Summercamp for children
Lõimeleer is a summer camp that connects young Estonians living abroad and their families as well as multicultural families living in Estonia with Estonian life and culture. In our camps you can socialise with your peers from Estonia, learn Estonian handicrafts and traditional songs, dances, games and to play instruments. You can join horse cart and dugout canoe rides or go berry picking in the bog and so much more.
The Lõimeleer summer camps are organized by the MTÜ Lõimeleer, the aim of which is to contribute through practical youth and community work to the preservation of the Estonian language and culture throughout the ages.
Read more about Lõimeleer summer camps here!
Summer camp registration takes place here!
The camp's current stream of information flows on Facebook.
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Lõimeleer MTÜ and "Hea Laps" magazine story contest "Home in two countries - what did the corona time teach me?" the winner was the work of Greta Madeleine Gnannt (11).
Greta described her impressive experiences of losing two grandfathers, how in France the strict quarantine rules were controlled by mounted policemen, and in Germany you weren't even allowed to invite your family members to dinner, and how every moment with family and friends is special and important. Greta's work will be published in "Heas Lapse" already this summer - and of course, Greta will be able to meet herself this summer at Loimeleer!
The letter of Johan Steqvist (15), a student of the 8th grade of the Stockholm Estonian School, was noticed. Corona time taught Johan that you have to appreciate good things when you have them, and that he actually has two homelands: Sweden AND Estonia (with emphasis on the word AND).
Lõimeleer and "Hea Laps" thank the teachers of Estonian schools who helped spread the word and are good teachers!
In the picture: Greta in Grenoble with her older brother enjoying the city view from La Bastille in the Alps.
You can support the activities of the MTÜ Lõimeleer here!
We use the donations moderately for student camp educators and Lõimeleer alumni for assistant educators
for paying scholarships and covering transportation costs. Involving Yarn Camp alumni gives them
youth work experience for young people, strengthens friendship and a sense of community belonging.
MTÜ Lõimeleer follows the good practice of collecting donations: you can learn more about it here!
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