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[Child Protection]: Camp Provides a Brighter Summer Vacation for Some of Armenia’s Most Vulnerable Children standard

Twenty fun-filled days of summer camp have left some disadvantaged children with very happy memories. Aragats Camp, FAR’s annual summer camp held in Kotayq Province, gave 140 kids the opportunity to participate in a variety of sporting events, competitions, games, music and dance parties, along with other activities like field trips and guided nature hikes. Children from 5 different regions of the country, including several recently relocated Syrian-Armenian refugees attended the camp. All children receive financial assistance to attend and come from either low-income families or single-parent households, or are orphans. Fourteen teachers and counselors planned the camp’s curriculum. Counselors are FAR scholarship recipients who were trained before camp started in order to familiarize themselves with the activities and different ...

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