Youth Cave Romania 2005
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Youth Cave Romania - Aims

Youth Cave Romania was set up with a number of aims:
  • To give groups of young Irish people training in caving skills, and associated scientific knowledge, thereby preparing them for leadership roles in schools, universities and adult caving clubs.
  • To provide a focal point for such training.
  • To introduce Irish students to the planning and carrying out of an overseas expedition.
  • To bring together young people from both North and South Ireland in adventurous and challenging circumstances.
  • To explore some of Eastern Europe's most spectacular caves and karst regions, and to meet some young Romanian cavers.
  • To give young Irish cavers an introduction to underground scientific research by working alongside Romanian field researchers.