Events & conferences

EFCF conference 2022 Berlin, 7 - 10 October 2022

The Bund der Jugendfarmen und Aktivspielplätze e.V. has informed us that for the moment (22.08.2022), there are no Covid-19 restrictions in Germany. For the Conference the organisation will provide masks and tests for the participants. If the conference will be cancelled, participants will get the fee back.

Dear European colleagues,

The Bund der Jugendfarmen und Aktivspielplätze e.V. and his partner AKIB are pleased to invite you to its international exchange event in Berlin. It will take place from October 7th to 10th 2022 at various locations in Berlin. In addition to the usual participants from Germany, this time there will also be max. 60 places for our international colleagues.

Friday, 7 October 2022

3 pm: short welcome at adventure playground Waslala Abenteuerspielplatz und Kinderbauernhof Waslala, Venusstraße 88 12524 Berlin phone: 0049 30 679 093 56 Email:

3.30 pm: introduction to the 4 theme blocks

5 pm: panel discussion

7 pm: dinner

8.30 pm: end of day one

9.15 pm: arrival at the youth hostel

Saturday, 8 October 2022

8 am: breakfast at the youth hostel

10 am: workshop phase 1

1 pm: lunch

2.30 pm: workshop phase 2

6 pm: end of the workshops, departure to “kolle 37”

7 pm: dinner, concerts, drinks, party at “kolle 37” – have a nice evening

Sunday, 9 October 2022

8 am: breakfast at the youth hostel

10 am: festival for kids at “Mauerpark" on Sunday 9.10.2022”,

1 pm: end of the event for the German colleagues – afternoon at leisure

7 pm: dinner

Monday, 10 October 2022

8 am: breakfast at the youth hostel

10 am: EFCF meeting Who is the foreigner here? Visit and exchange Kinderbauernhof Pinke-Panke / Lunch and individual departure event.

List of workshops we are planning for Saturday (description of the workshops in attachment):

W 1: Clownery / Theater (German/English)

W 2: Graffity (German)

W 3: Institutional child protection (German)

W 4: Insect Hotel Construction (German/English)

W 5: Animal-assisted work on youth farms (German)

W 6: Open construction workshop and hut construction (German)

W 7: Fundraising (German)

W 8: Wood connections – craft (German)

W 9: Basket weaving for beginners (German)

W 10: Smithing for adults (German)

W 11: City tour, visit of various institutions (English - only for EFCF-participants)

W 12: Nature experience pedagogy for children/adolescents with trauma experiences

W 13: Basics – open children and youth work (German/English)

W 14: Including circus pedagogy (German)

Conference fee: 300 EURO (with accommodation in Youthhostel) or 200 Euro (with own accommodation) please mark on registration form payable by September 23, 2022 to the following account: Bund der Jugendfarmen und Aktivspielplaetze

IBAN: DE98 430 609 677 024 178 200 BIC: GENODEM1GLS

Purpose: Berlin 22 and name(s) of the participants

Accommodation takes place in multi-bed rooms at:

Jugendherberge Ostkreuz Berlin

Marktstr. 9-12

10317 Berlin

phone:0049 30 200 509 20

Welcome on Friday, 7 October 2022 at Abenteuerspielplatz und Kinderbauernhof Waslala Venusstraße 88,12524 Berlin phone: 0049 30 679 093 56 Email: Facebook: @ASP Waslala

Festival for kids at “Mauerpark" on Sunday 9.10.2022 We ask all participants by country to provide a game for children. Preferably a national or traditional game. We can organise small items - It's all about game ideas that are easy to implement!

Transport during the Conference: We will organize city tickets for the ABC areas in Berlin (public transport) in advance. You will then receive these from us, so that you can use all public transport during the event.

Translation: For Friday we organize translation. You need a smartphone and earphones and you get a link for the simultan translation. Some of the workshops provide also english language. For those workshops which are only in german language, we normaly have participants who are able to translate. In practical workshops one understands each other without words.

Registration: Please fill out the registration-form (for each participant one). Save the Registration on your computer and send it per email to Deadline is 12 September 2022.

Contact: For further information and questions send email to