ewoca³ is a funding programme for youth work institutions from North Rhine-Westphalia, supporting and enabling international youth encounters. The concept follows the idea of invitation and return invitation: Youths from three countries realise three international workcamps over the course of three years – one in each country.

This is a 3 year long project with the following steps:

  1. 2015 Germany-Oberhausen   Theme: Sustainable Development
  2. 2016 Romania-Sovata           Theme: Anti Discrimination
  3. 2017 Estonia                        Theme: Inclusion

EWOCA³ 2015

Description and objectives of the program: The main objective of this year is the education of the young people in the theme sustainable development. This goal will achieve with the help of a 16 day work camp, the main activity being replanting threes in a park, where the trees was destroyed after a big storm. During the camp we will have different kind of activities which will help the participants to develop their personalities, to get new knowledge about each other culture and to become more tolerant, also to create new partnerships, new personal or professional contacts.

Activities: – tree planting

   – preparation of garden furniture from recycled materials (europalets)

   – ropes course activities

   – canoe expedition

   – teambuilding

   – excursion

   – swimming

   – sightseeing 

Period: 27.06-12.07.2015

Location: Oberhausen, Germania

Partners: – Kinder- und Jugendtreff ParkHaus- Germany

– MÜT Noored Toredate Mötetega-Estonia
– Outward Bound Romania-Romania

Participants: young people between  16-25 years

Participants profile
– active role
– willingness to work spirit
– openness towards other cultures
– knowledge of the English language at a basic level

The program’s dowry, which the participants become richer
– create new partnerships
– discovering new locations
– developing the self-esteem, and self-sufficiency
– developing the communication in a foreign language

Contribution: 50 euro (traveling, accommodation and food is covered by the project)

Contact: Vajda Kinga – 0769224283, kinga@outwardbound.ro