Active Summer, Ruski Krstur
Description: The Tourist Association “Ruski Krstur” was founded in 2013 in order to promote the touristic potential of the village. Seven associations joined their work and activities in order to represent, enable and create the touristic profile of the village Ruski Krstur.
Type of Work: Volunteers will create a more comfortable and enjoyable space for elementary school students in village Ruski Krstur. We want to paint murals on the schoolyard’s fences. Also we will be working on setting up the flower garden in the school park and backyard and thus making it more appealing for the students to spend their time there. The volunteers will also help painting school benches and the entrance gate. Some old students will join as well.
Accommodation: The volunteers will be accommodated in a sports hall in the centre of Ruski Krstur. Sleeping is on the mattresses, so you need to bring your sleeping bags. There are two bathrooms available. Volunteers will prepare their own meals from the ingredients provided by the organizer.
Requirements: Sleeping bags are required.
Approximate Location: Ruski Krstur is a village in the municipality of Kula. The workcamp will take place on two locations. The first one is in the centre of the village (kids’ amusement park) and the other is at the end of the village by a small lake. The volunteers will meet the activists from youth association “PACT RUTENORUM” Touristic sightseeing of Ruski Krstur will be organized (museum, Vodica, pool, a tour of the village in a carriage.A pasta workshop with women's association “Bajka”. A field trip with bicycles. An excursion is going to be organized in consultation with the volunteers.
Notes: The village Ruski Krstur is mostly inhabited by Ruthenians who in this region have a centuries-old tradition and the cultural centre of the Ruthenian nationality in Serbia, in Ruski Krstur. During the work camp will be organised creative and educational workshops as well.