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country Estonia: ALLIKSAARE FARM I EST 04
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6/05/2019 - 31/05/2019
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Alliksaare Farm main direction is horses and cattle farming. At the moment there are around 100 cows and over 50 horses on the farm. Generally, the 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 for winter time. In Farm you can work with horses, take care of them and together with owner train horses. Moreover, if you have some experience and interest you can ride horses. The work will be mainly outdoors. The working time will be around 6-8 hours a day. Work will be done under the supervision of the local host as well as independently.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The accommodation conditions are very simple in caravans, however beds are provided. Please bring your sleeping bag. Toilets and showers are available on site. There is a kitchen with all necessary equipment for cooking. Ingredients for food will be provided.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationAlliksaare farm is located in Nurste Kula, Emmaste parish, Hiiumaa island. Hiiumaa is situated in the western part of Estonia, approximately 130km from Tallinn. More information available on the following websites: www.emmaste.ee, www.hiiumaa.ee, www.visitestonia.com Leisure timeThere 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.

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 The island of Hiiumaa was first mentioned in historical documents as a deserted island called Dageida in 1228.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, and EstYES feels particularly proud developing international voluntary projects for almost twenty years there. Besides, for years EstYES has been cooperating with eco-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 on Hiiumaa Island 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. 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

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Special requirementsYou have to be open-minded and be ready to adapt to the simple conditions of the common life in the countryside of Estonia. Be ready for independent work and stay without permanent supervision. Please consider that the work is mainly farm work which can be hard sometimes. It is very good if you have some technical skills. Having driving licence is an advantage. It would be good if you have some experience in hourse riding and/or cows milking. Camp is not suitable for people with allergy, especially lactose allergy since the host offers a lot of milk products. Smoking and drinking alcohol is not permitted on the farm.Participation feeDue to lack of communal resources for this camp we ask participants to contribute 50 Euro 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 bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kaina Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: LANGUAGE SCHOOL IN DOWN-TOWN SUMMER EST MTV 04
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3/06/2019 - 24/08/2019
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All summer camps are held under one common idea, though every camp has its own theme within which all the activities for teens 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 10, and there is a special agenda on the 1st, 5th, 6th and 10th 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: Healthy body, healthy spirit , Good habits , My small home in the big world , War and peace , 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, actions for peace and nature protection, playing the games and music popular in the countries the volunteers represent, teaching their songs or folk dances, etc. There are six-seven camps during this summer project which are of different length (5-10 days) and types (city or country), and for different ages. There is a two-week break for the volunteer in July. The working language in most of the camps is English. An average number of volunteers working with schoolchildren in one camp is 8; 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; most of local kids are Russian-speaking of Russian minority community. The volunteers arrive before the actual camp dates and are first trained to do their job in the camp; they have one day off during the camp shift.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 pretty hard, involving long working hours on some days, requiring high commitment and responsibility for the camp program.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Camp will take place in Tallinn, at 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 Tallinn. In summer time the school doubles as accommodation for the volunteers as a part of International Language Camp. For volunteers security we have to keep the school safe all the time. As you will be authorized to hold the school s keys, you have to be at the school to provide access into the building whenever needed.

Lage und Freizeit

5-6 camps take place in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. More information on www.visittallinn.ee/eng One camp takes place in the country side, near to Viljandi.Leisure timeThere are a lot of possibilities for leisure time activities as the 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?

The project is organized for local schoolchildren in the age of 6 to 16 years old by the Language School In Down-Town and non-profit association Alternative Language Programs Satellite . The general project s aim is to introduce the diversity of world cultures, national 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. This year camps topic is Indigenous Languages.

Anforderungen

Special requirementsYou have to be really motivated to work with kids. Please provide a letter of your motivation along with the application form. Experience in work 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 to the bank account. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: DOWN TOWN KIDS CITY I EST 06
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9/06/2019 - 22/06/2019
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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. Among the activities to be held by team of volunteers are playing the games and music popular in the countries the volunteers represent; training kids to perform pieces of amateur drama; preparing festivals, intellectual and sport games as well as discussions and excursions round the places of interest; actions for peace and nature protection; leading and supporting kids in their work on the team projects within themes related to the general topic. Volunteers are responsible for the day activities in the camp. The work can be pretty hard, involving long working hours, requiring high level of commitment and responsibility. You will stay with kids 10.00 i 17.00 and spend another hour to prepare next day activities and feedback. In the course of camp there is one day off and at least one day of travel outside Tallinn together with kids. Before the camp activities start there will be 2 day training about camp methodology and preparation. Most of kids are Russian-speaking children from minority group of Tallinn. The total number of kids is 30 to 40. Volunteers will work in pairs facilitating and leading a smaller group of 10 - 12 kids during the day.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

On mattresses in the class rooms of The Language School In Down -Town , in the centre of Tallinn. Toilets and showers are available. Volunteers will have their breakfasts and dinners at the place of accommodation; lunches will be organized for whole camp in the city centre. If you need a place to stay before or after the camp, we can help you to book a youth hostel in Tallinn. But it will not be possible to stay at the camp accommodation after or before the dates of your camp.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationCamp takes place in learning centre 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?

This 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. The 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 the kids of 10 to 13 years old familiar with customs and traditions of the countries from all over the world and encourages them to develop their cross-cultural thinking and tolerance. This year camps topic is Indigenous Languages. Within the theme, camp participants guided by international volunteers are going to discuss issues important for personal and social development.

Anforderungen

Special requirementsYou have to be really motivated to work with kids. Please provide a letter of your motivation along with the application form. Experience in work with children is an advantage. Your ideas and actual preparation to do the activities for kids are essential. 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 maximum. 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 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.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Estonian
country Estonia: TOILA YOUTH CAMP EST 07
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10/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
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We ask volunteers to help us to run this work camp for youngsters: organize free-time activities, team-building games, culture nights for participants, etc. Volunteers alongside with local leaders will be responsible for the whole cultural and social program of the camp. Also, volunteers are asked to join young people helping doing the work of the camp. Work is mainly outdoors. This job requiers high level of commitment and responsibility for the camp program and the young participants. Some days may be quite long for late-night orientations, landscape game in the forest, campfire etc. But it will all be FUN It will be great if you could introduce your country and culture to local young people.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will stay in Voka Youth Center. Beds, bed sheets, blankets and pillows are provided. Toilets are available, and there is x-box, band room, many games and a cinema room for watching movies (see some pictures on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/VokaAvatudNoortekeskus/ ). Shower is available in the nearby sports centre. There volunteers have a possibility to play basketball, table tennis and use the gym. And there is a good chance to try traditional Estonian sauna. Some meals will be prepared and served, some meals participants have to make themselves i there is a kitchen in the youth centre and all ingredients for cooking will be provided. Please let us know if you have any allergies or special food requirements.

Lage und Freizeit

The workcamp will mainly take part in Voka, which is a small village in Toila parish, Ida-Viru County. Ida-Viru County is one of 15 counties of Estonia. It is the most north-eastern part of the country. Ida-Virumaa is also called Adventure Land , as here we have more adventorous activities to do than in any other county in Estonia. Voka is about 170 km away from the capital, Tallinn. It is a picturesque place located just a few hundred meters away from the beautiful coast of the Baltic Sea.Leisure timeThere are a lot of possibilities for active leisure time around our county, Ida-Virumaa. Voka itself is located next to the sea and we have a lot of beautiful parks and forests around us, which makes Voka a great place for nature lovers. Here we have opportunities like disc golf, riding a boat on the lake, hiking and so on. Near Voka, in Toila, we have a fantastic Spa hotel and quite famous park called Oru park. For more information about our whole county, we suggest you to visit www.idaviru.ee.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Would you like to spent two weeks of your summer helping to organize a youth work camp for local youngsters and through that get to know Estonian culture and meet new friends? If yes, then this is the project for you For many years Voka Youth Centre together with neighbour municipalities organizes a youth work camp, where youngsters aged 12-18 are working 4 hours a day (landscaping, cleaning, building, etc) and after that have diverse fun activities together. We look for volunteers who will help us to organize and run this camp. The camp is organized together with municipality of Johvi https://www.johvi.ee/web/eng/eng

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Special requirementsWe are waiting for volunteers who are passionate about organizing activities for youngsters. 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. A good level of English is required. The minimum age of volunteers is 18. Previous experience in work with children and teenagers is an advantage. Please provide a short motivation letter along with the application form. Camp language is Estonian and English.Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 30 Euro each 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.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 18 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: ALT-LAURI ORGANIC FARM I EST 42
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20/06/2019 - 4/07/2019
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The main task for volunteers will be to weed and harvest (by hand) vegetables and lettuce and picking berries. In addition to harvesting task, volunteers will clean the vegetables and make them ready for consumers in different organic shops around the country. Volunteers have to be motivated to work outdoors doing sometimes quite physical work under changing weather conditions. Volunteers will work 3-5 working days and then have 1-1,5 days for rest/ sightseeing since the camp takes place on the peak of the season.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

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

Lage und Freizeit

The charm of Haanja Uplands in South Estonia lies in its lovely hilly landscape, winding roads and numerous lakes. Most of its ancient villages, special dialect, handicraft, and customs have been preserved until today. The whole area, called Vorumaa, is an area of outstanding beauty. It is famous for its diverse and very well-preserved nature. Untouched forests with wildlife, deep valleys, hills, 170 small lakes with extremely clean water, winding rivers with caves in the steep banks- you can find everything here Farm is situated 16km south of Voru, capital of the County, which has a population of 14 000 people and lies about 250km south-east of Tallinn, close to the Latvian and Russian borders. More info about Estonia www.visitestonia.com, South-Estonia www.werro.com , www.southestonia.info Leisure timeThe camp takes place in the area of outstanding beauty. There are many possibilities for leisure time, 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 Voru are planned as well. Some free time activities will be organized for participants such as a day trip and excursions in the area. Participants of this camp (EST 42) will have a privilege to take part in Mid-summer festivities at the night 23/ 24.06. This is the largest and most spectacular celebration in Estonia with barbeque, beer, socializing, bonfires, music and vivid parties everywhere.

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. Alt-Lauri 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. Alt-Lauri Farm located in the Voru County in the South of Estonia. The farm is one of the few organic farms in this area. The two major crops grown are buckwheat and different cabbages; others include different salads, strawberries, kale, lettuce, kohlrabi and turnip.

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The 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 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 feeDue to lack of communal resources for this camp we 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 sending organization for solution.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 17 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Voru Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: DOWN TOWN KIDS COUNTRY EST 09
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24/06/2019 - 8/07/2019
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Activating teenage participants providing them with cross-cultural learning experience. The volunteers will do it through informal methods of teaching and working in small group techniques. Among the activities to be held by the team of volunteers are playing games and music popular in the countries the volunteers represent; drama and sports; preparing festivals and disco parties, intellectual and social games, common discussions, handicrafts; leading and supporting teens in their work on the team projects within the discussed themes of the camp etc.; preparing and leading teams presentations on the countries the camp volunteers are from. Each day of the camp will have a country presentation, a subject to learn or discuss and a related activity, and finally party in the evening. Volunteers are responsible for the day activities in the camp. The work can be pretty hard, involving long working hours, requiring high level of commitment and responsibility for the camp program and the young participants. Most of local kids are Russian-speaking youngsters from the minority groups of Estonia. The total number of participants is around 35.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will stay in the shared rooms for 2-4 persons of the same camp house as kids. Toilets and showers are of common use. You do NOT need a sleeping bag, but please bring your own towels. All meals are provided in the camp canteen. But if you have a special diet, please bring your own food with you, as during camp it will not be possible to visit shop. Village is situated pretty far from the city. More info about the camp site www.veldemani.ee If you need a place to stay before or after the camp, we can help you to book a youth hostel in Tallinn. Please note: it will not be possible to stay at the camp accommodation after the end of the camp.

Lage und Freizeit

Although volunteers are expected to arrive to Tallinn first, this camp will be run in the village of Vaibla near Viljandi in the South of Estonia. More info about the camp site www.veldemani.eeLeisure timeThere are a lot of possibilities for active leisure time in this countryside camp: swimming, sunbathing, hiking, sport, etc. Excursion to Viljandi, a culture town well known for its valued Culture Academy, Ugala Drama Theatre and international Folk Music Festival, will be organized. More on www.viljandi.ee

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project is organized for kids by the language school In Down Town and non-profit educational association Alternative Language Programs Satellite within its annual activities on multicultural issues. The project s aim is to introduce the diversity of world cultures to the youth and provide them with good practices in intercultural communication using the learning-by-doing method which includes project work, games, handicrafts, meetings, discussions, direct contact to young people from abroad as well as alternative English language practice. The project gets 10 to 13 years old kids from Estonia, providing them the first experience of the intercultural learning. This year camps topic is Indigenous Languages. Within the theme, camp participants guided by international volunteers are going to discuss issues important for personal and social development. NB This shift will be run in the village of Vaibla near Viljandi in the South of Estonia.

Anforderungen

You have to be really motivated to work with kids. Please provide a letter of your motivation along with the application form. Experience in work 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. It will be great if you can bring any traditional food for intercultural evenings. 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 maximum. 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 30 Euro towards the costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp to the bank account. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: TAEVASKOJA YOUTH CAMP I EST 10
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25/06/2019 - 9/07/2019
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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.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In 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 i 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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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.Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 30 Euro each 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.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen TARTU Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: MENS SANA IN CORPORE SANO 1 EST T1
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27/06/2019 - 8/07/2019
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There 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, berry 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

In tourist tents set by the local school, nearby to the seaside (500m away). It is also possible to get accommodation in small wooden houses for modest extra charge - 30 Euro for the whole period. However it should be booked it in advance. Please bring your sleeping bag and mat. Showers, toilets are provided in the school and there will be additional bio-toilets set on camping site. You will also try traditional Estonian sauna. 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

Meeting pointAirport, 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.Nova 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)

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This 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 8 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 how 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 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 with horse riding, excursion to Keila waterfall and historical places of interest in the area, active games and adventure trail at Roosta Adventure Park, picnics on the seaside, evening of Estonian national dances and food, making castles from sand and stones 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 even Estonian folk dances. Bikes are available for the whole duration of the shift free of charge.

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Unlike the normal camp there will be not so 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

Anforderungen

Participants have to be sporty (e.g. be ready to run up to 3 km, bike up to 30 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 so 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 360 Euro, which covers all 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.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 14 - 18 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Talinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: PARNU YOUTH CAMP EST 11
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1/07/2019 - 19/07/2019
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Volunteers together with youth workers are responsible for the day activities in the camps. The general camp program (themes, actions, social activities, games, excursions etc.) is worked out by the youth workers before camps start. Still volunteers can work out some activities for youngsters during the camp days together with youth workers. The content of these activities depends of the camp s topics. In addition to volunteers there are 1-2 youth workers in both groups in every camp. The volunteers tasks are: -assisting youth workers in communicating and supervising youngsters;-helping youth workers to prepare the day activities;-carrying out planned activities; -taking part in excursions, games, meetings, discussions, seminars and handicraft workshops;-providing youngsters with communication, activating their vocabulary, encouraging them to speak English and/or Russian.The work can be pretty intense, requiring high level of commitment, lots of communication and responsibility for the camp program and young participants. The camp days last from 12:00 until 19:00. Volunteers will stay with youngsters in this time period and then they spend some time to prepare the next day activities together with youth workers. The camps activities will mostly take place in the Youth Centre of Parnu, but there are days and camps where we are going to visit different places such as Parnu Central Library, Parnu Museum, Parnu Adventure Park, sports games outside the youth centre in the park or at the beach and so on. In total there are 5 working days in 3 camps from Monday to Friday. It is possible that in the adventure and in the healthy camps there is one night sleeping in tents in the forest (tent and sleeping bags will be provided).Preliminary schedule is below, however the actual day schedule depends on a day and on a particular camp theme:12:00 i 14:00 Icebreaking and parlor games14:00 i 15:00 Lunch15:00 i 17:00 Excursion or activities around the city17:00 i 19:00 Workshop or intellectual and creative games in teams, snack break

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will sleep in the Parnu Youth Centre meeting room on the camp beds. There is no need to bring own mattresses, pillows, blankets, etc. as we have them in the centre. Please bring own towels. Toilets and showers are of common use. Collective lunches will be organized in Parnu Youth Centre. Breakfasts and dinners can easily made in the youth centre kitchen where there are stove, freezer, microwave and cookwares. Very near to the youth centre there are grocery store and pubs where the volunteers can also have their meals. Money will be given to volunteers to buy food for cooking.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationMost of the camp activities will take place in Parnu Youth Centre www.vabaajakeskus.ee/ ; www.facebook.com/vabaajakeskus/ ; www.instagram.com/parnu_noorte_vabaajakeskus/. The youth centre is just 15-minute walk from the city centre (stores, cinema, leisure time activities, pubs, clubs, parks, riverside etc), 5-minute walk from Parnu river and 30-minute walk from the beautiful Parnu Beach. More about Parnu: http://www.parnu.ee/index.php/en/. More about Estonia: https://www.visitestonia.com/enLeisure timeThere is plenty to do in Parnu: concerts, festivals, open-air shows etc. Summer period is especially rich for cultural events of all kinds. Parnu is known as the summer capital of Estonia. There are several sport halls, swimming pools, saunas and spas, fitness clubs, beautiful Parnu Beach i sunbathing, swimming and many other opportunities for outdoor sports and leisure time activities.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project is organized by Parnu Youth Centre which was formed in 2008. It follows NGO Parnu Freeschool s youth work principles, ethics and standards. The aim of this project is to offer fun and educative summer camps with different subjects for the youngsters aged 7- 21. In every camp there are activities which help youngsters to develop as a citizen, improve their social skills and key competencies in fun and entertaining way. It is also important to offer fun and educative free time activities for the youngsters who come from families with difficult economic background. In every camp we use learning-by-doing method which includes teamwork activities, games, handicraft, meetings, discussions, seminars, excursions and direct contact to young people from abroad as well as alternative English and/or Russian languages pactice. In every camp there are about 50 youngsters divided in two groups. In one group there will be youngsters who speak Estonian and in the other group there will be mostly youngsters who speak Russian as their mother tongue. We look for volunteers for the cultural and adventure camp (5 days), creativity camp (5 days) and healthy camp (5 days). Between the camps there will be days off. Volunteers joining these camps have an excellent opportunity to practice work with youngsters of different backgrounds as well as teaching English and/or Russian languages.

Anforderungen

Special requirementsWe ask you to bring some materials: postcards, posters, symbols of your country, music or popular national games etc typical for your country which can be used during your country presentation. It will be great if you can bring any traditional food for intercultural evenings. We expect 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. Please share your hobbies, special skills and interest with youngsters. Generally, you have to be highly motivated to work with youngsters. Please provide a letter of motivation along with the application form. Experience in work with youngsters is an advantage. We need you to be trustworthy, active and capable to participate in the activities of the camp. Your criminal record must be clean. A good level of English and/or Russian is required. The age lmit of volunteers is 20-30. NB Smoking and drinking alcohol is absolutely prohibitied in the camp and in the youth centreParticipation feeWe ask participants to contribute 30 Euro each 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.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Parnu Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Russian
country Estonia: KUREMAA BEACH HOUSE EST 41
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5/07/2019 - 18/07/2019
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Wide range of activities will be offer to volunteers i mostly in the field of maintenance and development of the visitor site and the territory of the beach and surrounding. It involves: tidying up the area, cutting bushes, weeding; works with soil, landscaping, easier construction work like building benches; painting, etc. The working time each day is approximately 6-7 full hours which may vary depending on the daily leisure activities and actual weather conditions. Most of these activities will take place outdoors, but weather conditions will be taken into account.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The accommodation will be in the beach house. There is one large room with beds. In the house there are toilets, a shower room, washing machine and a spacious kitchen with necessary equipment for cooking.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationKuremaa rannamaja is located in Kuremaa borough, Jogeva country. Jogeva is situated in the eastern part of Estonia, approximately 160 km from Tallinn. More information available on the following websites: www.visitestonia.com, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JC3B5gevaLeisure timeThere are a lot of interesting natural picturesque sights in the area as well as good possibilities for swimming in the lake and hiking in the forest. On the beach there is a basketball court, volleyball court, barbecue area, camping and recreation area. It is possible to use boats, water bicycles, surfing wheels, paddleboards, balls, etc. There is an opportunity to visit Tartu, the second biggest city of Estonia, which is located just 48 km from Kuremaa https://visittartu.com/

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The northern shore of Lake Kuremaa, where you find a 250-metre stretch of golden sand,is the only organized public beach in Jogeva County manned by lifeguards. Kuremaa Beach House is a project run by the NGO Oieke, which takes care of the area, promotes sustainable life-style, develops nature tourism activities, offers various leisure activities to public and organizes summer camps for youngsters. Volunteers are invited to help this NGO and locals to take care of the beach house and its surroundings and prepare it for the summer season. Some projects photos can be seen here http://kuremaa.eu/rand/

Anforderungen

Special requirementsVolunteers have to be motivated to work outdoors doing physical work under changing weather conditions. English is the camp language. Please bring your sleeping bags.Participation feeDue to lack of communal resources for this camp we 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 sending organization for solution.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Jogeva Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: MENS SANA IN CORPORE SANO 2 EST T2
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7/07/2019 - 18/07/2019
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There 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 with horse riding, excursion to Keila waterfall and historical places of interest in the area, active games and adventure trail at Roosta Adventure Park, picnics on the seaside, evening of Estonian national dances and food, making castles from sand and stones 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 even Estonian folk dances. Bikes are available for the whole duration of the shift 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, berry 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

In tourist tents set by the local school, nearby to the seaside (500m away). It is also possible to get accommodation in small wooden houses for modest extra charge - 30 Euro for the whole period. However it should be booked it in advance. Please bring your sleeping bag and mat. Showers, toilets are provided in the school and there will be additional bio-toilets set on camping site. You will also try traditional Estonian sauna. 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

Meeting pointAirport, 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.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)Surroundings and camps infrastructureSchoolhouseSports hallTable tennisWooden housesInformation centreRefreshments stall with water coolersGym equipment for fitness exercises on schools territoryFootball fieldBasketball court on the schools territoryVolleyball court on the beach4 lakes within 4 km from the camp side2 sand beaches in the distance from 0,5-7 kmForest Management Centre wooden tents with table and grill for picnic near the beachGrocery store 0,5 km awayHiking paths marked by Forest Department

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This 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 8 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 how 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

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Special requirementsParticipants have to be sporty (e.g. be ready to run up to 3 km, bike up to 30 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 so 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 360 Euro, which covers all 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.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 14 - 18 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Russian
country Estonia: PARIISI ENG EST 18
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12/07/2019 - 3/08/2019
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Activating kids and teenagers, providing cross-cultural learning experience for them as well as English language environment. It will be done through the games, drama, sport activities, excursions, discussions, etc. Volunteers along with local coordinators will be responsible for the whole program of the camp. The work can be pretty hard, involving long working hours some days, requiring high level of commitment and responsibility for the camp program.Age of kids is 10-15. There will be 3 shifts during 3 weeks: two first dedicated to English and Computers, the last one i English and Arts. And it is going to be around 50 teenage participants in every shift.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Camp has two buildings with 2-3 bedded rooms. Volunteers will stay in their own room. Beds are provided, but please bring your sleeping bag. Toilets, showers and sauna are available. There is a hall for performances, open air stage, swimming pool, sport facilities for ball games, table tennis, bicycles, etc. Volunteers and participants will have their meals in the local canteen. See some photos on www.pariisi.ee

Lage und Freizeit

LocationCamp takes place in Pariisi village, about 100km from Tallinn the capital of Estonia. Nearest towns are Rakvere (20km) and Tapa (15km). The picturesque area around the camp with many hills, streams, rivers and lakes is very suitable for hikes and bicycle tours. Famous Lahemaa National Park is about 20 km from the camp. More information on www.visitestonia.com, www.lahemaa.ee, www.rakvere.ee Leisure timeThere are a lot of possibilities for leisure time activities: swimming, hiking, sports, horse riding, etc. Excursions to Lahemaa National Park and Rakvere are possible

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Do you want to spend two weeks working with kids in the village of Paris in Estonia? Then this camp is for you The camp is organized for kids and teenagers by the Association of Teachers of English in Estonia. The main aim of the camp is to provide intensive experience of learning and practicing of English language for kids and teenagers outside school curriculum using facilities of children camp Pariisi. The camp program includes games and activities, performances in the open air, hikes, excursions and visits, talks and discussions in the working groups. The language of the camp is English i although the name Pariisi might provoke another expectation

Anforderungen

Special requirementsThe minimum age of volunteers is 19. A very good level of spoken English is required. Please provide your Motivation Letter. You should be really motivated to work with kids and teenagers. Previous experience is an asset. All ideas of activities for youngsters, games etc. are welcomed. It is highly desirable that you could share some of your skills and knowledge with children - e.g. teach them dancing or playing music, make a performance or do some handicrafts. Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 30 Euro towards the costs of general administration. The 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.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 19 - 33 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Rakvere Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: TAEVASKOJA YOUTH CAMP II EST 19
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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.

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In 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 i 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.

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.Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 30 Euro each 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.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tartu Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: MENS SANA IN CORPORE SANO 3 EST T3
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There 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 with horse riding, excursion to Keila waterfall and historical places of interest in the area, active games and adventure trail at Roosta Adventure Park, picnics on the seaside, evening of Estonian national dances and food, making castles from sand and stones 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 even Estonian folk dances. Bikes are available for the whole duration of the shift 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, berry 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

In tourist tents set by the local school, nearby to the seaside (500m away). It is also possible to get accommodation in small wooden houses for modest extra charge - 30 Euro for the whole period. However it should be booked it in advance. Please bring your sleeping bag and mat. Showers, toilets are provided in the school and there will be additional bio-toilets set on camping site. You will also try traditional Estonian sauna. 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

Meeting pointAirport, 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.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)Surroundings and camps infrastructureSchoolhouseSports hallTable tennisWooden housesInformation centreRefreshments stall with water coolersGym equipment for fitness exercises on schools territoryFootball fieldBasketball court on the schools territoryVolleyball court on the beach4 lakes within 4 km from the camp side2 sand beaches in the distance from 0,5-7 kmForest Management Centre wooden tents with table and grill for picnic near the beachGrocery store 0,5 km awayHiking paths marked by Forest Department

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This 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 8 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 how 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

Anforderungen

Special requirementsParticipants have to be sporty (e.g. be ready to run up to 3 km, bike up to 30 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 so 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 360 Euro, which covers all 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.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 14 - 18 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Russian
country Estonia: DOWN TOWN ENG EST 21
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26/07/2019 - 9/08/2019
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Activating teenage participants 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. Among the activities to be held by team of volunteers are playing games and music popular in the countries that volunteers represent, drama, sports, preparing festivals, common discussions, excursions, actions for peace and nature protection, leading and supporting teens in their work on the team projects.; preparing and leading the teen teams presentations on the countries the camp participants and volunteers are from. Each day of the camp will have a country presentation, a subject to learn or discuss and a related activity. Volunteers are responsible for the day activities in the camp. The work can be pretty hard, involving long working hours, requiring high level of commitment and responsibility for the camp program and the young participants. You will stay with teens 10.00 i 17.00 and spend another hour to prepare next day activities and get feedback. In the course of camp there is one day off and at least one day of travel outside Tallinn together with teens. Before activities start there will be 2 days training in the Language School In Down-Town about camp methodology and preparation. Most of local teens in the camp are Russian-speaking youngsters from minority group of Tallinn. Besides local teens 15 teenage participants from abroad are expected to join this camp. The total number of participants is about 40. Volunteers will work in pair facilitating and leading a smaller group of 10 - 12 teens during the day.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

On mattresses in the class rooms of the Language School In Down-Town , in the centre of Tallinn. Toilets and showers are available. You will have breakfasts and dinners at the place of accommodation; lunches will be organized for whole camp in the city centre. Please note: it is not possible to stay at this accommodation before or after the camp. If you need a place to stay, we can help you to book a youth hostel in Tallinn.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationCamp takes place in learning centre situated in the centre of Tallinn, Estonian capital www.visittallinn.ee/eng Leisure timeThere are a lot of 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?

This project is organized for teenagers by the language school In Down Town and non-profit educational association Alternative Language Programs Satellite within its annual activities on multicultural issues for teens. The project s aim is to introduce the diversity of world cultures to the youth and provide them with practices in intercultural communication using the learning-by-doing method which includes meetings, visits, direct contact to young people from abroad as well as alternative English language practice. The project gets 14 to 17 years old teens familiar with national traditions of the countries from all over the world, encourages them to develop their global thinking and individual initiative as well as tolerance and resistance to xenophobia and ethnic hatred. This year camps topic is Indigenous Languages. Within the theme, camp participants guided by international volunteers are going to discuss issues important for personal and social development.

Anforderungen

Special requirementsYou have to be really motivated to work with kids. Please provide a letter of your motivation along with the application. Experience in work 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. It will be great if you can bring any traditional food for intercultural evenings. 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 maximum. 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 30 Euro towards the costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp to the bank account. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
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