SMIT "CREATOR" members were participating in a YE titled ACTIVization, the community belongs to you! all co-ordinated by Memove and held in Kaunas, Lithuania.
Activization" is a youth exchange between Bulgaria,Estonia,Italy,Germany,Poland and Lithuania that will be realizedby association "MEMOVE" in Kaunas. This project will bring together 30youngsters from different backgrounds among EU countries to act together asa team. The mission of this week is to make participants more physicallyand socially active citizens of Europe and spread information about EUopportunities for young people. The main goal of this exchange is toencourage youngsters to take active role in the life of their community,provide them possibility to get new skills and knowledge and increase theirability to create projects tackling and solving the common communityproblems. To change the perception of majority is significantly importantthat people with fewer opportunities will raise their voices and stop beingsilent that they will take active role in their local communities. It ismore than important in small cities where no bridging activities asimplemented for example by NGOs or local authorities. In these cases issignificantly important that these youngsters will become active - willbecome drivers of the change and they will start to take steps to changethe situation. Team building activities will be one of the main tool ofthis education. A team sport is an activity in which a group ofindividuals, on the same team, work together to accomplish an ultimategoal. Outdoor activities and playful methods will break social, culturaland language barriers among youngsters and encourage them to work together.