About the local hosting organizationICYE MEXICO
About the volunteer workThe project offers environmental education Camps to children and youth from 6 to 16 years old, comming from the city and from vulnerable nearby communities. The project aims to, through different recreational activities, generate in the mind of children and youth the interest for being respectful and to take care of nature. Main Activities During the year: organizing ecological activities, i.e. reforestation and environmental workshops, for groups of children comming from different schools. Summer time: organizing summer environmental education Camps as well as green weeks, in which the children have workshops on art and recycling, play different sports such as soccer, basket ball, volleyball, participate in a mini olympics, and ecological rally, etc. - Volunteer tasks - Workshops and games with children. - Develop new ideas in order to enrich the programme. - Take care of children during the camp. - Take part in interviews with the media. - Offer seminars to teachers in environmental problems and solutions (If the volunteer wishes). - Take part in the activities of care of the farm and compost, reforestation activities, cleaning campaigns, etc. - Office work: the volunteer may help making some translations.
Local accommodationWithin the Project facilities.
About the project locationLocated in an ancient homestead of the 16th century. The house has been remodeled for becoming an ecological center. Is located 5 km far from the capital city of Aguascalientes. Aguascalientes is the capital city of the estate with the same name in the center of Mexico. It has more than 1 million inhabitants and is 480km northeast of Mexico City. 'Los Cuartos' is located in a rural area surrounded by nature.
Extra info about the projectFrais supplémentaires : 370 € pour 4 semaines, 65 € pour chaque semaine additionnelle. Le projet est ouvert toute l'année, la date d'arrivée est libre.