-Teaching foreign languages to the participants (in the form of playing games, singing songs or improving their language skills through discussions). These include the volunteer s native language, and English if their English level is B2 or higher and they feel comfortable with teaching two languages.-Giving a presentation of the volunteer s native country with the aim to teach the children its history, culture, customs and traditions.-Organizing and together with children taking part in some sport activities, strategic games, shows and handcrafts. -Making intercultural and educational workshops of different kinds: handcrafts, sports, national games, music, dance, photography, etc. -PLEASE NOTE We would be really happy to have a special person, responsible for taking photos and making some short videos about the camp life so that we could better present this project in mass media, in order to promote volunteering in our region.
Volunteers will stay in the resort center White stones (Belye Kamni) in a brick house. The counselors live together in male and female rooms for 2-4 people. Showers are available all the time. No sleeping bags are needed. Food is provided in the local camp cafeteria (5 meals a day).
Free time for volunteers is flexible. The volunteers are mostly busy in the morning having lessons. The rest of the day is flexible and free hours depend on the day s schedule and other volunteers schedule. You have to keep in mind that the kids will always be around, asking questions and just trying to communicate or play with you.During the camp you will have an opportunity to visit Cheboksary at the end of the camp.
The language school Language Plus has been organizing international language camps for five years. In their camps Russian and foreign volunteers collaborate to organize cultural, educational and sport activities for local children and children from nearby regions aged 7-17.The mission is to provide every child with a range of opportunities which help him/her to grow and improve themselves as a person.Camps DGV 03 and DGV 04 are separate projects (camps) which you can choose to participate depending on your time available, but we would also be glad to accept you for 2 camps in a row if you want and provide free accommodation between the projects. Both camps will take place in the children s resort White stones (Belye Kamni) about 60 km away from Cheboksary.Between camps the volunteers will be provided with free accommodation in the city Cheboksary.
-Age 18-Volunteers should speak English at B1 level or higher-Volunteers should be ready to teach their native language and share knowledge about the culture, history, customs and traditions of their country-Experience in children camps is a plus but not a must, but Volunteers should absolutely love children =)-If you are interested in creative tasks during the project, experience with social media, photo/video materials, social networks and promotion will be very helpful.