Name of the project: “Walk on the wild side” Youth Exchange
Date: 11th – 20th September 2023
City/Country: Recoaro Terme, Italy
What was the main topic of the event?
Evelin Tanis – Reconnecting with nature, sports outdoors.
Jaanika Roos – Hiking.
Aire Randalu – Outdoor activities and hiking.
Rudolf Tamm – Promoting sport and outdoor activities as a means to achieve a healthy lifestyle.
Siim-Rasmus Lindau – Being outside, hiking.
Kärt Liiva – The main topic was hiking and to get to know other cultures.
What were the biggest learning moments of the event for you?
Evelin Tanis – Rock climbing, new energizers.
Jaanika Roos – Communication with people.
Aire Randalu – I refound my appreciation for hiking outdoors and specifically in the mountains. Its something that is not possible to do in Estonia so I loved that.
Rudolf Tamm – Going out of my comfort zone by doing things I wouldn’t do at home.
Siim-Rasmus Lindau – Learning to communicate with different people.
Kärt Liiva – For me it was speaking in English mainly. You had to do so much work in English.
Do you have any plans to continue being active in the field? If yes, in which way?
Evelin Tanis – Yes, hiking (although not in the mountains so often) will be bigger part of my life.
Jaanika Roos – Yes, I want to participate in other projects.
Aire Randalu – I am considering either doing more public hikes or writing a project of the same kind.
Rudolf Tamm – Yes, by being more physically active on my own.
Siim-Rasmus Lindau – I plan to join more Erasmus+ projects and I took a liking to be more outside.
Kärt Liiva – Yes, i would really like to become volunteer. I love how people are spending so much time for young people.
Would you recommend this experience to your friends? If yes, why? If no, why not?
Evelin Tanis – Yes, I would. I got to meet new people from other countries, the experience was mostly well organized, it was different from other YEs because of multiple outdoor activities.
Jaanika Roos – Yes, because I think that it is an incredible experience and everyone should try it.
Aire Randalu – Of course – its a great way to find what you want to do while meeting people of all kind, learning about other cultures and finding new connections.
Rudolf Tamm – Yes, beacause it’s a really cool/fun experience and it is very good for self-development.
Siim-Rasmus Lindau – Yes, the experience was fun and educational
Kärt Liiva – Absolutely yes, because i think this experience will change your way of seeing the world and helps you to think more outside of the box.
Other comments or anything else you would like to share? You can answer in your mother tongue if you want!
Jaanika Roos – Make projects on school holidays too, so it’s better to participate for students.
Kärt Liiva – I’m really glad for this experience i had!! Thank you.