Youth Clubs

The Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC) youth clubs are widespread all over Egypt covering all governorates. These clubs which amount up to 36 clubs in total include more than 20,000 young men and women.

Through affiliation of the Egyptian Red Crescent to the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, it participated in youth exchange programs between the different Red Cross and Red Crescent societies. Throughout this program, youth from the ERC attend youth camps and meetings abroad and consequently youth from other national societies are invited to join local camps in Egypt.

ERC organizes training programs for youth leaders, on the national level, in parallel with the regional and international programs that are organized by the IFRC. These training programs were held in over 20 countries, and included training on relief activities, health promotion, environmental health, volunteerism, and international humanitarian law.


Youth Camps

These camps provide the opportunity for the youth to acquire various skills such as team work, leadership, and coordination, developing social, artistic, cultural talent, building self-esteem, and as sense of belonging.

Disaster Response Training Programs

  • First aid and civil defense training
  • Psychological support training.

Other Activities

  • Training on the dissemination of international humanitarian law.
  • Volunteerism, awareness raising, and community participation.
  • Community participation in national health promotion and vaccination campaigns such as: polio campaigns, TB, German measles, avian flu.
  • Participating in youth campaigns for combating negative social behavior and habits among youth, such as smoking, drug abuse, terrorism and early marriage.
  • Promotion campaigns for environmental health, this involves environmental cleanliness, greenery, water provision, sanitation, and preservation.
  • Participation in awareness raising for vulnerable communities; school children dropouts, child labor, protection of endangered children, female genital mutilation, and early marriage.

Sports and Leisure

  • All youth clubs include outdoor and indoor sport facilities.
  • Cultural excursions are organized for visiting historical sites.