Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2016/Programme/Submissions/WikiCamps: From preparation to success

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Title of your proposal[edit]

Name(s) and/or username(s)[edit]

David Saroyan User:David Saroyan, Lilit Tarkhanyan User:Lilitik22
Wikimedia Armenia, Program Manager (David) and Education program leader (Lilit)


  • Wikicamps/Wikiclubs

Type of submission (Please choose one)[edit]

  • Presentation (one-to-many)


During the presentation, we will explain in details how Wikimedia Armenia organizes WikiCamps. We will start from the beginning of the preparations (i.e. finding the venue, preparing on-wiki activity, technical and accommodation issues etc.) to the after-camp assessments. The presentation will include:

  1. Choosing best Wikipedia Education program participants, call for participation and registration form
  2. Camp leader, group leaders and WikiCamp groups
  3. The venue, arrangement of campers in the venue and workshop rooms
  4. Insurance, security, medical care of campers
  5. Schedule of wikicamp
  6. Out of wiki activity: Sport and intellectual games
  7. On wiki activity: Choosing daily themes, how participants edit on Wikipedia, Wiktionary and Wikisource
  8. WikiTeam, checking and assessing campers' activity
  9. Establishing WikiClubs on the basis of WikiCamp success
  10. and more

Expected outcomes[edit]

Participants will have basic understanding how one can organize a WikiCamp.

Duration (without Q&A)[edit]

30 min (presentation), 15 min (questions)

Specific requirements[edit]

Slides or further information[edit]


Interested attendees (Please add yourself, and you may indicate your questions to the presenter).[edit]

  1. --Armenmir (talk) 10:22, 4 August 2016 (UTC)