Awesome and healthy? Challenge accepted! | AEGEE Summer Universities 2013
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Awesome and healthy? Challenge accepted!
AEGEE-Tartu
Type Summer Course (SC)
Thematic category Other
Theme Healthy Lifestyle
In cooperation with Health4Youth Project
Cities visited Tartu, Viljandi, Pärnu, Tallinn
Dates
From Tuesday, July 23rd
To Saturday, August 3rd
Event fee 110€
Participants 20
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Optional fee 40€
Optional fee used for canoeing trip; thermal baths and saunas; adventure park visit
Alternative programme to the optional fee free time at the beach, swimming, shopping, games
Confirmation Send copy of the ticket AND pay 50% of the fee in advance
Lodging Gym; sleeping bag and mattress needed
Provided meals Breakfast, lunch
Course level Beginner
Teachers Health students, members of Health4Youth project
Course lectures and workshops in open-air and in classrooms
Timetable 14 hours per week, 24 hours in total
Equipment sportswear
Contact email su.tartu.2013gmail.com
Coordinator phone +37253404696
University support No
Suitable for disabled participants No
Languages used English
Activities
* City tours
* Canoeing
* Photohunt game
* Estonian Olympics
* Sauna
* Dancing traditional dances
* Massage workshop
* Workshops about eco foods, health
* Visiting science center AHHAA
* Biking
* Swimming, sunbathing
* Bonfire night with stars watching
* Visiting Estonian biggest FOLK music festival in Viljandi
* Estonian language workshop
Ideal participant
We are looking for active, open-minded, curious young people, who are interested in healthy lifestyle or want to increase their knowledge about it. If you like spending time in the nature and have an active lifestyle with a piece of Estonian fun in it, this SU is just for you!

Event description
Fun fact! Did you know that Estonia is the country with a cleanest air? Perhaps the reasons for that are the vast and green forests, blue waters and beautiful nature, that covers the most of the country. Nowadays in Estonia a lot of young people adopt a healthier lifestyle and in this Summer University AEGEE-Tartu is going to show you why. Together with the Health4Youth Project, AEGEE-Tartu will organize an amazing week full of healthy and fun activities. We will show you that having a healthier lifestyle is actually cool and easy to adopt. If you are looking for an active vacation for the body, mind and the soul, this is the SU for you! So not only will you have an awesome time, you will also learn how to make healthy improvements to your life and all that in pure Summer University style. We also discover Estonia from the South to the North, from East to the West - we will visit 4 different cities. Among those are Tartu, the main student city, bohemian town Viljandi, Pärnu the Summer Capital with the beautiful far stretching beaches next to the Baltic Sea and Tallinn, the capital and the beating heart of Estonia. Be ready to make new friends, to earn to live more healthier, explore awesome places and mainly have the most amazing time during this summer. Just a handful of activities will be canoeing in the national preserve of Estonia, sauna, massage and cooking workshops, bike trip in the nature, nightly bonfire festivities and much more!
Let’s have a glass of Terviseks (for the health)!

Tallinn

Tallinn is the capital of Estonia, best known for its beautiful heart shaped Old Town. It is the oldest city in Northen Europe, which is situated on the shore of the Gulf of Finland and belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage list. Tallinn is a city of history, which can give you a tour from medievals to the present.

Pärnu

Pärnu is a city in southwestern Estonia on the coast of Pärnu Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Riga in the Baltic Sea. It is a popular summer vacation resort with many hotels, spas, restaurants and large golden sand beaches. The Pärnu River flows through the city and drains into the Gulf of Riga. The enthralling nature of Pärnu County offering ample, quality opportunities for active holidays, supplements the greenery of city parks and boulevards.

Viljandi

Founded in 1283, Viljandi is a small town filled with ancient and historic atmosphere. The town is surrounded by beautiful nature, including Lake Viljandi lying between valleys. The town has a breathtaking hanseatic culture, offering traditional and international events like Viljandi FOLK music festival and Hanseatic days each year. Peace, romance and adventure is something what everyone can find in Viljandi's culture and nature.

Tartu

Tartu is the second largest city in Estonia, known as the capital of the kissing students. It is situated in the south of Estonia beside the river called Emajõgi. Every year thousands of freshmen come to this city to start a new chapter in their life, which fills the streets with hope, fun and student romance.
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