ATTENTION: Overseas Delegates must arrive in Odawara on September 15th and depart on September 24th.

It is mandatory to attend all sessions and events of the JCI Academy in order to graduate from it, including the Homestay Program and Graduation Ceremony.

IMPORTANT: 2022 JCI Academy dates

The official dates of 2022 JCI Academy Odawara are September 19 - 23.

The overseas delegates briefing session takes place on September 16th, so the delegates will need to arrive in Odawara on September 15th.

The Graduation Ceremony takes place on September 23rd, so delegates depart on September 24th.

Homestay Program

16 - 18 September

*Briefing for overseas delegates on September 16th.

*Please note that the insurance JCI Japan provides for the delegates covers them from September 15 - 24.

Conference site

Site: Odawara, Hakone

Accommodation, Conference site: Yumoto Fujiya Hotel

Address: 256-1 Yumoto Hakone machi, Ashigarasimo Gun, Kanaygawa 250-0392

Official website:

Directions: Tokyo Station - Odawara Station (35 min) by Bullet Train

Odawara Station – Hakone Yumoto Station (15 min) by Hakone Tozan Railway

Hakone Yumoto Station – Yumoto Fujiya Hotel (3 min) on foot

Time Zone

GMT/UTC+09:00 hours

JCI Academy Commission

Your primary points of contact for all matters related to the JCI Academy:

Your primary point of contact within the JCI Academy Commission, for all matters related to your participation in the Academy (including assistance with all health and First Aid related matters) will be:

Name: Masanari Shimada

Title: Vice Chairperson, JCI Academy Commission, JCI Japan


Contact Person from the JCI Headquarters throughout the Academy

Cynthia Wong

JCI Area Director for Asia and the Pacific