Training course: Take a Risk – Winter Edition!

Location: Slovak Republic

Dates:15-24 February 2019

Number of participants: 24

Participating countries:  Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Spain, Turkey

Organizer:  EPYG

Apply here: Application form

Deadline to apply: 13 January 2019

Date Of Selection: 15 January 2019

Inquiries about this training course: Peter at


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€

Take a Risk – Winter Edition!

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).

Turkey: 275€