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A place where to write down a report of exciting experiences, a medium for artistic expressions, a mean to send a message to another group or simply a way to communicate their feelings and opinions: the postcards were widely used by the organisers and the young participants of the third edition…
Hundreds of young people met across the Alps and the Carpathians, all engaging in a great adventure spending one day and one night in the mountains.   The third edition of “Youth at the Top” took place on July 11th and July 12th in six Alpine countries and three countries…
The Appendix 2 to the Handbook is thought for all those partners of Youth at the Top who received the pedagogical tool "The Alps in my Backpack". In this short guide they will find some useful information concerning the tools and its contents as well as some tips on how…
The 3rd edition of Youth at the Top is few months away! On 11th - 12th July 2017 several groups of young people will gather in different places all over the Alps and the Carpathians to share a collective experience in the mountains. More than 50 events are currently being…
This Handbook is addressed to all the partners of Youth at the Top 2017 (protected areas, organizations, educators and animators) and anyone who is interested in taking part in the project in the next editions. It summarizes the values of the initiative, the commitments that partners are asked to fulfil…
Youth at the Top is a project which every year mobilises groups of young people from different Alpine and Carpathian countries ,on a common date, in an active, civic process with a symbolic , imaginative approach to mountains. The operation is in a collective context, while at the same time…
Discover some of the postcards sent by the "Youth at the Top" 2016 young participants. Have a look at the document below.ALPARC collected numbers of great messages written or drawn by the young people. The participants shared their impressions and vision regarding the Alps and mountains.
A short video clip expressing the atmosphere of the 2nd Edition of Youth at Top event is released this week during the Alpweek and the Alpine Conference in Grassau (Germany). See the video The video invites you to discover all the others videos produced by the young participants or by…
More than 500 kids and young people, together with ca.150 adults, took part in Youth at the top edition 2016! More than 50 events were scheduled, unfortunately the weather forced some of our partners to postpone the event or to cancel it. Nonetheless more than 40 brave partners maintained the…
"Jugend auf dem Gipfel" im Berchtesgadener LandNachtwanderung, Planspiele und Murmeltier-Beobachtung Berchtesgadener Land - "Begeisterung für den Schutz der Alpen wecken", dass ist das erklärte Ziel der Aktionstage "Jugend auf den Gipfel", die heuer zum 2. Mal in 8 Ländern des Alpenraums stattfanden. Bei den alpenweiten Aktionstagen „Jugend auf den Gipfel“…
Dear Youth at the Top partners, In 2015, the weather offered to the first edition of Youth at the Top, a brilliant sunshine on the whole Alpine region. In 2016, it’s a little bit complicated in some areas, particularly because of the forecast of storms. Some of you are therefore…
Here you will find the postcards of Youth at the top, something new for this project. Each participant will get a postcard and together with the group will write or draw on a bigger one (printed and carried by the organizers) which will be sent to ALPARC in order to…
Hüttenwochenende im Nationalpark: Alpenweite Jugendaktion im Juli Im Rahmen der internationalen Veranstaltung „Jugend auf den Gipfel“ bietet die Umweltbildung des Nationalparks auch in diesem Jahr eine Aktion für Jugendliche an. Von 1. bis 3. Juli 2016 findet ein Hüttenwochenende für 13- bis 15-Jährige auf der Königsbachalm statt. Ein Foto-Workshop steht…
The South Tyrol alpine club (Alpenverein Südtirol) AVS supports this collaborative, transnational initiative and tries to motivate as many of its youth groups as possible to participate in this activity. http://www.youth-at-the-top.org/en/events/italy/item/119-59-alpenverein-suedtirol
On July 12th 2016, groups of young people will meet in several protected areas and natural sites throughout the Alps in order to share a physical, human, cultural and artistic collective experience in the mountains. Out in the Mountains !All over the Alps people are disturbed by young people’s lack…
It is time to register for the 2016 edition that will be held from the 12th to 13th of July 2016 by returning the form before March 15th. Edition 2016: rendezvous on July 12th! Discover this initiative in pictures (1:19): https://youtu.be/wvqHo5D3XEk This is a strong symbolic time orientated to the…
We have great pleasure in presenting you this video which goes back over the highlights of the very successful first edition. Thank you to all who contributed! Feel free to share the 2015 video !
The 2nd edition of "Youth at the Top" will take place on Tuesday the 12th of July 2016 in the Alps and also in the Carpathians! If your are interested in organizing an event in your area, don't hesitate to contact us for more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Have a look at the teaser of the 1st edition of the "Youth at the Top" project ! Soon will be available the complete video presenting all the different actions .
The first edition of the international “Youth at the Top” project was a big hit! With a little help from the sunny weather in the whole Alpine Arc, groups of young people have participated with great enthusiasm in the first edition of this innovative project: sharing a physical, human, cultural…
Here it is the official map of the YAT edition 2015! Find out where the events and participating protected areas are located!
Youth at the top is made of many simultaneous events accross the Alps, offering young people an experience in mountains, in contact to Alpine nature!
Discover which are the 33 great places where “Youth at the top” will take place on July 16th!

Map 2017