MASCOT is a one week English camp for active young Ukrainians where we develop teamwork skills and expand knowledge in public speaking, project management, conflict management, etc. by using methods of non-formal education.
MASCOT raises awareness of crucial topics: equality, bullying, mental health, environmental issues, media literacy.
MASCOT - is a team of Ukrainian and American volunteers, who create a comfortable and playful atmosphere for education.
MASCOT develops talents of our campers through extracurricular activities in music, theater, rhythm and other forms of art.
MASCOT is all about PEOPLE.
MASCOT is aimed at active young Ukrainian s aged 14-20 who are interested in developing skills in teamwork, personal leadership skills, and creative abilities; taking information about creating their own social projects in, regardless of their social, economic status or religion.
Every year the MASCOT team is implementing a final project for the community of host city. This year we are focusing on ART and how it can be a powerful tool for generating positive change. Thus, participants can use all teamwork, leadership skills, and creative abilities that they've improved during camp.
MASCOT for me is a place where I can forget about my problems and cares, it's a place where I can talk to and listen to people who are ready to change the world for better.
MASCOT for me is a hobby that allows me to find emeralds in myself and the world, and share it with others.
Three years ago MASCOT inspired and motivated me to achieve more than I thought I would. Now I want to pay my respect for camp that changed me that much and I want to make changes for other youngsters same as it was done for me.
MASCOT is a crush-course into creative social activism... but with friends!
Mascot is a place where for one week you can get inspiration and motivation for the whole year ahead.
For me, MASCOT has always meant getting out of my comfort zone — and I’ve never regretted it whatsoever. So just try to dive into it and I promise you’ll find it rewarding!
MASCOT is a truly life-changing experience which gave me both invaluable knowledge and a community of amazing people who are always there to help.
Mascot is a huge community of proactive youth. Having been once, you will have a desire to experience these emotions again. After all, Mascot is all about unforgettable warm moments and people who become your family forever. This is a place where you expand your horizons and potential. Where everything becomes possible.
Mascot is all about emotions and massive changes in your life
Well, mascot is a unique place where you get to know talented and supportive human beings. It's more than just camp. Why? 1) teaches you bunch of new things. 2) changes lives without your permission. 3) Everyone who's at camp are always there for ya. The last one is my favourite and that's what mascot is for me.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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
MASCOT is something that will stay with you forever. Once you are a camper, you will be a camper forever.
Currently I share my whole life into two periods: before and after the MASCOT. My world turned upside down in one week.
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.