Antonio Alaminos -Castor Precavido  07/07/2008  20:54:27

The Scout Academy.

CEULAJ, Mollina (Málaga), 20-26 de octube 2008.

Fuente: Web OMMS, 7-7-2008.

In response to resolution (9/2007) expressed by 19th Scout Conference this event will deliver a focussed and integrated solution to the needs of NSOs. The event will cover a range of flexible and focussed support giving participants the valuable opportunity to network within and between areas of work. The content will consist of stimulating topics of great relevance to Scouting including innovation and new methods.
The event is organised over a week, from Monday to Sunday. Participants are free to arrive anytime during the event, according to the modules they plan to attend. The Academy will consist of different modules allowing participants to choose their own learning experience and time commitment.

To provide the space for sharing, challenging concepts and ways of thinking, exploring possibilities and developing new knowledge and practice.

20th – 26th October 2008

The Academy will take place at CEULAJ (Centre for European and Latin American Youth Studies), Mollina, Malaga, Spain.
The centre is equipped with the latest technology and has multiple places for sessions, trainings, discussion groups and study areas
The accommodation is in single or twin rooms of an acceptable standard – equivalent of 2 keys standard for hostels. The venue will allow for participants to bring close family or partners, including children. It is hoped that there will a nice opportunity for them to visit the wealth of the culture of Andalucia – Granada, the Alhambra, the beaches of the Costa del Sol.

The application form, or photocopies, should be mailed or faxed to the World Scout Bureau - European Regional Office or e-mailed to by September 12th 2008.
If the application is sent by e-mail, please send it through your national office or international commissioner (to confirm the support from your national association). Applications received directly from individuals will be referred back to the International Commissioner.

Participation fee
The participation fee will not exceed 50 Euros / day. The exact amount will be advised in a separate mailing.
The fee covers all accommodation and meals for 24 hours, programme materials and documentation as well as the cost of travel between the Malaga Airport and the venue.
Bank details for paying the event participation fee will be reported to all participants by the Academy acceptance letter.

The event will be held in English (assistance for French speakers available with the support from associations).

Travel arrangements
Once participants have been selected, they will receive acceptance letters (by 15 September 2008), they should make their own travel arrangements and obtain a visa, if necessary. If you require an official invitation to obtain a visa, please indicate this clearly on your application form. Please be aware, that it may take up to six weeks to obtain a visa, so please send your visa form with the application form in order to allow sufficient time for that process.
Detailed travel information will be included in the information package to be sent to participants with the acceptance letter.

Additional information
If you need any further information please contact Radu Stinghe, WSB - European Regional Office on e-mail

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