The Summer School aims to help the social integration of young people in the world outside of school and the foster care, to develop their abilities to adapt and to face new situations, as well as to improve their academic results. The duration of the summer school is 3 weeks and there will be classes in the main subjects, taught at school, as well as experiential learning activities in the afternoon.
Due to shortage of staff as well as staff incompetence in the institutions, Bulgarian children without parental care get limited opportunity to discuss their life aspirations, career directions and the steps to attain them. Thus they are little prepared to face the challenges of life outside of the institution at age 18. We will help them prepare for this crucial moment, so they can take the right steps to pursue successfully the career of their dreams and avoid falling prey to criminals.
The duration of the summer school is 3 weeks and there will be classes in the main subjects, taught at school, as well as experiential learning activities in the afternoon. There are field trips and fun activities, planned during the weekends. The adventures and challenges will help the group to become a team and to function effectively. The program includes many discussions on topics such as teamwork, common problems, tolerance, positive communication,leadership and empathy.
Stimulate, inspire and train with relevant skills the youth without parental care, so that they can confidently go to university or get a job when they leave the orphanage.
Expected benefits for the participants: Training and support for young people to enter life through the development of personal potential and tolerance for diversity; Developing their creativity, their ability to build trust and concern for people and nature; etc.