President's Day Family Campout

    Feb 18th is American Holiday celebrating President's. We are planning a family camping trip for anyone who wants to experience camping for the first time, or just to relax from Feb 16-18, 2019. We will take care of making the menu, reserving the campsite, cooking your meals, giving you time to explore the area and so much more. Spend the day skiing at one of the ski resorts 30 min from the campsite. With the deluxe plan, if you don’t know how to ski, Rika will teach both adults and youth how to ski. We will also assist you with getting ski lifts, rental equipment, etc. (See below for more info).  Come back and we will have your dinner ready for you.  We will have several heaters just in case you get cold. You can stay 2 or 3 days.  Please read carefully below. Leave a message if you have any questions. 
Presently, the campsite has spots for 7 tents in the main area and 4 campers.  There is an overflow below the pool for group camping, up to 8 tents. So we are limited on how many people can come on this trip. We will be redeveloping the area to add more camping spots.  There will be tons of things for the little ones to do. A Japanese bath will be available on Saturday and Sunday. Tattoos are ok. :) Please make sure you make your reservations. There will be times for family baths and times for normal males/females only. 
Check in time is after 2000 on Friday night.  We ask that you let us know what time you will be arriving so we can prepare for your arrival. Japanese campsites normally close their gates at 1900 and not open until 0800 the next morning. Check out will be by 1800 on Monday. Yeah, that's right, you can relax on the last day and not rush getting out before 1100. 

Directions to the campsite from google maps.

Please fill out the form at the bottom of this page to participate. Leave a message if you have any questions. 


Moose Camp Resort

Moose Camp Resort is an American style camp grounds. It has 22 camping spots on 1.3 acre land. (1652 Tsubo). Each campsite has water and eletric hookup. There are 3 camper trailers and a camping car.  One site has a deck looking over a stream and we use this for our dining area. There are two Japanese style baths. One large and one smaller. It also has a jacuzzi, sauna and a swimming pool. The campground is beautifully landscaped with lush of green grass, tall hinoki trees, roses and so many flowers. 

Moose Camp Resort is located in Nasu in Tochigi Prefecture. It is 3 hours by toll from Camp Zama/Atsugi, 2.5 hours from Yokota/Tokyo and 3.5 hours from Yokosuka. Tolls are about ¥5000. Free road takes about 5 hours from Camp Zama. To save money and time, you can take toll road to Goka (Google Map) and then route 4 all the way to Nasu. Route 4 is a 2-3 lane highway with few lights. Cost drops considerly. 

There are tons of things to see and do in Nasu. Amusement parks, zoo, safari park, monkey park, museums, and so much more. For more info on what's available, Please look at the bottom of the home page for places to visit. 

We have been working hard to make our party/dining deck more comfortable in the winter months. We now have a roof above it and adding walls. There is a Maki Stove (Wood Stove) in it to keep you warm and to cook on. 

Enjoy a relaxing bath Japanese style. Large bath has 3 showers, small one has one. Both have jet streams to relax your muscles. Make sure you reserve your time. Tatoos are ok!!

Do you want to do something special on the campout? Such as a surprise birthday party, decorations, magic show or another event. Let us know and we will do for you. 


Friday. Feb 15th. Late checkin. (After 2100) Please let us know about what time you be arriving. 
Saturday. Feb 16th 
Breakfast: 0700 - 0830 Pancakes, sausage, fruit, salad and much more
Lunch: 1200 (Optional)
Dinner: 1800 - 1930 Main course BBQ and Dutch oven, salad, fruits and much more 
2000 Campfire, make smores/roast marshmallows and enjoy the fire. 
Sunday Feb 17th
Breakfast: 0700 - 0830 Country Dutch Oven Breakfast, bacon, fruits, salad and much more
Lunch: 1200 (Optional) 
2000 Movie on Party Deck
Dinner: 1800 - 1930 Main course BBQ and Dutch oven, salad, fruits and much more 
Monday Feb 18th
Brunch 0900 - 1300 Various foods. 
Checkout by 1800 
** Note: Meals have main course made on the BBQ and in a Dutch Oven, salads, fruits and so much more. You won't go hungry. Meals may vary and change due to many reasons. Main course ranges from Ribs, sausages, kebabs, chicken on the BBQ and stew, roast, cornish hens in dutch oven. Each meal along with many other foods. You won't go hungry. Meals may vary and change due to many reasons. 
** Lunches are available upon request. This gives you opportunity to go out and enjoy the area. Lunch Cost is $12 for adults, $8 for Children 11-18, $5 for Children 3-10. 
Rental Equipment: Tents, chairs, table, etc. is available for rent.
Tent Camp Only (On your own) Cost for 4 people and one tent:  $110 for 3 days/2 nights, $60 for 1 night. Additional person (ages 6 and up) $15 for 3 day weekend, $10 for 1 night.  No food or drinks provided. Must pay for bath/shower ¥300 per person.  If you plan to use electricity at the tent site, cost is $10 daily. Pets $5 a night. 1 car is free, additional car $10 a day. (This is the cost the present owner charges) 

Deluxe Plan:  

We take care of all your needs. Great for the beginners, not knowing how to camp in Japan and for families with children. (Spend your time with your kids) We provide kitchen/dining area, cook meals, clean up so you have more time to relax and enjoy. It gives you more time to spend camping  and relaxing with your family, less time to pack, less equipment to bring. 
Following are Fees for Deluxe Plan: Cost includes entrance, tent/camper fees, kids activities and food.  Japanese bath is free. Pets are free. There maybe a $10 cleaning fee if your pet has hair or makes camper dirty. 
          Tent camping: $90 for 3 days/2 nights, $50 for one night. ($10 daily for electic use) There will be power available to charge your phones/IT devices in the party deck. 
          Small Camper: $130 for 3 days/2 nights, $75 for one night 
          Large Camper: $170 for 3 days/2 nights, $100 for one night

         Meal Fees:

                      3 days and 2 nights.   Includes 2 breakfast,2 dinners and brunch on Monday, snacks and drinks. Lunch is optional.                         

                      Adults $100
                      Children 11-18 yr olds $85
                      Children 6-10 yr olds $65
                      Children 3-5 yr olds $40
                      Children 0-2 yr olds free
                      2 days and 1 night.    Includes 1 breakfast,1 dinner,  snacks and drinks. Lunch is optional.                        
                     Adults $50
                     Children 11-18 yr olds $40
                     Children 6-10 yr olds $30
                     Children 3-5 yr olds $20
                     Children 0-2 yr olds free
Lunches are separate cost as most will be out enjoying the day somewhere else. You are more than welcome to stay at camp and enjoy your day here.  Lunch Cost is $12 for adults, $8 for Children 11-18, $5 for Children 3-10.
Example of the cost. 
Family of 4 with 2 adults, a 7year old and a 5 year old staying in small camper for 2 nights. 
Trailer fee: $130
Meals 2 adults $200
          7 yr old $65
          5 yr old $40
Total cost would be $435. With early checkin, this would be 3 nights with 2 breakfast,2 dinners and brunch on Monday, snacks and drinks and you don't have to do anything other than relax and have fun with the family. 

Returning Customers, Members of Boyscouts/Girlscouts, Zama Kids Culture Club will recieve 10% discount. 

For large family or families with 5 yr old and under, please contact us for adjustment.

We purchased this campsite and will be taking it over on April 1st. We rented the campsite and have it to ourselves. We are paying the current cost of Camp Captel for this campout. So we are covering the difference. This is our last group camping trips before we take over the campsite. 
Prices that Camp Captel would charge.
  • Tent site for 4 persons, late check-in, late check-out ¥15,000
  • Camper #2-3 ¥15,000 daily. 
  • Camper #4 ¥22,000 daily.
  • addtional person ¥2000 a day (We are not charging extra for deluxe plan)
  • Electricity for tent site ¥800 daily.
  • Extra car ¥2000 (We are not charging extra for deluxe plan)
  • Tent campers ¥300 for bath (We are not charging extra for deluxe plan)
  • Pets: Daily Rate: Small dog ¥1000  Medium Dog ¥1500  Large dog ¥2000 (We are not charging extra for deluxe plan)
Ski prices: 
4 hr lift ticket 1600 yen, 1 day 3,000 yen
Sled park for kids entrance fee 1 day 500 yen, sled rental 500 yen. We have one that you can use.
Rental equipment 3,000 yen set includes boots, pole and skiis.  Ski suit 2,000 for one day  They don't rent gloves, goggles, hats. 
What to Bring:
  • Tent, if you need one, let us know. 
  • Sleeping bag or blankets and sleeping pad. Night time will be cold so make sure you bring plenty to keep warm. 
  • Change of clothes. Bring variety of clothes and jacket. Tempature is cold at night so bring warm clothes. 
  • Toiletries
  • Lamp and/or flashlight
  • Chair
  • Extra drinks, snacks and adult brevages. (Drinks and snacks are included, but if you need more, please bring extra)
  • Sunblock
  • A desire to have fun and a Big Smile

Note: 20% of profits goes towards our "We love Tohoku" charity. For more information, join our facebook page or go to our webpage at

*** Campers are older model. Outside doesn't look so pretty. Inside of campers are nice. Since it is not our campsite, we are not sure what issues may arise. Camper has a toliet, water, stove and electricity. Showers in camper do not work. Smaller camper has 1 large bed that sleeps two and two smaller single bunk beds. The larger camper has 7 smaller bunk beds. We are in the process of remodeling them to make them better. 

Note: We rented out the whole camp ground of Camp Captel (Cap=Camp tel=Hotel) again for this private camping trip. We have started the process of taking over the campsite. We will officially own this campsite in April, 2019 and will be able to bring down the cost. 


Other Campouts available 
Here is a list of future camp outs we have planned. 
Easter egg hunt
May 24-27 Memorial Day Reserve your spot

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