Children’s Summer Camp – “Creative projects & discovering talents”
Place: Daher’s Vineyard, Tent of Nations Farm
Dates (2017): 10th – 22nd July
Volunteers needed: 25
Accommodation: Volunteers will sleep in tents at the farm campsite.
Project Details: 40-50 children between the ages 10 to 16 will be invited to visit the land on a daily bases to experience the rural setting and take part in fun, educational and creative projects. Volunteers will lead small groups of children in different activities, as well as running games and sports for the whole camp. The camp will culminate in a performance of theatre, dance and songs that the children have practiced during the camp to celebrate in a final-day festival with the children’s families. Volunteers will also get the chance to learn for themselves about the Tent of Nations story, and about the wider political situation in Palestine, and have the opportunity to visit other areas of the West Bank.
Weather (July): The weather is mostly hot, dry and dusty, with temperatures between 25º-30º. On the vineyard it is usually hot during the day, but can get chilly in the evening.
Participation Fee: 150 Euros. This amount covers food, accommodation, lectures and different programs and activities. However, it doesn’t cover field trips. Please see our volunteers page for more information about our running costs.
Please Note: Participants are expected to pay for their flights and to cover their own health insurance.
Food: Traditional Palestinian meals will be prepared for volunteers at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Snacks and refreshments will be available for purchase from the snack bar. Please inform us of any dietary requirements.
Suggested items to bring:
– Warm clothes for the evenings
– Clothes for around the farm: light shirts and trousers
– Rain Jacket
– Walking shoes
– Small day bag
– Sleeping bag
– Water bottle
– Suncream and sunglasses
– Notebook and pen
– Ideas / resources for games and activities