Young Friends of the Earth Europe Summer Camp 2016

Young Friends of the Earth Europe Summer Camp 2016

This summer, Young Friends of the Earth Europe, Friends of the Earth Scotland and Glasgow University Climate Action are joining forces to bring together 80 young people, from across Europe, Scotland and beyond for a week of skill-sharing and campaign training in Scotland.

This is one of the biggest and most exciting annual events that Young Friends of the Earth Europe (Young FoEE) run, and it’s a great opportunity for young people to learn about new topics, build campaigning skills/ capacity and get more actively involved with Young FoEE.

Applications are open until 10th of June. Those interested should register online at:

For more information about the summer camp you can visit the official announcement of YFOEE ( or contact Emma Jayne by email at For more information about the trip to Scotland contact Zivile at


Summer Camp Details

When: 18 – 24th of July 2016

Where: In Jock Neish Scouting Centre, located in the east of Scotland, next to the little town of Forfar in Angus

What: A week-long programme of networking; skill-sharing; campaign training; learning about climate justice, food, agriculture, and other environmental justice topics; action planning; nature & outdoor activities; delicious vegan meals; and having fun with more than 80 other activists from all over Europe!

Accommodation & Facilities: There will be outdoor camping (bring your own tents) and also some limited spaces indoors (please specify on your application form if you require to be indoors for accessibility or other reasons). All food & accommodation costs will be covered by Young FoEE.

Travel costs: Although we have some budget to cover travel costs for participants to the summer camp, we know travel to Scotland is going to be expensive. We aim to cover 75% of all travel costs. We want to make sure that people who need a full travel reimbursement to participate get it.