Projet achevé


PAYS Estonie
03/07/2022 10/07/2022
Âge : 14 - 16
code :  EST T7 GOTEENS
Thématique LANG,
Nombre de volontaires 10 VOLS
Langue eng,eng
Les frais sont à régler en deux fois


International language camp is organized for teenagers by the language school In Down Town and non-profit educational association Alternative Language Programs Satellite (ALPS) within its annual activities on multicultural issues. The project s aim is to introduce the diversity of world cultures to the youth and provide them with good practices in intercultural communication by means of alternative English language practice which includes meetings, visits, direct contact to young people from abroad. The project gets 14 to 16 years old teens familiar with national traditions of the countries from all over the world, encourages them to develop their global thinking and individual initiative, tolerance and resistance to xenophobia and ethnic hatred. Camps give foreign participants a great chance to meet youngsters both from Estonia and other countries as well as experience local life. The theme of summer 2022 is Sciences for Life . The participants will discover what is hidden behind the word SCIENCE and how the school knowledge of basic sciences is integrated in our everyday habits of life helping to support global sustainable development of eco-systems, technologies, education and even spiritual life of the humankind. Meetings with local and/or international professionals in the field will take place. Thematic photo and video contests for camp participants will be organized.


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Informations supplémentaires

COVID regulationUnless there are any special anti-COVID measures for minors announced by the Estonian Government on the date of your arrival, COVID-19 restrictions or testing requirements are not applied ONLY to those persons who have had the COVID-19 disease and no more than six months have passed since they were declared recovered by a doctor (a certificate needed), or have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 disease (a certificate needed) and no more than six months have passed since the completion of the vaccination. Special requirementsWe will welcome any ideas to improve the program and your active participation in it. English is the camp language. The age of participants is 14 i 16. Covid-19 certificate is required.Participation feeUnlike the traditional voluntary camp there will be mostly informal educational activities and alternative language practice. Camp program implementation involves costs for board, lodging, domestic transport, materials, excursions, visits, cultural activities and general administration. Since neither EstYES nor its partner ALPS receives any financial support for this camp from state or municipality, to make the camp happened we have to charge participation fee of 245 Euro for one shift. If you wish to join two shifts the total fee is 450 Euro. This fee is different fee from your sending organization s fee paid at home. It has to be paid by participants upon arrival to the camp or by bank transfer prior to the start of the camp.


Camp program includes team projects, discussions at the round table, social and sport games, performances in the open air, actions for peace and nature protection, meetings with people, visits to museums and sightseeing as well as presentations of the countries that camp participants and volunteers represent, etc. Every day the camp will have a country presentation, a subject to learn or discuss and a related activity. Teenagers will stay in the camp activities zone from 10.00 to 17.00. There will be one day off in the camp and at least one day of travel outside Tallinn. The day off is spent either the leadership of a member of the school staff or in the host family. Camp activities will take place in a learning centre situated in the very centre of the city. To activate teenagers and run the program there will be a group of international volunteers and members of the local school staff. NB Camp shifts differ from each other and it is possible to join 2 shifts in a row. The participation fee in this case is 245 205 = 450 Euro.

Logement & nourriture

There are 2 options possible (subject to availability):1) In the host families of some of 10 local participants who will join this camp. The apartments of the host families may be located in Tallinn and its suburbs. Participants will stay in a separate or shared room. You do NOT need a sleeping bag. Participants will have breakfasts and dinners in their host families, lunches i all together in the city. Travel cards will be provided, pick up service at arrival is provided upon request.2) In the premises of The Language School In Down-Town located on the 4th and 5th floors of a business building in the city centre. In summer time, a part of the school is reserved for the camp participants accommodation that includes several separate dormitory bedrooms, equipped kitchen, a dining area, a large shower area and two separate toilet cabins. For the reasons of security, minimum one school worker and one volunteer will be staying with camp participants overnights to maintain life, catering and general order on the site. To facilitate a smooth and safe environment at school during the off-hours, the entrance to the school must be kept closed at all times. The access to the school and accommodation areas will be managed by long-term volunteers or school staff. Meals will be cooked at school.Please note: it is not possible to stay at any of the camp accommodation before or after the camp. If you need a place to stay before or after the camp dates, we can help you to book a hostel in Tallinn.

Emplacement & temps libre

LocationTallinn is the capital of Estonia, country s largest city with 450 000 inhabitants and nearly as many tourists during summer. You can get a lot of information on Tallinn on, bus station, harbor in Tallinn, public transport (tram) to the school location.Leisure timeThere are a lot of possibilities for leisure time activities since camp will take place in the Estonian capital Tallinn where one can find attractions for any taste: sightseeing, museums, festivals, concerts, etc.