KETHEA ITHAKI Therapeutic Community in Stomio, Larissa

During the summer holidays of the KETHEA ITHAKI Therapeutic Community in Stomio, Larissa, members and the staff visited the Kalypso canyon, in the east side of mount Kissavos, above the area of Kokkino Nero. The green scenery, the flowing waters that lead to the three small but wonderful waterfalls, the total contact with nature and […]

’Adventure Therapy with Youth at Risk’: Focusing on key-elements of common understanding within the European Adventure Therapy Partnership project ‘Reaching Further’

This literature review was conducted to investigate the specifically defined core elements of the Adventure Therapy (AT) methodology, as applied to working with disadvantaged and at-risk youth. The identification of the key-elements was conducted within the framework of international project work, mainly during practical workshop presentations and post-processing of these workshops. Read more…

OUTDOOR EDUCATION from theory to practice

Project entitled “Outdoor Academy coaching and outdoor education in youth field” was a strategic partnership between organizations from Poland, Romania, Italy, Germany and Greece. Project was led by Foundation Institute of Animation and Social Development supported by Foundation Pracownia Nauki i Przygody, both from Poland. Partner organisations were: Outward Bound Romania, ASD L’Orma from Italy, […]

OUTDOOR ACADEMY manual of educational program for youth groups

This manual is the result of a unique project called “Outdoor Academy: coaching and outdoor education in youth field”, organized in the framework of the Erasmus+ Program. During this program, we designed and tested dozens of scenarios, implemented different outdoor education approaches and experimented with various settings. A more detailed overview of the project’s history […]

Public Health and Well-being Innovation in the Natural environment Sector: Lessons from the UK and Finland

Thirty-one ethnographic interviews were conducted with health and well-being sector businesses to examine the dynamics of innovation in the UK (Cornwall) and across Finland. The Nordic countries are at the leading edge of these types of public health nature-based interventions, consequently, Finland was chosen as a comparator to the UK. We found that the construction […]

3rd Transnational Meeting, Valencia (Spain), 25-28 September 2018

The third transnational meeting was held in Valencia (Spain), 25-28 September 2018, and hosted by the project partner Asociacion Experientia. The main goal of the meeting was to identify the theoretical background, the scientific approaches and the good practices in order to raise awareness and knowledge exchange, providing opportunities for dialogue in order to create […]

3rd Transnational Meeting, 25-28 September 2018, Valencia, Spain

  The third transnational meeting will be held in Valencia (Spain), 25-28 September 2018, and will be hosted by the project partner Asociacion Experientia. The main goal of the meeting is to identify the theoretical background, the scientific approaches and the good practices in order to raise awareness and knowledge exchange, providing opportunities for dialogue […]