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country Estonia: SAGEVERE GOAT FARM EST MTV 03
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25/04/2021 - 31/10/2021
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The volunteers will help with everyday farm jobs such as milking goats, feeding chickens and rabbits, making cheese, curd, butter, yogurt and traditional bread, taking care of pastures. Other possible tasks are removing manure from the small barn, helping with ongoing building projects of a rabbit hutch and a chicken coop, cleaning the forest around, making firewood, painting and fixing the barns and the house, working on the small farm vegetable field, assisting at the farmer market once a month, helping at the farm store in Viljandi, etc. The volunteers will work 5-6 days a week 5-7 hours a day. Volunteers will be supervised by the hosts.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will live on the second floor of the farm hosts house. Although it is in not finished, it is warm and well-lighted. Hosts will provide beds and linens, but it is advisable to bring a sleeping bag. The bathroom and toilet are on the first floor. Hosts will provide meals while volunteers are invited to help cooking. Farm meals is based on meat and dairy products. If volunteer has dietary restrictions, solutions can be talked over with the hosts. It is possible to make own suitable meals. Farm has good wifi connection.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationKitse talu, Sagevere village, Tueri Parish, Jarva County. The farm is 127 km from Tallinn. Nearest cities are Viljandi, Paide and Poltsamaa. More information on www.visitestonia.com, www.viljandi.eeLeisure timeVolunteers can visit Vohma town, which is half an hour away by foot from the farm. The town has few stores, cafe and all-seasons skating ring (https://www.valgusevabrik.ee/en/skating-rink/). Volunteers can visit large cities like Tartu, Tallinn, Parnu which are about 1,5h away by bus. Since hosts regularly visit nearby cities of Paide, Viljandi, Turi and Poltsamaa volunteers can join them. The nearest swimming place is 14 km away and hosts can take volunteers there. Those who are interested can join the host for fishing. The farm is surrounded by nature, so it is perfect for people who loves it and farm animals.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Sagevere Goat Farm is situated in the tiny village with 18 inhabitants in the middle of Estonia. There has been a farm there since 1841. Now there are 68 adult goats plus baby goats on the farm. The farm also has chickens, rabbits and few lambs. The farm produces goat milk products and different types of breads. This is a lifestyle farm i its goal is not to make a profit but to live close to nature carrying out traditional way of living and farming. This is an organic farm promoting sustainable lifestyle, and this camp is proposed for volunteers who appreciate and share its values, want to learn more about it and to help hard working people in country side. More information about the farm https://www.facebook.com/kitsetalu/

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TerminalAirport, harbour, bus station in Tallinn. From the airport bus nr 2 and tram nr 4 going to the city centre stops by the Tallinn Bus Station. From there you can take a bus to Vohma rist (Koo Parish, Viljandi County). The bus stop is 2.4 km away from the farm. More info at https://www.tpilet.ee/en/. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ulemiste Station which is 1 km away from the airport to Vohma station. The train station is 3.2 km away from the farm. More info at https://elron.ee/en/. Hosts will pick volunteers up from bus or train station in Vohma.

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Dates of the project are flexible. It is possible to adapt the dates of participation on the project to the availability of the volunteer

Anforderungen

RequirementsMotivation letter is required. You have to be ready to adapt to the simple conditions of the common life in the country side of Estonia and be ready for farm work, which can be diverse yet physically demanding. As there are 3 dogs and 2 cats on the farm volunteers should not be allergic to dogs or cats. Smoking and drinking alcohol is not allowed in this camp NB The dates of the project are flexible, it is possible to adapt days of stay to the availability of volunteer. However the minumum preffered period of stay is one month.Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 100 Euros (regardless of the duration of stay) towards the costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make it please contact your sending organization for solution.

Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Cities and Communities Responsible Consumption and Production
Organisation ESTYES Alter 18 - 65 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Vohma Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: KAASIKU ORGANIC FARM I EST 01
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9/05/2021 - 16/05/2021
Extra-Gebühr EUR 30
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6 Freiwillige (2 Male / 4 female noch gesucht)
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The main task for volunteers will be to weed and picking berries by hand, also to harvest vegetables and salads. In addition to weeding and harvesting task, volunteers will clean the vegetables and make them together with other farm s products (frozen berries and juices) ready for consumers in different organic shops around the country. Volunteers will be guided to learn the summer-time apple tree cutting methods. Other apple plantation maintenance practices are also available. Volunteers have to be motivated to work outdoors doing sometimes quite physical work under changing weather conditions. Note that volunteers will work all working days and on Saturday mornings as the camp takes place on the peak of the harvesting season.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In the old sauna or in the attic under the roof sleeping on beds or mattresses. Dry organic toilet, shower, sauna is available. Please bring your sleeping bag. Volunteers will share the duties of cooking meals and cleaning. During this work camp volunteers will be eating mainly local food from the farms. Do not forget some traditional/ typical food from your home country for the international evening.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationThe farm is located in Tartu parish near to Vooremaa hilly landscape and it borders with Amme River which feeds The Great Emajogi - the most water abundant river in South Estonia ( Mother River in Estonian). One fifth of the area is covered by wetlands. In the east 20 km from the farm is the western coast of Europe s 4th largest lake, Peipsi. Natural and ethnic landscape of Peipsimaa area is as diverse and nuanced as Estonian history. Here you ll find aristocratic mansions, lighthouses, traditional market culture and colorful cottages marking the onion route (the area is known for its onion cultivators). The farm is located 16 km north of Tartu, capital of the County, which is known also as the student capital of Estonia and therefor also the city of good thoughts. Tartu locates about 180 km to south-east from Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia. More info about Estonia on www.visitestonia.com, South-Estonia www.southestonia.info and Tartu http://www.visittartu.com/en/TerminalAirport, harbour, bus station in Tallinn; bus or train to Tartu. Leisure timeCamp takes place in the area of traditional Estonian landscape. There are many possibilities for leisure, especially for those who love nature: acquaintance with nature of the area, hiking, swimming, etc. There will be a possibility to participate in farmers fairs. Excursions to the historical places of the County of Tartu and Peipsi Lake area are planned. Some free time activities will be organized for participants such as a day trip with excursions in the area.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

For years EstYES has been cooperating with farms all over Estonia for solidarity, respect and practical support to local people who work in agricultural sector keeping traditional life style and developing new eco-farming despite of all difficulties. Kaasiku Organic Farm is one of such projects. This is an organic farm promoting sustainable lifestyle, and this camp is proposed for volunteers who appreciate and share its values, want to learn more about it and to help hard working people. Kaasiku Organic Farm is situated in the South of Estonia. It is one of the few functional farms in this area. The major crops grown are apples, strawberries and raspberries, in smaller amounts different salads and radish. In the farm, near to strawberry field also local beekeeper holds its honey bees to collect nectar and pollen from organically grown cultures and from organic hayfield. More on FB-site: https://www.facebook.com/KaasikuMahetalu/

Treffpunkt

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Anforderungen

Special requirementsThe camp is open for young people who is interested in organic farming and is ready to get real experience of it. Please be prepared to the simple conditions of Estonian country side. Volunteers have to be motivated to work outdoors doing sometimes quite physical work under changing weather conditions. English is the camp language.Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 30 Euro towards the costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution.

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Responsible Consumption and Production
Organisation ESTYES Alter 17 - 65 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tartu Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: ALLIKSAARE FARM EST MTV 02
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15/05/2021 - 10/11/2021
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6 Freiwillige (3 Male / 1 female noch gesucht)
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Alliksaare Farm s main direction is horses and cattle farming. At the moment there are over 70 horses and around 100 cows on the farm. One work will be to take care and maintain the pastures located by the sea - clearing around the pastures, building or removing fences, repairing fences. Another work is cleaning the coast nearby the farm from rubbish brought by storms. There can be some work for preparing food for cows and horses for winter time. BUT you can work also with horses, take care of them and together with the host train horses. If you know how to ride and know more about horses it is possible to go on trail rides and work with horses more. If you want to learn how to ride there is a possibility as well. There are young and older horses so it s possible to learn how to take care and train horse of any age, starting from training foals how to walk on the lead rope and getting them to trust humans as well as riding some troubled horses or training horses to ride under saddle or front of the carriage. The work will be mainly outdoors. Working time is 6-8 hours a day. Work will be done under the supervision of the host as well as independently.

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The accommodation conditions are simple - in caravans, beds are provided. In cold period volunteers may stay in the farm house with the host family. Please bring your sleeping bag. Toilets and showers are available on site. There is a kitchen with all necessary equipment for cooking. Food ingredients will be provided.

Lage und Freizeit

Location Alliksaare farm is located in Nurste Kula, Emmaste parish, Hiiumaa island. Hiiumaa is situated in the western part of Estonia, approximately 130 km from Tallinn. More information available on the following websites: www.emmaste.ee, www.hiiumaa.ee, www.visitestonia.com Leisure time There are a lot of interesting natural picturesque sights on the island as well as good possibilities for swimming in the sea or hiking in the forest. It is possible to visit other parts of Hiiumaa island on the week-end, which is planned by the host. Hiiumaa offers a lot of various cultural events in summer time and volunteers will have the possiblity to join some of them. This camp is perfect for people who enjoy being close to the nature and are interested in traditional way of rural living. But it is also possible to go to mainland on weekends or days off. The connection is regular and easy.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Project Hiiumaa according to the Nordic sagas emerged from the Baltic Sea as a small islet more than 10 000 years ago. The island of Hiiumaa was first mentioned in historical documents as a deserted island called Dageida in 1228. The first inhabitants settled down at the end of the 13th century. Nowadays Hiiumaa is the second biggest island of Estonia with the area of 965 sq. km and the population around 10 000. It has many historical and nature sights, and there are kind people known for their hospitality and good sense of humor. The island is referred as a remote area of Europe, so EstYES feels particularly proud developing international voluntary projects for dozen of years there. Also, for years EstYES has been cooperating with farms all over Estonia for solidarity, respect and practical support to local people who work in agricultural sector keeping traditional life style and developing new eco-farming despite of all difficulties. Alliksaare Farm is one of such projects. This is an organic farm promoting sustainable lifestyle, and this camp is proposed for volunteers who appreciate and share its values, want to learn more about it and to help hard working people. In addition to agricultural activities, Alliksaare Farm has another important task taking care of coastal meadows which are international birds migration area under protection of NATURA Programme. Watch the short movies of last year camp here http://vimeo.com/55764079 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEAc2Sch6f8

Treffpunkt

TerminalAirport, harbour, bus station in Tallinn. From the airport, bus nr 2 or tram nr 4 going to the city centre stops at Tallinn Bus Station (Bussijaam). From there buses go to Hiiumaa two times per day taking you straight there (including ferry transportation from the mainland). Timetables are available online at www.tpilet.ee

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The dates of project are flexible. It is possible to adapt the dates of participation on the project to the availability of the volunteer

Anforderungen

You have to be open-minded and ready to adapt to the simple conditions of the common life in Estonian countryside. Be ready for independent work staying without permanent supervision. Please consider that the work is mainly farm work which can be hard sometimes. It would be great if you have experience with horses and/or cows. It is great if you have some technical skills: repair machines, building, use chainsaws, etc. Driving license is an advantage. Smoking and drinking alcohol are not permitted on the farm. Participation fee There is participation fee of 100 Euro which has to be paid by volunteer upon arrival to the project. It covers the whole period of stay regardless of its duration. The minimum duration of stay is one month.

Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Cities and Communities Life on Land
Organisation ESTYES Alter 18 - 65 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kaina Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: LEPANIIDI FARM EST MTV 04
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15/05/2021 - 20/09/2021
Extra-Gebühr EUR 100
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4 Freiwillige (2 Male / 2 female noch gesucht)
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Lepaniidi Farm has currently about 150 sheep for producing meet and wool, 40 goats 20 of whom are for milk and goat cheese production. Volunteers will be helping grazing, feeding, milking the goats, processing the milk, but also picking berries and vegetables. So, in the mornings there will be goats milking, at days - picking the berries and fruits (strawberries, raspberries and blackcurrant) and making a jam/juice or there will be work in vegetable garden, removing weeds, picking vegetables, etc. During the autumn shift volunteers will be mainly picking up and sorting vegetables (potatoes, carrots, beetroots), milking goats and making cheese. Participants will have a great chance to get familiar with various farm jobs and even to learn how to make goat cheese Inside of the house it would be grat to give some hand too etc. cooking and cleaning around.The working day will be 6-7 hours, 5-6 days a week (NB milking is every day). Work will be supervised by local hosts with whom volunteers will stay sharing work and leisure as a family.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The accommodation conditions at the farm will be simple - in old sauna house or caravan, however on beds. Please bring your sleeping bag. Toilets and showers are available in the main house; there is also traditional Estonian sauna in the farm. There is a kitchen with necessary equipment for cooking, which volunteers may use freely i just like at home. Usually volunteers will have breakfasts and lunch together with farmers cooked and served by the hosts, but you always can help with cooking. Dinners will be prepared by volunteers on their own.

Lage und Freizeit

Location Hiiumaa Island, Kaina parish, Ristivalja village, Lepaniidi farm. Hiiumaa Island is in the west of Estonia, 140 km from Tallinn. More information on www.hiiumaa.ee or www.visitestonia.com Terminal Airport, harbour, bus station in Tallinn. From the airport bus nr 2 and tram nr 4 going to the city centre stops by the Tallinn Bus Station. From there two times per day buses take you straight to Hiiumaa (including ferry transportation from the mainland). Timetables are available online at www.tpilet.ee Leisure time There are lot of natural picturesque sights in the area. Sea cost is 7km away and there is a possibility to take the bicycles to go swimming. It is possible to visit other parts of Hiiumaa Island on weekend. Hiiumaa offers a lot of events on weekends in summer. Hosts plan to arrange some tours around the island.This camp is absolutely suitable for people who enjoy nature and interested in traditional ways of rural living.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Hiiumaa according to the Nordic sagas emerged from the Baltic Sea as a small islet more than 10 000 years ago. The island of Hiiumaa was first mentioned in historical documents as a deserted island called Dageida in 1228. The first inhabitants settled down at the end of the 13th century. Nowadays Hiiumaa is the second biggest island of Estonia with the area of 965 sq. km and the population around 10 000. It has many historical and nature sights, and there are kind people known for their hospitality and good sense of humor. The island is referred as a remote area of Europe, so EstYES feels particularly proud developing international voluntary projects for 20 years there. Also, for years EstYES has been cooperating with farms all over Estonia for solidarity, respect and practical support to local people who work in agricultural sector keeping traditional life style and developing new eco-farming despite of all difficulties. Lepaniidi Farm on Hiiumaa Island is one of such projects. This is an organic farm promoting sustainable lifestyle, and camp is proposed for volunteers who appreciate and share its values, want to learn more about it and to help hard working people.

Treffpunkt

TerminalAirport, harbour, bus station in Tallinn. From the airport bus nr 2 and tram nr 4 going to the city centre stops by the Tallinn Bus Station. From there two times per day buses take you straight to Hiiumaa (including ferry transportation from the mainland). Timetables are available online at www.tpilet.ee

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The dates of project are flexible. It is possible to adapt the dates of participation on the project to the availability of the volunteer

Anforderungen

Special requirementsMotivation letter is required. You have to be ready to adapt to the simple conditions of the common life in the country side of Estonia and be willing to do farm work, which can be hard sometimes. Not suitable for lactose allergic participants since host offers a lot of dairy products. The host eats a lot of meat products too, but volunteers can always cook for themselves. Smoking and drinking alcohol is not allowed in this camp. NB It is possible to adapt dates of the project to availability of volunteer, however the minumum stay is one month.Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 100 Euros (regardless the duration of stay) towards the costs of the general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make it please contact your sending organization for solution.

Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Cities and Communities Responsible Consumption and Production
Organisation ESTYES Alter 18 - 65 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kaina Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: SURVEILLANCE OF WESTERN CAPERCAILLI EST ELF 01
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8/06/2021 - 14/06/2021
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There are 3 species of Galliformes in Estonian forests: the western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), the black grouse (Tetrao tetrix), and the hazel grouse (Tetrastes bonasia). Prior to the work, an ornithologist will give an overview on how to differentiate between these species and how to recognize their feathers, feces and sound. Volunteers will spend workdays either alone or in pairs in individual areas. The task is to walk through the designated area taking notes of all the Galliformes or signs of the species. A smartphone or GPS will help you keep track of your whereabouts. A typical workday lasts for 6 hours. There will be no surveillance on days with heavy rain. The guidelines will be provided by ELF. Note that terrains may be rough, so choose your clothes and footwear accordingly.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Simple accommodation on mattresses or in beds with sleeping bags is provided. Showers and kitchen are available. One evening will be reserved for the traditional Estonian sauna. We will be cooking our own breakfasts and packing our own lunches throughout the camp. The Estonian group leader will compile the menu and buy the groceries. Dinner will be provided at the accommodation site.Volunteers will stay at Oonurme village on 8-14th June and near the Lake Peipus on 14-20th June. Those who stay for the whole period (13 days) will be relocated with ELF s minivan on the 14th of June.

Lage und Freizeit

Itineraries-8th June. Around noon: arrival at Tallinn Airport. Public transport from Ulemiste train station to Kivioli (ca 1,5h, 11 euros). Pick-up from Kivioli with ELF s minivan. -9-10th and 12-13th June. Work in Tudu and Sirtsi mires (West- and East-Viru counties)-15-16th and 18-19th June. Work in Feodori mire near the Russian border (East-Viru county)-11, 14, 17th June. Free days to explore the local surroundings.-20th June. Drop-off to Kivioli. Public train to Tallinn (ca 1,5h, 11 euros).Leisure timeBoard games, sauna, swimming, hiking and exploring the local surroundings, etc.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

ProjectEstonian Fund for Nature (ELF) is NGO dedicated to nature conservation. Its mission is to preserve endangered species and their habitats, natural landscapes and natural associations typical of Estonia. ELF organizes yearly nature conservation holidays where volunteers, participants and group managers work together in order to improve the living conditions of a certain species (i.e. natter jack toad, black stork) or maintain semi-natural communities. You can read more on http://elfond.ee/en and see photos of volunteering camps 2019 and 2020: http://www.talgud.ee/galerii/2019 , http://www.talgud.ee/galerii/2020 The aim of this camp is the surveillance of the western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) and other Galliformes in Estonian mires and forests in the North-East of Estonia.The western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) is the largest Galliform in Europe. The male and female differ in colorization and size, whereby the hens are around 40 smaller than the cocks. The population of males in Estonia is about 1500 and the numbers are declining due to the loss of habitats. The surveillance and counting of specimens helps to evaluate the status of the species and take further action in its protection.North-East Estonia is a region of contrast. It is the largest industrial (oil shale) region of Estonia, spiked with underground mines and ruined landscapes. However, it is also the home to Alutaguse, the largest forestry region, and the newest National Park of Estonia. North-East Estonia has an interesting combination of industrial mining towns from the Soviet era, small villages along the coast of Lake Peipus, and endless wilderness. NB It is possible to combine both shifts of this project.

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NB It is possible to combine both shifts of this project.

Anforderungen

Special requirementsParticipants need to bring suitable clothes for work (warm, waterproof), closed boots, swimming suits, sleeping bags, sunscreen, and mosquito repellent. Participation fee You are kindly asked to contribute 100 Euro towards cost of board, lodging, programme, administration and for nature This fee has to be paid by volunteers either by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp or to the host upon arrival to the camp.NB It is possible to join 2 shifts of this project in which case the participation fee is 150 Euro for both shifts.

Sustainable Development Goals

Life on Land
Organisation ESTYES Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen kivioli Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: REMNIKU I EST 08
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12/06/2021 - 19/06/2021
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Each day of the camp will have a program completed by local coordinators and volunteers will be helping to realize it. The main activities will be intercultural. It will be done through art, crafts, games, acting and dancing, sport and language speaking clubs. Volunteers would lead workshops during 6 days of the camp, which may culminate with small performance on the last day of the project. You do not have to be professional, the most important that it is enjoyable and fun After placement volunteers will be contacted by organizers to get involved and guided in the preparation of the program before arrival to Estonia.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In the same building as kids but in separate room. Volunteers will eat together with children and staff in the canteen. Showers, dry toilets and Wi-Fi are available.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationRemniku is a tiny village in the picturesque on the northern shore of Lake Peipus 190 km from Tallinn. Surrounded by pine forest, near to the Peipus Lake, it is the ideal place for summer vacations. The nearest town is Johvi (ca 40km), the capital of Ida-Viru County.TerminalAirport, harbour, bus station in Tallinn, specially arranged car to Remniku. Leisure timeHiking, swimming, sunbathing, sports, games.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Language School B-Lingua runs children s activity camps this summer with the aim to give children possibility of active and meaningful summer vacations and some practice of English. Camps take place in Remniku Holiday Centre located 190 km from Tallinn in Ida-Viru County, North-East of Estonia, on the northern shore of Lake Peipus. The wonderful nature, pine forest, proximity to the lake (about 100m) and good facilities i all this makes Remniku the ideal place for leisure. Such location helps to bring children from cities closer to unspoiled nature. The main purpose of all camps is to discover different countries and cultures and practice English. In the last shift, called EN-JOY CAMP it will be done through artistic expression which could be dancing or singing, national style party, music or art of any kind, performing arts and crafts - anything volunteers are good at. The idea is to have intercultural diversity to be presented to kids. We want to give children opportunity to discover culture differences, improve their English language, have fun and enjoy the time with volunteers. For this camp invites international volunteers to join it as animators and providers of English language practice. Children are mainly Russian-speaking from minority community of Estonia. About 40 children aged 8-13 are expected in every shift.

Treffpunkt

TBC

Anforderungen

Special requirementsYou have to love kids and be really motivated to work with them. The work demands 24-hours commitment and it can be pretty hard sometimes. Weekend is not free Experience in work with children is an advantage. We expect active volunteers with the good knowledge of history and culture of their country and ability to present it. Moreover, volunteer should be strong enough in some art to be able to lead a workshop for kids. All exciting ideas of activities for kids, games, etc. are welcome. English and Russian are the camp languages.Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 30 Euro towards the costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot do bank transfer please contact your organization.

Sustainable Development Goals

Quality Education
Organisation ESTYES Alter 19 - 38 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Alajoe Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: SURVEILLANCE OF WESTERN CAPERCAILLI EST ELF 02
Bewertungen
14/06/2021 - 20/06/2021
Extra-Gebühr EUR 100
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There are 3 species of Galliformes in Estonian forests: the western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), the black grouse (Tetrao tetrix), and the hazel grouse (Tetrastes bonasia). Prior to the work, an ornithologist will give an overview on how to differentiate between these species and how to recognize their feathers, feces and sound. Volunteers will spend workdays either alone or in pairs in individual areas. The task is to walk through the designated area taking notes of all the Galliformes or signs of the species. A smartphone or GPS will help you keep track of your whereabouts. A typical workday lasts for 6 hours. There will be no surveillance on days with heavy rain. The guidelines will be provided by ELF. Note that terrains may be rough, so choose your clothes and footwear accordingly.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Simple accommodation on mattresses or in beds with sleeping bags is provided. Showers and kitchen are available. One evening will be reserved for the traditional Estonian sauna. We will be cooking our own breakfasts and packing our own lunches throughout the camp. The Estonian group leader will compile the menu and buy the groceries. Dinner will be provided at the accommodation site.Volunteers will stay at Oonurme village on 8-14th June and near the Lake Peipus on 14-20th June. Those who stay for the whole period (13 days) will be relocated with ELF s minivan on the 14th of June.

Lage und Freizeit

Itineraries-8th June. Around noon: arrival at Tallinn Airport. Public transport from Ulemiste train station to Kivioli (ca 1,5h, 11 euros). Pick-up from Kivioli with ELF s minivan. -9-10th and 12-13th June. Work in Tudu and Sirtsi mires (West- and East-Viru counties)-15-16th and 18-19th June. Work in Feodori mire near the Russian border (East-Viru county)-11, 14, 17th June. Free days to explore the local surroundings.-20th June. Drop-off to Kivioli. Public train to Tallinn (ca 1,5h, 11 euros).Leisure timeBoard games, sauna, swimming, hiking and exploring the local surroundings, etc.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

ProjectEstonian Fund for Nature (ELF) is NGO dedicated to nature conservation. Its mission is to preserve endangered species and their habitats, natural landscapes and natural associations typical of Estonia. ELF organizes yearly nature conservation holidays where volunteers, participants and group managers work together in order to improve the living conditions of a certain species (i.e. natter jack toad, black stork) or maintain semi-natural communities. You can read more on http://elfond.ee/en and see photos of volunteering camps 2019 and 2020: http://www.talgud.ee/galerii/2019 , http://www.talgud.ee/galerii/2020 The aim of this camp is the surveillance of the western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) and other Galliformes in Estonian mires and forests in the North-East of Estonia.The western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) is the largest Galliform in Europe. The male and female differ in colorization and size, whereby the hens are around 40 smaller than the cocks. The population of males in Estonia is about 1500 and the numbers are declining due to the loss of habitats. The surveillance and counting of specimens helps to evaluate the status of the species and take further action in its protection.North-East Estonia is a region of contrast. It is the largest industrial (oil shale) region of Estonia, spiked with underground mines and ruined landscapes. However, it is also the home to Alutaguse, the largest forestry region, and the newest National Park of Estonia. North-East Estonia has an interesting combination of industrial mining towns from the Soviet era, small villages along the coast of Lake Peipus, and endless wilderness. NB It is possible to combine both shifts of this project.

Treffpunkt

Kivioli train station

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NB It is possible to combine both shifts of this project.

Anforderungen

Special requirementsParticipants need to bring suitable clothes for work (warm, waterproof), closed boots, swimming suits, sleeping bags, sunscreen, and mosquito repellent. Participation fee You are kindly asked to contribute 100 Euro towards cost of board, lodging, programme, administration and for nature This fee has to be paid by volunteers either by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp or to the host upon arrival to the camp.NB It is possible to join 2 shifts of this project in which case the participation fee is 150 Euro for both shifts.

Sustainable Development Goals

Life on Land
Organisation ESTYES Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen kivioli Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: DOWN TOWN EST MTV 05
Bewertungen
25/06/2021 - 16/08/2021
Extra-Gebühr EUR 100
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4 Freiwillige (2 Male / 2 female noch gesucht)
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All summer camps are held under one common theme, though every camp has its own focus within which everyday activities for youngsters are organized. Each day of the camp program has a special topic to be discussed and a related activity to work out the outcome. There is also a creative and interactive presentation of a country-participant every day to introduce general and interesting facts about the country as well as cultural customs and national traditions to schoolchildren. The standard number of days in a shift is 5 plus 1 optional Saturday, and there is a special agenda on the 1st, 3th, 5th camp days (camp introductory and final events, the mid-camp event, the day outside Tallinn). Every camp is thoroughly documented.The samples of the topics to be discussed with youngsters are as follows: Life hacks , Labs and crafts , Dream streamers , Pop culture remix , etc. The related activities suitable to support topic discussions and country presentations are as follows: various intellectual and sport games for youngsters, creative team projects like posters and sculptures or board-games, pieces of amateur drama or other types of performances, excursions and workshops, playing the games and music popular in the countries the volunteers represent, teaching their songs or folk dances, etc. There are 10 camps during this summer project which are of different length (5-10 days) in Tallinn and for different ages (10-16 years old). The working language is English. An average number of volunteers working with schoolchildren in one camp is 2-8 (both long-term volunteers for the whole summer and short-term volunteers for 2-3 weeks); they work in pairs with one of the camp groups of 10-12 teens and change the groups every 2-3 days. An average number of camp participants is 40 who are split into four camp groups; the local participants are mainly youngsters from a Russian-speaking minority group of Tallinn. Based on what is described, the work and duties of the volunteer include the following: prepare and facilitate topic discussions and camp activities for smaller teams of youngsters as well as larger all-camp events, support and lead youngsters in their work on team projects; help the youngsters and other volunteers in their performances and country presentations; assist the program leader implementing camp activities and trainings for other volunteers; work on the documenting camp events and support the local staff in their work with an international team of volunteers i organizing folders with working materials, making on-line reports and advert, making analysis, compiling the camp albums and leaflets, taking care of other volunteers, providing feedback, etc. The work can be quite hard, involving long working hours on some days, requiring high commitment and responsibility for the camp program. Sundays are off. In addition, there will be several Saturdays off according to the schedule.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The camp will take place in Tallinn, in the premises of The Language School In Down-Town . The school is based on the 4th and 5th floors in a business building in the centre of the city. In summer time, a part of the school is reserved for the volunteers accommodation that includes several separate dormitory bedrooms, a fitted kitchen, a dining area, a large shower area and two separate toilet cabins. For the reasons of security, volunteers will be issued only one set of keys. The entrance to the school must be kept closed at all times. To facilitate a smooth and safe environment at school during the off-hours, volunteers will take turns managing the access to the school and the accommodation areas (including the responsibility for the safety of people, personal belongings and school property). Catering will be organised by the School on an agreement with the volunteers (selection of times, meals - provided or independent cooking, etc). Public transport cards will be provided as well.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationThe project is located in city centre of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. More information on www.tallinn.eeLeisure timeThere are a lot of possibilities for leisure time activities as camp takes place in the capital where one can find attractions for all tastes: sightseeing and museums, festivals, concerts, live music, pubs, etc. The camp provides an excellent opportunity to establish contacts with young Estonians and to experience the local life.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Hosting projectThe Language school In Down-Town is a well-known school in Tallinn, Estonia. In this school both youngsters and adults learn different languages: Estonian, English, French, German and Spanish. Except of language lessons students also have chance to attend Conversational Club Listen Twice , where they can practice their language skills, participate in workshops, communicate with other kids and volunteers. The project is organized for local school children in the age of 10 to 16 years old by the Language School In Down-Town and non-profit association Alternative Language Programs Satellite . Some international teenage participants may randomly join. The common project s aim is to introduce the diversity of world cultures, customs and traditions to camp participants, develop their cross-cultural thinking and tolerance. At the same time, the project opens wide perspectives for the participants (both youngsters and volunteers) to gain and improve their soft skills which will make their educational and future working career more successful i such as communication and teamwork skills, language and intercultural competences. The project s aims are achieved within the framework of international summer language camps where task-based activities, discussion sessions and creative workshops are organized by a team of the local staff and international volunteers providing meaningful summer holidays for local and international youngsters. The theme of summer 2021 is Creative Economy . The participants will discover what impact their hobbies and interests may have on people and on the economy as a whole. Meetings with local and/or international professionals in the field will take place. Thematic photo and video contests for camp participants will be organized.

Treffpunkt

In the school office on arrival date

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It is possible to slightly adapt the dates of arrival to your availability.

Anforderungen

Special requirementsYou have to be really motivated to work with kids. Experience in work with children is an advantage. All interesting ideas of activities for kids, games etc. are welcomed. Please bring some materials, postcards, symbols of your country, posters, maps, music, etc. typical for your country. We expect active volunteers with excellent communication skills, good knowledge of history and culture of their country and ability to present it. Main requirements:- Motivation letter - B2 English level - Age: 20 i 30 years oldPlease note: Before final answer about your participation, project manager of hosting project will have Skype interview with you. Special conditionsProject participation fee is 100 Euro for the whole period of stay.NB It is possible to adapt arrival dates to your availability of volunteer.ArrivalThe 10-day self-isolation and COVID-19 testing requirements are not applied ONLY to those persons who have had the COVID-19 disease and no more than six months have passed since they were declared recovered by a doctor (a certificate needed), or have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 disease (a certificate needed) and no more than six months have passed since the completion of the vaccination. The volunteers who are qualified against these restriction requirements may arrive 3 days before the actual camp dates to be first trained to do their job in the camp. In all other cases, volunteers are subject to 10-day self-isolation. Alternatively, volunteers may arrive minimum 7 days before the actual camp dates and undertake the following steps: 1) make sure you have a medical/travel insurance that covers Covid-19 test; 2) get tested at the Tallinn airport; 3) if tested negative, stay self-isolated for 6 days and participate in the camp on-line training to get prepared; 4) get tested again; 5) if tested negative, come to school and join the camp (if tested positive, self-isolate for 10 days and get in contact with the camp organisers for further instructions). Accommodation options for the period of self-isolation will be discussed with the prospective volunteers during the interview.

Sustainable Development Goals

Quality Education
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: DOWN TOWN KIDS I EST 06
Bewertungen
25/06/2021 - 18/07/2021
Extra-Gebühr EUR 50
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6 Freiwillige (3 Male / 3 female noch gesucht)
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Activating kids in the city camp and providing them with cross-cultural learning experience. Volunteers will do it through informal methods of teaching and working in small group techniques. The activities to be held by a team of volunteers may include the following: playing the games and performing music that are popular in the countries the volunteers represent; training kids to perform pieces of amateur drama; preparing festivals; providing intellectual and sport games as well as discussions and excursions round the places of interest; organizing actions for peace and nature protection; leading and supporting kids in their work on the team projects within the topics related to the main theme of the summer. Volunteers are responsible for the day activities in the camp. The work can be quite hard, involving long working hours, requiring high level of commitment and responsibility. You will stay with campers from 10:00 to 17:00 and spend another hour to prepare next day activities and feedback. Working days are from Monday to Friday; Sundays are days off. In addition there will be one more extra day-off every week depending on the schedule. Before the camp activities start there will be 2 day training about camp methodology and preparation. The local participants are mainly youngsters from a Russian-speaking minority group of Tallinn. The average number of camp participants is 40. Volunteers will work in pairs facilitating and leading a smaller group of 10 - 12 kids during the day.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

There are 2 options possible (subject to availability):1) A furnished shared apartment of The Language School In Down -Town in the residential area of Tallinn. Volunteers will be issued two sets of keys. The apartment has all necessary facilities, and it takes about 20 minutes to get to the city center by public transport. Public transport cards will be provided. Volunteers will cook their breakfast meals themselves (food will be provided); dinner meals will be served at school; lunches will be organized for the whole camp in the city center.2) The premises of The Language School In Down-Town located on the 4th and 5th floors of a business building in the city centre. In summer time, a part of the school is reserved for the volunteers accommodation that includes several separate dormitory bedrooms, a fitted kitchen, a dining area, a large shower area and two separate toilet cabins. For the reasons of security, volunteers will be issued only one set of keys. To facilitate a smooth and safe environment at school during the off-hours, the entrance to the school must be kept closed at all times. The access to the school and accommodation areas will be managed by long-term volunteers or school staff. Catering will be organized by the School on an agreement with the volunteers (selection of times, meals - provided or independent cooking, etc). Please note: it is not possible to stay at any of the camp accommodation before or after the camp. If you need a place to stay before or after the camp dates, we can help you to book a hostel in Tallinn.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationCamp takes place in school situated in the centre of Tallinn, Estonian capital www.visittallinn.ee/eng The meeting place will be in the school In Down Town at 14:00 on camp arrival date at Joe str 3, Tallinn. Leisure timeThere are many possibilities for leisure time activities as the camp will take place in the Estonian capital Tallinn where one can find attractions for any taste: sightseeing, museums, festivals, concerts, pubs, etc.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

ProjectThis project is organized for local children by The Language School In Down-Town and non-profit educational association Alternative Language Programs Satellite within its annual activities on multicultural issues for kids. Some international teenage participants may randomly join. The common project s aim is to introduce the diversity of world cultures to children and provide them with good practices in intercultural communication using the learning-by-doing method and organizing alternative English language practice. The project gets youngsters familiar with customs and traditions of the countries from all over the world and encourages them to develop their cross-cultural thinking and tolerance as well as global thinking and individual initiative. The theme of summer 2021 is Creative Economy . The participants will discover what impact their hobbies and interests may have on people and on the economy as a whole. Meetings with local and/or international professionals in the field will take place. Thematic photo and video contests for camp participants will be organized.

Treffpunkt

Joe str 3, Tallinn

Anforderungen

Special requirementsYou have to be really motivated to work with kids. Please provide a letter of your motivation along with the application form. An experience of working with children is an advantage. Your ideas and actual preparation to do the activities for kids are essential. We ask you to bring some materials: postcards, posters, symbols of your country, music or popular national games etc., which can be used during your country presentation. We expect active volunteers with a good knowledge of history and culture of their country as well as with an ability and wish to present it to others in a creative way. B2 level of English is required. The age of volunteers is from 20 to 30. Please note that before making final decision about your participation in the camp, the project coordinator will have Skype interview with you.Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 50 Euro towards the costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make it please contact your sending organization for solution.ArrivalThe 10-day self-isolation and COVID-19 testing requirements are not applied ONLY to those persons who have had the COVID-19 disease and no more than six months have passed since they were declared recovered by a doctor (a certificate needed), or have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 disease (a certificate needed). The volunteers who are qualified against these restriction requirements may arrive 3 days before the actual camp dates to be first trained to do their job in the camp. In all other cases, volunteers are subject to 10-day self-isolation. Alternatively, volunteers may arrive minimum 7 days before the actual camp dates and undertake the following steps: 1) make sure you have a medical/travel insurance that covers Covid-19 test; 2) get tested at the Tallinn airport; 3) if tested negative, stay self-isolated for 6 days and participate in the camp on-line training to get prepared; 4) get tested again; 5) if tested negative, come to school and join the camp (if tested positive, self-isolate for 10 days and get in contact with the camp organisers for further instructions). Accommodation options for the period of self-isolation will be discussed with the prospective volunteers during the interview.

Sustainable Development Goals

Quality Education
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 32 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: TAEVASKOJA YOUTH CAMP 1 EST TAE 01
Bewertungen
25/06/2021 - 1/07/2021
Extra-Gebühr EUR 30
Kinder
4 Freiwillige (2 Male / 2 female noch gesucht)
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Each day of the camp will have a program completed by local coordinators and the volunteers will be helping to realize it. We expect that volunteers would lead workshops connected with their culture (traditional dances, games, everyday life, food etc). The main activities will be intercultural learning through finding differences and similarities between Estonia and countries, where volunteers come from (history, traditions, language, singing, dancing, etc). It will be done through games, drama, sport, discussions. We expect active volunteers with the good knowledge of history and culture of their country and ability to present it. After placement volunteers will be contacted by organizers to get involved in the preparation of the program before arrival to Estonia. Volunteer will work in partnership with professional local educators and youth workers i 9 staff members. The age of children is from 8 to 17 depending on shift.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

AccommodationIn the same house with kids, separate room for volunteers and staff members (2-3 people in the same room). Volunteers will eat together with children and staff in the canteen. Showers, toilets and Wi-Fi are available.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationTaevaskoja is a tiny village in South-Estonia with 90 habitants. However, during summer period, it is one of the most visited natural sightseeing places. Distance from Tallinn is 230 km. http://www.taevaskoja.ee/taevaskoja-loodus https://www.visitestonia.com/en/suur-ja-vaike-taevaskoda-sandstone-outcrops Leisure timePlenty of possibilities: hiking, swimming, sunbathing, sports, games, excursions to the places of interest in the area.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Taevaskoja Youth Camp is adventurous hiking camp that has been active for 24 years. The aim of Taevaskoja camp is to support children s development through non-formal education. During the youth camp kids participate in different workshops about health, safety, culture and enjoy climbing and hiking activities. Taevaskoja is located in South-Estonia, about 230 km from Tallinn. The camp site is very close to the one of the most popular natural touristic place - Suur Taevaskoda (The Large Heaven s Hall), surrounded by beautiful forest and close to the one of the longest rivers in Estonia. Such location brings children closer to unspoiled nature and gives them an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with Estonian national heritage richly presented in the area. The camp aims also to develop children s knowledges about different cultures and support the growth of tolerance. To do that Taevaskoja Youth Camp invites international volunteers to join the camp as animators. Children come to Taevaskoja camp from all over Estonia. Most of them have basic knowledge of English and are very happy to have a chance to practice it. More information on www.taevaskoja.ee/taevaskoja-noortelaager/ Camp has several periods with different age groups of kids.

Treffpunkt

TerminalAirport, harbour, bus station in Tallinn or Riga, capital of Latvia. From these cities it is easy to travel to Tartu by bus. From Tartu you can come to Taevaskoja by bus or train. If needed, we can pick you up in Tartu by car.

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NB It is possible to join for more than one camp shift

Anforderungen

Special requirementsYou have to love kids and be really motivated to work with them. The work demands 24-hours commitment and it can be pretty hard sometimes. Weekend is not free Experience in work with children is an advantage. We expect active volunteers with the good knowledge of history and culture of their country and ability to present it. All exciting ideas of activities for kids, games etc are welcome. Good ability to communicate in English is necessary and knowledge of Russian may be useful. The age of participants is 20-30.Certificate of good conduct/ police check is required for work with kids.Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 30 Euro each towards the costs of general administration. In case of participation in more than one shift the total fee is 50 Euro. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make it please contact your sending organization for solution.

Sustainable Development Goals

Good Health and Well-being
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: ABC LANGUAGE CAMP I EST 03
Bewertungen
27/06/2021 - 17/07/2021
Extra-Gebühr EUR 50
Kinder
3 Freiwillige (1 Male / 1 female noch gesucht)
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The general camp program is worked out by the supervisor of the camp. Volunteers together with a local project coordinator are responsible for the day activities in the camp. The volunteers task is to provide children with live communication, activate their vocabulary and encourage them to speak English, to perform language activities and games (the vocabulary depends on the topic of the day and level of children knowledge), carrying out the planned activities, taking part in excursions (which are free for volunteers). The total number of camp participants is about 20 kids aged 8-15. The volunteers will work in a smaller group of 10 children in each. Most of the local children are Russian speaking youngsters. Camp activities will take place in the school situated in the centre of Tallinn. In total there are 6 working days: 09-18.00 (1h lunch break) and Saturdays 09-14.00, Sunday is the day off.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

We provide studio in Tallinn for 2-3 people with kitchen, toilet and shower. Lunches will be organized for whole camp in the city center, breakfasts and dinners should be cooked by volunteers in the apartment. Ingredients for cooking or money to buy it will be provided by the project host.

Lage und Freizeit

Camp will take place in the centre of Tallinn, capital of Estonia, www.visittallinn.ee/eng Leisure timeThere are a lot of possibilities for leisure time activities as camp will take place in the Estonian capital Tallinn where one can find attractions for any taste. Summer period is especially reach with cultural events of all kinds.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project partner is ABC Language School situated in the Tallinn city center. The age of young people attending this school varies from 4 to 19. Every year in summer the school runs English language camps for kids which last for a week and are aimed at providing additional studies and real language practice to local kids and young people. International volunteers are warmly invited to join the project and contribute to this alternative learning process. Participation in this camp provides excellent opportunity to practice work with kids and English language teaching as well as to stay in the Estonian capital enjoying numerous attractions it offers to the guests during summer months.

Treffpunkt

TBC

Anforderungen

Special requirementsYou have to be really motivated to work with children. Please provide a motivation letter along with application form. Experience in work with kids or youth is an advantage. Your ideas and actual preparation to do the activities for children are essential. A very good level of English is required. Minimum age of volunteers is 20.Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 50 Euro towards the costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your organization

Sustainable Development Goals

Quality Education
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 40 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: TAEVASKOJA YOUTH CAMP 2 EST TAE 02
Bewertungen
1/07/2021 - 8/07/2021
Extra-Gebühr EUR 30
Kinder
4 Freiwillige (2 Male / 0 female noch gesucht)
Kinder
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Each day of the camp will have a program completed by local coordinators and the volunteers will be helping to realize it. We expect that volunteers would lead workshops connected with their culture (traditional dances, games, everyday life, food etc). The main activities will be intercultural learning through finding differences and similarities between Estonia and countries, where volunteers come from (history, traditions, language, singing, dancing, etc). It will be done through games, drama, sport, discussions. We expect active volunteers with the good knowledge of history and culture of their country and ability to present it. After placement volunteers will be contacted by organizers to get involved in the preparation of the program before arrival to Estonia. Volunteer will work in partnership with professional local educators and youth workers i 9 staff members. The age of children is from 8 to 17 depending on shift.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

AccommodationIn the same house with kids, separate room for volunteers and staff members (2-3 people in the same room). Volunteers will eat together with children and staff in the canteen. Showers, toilets and Wi-Fi are available.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationTaevaskoja is a tiny village in South-Estonia with 90 habitants. However, during summer period, it is one of the most visited natural sightseeing places. Distance from Tallinn is 230 km. http://www.taevaskoja.ee/taevaskoja-loodus https://www.visitestonia.com/en/suur-ja-vaike-taevaskoda-sandstone-outcrops Leisure timePlenty of possibilities: hiking, swimming, sunbathing, sports, games, excursions to the places of interest in the area.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Taevaskoja Youth Camp is adventurous hiking camp that has been active for 24 years. The aim of Taevaskoja camp is to support children s development through non-formal education. During the youth camp kids participate in different workshops about health, safety, culture and enjoy climbing and hiking activities. Taevaskoja is located in South-Estonia, about 230 km from Tallinn. The camp site is very close to the one of the most popular natural touristic place - Suur Taevaskoda (The Large Heaven s Hall), surrounded by beautiful forest and close to the one of the longest rivers in Estonia. Such location brings children closer to unspoiled nature and gives them an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with Estonian national heritage richly presented in the area. The camp aims also to develop children s knowledges about different cultures and support the growth of tolerance. To do that Taevaskoja Youth Camp invites international volunteers to join the camp as animators. Children come to Taevaskoja camp from all over Estonia. Most of them have basic knowledge of English and are very happy to have a chance to practice it. More information on www.taevaskoja.ee/taevaskoja-noortelaager/ Camp has several periods with different age groups of kids.

Treffpunkt

TerminalAirport, harbour, bus station in Tallinn or Riga, capital of Latvia. From these cities it is easy to travel to Tartu by bus. From Tartu you can come to Taevaskoja by bus or train. If needed, we can pick you up in Tartu by car.

Weitere Infos

NB It is possible to join for more than one camp shift

Anforderungen

Special requirementsYou have to love kids and be really motivated to work with them. The work demands 24-hours commitment and it can be pretty hard sometimes. Weekend is not free Experience in work with children is an advantage. We expect active volunteers with the good knowledge of history and culture of their country and ability to present it. All exciting ideas of activities for kids, games etc are welcome. Good ability to communicate in English is necessary and knowledge of Russian may be useful. The age of participants is 20-30.Certificate of good conduct/ police check is required because of work with kids.Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 30 Euro each towards the costs of general administration. In case of participation in more than one shift the total fee is 50 Euro. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make it please contact your sending organization for solution.

Sustainable Development Goals

Good Health and Well-being
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: REMNIKU II EST 09
Bewertungen
5/07/2021 - 12/07/2021
Extra-Gebühr EUR 30
Kinder
4 Freiwillige (2 Male / 2 female noch gesucht)
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Each day of the camp will have a program completed by local coordinators and volunteers will be helping to realize it. The main activities will be intercultural. It will be done through art, crafts, games, acting and dancing, sport and language speaking clubs. Volunteers would lead workshops during 6 days of the camp, which may culminate with small performance on the last day of the project. You do not have to be professional, the most important that it is enjoyable and fun After placement volunteers will be contacted by organizers to get involved and guided in the preparation of the program before arrival to Estonia.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In the same building as kids but in separate room. Volunteers will eat together with children and staff in the canteen. Showers, dry toilets and Wi-Fi are available.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationRemniku is a tiny village in the picturesque on the northern shore of Lake Peipus 190 km from Tallinn. Surrounded by pine forest, near to the Peipus Lake, it is the ideal place for summer vacations. The nearest town is Johvi (ca 40km), the capital of Ida-Viru County.TerminalAirport, harbour, bus station in Tallinn, specially arranged car to Remniku. Leisure timeHiking, swimming, sunbathing, sports, games.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Language School B-Lingua runs children s activity camps this summer with the aim to give children possibility of active and meaningful summer vacations and some practice of English. Camps take place in Remniku Holiday Centre located 190 km from Tallinn in Ida-Viru County, North-East of Estonia, on the northern shore of Lake Peipus. The wonderful nature, pine forest, proximity to the lake (about 100m) and good facilities i all this makes Remniku the ideal place for leisure. Such location helps to bring children from cities closer to unspoiled nature. The main purpose of all camps is to discover different countries and cultures and practice English. In the last shift, called EN-JOY CAMP it will be done through artistic expression which could be dancing or singing, national style party, music or art of any kind, performing arts and crafts - anything volunteers are good at. The idea is to have intercultural diversity to be presented to kids. We want to give children opportunity to discover culture differences, improve their English language, have fun and enjoy the time with volunteers. For this camp invites international volunteers to join it as animators and providers of English language practice. Children are mainly Russian-speaking from minority community of Estonia. About 40 children aged 8-13 are expected in every shift.

Treffpunkt

TBC

Anforderungen

Special requirementsYou have to love kids and be really motivated to work with them. The work demands 24-hours commitment and it can be pretty hard sometimes. Weekend is not free Experience in work with children is an advantage. We expect active volunteers with the good knowledge of history and culture of their country and ability to present it. Moreover, volunteer should be strong enough in some art to be able to lead a workshop for kids. All exciting ideas of activities for kids, games, etc. are welcome. English and Russian are the camp languages.Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 30 Euro towards the costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot do bank transfer please contact your organization.

Sustainable Development Goals

Quality Education
Organisation ESTYES Alter 19 - 38 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Alajoe Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: MENS SANA IN CORPORE SANO 2 EST T2
Bewertungen
7/07/2021 - 18/07/2021
Extra-Gebühr EUR 390
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ProgramThere are diverse activities in the camp program: windsurfing, canoeing, sailing with Viking boats, running scooters, paintball in the forest, sport games - football, rugby, volleyball, athletics, self-defense training, different competitions, guided eco-hikes, forest cross, sport orientation in the forest on and on sea (navigation), fishing, bicycle trips to explore the area, table tennis, petanque, frisbee, disc-golf, trampolines, visit to the horse farm and horse riding, excursion to Keila waterfall and historical places of interest in the area, active games and adventure trail in Roosta Adventure Park, picnics on a seaside, evening of Estonian national dances and food, building sand and stones castles on the beach, Estonian sauna party, night cinema in open air theatre, etc. In addition, there will be creative workshops on decoupage, soap-making, wooden handicrafts and Estonian folk dances. Bikes are available for the whole camp duration free of charge. WorkThere will be some voluntary work such as painting of community buildings, making wooden toys and games for local orphanage, repairing benches and tables, cleaning local beach and old seaport from garbage, planting trees, cleaning old cemetery, little renovation works in the local school, clearing pavement, helping seniors living in the community with some household duties, berries and herbs picking to give the crop to the orphanage and seniors home, duty in a kitchen and around the camp once in a shift, etc. The work will be organised in cooperation with local forestry department, municipality of Nova and local school. Please note that the work described above is planned for the whole summer and it may change from one shift to another depending on local needs, the season and actual weather conditions.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

AccommodationIn small wooden huts located nearby to the local school and seaside (500m away). There are beds and mattresses but please bring your sleeping bag. Showers, toilets are available in the school and there will be additional bio-toilets set on camping site. You will also try traditional Estonian sauna one day. CateringThree times a day. There are water machines with cold water in the school complex. Catering takes place in the schools mess hall or into the lager tent outside near the mess. Meals are cooked by professional cooks. However, participants will be asked to help cleaning.Medical AidCamp staff members have medical certificates and are able to provide first aid. And there is a car on call 24/7 which goes to the nearest hospital, which is 40km away, in more serious case of any emergency.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationNova is one of 11 municipalities of Laanemaa with about 400 inhabitants, located on the seaside 90 km west from capital of Estonia Tallinn and 40 km north from Haapsalu, famous spa town with many historic and cultural sites. More information on www.novavald.ee/index.php/1 The camp is located on Nova basic Schools territory (www.nova.edu.ee)Terminal and arrivals/ departureAirport, bus station, harbor in Tallinn; specially arranged bus to Nova. Although pick up on arrival to Tallinn is possible at additional fee, it is not really needed since the meeting point (sport club gym) is located just 1km from the airport https://goo.gl/maps/VSCkMgtorvw and can be easily reached by tram from the airport (3 stops).On arrival day there is an excursion in Tallinn, dinner, accommodation in Tallinn with lodging for the night at the gym of the sport club. Showers and WC are in the facility of the gym. On the next day there is a breakfast at 8 am and departure to camp site. On the last day of the camp there is a breakfast and departure at 11:30 am from the camp with the arrival to Tallinn airport by 13:30. If your departure is scheduled to an earlier hour a special transfer from the camp to the airport can be booked at additional fee. In case of earlier arrival or later departure accommodation in hostel can be booked upon request.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

ProjectThis camp is organized for teenagers by youth sport club Lukas-Basket which has been running national youth camps for 20 years and International ones for the past 10 years. International teenage camps will be hosted on seaside in the West of Estonia in Laanemaa County in the municipality of Nova. Beautiful nature, numerous historical places, 200 years long tradition of health resort, unique cultural events are the treasures of the County. Nova with warm sea, white sand, mushroom and berry crops, picturesque lakes, cobble stone road and many places of interest is ideal place for leisure. The aim of Nova camp is to give young people possibility to have active, healthy and meaningful summer vacations with different sport adventures, to enjoy unspoiled nature and to learn to live in harmony with it, also to explore and realize their own capacities and limits. The program will include water activities, sport and ball games, eco-hikes, bicycle trips to places of interest, horse riding, fishing, rowing, sailing with Viking boats, acquaintance with local culture and many other exciting things. Mens sana in corpore sano (Healthy Spirit in Healthy Body) i this is the message of the camp Besides all this, camp gives possibility for intensive contacts between local youth and their peers from abroad, showing youngsters the diversity of world cultures, broadening their horizons and encouraging active communication through games and creative activities. Finally, there will be some voluntary work for nature protection and to support local community. The area of the camp is about 3 hectares and it can host over 70 youngsters on one shift. The age of local participants is 10-18. Local teenagers are mainly Russian-speaking of minority communities of Estonia. Videos from past camps are available here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZV4WZ61ZxyI , https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwTAJF6pIGsfeature=youtu.be

Treffpunkt

Meeting point at address: Pae 1, Pae Spordikompleks

Anforderungen

Special requirementsParticipants have to be sporty (e.g. be ready to run up to 3 km, bike up to 25 km), independent enough, curious and interested in active life style. Please inform us beforehand about allergies, dietary requirements you have or others prescriptions from your doctor. Please bring sleeping bag and mat, wind and waterproof clothes, goods shoes, warm and summer clothes. It s desirable to take thermal underwear. It is advisable to take tick vaccination before coming. Generally, age of participants is 14-18, however exceptions are possible. NB Smoking, drinking alcohol, using drugs is absolutely prohibited in the camp This policy will be followed strictly Thus, if you cannot quit smoking for a while perhaps it is better not to come. Camp common language is English. Local languages are Estonian and Russian.Participation feeUnlike the normal camp there will be not too much of work here. Nevertheless, participants will be provided with board, lodging, local transportation and all equipment necessary to realize camp program. Besides, program involves a lot of extra costs for excursions, trips out, visits, sport activities, equipment, materials and general administration and leadership. Since neither EstYES nor its local camp partner, does not receive financial support for this camp from municipality or private sources, to realize this camp we have to charge participation fee of 390 Euro, which covers all camp and program costs including transfer from Tallinn to and from the camp, and which has to be paid by bank transfer before the camp or by participants upon arrival to the camp. The bank details will be provided after the acceptance of the participant to the camp.

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Good Health and Well-being
Organisation ESTYES Alter 14 - 18 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: TAEVASKOJA YOUTH CAMP 3 EST TAE 03
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8/07/2021 - 15/07/2021
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Each day of the camp will have a program completed by local coordinators and the volunteers will be helping to realize it. We expect that volunteers would lead workshops connected with their culture (traditional dances, games, everyday life, food etc). The main activities will be intercultural learning through finding differences and similarities between Estonia and countries, where volunteers come from (history, traditions, language, singing, dancing, etc). It will be done through games, drama, sport, discussions. We expect active volunteers with the good knowledge of history and culture of their country and ability to present it. After placement volunteers will be contacted by organizers to get involved in the preparation of the program before arrival to Estonia. Volunteer will work in partnership with professional local educators and youth workers i 9 staff members. The age of children is from 8 to 17 depending on shift.

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AccommodationIn the same house with kids, separate room for volunteers and staff members (2-3 people in the same room). Volunteers will eat together with children and staff in the canteen. Showers, toilets and Wi-Fi are available.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationTaevaskoja is a tiny village in South-Estonia with 90 habitants. However, during summer period, it is one of the most visited natural sightseeing places. Distance from Tallinn is 230 km. http://www.taevaskoja.ee/taevaskoja-loodus https://www.visitestonia.com/en/suur-ja-vaike-taevaskoda-sandstone-outcrops Leisure timePlenty of possibilities: hiking, swimming, sunbathing, sports, games, excursions to the places of interest in the area.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Taevaskoja Youth Camp is adventurous hiking camp that has been active for 24 years. The aim of Taevaskoja camp is to support children s development through non-formal education. During the youth camp kids participate in different workshops about health, safety, culture and enjoy climbing and hiking activities. Taevaskoja is located in South-Estonia, about 230 km from Tallinn. The camp site is very close to the one of the most popular natural touristic place - Suur Taevaskoda (The Large Heaven s Hall), surrounded by beautiful forest and close to the one of the longest rivers in Estonia. Such location brings children closer to unspoiled nature and gives them an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with Estonian national heritage richly presented in the area. The camp aims also to develop children s knowledges about different cultures and support the growth of tolerance. To do that Taevaskoja Youth Camp invites international volunteers to join the camp as animators. Children come to Taevaskoja camp from all over Estonia. Most of them have basic knowledge of English and are very happy to have a chance to practice it. More information on www.taevaskoja.ee/taevaskoja-noortelaager/ Camp has several periods with different age groups of kids.

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TerminalAirport, harbour, bus station in Tallinn or Riga, capital of Latvia. From these cities it is easy to travel to Tartu by bus. From Tartu you can come to Taevaskoja by bus or train. If needed, we can pick you up in Tartu by car.

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NB It is possible to join for more than one camp shift

Anforderungen

Special requirementsYou have to love kids and be really motivated to work with them. The work demands 24-hours commitment and it can be pretty hard sometimes. Weekend is not free Experience in work with children is an advantage. We expect active volunteers with the good knowledge of history and culture of their country and ability to present it. All exciting ideas of activities for kids, games etc are welcome. Good ability to communicate in English is necessary and knowledge of Russian may be useful. The age of participants is 20-30.Certificate of good conduct/ police check is required because of work with kids.Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 30 Euro each towards the costs of general administration. In case of participation in more than one shift the total fee is 50 Euro. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make it please contact your sending organization for solution.

Sustainable Development Goals

Good Health and Well-being
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
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