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HUJ2 ARMENIA ARMENIA RENO, 17/07/2018 30/07/2018

HOPESHINE | HUJ2 | 2018-07-17 - 2018-07-30 | RENO, | Age: 18 - 28


The special school for visually impaired children was established in 1939 in Yerevan. This school is the only one in Armenia where the education is organized using the Braille system. Most of the children stay in the school during the terms and return home only for holidays. The school gives children secondary and specialized education. In 2014 - 2016 volunteers renovated classrooms and bowers.

Work: The aim of this workcamp is the renovation of classrooms in the school and maintenance of the territory.

Accomodation and food: Volunteers will stay in the dormitories of the school. They will be provided with beds.

Location: ARMENIA

Location and Leisure: You will have lots of interesting excursions and visits to historical monuments and museums, which will be organized during the workcamp. The excursions to the following sights will be organized upon the decision of the camp. The proposed list of the excursions is the following (all the visits are for free): Echmiadzin Mother Cathedral, Zvartnots Cathedral ruins, Garni Pagan Temple, Geghard Monastery Complex with a program of PATRIMONITO, Lake Sevan (with a barbecue on the beach). Volunteers will visit Matenadaran-storehouse of ancient manuscripts, Historical Museum of Armenia, National Gallery of Armenia, museum of famous film director S. Parajanov, Vernissage i Armenian big souvenirs market under the open sky and degustation in cognac factory. Different games, Armenian dancing and language lessons will be organized in the workcamp.

Train/Bus station: Republic square

Requirements: None

Language: eng,eng

Extra Fee: 100 EUR

During the work camp the children will be on holidays and the volunteers will be alone in the school building.