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Objectif Sciences International gives the opportunity to contribute to scientific research Scientific Research Participate in scientific research research programs. Help advance research on oceans to help us understand them better. Do this on our nature courses on dolphins and whales. activities to children starting from the age of 7 years old (6 and a half years old only if they are highly interested in the project) and up to 18 years old (people over 18 go on what is called a Science Solidarity Leave). The status of these stays gives you access to numerous advantages, here are some explanation that should be useful for you.
This Website is shared by as many organizations as the number of countries where the NGO is active, trough one of it’s Scientific Camp Center. The description below then concern not only ONE but ALL of those countries. You can calll us to know more about this depending on the science Science La science est désormais l’affaire de tous. Découvrez la science d’une manière ludique et active. Nous vous proposons d’en découvrir plus sur nos expéditions à la voile, découverte du plancton. camp you have chosen and on your country of financial residency.
Depending on the country, when signing up to a Objectif Sciences International camp or stay, the child or teenager becomes an ’’autonomous actor’’ in Solidarity
Go on a solidarity vacation? Help to broaden our current understanding of the oceans?
It’s all possible with our nature courses whales and dolphins. Science Science La science est désormais l’affaire de tous. Découvrez la science d’une manière ludique et active. Nous vous proposons d’en découvrir plus sur nos expéditions à la voile, découverte du plancton. in relation to a Research Project in wich he participates, while his legal representatives (his parents) become his projects funders. Thanks to this donation from the parents and to the active participitation of the child in the Research Project in favor of Sustainable Development, the operation on wich the kids go allow them to be useful for the planet aswell as learning a ton of new things at the same time (learning by doing ! You can learn more about this in “Le Concept” ). In some other countries, fiscal deductions are happening in the framework of Youth’s access to leisure and free time. Contact us to get more information on your situation.
If you are taxable, you can benefit from 50% to 80% of deductions on your taxes depending on your personal situation and your country of financial residency. This means a sign up worth 1000 euros or 1000 US dollars will end up only costing 500 euros or US dollar, on average.
The social mandate of our NGO is either to put children at contact with Science for longer periods of time or to give access to contact with Science to more children, and we try to facilitate those dispositions. This means that you could double the duration of a stay for your child without additional cost, or that you could sign up two kids instead of one, thanks for contacting us to get more information.
If you are NOT taxable you can pay for a part or for the whole of the trip by working ’’in-kind’’. As an example, if you happen to be a farmer or a market gardener, you could pay for a part of the stay by providing us with fruits or vegetables.
By the way, there is a wide variety of possibilities to do some work in-kind. It is the Director of your chosen Stay Center (see Contacts) who has the clearance to see with you the ways or services that you could provide. Alimentary Goods, volunteer work, scientific equipment, technical books... possibilities are many ! This way, you can finance the Science Trip of your kid in a original and truly concrete manner, taking part in the associative life of Objectif Sciences International. In the end, a lot of people were able to send their kids to a Science Camp with very little monetary expenses.
If you want to participate in this way, please contact us!
Depending on countries, we also accept CAF vouchers, vacation checks and municipal or cantonal subsidy.
On top of the previously mentionned discounts, you could also benefit from a discount based on the numbers of participants signing up at the same time.
What is included with the stays prices
The price includes the supervision of the stay by our Scientific Instructors with 1 adult minimum for every 6 participants, the housing and food, as well as all the logistical, administrative and security related necessities needed for the organization of a quality vacation stay.
This includes heavy scientific, pedagogical and planning work that take places during the entire year from our different teams of sometime 50 people per Science Camp Center as well as many different members and contributors of Objectif Science International.
Prices are available with the dates and availablity here.
Is not included in the price; the cost of possible accompagnied transport if you are not bringing your child to the center yourself or if they want to come by accompagnied transport.
To get more informations on the transports, consultez cette page.
In a general manner, we invite you to consult all the diffferent informations web pages put at disposal in the heading ’’To Know’’ of our website.