13.03. - 03.04.2020

VJF 3.1 Berlin Deutsch-Camp #1: explore language and capital

12.10. - 23.10.2020

VJF 3.2 Berlin Deutsch-Camp #2: explore language and capital

 

Typ: LANG Plätze: je 12 Teamer: je 2

Ort/ Naechster Flughafen/ Bahnhof: Berlin Schönefeld

Sprache: Deutsch

Zugang: geeignet für Rollstuhlfahrende

Teilnahmegebuehr: 120 € für das Honorar der Lehrkraft (zu zahlen in Euro am Anreisetag -> nicht für die Campleitung)

Info: www.vjf.de/Begegnungsstaette

 

Studienteil: Die Gruppe wird von einer ausgebildeten Lehrkraft 3-4 Stunden am Vormittag Deutschunterricht erhalten. Es werden Grammatik und Kommunikation vertieft, je nach Wunsch und Bedarf der Teilnehmer. In der Freizeit sind Exkursionen durch Berlin und in die naehere Umgebung geplant. Es ist vorgesehen, dass die Teilnehmer auch in der Freizeit Deutsch miteinander kommunizieren werden, um den Unterrichtsstoff zu vertiefen.

Unterbringung: Die Teilnehmenden werden auf dem Gelaende der Projekt- und Begegnungsstätte Krimnitzer Weg schlafen. In den beheizbaren Bungalows gibt es ein separates Bad mit Dusche und WC. Es werden maximal 6 männliche oder weibliche Teilnehmende in einem Bungalow wohnen. Bettwäsche bekommst du im Objekt, du brauchst keinen Schlafsack mitbringen. In einer kleinen Küche bereitet die Gruppe ihr Essen selbst zu.

Hinweis: Dieser Kurs ist für absolute Beginner ungeeignet, es sollten bereits Sprachkenntnisse (Minimum: A2) vorhanden sein.

 

Location/Terminal: Berlin

Accessibility: appropriate for wheel chair user

Fee: 120 € for the duty of the teacher (to be paid in Euro on the arrival -> not for campleaders)

 

Study part: The Group will have German lessons by a German teacher 3-4 hours in the morning. You will get the opportunity to deepen your knowledge in communication and grammar, depending on your needs and wishes. In the free time excursions to Berlin and its surrounding area are planned. You are asked to communicate only in German in your leisure time to deepen your new learned skills.

Accommodation: You will live in our Projekt- und Begegnungsstätte Krimnitzer Weg, a seminar center, in heated bungalows with up to 6 girls or boys on the ground of the place where you will have the language course. In the bungalows you will find your own bathroom with a shower and WC. You will get bed linen, there is no need to bring a sleeping bag with you. You will have the chance to prepare your own meals in a small kitchen at the centre.

Special Remarks: This course is meant for participants who have already some German skills (minimum A2).

 

 

06.04. - 17.04.2020

VJF 3.3 Berlin Spring: Winter sleep is over-wake up our lakeside seminar center

04.05. - 15.05.2020

VJF 3.4 Berlin Still Spring: Winter sleep is over-wake up our lakeside seminar center

 

Type: MANU/RENO Places: 10 each Teamer: 2 each

Location/Terminal: Berlin Schönefeld

Accessibility: appropriate for wheel chair user

Info: www.vjf.de/Begegnungsstaette

 

Work: During this camp, we need to prepare our centre for the next workcamp season. The centre needs cleaning works like raking dead leaves, cleaning the yard or piling up the leaves. In case of bad weather, the dining hall also needs some renovation. Other small tasks during the camp may include maintaining or renovation works inside and outside.

Accommodation: You will live in our Projekt- und Begegnungsstätte Krimnitzer Weg, a seminar center, in heated bungalows with up to 6 girls or boys on the ground of the place where you will have the language course. In the bungalows you will find your own bathroom with a shower and WC. You will get bed linen, there is no need to bring a sleeping bag with you. You will have the chance to prepare your own meals in a small kitchen at the centre.

 

 

Summer 2020

VJF 3.5 Berlin Drum Festival RAKATAK & youth club MAXIM

 

Type: FEST/RENO Places: 15 Teamer: 2

Location/Terminal: Berlin

Infos: www.rakatak.de, www.im-maxim.de

 

Work: During the first week, you will help to prepare and run an international drumming festival for children, youngsters and families called RAKATAK. In the previous years, 7000 visitors were present at the festival. Your help will be needed to prepare, to run and afterwards to clean the site. Another task of this project will take place during the 2nd week in the youth club MAXIM. The main work will be designing the façade of the youth club. Your help will be also needed to renovate and maintain the building and its surrounding grounds, like painting inside or outside, digging, gardening in the climate garden or re/constructing. Please be prepared for hard physical work from time to time!

Accommodation: During the festival time you will sleep on your foam mattress in your sleeping bag, so please do not forget them! In the youth club, there will be 2 rooms available. You will sleep on the floor on a mattress in your sleeping bag. Your quarters will be very modest, but of course, there is a kitchen and bathrooms. However, the youth club is a nice place to work, live and party.

Special requirements: You must be able to ride a bike! A motivation letter is required.

 

 

23.08. - 04.09.2020

VJF 3.6 Berlin Remembers the Spanish Civil War 1936-39: silent restauration at the graveyard

 

Type: RENO/STUDY Places: 12 Teamer: 2

Location/Terminal: Berlin

Info: www.kfsr.info

 

Background: You will work and spend your free time closely together with the Kämpfer und Freunde der Spanischen Republik 1936-1939 e.V. (KFSR), an Association of Survivors of the Spanish Civil war, their children, grandchildren and their friends. The International Brigades in Spain in the time 1936-39 were supported by many nationalities and the KFSR is active to foster and cherish the memories of the volunteers from different countries, who travelled to Spain in order to fight for the Second Spanish Republic in the Spanish Civil War.

Work: You will work on Friedrichsfelde Central Cemetery, where, among many others, survivors of the Spanish Civil War and their families are buried. Your first task is writing down the names, which can be read on the gravestones. If they are not readable anymore, you will help to clean them and to paint over the names under professional guidance. Besides the work on the cemetery, you will go on a guided tour through the Cemetery, which is not only a cemetery, but also a park. You will meet and talk to descendants of former Brigadists, go on a guided antifascist city walk, have a reading and discussion with Victor Grossman and other persons. We ask you to be open to the topic.

Accommodation: You will live in heated bungalows with up to 6 girls or boys. The bungalows are equipped with a bathroom. You will get bed linen, there is no need to bring a sleeping bag with you.

Special Remarks: A motivation letter - specific to this project - is required.

 

Will be announced soon.

VJF 3.7 Berlin Kienberg and Spreepark

 

Type: MANU/ART Places: 15 Teamer: 2

Location/Terminal: Berlin Schönefeld

 

Work: This camp is planned right now. Eather the group will support the Umweltbildungszentrum Kienberg (envorinmental learning center) or do some work in the Spreepark (former amusement park, which will be transformed an re-activated by the Kienberg learning center).

Accommodation: Will be announced soon.