JUST DILIJAN IT! is a two-week hands-on programme in English and Russian, combining recreation and education, fun and function. It takes place in Armenia, in the small spa-town of Dilijan, on UWC Dilijan’s world-renowned campus.
The programme is based on original courses in creativity and theatre art, science, computer technology, sport and design. Running the experience will be professional directors, artists, scientists and sports coaches who will inspire and engage the children, nurturing new talents and encouraging new interests. With the help of the skilled educators, the kids will learn how to think and act in new ways.
UWC Dilijan Campus where all the sessions take place, is surrounded by the green mountains and protected forest of the Dilijan National Park with natural mineral springs located nearby.
The kids will be housed in comfortable, modern accommodation and have access to UWC Dilijan’s state-of-the-art classrooms, science labs and art workshops, a FIFA standard football field, Olympic sized swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, a fitness centre, Black Box concert hall – everything that the kids could possibly need for a fun-packed two weeks in the summer.
The JUST DILIJAN IT! summer camp programme was launched in 2016. During this time, over 500 boys and girls have taken part in the programme from countries including the USA, Germany, France, Belgium, UAE, Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Poland, Latvia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Italy, Spain, Cyprus, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The organizer of the programme is Scholae Mundi Charitable Foundation, created by social investors and entrepreneurs Ruben Vardanyan and Veronika Zonabend.