Summer Camp GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) in Tetovo, Macedonia

Deadline: 17 May 2014
Open to:  Macedonian girls entering I-IV year of high school in September 2014
Venue: 2 August – 9 August 2014, Tetovo, Macedonia

Description

Camp GLOW is a multi-ethnic summer camp for high school girls who show strong interest in leadership and excel in English language. Founded by Peace Corps Volunteers in Macedonia in 2000, the eight-day leadership camp (2 August – 9 August) seeks to develop leadership and communication potential found in young girls in Macedonia by providing them with skills and knowledge to become active leaders in their communities.

The camp promotes language literacy, leadership, teamwork, problem solving, and creativity. The activities are tailored to promote these qualities through artistic expression, volunteering, health, women studies, in-dept understanding of civil society, and environmental awareness. Besides this extensive knowledge, the camp’s experience is also valuable for making new friendships from across the country. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet the U.S Ambassador in Macedonia.

Eligibility

Camp GLOW accepts applications from female high school students all over Macedonia with a special focus on girls coming from smaller communities in Macedonia.

Benefits

Expenses are covered by the organizers of GLOW Camp. Participants cover a 700 denars participation fee and transportation to Tetovo.

Application

Acceptance into the camp is a very competitive process, so make sure to prepare your application well. Once the application process closes the camp GLOW staff will contact short-listed candidates for an interview.

If you think you are this year’s ideal candidate, you can apply HERE. Deadline for applications is 17 May 2014.

For further questions about the camp and the application process, please contact: [email protected] or visit the camp’s official website.

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