Marija Mažić, mag.paed.soc., educator

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Eight days can feel like a short time or it can feel like a life time. This was confirmed by the youth from our Center who participated in the exchange program “Stronger for Tomorrow”, hosted by Outward Bound in the Lika region of Croatia. With all the interesting content on the course, outdoor adventures, social interaction, and group activities, it seemed as if the days …

Experiences of volunteer Ivana from long-term EVS project “Volunteer for a carrer” in Armenia

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„Why Armenia?“ is the question I hear at least once a week. I usually say that it’s not me who chose Armenia but Armenia chose me. Searching the adventure and wishing to experience a culture which is different than mine, i applied for a project on Brusov university of language and social studies for 12 months. A few months before coming here I heard so …

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Impressions of the Second Donor dinner

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Outward Bound Croatia has successfully organized and carried out into the work its second Donor dinner, on the Tuesday, December 6 in the beautiful ambience of the Croatian School Museum. The Donor dinner has been a humanitarian, with the aim to raise funds for the wards of the “Dom za odgoj djece i mladeži Zagreb” in order to enable them to participate in the Outward …

Izvještaj s OBI konferencije 2016.

Report from OB international 2016 world conference

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This year, Outward Bound International World Conference was held from 31.10. – 04.11.2016. in North Carolina, Kanuga, Conference Center, http:/www.ncobs.org/obiwc-2016. Outward Bound Croatia had two representatives – Lovorka Šimunec, president of the organization and Vladimir Mesarić, president of Security Committee. The Conference was attended by more than 100 participants from 34 OB schools around the world. Theme was „Building Today for a Stronger Tomorrow“. With …

EVS kamp Build up - iskustva polaznika

EVS camp "Build Up" – experience

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In the beginning is not so easy to find your place at home when you’re back from EVS project. You feel confused, empty although You are happy to see your friends and family.You are missing the activities, new friends, the house, the village… even the instant coffe. Lets make it clear: my project was a short term EVS in the small croatian village Veliki Zhitnik.Two …

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2016 was marked by a successful cooperation

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During the 2016 Outward Bound Croatia has achieved a successful cooperation with two Croatian Rotary Clubs, Rotary Club Zagreb and Rotary Club Zagreb Gradec. Guided by the same values, together we have carried out several important projects of greater significance to the community. Rotary is an international association of persons from the professional and business world with the humane aim who appreciate and promote high …

Sabina Uni EVS Armenija

The last part of Sabina's "Uni EVS" in Armenia

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Vardavar or Vartavar festival came as a joyful refreshment for one hot Armenian summer day.  Although they warned me about that day, I realized the importance of the holiday just when a bucket of cold water splashed me on the house entrance. It’s an Armenian festival where people of social groups drench each other with water and it is celebrated 98 days (14 weeks) after …

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Sabina and her „Uni EVS“ in Armenia

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As winter was going away, we started to spend more time outdoors, visiting the city  and travelling, although it doesn’t mean that we did more exercise. Through the whole winter we were practicing volleyball in the sports hall of the dorm. I never thought I would spend so many hours in playing this game. All the players eventually were getting better and better. I changed …

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The Second Donor Dinner 06.12.2016.

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Info about the dinner Outward Bound Croatia is organizing its second donor dinner with the motto “Let’s change the lives of young people. On a better. Forever.”. The purpose of this event is to raise funds which will allow an unforgettable experience of Outward Bound program to children from the institution “Dom za odgoj djece i mladeži Zagreb”. Together with you, we want to donate …