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EST T8 ESTONIA TARTU MANU, 25/07/2021 08/08/2021

TARTU TEENAGE CAMP | EST T8 | 2021-07-25 - 2021-08-08 | MANU, | Age: 14 - 17


The project is organized by Tartu Youth Work Center. Its mission is to create an inspiring and educational environment for youth of Tartu, to promote life-long learning, healthy life style and youth personal development. This projects aim is to introduce the diversity of world cultures and promote voluntary work to the youth and contribute to the development of local community. International work camp participants will join local youth to work together for the benefit of the local community and to have leisure activities and intercultural learning experience together. The camp gives possibility for intensive contact between local youth and their peers from abroad, showing youngsters the diversity of world cultures, broadening their mind and encouraging active communication through games and creative activities.

Work: WorkEach day of the camp will consist of voluntary work for the benefit of the local community and intercultural learning activities. Before lunch participants will do light voluntary work in the different institutions in Tartu: Anne, Ilmatsalu and Lille Youth Center, parks etc. The work is very various like painting some walls and fences, doing little renovation jobs, cleaning local area, gardening, etc. Some work will be outdoors, some indoors. Participants will be split into smaller groups for work. Also, they will help organize events and activities for local kids and youth.Program Every day after work camp participants will take part group activities run by group leaders or volunteers. There will be fun leisure activities and visits to interesting places in Tartu and nearby places. Weekends are off from work. Longer trips to visit national parks and places outside of Tartu will take place then. Every evening there will be one nation presentation with its culture, traditions, languages, music, songs, cuisine organized by the participants themselves. On 6-7 of august there will be big youth camps gathering in Elva. Many youth work camps that are taken place in Tartu County will come together (around 300 participants). There will be lots of activities, games, etc. and party.

Accomodation and food: Participants will stay in Anne Youth Center. Mattresses, pillows and sleeping bags will be provided but please bring your towels. Group leader will stay with participants in the Youth Center. Participants will get meal three times per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) according their dietary requirements. Anne Youth Center is located close to the city center area of Tartu. It has big garden and open youth center area to spend free time. Nice sandy lakeshore area is about 200m from the accommodation.

Location: TARTU

Location and Leisure: LocationThe camp will take place in the town of Tartu, the second largest city of Estonia. Also known as the city of youth or university town of Estonia. It lies 180 km from Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. The city stands on the shore of famous Emajogi (Mother river). There are many naturally beautiful places close to Tartu that will be visited by the group. In the city there are many shopping malls, cafes, cinemas, diverse leisure activities, waterpark, river, playgrounds etc. There are plenty of things to do in Tartu for all kinds of interests. Trips to outside of Tartu will be organized for participants in the evenings and weekends. More information about Tartu: https://visittartu.com/ and Estonia www.visitestonia.com/enLeisure timeTartu is know as the city of youth. So there is a lot to do for youth specialy during summer time. For the participants there will be organised activities every day after lunch or/and in the evenings. There are several sport fields, and paygrounds, shopping centers, cafes, museums, lakeshore, river. Swimming place with nice sandy beach is 200m from the accommodation. Participants can spend free time in youth center, where there are plenty fun activities like playstation, boardgames, pool, table tennis etc. Center has big garden and lots of space for outdoor activities. Basketball court is right outside the center. There are also bikes and electric scooters in the center that all participants are free to use to explore the city or nearby places. Optionally, participants will be able to visit SPA-center in Tartu, Science center AHHAA, adventure parks, paddling, boatrides on lake etc.

Train/Bus station: TARTU

Requirements: Special requirementsNo special skills are needed. Tools for the work will be provided. Please bring your own towel, working clothes and gloves. The camp language is English. The age of participants is 14 i 17. As you will be requested to make your country presentation, we ask you to bring some materials: postcards or posters, symbols of your country or region, music or popular national games, food etc that is typical for your country or region. You will be encouraged to share your hobbies, special skills and interest with other camp participants and local youngsters. NB Smoking and drinking alcohol are absolutely and strictly prohibited in this campCovid regulationsAll participants have to take their own face masks with them, the more is better. There are also some extra face masks in Youth Center. All rooms are provided with disinfectants and are cleaned and ventilated regularly. Covid situation can change copmared to what it is right now. All the necessary information will be sent to all participants two weeks before arrival. All the participants have to follow all the covid regulations that apply in the country during the camp time.Participation feeDue to lack of financial support for the project from local community the participation fee of 280 Euro is requested. It covers acoommodation, food, diverse leisure time activities as well as administrative and pedagogical costs. This fee is different from sending organization s fee paid at home, and it has to be paid by volunteers upon arrival to the camp or by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you prefer latter please ask our bank details.

Language: eng,eng

Extra Fee: 280.00 EUR