Application form - International Youth Camp "Beyond Europe:Youth is EU!"


WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Europe, what happens beyond its borders ? Dealing with the future of Europe , to know their neighbours by going beyond its borders.

Are you an enthusiastic person? Do you like to make a difference in what you do? Do you like meeting people from all over the world and sharing cultures? If you can relate to these points, then our International Youth camp is your opportunity!

"Beyond Europe" is an International Youth Camp co-funded by Europe Direct of Salento for people who wants to live and create bonds with people from all over Europe. The participants will take part in a unforgettable experience learning more about South Italy, other cultures, European active citizenship and sustainability. It's about learning, sharing and having fun!

What do you wait? Join "Beyond Europe:"

WHEN:7-14 September 2015


WHERE: Italy, San Cesario di Lecce, 5 km from Lecce


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

CHECK THE DRAFT PROGRAM here: http://www.vulcanicamente.it/uploads/1/4/9/5/14956808/draft_programme_international_youth_camp_2015_beyond_europe.pdf

Video about our land: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yo-e8TWr0RE


HOW TO PARTICIPATE

If you are 18-35 years old and resident in Europe, fill this Application online and submit it as soon as possible.
We will select 27 participants.

...STILL FEW PLACES AVAILABLE...HURRY UP!!!

We have already participants from Italy, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Croatia, Greece and more...JOIN US!!!!.

150 EUROS is participation fee.


FINANCIAL CONDITIONS

There is 150 euro participation fee.

The international youth Camp offers you:

-Food and accomodation in shared room gender oriented (3-4 bed rooms with private bathroom)
- Activities and excursions
- Liability insurance, health ensurance bring your European Health Card
- Administrative costs
- Local trasportation for activities planned

The fee does not include the following:

- Travel to and from Lecce (plane tickets, bus fares, etc.)
- Towels (just a big one will be provided in the accomodation)
- Food & drink not supplied by the Summer Camp, such as restaurants and alcohol
- Insurance (you will need to supply your own)
- Sightseeing visits / trips not supplied by the Summer Camp
- Additional travel fees within Lecce or Italy
- Damage to property of the Summer Camp staff
- Costs for extra days

Other important info:

Please keep in mind that if you reserve your place on the programme, by paying the the 1st instalment of fee, and later decide not to participate, we will not be able to reimburse the 1st installment to you . If you do not show up for the programme or resign during its course, whatever the reason may be, we will not be able to reimburse the fee.

All payments (by transfer or in cash) must obligatorily be made in Euro. The international youth Camp does not exchange currency or Travellers Cheques, which is why we strongly recommend that you exchange your money before travelling to Italy.


Please check out if your Europe Direct would cover your travel costs.

TRAVEL INFO
The venue is 5 km far from Lecce. The closest airports are Brindisi (30 km) and Bari (150 km) from Lecce.
There are direct flights to Brindisi and Bari from Europe or from main Italian cities Rome, Milan, Bologna.
Check the airlines company flying to Bari and Brindisi in this page:
http://www.aeroportidipuglia.it/default.asp?idLingua=2&idContenuto=460&rif=

You can take also the train to Lecce check www.trenitalia.com.
Check with us your travel plan once selected in order to help you to reach Lecce and the venue.
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CONTACTS

Contact us for any info at this e-mail: beyondeurope2015@gmail.com

ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS

"Beyond Europe:Youth is EU!" is an idea of VulcanicaMente and Il Formicaio organisations, co-funded by Europe Direct del Salento that will involve other local active organisations in active citizenship and enviromental education.

EUROPE DIRECT of Salento

is an information network across Europe, designed to answer all the citizens’ needs concerning the European Union. As part of this network, the University of Salento runs a Europe Direct information centre since May 2013. The centre is situated in the University of Lecce and supported by the European Commission.
There are about 480 EUROPE DIRECT centres in the 28 Member States of the European Union. In Italy, 52 EUROPE DIRECT centres are available for the citizens. They offer information on all sorts of subjects related to the EU including your rights and opportunities as an EU citizen and how to take advantage of them. The centres also inform you about the issues concerning the European inner market. Moreover, EUROPEDIRECT of Salento organise activities, workshops and discussions about European questions.
Everyone who wants to receive information about his opportunities offered by the European Union, or would like to join in the conversation about EU politics, can contact the EUROPE DIRECT centre

Website: www.europedirect.unisalento.it
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EuropeDirectSalento

Il Formicaio

A sustainable, ecological and environmental community degrowth project; offering open meeting space, a range of services, activities and information to enhance the community and glocal economy. We also offer a veriaty of workshops, talks, skills exchanges including practical self production and sustainable living courses.Services include:Bazar del Dono (Gift Bazar),Time Bank (Work in progress), Workshops and events, Eco Info Point.

Website: www.ilformicaio.eu

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ilformicaiolecce

VulcanicaMente

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.

Website: www.vulcanicamente.it
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vulcanicamenteassociazione

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