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Pasadena-Mishima Summer Youth Program

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The Pasadena-Mishima Friendship Youth Program is happy to host our seventeenth summer youth exchange program – Friendship 2019! Join us for a week of fun and friendship as youth from the cities of Pasadena and Mishima, Japan share an experience of a lifetime!

Sign-up Today to Welcome our Friends from Mishima!

Applications are now being accepted.  For more information, please contact Bryan Takeda at or (626) 396-9927.

Registration Form

Program Schedule

Day 1 Tuesday, July 30

Welcome Dinner Meet host families

Day 2 Wednesday, July 31

UCLA Hollywood and Highland Griffith Observatory

Day 3 Thursday, August 1

Battleship USS Iowa Tour

Day 4 Friday, August 2

Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres baseball game

Day 5 Saturday, August 3

California Science Center / Space Shuttle Endeavor
Japanese American National Museum
Go For Broke National Education Center
Pasadena Sister Cities BBQ

Day 6 Sunday, August 4

Universal Studios Hollywood

Day 7 Monday, August 5

The Rose Bowl
Old Town Pasadena
Pasadena City Hall
Farewell Party

Day 8 Sunday, August 6

Mishima students return to Japan