Why join GROW as a participant?

Learning & Fun

LEARNING and FUN? A perfect match! You will develop practical skills through exercises, games and other interactive activities, during some joyful and animated workshops.

Self-confidence

Self-confidence will be your middle name. You will gain trust in your strengths and become willing to go the extra mile to achieve better things.

Multicultural

How’s the life in Mexico, Malaysia or Taiwan? You don’t need to pack and buy a plane ticket to visit exotic places. You can get to know the multicultural flavour directly from the local people, aka your international trainers.

Boost Life Skills

Boost your life skills and get ready for adulting! You get a fresh perspective over public speaking, communication, teamwork, relationship management and muuuch more.

English Brushing

Your English is not very good looking? The GROW workshops are delivered in English, so you have the chance to practice it with exciting subjects.

Socialize

Your vibe attracts your tribe! During GROW, you make new friends and experience unique extra activities, movie nights, dancing, cooking classes, and going out with the team.

Challenges

You bring a change in your community through the #CommunityChallenges projects.

GROW Camp

You become part of a GROWzav community and enjoy the effervescent atmosphere of GROW Summer Camp.

The iTrainers of GROW Games 2k18

Everyone was asking who are the iTrainers of this edition, so we thought about presenting them in a short video. Say hello to the coaches of GROW Games!

WHERE

GROW Games 2018 took place in:

Brașov, Bucharest, Călărași, Craiova, Focșani, Iași, Oradea, Pitești, Roman, Slobozia, Suceava.

HOW MUCH

The investment in this opportunity is just 100 lei, which gives you:
  • - Access to the GROW Workshops and other fun events
  • - GROW badge, bracelet and diploma
This contribution helps us to sustain the costs for bringing the international trainers, campaigns and logistics, opening and closing events.
Apply
  • Financial difficulties?

    Don’t worry, you can get a free scholarship! In order to get it, you only need to attach in the application form 3 documents. The scholarships are limited and the beneficiaries will be announced by the Local Project Managers.

    Check conditions here

HOW TO APPLY

The applications for GROW Games 2k18 are now closed. See you at the next edition!

STEP 1

If you are a teenager and live in one this cities: Brașov, București, Călărași, Craiova, Focșani, Iași, Oradea, Pitești, Roman, Slobozia, Suceava, fill in THE FORM and get you ticket for the GROW Games 2k18!

STEP 2

Pay the contribution to book your place at the GROW Games 2k18. You have two payment methods, choose the one you prefer:

Bank transfer

Use one of the following accounts, with the mention: “Contributie GROW ………... (your city) …………… (name and surname of the participant)”

UniCredit Bank - RO35BACX0000000940524006 - Asociatia Scoala de Valori
BCR - RO09RNCB0073138150430001 - Asociatia Scoala de Valori
BRD - RO90BRDE445SV98527074450 - Asociatia Scoala de Valori

Mobile payment (Netopia)

Choose your city from the list below and click on the specific link.

Fill in the data required and follow the steps to pay. The 3-D Secure system will protect your personal information and it will not collect any transaction information that can be tied back to you. So you’re 100% safe!

Brasov - http://mpy.ro/4g11c1ev
Bucharest - http://mpy.ro/4g11brev
Calarasi - http://mpy.ro/4g11bwev
Craiova - http://mpy.ro/4g11c0ev
Focsani - http://mpy.ro/4g11bxev
Iasi - http://mpy.ro/4g11bsev
Oradea - http://mpy.ro/4g11bzev
Pitesti- http://mpy.ro/4g11byev
Roman - http://mpy.ro/4g11buev
Slobozia - http://mpy.ro/4g11bvev
Suceava - http://mpy.ro/4g11btev

STEP 3

That’s it! Welcome to GROW​!

Testimonials

  • GROW is one of the experiences that can change anyone’s point of view. From funny and educational games to questions that makes us all wonder about our future, we have learnt a lot not only about ourselves, but also about the world around us and how can we influence it. Teamwork, leadership, communication, these are the things that we will always need and that we practiced at GROW. For me, GROW is the perfect example of how school should actually be like because at GROW, we are not taught something, we are involved into every activity that can help us grow.
    Doriana, GROW participant from Slobozia
  • Being a participant to GROW for two editions has taught me these two main things: to have more self confidence and to communicate to others. By communicating I include making new friends, learning teamwork and having fun with people that are like me, without knowing them for that long. GROW is unique, unlike any other project because it's a very friendly environment and it makes you feel comfortable. Even if you're shy (like I was in the beginning) you'll get over it without even realizing it, because the trainers won't force you to do anything you don't want, but at the same time they make sure that everyone is included. After GROW, I feel more confident, and more able to speak in public. It helped me get over my social anxiety. In one sentence: GROW is learning while having fun. I'm looking forward to be an ambassador the next edition!
    Denisa, GROW participant from Oradea
  • My GROW experience was anything but boring. It offered me the opportunity to challenge myself in order to become a more complex person, and also to meet a lot of smart and like-minded people, that I can now call my friends. GROW is also the embodiment of the balance between fun and hard work, and I encourage everyone to become a part of this ever growing community.
    Iulia, GROW participant from Brasov
  • The whole GROW experience was unforgettable from start to finish. Not only have I learnt more about others, but I have also managed to understand myself and improve skills in the fields of communication, time management, teamwork or choice matters. I gained the confidence of taking action when I have to and to speak my mind up more easily. Most of all, I understood how powerful the desire and will of making something happen are, thus giving me the motivation of always getting involved in such activities.
    Iolanda
    GROW participant from Calarasi
  • GROW was really amazing. I had the occasion to learn things that will help me a lot in the future. When I think about the sessions, the people I met there and the trainers, I get tears in my eyes because they changed my life and my perception in a good way. I have a lot of nice memories and I'm very proud because now I'm a part of GROW family. I'm really thankful for every single person who made my experience to be the best thing that happened to me. Thank you for everything!  ”
    Roxana
    GROW participant from Alba-Iulia
  • The greatest challenge was to open up in front of everybody else, to communicate with them. I went through a lot of different feelings: fear, insecurity, but they soon turned into trust, happiness and pride for participating in the GROW project. I learned to save money, to invest in the things with the greatest value, how to think of everybody else and not just me, to collaborate. I think GROW is different because it puts you through different situations you have to handle and because it connects people. For me, it's the experience I would repeat endlessly.
    Eliana Cristina
    GROW participant from Pitesti
  • I'm SO GLAD I attended GROW because it helped me realise that we are all the same, no matter the culture, religion or whatever, and that, even when there are differences, we can achieve goals as great as changing young people's perception. For me GROW was such a nice experience: I met new friends, I improved my self-confidence and I really loved getting involved in the community through the challenges we created.
    Andreea
    GROW participant from Bucharest
  • I practiced and developed my teamwork skills, I learned how to be more tolerant and understanding with people's opinions and I went a step further by creating new friends and trying to overcome my fear of speaking my mind. I met a lot of genuinely kind, cool people, especially the trainers, and I hope to be a part of the GROW team again anytime soon.
    Rares
    GROW participant

Questions & Answers

  • Nextstep after filling in the application form?

    After filling in the application form for GROW, in 4 to 6 days you will be contacted by the local organising team. They will tell you about the next steps, when are the next events and how you can get to know the other participants

  • How will I know when and where the sessions will be held?  

    Depending on the city you are from, the location for the sessions will vary. Your Local Project Manager will let you know more information.

  • WillI receive a diploma after participating in GROW?

    Yes, you will receive a diploma after participating in GROW, but only if you attend to 80% of the sessions.

  • Who can participate in GROW Summer Camp?  

    Any student, between 15 and 19, that has graduated at least a GROW edition can participate in GROW Summer Camp.

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