Short-term exchange of groups of pupils 2018-19

2nd Short-term exchange of groups of pupils in Hoogeveen, the Netherlands, 05-11 November 2018

Official Invitation of the 2nd Short term exchange of groups of pupils in Hoogeveen

Program of the meeting

Hoogeveen Activity program
Getting to know each other before the Second Short-term exchange of groups of pupils in Hoogeveen
The matching of the students

The matching of the students


Day 1 – Monday 5 November 2018 – travel day- meeting the host families

2nd day at school – start project meeting – welcome by the headmaster


2nd day at school – the mixed groups


2nd day at school – start project meeting – the quz


Gift exchange


2nd day at school – Afternoon activities in Hoogeveen town center


2nd day – At the wind mill


2nd day – at the Town Hall


3rd day – project meeting


3rd day – following science lesson


4th day – project meeting – evaluation and preparation


4th day – project meeting – Students work in small groups. Each group makes a part of the final product


5th day – project meeting- evaluation and preparation


5th day – Presentation of the final product by each group


Acruvities outside the school

3rd day – at the Camp Westerbork in Drenthe

Camp Westerbork was a transit camp in Drenthe province, northeastern Netherlands, during World War II. Established by the Dutch government in the summer of 1939, Camp Westerbork was meant to serve as a refugee camp for Jews who had illegally entered the Netherlands.


The 102.000 stones monument at Westerbork

Each individual stone represents a single person that stayed at Westerbork and died in a Nazi concentration camp.


3rd day – dinner at the host families


4th day – at the Wildlands Emmen Zoo in Emmen 

Wildlands, also known as Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen, is a zoo in Emmen, the Netherlands. It opened in March 2016, replacing the Emmen Zoo. Wildlands is an adventure theme park with four main areas: Jungola, Serenga, Nortica and Animazia.

The most prominent feature of Jungola is the indoor tropical rainforest hall Rimbula, which at 18,000 m2 (190,000 sq ft) is the largest zoo jungle hall in the world and the largest greenhouse in Europe. 


4th day – Traditional dishes from each partner country cooked at Ymie’s house


5th day – at the De Bonte Wever, in Assen


6th day – at the NEMO Science Museum in Amsterdam

NEMO Science Museum (from latin Nobody) is a science center in Amsterdam,  Netherlands. It contains five floors of hands-on science exhibitions and is the largest science center in the Netherlands.


6th day – Cruise on the Amstel riveer in Amsterdam


6th day – in Amsterdam 


6th day – Farewell party with food prepared by the families


6th day – With the host families at the farewell party


6th day – Certificates of attendance


7th day – travel day – All with the same train