Deadline: May 30, 2016
GYR is a 10-day gathering in Transylvania, Romania, for young people working to make the world a better place. This is also an space where youth already involved in organisations, movements and initiatives within their countries or globally will share and learn together while supported and empowered by experienced peace workers from a number of key organizations in the field of peacebuilding. Around 100 passionate young people who are involved in organizations, movements and initiatives related to peace, social justice, activism or environmental issues will come together to learn, share and collaborate.
A variety of workshops and training sessions on key topics in the field, as well as seminars, film showings, discussions, exchanges, planning spaces, are incluide in the summer camp, as well as the chance to hike and explore the surrounding countryside.
The GYR summer camp is for youth workers, peacebuilders and activists aged 18 – 30 (although older participants are welcome to apply).
People with some experience in the field (between 1-2 years) are very welcome, so that you can share your experiences and stories with other participants. Likewise youth already engaged with organizations and from individuals who want to develop their relationships, skills and capacities in the field of peacebuilding and activism.
The aim is to keep costs as low as possible in the interests of making the camp as accessible as possible. Course contributions are:
OECD participants: 500 EUR
Non-OECD participants: 300 EUR
• Transportation from Cluj-Napoca to the summer camp location;
• Ten nights of accommodation at the camp (10th-20th July) – a bed in a shared room or tent hire if you wish to camp;
• Dinner on the 10th July, all meals from 11th-19th July (breakfast, lunch and dinner), breakfast on the 20th, and refreshments throughout the day;
• All training and workshops, morning and evening activities;
• One excursion from the camp (you will be able to select between hiking or white-water rafting).
A 10% discount is also available for anybody who applies and pays the fees before 30th March 2016.
Organizations sending 5 or more participants can receive an additional 10% discount.
Click here for the link to the application form and submit it online.
Applicants who don’t need visas to enter Romania: May 30th 2016
Application who require visas to enter Romania: May 5th 2016
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