AsenovgradTraining Course: Vitamin S

Dates: 1-9 August 2017

Venue: Sofia, Bulgaria

Eligible are 37 participants coming from: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Spain

Application deadline: 31st May 2017

“VITAMIN S” is a Training Course (TC) that will deal with the importance of Sport as part of our daily life, benefits of physical activity, healthy living and active being.

General Description

“VITAMIN S” is a Training Course (TC) that will deal with the importance of Sport as part of our daily life, benefits of physical activity, healthy living and active being.

All this issues will be focused on the point of view of experienced youth workers, dealing with youngsters at daily basis and will highlight how to attract youngsters to be more active and healthy that will raise their study and work productivity.
This TC will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Duration: 7 full working days activities, 2 travel days in the period August 01-09, 2017. The countries involved in the project are the following: Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Jordan in total 37 participants (4 participants/per country).

Learning objectives of the TC are:

– To raise knowledge and gain new experiences on attractive side of Sport and Healthy living and ways to promote them to the young people;
– To clarify the challenges of Sport and Healthy living as part of the daily life of the Europeans;
– To promote Sport as a tool for education regarding to content and methodology, non-formal and informal learning process, intercultural learning and impact on local community;
– To create a network of professionals (youth leaders, sport coaches social workers and Trainers) who work with young people with low levels of physical activity and lack of healthy living habits and by using those instruments, to try changing their realities.
The profile of the participants:
– Youth /social workers, sport coaches/specialists or youth leaders active within their organization;
– Be motivated to develop their competencies in inter-cultural dialogue and Sport;
– Already have experience in working with young people, organizing initiatives and projects;
– Be able to act as a multiplier in our local community, ensuring the snowfall effect;
– Have experience or prepare before the TC with concrete examples on the topic of education through sport from their work with young people;
– Be committed to attend for the full duration of the course;
– Preferable age: 25+;
– Able to speak in English, basic level of language knowledge is required in order that the participant feels comfortable during the event.

Participants needs, connected to the topic:

– Ability to gain new knowledge and skills in promotion of physical activity through young people;
– New tools and methods to use in their work with young people in order to motivate them to participate in physical activity in sport and/or to keep their motivation for participation;
– Exchange practices and ideas with specialists from another countries.

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This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme.

– Board, lodging, local transports and all materials of the training course will be covered by the Organizer;

Maximum reimbursement amount for travel / participant:

Bulgaria 0 euro
Bosnia and Herzegovina 180 euro
Greece 275 euro
Italy 275 euro
Portugal 820 euro

Romania 180 euro
Spain 360 euro
Slovakia 275 euro
Jordan 275 euro

For the reimbursement please keep all the original tickets, invoices and boarding passes. The reimbursement will be done accordingly to the amount of the tickets. If the travel costs are bigger that the specified amount then, the extra amount is supported by the partner organization or by the participant.

– The participants should arrange their own insurance for their travel and stay in Bulgaria;



Bulgarian sports development association – NGO

Phone: +359889137478

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: InfoPack Vitamin S.pdf

Contact for questions:

Joanna Dochevska