SPORT WILL SECURE YOUR YOUTH
Start date: Aug 1, 2015,
End date: Jul 31, 2016
International youth exchange Sport Will secure your youth carried out jointly by organizations from Slovenia : Youth center Krško , France : Association pour l' accompagnement des Actions de MOBILITE Internationale , Macedonia : Association for sustainable development SPHERE MACEDONIA - Bitola . The project will start on the 1. 8. 2015 and last for one year. It involves 30 young people (10 /country) , aged from 14 to 20 years. From each country there will also be two youth leaders, aged 22 to 30 years, present. The project also includes young people with fewer opportunities (12 people), who are facing with poor economic, social, health or low education level. The project will take place in Krsko, but young people will meet for the first time in the preliminary planning meeting, which will take place on the 5th and 6th of August 2015 (excluding travel days). The meeting will be attended by one participant and one youth leader of the organization. The aim of the meeting is to meet one another, see the infrastructure, overview of the preparations in each country, processing timeline activities if necessary. The meeting of all young people will take place from 21st to 28th of August 2015 (excluding travel days) in Krsko and the surrounding areas. The subjects of the project coincide with the needs of young participants, who themselves made a proposal for the implementation of the project and will themselves organize and carry out most of the activities. They will also be included in the preparation period, the evaluation of the project and its spread. The main topics of the project are young people, health, well-being and inclusion. Activities following themes will be organized as a number of sports workshops, debates on the topic of sport, healthy food, genetically modified organisms, survival in the wild and a night under the stars in the tent, a tour of Bohorskih waterfalls, organization of cultural outdoor games, sports games for all ages, outdoors exploring the history of the EU, the functioning of institutions, workshops of informal learning, recognition of informal knowledge, Erasmus +, the EU's support, concern for sustainable development, ... The result of the project will be conscious young people who will positively view on the EU and recognize their own values (skills, knowledge) and connect with one another. In addition, the project encourages the participation of young people and youth organizations in Europe, thus strengthening the youth field at international level. All activities will be held in English. Young people will organize most of the activities independently, with the support of youth leaders and mentors of individual activities (eg. Fisher). For local young people they will organize several open events, intercultural stands with games and intergenerational games at the pool Brestanica. After returning home they will also have enough knowledge to do all activities from the exchange for the local youth through sport and to motivate voluntary engagement and participation in international projects. The project will reach a wide variety of young people and other residents in the participating countries as partners will take care of media responsiveness of the project in their own environment. The project also facilitates the dialogue with young local athletes, nutritionists, the visitors of the activities including those of representatives of the municipal council and other institutions. The methods used will be part of an active, dynamic, and followed by the principle of non-formal learning and will enable particular learning experience of young people. At the end of the project all young people will gain and use the certificate of informal skills, Youthpass. Longterm goal of the project is for young people fewer opportunities to be actively involved in environmental activities and other actions under the Erasmus +.
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