Germany, Kirchen (close to Cologne / Bonn)

European Summer School - Creating Forest Experiences

when 9 July 2018 - 13 July 2018
language English
duration 1 week

Do you want to meet people from all over Europe? Do you want to implement your own forest project?
Do you want to raise your voice as the future generation?


What’s it about?

* You, as you are users of the forests and future decision-makers
* The function of forests – usage, protection and recreation
* Economic, ecological and social perspectives on forests
* The use of forests by conflicting target groups

We offer you …

… a five-day experience from the 9th to 13th July 2018 in a beautiful landscape
… the opportunity to address politicians with your demands regarding forests
… the opportunity to develop your own forest project which will be implemented
… talks with experts in topics like sustainable forestry as well as forests & recreation
… an exchange with other excited young people about the future of forests in Europe
… accommodation in an old castle in Germany – food and travel expenses free of charge

Can you participate?

Yes, if you fulfill all of the following criteria: age between 18 and 22 years old, good English skills
and residence in one of the 21 selected EU countries.

Interested? Apply now!

Further information on www.sdw.de/projekte/summerschool. Application deadline: 30th April 2018.

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Contact details

Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher Wald Bundesverband e. V.
Thorsten Müller
Dechenstraße 8
53115 Bonn
Germany

Tel: +49 (0)228 94 59 83 90
Fax: +49 (0)228 94 59 83 3

Course leader

Experts in forestry, pedagogics and psychology

Target group

* Young adults between 18 and 22 years old, with good English skills and a residence in one of the 21 selected EU countries.
* No academic studies required. If you study, all disciplines are welcome

Course aim

* Learn about the function of forests in our eco-system, for a sustainable development and for recreational activities
* Get an overview of sustainable forestry as well as economic, ecological and social perspectives on forests
* Development of forest projects
* Creation of a European Youth Forest Network
* Formulation of demands to German politicians

Fee info

EUR 0: Food, accomodation and travel expenses free of charge
EUR 0: Food, accomodation and travel expenses free of charge

Scholarships

Food, accomodation and travel expenses free of charge