Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one, wild and precious life?” (Mary Oliver)

International Youth exchange
“Maison en Paille” @ Essertfallon-Switzerland from the 13th to the 24th April 2017

“One Wild Life in Action ” is an International Youth exchange that will take place in the “Maison en Paille” of Essertfallon- Switzerland from the 13th to the 24th April 2017, including travel days.

For applying go to the following questionnaire:

The “One Wild Life in Action” wants to provide fresh perspectives, new ideas and inspiration concerning questions we ask ourselves many times: “What to do with my life? Which path shall I choose? Shall I go for that job or rather further education? Is that internship really that valuable?” And so on… but had not received sufficient support to respond them properly.
We will follow the threefold approach of “Head, Hand, Heart” by integrating intellectual understanding, emotional impact and engagement as well as the aspect of taking action and implementing ideas in practice. We will develop self-confidence, self-esteem, capacity to work together within a group/community setting, develop and implement ideas will enable to develop the own creative ideas into successful projects!

“One Wild Life in Action” is a youth exchange for 24 young adults from Hungary, Italy, The Netherlands and Switzerland.
Each group will be composed by 6 participants. A group leader with no age limit and 4 young participants aged between 18 and 25.

The course is organized by the association “Les Coccinelles” and will be partly funded by the transitional solution for the Erasmus+ by the Swiss Confederation.

Food and accommodation will be fully granted.
The travel costs will be covered up to 300.- swiss francs for Hungarian, Italian and Dutch participants and up to 50.- swiss francs for Swiss participants.
We would like to ask you to contribute with a free donation on a sliding scale between 50.- and 200.- swiss francs for trainers and organisers of the project.

“One Wild Life in Action” is a residential course and it will be held in English.

Apply by the 4th of March 2017.

For Hungarian applicants: besides filling in this questionnaire, please write a short email to Réka Livits (, representative of Pandora Association (the Hungarian partner organisation of the project) with the following details: your name and how did you hear about the exchange. To be able to get selected as participants for the exchange you need to get in touch with Pandora Association.

Selection of participants will happen within the 20th March 2017.

Owl in Action will propose some of the tools and method of the HeART of Change project.

For any questions write to Les Coccinelles association: