Dragon´s quest

“Dragon´s quest“ EVS is a short-term 15 day
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Dátum konania
18/07/2018 - 01/08/2018

Miesta konania
Tomin Gaj, Croatia

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“Dragon´s quest“ EVS was a short-term 15 day long EVS from 18.7. – 1.8.2018., placed in a small village Tomin Gaj in mountainous rural region of Lika in Croatia, gathering 16 young volunteers from 4 different countries – Slovakia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Bulgaria. This volunteer project was coordinated by Outward Bound Croatia, OBC – organization active all around Croatia, in cooperation with the local community of Gračac and surrounding areas. Main focus of “Dragon’s quest EVS” was a 5-day „Dragon´s quest“ festival (26. – 30.7.2018.) of creativity, arts and crafts, that is an initiative of the local community and local small NGO “Vilin dol“.

VOLUNTEERS HAD A CHANCE:

  • WORKING IN A MULTICULTURAL TEAM, IN ENGLISH
  • LEARNING BY DOING, LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCE
  • OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND OUTDOOR LIFESTYLE IN NATURE
  • HELPING THE LOCAL COMMUNITY AND CLEANING THE ENVIRONMENT
  • HELPING DURING THE FESTIVAL
  • ENJOY THE EVENING PROGRAMS WITH DJ´S AND TRANCE MUSIC (Facebook page of festival: Dragon’s Quest)
  • GAINING KNOWLEDGE ABOUT ERASMUS+ OPPORTUNITIES
  • GETTING TO KNOW CROATIA IN THE 4 FREE DAYS (POSSIBILITES TO GO TO THE SEASIDE, OR HIKING OR
    ANYTHING YOU LIKE

…AND TO DEVELOP:

  • creativity, cultural awareness and expression, sense of initiative and active citizenship
  • awareness of the environment and sustainable living (volunteers will live in an outdoor camp, sleep in tents, cook
    outdoors and spend full 2 weeks in the nature)
  • practice English (working language) but also learn Croatian in informal way
  • learn about Croatian culture, language and local community
  • learn about the Erasmus+ program and Erasmus+ youth opportunities (EVS and European solidarity corps)
  • get empowered and motivated to involve as volunteers again, on local level back home or in another country.

VOLUNTEER`S TASKS WERE:

  • Contribute to local community , help the realization of the festival (26. – 30.7.2018.).
  • Arrive 8 days before the beginning of the festival to help in preparation, during the festival in the organization team and after the festival help in closing and evaluations.
  • Help in cleaning the area, the visitors’ camp, setting up the locals stands (food, art works, traditional handicrafts etc.).
  • Promote the festival in the local community .
  • Help on workshops with kids. Deliver some workshops and/or presentations during the festival .
  • Help with welcoming and supporting visitors (Festival will gather up to 300 visitors) showing the locations, the program and leading activities.
  • Photo and video documentation of the project

 

Účasť na projekte

If you would like to apply for project, please answer the following questions:

1. Question:  What is your motivation to participate in the project?
2. Question:  How do you think you will use the knowledge and skills which you gain at this project in your future life?

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