NB: laager on saadaval ainult siis, kui 1. veebruariks on registreerunud vähemalt 7 noort (vanuses 15-25) + 1 noortejuht (vanusepiiranguta, kuid üle 18-aastane).
What is it about?
Tunarica youth camp is a camp for young people in order to provide them volunteer experience abroad in cooperation with organizations working for the benefit of those in need and especially for the local community. It is an environment from which young people can learn and raise awareness on volunteering and it‘s benefits, notice the importance on the protecting of the nature environment, development of worldwide awareness and positive attitudes in terms of increased intercultural understanding and active participation. It gives space for exploring, using and increasing personal experience and knowledge, mutual understanding, tolerance, team building and civil dialogue among youth.
Objectives of the camp
*To engage youth in a diverse range of activities that will support their social inclusion and integration;
*To provide space for young people to contribute the positive change in another country thus to stimulate active and responsible citizenship;
*To build a wooden campsite to be used as summer educational place for youngsters,
*To provide an intercultural exchange of experience for young people.
Some of your tasks can include building, renovating, painting, restoration, landscaping construction, woodworking as our main intention is to make the space available for using as a coworking place and space for trainings and workshops in the nature for young people. Volunteers will help the team of local and international youngsters build developments in the campsite which will be later used as community place for young people. As education is key to solving many of the root causes of different problems, the new built summer educational facilities will help to improve the future of other youngsters. Help us to make this happen!
Apart from that, volunteers will have the opportunity to be engaged in educational activities in order to expend their knowledge and awareness of EU values, mobility programmes different cultures, solidarity, tolerance, importance of friendship
and active citizenship. If you like to get your hands dirty, don‘t mind learning new things and being a part of intercultural environment in the nature, then this is the right camp for you. Have you ever dreamt about being a champion? Altruistic service to others merits the highest praise. Multicolor days of various voluntary and educational activities will help you discover yourself better and show all oportunities around just waiting for you!
The campsite is located on the Eastern coast of Istria peninsula of Croatia, about 17 km from Labin and about 60 km from Pula airport. This attractive, natural bay, protected from all winds, is more than ideal for International youth summer camps. It amidst unspoilt scenery and deep blue sea, and offers beautiful woodland and rich vegetation, opportunities to relax and its unspoilt tranquility. Being several kilometers from the nearest busy road, volunteers can enjoy unbroken peace and quiet.
It is amazing natural place can host groups up to 50 volunteers in tents that are equipped with matresses, sleeping bags, blankets in order to provide comfortable sleep. It offers an nature experience away from the city and modern tehnology.
Accommodation is provided in the sharing tents with mattresses – each person needs to bring his/her own sleeping bag and the pillow.
How to get to the location?
There are several places in which you can come close by plane: Pula (Croatia), Ljubljana (Slovenia), Trieste (Italy) so check out low costs airplane companies that are operating in mentioned cities. After you can continue your trip (bus/train) to the location. Additionally, there is a possibility for a taxi van that can pick you up and drive you to the campsite Tunarica and it‘s cheaper and faster option then any other, so if you choose this option we would be happy to organize it for you – just let us know on time.
Breakfast will be served, but lunch and dinner will be prepared by volunteers together with the hosting organisation. There is 3 meals per day + stacks.
The fee per volunteer is 240,00 EUR (participation) + 100 EUR (EstYES participaion fee; 75€ in case the volunteer has already participated in another camp the same year) + 30 EUR (one time EstYES membership fee).
Apart from the participation fee, each participant is responsible for the travel costs and health insurance.
Be sure to have pocket money, to come with a good mood and smile on your face 🙂
Your artistic abilities are more than welcome so if you want to share it with us and with the group we will be thrilled!
Our currency is Croatian kuna (HRK) and the exchange rate is about 1 EUR = 7,50 HRK, you can change money on the airport, in one of the exchange o ces, banks, on the bus station and in the campsite Tunarica on the reception. ATM is also in the campsite next to the reception. WI–FI is provided free close to the reception. Travel insurance is at your expense. We have a campsite guards providing us additionally safety during day and night times, as well as emergency tool kit and the possibility to reach the ambulance fast if needed.