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Call for Partners “Global Citizenship Summer Camps”

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In response to the call on Tarragona Common Action

Aim of the Project

·         To bring together youth from different countriesin joint annual intercultural exchange (summer camps)interacting effectively to:

1.      learn about each other’s cultures

2.      produce artistic and cultural works

3.      form a sustainable activist group, in collaboration with NGOs, academia and regional businesses in the Euro-Mediterranean region

  Overview

 An effective cross-cutting of the themes: environment, arts and culture, sports and citizen participation

The Components of the Camps

 Games with built-in training on cultural immersion, ecotourism in order to share and acquire experiences maintained with the digital platform, suggested in the ALF provided document, in between the trips.

·         Different activities from sports to arts and crafts, community service, and debates

·         National days where each country will present its national activity

·         A local involvement day where participants will seek to bring change to the local community by undertaking a local community project

·         Training sessions and workshops on different trending topics

 

Objectives

·         To bring together Young participants from various countries

·         To engage participants in cultural dialogue allowing them to gain cultural insight

 

Skills to be Acquired by the Participants

·         To  acquire leadership, organizational, and planning skills through the activities

·         To participate and become actively involved in their community through different projects

·         To work with governmental and non-governmental organizations

·         To act more tolerantly and openly to different cultures and backgrounds

 

Target Group

Size of the group will be decided based on interested partner organizations

·         Three different camps of different age groups specifically: 12-13, 14-15 and 16-17

·         Each participating country will have a city ambassador, an adult (20 and above) who will be in charge of his/her group and at the same time will represent his/her country after being provided with some rigorous training nationally

·         The camp program for the 12-13 year-old kids will also have a vacancy for a Junior Leader (18-19 year old) who can serve as an assistant to the city ambassador

 

Duration and Hosting of Camps

·         Each camp will take place for two to three weeks

·         Each camp will be hosted by the different countries of the partner organizations

·         Hosting will be rotational, every country that participates has to host

 

Funding Conditions

·         Funding conditions will be determined once participating partner organizations have been finalized

 

Project Process

·         Once the partner organizations are finalized, all other essential aspects such as feasibility, logistics, program, structure, and funding will be determinedby agreement

·         The preparation phase will commence after finalizing the partner organizations and will tentatively take from 4 to 5 months after which we can issue the local call for participants and begin execution with the participants starting January 2017

·         Upon finalizing the choice of participants by each country, there will be meetings on a bi-monthly basis to work on the given themes

·         Debates and workshops will be delivered by professionals in order to be more involved and actively engaged with the themes under discussion

 

If you are an organization interested in becoming a partner in “Global Citizenship Summer Camp”, please ask for the application form to globalcitizenshipsummercamps@generis-lb.org and send it not later than the midnight of Sunday the 20th of May (Lebanese time), 2016 expressing your interest, your suggestions or your inquiries, if you have any.

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