Camp leaders are students from different countries and regions who live in Japan. Their backgrounds are diverse, and not all of them are native speakers of English. In fact, EIC participants and most of the camp leaders speak English as a common tool for communication to reach a mutual understanding despite differences in mother tongue, nationality, culture, and background.

Number of Participants: 3,683
Number of Camp Leaders: 651
Number of Countries and Regions: 94


Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Bhutan, Laos


Botswana, Benin, Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Tunisia, Somaliland, South African, South Sudan


Armenia, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, England, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Estonia, Kazakhstan

North America

Canada, Mexico, America

South America

Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Chile

Middle East

Afghanistan, Iran, Israel, Palestine, Syria, Jordan, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain


Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Samoa, Tonga, Marshall Islands, Micronesia

(As of February, 2024)