Project Details

Code: SF-05
Start date: 15 ago 2018
End date: 25 ago 2018
Term: Workcamp (6-15 days)
Category: SOCIAL
Country: Russian Federation
State: Smolensk
Airport: Moscú-Sheremétievo
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 99


The camp is hosted by Smolensk regional public youth organization “Rassvet-S” on the base of a rehabilitation center for children and youth “Cherry”. The center was established in 1981 as a children’s health-improving camp. Since 2006 it became a rehabilitation centre for children. Every
year the center hosts about 3000 children. There are children with different kinds of disabilities: infantile cerebral paralysis and other physical and mental disabilities.

Work And Activities

Volunteers will help to organize entertaining activities and sport games for the children. Also they will help tutors in the activities aimed at the social rehabilitation of disabled children: games, painting, organizing workshops. Volunteers together with children will attend hiking tour and will
be asked to help tutors to take care of the children and help with technical things like cook food, make fire, set tents etc. Also volunteers will be asked to organize open air events for children who live in the Center and other children in the city: concerts, games, workshops. Volunteers will
participate in the round table with guests from the city social services “Volunteering without borders”. Help with renovation of the center (cleaning, painting, etc)

Accommodation And Food

Rooms for 5-7 people in a building with all facilities (bathroom, toilet; it is also possible to organize laundering). Food will be prepared in the canteen.




Volunteers should provide the following document from their doctor that they are healthy and can work with children:
- HIV, AIDS test (in case of positive result, volunteers will still be allowed to attend the camp)
- Confirmation from your doctor that you don't have any transmittable diseases




Having picnics in the forest, making a tour in Smolensk city. The volunteers will be able to visit Smolensk Kremlin and the most interesting museums, including a Second World War museum and a Diamond processing factory. Also a trip to a national park “Smolensk lakeside” is planned.
Volunteers will have opportunity to see real Russian village.

Smolensk train station or airport.