01/29/16 – “Uncle Sam’s Camp 2016” Presented by the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Busan, Daegu, and Gwangju

Department of State

January 19 – 29, 2016

From January 19 to January 29, 2016, the U.S. Embassy will hold “Uncle Sam’s Camp 2016” at the U.S. Embassy’s American Center Korea in Seoul and the three American Corners in Busan, Daegu, and Gwangju.  

This program will provide young participants with an opportunity to practice English and learn about American culture and history through fun and engaging activities.  The programs are geared toward Korean elementary school students. Every event is open to the public.

Uncle Sam’s Camp 2016 will feature a variety of programs for children including:

–      An exhibition of award-winning children’s books from the U.S.

–      Storytelling with U.S. Diplomats

–      Arts & Craft Activities, including coloring books

–      “Learn about the 50 states” session

–      Photo Zone

–      English Spelling Bee, Geography Bee, and U.S. Trivia Quiz Competition

–      And more interesting activities!

To cover this event, please email AmericanCenterKorea@state.gov  or call 02-397-4614 or 4605.

For additional information about American Center Korea and Uncle Sam Camp brochures, please visit the American Center Korea website at https://kr.usembassy.gov/education-culture/american-center-korea/

For additional information about events at the American Corners in Busan, Daegu & Gwangju, please visit the American Corners Korea website at http://www.AmericanCorners.or.kr .

Uncle Sam’s Camp Schedule by City:






January 19-20

Gwangju American Corner

Gwangju Metropolitan (Mudeung) Library

Tel. 062-613-7757

Fax. 062- 613-7709


Address: 130, Myeonang-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 500-080


January 21-22

U.S. Embassy

American Center Korea

Tel. 02-397-4605

Fax. 02-795-3606


Address: 10 Namyeong-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul 140-160


January 26-27

Busan American Corner

Busan Metropolitan Simin Municipal Library

Tel. 051-810-8287

Fax. 051- 817-3407


Address: 462, Worldcup-daero, Busanjin-gu, Busan 614-705


January 28-29

Daegu American Corner

Daegu Metropolitan Jungang Library

Tel. 053-231-2046

Fax. 053- 420-2751


Address: 25 Gongpyongro 10-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu 700-422