Summer Camp 2022 - Catholic Community

Beneficiaries Description: 900 Armenian orphans and children from vulnerable families.

Project Area: Tsaghkadzor, Kotayk Region

Project Goal: to organize leisure, good nutrition and education for 900 children from disadvantaged families, strengthen their spiritual, physical and emotional well-being in a warm and beautiful environment in Tzaghkadzor

Project Objectives:

  • Provide the children with nutritious and healthy food;
  • Contribute to their spiritual growth through daily catechism classes, morning and evening prayers, graces before meals, daily masses for small groups, christening ceremonies, liturgical singing and small theatrical performances on religious themes;
  • Offer them dental services and health education;
  • Enable them to display their talents during classes, evening performances and special camp events;
  • Grant them educational and cultural experiences through indoor and outdoor activities, trips and excursions, presentations and performances;
  • Consolidate their national pride through daily raising of the flag, singing and dancing classes and cultural presentations;
  • Develop their multicultural awareness through foreign language classes and encounters with volunteers from abroad;
  • Improve their physical health through daily gymnastics, competitions, outdoor games and traditional dances;
  • Enhance their creativity and aesthetic values through arts and embroidery classes, etc.
  • Give them the opportunity to start friendships and build up respect and care for others, reinforce their sense of responsibility while they help out with serving meals, tidying bedrooms, cleaning the cafeteria and camp area, etc.;
Project Type:Grant
Start Date:June 23, 2022
End Date:August 28, 2022
Coordinator / Responsible Person:Zara Janibekyan
Implementer:Our Lady of Armenia Convent
Project Cost by Implementer:AMD: 76,218,480 USD: 155,548
Project Cost by JMF:AMD: 5,000,000   USD: 10,204
Beneficiaries Number:900