On January 15th 2019 will open the registration of the Lõimeleer 2019!
Lõimeleer is a cultural immersion camp for young Estonians aged *10-16 living abroad. Held in summer, it gives them the opportunity to mix with kids their own age who live in Estonia, learn handicrafts (woodwork, jewellery and textiles), play games involving musical instruments, singing and dancing, find out how horses are used and controlled and other quintessentially traditional Estonian skills. The main organisers of Lõimeleer are mainly leisure time manager-teacher, folk music and Estonian native crafts teachers, students and alumni from Viljandi Culture Academy.
* The recommended age of participation is 10-16. year of life.
Camps in 2019
Camp 1: 28 June-3 July, activities tied in to ESTO Global Estonian Days Festival and Song and Dance Celebration
Camp 2: 21-26 July, activities tied in to Viljandi Folk Festival, ESTO Global Estonian Days Festival and festival courses
Camp 3: 28 July-2 August, the program will be turn out soon
In order to take part we would ask you to do the following:
1. Familiarise yourself with the checklist of items required in order to attend a camp and confirm that you have done so
2. Register (registration opens on 15 January 2019)
3. Pay the participation fee by bank transfer to MTÜ Lõimeleer (NPO Lõimeleer) account no. EE252200221068488100, including the payer’s name and account number and the name of the child registering for the camp in the reference field (e.g. ‘Tiina Tõnisson EE0000000000 Mari Tõnisson’). The fee will be determined in January. Donations are also welcome.
Should a participant prove unable to attend a camp, the participation fee shall be reimbursed proportionally as follows:
80% if notified by 1 July 2019
50% if notified after 1 July 2019
no reimbursement if notified after 15 July 2019
To find out about the history of Lõimeleer and for the latest information, take a look at our Facebook page.
Items needed at HomeComing camp
The following is a list of the clothing and other items you will definitely need at the camp
*Backpack (so you can take something to eat and drink with you on short hikes)
*Hiking boots/walking shoes (and since summer can be rainy, you should have at least one pair of comfortable waterproof shoes with you)
*Outdoor shoes (e.g. trainers), flip-flops or similar and indoor footwear (slippers, sandals, etc.)
*Weatherproof clothing (a jacket and trousers you can wear to protect yourself from wind and rain or at least a poncho). Make sure you bring a few sets of clothes that are suitable for both playing sports in and wearing around town, and that also protect against wind and rain. There are no facilities for washing clothes at the camp.
*Warm, comfortable clothes (T-shirts, hoodies, long pants, sports clothes, jacket and woollen socks)
*Something to wear on your head
*Back-up clothes (T-shirts, hoodies, trousers, socks, underwear, etc.)
*Personal insect repellent
*Personal hygiene items (toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, shower gel, washcloth, etc.)
*Towel for showering and towel or similar for the sauna
*Any medication you need
*Snacks (nuts, dried fruit, chocolate, etc.)
I have familiarised myself with the list of items that need to be taken along to the camp:*
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