success of the JET Program and JETAANY. The Board is distinct from the executive committee, which is the group of individuals who run the day-to-day activities of the organization. The President of JETAANY is the only executive committee member to sit on the Board of Directors and is […]

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  • JET alumni are invited to be “Tourism Ambassadors” for Japan Week NY, held at Grand Central Station from March 6-8, 2014.  As JETs we have many opportunities to explore and connect with Japan by seeing places that are off the beaten path.  Do you have a favorite town, restaurant, onsen, minshuku or historical site that you want to share?  Not only will you be sharing your love of Japan with the public, you will offer recognition and promote tourism to that area. Your story will be shared on the Japan Week website and entered into the competition. The highest quality submissions will be awarded the prizes below. ***Contest*** 1st place: Win a 7 day “Japan Rail Pass” (Or Amex gift card […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Calling all writers – Be a Japan Week NY Tourism Ambassador! DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 28th

    JET alumni are invited to be “Tourism Ambassadors” for Japan Week NY, held at Grand Central Station from March 6-8, 2014.  As JETs we have many opportunities to explore and connect with Japan by seeing places that are off the beaten path.  Do you have a favorite town, restaurant, onsen, minshuku or historical site that you want to share?  Not only will you be sharing your love of Japan with the public, you will offer recognition and promote tourism to that area. Your story will be shared on the Japan Week website and entered into the competition. The highest quality submissions will be awarded the prizes below. ***Contest*** 1st place: Win a 7 day “Japan Rail Pass” (Or Amex gift card […]

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  • Calling For Artists!! Accepting submissions for 3rd Annual “Japan Day Art Contest” Japan Day is now accepting submissions for the 3rd Annual “Japan Day Art Contest.” We will be selecting our “Japan Day Official Artist 2014” whose artwork will become the official image of Japan Day @ Central Park 2014 and will be used for our Official Poster, Program, Flyer and T-shirts. Japan Day Official Artist 2014 will also receive a pair of round-trip economy class tickets to Japan, provided by ANA.** This year, Director Amon Miyamoto, who is widely known in Japan and worldwide, is joiningJapan Day Art Contest as our special guest juror. A special “Amon Miyamoto Award” will begiven to one of the entries. Winners of all […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Japan Day Art Contest (deadline Extended 2/24 )

    Calling For Artists!! Accepting submissions for 3rd Annual “Japan Day Art Contest” Japan Day is now accepting submissions for the 3rd Annual “Japan Day Art Contest.” We will be selecting our “Japan Day Official Artist 2014” whose artwork will become the official image of Japan Day @ Central Park 2014 and will be used for our Official Poster, Program, Flyer and T-shirts. Japan Day Official Artist 2014 will also receive a pair of round-trip economy class tickets to Japan, provided by ANA.** This year, Director Amon Miyamoto, who is widely known in Japan and worldwide, is joiningJapan Day Art Contest as our special guest juror. A special “Amon Miyamoto Award” will begiven to one of the entries. Winners of all […]

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  • Tired of being cooped up all winter? Up for a challenge? It’s time to get outdoors and celebrate spring with a hike up Breakneck Ridge! This trail is the creme de la creme of hikes in the Tristate area. You’ll be rewarded with unparalleled views at the top of this challenging peak*. Pack your own lunch and we’ll eat it at the top. *While no advanced hiking skill is needed, please note that the first part of this hike is strenuous with some rock scrambling. Please wear shoes with a good tread and comfortable clothing. We will be going very slowly and spotting each other. When: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 8:30am-5:40pm Meet at 8:30AM at the clock in Grand Central […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Spring Hike to Breakneck Ridge

    Tired of being cooped up all winter? Up for a challenge? It’s time to get outdoors and celebrate spring with a hike up Breakneck Ridge! This trail is the creme de la creme of hikes in the Tristate area. You’ll be rewarded with unparalleled views at the top of this challenging peak*. Pack your own lunch and we’ll eat it at the top. *While no advanced hiking skill is needed, please note that the first part of this hike is strenuous with some rock scrambling. Please wear shoes with a good tread and comfortable clothing. We will be going very slowly and spotting each other. When: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 8:30am-5:40pm Meet at 8:30AM at the clock in Grand Central […]

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