Servas Youth Language Experience – 2022 in Bergamo, Northern Italy

Servas Youth Language Experience S.Y.L.E.- 2022

We are happy to inform you that the Servas Youth Language Experience will re-start in 2022!! It is a wonderful opportunity both for youngsters and for hosting families!

WHAT IS IT?

SYLE is an extended hosting for youngsters under 30 years old in Servas families or single member. If you do not have youngsters in your family, you can find some friends or neighbors to build an “hosting net”.

HOW LONG?

It can be from 1 to 4 weeks in different Servas families.

SYLE : not only a guest

Servas means to build peace through travelling and hosting. You are not an only guest but you are part of the family as active member. You have the opportunity to meet new people and friends, to have fun with them, to discover new places, to feel the atmosphere of daily life and to show and introduce your country.

SYLE: not only to learn a language

but the goal can be also to have a volunteering experience in the country you are going to visit. The volunteering is always with other youngsters, together with the hosting families or other Servas friends .

Volunteering is a way to discover different social aspects of the town/country and it is a way to contact other associations that are building peace day by day.

For youngsters from 14 to 30 years old:

Young adults under 30 and teenagers over 14 years can apply (+16 for volunteering). For minors, Servas is just putting the parents in contact : parents/families have full responsibility to agree the terms and the duration of the SYLE.

How to apply:

if you are interested, fill in the form here : (copy and paste in your browser)

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeFYvCqwrZL0dE9apZgshsqBmq0g8enPmr0NxfEL72LmDKDOA/viewform?usp=pp_url

SPECIFY the languages you speak, the level of knowledge and the language in which you want to do the SYLE.

Covid19 restrictions:

before applying check the travelling situation to/from your country. S.I. policy is valid on eventual restrictions and limit to SYLE , here: https://www.servas.org/en/news/covid-19-host-and-travel-policy-servas

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SYLE: not only to learn a language

the goal can be also to have a volunteering experience in the country you are going to visit. The volunteering is always with other youngsters, together with the hosting families or other Servas friends .

Volunteering is a way to discover different social aspects of the town/country and it is a way to contact other associations that are building peace day by day.

1st opportunity : SUMMER YOUTH CENTRE – BERGAMO PROVINCE – Italy

Do you want to be ANIMATOR/EDUCATOR with children and teenagers?

Together with a group of youngsters, you can organize activities/games in open air, swimming pool, forest and lakes exploration,. You can introduce your country, traditional games, foods and language.

Age: +16 years old

When? last week of June /1-2-3 weeks of July 2022

Duration: 1 week of volunteering plus other 1 or 2 or 3 weeks of Servas hospitality in the same or in different towns (to be agreed)

Where? Bergamo province, north Italy.

 

Registration: send your self-presentation to the address servasgiovani@gmail.com within April 2022, or earlier. you will be contacted soon.

Limited places

2nd opportunity : TOWN FESTIVAL – BERGAMO PROVINCE – Italy

Do you want to help in managing a town festival? traditional food, fun and music. together with a group of volunteers ( youngsters and adults ) you can help cooking or as waiter/waitress, or in games and animation.

Age: +16 years old

When? 1-10 September 2022

Duration: minimum 3 days of volunteering plus other 1 or 2 or 3 weeks of Servas hospitality -flexible-in the same or in different towns (to be agreed)

Where? Bergamo province, north Italy.

Registration: send your self-presentation to the address servasgiovani@gmail.com within April 2022, or earlier. you will be contacted soon.

Limited places

for any question you can contact us: rota.raffaella2022@gmail.com or servasgiovani@gmail.com