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Take a Risk - Winter Edition!

Training Course

15-24 February 2019 | Slovak Republic

Project Take a Risk - Winter Edition! brings an opportunity to experience outdoor education as a tool for increasing capacitiies of youth workers dealing with topics of entrepreneurship, decision-making and ambiguity.

Take a Risk - Winter Edition! is a n Erasmus+ youth workers mobility project.

This project aims to support youth workers working in their communities with tools for empowering young people for being able and competent to make important decisions in their life. It offers tools for recognition of one`s learning attitudes (learning to learn competence), tools for improving communication skills and teamwork, tools for creating a business or entrepreneurial plan and tools for dealing with risk in life by outdoor education.
With this aim, in these sessions, which are organized with non-formal methods, there will be experiential learning based on core element of outdoor education – of 2-days Hike in local winter woods.

Objectives of the training are:

  • To explore ambiguity as a tool for one`s own learning & development process.
  • To provide youth workers with tools for entrepreneurship & business idea development.
  • To explore the possibilities of Erasmus+ programme as a tool for youth employment, mobility and entrepreneurship.
  • To experiment „Taking risk“ experience (through outdoor education) that can be a learning opportunity for launching own entrepreneurship or business.
  • To support development of youth workers` communication and team-work competences.

Profile of participants:

We are looking for participants who

  • are active youth workers / youth leaders
  • have experience with group / community work
  • speak fluent english
  • are willing and motivated to actively participate in the whole duration of the training course
  • who has a concrete business idea / works around the topic of youth entrepreneurship and employment
  • are physically and mentally ready to attend 2-days outdoor winter hike in slovak mountains (with proper hiking equipment).


For more information, please see the attached Infopack or contact us on our e-mail.



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Training overview


This activity has already happened!

This Training Course is

for 24 participants

from Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Spain, Türkiye

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders

Working language(s):



EPYG (Euro Project Youth Group) (Youth NGO)

Contact for questions:

Peter Huray


Phone: +421 902 565 686


Participation fee

There is not any participation fee required.

Accommodation and food

The project has been financed by the Erasmus+ programme. The costs related to accommodation and food will be completely covered by the hosting organisation.

Travel reimbursement

The travel costs will be covered according to the Erasmus+ standards up to the following amounts:

  • Greece: 275€
  • Italy: 275€
  • Lithuania: 275€
  • Latvia: 275€
  • Portugal: 360€
  • Romania: 275€
  • Slovakia: 20€
  • Spain: 360€
  • Turkey: 275€

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

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