About Us

MASCOT is a 9-day English camp for active young Ukrainians which is held in mid-July in Mykolaiv where we discover talents of our campers through extracurricular activities in music, theater and rhythm, develop their teamwork skills and expand their knowledge in public speaking, project management, conflict management, etc. by using methods of non-formal education.

MASCOT is

Non-Profit

participation fee covers only the costs of meals, other is provided by grants or our sponsors

Volunteer

we are in love with what we do that`s why we can afford ourselves to work for free

English-oriented

we do believe that young Ukrainians should be fluent in foreign language and we are ready to work on this aspect

Who MASCOT works for?

MASCOT is aimed at active young Ukrainian aged 14-20 who are interested in developing skills in teamwork and personal leadership skills, taking information about creating their own social projects in, regardless of their social, economic status or religion.

MASCOT is

60 participants

All over Ukraine

From 14 to 20 years old

Why does MASCOT work?

The aim of MASCOT is to create an enabling environment in Mykolaiv in order to familiarize Ukrainian active youth with existing social problems of our society (escalation of conflicts, social isolation, violence and inequality) for further decision-making.

MASCOT is

Non-formal education in action

Social projects for Mykolaiv and other Ukrainian cities

New amazing friends who are going to change lives

Directors of Camp Mascot-2017

Jameson Ash

Being a director of MASCOT is important for me because I really believe in the youth of Ukraine. I know that they want to make their country a better place and being a director of a summer camp in Ukraine makes me feel that I can help be a part of that, along with share my ideas to help them down this road.

Alla Shakhova

I do hope that MASCOT-2017 will change lives of our campers the same way MASCOT-2015 changed mine.

Our staff

We are 20-person team including teamleaders, organizers, teachers, photographers united by one idea - to make MASCOT-2017 unforgettable.

Details about all of us will be available very soon.

Testimonials

I am very pleased that I was a part of this camp! It changed my outlook on life, made me self-confident and more active person!

© Eva Zagoruiko

MASCOT for me is a place where I discovered a great number of wonderful people, a place that in 9 days became dear to my heart.

© Kateryna Kozlova

First of all, MASCOT gave me new friends (and not merely boilerplate expression, I really found a like-minded friends), deprived me of many complexes to account myself, and broadened my outlook.

© Denis Boyechko

MASCOT provided an unforgettable experience every time I have been there – as a camper, as a staff, as a director. It showed me, that there is so much more in life, the opportunities are truly endless.

© Jane Budaragina

People in the camp MASCOT are incredible. They are all so special. Each one has a hobby, each one is a leader! We do create a different atmosphere which cannot be found anywhere else! MASCOT is like an island where live the best people!

© Diana Yudova

Participation in MASCOT gave even more than 10 best days of summer, 70 best people and 20 interesting lectures. MASCOT gave me a great motivation - motivation to change society in which you are living

© Illya Hryzhenku

MASCOT is something that will stay with you forever. Once you are a camper, you will be a camper forever.

© Olena Shevchenko

Currently I share my whole life into two periods: before and after the MASCOT. My world turned upside down in one week.

© Elena Pokotilo

While coming to camp MASCOT I was ready for crazy emotions, new knowledge and meeting people who are insanely passionate about what they're doing and I got all of it! So if you are looking for a place where every new day you will feel yourself the happiest person in the world - you've definitely just found one.

© Elena Shakhova

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