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Brown School - Camp Group Practicum
Berlin, Germany (Outgoing Program)
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Camp Group gGmbH
Address: Glogauer Str. 21,10999 Berlin, Germany
Website: http://www.camp-group.org and http://www.respact.org
Sector of Work: Education; Community Development; Social Entrepreneurship; Refugees
Region/Country: Berlin, Germany
Mission: Passion that drives projects – professionalism that ensures sustainability
Camp Group gGmbH is a “Think-and-Do-Tank”. We address deep rooted social problems by bringing together research findings with tried and proven field practices. Our “Think-Tank” investigates new approaches and shapes policy through research, advocacy and consulting. The “Do-Tank” on the other hand, devises new projects and services. It brings forth projects like RespAct, Boxgirls International and JumpIn,working towards solving social challenges. We support these projects until the concept is refined and they are institutionally and financially independent, at which point multipliers implement them internationally. Our secret to success lies in the “Think” and “Do” nature of CamP Group gGmbH. We combine high academic standards, an organizationally efficient management structure and a profound passion for improving social shortcomings. It is our goal to evoke lasting change and to build local and international networks, which lead to sustainable social impact. To date, our best known Initiative is Boxgirls International. Using boxing as a medium, girls and young women with a variety of life experiences and from different backgrounds, are empowered to shape their lives in positive ways. RespAct is a pedagogical project with emphasis on democratic and sports-related learning. During our workshops, children learn strategies for how to improve their immediate surroundings and begin to implement changes in partnership with political figures and business representatives.
PRACTICUM DETAILSLanguage Requirement: English, German a plus
Possible Projects: Boxgirls International; JumpIn is a sports pedagogical project that enables minor refugees in "welcome-classes“ to participate alongside their peers from regular classes; RespAct program
Preferred Knowledge and Background: Refugee Management, Social Justice, Community Development, Education,
Cost: Students are responsible for flights, housing, potential visa fees, and living expenses. Camp Group will provide a living stipend. A one bedroom apartment near the office costs around $700 a month.Students are required to purchase purchase WUSTL travel insurance for the duration of their practicum for $40/month.
Travel Immunizations or preventative medication is recommended and may be required for your program participation. Students are responsible for covering all associated costs. Please refer to the CDC for more information.
Brown School Contact: Heather Cameron and Global Programs Office
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