Project Reference: 2015-1-TR01-KA105-015436
Country: Turkey
Type of Project: Youth mobility
Number of sent participants: 6

The Project “YOUTH IN GREEN for Environmental Protection and Organizing a Green Society” will be carried out from 1 May 2015 to 1 February 2016. Activities of the project will take place between 24 and 30 September 2015 with 42 participants who come from 8 different countries Germany, Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Estonia, Spain, Bulgaria, and Turkey are going to have responsibilities in the project and come from will be located in the project.

The project is going to take place in Yalova, which has a unique natural view. The of the activities are to discover, protect, and improve nature, to bring different viewpoints on overcoming these problems, and to develop young people’s awareness of environmental issues in the context of sports. Within the context of the project, participants will take informal education about plant a tree and recycle of waste and water and carbon footprint. Also, they will do an activity like collecting rubbish, to draw attention to environmental problems.

During the project cultural nights, trips to the surrounding area, varied workshops, and sports activities were also included in the program of the project’s activities. The working language of the project will be in English. The main themes are nature, sports, culture, and European awareness. They will clean nature, build the bird nest, and will plant a tree that will be open to the public and will be announced in our city. The participants will introduce nature and environmental issues in their countries, they will be informed about recycle, they discover nature with bicycle and trekking. In addition to these activities will provide European awareness and cultural learning will go on in our project.

On the other hand nature and sports, young people of different cultural backgrounds will grab the opportunity to represent their culture and learn about others. They will identify good and bad examples they observed at home about the environment and sports experiences and share them with other participants.