Project "Winter outdoor activities for youth work" is an winter outdoor training for youth leaders, trainers, outdoor instructors which work, prefer and are ready to use outdoor activities as a tool in youth work. The aim of the training is to provide practical winter outdoor activity experience, that can be applied and used for youth work. Training will be divided in 3 parts, where each separate part will concern different outdoor activity (wilderness ski expedition, winter camping, mountain skiing and snowboarding). Besides practical experience participants of the project will be provided also with valuable theoretical information regarding activities, winter arrangement organization and group dynamics within activities that are carried out in winter conditions.
Winter outdoor activities for youth work"
HANDBOOK OF THEORY/ACTIVITIES/ENERGIZERS
Main pedagogical method will be outdoor pedagogy and adventure pedagogy – learning by doing, learning from own experience. Participants will learn from personal actions, mistakes and success. During training besides practicalities concerning outdoor activities we will cover such topics as group rules, participants’ and leaders’ role, programme designing for needs of participants and implementation in daily life, participants’ responsibilities and involving, succession planning, intercultural groups specifics, European traditions and behaviour.