Culture and Sports Camp

Four Rotary clubs have the pleasure of organising this programme jointly (Rotary Club de Vic-Osona, Rotary Club de Ripollès, Rotary Club de Banyoles and Rotary Club de Lloret).
Participants will have the chance to get to know the coast, the mountain and the countryside of Catalonia. The programme combines sports and touristic cultural activities.
Participants will visit different cities, such as BARCELONA, among others. They will get to know the culture and the historical art of Catalonia.
A more detailed programme will be sent to all participants.

Date:                       

June 30th (Saturday) - July 14th (Saturday)

Location:                

Vic (Osona), Ripoll (Ripollès), Banyoles (Pla de l’Estany) and Lloret de Mar (La Selva)

Hosted by:              

District 2202

Language:              

English

Lodging:                 

The participants will be hosted in hostels and families.

Participants:           

12 participants (1 girl or 1 boy from each country)

Arrival/Departure:   

Barcelona or Girona airport

Age:                         

18-21 years old

Costs:

Participants will be charged 320 € and will also be responsible for their travel expenses to and from
Barcelona, insurance, pocket money and personal expenses.

Insurance:

All participants MUST be insured in accordance with the Rotary International Policy at their own cost against illness, accident, third party damages and all other risks.

Clothing:

Casual and sportswear, bathing costume, beach wear, trainers. There will be formal dinners as well.

Deadline for application:

June 10th.

Mark carefully if you have any food restrictions or health problems.

Preliminary programme:

A more detailed program will be sent to all participants.

June 30th Saturday:      

Arrival at the airport and transfer to Vic. There will be a swimming pool and we will have 
dinner there.

July 1stSunday:       

Sightseeing in Barcelona. Visit Sagrada Familia and free time for shoppin

July 2nd Monday:             

Excursion around Sau. Visit swamp and enjoy amazing mountain views. Have a typical Catalan lunch by the swimming pool. Dinner at hostel.

July 3rd Tuesday:          

Sightseeing in Vic, market square, and reception at city hall. Visit a “salchichon” factory. Free time for shopping. Dinner with the rotary club.

July 4th Wednesday:         

Travel to Olot. Visit the volcano’s museum in Olot and an ancient volcano, too. Transfer to Ripoll. Welcome to Ripoll.

July 5th Thursday:            

Trekking to Nuria, a sanctuary surrounded by mountains in the heart of the Pyrenees.

July 6th Friday:                 

Visit to the Romanic monastery and museum.

July 7th Saturday:             

In the afternoon travel to Banyoles and Town Hall’s reception.

July 8th Sunday:               

Visit Costa Brava sites like Cadaqués, Port Lligat, and Cap de creus.

July 9th Monday:              

Sport activities at the Banyoles lake.

July 10thTuesday:            

Local activity, lunch in Banyoles and Travel to Lloret. Beach time in Lloret.

July 11th Wednesday:       

City Hall Reception and guided visit at Sea’s Museum. Lunch and beach time.

July 12th Thursday:           

Paddle introduction and competition. Santa Clotilde garden’s visit. Dinner with Rotex.

July 13th Friday:               

Ship trip to Santa Cristina. Paella at Santa Cristina’s beach. Activities and Beach time.

July 14th Saturday:           

Departure of all participants.

APPLICATIONS:           Standard Short Term Rotary International  Youth  Exchange  Application  Forms  to  be   sent   via   e-mail   to:  Jordi Parareda jparareda (at) gmail.com ()  as well as to Carmen López-Videla  cl (at) spainrye.es ()