SWY Links are a collection of Ship for World Youth related
links. This page is more for alumni of the program as well as those who want to
learn more about SWY activities outside of the United States. SWY Links is divided
into the following four clickable sections:
The most recent version of the following supporting
resources is located here.
Official Video - This is an official video of the Ship for World Youth
program created in 2006. Please use this video to promote the SWY program.
Copyright: International Youth Exchange Organization of Japan (IYEO)
Promotion Kit - This PowerPoint material was created by the members of
SWYAA Promotion Kit Project Team 2002. Please add or delete any information on
this slide show to best suit your country's situation. Note the PowerPoint
presentations were updated in May 2009.
Guideline - This guideline was written by the delegates of the Ex-PY
Conference 2001 and 2002. Please use this as a reference material when establishing/strengthening
your alumni association.
Youth (PY) Preparation Manual - This manual is designed to be a general
resource to all PYs of the SWY program. It was developed in December 2001 by
SWYAA. AA members are welcome to modify this handbook to best suit your
country's situation. Note this manual was revised in October 2009.
Leader (NL) Preparation Handbook - This is supplementary to the PY
Preparation Handbook which was developed in December 2002 by SWYAA to assist
NLs to prepare for the SWY program. Note that this handbook was revised in
Breakers - Ice breaking and team building exercises can be useful tools to
manage cross-cultural communications and help integrate different cultures
participating in the group. Examples of such exercises can be found in this