Terms and Conditions of Participation

  • You must have a fair level of and be able to understand and speak English or German.
  • You are aged 18 to 26 (in exceptional cases from 17 years of age).

How to apply?
If you are interested in taking part in one of our EYS – Work Camps and if you agree with the above terms and conditions of participation, the next steps are as follows:

  • Please download the application form, fill it in, print it and sign it.
  • Choose two Camp locations (first and second choice).
  • Please send us your “Statement of Purpose – My motivation to participate in a work camp”.
  • Please send your application and statement via fax, E-Mail or letter to the address given below.
  • We will send you an E-Mail confirming the receipt of your application. We will now check if we can offer you a place and let you know as soon as possible.
  • In May, we can give you binding confirmation in which particular Camp you will partake.
  • Upon being offered a place on a Work Camp, you will need to communicate your acceptance – this acceptance is binding! For the first Work Camp you have to pay 25 Euro. If you partake in a second Work Camp, the participation fee of the second camp only will be 12,50 Euro. After the binding acceptance you have to transfer your participation fee.
  • If you have to cancel your envisaged Camp participation, please do it as soon as possible!
  • We will refund a participation fee already paid only, if you organize another person to take up your place instead.
  • All participants, who are not yet 18 years old, must return the declaration for minor participants with the signature of a parent or legal guardian in order to be eligible to participate in our camps. Please send the declaration via fax or E-Mail to the address given below.

Ecumenical Youth Services (EYS)
Karolin Minkner, Camp Coordinator
Telephone +49-(0)30 / 31 91-131
Fax +49-(0)30 / 31 91-100

Postal Address
Ökumenische Jugenddienste (ÖJD) / Ecumenical Youth Services (EYS)
Amt für kirchliche Dienste
Goethestraße 26-30
D – 10625 Berlin

Please Note
As our EYS office only operates with part-time staff and we have no answering machine, the recommended way to get in touch is to send us an E-Mail. We will usually reply within two days and communicate hours during which our office is staffed and when we can be reached by phone. We apologize for any inconvenience.