Students eco-raids and festival
Description: International volunteers will cooperate with students involved in environmental voluntary work in order to exchange with the best practices, develop solidarity and mutual understanding between young people from different countries. The project is organized by ITMO University in St. Petersburg. It`s one of the leading Universities in Russia in the field of information and photonic technologies. Together with high level educational work University provides students with opportunities for social life. There are student government, student ecological group and voluntary organization dealing with different social issues. This camp will be a new step in development of voluntary movement in the University.
Type of Work: Volunteers will be asked to implement the following tasks:
• Landscape project in the Center (make flowerbeds, build a bonfire spot, etc.)
• Cleaning campfires in touristic places;
• Collecting and recycling garbage in the touristic area in the woods;
• Pines planting;
• Preparing an ecological festival, designing exhibition stands.
Eco-festival will be organized for citizens of Saint-Petersburg and gather around 300 people. The festival includes lectures on eco-friendly lifestyle, recycling, sports training in nature (acrobalance and yoga), workshops on making natural cosmetics and jewelry with their own hands etc.
Accommodation: Volunteers will live in wooden houses in rooms for 2-4 persons. Showers and toilets will be in separate houses. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided in the canteen (Russian traditional food). Your dietary needs will be taken into consideration if communicated in advance. Alcohol is not allowed. Facilities: bed linen is provided, no WiFi, no washing machine, no lockers, no shops or supermarket in the camp
Approximate Location: To be confirmed later (Leningrad rigion)
Notes: LEISURE TIME
Volunteers will be able to visit St. Petersburg and surroundings during weekends. In the camp it’s possible to play games, do any sport activities, go swimming and boating.
Possibly will be ESC volunteering teams project