International Opportunities



“Global Week” is YWCA-YMCA Global (Norwegian) summer leadership training course. This year topic was Youth, Peace and Security with various session subjects focusing on Advocacy, Subject to Citizen, Creating Global Movement, Sustainable Development Goals and Civic Engagement. YMCA Bitola have sent four participants to this beautiful event Martin, Monika, Anastasia […]

Global Week 2019 video post from the Macedonian participants





Egyesek Coaching Training was an educational program focused on improving basic coaching and mentoring skills. It happened from 22nd to 31st of May 2019. Organized by the Egyesek Youth Association from Hungary, with its partners Smokinya Foudation, Solidarity Mission, ESTYES, L’Arca del Blues, ZigZag Prin Romania and Ticket2Europe, this event […]

Coaching Training in Hungary




Mosaic was European Voluntary Service trying to merge several different aspects of life and making them work together, blending them into one big picture. Done mostly in Bitola, it was a service project for two Spanish volunteers, Lidia and Andrea, and one Romanian, Luca. First important aspect of the whole […]

Mosaic in Bitola



    Again in Leysin, Switzerland, but from 20th September until 24th, this years Innovation’s Camp was held. The familiar setting and environment brought also the same topics: Ten Sing, the Youth and Parliament, Environment Action & Advocacy, Mental Health and Youth Empowerment. YMCA Bitola have sent former GLOW campers to […]

Innovation’s Camp in Switzerland 2018



“Here and Now was a training course for 26 youth workers from 8 countries (Bulgaria, Italy, Macedonia, Malta, Portugal, Spain, Turkey and Romania), held from 25th July-1st August 2018, in Izvoare, Maramures, Romania. A project organized by YMCA Baia Mare Association, funded by Erasmus Plus Program. Participants were of age […]

Here and now in Romania





E.S.Y.L. stands for “Empowering Summercamp Youth Leaders”, and this was the third edition. The previous edition can be seen here.   The camp in the Netherlands was an incredible experience. Its goal was to improve our skills for organizing camps and to learn new things about this area. We got […]

Empowering Summercamp Youth Leders (ESYL) #3


After returning from this event, adaptation to daily routines went OK for me, although i noticed that people tended to be drawn toward me more then usually. I also noticed within my family they’ve become more calm then usually. Similar with the coworkers, but less intensive with them. What remains […]

Caring to communicate in the Czech Republic