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Mexico Mexico: ZOOMER Camp (VIVE24.01)

Dates

31/07/2024   -   09/08/2024

Feedback from 34 volunteers

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Social
Animals
Environmental

Fee

CZK 13049 i Fee is paid in two installments:

CZK 2500 to be paid now.
EUR 425 is to be paid after acceptance.

Note: Total fee can vary depending on bank rates.
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Details on the project

Age
18 - 99
Max number of volunteers
10
Still room for
5 Male + 5 Female
Languages
English
Vegetarian food
Yes
Nearest airport
Morelia (MLM)
Nearest bus/train station
Terminal de Autobuses Morelia.
Wi-Fi
Yes
Map

Work

The volunteers will get a training with the facilitators during the summer course, conducting activities, games, dynamics, songs, etc., that promote in the participating children the love and empathy for nature, biodiversity, and for animals. Some of the activities that the volunteers will carry out include:
• Renovating some areas of the Zoo.
• Cleaning and repainting spaces to prepare for the arrival of children to the summer course.
• Preparing recreational activities and games with local facilitators to engage children during the summer course.
• Participating with the children in the summer course as support to the facilitators and activity coordinators at the Zoo, having fun and learning together.

Accomodation and food

The accommodation will be in a Hostel located in the downtown of Morelia, Michoacan. With services like Wi-Fi, hot water, etc. ATMs and medical centers are nearby. Food will be provided.

Location and leisure

Morelia, the capital of the state of Michoacán in Mexico, is a historically and culturally rich city. Founded in the 16th century, Morelia is known for its impressive colonial architecture, including numerous Baroque and Neoclassical buildings, many of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The city is also famous for its vibrant cultural life, which includes music festivals, theater, and cinema. Additionally, Morelia is renowned for its traditional cuisine, which includes dishes such as tamales, corundas, and carnitas.

Morelia, the capital of the state of Michoacán, offers a variety of activities for all tastes:
• Exploration of the Historic Center: Stroll through the picturesque cobblestone streets and admire the colonial architecture of the Cathedral and historic buildings.
• Visit to Museums and Art Galleries: Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the city by visiting museums such as the Alfredo Zalce Contemporary Art Museum and the Crafts House.
• Tasting of Local Gastronomy.

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Join the volunteer team at the Morelia Zoo and be part of the city's most exciting educational experience! Transformed into a vibrant center for environmental learning, the Morelia Zoo stands as the epicenter for raising awareness about environmental conservation, biodiversity, and the preservation of flora and fauna.
The mission is simple yet crucial: to educate and sensitize our visitors, especially the youth, about the importance of protecting our furry, scaly, and feathered friends, as well as the environment we share with them.
One of the flagship activities is hosting students from various schools, who have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the fascinating animal world while understanding the delicate situation of some species and our fundamental role in their conservation.
Every year, the doors are opened for the renowned summer course, where children enjoy three unforgettable weeks surrounded by nature and fun. Expert instructors guide the little ones through playful activities designed not only to awaken their curiosity but also to cultivate empathy and love for the care of animals and our planet.
To make this exciting project possible, we need your help. If you are a committed young person, passionate about biodiversity and nature, with a love for fun and children's activities, join us! Become part of the volunteer team and contribute to the maintenance of the facilities and the development of educational activities during the summer course!

Requirements

This camp is open for everyone who are sensible and open minded. It is crucial for the participants to respect, open to learn and appreciate the conditions of a different culture.

Mexico Mexico: ZOO-MBIE Camp Day of the Death (VIVE24.02)

Dates

23/10/2024   -   01/11/2024

Feedback from 34 volunteers

Tags

Social
Animals
Environmental

Fee

CZK 13794 i Fee is paid in two installments:

CZK 2500 to be paid now.
EUR 455 is to be paid after acceptance.

Note: Total fee can vary depending on bank rates.
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Details on the project

Age
18 - 99
Max number of volunteers
10
Still room for
4 Male + 3 Female
Languages
English
Vegetarian food
Yes
Nearest airport
Morelia (MLM)
Nearest bus/train station
Terminal de Autobuses Morelia.
Wi-Fi
Yes
Map

Work

The activities that volunteers will be doing are:
• Assisting in the cleaning, preparation, and refurbishment of areas within the Zoo.
• Participating in welcoming visitors during nighttime tours.
• Collaborating with Zoo facilitators in nocturnal walking activities.
• Promoting experiences that encourage visitor learning and enjoyment.
• Inspiring love and empathy for nature.
• Raising awareness about biodiversity and its benefits.

Accomodation and food

The accommodation will be in a Hostel located in the downtown of Morelia, Michoacan. With services like Wi-Fi, hot water, etc. ATMs and medical centers are nearby. Food will be provided.

Location and leisure

Morelia, the capital of the state of Michoacán in Mexico, is a historically and culturally rich city. Founded in the 16th century, Morelia is known for its impressive colonial architecture, including numerous Baroque and Neoclassical buildings, many of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The city is also famous for its vibrant cultural life, which includes music festivals, theater, and cinema. Additionally, Morelia is renowned for its traditional cuisine, which includes dishes such as tamales, corundas, and carnitas.

Morelia, the capital of the state of Michoacán, offers a variety of activities for all tastes:
• Exploration of the Historic Center: Stroll through the picturesque cobblestone streets and admire the colonial architecture of the Cathedral and historic buildings.
• Visit to Museums and Art Galleries: Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the city by visiting museums such as the Alfredo Zalce Contemporary Art Museum and the Crafts House.
• Tasting of Local Gastronomy.

Project hosted by

Join the volunteer team at Morelia Zoo and be part of the city's most exciting educational experience! Transformed into a vibrant environmental learning center, Morelia Zoo stands as the focal point for raising awareness about environmental conservation, biodiversity, and the preservation of flora and fauna.
Every year, the famous nighttime tour is organized, where the Zoo opens its doors to welcome visitors and provide them with the wonderful experience of learning more about the nocturnal activities of the animals. Specially trained instructors at the Zoo conduct recreational activities, and during the tour, themes of mystery are explored through tales, legends, and myths involving animals such as werewolves, black cats, bats, and more. This tour becomes a unique experience, particularly during the traditional Day of the Dead festivities, fostering curiosity, empathy, and love for animal care and our planet. It not only provides entertainment but also facilitates learning in a safe environment filled with vegetation and animals of various species. Children get to learn about the realities of these species while also enjoying and interacting with the mysterious tales surrounding some animal legends.
The mission is simple yet crucial: to educate and sensitize the visitors, especially the youth, about the importance of protecting our furry, scaly, and feathered friends, as well as the environment we share with them.
To make this thrilling project possible, we need your help. If you're a committed young individual, passionate about biodiversity and nature, with a love for fun and children's activities, join us!

Requirements

This camp is open for everyone who are sensible and open minded. It is crucial for the participants to respect, open to learn and appreciate the conditions of a different culture.