“Create plan for action” is 3.1 Training course under Youth in Action (YiA) Programme taking place in Kavadarci, Macedonia, lasting eight days from 3th until 10th April 2012. It involves ten countries (Macedonia, Albania, Serbia, Armenia,Estonia Lithuania, Romania, Spain, Latvia, Bosnia and Herzegovina), three representatives per organization. Young Mountaineers from Macedonia would have the role of hosting organization. Total number of participants financed by the Programme is 30. This training course aims to train youth leaders and workers to use the campaigns as tool to inform and educate their communities of current environmental issues and introduce different approaches of how to mobilise and involve young people towards a positive change. The idea of the Training course is to encourage organizations to become active and explore new ways of communication with the community as part of the European year of volunteering. Additionally, it works on raising awareness on present environmental issues and developing a quality of support systems. In compliance with the themes, the Programme is interactive and encourage participants to overhaul the topic on their own. The activities are concentrated on exploring the environmental challenges in the participants' community and developing strategy for reaching the goal of participants' organizations using campaigning as a tool. Furthermore participants will prepare activities to be conducted with young people from local community on the topic of the small campaigns. The final event of campaigns will round up the practical work of the participants. In favour of the process of sharing knowledge, opinion and attitude of the topic, the project will use non-formal educational methods like presentation, group work, discussions, brainstorming, practical work etc.
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