Egyesek has organized short-term voluntary projects in cooperation with the local youth clubs of a micro-region in Nógrád county 4 times already. In this ESC summer camp a team of 11 international volunteers will live and work together for 15 days, to lead non-formal education sessions in English for the local youth and children. In the first week of the camp they will volunteer at a local summercamp, involving about 70 kids from the region. They will have the chance to organsie free time activities for the kids and also help the organizers in various tasks (e.g. kitchen, cleaning, etc.) The volunteers will be coordinated by two team-leaders, and professionally guided by the local youth-workers. In the second week of the camp they will visit every day the local after-school clubs and organise activities for the kids, creative workshops, outdoor activites, games etc.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
On the first week of the camp volunteers will stay in an equipped campsite (called Robinson Islands https://www.robinsonszigetek.hu/) in tents, with limited conditions (water and electricity is limited). Food will be ordered from a local kitchen and volunteers will eat together with the children. During the second week of the activity volunteers will be accommodated in a dormitory in Szécsény town. Meals: Vegetarian and vegan food will be available.
Locatie en vrije tijd
The camp is located in Nógrád county on the north of Hungary. this region is one of the poorest in Hungary but has many cultural villages, the most famous is Hollókő which is listed as a Unesco World Heritage. It has a cultural center and ruins of a castle with a beautiful view. The nearby hills provide many opportunities for small excursions in beautiful surroundings with lakes and forests. Budapest the capital of Hungary is about 100 km away from the region.
Volunteers should be ready to spend their time together with children, especially during the first week of the camp, when they will be accommodated at the same campsite.
Note that this camp is an ESC project (European Solidarity Corps) we can accept volunteers only from eligible countries, volunteers have to complete the whole duration of the camp. The age limit is 18-30 years.