Save The Date : June 22- July 1st 2020
Deadline for Admission : MAy 30th, 2020
Two weeks program brings young people together ages 18-30, from around the world, to explore culture, build lifelong friendships, and gain the skills and perspective to make the world a better place.
JoinToActivate® for 4 hours each day, youth participate in small group leadership training. Through dialogue, team building challenges and simulations youth learn to cooperate, embrace difference and communicate with teens from vastly different backgrounds. Art and Environmental themes are woven into daily activities as youth explore topics including: global warming, community health, bullying, gender issues, war & peace, human rights and more.
Action Teams allows young people to put learning into action. Through planning, organizing and delivering projects that are beneficial to the entire community, youth practice leadership, critical thinking and collaboration in a diverse, real-world setting.
Afternoons are spent exploring new interests and activities. Two daily activities blocks allows students to enjoy a variety of activities, from sports and arts, to language and outdoor activities!
Sports: Soccer, basketball, volleyball
Swimming and stream walks
Yoga, dance, and public speaking
Arts: tile painting, batik, jewelry making
Special Events are appealing for students with a range of interests and include: mountain top day hikes, picnic, community service, debate night, cultural sharing, talent shows, hotel room nights, guest musical performers and garden tours
Sample Daily Schedule
9:00 – 12:30 Leadership and Management Course including Coffee Break
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Workshop – 1
14:30 -17:00 Workshop-2 /Sport or Tour Activities including Coffee Break
17:00 – 19:00 Free Time
19:00 – 20:30 Dinner
20:30 – 03:00 Concept Party/Dance Shows/Club Visits
There is always something exciting to do at YouthCampTurkey. We provide a variety of activities for students – you can enjoy everything from your favorite sports, to new dances, to learning how to be a journalist and getting published in the YouthCampTurkey Press!
Contact N. Ozer Senol if you have questions. We want every participant to feel at home away from home here, no matter where they live in the world.
JoinToActivate® is a peacebuilding and tolerance curriculum developed by YouthCampTurkey educators. The curriculum, which teaches communication, cultural competency, leadership and problem solving skills, is the backbone of the Youth Camp Turkey experience.
Guided by professional facilitators, students explore issues related to interpersonal communication, cultural norms, stereotypes, bullying, conflict and war, and leadership styles.
Students develop deep and meaningful relationships with their peers, as they share their culture, daily lives and views on pressing global issues.
All activities are experiential, allowing for deep and lasting learning.
Through JoinToActivate®, students gain:
- Understanding of diverse cultures
- Deep listening skills
- Experience resolving conflicts non-violently
- Ability to collaborate with diverse peers
JoinToActivate® is taught each summer at YouthCampTurkey.
Youth Camp Turkey Leadership 2020 Leadership School will will be in TURKEY with everything included.
2 or 3 Students will stay in one room according to availability. Youth Camp Turkey is the first company organizing all exclusice system first summer school for 18-35 year old young people.
Dining at YouthCampTurkey is an international experience. Meals reflect the diversity of the students at the program and
We serve meat every meal times during Special Events. Our chefs balance providing participants with new, exciting dishes with comforting familial foods. Kitchen staff and participants even may step outside to the organic vegetable garden to pick veggies and herbs for your meal!
Have any dietary restrictions? No problem. The kitchen crew can accommodate you. Your meals will be fresh, healthy and delicious!
Sample of foods served at High Stars Hotel.
- cereals (hot and cold)
- pancakes/french toast
- fruit & yogurt
- scrambled eggs
Lunch & Dinner
- salad/vegetable plate/ coleslaw
- vegetable quiche
- grilled cheese and other sandwiches
- cottage cheese
- potato salad
- tacos and chili
- rice dishes
- egg salad
- macaroni and cheese
- lasagna and pasta
- salad/vegetable plate
- fresh vegetables
- humus, pita
- spanish/indian rice
- vegetable stew, curries, dahls
- apple sauce
- baked and mashed potatoes
- corn on the cob
- barbeque tofu
- rolls, garlic or pita bread
- stuffed filo triangles
- fresh fruit and fruit salad
- brownies, cakes, cookies
Afternoon activities are a chance for you to try new things, discover your hidden talents and spend time from around the world. We offer a mix of traditional summer activities and new diverse cultural activities. Check out the possibilities:
- Yoga, martial arts
- Basketball, soccer
- Ping Pong tournament
- African drumming
- Belly-dancing, Arabic line dances, salsa dancing
- Henna, Batik, jewelry designing. mask making
- Learn new languages
- Turkish tile design,
- Singing and music composition
Evening and Special Events
In the evening, the participants gather together to enjoy performances on stage, games on the field, dancing, captivating international speakers, talent shows and sharing nights. It’s a time for teambuilding, entertainment and FUN!
Evening Programs in the past have included:
- Improv theater
- Appalachian Folk Dance- Hoorah Cloggers
- Sharing Night
- Native American Focus Night
- Indonesian Focus
- Global Issues Nights
- Middle Eastern Music Ensemble
- Indian Sitar Music
- Roaming Magician and Caricature artist
- Steel Drum Ensemble
- Cabin Nights
- Wacky Olympics