Language for success
Description: These camps for Russian kids take place every year on the bank of the lake Shap in the middle of the pine forest. Our partner language school has been organising this camp since 2013.
Type of Work: In the camp foreign volunteers work together with Russian volunteers as counselors and organize cultural and educational activities for the participants (local school kids aged 8-15). Making intercultural and educational workshops (about the volunteers native countries, ecology, water resources, human rights, antiracism, etc); 2. Teaching foreign languages to the participants (in the form of playing games, singing songs or improve their language skills through discussions); 3. Organizing some sport activities, strategic games, shows and handycrafts. 4. Making country presentation The work is done 8 hours a day. On the last day of the camp the volunteers will have the chance to see the city and do sightseeing.
Study Theme: intercultural communication teaching languages
Accommodation: Volunteers will live in the resort for children, in a brick house; counselors live together in male, female, mixed rooms. Showers are available all the time. Food is provided by the canteen five times a day.
Language: In the camp we will speak only English.
Requirements: You will need to bring the Certificate of no criminal record, it is required because you are going to work with kids
Approximate Location: The workcamp is situated in Russia, Cheboksary. The volunteers will need to fly (or arrive with any other transport: train, bus etc.) to Moscow and take a train from Moscow to Cheboksary. In Cheboksary the volunteers will be met by the Russian volunteers and move altogether to the workcamp.