Mtskheta-Mtianeti. The second group of the "Civic Education
Summer Camp – 2012” was launched in Bazaleti on July 20. The camp is organized
within the framework of the "Civic Education and Teachers’ Training Program”,
which is funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), while
the program in Georgia is implemented by PH-International. The Georgian
Association of Educational Initiatives is the organizer of the camp, which at
the same time is the partner organization of the program in the Kvemo Kartli
Students and teachers from 11 regions of Georgia
participate in the "Civic Education Summer Camp – 2012”. The camp consists of
three groups and total of 270 participants will be involved – active members of
the school civic clubs, who initiate and implement various civil activities
during the year. Throughout the camp the participants are trained in respect of
planning and implementation of civil activities and drafting of projects that
they will implement in their civic clubs over the education year. Each day of
the camp is full of interactive camping activities, which fosters approximation
of students from various regions.
It is the second consecutive year that the
Association organizes the "Civic Education Summer Camp”. Last year 150
participants from 9 regions of Georgia have attended the camp.
The European youth leaders work together with the Georgian
leaders in the camp, who are hosted by the Association within the framework of
the EC program "Youth in Action”.