Youth of Szécsény

Youth of Szécsény

Apply ASAP latest until 20th of July!

We invite you to join us and be part of the extraordinary Youth of Szécsény international voluntary camp of Egyesek together with 30 international and Hungarian local young people! By participating you will be a creator of a wonderfully diverse community who live and work together all along the 16 days of the camp. During the activities you will get chance to contribute in our mission: create equal opportunity to rural children and youth in order to increase the quality of their lives.
Youth of Szécsény international voluntary camp takes place in Hollókő, the heart of palóc culture which belongs to the world heritage.


You are going to be in Creative Space Center from 30th of July until 16th of August.

The main activities are organizing intercultural and creative learning sessions in 5 villages to local children and youth. As well you will be part of community actions in and around Hollókő.



16 days together with 30 fellow volunteers from all over the world. Intercultural learning experience by living and working together in the busy community center called Creative Space . Unforgettable summer by exploring the rich cultural heritage of Nógrád county which is one of the poorest regions in Hungary.


English speaking creative workshops for local children and youth who are living in deep poverty: playing games,introducing your culture, dancing, making photos and videos, doing handcrafts. Voluntary actions to maintain Creative Space and tackle local needs. Two days of holiday to have fun by many different ways; party, open air camping, doing sports, hiking, biking, creating your own cinema or theatre,making your own plan. Official closing event where high-profile representativesare coming to see and acknowledge your results.


Three days preparation: teambuilding games, workshops, information about European Solidarity Corps, International Voluntary Service, Alliance and CCIVS networks.
Professional mentors and youth workers take care of your personal and professional development: organize mentor meetings, run practicals and create safety. Hungarian language and creative workshops two times in a week.
The support team is ready to help you in the creative learning workshops and organize the practicals in order to have a wonderful two weeks with full of joy and excitement.



You will live in a community accommodation called Creative Space Training Center surroundedby the beautiful nature. This is a 3 level stone building with 4-6 bedded rooms which all have its own showers and toilets.
The address of the accommodation is: 31 Orgonastreet, 3176 Hollókő, Hungary.
You can check the place online:
GPS coordinates: 47.99372,19.591391
In the building of the group accommodation you can find kitchen, dining room, common social area and the laundry room. Washing machine, internet, cooking and sport equipment, bikes are provided.


Cooking will be done by a professional chef. Those who indicated their special diet in the application form get proper food according to their diet.


You are responsible to organize your own travel and cover the expenses to Budapest. From Budapest, there will be an organized bus to Creative Space. We ask you to arrive to Budapest on the 30th July as early as possible and leave 16th July as late as possible to/from Budapest in order to arrange a bus for you conveniently.
After the activity we are going to reimburse your travel costs up to the limits below. We are going to specify the limits once you applied and we accepted your application. In order to get the reimbursement please keep all the documents connected to your travel. Here you find the complete guidelines for travel reimbursement:


You will receive 80€ as a pocket money in the beginning of the camp.