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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.

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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: PARIISI FRA EST 46
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20/06/2019 - 5/07/2019
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Activating kids and teenagers, providing cross-cultural learning experience for them as well as French 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 may be hard sometimes, involving long working hours some days, requiring high commitment and responsibility for the camp program. At the same time, it is a good chance to practice different teaching methods and try out working in team starting with planning process to realizing real activities. There will be two shifts during the period of camp. The first one will involve kids aged 8-10, the second one i teenagers aged 11-13. There is going to be around 40 participants in each shift. In addition to teachers there will be local young volunteer assistants in the camp.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Camp has two buildings with 2-5 bedded rooms. Volunteers will have their one room. Beds will be provided, sleeping bag is NOT needed. 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 cafe. See some photos on www.pariisi.ee

Lage und Freizeit

LocationCamp takes place in Pariisi village, about 100 km 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 20km 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, etc. Excursions to Lahemaa National Park and Rakvere are foreseen. Volunteers will join celebration of Mid-summer which is undoubtedly the largest festivity in Estonia.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Do you want to spend three 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 French in Estonia. The main aim of the camp is to provide intensive experience of learning and practicing French 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. Naturally the language of this camp is French i what else would you speak in Pariisi?

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Special requirementsGood level of FRENCH is required You should be really motivated to work with children. Previous experience is an asset. All good ideas of activities for youngsters, games are welcomed. Please bring some materials, postcards, posters, music, etc. from your country and be ready to present it to kids.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 18 - 48 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Rakvere Projekt-Sprache(n) French , 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.

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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.

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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.

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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: 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

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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.

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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: KRIUSILLA FARM I EST 14
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1/07/2019 - 14/07/2019
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Kriusilla is a small farm dealing mainly with beekeeping and forestry. Volunteers will be doing some forestry work (cleaning and weeding forestry, planting trees, building wood construction) but also collecting honey, cleaning and improving bee houses, possibly helping to build new ones. There can be also some light odd jobs in the house, building and gardening. The working day will be 5-7 hours depending on weather conditions.

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The accommodation conditions on the farm will be simple, but beds are provided. Please bring your sleeping bags. Toilets and showers are available. There is kitchen with all necessary equipment for cooking. Volunteers will be served food cooked by the hosts.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationThe farm is located in Anija Community of Harjumaa County. Distance from Tallinn is about 40 km. More information on www.visitestonia.com Leisure timeThere are a lot of leisure time possibilities in the area for people enjoying nature and interested in sustainable way of living. There are many interesting locally important natural sites in the area. There is Jagala River 4 km away, picturesque lakes about 20 km away and the sea 40 km away. Short trips in the area are planned by hosts. It is easy and quite possible to go to Tallinn on your own in the free time. Besides there will be some local festivities in the villages nearby (www.voose.ee; www.viikingitekyla.ee ; www.korvemaa.ee/en ; https://anijamois.ee/ ).Participants of the first shift of the camp will be taken to concert of Estonian Folk Song and Dance Festival https://2019.laulupidu.ee/en/song-celebration/ which is the highlight of all cultural events of this year.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

For many years EstYES has been cooperating with eco-farms around Estonia for solidarity and respect for their work and to support local people involved in agricultural sector, who keep traditional and develop eco-farming in Estonia despite of all difficulties. Kriusilla Farm is one of them. This is the organic farm dealing with traditional bees-keeping and promoting sustainable lifestyle. So this camp is proposed for volunteers who appreciate and share eco-values, want to learn more about it and to help hard working people. This camp follows positive experience of the camps of seven previous years.

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Special requirementsYou have to be open-minded and be ready to adapt to the simple conditions of the rural life and be ready to do farm work, which can be hard sometimes. NB Obviously, the volunteers should not be afraid of or be allergic to bees. There are 3 children in the family of Kriusilla Farm, and participants are welcome to spend some time with them sharing their culture and languages.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 Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: ABC LANGUAGE CAMP I EST 12
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1/07/2019 - 20/07/2019
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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), assisting the teacher. The total number of camp participants is about 20 kids aged 7-16. The volunteers will work in a smaller group of 10 children in each. In addition to the volunteers there are 1-2 main teachers and 2-3 local group leaders. Most of the local children are Russian speaking youngsters. Camp activities will take place in the school situated in the centre of Tallinn. There are 5 working days 10-16.00; on Saturdays 10-13.00 and Sunday is the day off.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

We provide apartment 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. At the same time at Language School will take place Estonian Language Camp with Estonian Volunteers. They are ready to spend time after Camp with English Camp volunteers and show the city, participate in different activities in Tallinn, etc.

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 16. 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 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 in summer.

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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. Age of volunteers is 20 to 30.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 organization
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Russian
country Estonia: PRANGLI MUSEUMS EST 45
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7/07/2019 - 15/07/2019
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Volunteers will help restoration of exhibits of the Island museums, fix elements of museum buildings and work in the garden. There will be a summer camp for children held on the same time, where volunteers are asked to assist playing fun games and presenting own countries. Age of children 7-9. The working time will be around 6-8 hours a day. Work will be done under the supervision of the local host.

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Accommodation is in a house. Please bring your sleeping bag. Dry toilet outside house, washing facilities in sauna. Food ingredients will be provided by local host and volunteers will cook for themselves.

Lage und Freizeit

Prangli Museum is located on Prangli island, which belongs to Viimsi Parish in Harjumaa country. The island is situated in the northern part of Estonia, approximately 30 km from the capital city Tallinn. Leisure timeThe nature in Prangli is untouched and stunning. There are many natural picturesque sights on the island, good possibilities for swimming in the sea or hiking in the forest. This camp is perfect for people who enjoy being close to the nature and are interested in traditional way of living. Boat sea trip is planned

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Prangli is an island located in Baltic Sea in Northern Estonia. It s a small gem with beautiful and diverse nature, hospitable inhabitants with its own traditions. The first records of this island originated from 1387 when the island had name Rango. The area of Prangli island is only 6,44 km and approximately 80 people live there all year around. There is a small church on the island that was built on 1848, a school with 8 students and a community house. For tourists there is a restaurant that is open only in summer season, folk museum and nature museum run by locals to introduce the history and the wildlife of this small unique island. International volunteers are invited to help the maintenance of these museums. And as there will be a children nature camp on the island at the same time volunteers will be asked to help out there introducing their countries and cultures to kids. More information about the island is on www.prangli.ee And here find 5 reasons to visit Prangli https://pranglireisid.ee/2017/03/05/5-reasons-why-visit-prangli-island-estonia/?lang=en

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Special requirementsYou have to be motivated, open-minded, creative and ready to adapt to the simple conditions of the common life on the tiny island.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 organization.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 17 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: KAASIKU ORGANIC FARM II EST 15
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7/07/2019 - 14/07/2019
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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

The 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/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/

Anforderungen

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 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 feeDue to lack of communal resources for this camp we 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 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tartu Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: LEPANIIDI FARM II EST 17
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9/07/2019 - 29/07/2019
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Lepaniidi Farm has currently 20 goats, 8 of them 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 and evenings there will be milking the goats, at days - picking the berries and fruits (raspberries and blackberries) and making a jam. Some days there will be work in vegetable garden, removing weeds, picking beetroots, 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 The working day will be 5-7 hours, 5-6 days a week. 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 granary, however on beds. Please bring your sleeping bag. Toilets and showers are available; 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, while dinners will be prepared on their own.

Lage und Freizeit

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 Leisure timeThere 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 over 15 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 this camp is proposed for volunteers who appreciate and share its values, want to learn more about it and to help hard working people.

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. NB Smoking and drinking alcohol is not allowed in this camp Participation feeDue to lack of communal resources for this camp we ask participants to contribute 50 Euros 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: 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 - 36 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Rakvere Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
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
country Estonia: MENS SANA IN CORPORE SANO 4 EST T4
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27/07/2019 - 7/08/2019
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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

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: ELF MINI CAMP EST 22
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29/07/2019 - 1/08/2019
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Amphibians are one of the most threatened group of species globally, as 18260;3 of all known frogs, toads and newts face extinction. Estonia has lost one toad and several other species are declining in a pace not natural. This project aims on fine tuning of natterjack toad habitats. The work will take place on a coastal meadow of Manija. Practically it consists of cutting and collecting of reed or brushwood around a small pool where natterjacks spawn, or making hay on coastal meadows. Nattejacks are typical for opened landscape and pools they spond in need to be exposed to sun. A perfect coastal meadow has low grass and should be without of tall plants, reed, trees and bushes.Typical working hours per day 6 hours per day (for example: 9 -12 and 13-16).

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Simple shared accommodation in beds in Riida Guest House. You may take a tent, if you wish to have more privacy. In that case you will also need your sleeping bag and a mattress. All food is included except lunch on day for traveling. The food will be cooked for us by locals.

Lage und Freizeit

Location and other informationAbout Manija https://www.visitestonia.com/en/manija-landscape-protection-area-and-island-centre ELF conservation holidays - http://talgud.ee Natterjack Toad - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natterjack_toadEstonian nature - http://www.estonica.org/en/Nature/Leisure timeThere will be some time off which will be spent on traveling/ exploring the Manija Island Centre/ Museum, nearby towns on mainland and places of interest. In the evenings of the working days - sauna, campfires, hiking, etc. will be organized.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The aim of this camp organised in cooperation with the Estonian Fund of Nature (ELF) is fine-tuning of habitat for endangered amphibian Naterjack Toad in Manija Island in South-West Estonia. ELF s conservation work camps project, which is carried out from 1998, has two main goals. One is to carry out conservation work in nature parks and protected areas and second is to bring people closer to nature, to promote environment-friendly and sustainable lifestyle. International conservation work camps are important part of ELF s conservation holidays project. In international work camps ELF always involves local people to work alongside participants from other countries. The benefits in understanding, education and shared cultures can be great and the experience remembered by all. Also, this kind of conservation works helps to raise awareness of local people about values of local nature and importance of centuries old traditional land management.Manija island is a small rocky islet in the Bay of Parnu, is one of the smallest inhabited islets in Europe. Manija is only 4.5 km in length and 0.5 km in width. Manija island has its unique traditional culture, which is included in the UNESCO list of world heritages. The entire island is covered by Manija landscape protection area, established in 1991, and is one of its kind because human activities is not be restricted there but vice versa encouraged by supporting local cattle-breeding so that local cultural heritage landscapes would recover and endure. The island s nature is special thanks to the growth of rare plants, coastal meadows filled with the singing of coastal birds, and the loud sound of natterjack toads. The four erratic boulders on the island are also spectacular objects of the ancient nature.

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Special requirementsYou have to bring working clothes, warm clothes as nights can be rather chilly, wet weather clothing, closed boots or/and wellingtons, sleeping bag, swimwear, towel, inspect spray. Necessary tools and cloves provided by ELF.Participation fee You are kindly asked to contribute 50 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 host upon arrival to the camp.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Parnu Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: MARJAMAA FOLK FESTIVAL EST 47
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30/07/2019 - 5/08/2019
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As there will be the 14th international Marjamaa Folk Dance Festival and The Days of the Village on 01.-04.08, volunteers are asked to help it out doing various practical jobs related to its organization and running. This will definitely involve a lot of cleaning and manual work But it is also expected that volunteers contribute to the festival by introducing their national culture, music, also food to locals as well as organizing games and fun activities for local children during the Day of the Youth and Children in the frame of the Festival. Be ready to work for some hours on the weekend

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will have simple accommodation in the rooms of the Marjamaa Youth Centre right in the middle of the village, sleeping on beds and mattresses. Please bring a sleeping bag. Toilets and showers are available. Volunteers will have lunches and dinners in the local canteen and breakfast prepared by themselves at the accommodation.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationMarjamaa is a village with over 4000 inhabitants on the half way between Tallinn and Parnu. Distance from Marjamaa to Tallinn is 66 km. Being an administrative centre of community with 7000 inhabitants Marjamaa has several shops, department stores, culture house, cinema, several pubs, etc. Larger city nearby is Rapla (25km), an administrative centre of the county, with a population of about 8000 people. Marjamaa has a very good connection to Tallinn and Parnu. More information on www.marjamaa.ee and www.raplamaa.eeLeisure timeYou can enjoy performances of the Festival, of course. During the international Folk Festival volunteers can join diverse activities and parties with the international participants and locals such as Festival Club every evening. Besides there is a possibility to do sport at the school stadium, swim in the local swimming pool; also go to excursions to the ancient settlement in Varbola, Sillaotsa Farm Museum and other places of interest of the area.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

It became a good tradition for EstYES to organize international workcamps in co-operation with Marjamaa Community. It lies on the half way between Tallinn and Parnu, and it is known for its rich historical and cultural heritage: ancient settlement in Varbola, XIII century church in Marjamaa, numerous German manor houses of XVIII-XIX centuries, etc. Local authorities see in the international camps a powerful tool for local development - not only in terms of work done by volunteers but mainly for introduction multicultural dimension to the population of small local communities in the country. The camp will take place in the village of Marjamaa, the centre of the community. The main idea of this camp is to assist running the 14th international Marjamaa Folk Dance Festival helping different practical tasks. More information about the Festival can be found here https://marjamaafolk.ee/en/about-the-festival/

Anforderungen

Special requirementsPlease bring sleeping bag and pillow. It will be great if you could think about your contribution to the festival and bring some materials, music, games as well as national food/ drinks for it. If you can present folk songs or dances from your country or teach others it you really should not hesitate to do it English is the camp language.Participation feeDue to the lack of financial support for the project the participation fee of 100 Euro is requested from volunteers to cover the costs of board, leisure activities and 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 - 88 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Marjamaa Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
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