Experience Danmark’s Outdoor Capital - Silkeborg

Silkeborg is the center of the largest forested and lake rich area in Denmark, on the camp you will experience this. However, Silkeborg is a rich cultural town with art, a long history and close to the second largest city in Denmark. So, this is a multifaceted introduction to Denmark!

Rotary Youth Exchange  9 – 22 August 2018

Where:

Silkeborg area; Denmark

When:

9 – 22 August 2018

Arrival:

9 August, 2018 Billund Airport

Departure:

22 August, 2018 Billund Airport

Participants:

18-21 years old at the time of the camp
Maximum 20 participants
The first 20 participants are accepted

Programme:

Week 1:

The week will focus on learning about the eco-systems in the extensive natural environment around Silkeborg, the largest forested & lake rich area in Denmark. This will be accomplished by: biking, flat water canoeing and walking

Week 2:

The second week has a more cultural focus, while still having an outdoor theme. Activities include a museum village, the worlds largest solar heat plant and cultural features in Silkeborg

The final program will be on: fb.me/RotaryDanmarkOutdoor

Necessary abilities:

Each participant is expected to be able to swim (ca. 600 m) and bicycle.

Language:

English

Equipment:

Sleeping bag; clothing suited to being outdoors in all sorts of weather; swimsuit; otherwise no special equipment is required

Cost:

Pocket money, 1000 DKK to cover various equipment rental

Accommodations:

During most of the Exchange, accommodations will be in hostel like rooms (3-4 persons per room) dormitory like accommodations on one excursion. Typical Danish food is provided.

Insurance:

Each participant shall have valid travel insurance. The Exchange has 3rd party liability insurance.

Applications:

EEMA application in PDF format including picture to be sent on or before 31 March 2018 to:
Cm-st (at) rotary-yep.net

Further information

krom (at) touchwater.net (krom@touchwater)krom (at) touchwater.net (.)krom (at) touchwater.net (net)