This year, expeditions are planned for the sacred places, as well as weekend trips along the health routes.
Tourist and regional studies campaigns are one of the effective educational technologies. The project is realized by the Children and Youth Tourism and Local Lore Center of the Astana Akimat within the "Ruhani zhangyru" Program. It assumes a massive enrollment of students in expeditions to study the native land, as well as sacred objects of Kazakhstan. This was stated by the director of Children and Youth Tourism and Local Lore Center of the Astana akim Mels Abenov during the forum of search expedition detachments of the children's and youth patriotic movement.
Such expeditions as "From memorial places to sacred places of Kazakhstan", trips "Pages of tragic fates" are planned this year. Weekend trips on health routes will also be organized, the official website of the Astana Akimat informs.
"1000 children will visit ALZHIR (women’s corrective labor camp in Akmola region), 500 children will go to KarLag. Within the "Zhalyn" patriotic project 500 children will visit the sacred places of Kazakhstan. Also, additional trips, an increase in the number of students are possible, sponsorship will be used for this," - M. Abenov said.
It should be noted that in 2017, in outbound expeditions, in one-day and multi-day campaigns, more than a thousand students of the capital took part in the tourist-regional studies groups. They visited the 150th anniversary of Alikhan Bukeikhanov, in the mausoleum of Kabanbai batyr, they made an expedition to Bayan-aul, Korgalzhinskiy Nature Reserve. Also archaeological expeditions to Semey, trips "Pages of tragic fates", dedicated to the memory of the victims of political repressions, were organized.