LEARN AND PRACTICE SAILING IN THE SOUTH SWEDISH ARCHIPELAGO

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH SAILING CAMP

Karlshamn Rotary Club, Karlshamn-Mörrum Rotary Club, Karlshamn Sailing Society invites You to

LEARN AND PRACTICE SAILING IN THE SOUTH SWEDISH ARCHIPELAGO

Dates:                       

29/7 – 9/8 2017

Sponsor                    

The Rotary Clubs of Karlshamn and Karlshamn-Mörrum, the sailing society

Clubs:                       

of Karlshamn and the golf club of Karlshamn.

Participants:             

Boys and girls, 16-18 years old, from different European countries (max. number of participants is 18). Ability to swim and to ride a bike is a necessity, but not previous experience of sailing.

Camp  Purpose:                      

To learn and practice sailing and to discover the nature and archipelago of southern Sweden and also to learn about our community, industry and social life. Meeting young people from different countries with different cultures, helping to bring peace and understanding to the world!

Program:                  

Training and sailing in small keelboats, in sheltered waters, including one camping night on an island in the archipelago with different other water activities. Practicing golf and other social meetings and events, community visits and participation in Rotary meetings.

Language:                

English

Accommodation:     

Rotary families.

Costs:                       

The journey to and from the camp as well as insurance to be paid by the participant. The organizing Rotary clubs sponsor the cost for the whole stay and all activities.

Insurance:                

The participants must be insured against illness, accident and third party damages.                     

Clothing and Equipment:            

Normal leisure and travel clothes. No special equipment is needed. Applicants who are accepted will receive a detailed list of clothing suggestions.                                                             

Internet                             

The camp can be followed “live” on the Internet, with daily updates about the activities via a Facebook group account. A great way for the folks at home to enjoy the camp too!

Arrival:                      

Travel plans should be made for arrival in the afternoon of Saturday July 29th or on Sunday July 30th 2017. Pickup will be arranged upon arrival to Ronneby airport, which is the nearest airport to Karlshamn (30 km).
Ronneby is served by regular flights from Arlanda or Bromma airports in Stockholm. There is also an hourly direct train connection (about 2,5 hrs) from Copenhagen airport (in Denmark) to Karlshamn, if this airport is selected. Pickup will also be arranged at nearby ferry stations. Suitable ferries land in Karlshamn from Lithuania or in Karlskrona from Poland (Gdynia). Corresponding planning should be made for travelling home, leaving Karlshamn on August 9th, 2017.

Closing Date  for Application:        

March 31, 2017.  After this date we are going to select the participants among applicant             

Application Form   

Please send, preferably by PDF-file, the Rotary Youth Exchange / Short-Term Exchange Program (STEP) Application - Form with photos. The application form should be available at your national Rotary EEMA Camp Coordinator.

The Form  shall be sent to:       

Karlshamn Rotary Club          Phone: + 46 708 102 865 
c/o Lars Åke Lund                E-mail:  lund (at) lund-fagrenius.se

Skogsvägen 15
SE 374 37 KARLSHAMN                                                              

SWEDEN