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Summer Go Camp
July 4th – 7th, 2019
at the campsite “Apple Island”, Žalvariai, Lithuania
This year the Summer Go Camp will take place from Thursday 4th July through to 7th July and will be held at the campsite “Apple Island” where we already have had great summer camps in the last few years. At the Summer Go Camp, we spend most of the time playing Go, of course! We also have a lot of fun and make lots of new friends! Go is the main thing at the Camp, however there will also be tons of other activities in the camp as well as at the campsite “Apple Island”. “Apple Island” offers various facilities such as a beach, boat & bicycle rentals, sports fields, tennis courts and a sauna. There is also a restaurant and a bar. There are various accommodation options for camp participants to suit all budgets.
Thursday, July 4th from 10:00: Arrival, registration and check-in
Thursday, July 4th 13:30: Camp opening
(Not a ceremony, rather a meeting)
Thursday, July 4th 13:30: Lightning tournament
Friday, July 5th: Rengo tournament
Saturday, July 6th – Sunday, July 7th: Main tournament
Sunday, July 7th 16:30: Awards and camp closing
Camp photo, prize giving and closing.
- Game commentary
- Simultaneous games
- Fun variations on go
- Friendly football match
- Friendly badminton tournament
- Friendly volleyball match
- And many more fun activities
More detailed information will be available during the camp.
Accommodation at the campsite:
You may choose between cozy two-bed family huts and four-bed huts with common bathrooms. The camping site is equipped with campers’ lots installed with power and water supply and a possibility to connect to the sewer system. Number of places in bungalows is limited so please register ASAP!! (www.appleisland.lt/en) Participants are expected to take care of booking bungalows by themselves. Nevertheless, if you need help just let us know.
Prices of bungalows, place for caravan/motorhome and other services of “Apple Island” can be found in their website.
There is also a possibility of camping in a tent in an area specifically designated to the participants of the Summer Go Camp.
Prices for camping in a tent:
|1 person camping in a tent, including shower 1) 2)||€5 per night|
|1 child (till 12 years old) camping in a tent, including shower 1) 2)||€3 per night|
|1 child (till 3 years old) camping in a tent, including shower 1) 2)||€0 per night|
Note: These are special prices valid only for go camp participants.
1) The accommodation includes shower. Tokens are required for the showers with hot water. One token per day is included in the accommodation price. However, if you need, you can buy additional tokens.
2) For accommodation in tents, camp participants pay the camp organizers during registration. For accommodation in bungalows and caravans participants pay “Apple Island” administration.
Important: The participants who are staying in the campsite only during a day must pay a recreation fee – €3 (or €1.5 for children up to 12 years old) per day per person (for camping, toilet, parking, etc).
There is no special package including catering as it was a few years ago. Like last year, this year meals will not be arranged by the organizers. There will be the only option – self-catering. Participants will have to take care of their own meals by themselves – provide and prepare their own food or have their meal at the local restaurant of the “Apple Island”.
The campsite “Apple island ” is not only a modern four stars camping site but a recreational site in the island of the Lake Grabuostas as well. One will find a place for recreation in a surrounding of exclusive nature here, as well as opportunity to have a wonderful leisure time.
You may choose between cozy two-bed family huts and four-bed huts with common bathrooms. The camping site is equipped with campers’ lots installed with power and water supply and a possibility to connect to the sewer system.
You are going to find a variety of entertainment in “Apple island”, such tennis, mini-golf court, pétanque.
You can rent a bike and try the bicycle route “Kamastos žiedas” (Kamasta Ring), 20 km or 40 km, which includes travelling through the beautiful landscape of Ambraziskiai – through the hills, valleys and forests of Lithuania.
For more information on “Apple Island” please visit http://www.appleisland.lt/en.
All camp fees are to be paid in cash upon arrival.
You must register each participant regardless if she/he is playing in the tournaments or not. In the second case please write “-” for the rank.
Please provide the following information when registering:
- Name, surname
- Age (optional)
- Number of days you are participating in the camp
- Accommodation option
- Phone number or other contact information (email address, Skype address, etc) in case we will need to contact you to provide some important information or clarify some questions. (optional)
The Summer Go Camp is a public event. The results – including name, rank, city, country of the participants (players) – will be published.
Further person-related information collected on the registration form and needed for the organization of the camp and for the delivery of services to the participants will be stored and processed in accordance with Lithuanian data protection laws.
Participants are expected to take care of booking bungalows by themselves. Nevertheless, if you need help just let us know.
Arrival is also possible on the eve of the camp (Wednesday, July 3th). Please inform the organizers beforehand.
Please follow the camping site “Obuolių sala” (“Apple Island”) road signs when driving!
Driving from Vilnius
Driving from Ukmergė
Finding us in “Apple Island”
Camp participants must follow rules of the campsite “Apple Island”: do not litter, do not make noise, etc. The rules can be found at: http://www.appleisland.lt/en/main/about/instruction.