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Exercise, Group Building Activity

Outdoor expedition "On the Move"

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This expedition aimed at providing personal and group experience in order to explore the topic of mobility, deal with personal challenges and work in a group of peer learners. Expedition lasted 10 h. It was designed and delivered by using Actionbound.

Aims of the tool

1. To provide experience of individual and group journey in rural area by biking and the use of digital technologies;
2. To provide opportunity to explore personal and group challenges and deal with them throughout the expedition
3. To link environment with various topics emerging from it (e.g. local crafts, the past and history; the topic of migration, impact of transportation, human relations, etc. )

Description of the tool

This expedition was prepared and implemented by using Actionbound application.
During the preparation each spot of the expedition was visited, facilitators took the coordinated and photos and later on created Actionbound on www.actionbound.com website.
It can be found at https://actionbound.com/bound/expeditionmove
PREPARATION PHASE
Participants got the following tasks:
- Download and test Actionbound app
- Agree with the group what resources you might need during the expedition
- Agree how do you ensure safety and what do you need to take for providing the first aid
- Think individual about your personal goal or challenge to deal with

EXPEDITION on the MOVE
Group started by picking up the bikes from the rental place. Then the task was to agree what food is needed for making lunch and buying it with a limited budget.
Afterwards group went through variety of spots in the rural surroundings and local villages. Most of the stops had thematic discussion on the way.

REFLECTION PHASE
Reflect about your own experience, feelings and dynamic:
- Focus on your own circle of influence (What were you doing/What could have your done)
- Identify your emotional Up’s and Down’s
- Reflect on your personal Achievements and challenges accomplished.

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Tool overview

http://toolbox.salto-youth.net/1860

This tool is for

Up to 15 youth workers

and addresses

Social Inclusion, Personal Development, European Citizenship, Youth Participation, Environment

It is recommended for use in:

Training and Networking

Materials needed:

Few smartphones or tablet computers, first aid kit, some money for food, bikes, raincoats, basic grilling equipment, cutlery.

Duration:

Preparation – 10 hours
Expedition – 10 hours
Reflection – 2,5 hours.

Behind the tool

The tool was created by

Nerijus Kriauciunas

in the context of

Training Course "EXPEDITION" – Designing adventures in rural environments for Youth

The tool has been experimented in

Training Course "EXPEDITION" – Designing adventures in rural environments for Youth

The tool was published to the Toolbox by

Laimonas Ragauskas (on 26 July 2016)

and last modified

14 June 2016

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