Wednesday, June 20, 2012

*Invest in Your Future* Youth Retreat - American Corners Skopje, Stip and Struga 2012

The American Corners Skopje, Stip and Struga are looking for 30 of the country’s Top Young Leaders to further their development at the ACS ( Skopje, Stip & Struga) *Invest in Your Future* Youth Retreat from  June 29-July 2 at Hotel Solferino in Struga, Macedonia.
Attendance at the camp is completely  free of charge and includes all accommodation, workshops, meals and transportation.

***The application deadline is June 20th, 2012.***

What is the *Invest in Your Future” Youth Retreat 2012?
  • The “Invest in Your Future“ Retreat will focus on youth empowerment through creative and versatile activities. The workshops will cover project design and management, leadership, organization of events, online activism & podcasting, creative expression and healthy living through physical activities.
  • 30 young people from across the country will gather at the Solferino Resort in Struga for four action-packed days from June 29-July 2, 2012 (see more about the hotel here:
  • The camp will be entirely run in English and focuses on the development of leadership & life-skills through diverse workshops, sports, team building games, offering a good blend of practical and theory.
Who is eligible for the camp?
To be eligible, you will need to meet the following criteria:
  • Be enrolled in I-IV year high school in the Fall 2012
  • Be open to new things and willing to work in multi-ethnic environment
  • Be enthusiastic, motivated and committed to developing your leadership skills & life skills and experience
  • Be proficient in English.
What happens during the four day camp?  

The Camp will be run by the staff from American Corners Skopje, Stip & Struga, U.S Peace Corps Volunteers and will include U.S. Diplomats as guest speakers. The programme itself offers a range of leadership & life-skill activities and workshops, as well as an opportunity for creative expression. There is also time built in for relaxation, games and evening social activities, co-ordinated by trained staff.

What you get out of this camp?  

  • You will learn new skills and work in a multi-cultural environment,
  • Be part of a project that will really make a difference,
  • Meet new friends and broaden your horizons, and
  • Spend 4 days in a great hotel in the beautiful Struga, with great people. ALL EXPENCES PAID!

To apply:

Find the application link on AC Skopje, AC Struga or AC Stip facebook page,   
Fill it & submit it  NO LATER THAN June 20, 2012.
Selected candidates will be announced on June 25. ( Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a brief interview (in English) either in person or by phone.)

Good Luck! :-)

Find the application on the following link:

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