In July and August 2019 three summers ecological sessions on “Green schools” were organized in National children’s’ educational and health center “Zubryonok” (children’s health center “Zubryonok”) and in the children’s’ rehabilitation and health center “Nadezhda” (children’s’ center “Nadezhda”), which are Republican resource centres on “Green schools”. Summer session on “Green schools” were organized within Ecomonitoring project.
During 12 days of “green” sessions, 350 children in the age of 8-16 years, including children with disabilities, and their pedagogues from 6 regions of the country and Minsk city increased their knowledge on all the directions of the “Green schools” program and improves their health. All the participants were selected on competitive basis.
Program of the summer ecological sessions included health improving measures, sports events, entertainment activities, quests. Educational component covered 44-hours program of intensive training under all directions of “Green schools”. The 44-hours program was developed for the first time on Belarus and especially for summer sessions and was positively assessed by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus. The classes were organized in the form of practical works, projects, creative activities, discussions, interactive games, excursions on the topics “Study of biodiversity”, :Energy saving”, “Water saving”, “Waste treatment”, “Information and ecological activities to involve local population”, Ecological monitoring”.