in association with PBL Institute

Τίτλος : «(Re) Cycling for Nature»

Τόπος : Klaipeda, Lithuania

Ημερομηνίες : 21 εώς 28 Οκτωβρίου 2019

Συμμετέχοντες : 4 άτομα 18 εώς 25 ετών και 1 άτομο (leader) 25 εώς 35 ετών.

Καλύπτεται το 100% των εξόδων μετακίνησης εώς 250 ευρώ και το 100% διαμονής διατροφής.

Συμμετοχή : 40 € (εφόσον επιλεγείτε)

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Project "(Re) Cycling for Nature" brings the new highly integrated conception of sport, healthy lifestyle, environment protection and active citizenship to the new level altogether. "(Re) Cycling for Nature" gives the new approach towards solving of the Environmental problems while cycling and recycling preserving urban and natural environment from different kind of pollution: air, waists; looking for a new approaches and measures on environmental education, civic engagement and healthy life being.
"(Re) Cycling for Nature” reveals the highly integrated conception of environment protection by organizing environmental actions while cycling a bike - particularly in the Baltic sea region, where environmental issues are at the highest importance. The project idea strongly focuses healthy lifestyle promotion, that's high supported by European. EU Health and Environment policy and its Health strategy (European environment policy until 2020) that highly promotes the following aspects of health policy:
- Prevention work - especially by promoting healthier lifestyles;
- Equal chances of good health & quality healthcare for all (regardless of income, gender, ethnicity, etc.);
- Safeguard EU citizens from environment-related pressures and risks to health and well-being;
- Turn the EU into a resource-efficient, green, and competitive low-carbon economy.
Seaside region of Baltic sea - seems to be a very nice example of "(Re)Cycling for Nature" because of rich Natural and Cultural heritage of this wonderful seaside infrastructure. Baltic seaside full of green areas within also it contains a number of famous objects of cultural heritage where non-formal educational activities on sport could be exercised: Kursiu Nerija, Smiltyne, Palanga, Klaipeda full of points of cultural and natural interests referring to Cycling infrastructure and educational activities. Despite this Baltic sea kept as one of the most polluted in the world therefore need bigger attentions, considerations and special measures (Source:

During the programme we will explore major topics related to Environment protection and healthy life while doing sport in Nature:
- Environmental challenges for Baltic Sea;
- Nature protection in Kursiu Nerija;
- Cycling as sport and outdoors educational activity;
- Doing sport in urban area;
- Volunteering for preservation cultural and natural heritage in the seaside region;
- Environment protection and recycling issues in Klaipeda.
"(Re) Cycling for Nature" has a strong non-formal education character - it gives youth better understanding about benefits of a healthy lifestyle while cycling, acknowledge how to read value of local natural heritage in terms of preservation of forests, green areas, how to contribute to preservation of natural areas within the cities, suburban areas and local regions and how to start active volunteering in related organizations. Healthy life awareness and benefits of cycling together promoted in the project fostering of active community bringing and new ideas for realization through volunteering activities.

The AIM of Project - promoting of Youths' Healthy living habits by practicing cycling activities acknowledging local cultural and natural highlights and dealing with environmental issues in sea of Baltic region.
1. Give better insights for youth on healthy lifestyle and cycling as a tool for exploring of local natural and cultural heritage in the Baltic Sea region;
2. Provide insights on cycling-based learning a method for catalyzing the new pro-social ideas and bringing ideas to the practice;
3. Provide the new, innovative ideas for youth how to volunteer in local sport/environmental/cultural organizations;
4. Introduce youth to the conception of learning by doing losing xenophobic, discriminatory attitudes;
5. Creating of innovative projects for contributing to local communities preserving of local cultural, natural heritage and sports infrastructure for promoting active, healthy, culturally rich environment for youth and local communities.
Project Methodology - learning by doing (Dewey, 1958), that involves highly practical activities by learners exercising themselves acting together and learning from the practice. Cycling-based learning is at the heart of "Learning by doing" because of active learners' involvement in sports activities exploring local natural and cultural heritage for better understanding and contributions by volunteering in the local cultural, natural and sport infrastructure establishments.

Participating countries: Spain, Estonia, Latvia, Bulgaria, Poland, Greece, Lithuania

Venue: Sodyba „Gribžė“

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