A vital part of
our ongoing youthwork programme is organising international
youth exchanges for young people. These exchanges enable
the YMCA to promote issues of citizenship and develop different
types of work to facilitate the needs of young people in Body,
Mind and Spirit.
first engaged in international youth exchanges in 1993 when
exchange was initiated between the Scottish and German YMCAs following an
earlier visit, in 1989. Exchanges,
sponsored by the British Council, have continued since.
Click here to find out more about this partnership:
In 1994 we
established links with the YMCA in Regensburg, Germany.
Regensburg is a twin city of the city council in Aberdeen.
Sponsored by Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeen YMCA and CVJM
Regensburg have been able to participate in annual exchanges
since. Click here for further info on this partnership:
If you are aged
between 16-25 and would like to find out more about
opportunities to participate in international youth exchanges
then click here to find out more about our next exchange: