Our camps, festivals, and exchange programs expanded activities at our year-round programs during targeted points of the year while also providing volunteers with a meaningful cross-cultural experience.
CAMPS AT SWB NICARAGUA
Camps and exchanges at SWB Nicaragua are opportunities for special programming for the community of Granada and beyond. These events bring together student-athletes, coaches, fans, and supporters from across the world for soccer, team-building, and leadership activities while collectively exploring, experiencing, advocating how sport how sport can serve as a tool for gender equity in Nicaragua and beyond.
*All camps with SWB Nicaragua are currently POSTPONED
FESTIVALS AT SWB UGANDA
Festivals at SWB Uganda serve as a platform to celebrate and build community amongst the diverse residents of the Nsambya and Kirombe neighorhoods of Kampala. These events bring together student-athletes, coaches, fans, and supporters from across the world for a week-long event full of soccer, cultural exchange, dancing, and fun. Volunteers experience first-hand how sport can serve as a tool for social inclusion.
*Our Summer Festival in July 2020 is now ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!
VISIT OUR PROGAMS
Already traveling to Uganda or Nicaragua and looking to connect with us? If you will be traveling to an SWB international location, let us know! Visitors to our programs collect and transport much needed equipment donations to our programs and are able to see a day in the life at SWB.
Individuals looking to make an impact and learn about SWB during their travel are encouraged to reach out to Jenn Bell, Senior Manager of International Programs via email:
"The week I spent in Granada, Nicaragua with SWB was the perfect way to start off the new year. This non-profit helped shift my perspective on life for the better while also bringing so many beautiful people into my life. The experience I had in conjunction with the people I met--between the staff, volunteers, and the youth that we worked with--has made such a difference on my life. I learned so much about myself and others..."
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"From top to bottom I believe the organization is very well run, has the right value structure, and truly "gets" what it means to help and serve others. I am always impressed with the dedication and professionalism of SWB's staff members—both those in the U.S. and in Uganda. And, as people often say about volunteer opportunities, I get as much, if not more, out of helping and volunteering with SWB than the kids in Uganda that I am assisting..."
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