Training course: SMS 4 “Show My Skills”

Location: Siwa Oasis, Egypt

Dates: 23-29 November 2018

Number of participants: 30 participants

Participating countries: Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries , Other countries in the world , Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU 

Organizer: MI HI for Training and Development

Apply here: Application form

Deadline to apply: 1 October 2018

Date Of Selection: 2 October 2018

Inquiries about this training course: Ibrahim Elrefaei at


Participation fees: 379 Euro
The fees are covering:
-Courses, material.
– Accommodation for five nights in Albabenshal Hotel.
– Transportation from Cairo or Alexandria International Airports.
-Transportation by bus from Alexandria, duration: 8 hours to Siwa.
-Full Board – meals and tea breaks.
-Tourist destinations, trip to the desert.
-Social Activities.
* Participants have to cover their own travel costs.
* In case you need a visa to Egypt – we will provide you with the invitation letter.
Note: The Training course is 7 days including travel days In-case some participants want to arrive earlier or leave later, let us know, so we could help arrange your stay/direct you.

SMS 4 “Show My Skills”

Training course in the sunny Egyptian Oasis on leadership and event-management skills communicate through non-formal learning, intercultural and experiential learning and designed for highly motivated young people active in youth organizations.


As Abraham Lincoln once said, “The best way to predict your future is to create it”. Our future is in the hands of the youth, that is in this moment preparing themselves to be the architects of the world.

There are many programs and projects that help youngsters develop their skills, and broaden their horizons, and sometimes the focus is put more on the quantity than quality. The journey from a small idea to the final implementation of youth activities is not easy and requires knowledge and skills in both project management and its leadership.

After success of the previous 3 editions of SMS training course with the great result of 60 participants from diverse of countries around the world we will give a new chance to new participants to join Show My Skills 4 that will bring us together in a 7-day Training course, taking place where a spectacular natural exists The knowledge gained during those 7 days of training will be crucial for the development of the participants. In the environment of the common understanding, we will provide participants with new tools and skills that will result in developing new projects and activities for youth in the future. Moreover, this training will be an opportunity for the participants to share experiences among themselves that will further increase the quality of the created projects. By inviting to this Project mostly NGO workers we tend to strengthen cooperation between different stakeholders and to make space for building long-lasting partnerships. We will also encourage our participants toward creating a wide international network that will widen the international cooperation.

SMS 4 Trailer:

Please look at SMS Vibes in the previous editions:
SMS 1:
SMS 2:
SMS 2 Participants Reviews:
SMS 3:
Participants reviews PDF:

The main aim is to empower participants with skills and knowledge, to develop and lead international youth and volunteer activities worldwide.

• To develop participants understanding of the key principles of leadership and how to apply them.
• To promote entrepreneurial initiatives for youth, with youth workers.
• To strengthen participants communication skills including public speaking, presentation skills, intercultural and cross-cultural communication.
• To improve participant’s skills in project management related to international youth and
volunteering activities.
• To provide participants with tools and skills how to design and implement international activities for youth.
• To share best practices and contribute to improving quality and quantity of youth activities
• To foster international cooperation among youth from various countries.
• To empower participants to act as multipliers of the gain competencies in their local communities.

”Show my skills” will communicate by using the method of non-formal education such as simulations, outdoors activities, role-playing, brainstorming, plenary discussions, etc. participants will gain new knowledge and they will understand what are the main features of a great leader.

The Training course is directed towards youth workers, youth leaders, young entrepreneurs, and young people active in youth organizations, volunteers, project managers that want to broaden their horizons in order to create and lead youth international activities

For more information please download the info pack PDF file.