HANDMADE NATION

8-16 JULY

We’ll start our own nation, draw its borders, make laws and introduce our own customs. Each camper will have his or her own profession and role. We’ll master the skills of crafting, learn where our food comes from, where money originates, and explore new territories. We’ll wrap up the session with a fun trade-fair.

Each programme offers:

  • Creative classes with educators for both the children and their parents

  • Sports and active games

  • Special parents’ programme

  • Walks around Dilijan and the surrounding nature-sanctuary

  • Unique tours around Armenia

  • Master-classes

  • Challenging quests and games of skill

  • Evening discussions and get-togethers just for kids

Educators

Irina Bogdanova

Irina Bogdanova

Historian and photojournalist, author and host of interactive historical games in the 'I know. I love' project. Leads the history programmes in the Simply Happiness family club, photographer and writer for the EzhikEzhik.Ru web portal.

"History is not boring dates, dry facts and dusty shelves of archives. In the programme, we're going to create a space for free communication and unlimited creativity, and a real history lab!"

Alexey Oleynikov

Alexey Oleynikov

Engineer, designer, children's writer, author of the 'Jenny Dahlfin and The Hidden Land' series of books, editor-in-chief of the Pereplet journal of children's literature, a teacher of literature in the Ark-XXI Lyceum.

"I am looking forward to the joy of joint discoveries and, of course, creativity without boundaries. The kids will learn to set tasks, to plan their actions, to calculate algorithms and to put everything into action by themselves".

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UWC Dilijan campus:

The camp takes place in the spa town of Dilijan, on the spectacular UWC Dilijan campus.

Comfortable twin rooms for parents and children, classrooms, science labs and art workshops, its own FIFA standard soccer pitch, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, a fitness centre, the BlackBox concert complex will all help the children and their parents lose themselves in this unique environment and have a wonderful and valuable experience.

 

Price:

135,000 RUB / 2,250 USD  / 1,080,000 AMD for 1 adult and 1 child
195,000 RUB / 3,250 USD / 1,560,000 AMD for 1 adult and 2 children

Price includes:

  • 9-Day programme for 1 child (or 2 children) and 1 adult, including all the teaching materials that will be needed

  • Excursion programme

  • Five meals per day

  • Accommodation on the UWC Dilijan campus in a twin room

  • Transfer to/from Zvartnots Airport (Yerevan, Armenia) for those participants flying on our recommended flights

  • Please note that airfare and health insurance costs are not included in the cost of the programme.
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Feedback from previous participants

Narine Karapetyan

Thank you and your team! Since this is our first time with you we were very worried, but you have won us over! We'll see you next year.

Narine Karapetyan

Mother of participant, Moscow

Shake Abrahamyan

Thank you for the summer programme, we are so glad that we can send our child to an international quality summer school in our own country.

Shake Abrahamyan

Mother of participant, Yerevan

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