Name of the project: “EcoTeens – active citizenship for planet Earth’’ Youth Exchange
Date: 13rd July – 21st July 2022
City/Country: Brebu, Romania
What was the main topic of the event?
Hendrik Antsu – Ecosystem
Karl-Hindrik Seling – The main topic of the project was about Ecology and how we could help the planet.
Margit Vellend – Main topic of the youth exchange was ecology and how to bring awareness to participants on recycling.
Marileen Laagus – Ecology
Meribell Puusild – Ecosystem
Viktorija Ralja – Ecology
What were the biggest learning moments of the event for you?
Hendrik Antsu – Talking with new people
Karl-Hindrik Seling – There was many learning moments but for me the biggest learning moment was when every country group showed what their county is doing or had done already to make the environment better and I got to know the current situation what they think about it.
Margit Vellend – For me the biggest learning point was how to be a great group leader and make sure all of my group would feel safe, included and most importantly have fun the entire youth exchange.
Marileen Laagus – How to be more sustainable.
Meribell Puusild – Ecosystem
Viktorija Ralja – When we did the footprint test and found out how many planets it takes to sustain my lifestyle. And definitely other sessions as well that were about recycling, reuse and etc
Do you have any plans to continue being active in the field? If yes, what?
Hendrik Antsu – I would like to but probably not
Karl-Hindrik Seling – Yes! I am trying to make the environment better as a person who makes simple things that one person can do everyday example for collecting trash, reusing older stuff and many other.
Margit Vellend – I am grateful for the opportunity and definitely I will continue to seize Erasmus+ opportunities.
Marileen Laagus – Right now, no.
Meribell Puusild – Maybe. I dont know how to explain it
Viktorija Ralja – Of course, I’ll definitely start recycling more and will try to use less
Would you recommend it to your friends? If yes, why? If not, why not?
Hendrik Antsu – Yes, cause it is a fun new experience
Karl-Hindrik Seling – Absolutely, It was really cool and amazing experience that definetly changed some of our perspectives and also we made new friends, knowledge and a lot good memories.
Margit Vellend – I will definitely recommend this experience to my friends and acquaintances, because I would like them too take part in these great learning opportunities
Marileen Laagus – Yes, because it was a great opportunity to make new friends, learn how to be more eco-friendly and explore a new country.
Meribell Puusild – Sure. I mean it’s a great way to learn something new and to get new friends
Viktorija Ralja – I definitely would, it was so much fun, and I also learnt a lot. So I’m sure they would also love it
This Project was financed by European Commission’s Erasmus + Programme