By Laura Kemp •
Published: 03 Jun 2021 • 21:06
Elche Council Opens Registrations For 2021 Summer Open School.
ELCHE council has opened the registration to participate in the Open Summer School 2021.
ELCHE council has opened the registration to participate in the Open Summer School 2021. Councillor for Equality, Social Rights and Inclusive Policies, Mariano Valera, presented the project and said that “the objective is to promote the development of a neighbourhood based on coexistence, citizen participation and interculturality”.
The Open School intends to offer a cultural and recreational alternative for young people over the month of July, which includes promoting healthy life habits, intercultural coexistence and also publicising spaces and neighbourhood services, according to El Periodico.
This summer, the Open School will take place from July 6 until July 30 for the neighbourhoods of Carrús, El Toscar, Sector V, El Pla, Palmerales and San Antón for young people between 12 and 16 years old. Workshops will take place from Tuesdays through to Fridays from 11 am until 2 pm and groups will be put together in accordance with age – one group from age 12 to 14 and another group from age 15 to 16. Minors will be divided into groups of 10 and will adhere to current Covid measures.
Courses on offer are varied and include sports, rap, gender equality, graffiti, using social media, body expression, first aid and theatre, amongst others.
The workshops are free and interested persons have until June 20 to register through the website: https://escuelaabiertadeverano.com/
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