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Developing outdoor education for Visually Impaired young people
02/09/2013 - 09/09/2013
This project will bring together young people for 3 countries for 7 day international youth exchange project in Bosnia & Herzegovina. The project aims is to support young people to develop mutual understanding and empathy as well as teach the values of outdoor education and a healthy lifestyle. The project will bring together young people with and without visual impairments to learn from each other about inclusion and cultural understanding. The project will take place in the town of Ključ in the north west of Bosnia & Herzegovina. The group will be staying in the local hotel, which will also provide them with all their meals too. During the exchange, young people will engage in a range of activities, presentations and games, all with the focus of breaking down barriers of communication, class, ability and culture. Our main objectives are: support young people to understand about inclusion and diversity ; to develop young peoples intercultural competencies ; for young people to value the benefits of outdoor education and health lifestyles; to build confidence and abilities in public speaking and, in the end, to develop international friendships. We look for 12 motivated youngsters: available places left: 12 – Participation fee for each project is 30% of the travel costs, plus the annual membership fee 2013 (30€). For any questions, you can contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org