Greenovation eco-building challenge – Youth exchange in Greece


03-14 June 2018, Greece
5 places open for Bulgarians (1 group leader + 4 participants)

Greenovation eco-building challenge, international youth exchange on eco-building in Greece
19-22 March 2018: APV (19 arrival – 22 departure)
03-14 June 2018: Youth Exchange (02 arrival – 15 departure)
Argos, Greece
Participating countries: Spain, Slovakia, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Italy

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Greenovation: eco building challenge will bring together 30 participants in Argos, Greece where we will:
– live together in a sustainable community for 12 days and learn by doing in a sustainable community in order to
– understand and internalise the idea of sustainable community by experiencing all the practical aspects of it in a simulation of an eco-community working environment.

the project is divided in three phases:
● the pre-exchange period (APV,Selection etc)
● the youth exchange
● and the follow exchange period (follow up, dissemination, report)

The activities of the exchange will cover all aspects of sustainability and explore how a sustainable community can be like:
-sustainable consumption, conservation and use of water and energy, growing your food, waste management, recycling, eco-building and be an active citizen of the community.
-eco-building and natural building techniques
-practice through a 4 simulation working days in rotation with practical activities of growing your own food, zero create waste experience, efficient use of water and energy, minimize waste and ecological footprint and how to be self-sufficient and sustainable in practice.

Methods used:
Active participation, volunteering, open discussions, online sustainability or board games, wellness, self-development sessions and creative sessions will be employed in the process of learning.

The programme aims to:
-help participants to understand and internalise the notion of a sustainable community living
-create agents of sustainable lifestyle and active members in their community
-raise awareness for sustainable living to participants and to other stakeholders, local, European and international communities

Important! Read carefully the info letter, it contains important details.
This is educational mobility funded by Erasmus+ programme.
That requires commitment. Commitment before, during and after the project.
The program is intensive and challenging.
The program does NOT include cultural and touristic sightseeing.
Get to know all provided information in the info letter before you submit your application form.
Apply only when you know you want to participate and you have the dates of the training available.
General applications are disregarded.

You may want to read some of the testimonials from previous projects related to personal development, communications skills, leadership, creativity, employability and outdoors. Click on the following link:

More information: Info letter

Participation contribution: 50 EUR paid in cash upon arrival at registration in place.
We ask you for a small contribution of 16 EUR (30 leva) for Smokinya Foundation which covers some administrative and organizational expenses. These amounts are NON-REIMBURSABLE.

Apply NOW by filling in the form: Application form. Deadline: 15 April, 2018.

Website of the organizer: Hopeland

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This youth exchange is financially supported by the Erasmus+ programme for youth educational mobility.



Greenovation eco-building challenge – Youth exchange in Greece