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Training Course

24-30 October 2022 | Guest House and Recreation Centre Zvīguļi, at Gaujas National park, Latvia

This training course is for youth workers, educators and volunteers who want to dlearn new methods and approaches when working with young people outdoors and online.

The aim of the training course is to improve competences of 28 youth workers, educators, volunteers and  youth leaders that would help them to work with young people outdoor and online, using effective methods and tools.

Program includes: Group building activities; Outdoor approach and methods for youth work; Online tools for youth work; Practical workshops: how to facilitate outdoor and online activities for youth; Planning individual activities for youth; Erasmus+ programme opportunities; Evaluation; Youthpass Certificates;

Profile of the participants: 

- youth workers, youth leaders, teachers (formal/non-formal eduaction), volunteers and staff from
youth centers, youth organisations, institutions which work with young people;
- Age limit: +18 years old;
- prepared to communicate in English;
- prepared to spend some time outdoors;
-beginners in using outdoor methods and/or online tools at work with young people.



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Training overview


This activity has already happened!

This Training Course is

for 28 participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Volunteering mentors, Youth coaches

Working language(s):



Association Creative Minds for Culture (Youth NGO)

The Association “Creative Minds for Culture” (abbreviated as CMC) is a non-governmental organization and it focuses on to promote cultural and creative development of the society.
Aims of our organization:
to promote cultural and creative development of the society;
encourage youth and students to be active citizens in Latvia and be a part of foreign cultural processes;
to promote intercultural dialogue and tolerance for cultures and cultural heritage;
Promote the development of volunteering and highlight its importance to local communities’ development.
Provide young people with the opportunity to make good use of their free time.
Provide young people with information relevant to their development needs availability.
to develop and improve competences of youngsters and students through non-formal education.
to promote the development of volunteering and to increase its importance in the development of the local community.
to develop and maintain partnerships with organizations and institutions that support youths and students’ interests.

The main target group of the organisation is youth with disadvantages – those who live in rural areas, those who are experiencing economical and social issues, those who have health problems and disabilities.

Using non-formal education methods, CMC organizes various events - trainings, seminars, camps, discussions and workshops - on topics of interest and relevance to our members, volunteers and the target group – creative performances, cultural events, active participation and promotion of cultural participation, media, healthy lifestyles, career and educational opportunities.

Contact for questions:

Linda Kalniņa-Roderte


Phone: +37127723995


Participation fee

No participation fee for the selected participants.

Accommodation and food


Travel Dates: 24.10. and 30.10.2022.
Activity Dates 25.10.-29.10.2022.
Accomodation: Guest House and Recreation Center in
Gauja national Park, Latvia; Two-three persons/room according to gender.

Costs covered by EU Erasmus+ programme funding: training materials, accommodation and food (breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee breaks).


Travel reimbursement

Travel costs will be reimbursed according to the distance, Erasmus+ travel grant limits and actual expenses (for example):

Lithuania - 180 EUR/per person;

Estonia - 180 EUR/ per person;

Poland - 275 EUR/ per person;

Norway - 275 EUR/ per person;

Czech Republic - 275 EUR/ per person;

Romania - 275 EUR/ per person;

Bulgaria - 275 EUR/ per person;

Spain - 360 EUR/ per person;

If you are not travelling by plane (using the green way) there is an option to cover extra expenses during your travel. Before planning this kind of travel, please ontact us for more details.

Costs for the taxi, first class tickets or any other additional costs over the limit will not be reimbursed.

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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