July 22- August 05 2017
Camp language is English.
Leisure activities will include sightseeing and excursions in the town and area around (castles, old monasteries, trip to the lake), international evening and entertaining activities within group. Excursion in Lviv is also planned. Lviv is the city of Lions, which centre is recognized as UNESCO heritage and is under it protection, “cultural capital” of Ukraine, number one of “Worth seeing” cities in Ukraine according to world travel guides.
Medzhybizh Fortress – a monument of fortification architecture of the XVI century, made in the Renaissance style. The significant landmark was built on a cape formed by the rivers Southern Bug and Buzhok. In 2001 the castle has received the status of the State Historical and Cultural Reserve. Since 2004 the castle is the center of Ukrainian historical festival "Ancient Medzhybizh" which annually takes place at the end of August. During the festival days in the castle live knights, archers, princesses and mythical heroes. There is a museum in the territory of the castle. The new exposition of Medzhybіzh museum includes ethnography, history and icon painting, Memorial Museum of victims of Holodomor 1932-1933 (in Podilia region) and exhibition halls. Today Medzhybіzh is interesting not only by its ancient castle, which attracts the tourists from the whole world.
The aim of the camp is to provide educational and healthy recreation opportunities to children. Among the other ideas of the camp are integration of different social groups, promotion of mutual understanding and tolerance, development of interpersonal communication, socialization and informal education of children.Volunteers are welcome to join this camp and bring their international spirit to encourage children to learn about the other cultures, to get children motivated to learn English (because having the possibility to use it with for international communication the lessons of English at school is a sort of “dead” subject without an interest to learn it).
Volunteers will have a chance to share their enthusiasm, knowledge, experience with children, who in their turn will help volunteers to discover multicolour Ukraine.