Submissions/Main principles of organizing Youth Wiki Camps and their impact on Wiki movement, education and contribution

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Submission no.
6026
Main principles of organizing Youth Wiki Camps and their impact on Wiki movement, education and contribution.
presentation (discussion, hot seat, panel, presentation, tutorial, workshop)
Susanna Mkrtchyan, SusikMkr
susanna.mkrtchyan@gmail.com
SusikMkr
Armenia
Wikimedia Armenia
wikimedia.am
Winter wiki camp 2015 in Aghveran

Wikimedia Armenia has organized three wiki camps in 2014-2015: 2 terms of Summer Wiki Camps and a Winter Wiki camp. All camps were successful in wiki contribution, moreover, most of campers continue editing since that time and dream to attend future camps. How to organize a Wiki Camp, which are the main principles in preparing Wiki Camp and what challenges you have to face and solve during the camp, where is the line between the obligations and pleasures of campers. How to escape conflicts between campers, how to manage the problems of intellectual and age difference. How to maintain wiki activities of campers between two camps and after. What impact the camps have on the Armenian Wikipedia Education Program and how it helps to increase the reach of wiki projects in the region. (at least 300 words to describe your proposal):

Education Outreach
30 minutes (if other than 30 minutes, specify how long)
30 minutes
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