The main activities are: in the morning volunteers will be involved in the cleaning works, in the afternoon they will organize cultural development programs for children from socially vulnerable families in Huysi Avan district, such as singing, dancing, painting, they will organize various volunteer competitions.Volunteers will teach their national songs, dances, which will include the final event display.Volunteers will also be involved in the Foundation s activities: distribution of food, school supplies, provision of clothing, visiting families in different regions of Armenia to assess the needs of families, organizing free recreational activities for children with disabilities, home visits.
The participants will stay in the two-story building of the foundation. The rooms are designed separately for boys and girls. All conditions are suitable for living in the building.Do not worry about sleeping bags, as you will stay in buildings/cottages of the hosting organizations where you will be provided with beds/mattresses and bedding packs. In Armenian camps you should be disciplined and organized. Making beds and keeping the rooms neat and clean every day is obligatory.Volunteers will prepare the food by themselves. You will taste all kinds of Armenian traditional food, such as dolma, khorovats (barbecue), kiabab, khashlama, incomparable fruits of Ararat Valley – apricots, grapes, peaches, apples, berries etc. and vegetables.
)Huysi Avani districtArmenia is called an open-air museum. You will have lots of interesting excursions and visits to historical monuments and museums, which will be organized during the workcamp.
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It is very important to bring with you different table games, songbooks, children s song CDs to work with children and for using in the performances/concerts which will be organized on the last day of the workcamp.During the workcamp volunteers will organize the Intercultural day when each volunteer will present his/her country, so please bring photos and booklets describing your country, recipes of national dishes, products and spices to prepare it and national songs