About Us

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

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 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.

MASCOT is

70 participants

All over Ukraine

From 14 to 20 years old

AIM of 2020

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 is

Non-formal education in action

Social projects all-over Ukraine

New connections that change lives

Organizers 2020

Our staff 2020

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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