„YMCA Europe is a working fellowship to strengthen movements where people grow in body, mind and spirit.“


Colors against discrimination

Category: National movements events
Date: 1st August 2021 - 9th August 2021
Place: Storkow near Berlin, Germany

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Date Camp: 01-09.08.2021
Place: Storkow near Berlin www.cvjm-camp.de
Language: English
Participants: voluntary youth workers 16 – 25 years, including refugees + migrants
Preparation Weekend: 19-21.03.2021 (1 leader + 1 participant from each nation)

Theme: Colors against discrimination


  • get to know each other and present your youth work practice
  • explore youth work with refugees and migrants
  • discover diversity as a resource in youth work through experimental learning
  • new models for Christian youth work, which are beneficial for the development of social skills and personality building
  • network and arrange future cooperation
  • document and share new experiences of youth work
  • experienced participants of previous camps share their know-how


Participants are working in Plenary, Workshops and Courses on the theme, sharing their youth work experiences and learn and reflect new ways of Christian youth work. We are planning input on special themes + methods:

  • Intercultural Dialog & Understanding, YMCA youth work training
  • Outdoor-Experiences & Treehouse
  • Experiential learning in Sport and Movement
  • Music, Dance, Drama, Camp Band
  • Multi Media

Hosting Organization: CVJM-Westbund, Germany
Leaders: Beate Turck, Markus Rapsch, Volker Kamin
Participant fee: approx.. 150,- Euro
Airport: Frankfurt

Travel expenses are to participants or sending YMCA. Erasmus+ travel refund for EU partners: Depending on the distance.

Countries part of the Erasmus+ application: Germany, Czech Republic, Iceland, Ireland, Scotland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Denmark and Malta.

Contact: Markus Rapsch - Michelstadt2020[at]cvjm-westbund.de