Explorative training course in Slovenia for 2 weeks ( Fully Funded )

Excellent opportunity to attend a training adventure about teaching, learning and experience activities in a natural environment while enjoying the outdoors for 12 days in Ponoviče, Slovenia. Project costs will be fully funded by Erasmus plus programme and the project will be organised by the Lojtra Association.

Explorative training course in Slovenia for 2 weeks ( Fully Funded )

About the Project

Modern youth and the area of youth work in general face many challenges (rising mental health issues, uncertainty about the future, peer pressure, ...). Creating spaces of meaningful connection has never been more important than now. With this training we would like to invite you to explore the potential of adventure education in youth work.

Project Objectives

Learn about adventure education through experiencing adventure education.

Explore the potential of this transformational process for young people.

Present and explore possibilities of bringing regular youth work activities into nature.

Explore what the role of a facilitator of adventure education is and how to embody it.

Finance and Benefits

The project is financed by Erasmus+ YiA Program.

- There is no participation fee for the project

- Travel tickets from your home country to Slovenia will be reimbursed after the project depending on the Distance as following:

10 – 99 km: 23€

99-500 km: 180€

500- 2000 km: 275€

- 100% of food (3 meals and 2 coffee breaks per day), accommodation, educational program, working materials and extra trips will be covered.

Accommodation will be organized in tents (2 people per tent). this magical hilltop place

If you are willing to travel using green travel ( not flying), please contact host organisation and they will find some extra funds to cover that kind of a travel.

Participants are entitled to receive a Youthpass certificate from the organiser, for recognition of their competence development during the activity.

Who can Apply?

- You should be a resident in one of these Countries ( Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Moldova, Romania, Slovenia, Spain and Estonia )

- The project for Youth leaders, trainers and experienced volunteers

Some experience with facilitating learning in natural environments is very welcome

A conversational level of English is a requirement.

This training welcomes candidates with special needs too (e.g. health conditions, disability,...)

What to Bring?

General information about your organisation/work.

- Food and drinks for the international night ( so bring a small sample of the taste of your country)

Warm clothes (evenings might still be a bit chilly) + rain jacket.

A smaller backpack, repellent and sun screen, a water bottle.

You will do hiking in nature, so sneakers or hiking shoes are recommended.

Medications, if you need them.


Deadline: 18th of May 2022

Selection: 20th of May 2022

Prior Zoom Meeting: End of May

Arrival Day: 3rd of June 2022

Departure Day: 14th of June 2022

IMPORTANT: You will need your arrival plans confirmed by 5th of May.

How to Apply?

to apply fill the application form here 

For further details about the project, check the info-pack from here

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