DISCOVER THE ALPS – TIROL – INNSBRUCK - SALZBURG

Host country and district:
Austria - District 1920

Date

Desired arrival: Friday, 27. 07.2018 Desired departure: Sunday, 12.08.2018

Contact address

Rotary Club: RC Telfs Seefeld
Responsible Rotarian: Siegmund Kurzthaler
Street: Plaetzweg 7
ZIP Code, City: A-6170 Zirl
Tel: 0043 – 664 12 22 471
Fax: 0043 – 512 26 38 01
e-mail: rotarycamp.tirol2018 (at) gmail.com

District address

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Kurt Widhalm
Academic Institute for Clinical Nutrition
Alserstraße 14/1/4a
A-1090, Wien
Tel. +43 (0)1- 402 64 72
Fax. +43 (0)1- 405 88 76
e-mail : office (at) oeaie.org

Aims

Austria and Tyrol are home to a great cultural and landscape diversity which we invite you to discover! Impressive mountain lakes, gentle hills and rugged mountain peaks form the background for the sporty activities in this camp. This is a camp with plenty of sports and well balanced cultural activities.

Languages

English (basic proficiency is required!)

Place

Provinces of Tyrol (Austria) and Südtirol/South Tyrol/Alto Adige (Italy), Cities of
Innsbruck and Salzburg, Towns of Seefeld and Telfs, Regions of Ötztal and
Achensee,
Visit the websites: www.tyrol.com www.salzburg.info/en www.suedtirol.info/en

Lodging

Full accommodation is provided by the RC Telfs Seefeld. The Participants will be hosted at Rotarian Families.

Costs

Journey to/from Munich airport (MUC) or Innsbruck airport (INN), or to/from Innsbruck main train station.
Additional costs: Your financial share for guides, travelling, entrance fees, food, and drinks is EUR 400 and the obligatory insurance fee of EUR 41 (both - to pay due in advance during April 2018).
Some pocket money will also be required.

Program

Discover the world's largest historical underground silver mining area (active during 15th to 20th century), the glaciers on the highest mountains, and a large hydroelectric power station. Enjoy outdoor activities like climbing, swimming, rafting, and mountain biking. Experience science at the Institute for Experimental Physics/University of Innsbruck. Learn landscape photography during a photo safari in South Tyrol and visit the world-famous City of Salzburg, the home town of composer W.A. Mozart.
Visit the websites: www.innsbruck.at www.stubaier-gletscher.com www.silberbergwerk.at/en www.achensee.com www.area47.at/en www.nordkette.com/en/home.html www.uibk.ac.at/index.html.en

Health

Please indicate if you have any food restrictions or health problems! 
Accepted applicants will receive further information thereafter.
Requirements: The physical ability to swim 200 meters (200 yards) and to walk at least 2 hours during mountain hiking tours!

Insurance

There is an obligatory fee of EUR 41 for insurance against illness and accidents, including transport home if this should be necessary.

Arrival

Munich airport (MUC) and by bus or train to Innsbruck main train station (Hauptbahnhof).
Or Innsbruck airport (INN).
If you need help to find the train or bus from airport (MUC) to Innsbruck we will help you – give us your flight number and the estimated time of arrival.
Transfer to/from the guest families to the airport/train station Innsbruck is organized by Rotary.

Participants

Maximum number of participants: 16 - One boy or one girl from each country.
Final acceptation will be made according to the arrival order of applications!
No pre-reservations will be accepted without full application form!
The decision on acceptance or refusal of the candidate is strictly within the responsibility of the organising club.
Closing date: The organising club will inform applicants about the final decision by the end of March 2018.

Age

Minimum age: 17 Maximum age: 20
Participants must be at least 17/at most 20 years old at the beginning of the camp!

Application

Applications must be sent to the responsible Rotarian until latest March 15,
2018 (see address above).
Please use the Rotary application from. See attached file: Short Term Exchange Program (STEP) Application. Send copies to all contact addresses!
/anmeldeformular_familienaustausch_short_term.pdf

Special remarks

Participants should be in good physical condition, e.g. be able to swim and hike.
Outdoor clothes, trekking shoes, and bathing clothes, as well as sun protection and
sun glasses are recommended! Accepted applicants will receive a detailed list of
clothing and equipment.

With kind regards
RC Telfs-Seefeld
Signatures: Reinhard Müller President 2015/16
Siegmund Kurzthaler YEO (since 2010)