Learning with all the senses: Exploring nature!
Goethe Summer Camp 2019

Sommer Camp in Ano Chora Φωτ.: George Papantoniou

July 5 to 14, 2019
Ano Chora, Nafpaktos

Into the adventure! Would you like to explore the traces of nature together with international students from nine countries, and find out their views on it? Would you like to take part in imaginative workshops and be active in nature? Then our 10-day Goethe Summer Camp is just what you are looking for. The camp will take place in Ano Chora, a picturesque area in the mountains near Nafpaktos.

In the summer camp you will actively experience and explore your surrounding environment, you will collaborate with other students on small nature projects and you will learn German interactively through theme oriented, cross-disciplinary workshops. The regular use of the German language and the fascinating and motivating activities will enable you to improve your language skills within a short time.

The camp themes, content and activities are diverse and adjusted according to your age group. Small hikes, an exploration in Ano Chora as well as a one-day excursion to Nafpaktos are also part of the camp programme.

Compose a motivational letter and win your participation at this 10-day international Goethe Summer Camp 2019!

What makes it worthwhile to take part in the competition?

You will have the opportunity to,
  • deal with the subject of nature and environmental awareness,
  • meet and exchange with other young people from different countries,
  • take part in project related workshops while improving your German language knowledge.
To take part at the international Goethe Summer Camp 2019:
  1. compose a motivational letter, no longer than 150 words, and explain why you would like to take part at the summer camp.
  2. Send us your motivational letter as a PDF or Word document at:
    Elena Diou
    Goethe-Institut Cyprus

A jury will select the best applications. With some luck you will be the winner from Cyprus, who will get to take part!

This is what the jury will pay attention to:

Content: You are in a position to explain well why you wish to take part at the international Goethe Summer Camp 2019.

Language: You use your knowledge of the German language well. Authenticity and comprehensibility play a more important role than grammatically perfect German.


  1. You send your motivational letter accompanied by a filled in application form by May 19, 2019 at:
    Elena Diou
    Goethe-Institut Cyprus
  2. You have not previously taken part in a summer camp by the Goethe-Institut in Greece.
  3. You are between 12 and 14 years old.
  4. Your German language level is A22.
  5. You are open for conversations and contact with German language learners from other countries, you are willing to cooperate and like to learn from one another.
  6. You enjoy working independently as well as in groups.
  7. You can travel on the stated dates.

Scholarship scope

  • Travel to and from Ano Chora, Nafpaktos
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Health insurance
  • Framework programme
  • Workshops and project lessons

The winners will be notified by June 2, 2019

We look forward to receiving your applications!