Application form - Let's go back to the future

Erasmus + Youth Exchange
16-22 October 2014
San Cesario di Lecce, Italy

Dear participant,

We offer you the opportunity to join a Youth Exchange funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission.

Please read carefully the following text about this youth exchange before to apply.

SUMMARY

The youth exchange will take place in San Cesario di Lecce(5km from Lecce) from 16th to 22nd of october 2014.
The project will involve 24 participants, half of them with fewer opportunities and 6 group leader from Cyprus,Greece,Italy, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain in San Cesario di Lecce for 6 days.
The participants will to recover the old professions, cultural traditions and ancient rituals, to reinforces the 'national identity of youngsters and increase awareness of European citizenship. In the meanwhile they ll discover tradition possible ways of turning tradition into Employment, offering hands-on experience to traditional professions related to farming, planting, cooking etc., entrepreneurial study visits, discussions with career experts, and presentations of different best practices.
Through no formal education methods and meeting local seniors they will learn more on how to get over the generational gap : sharing and exchanging knowledge and different kind of experiences.

VENUE: Agriturismo Lu Casale, San Cesario di Lecce www.lucasale.com


COUNTRIES

Italy, Greece, Portugal, Slovakia, Cyprus, Spain

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

4 participants (2 males, 2 females) from each country + 1 group leader:
- From 18 to 25 years old; group leader no age limit;
- 2 participants with fewer opportunities (with economic obstacles)
- 2 neets (person Not in Education, Employment or Training);
- Able to communicate in English.
- involving people interested to recover traditional craft and to read them in a new key for his/her future

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Fill this Application online and submit it. You can change your details if you miss some information.
DEADLINE: 05.09.2014

FINANCIAL CONDITIONS

The travel costs will be reimbursed 100% up to :
Spain 170€
Cyprus 170€
Portugal 270€
Greece 80€
Slovakia 170€

Travel expenses will be reimbursed on the basis of the cheapest possibilities with supplying original papers.
DON'T BUY TICKETS BEFORE THE EMAIL OF ACCEPTANCE!

There is no participation fee. Accommodation and food during the project is free of charge.

HOW TO GET HERE?
Please check ask to your sending organisation the file "How to get to Lecce"

ABOUT US

VulcanicaMente is a non-profit association founded by four volcanic women in Lecce, Apulia, born as an open platform to offer opportunities in mobility, information, intercultural and intergenerational learning.
Our aim is to develop and enrich our land starting with the youth, in order to created a generation of active European citizens.


For more info: vulcanicamente.youth@gmail.com
Website: www.vulcanicamente.it
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vulcanicamenteassociazione

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