Continental App Camp Europe

The Continental App Camp Europe gathered 12 app developers  from four different countries (Austria, Macedonia, Poland and Romania) helping each other to further develop their mobile apps. It took place in Salzburg, Austria, from July 10-15, 2018.

The best four of the Camp – chosen by an expert jury – were invited to participate in an eight-days-long business & marketing training in Macedonia from September 17-24. AND have the chance to win the European Youth Award in the Special Category mYouth!

Check all the pictures of the event on our Facebook page

The App Camp was held simultaneously with the Media Moving Forward Camp gathering 45 journalists from eight different countries. More information here.

Benefits! All applicants… 

  • boosted their IT-skills and further develop their mobile app!
  • benefitted from mentoring and coaching during a fantastic 5-days program in Salzburg!
  • met 11 other coding enthusiats from Austria, Macedonia, Poland and Romania!
  • got to know 45 young journalists from eight different countries and benefit from pan-European promotion!
  • built and expand their future success network!

mYouth Continental App Camp Jury

The winners of the Continental App Camp Europe will be invited to a 8-day-long business and marketing training in Macedonia! But who will select the best four Apps? Who are the dedicated jurors having the tough task to decide?

We proudly present the outstanding personalities that make up the App Camp Jury!

Erin Snell
Senior Media Advisor | Silicon Castles GmbH

Jan Schwieger
Head of Web & Mobile Projects | Styria Content Creation

Walter J. Knoglinger
Teamlead | Youthplatform of Salzburg's Federal State

Gabriele Sevignani
Communications Manager | AQA Pearls – For You and Planet Blue

Philipp Goetz
Co-founder & CEO | REDOX Labs

Veronika Hornung-Prähauser
Head of the Innovation Lab of the Salzburg Research Landesforschungsgesellschaft; Senior Researcher for Applied Innovation and Management Research

Agnes Boehm
Product Development Coordinator | Salzburg Schokolade

Marjan Icoski
Project Coordinator | Mladiinfo

Werner Richtsfeld
Co-founder | BikerSOS


Throughout the day | Arrivals

16.00 | Registration & First Meet-Up 
Lobby, Kolpinghaus, Adolf-Kolping-Straße 10

16.30 | Hill-Walk: Enjoying Salzburg from the top (Good weather only) 
Walk over “Mönchsberg” together (Please wear suitable shoes to walk for 30-45 minutes)

19.00 | Welcome Dinner (with Media Moving Forward Camp Participants) 
Stieglkeller, Festungsgasse 10

Techno-Z, TECHNO 3, EG, Jakob-Haringer-Straße 5

9.30 | “Hello App Campers!” – Official Welcome by Mladiinfo
Marjan Icoski, mYouth Project Coordinator

10.00 | “What is the European Youth Award?”
Birgit Kolb, EYA Project Manager

10.20 | Getting to know each other: Networking Games and Teambuilding Activities
mYouth and EYA team

11.30 | App Camp Pitching
App Campers introduce their projects in 5 minutes

13.30 | Lunch time

14.15 | “What’s my strength, what do I need?”
Strength and Weakness matching session, group forming and start of coding

18.00 | Cooking together on the rooftop!
Akzente Salzburg, Glockengasse 4c, top floor

Techno-Z, TECHNO 3, EG, Jakob-Haringer-Straße 5

9.00 | Work on your projects! Flexible Coffee breaks and lunch

14.45 |Getting publicity: Interviews with Media Moving Forward Campers
45 minutes interviews with young journalists writing articles about App Campers and their projects

15.40 |Departure to Salzburger Nachrichten, Karolinger Straße 40
Bus departing at 15.51 from “Salzburg Jahnstraße” / Obus 2 / get off at “Karolingerstraße”

16.45 | Youth Camps meet SALZBURGER NACHRICHTEN: Official Welcome

17.00 | “Socially responsible journalism and critical thinking: How to report nowadays”
Interactive discussion with Peter A. Bruck, Angelika Wienerroither, Ralf Hillebrand and participants

18.30 | Networking Dinner
Continue the discussion with snacks and beverages!  

19.00 | Behind the scenes: tour through the SN printing house!

Techno-Z, TECHNO 3, EG, Jakob-Haringer-Straße 5

9.00 | Work on your projects and prepare your presentations! Flexible coffee breaks and lunch

15.00-18.30 | Pitch training
20 minutes slots per participant (please register for your time slot in advance)

19.00 | Dinner Time

20.00  | Optional: Trip to the Water Games in Hellbrunn by night (good weather only)
Ticket price: 8,- Euro

Techno-Z, TECHNO 3, EG, Jakob-Haringer-Straße 5

10.00 | App Camp Final Pitching!
App Campers will pitch their projects to the Expert Jury selecting the best four.

12.30 | Jury Meeting (jurors only)

12.30 | Interview Feedback
App Campers will give feedback to the Media Campers on their interviews and articles

13.00 | Winners Announcement

13.30 | Explore Salzburg!
Enjoy and discover the city of Salzburg on your own. Optional: take part in the City Rallye (see information below)!

19.00 | Farewell Dinner
Wok Sushi Star Restaurant, Münchner Bundesstraße 114B, Bus stop: Salzburg Lieferinger Spitz (Obus 4)

Techno-Z, TECHNO 3, EG, Jakob-Haringer-Straße 5

9.00-12.00 Optional: Participation in the Media Moving Forward Camp Program

Throughout the day | Departures


European Youth Award Team:

Birgit Kolb, Project Manager European Youth Award
Matthias Kandler, Media & Network Manager European Youth Award
Giulia Battaglia, Project Assistant European Youth Award
Alexandra Canario, Volunteer European Youth Award

mYouth Europe App Camp on Social Media

While publishing information about and photos or videos from the training (especially from tours around the city during the week, to Hellbrunn on Friday, and from the City Rallye on Saturday) on social media, participants used the tag #visitsalzburg.

City Rallye

In cooperation with Salzburg Tourism Office (Tourismusverband) we have prepared a City Rallye on Saturday. During this roundtrip around the city participants took many photos and posted them on social media with #visitsalzburg.
The Winners where awarded during the Farewell Dinner.

It was a pleasure having you in Salzburg!

With kind support of: 

Making mYouth possible: the awesome mYouth partner organisations:


mYouth is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union: