DIGITAL DETOX: A NEW CHALLENGE? Another beneficial tool of Outward Bound Croatia

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Many publications describe the beneficial impact of Outward Bound courses for participants. These publications describe improvements mainly in Character: displaying increased self-awareness and self-confidence while demonstrating understanding and compassion toward others, leadership and service. Leadership: demonstrating the ability to set goals, inspire and guide others to achieve them. Furthermore, exhibiting the ability to collaborate, communicate, solve problems and resolve conflicts effectively. Service: demonstrating social and …

„Leave your trace“ summer volunteering camp in Veliki Žitnik

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From 13th until 26th August the volunteering camp „Leave your trace“ will be held in Veliki Žitnik and gather 24 young volunteers from eight European countries. The organization of the camp is made possible with the financial help of the Erasmus+ programme for education, training, youth and sport. 24 youngsters aged 17 to 30 from Spain, Italy, Germany, Bulgaria, Latvia, Czech Republic, Greece and Poland …

Dive into yourself!

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8 days, 76 kilometers, 1 cave discovered, 2 rocks conquered by rockclimbing, 7 new friendships and 1 emotional breakdown. Matea (25), participant of Outward Bound Summer course “Dive into yourself!” What kind of people apply for something like this? What are their expectations and goals? What kind of influence can this experience have on them? One week after the best adventure of my life has …

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Experiences of our EVS volunteer from his 9 month stay in Macedonia

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EVS: Looking Outward and Inward Even though the common view of an EVS experience is that of travelling, interacting with different cultures, and immersing yourself in a new way of life, it is even more than that. For me especially: Macedonian culture is not too far away from Croatian culture, which is why exploring and adapting to it has been a breeze. What this EVS …

7 reasons your child should attend OBC

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They will identify strengths in themselves that they never realised they had Everyone has untapped potential, the only problem is that we don’t know what we don’t know. Sometimes it’s difficult to identify part of our personality that could really benefit us or others around us.  Strengths such as determination, teamwork and responsibility may sit inside us for days, weeks or years until we have and …

EVS experiences from Latvia

EVS experiences from Latvia!

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3 volunteers, 2 months, 1 project. Ana, Marina and Lucija spent 2 months volunteering in an organization “Radi Vidi Pats” on an EVS project „No bikes, no party“ funded by the Erasmus+ program of the European Commission. As their sending organization, we´re sharing their experience, read and get motivated! Ana´s story:   I got a chance to go on an EVS in Liepaja, Latvia. I …

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President Kolinda Grabar Kitarović visited Education Center OUTWARD BOUND CROATIA in Veliki Žitnik

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President Kolinda Grabar Kitarović visited Education Center Outward Bound in Veliki Žitnik accompanied by dr. Darko Milinović, Ličko-Senjska County mayor. During the visit, she met with members of the Executive and Senior Board of the Outward Bound Croatia who briefly presented her Outward Bound methodology  and had the opportunity to look at the performance of the part of the Outward Bound program currently being conducted …

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Volunteering in Georgia: the Building Life project

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Why Georgia? I fell in love with this country three years ago. The food, wine, culture and magical Caucasus mountains keep me coming back. I decided to find out how does everyday life look like in the capital, and came for 4-month EVS project Building Life. Living and volunteering in Tbilisi means taking wild rides in yellow “marshrutka”, eating tonnes of Khinkali and drinking litters …

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Short-term EVS Camp “Rhythms of nature” in Veliki Žitnik, 14th -27th of August 2017

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The short-term EVS Camp “Rhythms of nature“ will take place from the 14th until the 27th of August in our Educational center in the village of Veliki Žitnik near Gospić town. For two weeks, 24 skilled young people aged 17 to 30 from Spain, Italy, Germany, Bulgaria, Latvia, Macedonia, Czech Republic and Greece will volunteer to contribute to the environment around the Outward Bound educational …

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Report of our volunteer Ivana from her longterm EVS in Armenia

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Christmas and New Years Eve came so suddenly. While trying to get more acquinted with Armenia and its culture and being busy with the classes on the University, i didnt even realised that already 4 months passed and the season of celebrations was knocking on the door. The shiny and colorful decorations were springing up around the city and hordes of people were attacking the …