GROW Camp 2016

GROW Camp - Girls Rock Our World - We have EXTENDED our GROW Camp application deadline to JUNE 19th! So there is still time to apply for those who in the heat of end of school year rush could not send in their forms

Summer Leadership Camp for High School Girls

July 2 - 7, 2016

The American Corner Debrecen is pleased to announce a call for applications for GROW - Girls Rock Our World Summer Camp for Hungarian high school girls.

Would you like to become a leader in your community? Do you have big plans for the future? Are you interested in international relations, social work and project management?   

Sharpen your communication and leadership skills and build your confidence in the GROW Camp where you can learn from American diplomats, university staff and Hungarian professionals and alumni.

The Camp will take place between  July 2 - 7, 2016 in Debrecen and in Hortobagy National Park (World Heritage Site). 15 Hungarian high school girls will have the opportunity to participate.  The camp will be entirely run in English. 

For successful applicants; all costs will be covered by the organizers, except for campers' pocket money.

The program will consist of workshops and presentations in the following topics: human rights and democracy, leadership, media, civil society, women studies, women empowerment, digital age and self-management in the virtual world,  etc. Apart from these sessions, team building games, art and sport activities will also be an integral part of the camp (horse riding, art workshops, environmental topics, American culture etc.) 

Who is eligible to apply?

- Hungarian high school student girls (anywhere in Hungary),
- applicants must be enrolled in secondary school in September 2016 to be eligible for participation
- only first-time applicants will be considered
- with at least mid-intermediate level of English (both written and oral),
- who have shown talent and leadership in their communities (active volunteer, member of student organizations, etc), 
- and are enthusiastic and motivated to learn and challenge themselves.

How to apply?  

- Fill out the application form below and send it to no later than the extended application deadline June 19, 2016

Please attach a photo of yourself in JPEG format too. (If you have problems downloading the form, don't hesitate to e-mail us!)

When you are filling out the  form please remember that we would like to find out why you are interested in this leadership camp. The primary aim of the camp is not improving your English, but teaching you other skills. 

Please download the application from here:
GROW Camp 2016 ​Application  Form 

Please, answer every question in at least 4-5 sentences.

- Be ready for a brief conversation in English following the application deadline either in person or on the phone.