Action x Change 2016
Action x Change is a 15 day bilingual (English/Spanish) and residential summer programme organised by UWC España (UWC Spanish Committee Foundation) to extend the reach of UWC values to more young people in Spain and abroad.
The first programme took place in July 2012.
Under the theme of social entrepreneurship, 40 young people aged 15-17 develop their own social projects while acquiring, exercising and furthering soft skills and tools, such as team building, leadership, conflict resolution, budgeting, public speaking, debating, project designing, etc. These tools will help them to create projects with a positive social impact in their communities. In addition, specific workshops on environmental awareness, global affairs and activities to foster creativity, sports and outdoor activities will offer the participants a more complete experience.
The team of international trainers and facilitators is made up of UWC alumni who are themselves social entrepreneurs and/or have experience in running summer camps and outdoor activities.
Junior and senior social entrepreneurs, as well as other guest speakers who are experts on their fields will also be visiting the programme.
All the participants who complete successfully this transformational experience will receive a certificate issued by UWC España.
July 1st to july 15th 2016
El Casar de la Inesa, Toledo (Spain)
Online, from February 15th to April 1st
The fees of 1,395€ include all the training, activities, visits, materials and full boarding.
Who can apply:
Students worldwide who speak English, born between July 15th 1998 and December 31st 2001, who have identified problems in their communities and want to act individually and collectively towards a positive change in matters related with education, the environment, attention to diversity, integration, children, the elderly, etc.
Cristina Santamaría Ábalos