Short Term Exchange Program 2011 (summercamp)

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} Land & Water

Discover the Netherland by land and water




Rotary club Epe and Cuijk } from Saturday 2 July 2011 until Saturday 16 July 2011

We are pleased to invited you for the Short Term Exchange Program 2011 organized by Rotary club Epe and Rotary club Cuijk. We designed a challenging, varied and balanced program to give you in short term a good impression about the Netherlands.

There will be city trips, (sport)activities, museums, tour, theme park visits, and a wonderful sailing trip! And of course enough time to relax and stay with your host family.

Host Country


The Netherlands

Host Clubs


Rotary club Epe (2 July 2011 - 9 July 2011)



Rotary club Cuijk (9 July 2011 - 16 July 2011)



Saturday 2 July 2011. Preferable between 9 AM and 17 PM.

Airport Schiphol main airport. Eindhoven airport.

Railway Utrecht central station. Rotary Club Epe representative will provide for welcome and escort service from airport/railway station.

Aim of Camp


Introduction to north/east Netherlands and Sailing on Lake IJssel (IJsselmeer)



1st week - Hosted by the Rotary club “Epe” and visiting several (cultural) viewpoints in the north/east part of The Netherlands.



2nd week - Hosted bij the Rotary club Cuijk and making a sailing experience on lake IJssel (IJsselmeer or formerly Zuiderzee).



Total 17, preferably equal number of girls and boys. Limited to one or two participants per country.



16 - 17 years



English – good level



1st week - Rotarian Epe Home stay.



2nd week - Rotarian Cuijk home stay the first two days. Then five days of sailing experience. Hereafter lodging by Rotarians and say goodbye after the farewell party.

All activities will be assisted by Rotarian members or sailing assistants.

Closing event


There will be a barbecue and farewell party at the closing of this international meeting between international cultures.



Saturday 16 July, 2010. Preferably between 11 AM and 16 PM.

Airport Schiphol main airport, Eindhoven airport,

Railway Arnhem central station or Utrecht central station.

Rotary Club Cuijk representative will provide escort service to airport/station.

Contact RC Epe


Bertjan Schrader

tel. +31 578 84 23 80

mob. +31 6 51 61 93 21


Contact RC Cuijk


Henk Schreurs

tel. +31 485 38 56 55

mob. +31 6 53 16 48 22




Before and during the stay we will provide every member an login code for an social media account. Like Facebook and/or Twitter. This way you will be able to communicate with other members (and your family during the stay) with messages and photographs.


Agenda 1st week } from Saturday 2 July 2011 until Saturday 9 July 2011

Saturday 2 July


Arrival at airport or Railway station. Transfer to Epe and introduction to the host family. At evening an welcome diner.

Sunday 3 July


To the “Open Air museum” in Arnhem. The Netherlands Open Air Museum is a National museum focusing on the culture associated with the everyday lives of ordinary people.

Monday 4 July


City trip to Zwolle.

Tuesday 5 July


At morning “klootschieten” and the afternoon time for yourself.

At evening meeting other Rotary members at our club meeting. Including a change of government.

Wednesday 6 July


Visiting the famous Kröller-Müller museum, National Park The Hoge Veluwe and the St. Hubertus Hunting Lodge.öller-Müller_Museum

Thursday 7 July


Tour of the three provinces of Drenthe, Friesland and Flevoland (Polder). With visits to different interesting spots. At evening Pitch & Putt.

Friday 8 July


Visiting an wastewater treatment facility at the “Waterschap” in Apeldoorn. Explanation about “fighting the water”. Afternoon free. At evening farewell party at the residence of an Rotarian

Saturday 9 July


Transfer to Rotary club Cuijk.

This agenda is preliminary and subject to change.


Agenda 2nd week } from Saturday 9 July 2011 until Saturday 16 July 2011

Saturday 9 July


Transfer from Rotary club Epe

Welcome party.

Sunday 10 July


Making daytrip to fun park and relax.

Monday 11 July - Friday 15 July


The sailing experience start in the northern part of the Netherlands on the sailing ship “Admiraal van Kinsbergen”. This ship is equipped with all sailing attributes and also a fuel driven motor to help out without wind. The ship is also equipped with 15 two person sleeping cabinets for the guests. For breakfast, lunch and dinner there is a convenient kitchen (kombuis) and a luxuoury dining room.

During the sailing experience, along the coast of the lake Ijssel, several cities will be visited for musea and other cultural or educational viewpoints. There will be organised some visits to cities for fun (shopping and otherwise) at some relaxing moments.

Hereafter lodging by Rotarians and say goodbye after the farewell party.

Saturday 16 July


Transfer to Airport or Railway station

This agenda is preliminary and subject to change.