Monday, August 5, 2013


Noored Ühiskonna Heaks (NYH) is promoting a call for participants for a Youth Exchange called Ditching the Wifi for the Wildlife” which will take place in 25th August until 03rd September 2013 in Jezersko, Slovenia.

The main goals of the project are: gain experience of life in nature, getting to know traditional, sustainable ways of living with nature, getting familiar with the basics of mountaineering, broaden awareness of the present state in the field of actively spending free time in nature, causes for that state and discuss possible solutions for improvement, share experiences, share ideas of European Union and broaden results of the project in local areas.

For successful implementation we will perform activities like: mountain hiking, discussions, workshops, national nights around the camping fire, visit of adrenaline park, learning of old methods of working with local people, visiting surroundings and playing team building games. We believe methods like: working in groups, public speaking, reflections, sport activities, brainstorming, learning with active participation will help us reach good results and successfully promote active spending of free time in nature throughout Europe.  

This Exchange will bring together 35 participants from Estonia, Turkey, Malta, Czech Republic and Slovenia, France and Romania. The exchange will be held in English. There are 5 vacancies available and participants should have minimum 18 years old.

The Youth in Action programme will cover 100% of the accommodation, food and activities and will reimburse the participants with 70% of the travel costs. There will be a participation fee of 40 Eur. per participant.

All the interested people should fill the application form below. The application form must be sent to marco@nyh.ee

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