Duration 2 - 18 Weeks
Runs From May - Sept
Cost From £749 / $949

About

 About

Camp Caribbean is a volunteer programme offering the incredible opportunity to really make a difference to children and young people in schools and clubs in St Lucia. Through the use of sport, volunteers will help to tackle issues on the Island such as gang culture and obesity.

 St Lucia

St Lucia is a small island on the Caribbean, just 27 miles long and 14 miles wide, filled with stunning beaches, magnificent rainforests and iconic mountains. With weekly carnivals, water sports, and national parks, St Lucia has something for everyone. Home to the Black Pearl Cruise, you can spend nights on the island watching the sunset, dreaming of Pirates of The Caribbean.

 Volunteering

As part of the Camp Caribbean programme, applicants have the opportunity to volunteer in schools and partake in coaching sessions with young people to sway them from disruptive influences within the lives of the students.

 The Experience

Camp Caribbean specialises in providing Activity Coaches to schools on St Lucia in the beautiful Caribbean. We use the power of sport to encourage and engage with local children in schools and disadvantaged communities, tackling issues like childhood obesity and gang culture. Volunteers can coach a range of different sports such as football, rugby, cricket, netball, tennis and more. This is a one in a lifetime chance to spend your days really making a difference in the lives of young children, many of whom are desperate escape an undesirable lifestyle.
FROM £749 / $949
  • Camp Duration: 2 - 18 Weeks
  • Dates: May - Sept
  • Cost: £749 / $949
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Itinerary

Itinerary

Weekday sessions of volunteering take place after school from 2pm until 4pm, depending on the times of the school. Saturday sessions will take place from 10am until 12pm. Volunteers will then have free time in the mornings and during the day until they have their sessions, to roam the Island and explore their new surroundings. Some of the most popular activities for volunteers to get involved in in their space time include a Rain Forest Adventures Aerial Tram, sulphur springs, zip lining, paintballing and more. With the beach being just minutes from the accommodation, this is also one of the most popular spots to spend sunny mornings in St Lucia. Volunteers will also have the chance to play sports with each other whilst on the programme, and even get to challenge some of the locals in a range of sporting activities.

What’s Included

  • Meet & Greet at the airport Airport
  • Transfers from the Airport to Accommodation
  • Accommodation for your entire placement
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Tour to Marigot Bay
  • Pre departure advice and support
  • All Equipment Throughout For Teaching
  • Camp Caribbean Teaching Shirt

What’s Not Included

  • DBS check
  • Flights (book with our in-house flight team, Invasion Flights!)
  • Insurance
  • Spending money
  • Extra activities, apart from those mentioned

Program Requirements

All applicants must be over the age of 18, have a clear DBS check, be fit to volunteer on a daily basis and want to help those less fortunate whilst experiencing a new culture.
FROM £749 / $949
  • Camp Duration: 2 - 18 Weeks
  • Dates: May - Sept
  • Cost: £749 / $949
Apply Now

FAQ's

  • What airport do i need to fly to?
  • What’s the accommodation like?
  • Do many people come on their own?
  • What currency is used?
  • Is there WIFI available?
  • What’s the application process?
  • What are the requirements of the programme?
You can fly into either Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) or George F. L. Charles Airport (SLU) where the team will collect you and take you to the accommodation. Our in-house-flight team will be able to assist you with this.
You will be staying in shared accommodation with the other volunteers. It has dorm style bedrooms (with flat screen TVs), bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, sofa area and only a few minutes walk from the beach, making it the perfect base for your Caribbean adventure!
Yes! About 99% of volunteers will come on their own to Camp Caribbean. This is the best way to allow you to truly be yourself and make some friends for life!
The currency used in St Lucia is Eastern Caribbean Dollar
Yes there will be WIFI available at the accommodation,but please note it may not be to the same standard of WIFI you are used to at home
You can apply online now, submit your details and pay the £10 application fee. Once you have done so, the team can start to screen your application. They will then be in touch via call to confirm when you are looking to go to Camp, what experience you have and how long you are looking to volunteer with us. We will then invite you to secure your place on the programme with a £99 deposit.
All applicants must be over the age of 18, have a clear DBS check, be fit to volunteer on a daily basis and want to help those less fortunate whilst experiencing a new culture.
FROM £749 / $949
  • Camp Duration: 2 - 18 Weeks
  • Dates: May - Sept
  • Cost: £749 / $949
Apply Now

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FROM £749 / $949
  • Camp Duration: 2 - 18 Weeks
  • Dates: May - Sept
  • Cost: £749 / $949
Apply Now
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