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You can do it!
Start date: Jan 3, 2016, End date: Feb 2, 2017 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Youth Exchange "You can do it!" will bring together 60 young people from UK, Czech Rep. and Turkey for 10 days (10.-20. May 2016) to Great Yarmouth ,UK. Participants will be aged 16-30, mainly from rural areas and small towns and currently not having a healthy lifestyle and having several challenges in their lives. Project aims to promote healthy lifestyle, improve participants mental and physical health and develop self-confidence.Concrete objectives are as follows:- Promote healthy lifestyle with focus on mental and physical health of participants- Build participants self-confidence and leadership skills through games and sport activities- Discover new ways how to use sports/games to build trust, confidence, improve communication and cooperation skills and tackle gender issues- Encourage participants to overcome their personal fears (like water, hight, not trusting other people etc) and take new challenges in life- Promote healthy lifestyle as a way of thinking, including mental health and care of environment- Share experiences between different countries to support healthy lifestyle- Get British/ Czech/Kurdish youth and youth in participating countries more involved in healthy lifestyle and build strong network between participants for healthy lifestyle networkAll activities carried out during the exchange will be based on non-formal learning and carried out by participants themselves. Different methods will be used, such as teamwork, role-play, discussions, meetings with expert, sport activities, individual tasks and activities like horse-back riding, rafting, abseiling and water-jumping. After the project participants will have changed their lives: way of thinking and behavior. They will do more exercise, eat healthier and take care of their mental health (avoiding stress). They will work constantly on overcoming their challenges and fear and taking up new challenges and initiatives and inspiring others. Results will b measured with questionnaire and process supported by buddy system and personal diary.
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