East Mediterranean Summer Camp(EMSC)
South-East region of Turkey.On the easternmost point of Mediterranean Sea.
July 4 th-July 22 th,2019
Gaziantep Airport July 4th ,via Ankara or İstanbul
Adana Şakirpaşa Airport July 22th,via Ankara or İstanbul
(Turkish Airlines ,Anadolu Jet,Pegasus,Atlas Global have flights between Ankara-İstanbul and Gaziantep-Adana.)
12 participants from EEMA countries and 6 participants from Turkısh Rotary/Interact Clubs
For the second period of camp 12 students from Antakya Doğa Collage
Max.2 participants from the same country will be accepted.
14-18 years . An equal number of girls and boys will be accepted.
Our Camp will be organized by 3 Rotary Clubs in 3 different cities.All participants admitted will be welcomed and sent off from the airports. Each participant will be hosted by a Turkish Rotarian Family or Doğa Collage Family.At the same time and places , we are holding “Our Children Camp”for Turkish participants from different cities.
Our camp consists of 3 periods. Each organized by a different Rotary Club.
First period (lasts 4 days) is in Gaziantep organized by Gaziantep-Kavaklık Rotary Club. The programme includes culture ,history and city life. Second period (10 days) is in Antakya, organized by Antakya-Defne Rotary Club. Focused on sea and pool activities,fun and parties
typical Mediterrean Life style. Workshops,trips,campus life…Third period (4 days) is in Tarsus organized by Tarsus Rotary Club.It comprises of nature and a boat trip.(you can find details on next pages)
Gaziantep,Antakya and Tarsus are gourmet cities of Turkey.We will show our guests how to prepare Turkish food for 3-4 hours in each period. Totally 9-12 hours of culinary art.
Your personal medication and suitable cloths for swimming.The daytime temperature is 35-40*C .You will need hat, sunglasses,sandals,sunscreen creams.
The camp participation fee is 300 Euro. Transportation,museums/aquapark entrance fees,restaurants and boat trip are included.Therefore you will pay your air plane tickets ,health insurance and other expenses You will need less than 100 Euro pocket money.
Camp language is English.We need upper intermediate level of English.Your level must be enough for Airport transit procedures.
Participants must be insured against illness,accident and thid party damages according to Rotary İnternational requirements.
The applicants should use the official Rotary Youth Exchange -Short Term Exchange Program(STEP) Application Form when applying for the camp.The deadline for applications is June 15 th of 2019.
RYE- STEP CHAIR : Rtn.Kemal Demir Phone:+90.532 245 86 80
e-mail:kemal.demir (at) rye2430.org