Youth Work » Participation in camps and workcamps: Participation in camps and workcamps

Number of young (7–26 y. o.) people who participated in project- or youth camps and youth workcamps.

Youth camps are situated in cities or in countryside and offer health-improving and developing recreation, that last at least six days. Usually camps are organized by schools, youth centers, clubs or youth organizations.

Youth workcamp is a youth camp, where young people get work experience and earn some disposable income. In addition to that they can can do something interesting after work. Youth workcamps consist mostly of people 13–19 y. o.

Unit: number

Disaggregated by: year, type of camp/ type of workcamp

Source: Estonia Youth Work Center

Note: Given table includes only the number of young people who participated in workcamps,that received support as part of the "Youth workcamps" program, thus the total number of participants is actually higher.

Year
Type of camp/ type of workcamps 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Stationary camps 17614 17453 18832 12198 18432 18267 18732 18018 17269 17189 16649 9125
Project camps 12743 12240 10722 6796 8901 7962 7884 8792 8269 8192 10250 17636
Sanatory 3205 3287 3041 2725 2287 2164 2185 2250 2377 2915 2524 2900
Schools for young people with special needs 88 131 133 - - - - - - - - -
Youth camps total 33650 33111 32728 21719 29611 28393 28801 29060 27915 28296 29423 29661
Workcamps total 6400 6769 5966 3805 6760 6522 4760 4437 4391 4009 4020 4302
Workcamps meeting - - - - 2416 1888 - - - - - -
Workcamp without an overnight stay - - - 2964 3423 3702 2857 3562 3681 3214 3124 3515
Workcamp with an overnight stay - - - 841 921 932 1903 875 710 795 896 787