Summary

This hiking mobility offers not only a physical challenge but also a mental and emotional journey, providing an escape from the modern world and daily routines, and offering opportunities to connect with the environment in meaningful ways.

Participants will explore the peaceful landscapes of Krkonoše Mountains, discovering the varied characteristics of different terrains and environmental conditions.

The core of this program is its ability to unlock new experiences, inspiring participants to embrace a more active and conscious lifestyle. It serves as a platform for growth, learning, and rediscovery within the context of hidden natural gems of Czechia – the Krkonoše Mountains.

Participant Profile

  • Resident or citizen from any of these countries: Czechia, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Portugal.

  • Enjoys hiking and exploring new environments.

  • No prior experience is required, but a basic level of physical fitness is necessary to complete the hikes.

  • Fully available to participate throughout the duration of the whole program.
  • Currently not receiving any funds from the European Union (e.g.: participating in an Erasmus exchange program within University)

Location and Venue

The program will take place in Rokytnice nad Jizerou at Chata pod Lipami. Participants will be accommodated in shared rooms, housing 4-6 individuals, with room assignments based on international diversity and separated by gender.

Each participant will be served three meals a day: breakfast, packed lunch, and dinner, starting with dinner on June 27th and concluding with breakfast and packed lunch on June 30th.

Dietary preferences or restrictions should be provided during the application process to ensure meals are prepared accordingly.

Accommodation and three daily meals are funded by the Erasmus+ program of the European Union.

Activity Schedule

Useful information

  • Participation costs: There are no participation costs. Accommodation and three daily meals are funded by the Erasmus+ program of the European Union. However all participants are responsible for their own travel costs. To avoid last-minute cancelations, participants who are selected are required to pay a 30 € deposit to confirm their participation. The money is sent back after the activity.

  • Travel: The 27th and the 30th of June are designated travel days. The Portuguese team will travel by plane, while other teams will use bus, train, or shared car transportation. Once participants are selected, project coordinators will collaborate on developing a travel itinerary.

  • Health & Insurance: We do not organize insurance for our participants. If they wish to have coverage, participants must arrange insurance for themselves. However, we ask all participants to bring their European Health Insurance Cards, which can be used if they need hospital care.

  • What to bring: Identification card or passport, towel, Czech Crowns as pocket money to buy personal items (we recommend to bring cash since there might not be an ATM near the venue), speaker, board games, comfortable and enough clothes for the days of the activity and for outdoor activities as well (according to the weather forecast), hiking shoes, hat, sunscreen, water bottle, rain jacket, small backpack (20 l).

  • Terms & Conditions: Detailed terms and conditions can be found at www.e29.eu/terms-and-conditions.

  • Q&A: Have doubts? Reach us through our social media channels (Instagram or Facebook).

  • Note: We made some changes to our application portal. Even if you already created an account, you might need to click “Sign up now”, validate your email, and create a password. All your previous data will be synchronized through your email address.

How to Take Part?

Sign in to your account or if you don’t have one sign up now and apply.

Deadline to apply: 31.05.2024

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