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Youth Exchange ‘Health is the First Step to Empowerment’ 15-24 August 2018, Vlasina Rid, SERBIA
August 15, 2018 - August 24, 2018Free
Type of Activity: Youth Exchange
PLACE AND DATE: (15-24 August 2018) in Vlasina Rid, SERBIA.
PARTICIPANTS: 42 young people.
COUNTRIES: Partner countries will be from Serbia, Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Romania, Italy and Bulgaria.
Main aim of the youth exchange ‘Health is the First Step to Empowerment’ is to bring together young people from rural areas and through outdoor and sport activities shape their lives in active and positive direction. During the youth exchange the participants will explore what does mean healthy lifestyle in practice. They will get to know how to exercise in right way, how to spend their free time in quality active way and also how to inspire their peer to become more active and live more heatlhier life. During the youth exchange the participants will take part in outdoor and sport based activities, discussions and simulations, team challeneges. Moreover, they will work on campaign addressing the issue of healthy lifestyle and they will have an opportunity to increase their competencies to use photos and videos to encourage other young people to live active and healthy life.
Objectives of Youth Exchange:
-To develop participant’s knowledge on healthy lifestyles and its essential elements (eating, exercising, and living);
–To provide the participants an opportunity to explore healthy practices from other countries and to learn how to live healthier life;
–To encourage the participants to become ‘ambassadors of health’ in their communities and to activate their peers to live heathier live;
–To strength participants team work and intercultural competencies by providing them an opportunity to work in mix-intercultural environment during the youth exchange and gain new experiences and knowledge in intercultural field;
–To develop participant’s leadership skills by providing them an opportunity to prepare with support of their sending organizations and group leaders sessions through which other participants can explore healthy practices in their countries;
–To increase participant’s communication skills by giving them an opportunity to work on creating campaign raising awareness on health among their peers;
-To strength participants understanding of Erasmus + Programme and its possibilities through non-formal based activities and to encourage young people to get activated and to take part in international mobility activities.
The project objectives will be reached through methods and techniques of non-formal education. The participants will take part in outdoor and sport activities, interactive lectures, simulations, debates and discussions. They will work individually and in the teams. They will take photos, make videos and promote the goals of the youth exchange in their communities and in media. The youth exchange ‘Health is the First Step to Empowerment’ will have significant impact on directly involved participants but also on participating organizations and the communities. The key impact we see in raising awareness on the importance of healthy and active lifestyle and activating rural youth.
web site: http://health1step.youthworkersalliance.com/