Lithuania

Lietuvos kuno kulturos akademijos turistu klubas “Altus”
Kaunas, Lithuania
Contact: www.altus.lt info@altus.lt

Youth association – Tourism club “ALTUS” is established in year 2003 and consists of young 14-26 years old people. Organization is oriented in youth interests. The main thing is to have a wish to learn something new and to spend a good time. Tourism club “ALTUS” organizes trainings, seminars based on non-formal education principles and methods for youth. Our organization also organizes a lot of outdoor activities for youth (hiking, rafting, and climbing and so on). One of them is for challenge, experience and learning, another just for rest and good time. Also we organize cultural camps, and other activities. We prepare groups of young tourists; organize courses, seminars, lectures, culture events, meetings, concerts, video and photos exhibitions. We do this activities in regional and international (exchange, trainings and other projects with our partners in Europe) levels.

Our objectives are popularize tourism, develop tourism as tool for active relaxation and recreation, attract young people in to the club for co-operation and participation, promote youth to know nature and culture, distinguish active travel forms that fortifies one’s health, endurance, a high moral culture, organize hikes in Lithuania and other countries, organize and participate in sport and tourism sport competitions, render organizational and methodical assistance for sport and tourism, educational organizations, prepare courses, seminars, lectures, culture events, meetings, concerts, video and photos exhibitions, displays of tourism inventor creation and production.

Our organization have a lot of experience and knowledge’s in organizing youth exchanges, trainings and other international projects. Also our organization has a lot of experience in participating in international and intercultural projects in European countries and other countries. Our organization is a member of international projects network.

Our organization role in this project as sending organization is participation in all project implementation stages from the creation of the project idea, preparing the project to implementation planning, organizing and implementing the project idea it’s content and organizing processes for youth personal growth through non-formal education methods.

From our organization side we are taking the responsibility properly prepare the youth workers group for this project, prepare participants for the intercultural learning process, tolerance, all different – all equal principles, and ensure the group participation in the project program.

During and after our participation on this project we will disseminate and ensure visibility of the project and its results within our partnership networks. We will also try to have strong online impact by sharing project and its results on our website and social network profiles.

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