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"Inclusion" through Sports and Media
Start date: 02 Jun 2016, End date: 01 Oct 2016 PROJECT  FINISHED 

This exchange will focus on 4 similar (Inner-city) community's from 4 different countries, Ireland, Denmark, Norway, and Spain. The young people involved are all from disadvantaged areas of their own city, are all aged between 15 / 17 years and are still in school.There will be 12 young people and 2 adult leaders from Denmark, 12 young people and 2 adult leaders from Norway, there will be 12 young people and 2 adult leaders from Spain, and 12 young people and 4 adult leaders from Ireland (Being the host country and knowing what is needed to comfortably run the exchange we felt 4 leaders was necessary). The activities the young people will take part in all revolve around multi-media and sports, such as Team-building, Low-ropes challenge, Orienteering, Archery, Traversing claiming wall, Survival skills, Mountain biking, team games, Zip-line, Grass-sledging, water pipes, High-ropes, crate-stacking, team challenges, “Hurling” and Gaelic football, and swimming.Each country will also present some traditional games, or old games from their own country's.We intend to use the medium of multi-media and sports as a way to break down any barriers between the young people.The potential longer term benefits to each young person is huge, such as making new-friends from different country's, exploring different cultures, food and language, learning new skills like photography and video making, learning and experiencing new sports and games, becoming more physically active, and hopefully have the opportunity to visit each others country at a later date
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