Artek today (Part 2)
• Artek today (Part 2)
I continue the story of what it represents today, "Artek".
In the last article, I talked about the fact that the "Artek" moved on a year-round system works and how children learn here during the school year. In this part of the talk about how and what they are doing in the camp after graduation.
You'd be surprised, but the folk lounging all day on the territory I did not see. Still, there is that in "Artek" get focused and motivated on children knowledge and skills. I can not believe that this is our right Hogwarts some.
All are doing something, something to master, something comes up. Someone rehearsing theater performances, someone goes to sea and learn seamanship, someone constructs a simple craft ...
Well, just as once, in the best years of the Union. Without showing off and really themselves.
leisure time in "Artek" comes in the afternoon. After school lunch, then an hour of rest and elective classes and sections, for which the children are recorded on arrival at the camp.
Everyone is free to choose the occupation to their liking from dozens of options. Nobody nowhere is urging here children complete freedom. Educators say that there are no cases that the child refused to participate in the sessions - of society to stand out no one wants.
After lunch, we first went to the port, where the functions Children's sailing school, which has a own fleet - 14 ships, including boats, shverboty, boats, yachts and even a boat. This Artek fleet - one of the most beloved children sections.
It is understandable. Sea, romance, the opportunity to appear older their age and get skills that will not be ashamed to show off to their peers in their school when they return home. - Download keg aboard, oarlocks cook and fenders. Soon waste. Tanks to prepare the banks! - with obvious pleasure to give voice commands assistant coach-skipper.
And, of course, the ability to knit knots, understand change in wind direction and build the right course ... just for the sake of the dream of "Artek"
Finally, access to the sea! Together with the boys in the 6-oared yawl can be seen and girls. They rowed on, however, did not sit, but in the work of the team involved
It does not matter that the calendar is not yet summer, that the street is only about 10 degrees ... Young sailors eager for sea, quickly dismantled and paddle with youthful enthusiasm lean on them, sending the skiff to the exit of the port. Today they decided to walk past the rocks in Gurzuf Adalar. For everything - 2 hours!
The March output in the sea there is something especially romantic, manly, stern ...
In the mountains that day is still snowing, on the heads of children's hoods and hats, but they are in the sea, rowing under clear by skipper and during short stays, respite poison bikes.
Oh, I remember my childhood, exactly the same Yala and this infernal rowing, which was a real drug. It is hard to explain. It need only to feel himself.
But not a single sea. The interests of all children are very different, and options for their implementation they are plenty.
Someone is playing a game of chess, surprising even well able to play the adults who do not depart from the star map and the telescope, and someone spends all his free time on aerobics or in the studio ...
By the way, for the short time I spent in Artek mini observatory, he could hear a lot of information that did not know before. And that is in heaven 88 constellations, and how many of them can be seen in Russia, and about why the zodiacal constellations named after the zodiac, and not otherwise, and why.
Section Workshop naturally divided into devochkovye and boyish. First make soft toys, weave beads, cross-stitch embroidery, learn to cook and sew, and boys make kites, robots, model and so on. D.
By the way, a few words I want to say about the infrastructure. For two years after the annexation of Crimea to Russia and the adoption of "Artek" under the wing of the Ministry of Education there were really a sea change in this part.
If we talk about money, something more than the "Artek" during this time will not invest in the Crimea. 4 billion rubles!
For the money upgraded and rebuilt most of the residential buildings, canteens, sports facilities and ancillary facilities.
Pier - a pleasure to look expensive! She had been beautiful and well-kept, but now it is also modern residential camp housing "Maritime"
There Artek children live. No worse than the coolest modern resort-hotels
It is encouraging that during the renovation did not change many religious and symbolic Artek places, such as the famous mosaics in some cases.
Each camp has a so-called, campfire area with spectator seats, stage, big screen and sound equipment. Here come all the important social events, contests, concerts, and in summer there are open-air cinemas. Again, in each of the 10 camps.
In the "Artek" has even its post office! From it you can send mail to and receive it ..
separation is not true that its index, all correspondence comes in and goes through a separation in Gurzuf. But still, it is very cool when kids can send a message to parents on Artek postcard with Artek Artek brand and stamp!
In the first post I have already said, that the territory of "Artek" over the territory of a European state of Monaco and walk along it on foot is long and tedious. To do this, there is a fleet of electric cars. Lead them, although the counselors and camp staff. Children of the steering wheel do not give, because they are not formally have the right to operate these vehicles.
But something tells me that this will be one of the next innovations for testing in "Artek" ...
In general, redesigned and rebuilt here, almost all. And many places just do not know.
For example, it is building long stood idle, slowly fell into disrepair. He decided to put in order and made a huge dining room. Cool modern dining room, which is not even close to worth with familiar eatery, which we used to see as a child in summer camp. But I will show it tomorrow in the third part of the story about the "Artek" ...