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EDA Youth Camp

Are you dyslexic and between 18 – 28 years old? Join us in Malta in 2016!

 Last summer, a group of European young adults with dyslexia and/or dyscalculia, came together for a week in Würzburg, Germany for the second time in the European Youth Project. Participants from Germany, Spain, Great Britain, Turkey and Switzerland joined in workshops, study visits and social activities in the beautiful surroundings of Würzburg. In 2016, the successful event returns.

Following the success of Youth camps in England and Germany, EDA has the pleasure of announcing a new international youth camp (Youth aged 18-28 years) for European youth with dyslexia. This time it will be held Between July 23 and July 30, 2016 in Malta.

This youth camp intends to provide the context for European Youth (from all over Europe) with Dyslexia to come together. We want to again give youth the
possibility to improve their knowledge of English and give them
confidence in communicating in English. Youth will have the opportunity to share their experiences in a supportive setting and get the chance to make international friends.

What to expect

Picture of Malta
By Frank Vincentz (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

You will have the opportunity to participate in different workshops. The theme of these workshops will be building our self-confidence and self-esteem. The programme includes exploring the islands of both Malta and Gozo as well as free time for swimming and relaxation. In the evenings you will spend time together with your new friends at barbecues on the beach, playing board games, film fora and free time. English will be the language in use during workshops and free time. Cost of the week (Excluding travelling to and from Malta) will be 350 euro. Further details will be provided by February 2016.

Every event and workshop is held in English and you will get a lot of oppurtunities to train your English skills. .

I am really looking forward to next year, when I hope to see familiar faces and also new faces in the project. I hope the experience this project has given me, will in the future give others the same and will continue to grow as a project. I’ve learnt to roll my “r’s”, putting “li” at the end of each word to make it sound Swiss and to communicate with actions. It just shows that an international week like this, language barriers do not stand in the way of true friendships. Emily from London, participant in the 2015 Germany Youth Camp

Register today!

If you are between 18 and 28 years of age at the time of the Youth camps start, you are welcome to register now for a week you will never forget! There is a maximum of 100 participants and it's a first-come-first-served basis.

Limited places left

If interested in the EDA youth camp, kindly contact The Malta Dyslexia Association directly as places are limited
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It is very important that your are between 18 and 28 years old and with a profile of dyslexia. This information is required on the registration form

Further early flight bookings will make a huge difference in cost of travelling so we encourage you to book and confirm your flights as early as possible.

Once you get the confirmation that you are one of the first 100, your place will be provisionally booked for 15 days . This will allow you time to process payment. Your place will be lost if payment is not effected during this 15-day window. Bank transfer details will be sent in the confirmation letter.

Cliffs at Malta
"Malta: Gozo, Azure Window" by Berit Watkin is licensed under CC BY 2.0

When and were?

The European Youth project takes place between Saturday July 23, 2016 and ends on Saturday July 30, 2016. in Malta. 

Accomodation and fees

The accommodation is not yet determined. Please check back in late February.

The fee for the whole week is €350, including accomodation, meals and joint activities.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included in the fee. You will only need pocket money for personal expenses or activities during your free time.

 Press

Read a german article about the project

Report from 2014: "A week in Würzburg"

Emily from London, England, participated in the project 2014 and has written a report of her experiences.

Read it now and learn more