Description: 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
Type of Work: 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 the each shift.
Accommodation: 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
Requirements: 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 20 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.
Approximate Location: 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 TerminalAirport, bus or train station, harbor in Tallinn; special car to transfer from Tallinn to the camp. LEISURE TIMEThere are a lot of possibilities for leisure time activities: swimming, hiking, sports, etc. Excursions to Lahemaa National Park and Rakvere are foreseen.
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