MAJET Event Schedule

MAJET organizes a variety of events throughout the year. We strive to create a mix of social, cultural, experiential/educational, and volunteer events. Let us know what you want to do, and we’ll do our best to make it happen!

Below is this year’s event schedule. Keep an eye on our blog or check out our Facebook group for any additional events we might put together throughout the year, and check out our latest events here!

2016-2017 Event Schedule

August 19th, 2016 MAJET Welcome Party
Our first event of the year, the Welcome Party is usually held the weekend after Orientation C. This is a great opportunity for new and veteran JETs to meet their peers
September 24-25th, 2016 Shipwrecked in Makurazaki!  
This is a joint event between MAJET and KAJET (Kagoshima AJET). Join us for an island beach party in beautiful Makurazaki! Finish off the day with camping and barbecue on the mainland.
Check out the blog post!
October 1st, 2016 第一回 MAJET 運動会
MAJET is hosting our very first Sports Day! Come join us for a day of fun team games and activities.
Check out the blog post!
October 21st-22nd, 2016 Cabin in the Woods: A MAJET Murder Mystery Adventure!
Join us for an evening filled with intrigue. Will you be able to solve the mystery before becoming a victim yourself?
Check out the blog post!
November 12-13th, 2016 Fawning Over Fall!
Spend an afternoon kayaking in scenic Gokase and then retreat to a cozy mountain cabin for games and rest. We’ll finish the weekend with a visit to Shiiba for the Heike Matsuri! 
Check out the blog post!
December 3rd, 2016 Tano Care Home Volunteer Event
Give back to the community by joining us at Tano Care Home. MAJET volunteers will entertain the guests by chatting and singing songs!
Unfortunately, this event was canceled due to extenuating circumstances at the care home. We hope to host another later in the year!
December 23rd, 2016 7th Miyazaki International Christmas Market
MAJET volunteers will help run a holiday workshops and activities for kids, act as Santa Claus, and spread holiday cheer by singing loud for all to hear!
Check out the blog post!
January 20th, 2017
(after the Skills Development Conference)
Midyear Party: Vegas Night!
Escape the doldrums of winter by kicking back and cutting loose at our annual midyear party!
February 18th, 2017 MAJET!!! On Ice!
Join MAJET in the highlands for an afternoon of ice skating! 
March 25th, 2017 Games and Hanami
Sorry, this event has not been decided yet! If you have a suggestion or request, please feel free to contact us!
April 15th, 2017 The Amazing Race Miyazaki
Inspired by the TV show, Amazing Race Miyazaki is the biggest and most exciting event of the year! Teams are required to perform challenges and solve clues in a race around the city.
May 2017 TBD
Sorry, this event has not been decided yet! If you have a suggestion or request, please feel free to contact us!
June 2017 TBD
Sorry, this event has not been decided yet! If you have a suggestion or request, please feel free to contact us!
July 8th, 2017
(two days after the Farewell Ceremony)
MAJET Farewell Party
Our final event of the year is also the most bittersweet. The Farewell Party is a chance to celebrate and relive the memories we have with our departing friends and wish them good luck on their future journeys.