“Over the hedge” in Netherlands

Title: “Over the hedge”

Who: 1 group leader (18-21 years old) and 5 participants (16-19 years old)

When: 06 – 19 July, 2022  (06th of June is the arrival day & 19th of June is the departure day of the project, departure before 10:00)

Where: Ommen, the Netherlands

Travel reimbursement: up to 275 euros

Over the (H)edge is a project about exploring simple ways on how to work together with others, creating a common living space and designing various games outside in nature. The idea of the project is to create a playful environment in which you will be encouraged to explore your own capabilities, to put your values into practice and be inspired by yourself and others.


During these dynamic 12 days you will have the chance to discover:

  • how you can include yourself in a group
  • what are your unique strengths and how can you use them
  • how to cooperate with others towards a common goal
  • how you can connect with others from different countries
  • how to guide your own learning
  • how to develop activities from the idea till realisation
  • how to do all this in a sustainable community created by you and all the others

You will:

  • play and learn outside in different settings;
  • create a common living space with the rest of the group;
  • discover practical ways how to include yourself and others;
  • create and organise games/activities for each other;
  • go on a hiking/biking/rafting adventure in the Netherlands;
  • share your learnings within an intercultural group;
  • have an unforgettable summer experience!


Accomodation: Olde Vechte Foundation, Ommen, the Netherlands

Address: Zeesserweg 12 7731BG Ommen, The Netherlands

For more information regarding the accommodation:  https://oldevechte.com/accommodation/

  • There is a 75 euros participation fee for the Youth Exchange, which you can pay from your reimbursement. For example: the travel cost is 150 euros, you will get 275 euros. With 125 euros that are left, you are able to pay the participation fee of 75 euros and still keep 50 euros for yourself.
  • If you are selected, we will send a Confirmation Letter to you with more information regarding your participation.

Please fill the form here: https://forms.gle/7dnkEUwA4ua2q7ar8

Good luck!

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