About the local hosting organizationAll the activities will be organized in cooperation with summer camp of Maya village. You will get a chance to visit one of the most special places in Russia: explore it s pristine nature, learn about the unique culture of Northern people and get to share your worldview and knowledge with local young children.
About the volunteer workThis project is for those who love kids and would like to spend lots of time with them, as all the activities are based in children summer camp. Volunteers will give master-classes of English and other languages for kids, so that they can improve their language skills and learn about different countries the volunteers are coming from. We will be busy 7 hours a day, but time will be split between morning master classes and evening events.
Local accommodationParticipants will live in the wooden house, with beds, blankets and bed linen. Meals 3 times a day will be provided in a camp canteen.
About the project locationThe Sakha (Yakutia) is a federal subject of Russia located in Far Eastern part of Siberia. It s famous for its diamond mines. It has a population of 1 million people, consisting mainly of ethnic Yakuts and Russians.The territory is huge, the eighth largest territory in the world, if the federal subjects of Russia were compared with other countries. Its capital is the city of Yakutsk. It has extremely cold climate in winter (can reach -72 degrees of Celsius), but very warm in simmer (can reach 40 degrees of Celsius). You will have a pleasure to observe white nights i a very special northern phenomenon, when it never gets dark, twilight during the whole night. And depending on group decision volunteers can also visit rivers (The Lena River i the longest river in Far East region and The Amga River with beautiful landscape). As a group volunteers can visit local sights, museums, etc. The group can also visit Buluus - a landscape and hydrological reserve where a source hits out of the ground all year round. Tourist attraction, parks, bottling line of clean water, etc.
RequirementsLove working with kids, interest in remote places and rare cultures.