About the local hosting organizationThe workcamp is organised together with Youth Cooperation Centre, a non-profit, non-governmental organization from Tyczyn – a small town in the south east of Poland. The association actively work in the field of youth, organizing various activities for the local community, such as afterschool classes, international exchanges and summer camps for children from their region. Workcamp will be organized during a summer camp. Volunteers will go together with children to the polish seaside and will animate groups.
About the volunteer workVolunteers will help to organize activities for children aged 8-16. They will go together with children on a summer camp. Volunteers are expected to co-organize workshops about their countries, intercultural activities, non-formal education activities. Volunteers will also take part in all other activities proposed to children: trips, sport activities, cultural and educational activities, sightseeing, etc. There will be 2 days before the camp to get to know educators and plan the activities. Volunteers will work with various age groups. Each group will be under care of professional educator and volunteers will assist and support them.
Local accommodationBefore the summer camp (09.08 -12.08) volunteers will spend some time in Tyczyn, the association’s hometown. They will be accommodated in the association’s building. During this time they will prepare meals on their own with food products provided by the organizer. During the summer camp they will be accommodated in a bungalow on the campsite. All meals will be served in a canteen. In case of any dietary needs volunteers are asked to tell us in advance so we can prepare for different types of diets.
About the project location(Before the children’s summer camp) Meeting point is in Tyczyn – small town in the south-eastern Poland. It has some interesting touristic paths and historical sites. The nearby city, Rzeszow, is also worth visiting. (During the summer camp) Volunteers go together with children by train to Darlowko – a summer resort at the Polish seaside.
Requirementsdrinking alcohol and smoking is not allowed during the whole project