Volunteers will help to co-create the workshops in English for local children and teenagers. Activating kids and teenagers, providing cross-cultural learning experience for them as well as English language environment. It will be done through the games, workshops, sport activities, excursions, discussions, etc. Age of kids is 10-16 y/o. There will be a local monitor who is responsible to propose and organize activities. Each day, approx. four to six hours workshop/activities will be given in the mornings. The aim is that volunteers communicate with children in English, to encourage them to overcome the fear of speaking in a foreign language through non-formal educational methods and setting. In first two days of the workcamp participants will spend time together to know the program and prepared and propose some owns workshops in relation with your capacity, interest or ability. We want that the volunteers can be involved and take part of the all project. If you like dance, you can propose teach a dance; if you practice handball, organize a competition, etc.
It would be a bonus if volunteers could speak a little Spanish but it’s is not essential.
Accommodation will be a cultural house in La Pobla Llarga, where workcamp is taking place. There is a space for sleep (during the year is a psychometric space for the kindergarten), common space with a kitchen and bathroom and a terrace. For lunch and dinner, the cooker of summer school will cook for the volunteers. For breakfast the town hall gives volunteers the meal or money to buy food in the supermarket. Volunteers will sleep on mats. Please bring a sleeping bag!
La Pobla Llarga a town and municipality located in the province of Valencia Spain, 50 km from Valencia and 20 min by car to reach the beach. There is a very good connection by train with Valencia. In summertime the city hall organises cultural activities at night.
Town hall of La Pobla Llarga. The main aim of the “Urban Summer Camp” in La Pobla Llarga is to provide intensive experience of enjoying free time and learning English language for kids and teenagers during two weeks in summer. The camp program includes games, activities, workshops, sports, excursions, swimming pool, etc. Simultaneously, the workshops will try to teach other values such as intercultural, tolerance, the respect for the environment and promote the culture of peace. The language of the camp is English.
Please bring a sleeping bag!
Special: This project will include a one day only vegan food day agreed by volunteers for the promotion of environmental sustainable lifestyle.