RE:DESIGN IT! is a 10 days long youth exchange which will be realized in Hollókő, Hungary 1-10 of May 2012, organized and hosted by Egyesek Youth Association. Participants are 30 young people from 6 countries (Spain, Cyprus, Portugal, Romania, Italy and Hungary) supported by 6 group leaders. Themes:-exchange methods of creative recycling-find solutions for environmental problems with art and design-intercultural learning through creative artObjectives:-to develop skills for life while working with recycled materials-to communicate with art-to create and recall „new” by making useful equipments what can be used in everyday life-to draw attention to the cultural differences that arise from regional situations-to provide information, share best practice and experience-to improve social, personal and professional skillsThe topic of the project is based on young people's needs, the main organizers are young experienced volunteers who get professional support from Egyesek YA. We consider the theme of creative recycling as a very important issue.We use methods of non-formal education: hold workshops, work in small, big and mixed groups, share experiences, give feedback, hold midterm and final evaluation, do an intercultural evening. Activities include skills-development workshops on cultural awareness, art and design, self-assessment, improvement of key competences, sharing best practices in creative recycling and project planning, cultural presentations, outdoor activities, voluntary work. We involve participants in all project phases, they take an active role in the preparation, implementation of program parts and integrate the results into their activities in their countries during follow-up, dissemination and into new projects.The target audience is youth between 16 and 25 years of age. By the end of the program they will organize an interactive exhibition where all the technics and ideas of creative recycling will be presented to an audience.
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