Caravan has grown in the last decade and become a diverse international network, gathering circus schools from all over the globe. We are proud of the diversity of our members and their varied expertise in the youth and social circus field.
Today, our 21 members come from 18 countries across the globe. They’re all different shapes and sizes, but with one common aim to improve peoples’ lives though youth and social circus. They are supported by a group of friends.
Coraggio Die Kulturanstifter Berlin, Germany
Palestine Circus School Ramallah, Palestine
Surrounded by a group of FRIENDS
Compagnie des Contraires (Chanteloup-Les-Vignes, France), Dublin Circus Project Dublin (Dublin, Ireland), Fekat Circus (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia), Hringleikur (Reykjavík, Iceland), L’art d’en Faire (St Etienne de Boulogne, France), Metis Gwa (Pointe-à-Pitre, France), Mobile Mini Circus for Children (Kabul, Afghanistan), Sirkhane (Mardin, Turkey), Seoul Street Arts Creation Center (Seoul, South Korea), Sirkus Magenta (Helsinki, Finland), Zip Zap Circus (Cape Town, South Africa).
Joining the Caravan Family
Why become a member?
To connect and exchange on an international platform
Collaborate on projects with us and other international circus schools – See Examples here.
Strengthen the capacity of your circus school in youth and social circus pedagogy by becoming a partner in Circus Trans Formation – our flagship, ground-breaking social circus training program – and get free training for your team!
Give your students the chance to share incredible circus experiences with other young people around the world with our youth exchange program.
Take part in research activities, so that you can have an impact on the future of youth and social circus.
to Connect with your peers around the world
Attend or host the network’s general assembly, held twice a year and hosted by one of our members.
Join a cohort of 20-30 international colleagues in the youth and social circus field.
Exchange knowledge and create new international projects.
Enhance your organisation’s visibility by taking part in international events and projects.
to Build the capacity of your circus school
By becoming a Member of our network, you can benefit from a system of multilevel cooperation – your staff, participants, trainers, young people, administrators and leaders alike.
Increase the recognition of your activities locally by being part of an international network and strengthen the legitimacy of your organization.
Boost the reach of your activities through our communication tools – Monthly Newsletter, Social Media, and Website.
How To Join?
In 2021 we are moving towards a more fair and equal membership system with only one category of ‘Member’ . We want to remain a living network with highly involved members who know and trust each other, and feel connected, like a strong family unit. This unit will be surrounded by group of ‘Friends’ who will to be allied with us and our vision, to support and be connected with our mission.
Members are able to join the board, vote on decisions for the network, are supported with travel money for the General Assembly, receive priority places as partners in our projects, and can send participants for free to our Circus Transformation project.
Our Members can now come from ANYWHERE in the world!
Take the time to read our full Terms & Conditions to see all the benefits you can expect from becoming a Member, and a detailed breakdown of the process involved in joining us. Be sure to have a look at our Guiding Principles as well! We are a friendly and functioning network, full of amazing members who are connected to each other and highly involved, so don’t hesitate to contact us for any queries or advice at firstname.lastname@example.org .
We look forward to hearing from you!
The membership process:
1) Find out if your organisation is eligible for membership
2) Get in touch with our coordination team at email@example.com to arrange a first online call. They will then take you through the whole process!