Young Europeans + Respecting Nature
Start date: Jun 2, 2016,
End date: Apr 1, 2017
Our proposed project is a youth exchange which will be held in a youth hostel international network in the region of Castilla y León, of the 20 of July 30, 2016, in which we will work the improvement of the environment, the health and wellness with practical healthy leisure, as well as the acquisition of awareness that we are citizens of Europe and the importance of it and participate as such. All this mixed with artistic representations about the nature (Performance), work shop on possible labour initiatives of respect and protection of the environment and the use of new technologies as a means to disseminate and protect the planet in which we live. 42 young people aged between 13 and 18 years old from Portugal, Italy and Spain, will live for 11 days together, accompanied by 8 leaders, learning aspects of the environment, various creative activities to benefit nature and working issues of concern about Europe feel true European citizens to become aware of this. Our main themes will be the environment and their impact on climate change, as we can learn with creativity to collaborate in their care and protection, and democratic aspects about the echo be young Europeans and feel as such, caring for and protecting our health and well-being. The applied methodology will always be active and very participative, deciding each and every one of the actions of democratically between all / as, thinking of activities by and for us. Our idea is to treat the current environmental concerns to improve our well-being and how we can participate in creative and practical way, and know aspects of Europe to feel active and participatory European citizens in every day. We intend to impact on all groups that surround us, whether it be family, friends, acquaintances, neighbors, classmates, representatives politicians, media press, etc. at local, provincial and regional levels, in our Spanish territory and in the territory of each participating Group invited. This Exchange intends to long term we feel more free citizens United, being aware that in Europe there are no borders and we can move freely to visit our new friends from other countries, in the same way that we want to grow in a way that is healthy to being aware that our planet's environmental future is in our hands and we have to work together in our day to day and awakening to our environment in the idea of protection and respect for the planet in which we live.
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