Gakko 2024

Jan Ken Po Gakko
Summer 2024 Program

Jan Ken Po Gakko Summer Session 2024

July 1 – July 19, 2024
(Note: No gakko on Thur, July 4th, Independence Day)
Monday – Friday (8:45am -12:00pm)

Sacramento Japanese United Methodist Church (SJUMC)
6929 Franklin Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95823

Registration Information:
10/16 + , Late Registration $425
NOTE: Openings in 5th and 6th grades only.

** NEW Sibling Discount** Families who register multiple siblings in JKPG can receive a $25 discount for each additional child (e.g. A family with  3 children who registers before Oct. 15: Registration fee for child #1 is $400, child #2 is $375, and child #3 is $375, for a total of $1,150)

2024 Registration Link to Google Form (opens in new window)

Payment thru either option:
Credit card option:
Pay by Credit Card (opens in new window)
(note there will be a $13.60 processing fee per child’s registration)
Mailing a check: 
Made out to Jan Ken Po Gakko

a. Please include the child(ren)’s name in the memo of the check. 
b. Mail check to: Jan Ken Po Gakko, 5930 South Land Park Drive, PO Box 221247, Sacramento, CA 95822


Important Dates: 
SET UP: Saturday, June 29, 2024 (7:30a-12p)
Undokai: Friday, July 5, 2024 (at Land Park Site #19-21)
Field Trip Day: July 12, 2024 (still on-site but FYI)
Gakugeikai Set Up (MCH): Wednesday, July 17, 2024 (5-9pm)
Gakugeikai: Friday, July 19, 2024 (5-10pm)
CLEAN UP: Saturday, July 20, 2024 (8am-1pm)

JKPG 2024 brochure (pdf version opens in new page)

General Meetings (usually 2nd Wed of Nov, Feb, Jun, Oct) Fellowship Hall:
Wednesday, February 7, 2024 (7:00-8:30p)
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 (7:00-8:30p)
Wednesday, October 9, 2024 (7:00-8:30p)

Registration/Refund Information
JKPG Enrollment Guidelines (link to pdf document)


JKPG Songs & Lyrics
Obon Odori Song – Ichi Tasu Ichi (link to audio file)
Jan Ken Po lyrics link to pdf version
Jan Ken Po Song (link to audio file)
Sayonara Lyrics link to pdf version
Sayonara Song (link to audio file)
Ohayo Minasan Song Lyrics link to pdf version
Ohayo Minasan Song (link to audio file)
Tankō Bushi Obon Odori Song (link to audio file)

1st Grade – (PDF version), Musunde Hiraite Song Lyrics pdf version, *Atama Kata Hiza Ashi (lyrics not available)
2nd Grade – Kira Kira Boshi Song Lyrics link to pdf
3rd Grade – Donguri Korokoro (lyrics not available)
4th Grade – Antagata Dokosa (lyrics not available)
5th Grade – Sadako & The Thousand Paper Cranes (lyrics not available)
6th Grade – Soran Bushi Song Lyrics pdf version link