Now a sustainable learning center for children, is renovated by well known architects and designers, using 94 year old traditional wooden structure. Surrounded by unbelievable nature, the forests and ocean await you!
Guest house just opened in January 2017. Including 5 accommodation rooms, separate bathrooms, studio where you can work and dine .
This is a sustainable learning center focused on providing sustainable learning experiences to children. Situated in the fishing village of Ogatsu, in the TOHOKU region of Japan, where the tsunami of 2011 caused massive damage.
We are trying to create interactions/ bond between visitors and locals through hands on experiences in nature as well as to learn about the natural disaster and the recovery effort. Children will learn about sustainability, local culture, and diversity of people. Adults will enjoy the natural surroundings, food, and interaction with locals which revitalizes community.
We are welcoming artists who are interested in working in a rural/ natural environment!
Watch this video to find out how children enjoy the programs we offer/ the local environment:
-Five accommodation rooms with two beds and two sofa beds each
-Breakfast and dinner can be served using fresh local ingredients cook organic way
*Meals are optional, $40 per person for two meals
-Studio to work and eat
-Outdoor bath where you can enjoy the stars
-Pig house, chicken hut, sheep house
-Short mountain walks in the forest around the facility
You are welcome to interact with other guests. Children can participate in hands on activities like fishing, forestry work, agriculture, and cooking for an additional charge.
You are also welcome to help out with our operation! For example, teaching children about art or helping in the kitchen.
Our facility's focus is on living together with nature. We feel important that guests feel connected to local people and nature.
We ask ask you to make your bed and to participate in house cleaning.