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Youth Camp Country: Philippines
Date: 2017-04-26 - 2017-05-08 Type: Short term/workcamp Work: Cultural, Environmental, Camp leader
Code: GIED 17.08 Languages: English Organization: Global Initiative for Exchange and Development Inc. (GIED)
Min age: 15 Max age: 30 Extra fee: 0.00 -
Volunteers male count: 10 Volunteers female count: 10 Volunteers total count: 20
Volunteers teenagers count: 6 Volunteers national count: 2 Volunteers count per country: 4
Location: Argao, Cebu 6021 Airport: Region: -
Is disabled volunteers: 1 Vegetarian: 1 Family: 0
Description: -
Partner description: We are looking for highly motivated international volunteers to join our uniquely special projects that would involve different inter-cultural learning activities with the local community. Our partner the Local Government of Argao and the Argawanon Youth Association are encouraged to organize the youth camp. This is to promote their Heritage town and showcase their rich culture and people. Volunteers would develop better understanding with the culture by assisting the organization of their youth camp that is centered in the preservation of culture and nature as well as empowerment of their local youth.
Work description: With the support and assistance of the Argao local government and Argawanon Youth Association, community and international volunteers will have the chance to engage on the following activities: 1. Organization and participation of the youth camp 2. Undertake environmental related activities like coastal clean-up, tree planting, advocacy, etc. 3. Interact with the local children and youth through art, sports and team building activities 4. Exchange of culture through music, games, food, language, etc.
Accomodation and food description: The international participants will be accommodated at a local facility of Argao Local Government. Personal sleeping bags are needed. Filipino food will be prepared by the local cook and international volunteers are encouraged to assist in the preparations to be acquainted with Filipino way of preparing and cooking food.
Location and leisure description: The Municipality of Argao is located in the southeast of the province of Cebu which is 68 kilometers (42 mi) from Cebu City. Argao is exactly mid-way between Cebu City and the southern tip of Cebu island Santander. It has a population of around 70,000 people as of 2010 Census. Like any coastal towns of Cebu, Argao is known for its scenic natural white sandy beaches, nature parks and famously called “The Heritage Town” of Cebu due to its well preserved heritage sites and rich culture of happy and hospitable local people. During leisure time, volunteers can choose to experience various eco-tourism adventure activities around the town of Argao and climb mountain or explore its rivers, waterfalls and caves or heed to nearby towns that are famous for whale shark watching. Visiting the rich heritage sites like churches and museums as well as nature parks and the world famous crystal blue clear sea waters are many other places volunteers can experience and explore.
Requirements description: 15-30 years old is the youth age definition of the Filipino youth. We will adopt this age requirement to be consistent with the theme of the project. 15 to below 18 years old participants are required to submit together with the other requirements a parental consent in order to guarantee participation.
Notes: Participants may bring their local food (Snacks/drink), educational supplies and art materials and used educational books if possible to be used and distributed to local children/youth during camp.
Hand in Hand for the Island Country: Philippines
Date: 2017-05-03 - 2017-05-15 Type: Short term/workcamp Work: Social project, Environmental, Work with kids
Code: GIED 17.09 Languages: English Organization: Global Initiative for Exchange and Development Inc. (GIED)
Min age: 18 Max age: 85 Extra fee: 0.00 -
Volunteers male count: 10 Volunteers female count: 10 Volunteers total count: 20
Volunteers teenagers count: 0 Volunteers national count: 2 Volunteers count per country: 4
Location: Gilutungan Island, Cordova, Cebu 6017 Airport: Region: -
Is disabled volunteers: 1 Vegetarian: 1 Family: 0
Description: -
Partner description: Qouta International of Cebu (QI Cebu) is a non-profit organization empowering women, children, the deaf, hard-of-hearing, and speech-impaired in local communities around the world. Founded in 1919, Quota International is one of the oldest international service organizations for women. Quota takes the lead in the “Hand in Hand Project” which is primarily implemented for the disadvantaged children, youth and women wherein they provide educational needs for the children enrolled in Public Day Care Centers as well as skills training and livelihood assistance to young mothers and deaf/hard in hearing youth (people with disabilities). The project also aims to support school facilities that need improvement as well as nutrition and wellness.
Work description: With the support and assistance of QI Cebu and Barangay Gilutungan Local Government, local community and international volunteers will have the activities such as: 1. Help in the renovation of the school facility like refurbishment, repainting and beautification 2. Assist in the provision of nutrition, health care and wellness to local children and youth 3. Undertake environmental activities like coastal clean-up, make garbage disposal area, tree planting, etc. 4. Interact with the local children and youth through art, sports and team building activities 5. Exchange of culture through music, games, food, language, etc.
Accomodation and food description: The international participants will be accommodated at Barangay Gilutungan Community Center in the project site with basic facilities. Personal sleeping bag is needed. Filipino food will be prepared by a local cook and International volunteers are encouraged to assist in the preparations to know about Filipino way of preparing and cooking food.
Location and leisure description: Gilutungan Island is a tiny but populous island and among the poorest island in the town of Cordova, Cebu. The island is rich in marine and natural resources but suffers with over population, very limited electricity and water supply and no proper garbage and waste disposal system. Gilutungan Island is surrounded with white sandy beach with crystal clear blue waters where volunteers could easily access at walking distance and swim anytime of the day. It also have several rich natural marine sanctuaries and in nearby islands. Volunteers could opt to go for island hopping and enjoy snorkeling or diving, etc. Volunteers can also choose to visit various cultural heritage sites in Mactan Island and Cebu City or experience other eco-tourism adventure like canyoneering, caving, trekking, etc. activities around the island of Cebu.
Requirements description: -
Notes: Participants may bring their local food (Snacks/drink), educational supplies and art materials and used educational books if possible to be used and distributed to local children/youth during camp.
Youth Camp Country: Philippines
Date: 2017-05-10 - 2017-05-22 Type: Short term/workcamp Work: Cultural, Environmental, Camp leader
Code: GIED 17.10 Languages: English Organization: Global Initiative for Exchange and Development Inc. (GIED)
Min age: 15 Max age: 30 Extra fee: 0.00 -
Volunteers male count: 10 Volunteers female count: 10 Volunteers total count: 20
Volunteers teenagers count: 6 Volunteers national count: 2 Volunteers count per country: 4
Location: Carmen, Bohol 6319 Airport: Region: -
Is disabled volunteers: 1 Vegetarian: 1 Family: 0
Description: -
Partner description: The Office of Congressman Arthur C. Yap in partnership with the Local Government of Carmen, Bohol will host the Youth Camp. Preparations and participation to the youth camp will be the highlights of activities. Rebuild Bohol which is a social service project of the Bohol Provincial Local Government in disaster prone areas would also be conducted together with the youth camp. In 2013 Bohol experienced the worst natural catastrophe with almost 7 magnitude of earthquake that resulted to lost of thousands of lives, properties and livelihood. The Rebuild Bohol project is an on-going mitigation program of the local government to communities that were greatly affected by the said calamity. These diverse activities await our incoming international volunteers to experience, learn and appreciate our local community’s way of life and social service efforts.
Work description: With the support and assistance of the Bohol local government, community and international volunteers will have the chance to engage on the following activities: 1. Organization of youth camp for the Bohol youth 2. Possibly undertake environmental related activities like coastal clean-up, tree planting, etc. 3. Interact with the local children and youth through art, sports and team building activities 4. Exchange of culture through music, games, food, language, etc. 5. Assist Rebuild Bohol project as part of the youth camp's activities
Accomodation and food description: The international participants will be accommodated at a local community facility in the project site with basic facilities. Personal sleeping bags are needed. Filipino food will be prepared by the local community and International volunteers are encouraged to assist in the preparations to be acquainted with the Filipino way of preparing and cooking food.
Location and leisure description: Carmen town is part of the Third District of the province of Bohol. The scenic Chocolate Hills of Bohol is partly located in the town. Bohol Province is part of Central Visayas Region in the Central part of the Philippines. LEISURE TIME: Bohol is known for the scenic and winding Loboc River, chocolate hills, natural white sandy beaches, tarsier-a small nocturnal animal with large red eyes and the world's smallest primate and happy hospitable local people. During leisure time, volunteers can choose to experience various eco-tourism adventure activities around the island of Bohol. The island is also rich with heritage sites like churches and museums as well as nature parks and the world famous crystal blue clear sea waters.
Requirements description: 15-30 years old is the youth age definition of the Filipino youth. We will adopt this age requirement to be consistent with the theme of the project. 15 to below 18 years old participants are required to submit together with the other requirements a parental consent in order to guarantee participation.
Notes: Participants may bring their local food (Snacks/drink), educational supplies and art materials and used educational books if possible to be used and distributed to local children/youth during camp.
Youth Camp Country: Philippines
Date: 2017-05-17 - 2017-05-29 Type: Short term/workcamp Work: Cultural, Environmental, Camp leader
Code: GIED 17.11 Languages: English Organization: Global Initiative for Exchange and Development Inc. (GIED)
Min age: 15 Max age: 30 Extra fee: 0.00 -
Volunteers male count: 10 Volunteers female count: 10 Volunteers total count: 20
Volunteers teenagers count: 6 Volunteers national count: 2 Volunteers count per country: 4
Location: Loboc, Bohol 6316 Airport: Region: -
Is disabled volunteers: 1 Vegetarian: 1 Family: 0
Description: -
Partner description: The Office of Congressman Arthur C. Yap in partnership with the Local Government of Loboc, Bohol will host the Youth Camp to promote local youth empowerment . Organization of youth camp will be the highlights of activities. A social service project would also be simultaneously undertaken to support the Local Government’s Rebuild Bohol project. In 2013 Bohol experienced the worst natural catastrophe with almost 7 magnitude of earthquake that resulted to thousands of lives, properties and livelihood lost. The Rebuild Bohol project is an on-going mitigation program of the local government to communities that were greatly affected by the said calamity. These diverse activities await our incoming international volunteers to experience, learn and appreciate our local community’s way of life and social service efforts.
Work description: With the support and assistance of the Bohol local government, community and international volunteers will have the chance to engage on the following activities: 1. Organization of youth camp for Bohol youth 2. Provide assistance to the on-going rebuild activities 3. Possibly undertake environmental related activities like coastal clean-up, tree planting, etc. 4. Interact with the local children and youth through art, sports and team building activities 5. Exchange of culture through music, games, food, language, etc.
Accomodation and food description: The volunteers will be accommodated at a local community facility in the project site with basic facilities. Personal sleeping bag is needed. Filipino food will be prepared by a local cook and International volunteers are encouraged to assist in the preparations to know about Filipino way of preparing and cooking food.
Location and leisure description: The Municipality of Loboc is one of the towns of the Third District of Bohol Province. Bohol Province is part of Central Visayas Region of the Philippines. Bohol is known for the scenic and winding Loboc River, chocolate hills, natural white sandy beaches, tarsier-a small nocturnal animal with large red eyes and the world's smallest primate and happy hospitable local people. During leisure time, volunteers can choose to experience various eco-tourism adventure activities around the island of Bohol like mountain trekking, caving, etc.. The island is also rich with heritage sites like churches and museums as well as nature parks where they could easily visit. White beaches are all over the island and volunteers can swim anytime, snorkel or dive to rich and exotic natural marine sanctuaries nearby or go for island hopping for dolphin watching, etc..
Requirements description: 15-30 years old is the youth age definition of the Filipino youth. We will adopt this age requirement to be consistent with the theme of the project. 15 to below 18 years old participants are required to submit together with the other requirements a parental consent in order to guarantee participation.
Notes: Participants may bring their local food (Snacks/drink), educational supplies and art materials and used educational books if possible to be used and distributed to local children/youth during camp.

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