About Us

Vision and Mission

  • Vision

    We envision a society where all youth have equal opportunities.
  • Mission

    We are a not-for-profit organization that creates life-changing outdoor programs for abused, neglected, and orphaned children in Japan, supporting their growth into happy and successful young adults.


  • 2011

    Mirai no Mori seeds

    English Adventure, a company offering American summer camps to children in Japan, and NPO Living Dreams, an NPO dedicated to empowering children, form a partnership and invite abused, neglected, and orphaned children to join English Adventure summer camps in the Kanto and Tohoku regions.

  • 2012

    Seeing the powerful effects of the first camp, English Adventure’s leaders, David Paddock and Jeff Jensen, co-founded NPO Mirai no Mori based on the need for a long-term effort to support as many traumatized and at-risk youths as possible.

  • 2013

    Mirai no Mori puts down roots

    Mirai no Mori is registered as a Specified Activity Nonprofit Corporation.

  • 2014

    Piloted a Leader in Training program for select camp alumni and high school students.

  • 2015

    Mirai no Mori branches out

    First full-time member of staff hired to lead, develop, and enhance the impact of the programing.
    Back to Nature weekend programs launched.
    Experts enlisted from various fields to serve as active Members of the Board of Directors.

  • 2016

    Certified as a Nintei NPO.
    Established corporate sponsored Back to Nature weekend programs throughout the year.

  • 2017

    Mirai no Mori alumni start to bloom

    Long-term training program developed for young camp alumni through a revamped Leader in Training program.

Meet Our Team

All the amazing people who make Mirai no Mori possible

Organizational Profile

NAME NPO Mirai no Mori
ADDRESS JAWE 5F OWL 2-6-8 Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0011
TEL 03-6435-7504
EMAIL info@mirai-no-mori.jp

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