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The GoCamp programme is calling for students from all over the world to come to Ukraine and teach kids English, French and German at school camps all over the country!
GoCamp is the biggest volunteer programme in Eastern Europe, where volunteers from the whole globe motivate kids to learn foreign languages and introduce the world to children from all over Ukraine.
The main goal of the programme is to educate a new young generation of active and conscious citizens of Ukraine, capable of lifelong learning, and prepared for the challenges of the 21st century, fluent in foreign languages and open to other cultures and experiences. The volunteer of the programme becomes a mentor for schoolkids, helping them to break language and cultural barriers.
So far more than 1000 volunteers from 70+ countries and 400 000 kids all over Ukraine have been involved in the project.
Volunteers are planned to participate as mentors for children in camps 5 hours per day/ 5 days a week.
The program includes:
- work on socially important projects;
interactive lessons on democracy, human rights and values, ecology, career, future profession, STEAM etc.
- games, fairy tales and cinemas;
- participation in teaching a foreign language;
- school activities to exchange cultures and experiences
All volunteers will have a preparing 3-day-training session before leaving to camps in schools where they will be taught different aspects of work with schoolchildren, children safety issues, new interactive methods of working with kids, will get information about Ukraine, its life and traditions as well as basic Ukrainian language.
The volunteers do not have to be experts in above mentioned programme items.
The main goal is to accompany teachers-coordinators and to become friends and mentors for children!