Commitment and Rules

  1. We are a camp!
    We live and work together as a group and support each other. Everyone, participants and team members belong to the camp.
  2. The camp languages are English and German! Please always talk in a way that other people can join in the conversation at any time.
  3. We treat each other politely, considerately and decently. Night’s rest is from 22:00: Participants who want to sleep must be able to sleep. Participants must ensure that they get enough sleep so that they are able to work the next day.
  4. We respect each other (e.g. the privacy of each individual / each other’s property).
  5. We actively take action against degrading behaviour. Discrimination and violence are not tolerated.
  6. We treat the camp location, camp objects and materials with care.
  7. Group activities should take place together (mandatory)
  8. Under-18s must be at the camp by midnight
  9. We are only travelling in groups of three (RECOMMENDED) or in pairs with mobile phones.
  10. Smoking is only allowed in designated areas of the camp site from the age of 18.
  11. No drugs (No cannabis, even though it has been legal for people aged 18 and over with restrictions in Germany since April 2024! Among other things, the following restrictions on the public consumption of cannabis apply: no consumption in the immediate neighbourhood of persons under the age of 18; no consumption in pedestrian zones between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.; no consumption within visual range of schools, children’s and youth facilities, children’s playgrounds and publicly accessible sports facilities. Visibility is no longer given at a distance of more than 100 metres from the entrance area of the aforementioned facilities.)
  12. No hard alcohol
    According to German law, the consumption of alcohol (beer and wine) is permitted from the age of 16. The following rule applies to the EYS: beer and wine are only permitted in the evening from 8.00 pm and the amount of alcohol is based on the requirement that the alcohol level is 0‰ the next morning!