- Accommodation and food: 0.00 Japanese Yen
- Transportation: 0.00 Japanese Yen
- Activities: 0.00 Japanese Yen
- Hosting organisation support: 6000 Japanese Yen
Description: This project is actively working for SDG 4 (Quality Education), organized together with Kodomo-mura Project since 1998. Kodomo-mura Project has been organized a summer kids camp named Kodomo-mura (means Kids Village) for 30 children aged of 8-15. Children will join some outdoor programs, cook for themselves and live in the tent to learn about independence, sensitivity, group cooperation, global understanding and interest in different cultures. Volunteers need to prepare to spend 24 hours with children for this period (except for a few days off). This project continue 22 years now. Many volunteers joined this program through NICE. Some of them became camp staffs. They support NICE volunteers. It is ideal type, previous volunteers support new volunteersOutcome of this workcamp: Please see the presentation made by the volunteer for the IVS contest in Japan; https://www.slideshare.net/nice-workcamp/w3-67953038 (only Japanese for the moment, but you can at least enjoy the pictures). In 2019, 4 vols. from 3 countries were well integrated into the activities
Type of Work: Volunteers will help out and live together with children in the Kids Village, supporting activities and sharing your culture. Volunteers will encourage the children s independence and creativity by letting them plan the schedule. Volunteers need to respect their ideas and understand the educational approach of Kids Village
Study Theme: Seminar about how to manage the outdoor activities for children.
*Outcome of this workcamp: Please see the presentation made by the volunteer for the IVS contest in Japan; https://www.slideshare.net/nice-workcamp/w3-67953038 (only Japanese for the moment, but you can at least enjoy the pictures!). In 2019, 4 vols. from 3 countries were well integrated into the activities!
Accommodation: Shared room in the local community school and tents, please bring your sleeping bag. Volunteers will cook for themselves by turns.
Requirements: - 6,000 JPY (about 50 EUR) of NICE Volunteers fee needs to be paid in advance either by Paypal or through your sending NGO if they collect it in addition to their own inscription fee. This is used for the project preparation/ coordination such as the transportation of the camp leaders while the meals and the accommodation are provided by the local host by free.- Volunteers need to have strong motivation for working with kids for a long period. Volunteers also need to speak and understand some Japanese language (daily conversational level). Detailed motivation letter is required.
Approximate Location: Small village in the mountains, in the very center of Kyushu Island
Notes: Other activities: Excursions, exchange parties, etc.
Terminal: The nearest international airport is Fukuoka. From Fukuoka to the meeting point, it takes 3 hours by express train. You need to arrive at Fukuoka airport by 11:00AM on the first day and can leave there after 18:00 on the last day).