Entrepreneurship refers to an individual’s ability to turn ideas into action. It includes creativity, innovation and risk taking, as well as the ability to plan and manage projects in order to achieve objectives. This supports everyone in day-to-day life at home and in society, makes employees more aware of the context of their work and better able to seize opportunities
(Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social committee and the Committee of the Regions - Implementing the Community Lisbon Programme: Fostering entrepreneurial mindsets through education and learning)
European Coop Campus Young aims to involve 14 to 18 year olds in the training of cooperative values and principles, which is considered more and more important in encouraging the cultural process of European cohesion.
Europe 2020 targets the development of knowledge, competences and abilities as essential for economic growth and employment, insisting on the necessity to create innovative contexts to generate intercultural exchange and training amongst European citizens.
European Coop Campus Young aims to be one of such contexts: one or two weeks with a choice of activities, in which each day will be a real and authentic life experience, a unique opportunity specifically designed for young people who can learn about life and each other