Summer Therapeutic Camps, Painting Workshops


lager_2015The team from Future for the Children Association runs summer camps for children and young people from different ‘at risk’ groups. Focusing on:

  • developing communication skills and socialization with different people
  • improving the emotional state
  • development of skills for independent living
  • making a connection with nature

Activities of the camp include exploration, teamwork, creativity, communication, training to respond to risky situations and hiking in the mountains.

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Specialists structure the program to be tailored to the abilities of all participants. The children themselves maintain their hygiene (personal and living). Every morning they do gymnastics to prepare their bodies for the days’s activities. They take walks and participate in various activities in the wild. The use of games and role-playing techniques is an approach that encourages cognitive development, skills to increase social integration. All members of the group are encouraged to play games and participate in activities. All these experiences help the children to communicate, get to know each other and learn to understand the reactions of others better.

100_7451100_8222Summer therapeutic camps have been held regularly since 2007 funded by various projects and donor campaigns. More than 300 children have gone through the camps. In recent years the camps have been held with  funds provided by Eurobank Bulgaria Plc.