Week 1: Dec 18 - 22, 2023
Week 2: Dec 25 - 29, 2023
PreK Class: 12 months - 2 years old
Kinder Class: 3 - 6 years old (⚠️Few Seats Remaining)
*Elementary Class: 1st - 5th Grade
*Elementary Class is only available for Week 2
Regular: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Free Extended Care: 1:30 - 3 pm

Paid Extended:
8 am - 3:00 pm (Plus ¥1,200)
🎅 Winter Program Enrollments are now Closed!

We're thrilled with the response and excited for the upcoming program. While sign-ups are now closed, please email us if you're still interested in any available spots.

School Office: announcements@joy-connect.com

Important Dates!

  • Super Early Bird! Discount deadline: August 14, 2023
  • Early Bird! Discount deadline: September 7, 2023
  • Bus Request deadline: November 30, 2023 (3pm)
  • Final Registration deadline: December 1, 2023

For Kinder and Pre-Kinder Friends!

Are you dreaming of a White Magical Christmas?

If so, why not join our annual Winter Program? This year is extra special because we have lots of Christmas Magic planned. We cannot wait to see the children’s eyes fill with Joy when they experience the Christmas Crafts, Cooking, Dancing, Games, and Activities together with friends in an all-English environment!

Tuition & Fees


  • ¥59,000 per week
  • ¥14,000 per day

Extended Care (Optional)

  • 8 - 9:30 am Extended Care ¥1,200 per day

Bus Service (Optional)

  • One-Way ¥4,250 per week (¥850 per day)
  • Round-Trip ¥6,500 per week (¥1300 per day)


  • Tuition includes lunch
  • No extended care past 3:00 p.m. during the Winter Program.
  • If late sign-up are accepted after December 1, 2023, there will be a ¥1000 service fee.

Winter Bus Signup

Deadline: November 30,2023 3:00 PM

Bus Fees

Per Day

  • One-way: ¥850 per day
  • Round-trip: ¥1,300 per day

Per Week

  • One-way: ¥4,250 per week
  • Round-trip: ¥6,500 per week

Important Messages

Please add this email addresses to your address book to ensure you get all important messages or invoices from us:

  • aina.hori@joy-connect.com

Enrollment Confirmation

After you sign up online, you will receive an email with an enrollment confirmation. If you do not receive the confirmation email, please call the school immediately, which may indicate that your application was not submitted correctly. We will be happy to help you troubleshoot the issue.

We will send invoices to the email address you used during the signup.

Important Rules

  • Early Bird Discount: Pay the invoice by the due date to apply the discount. Late payment without contacting the office will void the discount.
  • No Late Bus Sign Ups: We will not accept late bus sign ups.
  • Food Allergies: Children with food allergies may need to provide or supplement lunch. No discount or change in tuition applies.
  • Program Changes: There is a ¥2,000 fee for class changes. Call us for the “Change of Status” form. Please note that some changes may not be possible.
  • Bus Schedule Changes: There is a ¥5,000 fee for changes. Pick-up and drop-off must be consistent throughout the week. Different locations or times require the ¥5,000 change fee.
  • Invoicing and Payment: We will issue invoices within three days of registration. All fees are due seven days after registration.

Refunds & Make-Ups

  • There are no refunds or make-ups for absences, late arrivals, early departures, or missed bus service.
  • We will process refunds or credits after approximately two weeks.

Program and Bus Cancellation Schedule & Fees

To cancel, send and email to announcements@joy-connect.com with your child's name, date of registration, and reason for canceling.

The cancellation fees are as follows and are based on the date of your signup:

  • 24-Hour Grace Period: No cancellation fee
  • Within 6 Days: 25% of total tuition and fees
  • Between 7 and 14 Days: 50% of total tuition and fees
  • 15 Days or Later: 100% of total tuition and fees.