Step In Their Shoes #3: Mountain Hiking in Scotland

Want a challenge? Adore wilderness? Let’s hike in Scotland!

Title: Step In Their Shoes #3: Mountain Hiking- Scotland
Vanue: Isle of Skye, Scotland and Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.
Date: 14-22 August 2018
We’re looking for: 4 participants and 1 leader
The participant should be aged between: from 18 to 30

Deadline to submit your completed application is June 1st, 2018
I’m your application form :)
Only selected participants will be informed until June 2nd, 2018

Participant description:
The background of participants is youth (18-30 years) that are willing to develop empathy in order to be more inclusive and tolerant. Youth that are ready to address or perhaps face(d) themselves racial and religious discrimination. Youth that open minded, care about nearby neighborhood, local, regional, national and international communities and are sensitive to human right issues.

Project description:
We invite you to literally step in their shoes HIKE in Scotland, imagining nowadays realities, whereas a lot of refugees had to walk or run over mountains, cross the sea and borders to reach peace in Europe.
During the hike (outdoor element) and other types of physical activities (sports element) we would like to explore sensitive topics and particularly inclusion.
Step In Their Shoes is a 3-phased empathy developing project to step in variety of different shoes through a our KING methodology: Knowledge, Involvement, Nature, Growth.

WORKING METHODS
-Experiential learning with hiking
-Group dynamic processes, simulations and teamwork activities
-Inputs from experts through non-formal education lectures and facilitated processes
-Theater sketches
-Dynamic workshops and presentations
-Outdoor environmental work and assignments
-Intercultural sharings, learnings and reflections
-Learning by doing in a group setting or individual processes

Programme:
DAY 1: Arrival to Glasgow, Scotland and traveling to Isle of Skye
DAY 2-6: Morning activities. Hiking famous Skye Trail in the afternoon. 5 days of wild camping
DAY 7-8: Intensive programme in Glasgow. Evaluation, E+, Youthpass, Closing
DAY 9: Packing and leaving

Health insurance is not provided by the organizers and will not be reimbursed. All participants are required to purchase health insurance individually.

Financial matters:
 Accommodation, food, local transportation during the activity days, materials for activities are totally covered by the grant of the Erasmus+ Program.
Important: keep all the invoices and boarding passes.

Please, donate 10 000 HUF (Hungarian organization) in case of selection.
Deadline to submit your completed application is June 1st, 2018
I’m your application form :) 
Only selected participants will be informed until June 2nd, 2018

You will be reimbursed with 80% of your travel costs up to 275 euro. Reimbursement of travel costs will only be done upon full attendance in the youth exchange and presentation of the original tickets with boarding passes and receipt/invoices. Remember that you can travel only with the cheapest means of transport (2nd class trains, economy class in the planes).
Reimbursements will be given in British pounds currency on the last day of the YE.

INTERCULTURAL EVENING
One of the evenings will be dedicated to the Intercultural Evening. You will present your own cultures – national, regional, personal or any kind of culture you feel you belong. This presentations/activity should not be just a “lecture” so try to find most creative way to show your culture. It means that all options are possible.
A culture may be presented by a song, a story, a poem, a dance, some local special drinks and food !
You can bring pictures, music or anything which you consider to be most appropriate to present your culture. Bring CDs of traditional/typical and party music or other things typical from your country that you want to share with us during the Evening of Cultures and during other evenings.

Deadline to submit your completed application is June 1st, 2018
I’m your application form :) 
Only selected participants will be informed until June 2nd, 2018

 

For further information visit our partner’s project description: 

http://abroadship.org/youth-exchange-step-in-their-shoes-3-mountain-hiking-in-scotland-united-kingdom/