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Summer Camps available to children of Greek origin 9-13 yrs of age

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The General Consulate of Greece in Sydney would like to inform teachers or parents of children of Greek origin in Sydney/NSW who are between 9-13 years old, in order to participate in two summer camps for the period of

  • 15th of July until the 29th of July 2014 in EPANOMI (Thessaloniki) and the period of the
  • 7th of August until 21st of August 2014 in MALESINA (Fthiotida) in Greece, especially designed for the needs of Greek Diaspora children.

Applications should be submitted to the Education office in the Consulate General of Greece in Sydney and the deadline for the Epanomi summer camp will be the 11th of April 2014and the Malesina summer camp will be the 15th of April 2014.

Application should include the attached Application form completed and signed by the parent, a recent photo as well as a certification of a paediatrician that states the good physical and mental health of the child in order to participate in athletic activities.

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A group of 9 (nine) children from NSW will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • One of the parents must be of Greek origin
  • Children must be of age 9-13 yo
  • Parents must not work for the Greek State abroad

If applicable please include in your application:

  • a certificate of public or other institution that the child is attending Greek language lessons
  • a certificate by Greek Associations that the child participates in activities relevant to Greek culture
  • a reference for good or excellent grades in the Greek language

NOTE: Children who are close to the age of 13 will be prioritised as they won't have the chance to participate in the future.

Expenses such as accommodation, food, participation in educational and recreational programs and excursions, are covered by the General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad. However, the flight to and from Greece will be covered by the parents. The GCSA will be responsible for the children's transportation from the airport of Athens or Thessaloniki to the camps.

The camp will be under 24 hour GSGA staff surveillance and programme will include:

  • Lessons of Greek language and history
  • Excursions and visits to historical, archeological locations, museums and other significant areas
  • Educational programmes
  • Teaching of traditional songs and dances
  • Swimming programs
  • Group educational games, athletic activities, painting and craftsmanship.

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Maria Mouratidou
 
Education Office of Australia and New Zealand
Head office: Consulate General of Greece in Melbourne
Contact at the Consulate General of Greece in SYDNEY :
Maria Mouratidou (Tuesdays, Wednesdays)
Level 2/219-223 Castlereagh St .
SYDNEY, NSW 2000
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