2014 and 2015 Global Youth Summit
This year promises to be another exciting chapter for the popular Global Youth Summit series of UIAA youth events where young mountaineers from around the world come together to climb, promote peace and cooperation between countries and work on the protection of the environment.
Watch this space for further details about both winter and summer camps. We will continue to add events as details become available.
2015 GYS Events
The goal of the Youth Leader Training Seminar is to create a Balkan team, which can work with youth in the region and beyond. The program enables youth leaders to learn skills to lead youth groups in the mountains
Mountaineering & Climbing Association of Georgia with the Club Mountain Traveller (CMT) invite young members of the UIAA Associations to the International Youth Mountaineering School in Georgia. This event will take place in the Mount Kazbek region.
This special sport and cultural event takes place in Russia (12-17 July 2015 and Switzerland (18 July – 2 August 2015) to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first ascent to Mount Matterhorn (Switzerland), the 285th birth anniversary of the great Russian general Alexander Suvorov and the 70th anniversary of the end of the World War II.
A popular Global Youth Summit camp in the south of France where young climbers from around the world practice many forms of canyoning, caving and rock climbing including single and multi-pitch routes on different types of rock, granite or limestone.
Organized by the Erzurum Metropolitan municipality, this festival is for those who enjoy ice climbing and mountaineering, adventure and nature. Whatever your level there is something for you including a chance to meet young climbers from around the world.
2014 GYS Events
The Mountain Club of South Africa organises this annual GYS Youth Leader Training Camp in the Magaliesberg mountain region where participants learn leadership and safety skills while taking part in mountain walking and rock climbing activities.
This Festival is for those who love rock climbing and mountaineering, adventure and nature. It starts in the Shikhan region (Urals) in Russia and concludes in Turkey with the ascent of Mt. Ararat in Turkey.
Full report about the event can be downloaded here.
This youth climbing and trekking camp is a great opportunity to explore three active volcanoes situated in the Mediterranean sea. Young people from different countries also learn from each other, share new
experiences, develop teamwork and raise awareness about the need to protect a beautiful region. Activity report here.
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