World Federation of the Deaf Youth Section (WFDYS), 6th WFDYS Youth Camp

6th WFDYS Youth Camp, Turkey

6th WFDYS Youth Camp, Turkey

The 17th Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) will take place in Istanbul, Turkey.

6th WFDYS Youth Camp 2015, Turkey

6th WFDYS Youth Camp 2015, Turkey

One week before the WFD congress there will be the 6th Summer Youth Camp (WFDYS) for deaf young people aged between 18 and 30 years old. This will be a great opportunity for deaf young people to get together and meet new friends.

WFD n WFDYS structure

WFD n WFDYS structure

The 6th WFDYS Youth Camp aims to:

  • Train deaf youth in organisation and leadership activities
  • Encourage networking between deaf youths from different countries
  • Promote cultural exchanges between different nationalities

The Youth Camp is held every year and every year there is a different theme. The theme this year is “Youth Beyond Diversity”.

ROME WFDYS 2013

ROME WFDYS 2013

Manifesto WFDYS CAMP CHILDREN 2014 WASHINGTON

Manifesto WFDYS CAMP CHILDREN 2014 WASHINGTON

WFDYS SPAIN VORTRAG 2007

WFDYS SPAIN VORTRAG 2007

There are many benefits for a deaf young person attending the WFDYS Youth Camp.

These include:

  • Confidence building
  • The opportunity to meet like-minded young people from all over the world.
  • The opportunity to learn about different countries’ history, politics, culture, sign languages and human rights.
  • See, meet and make friends with good deaf role models
  • Developing a positive deaf identity
  • Having fun!
WFDYS SOUTH AFRICA DURBAN 2011

WFDYS SOUTH AFRICA DURBAN 2011

Going to the youth camp can be a life changing experience for deaf young people. For more information and to check the dates next year’s youth camp, see the WFD Youth website here http://www.wfdys.org/

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