About the local hosting organization
The project “Summer break – HOPE” in Kvareli is organized and implemented with Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELKG) of Georgia The project is situated 110 km from capital of Georgia Tbilisi in the biggest villages of Kvareli district of East Georgia. This is one of the most beautiful parts of Georgia. The region is famous for about 5000 architectural monuments. The most significant one is the Lagodekhi National Park – the natural reserve in Georgia opened in 1912 (it occupies 17 818 h of land of which 12 146 h is covered with woods). UNESCO has listed Lagodekhi National Park among the monuments of worldwide importance.
About the volunteer workPROJECT MOTIVATION & WORK: The Christian camp “HOPE” for the families of our church has become a good tradition to connect the biblical, sporting and creative program of with a volunteering activity (6 hours per day). This year it is planned to carry out a social and pedagogic work with the youth and children (crafts, games, reading, plays, sports, walks, entertainment). We need your creative energy and imagination, genuine interest and versatile talents.
Local accommodationACCOMMODATION: Leisure house of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Georgia (ELKG) in KVARELI with 5 bedroom can be placed 20 people; two-story beds. Kitchen with two cooks, two entertainment room, small courtyard with table tennis. FOOD: Will be provided three times a day.
About the project locationWalk in the woods, to the lake, to the waterfall. The excursions will expose the personal characteristics of each participant – the resilience, strength of mind. The unity and mutual support of the whole group will be tested. A trip also gives us a good opportunity to practice an attentive and cautious relation to nature as God's creation in practice. There is also become acquainted with the ancient Georgian Christian culture.
Requirements***Participation fee is to be paid upon arrival.
Extra info about the projectWHAT TO BRING: You can also bring your music instruments, toys, songs and music and of course good mood and your creativity.