“Game of Wellness”

Deadline: 10 October 2016
Open to: Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Project managers from  Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain, United Kingdom
Venue: 9-17 December 2016, Brno (Kaprálův Mlýn) , Czech Republic


The aim of this training is to explore the concept of “wellness” as a state of complete physical, mental, social & spiritual well-being and introduce practical & fun tools and strategies of promoting holistic health and personal development in young people and youth workers.

The activities will be based on non-formal and experiential learning methodologies, all centered on different aspects of health in the context of youthwork. For broadening the understanding of health beyond the physical dimension, organizers will use the concept of wellness that is described as a holistic model of health that addresses all 4 dimensions of health as defined by World Health Organisation (physical, mental, social, spiritual well-being).

  • To promote and explore concepts of “wellness”, health and work-life balance in the context of youth work; and the dissemination of these concepts and principles among young people;
  • To empower and motivate youth workers to develop and organize activities that support wellbeing and healthy lifestyle in their communities and organisations;
  • To introduce practical tools as frameworks for promoting holistic health, personal development, resilience and conflict resolution in young people/youth workers/organisations (including experiential methods and practical principles of gamification);
  • To explore strategies/methods how to make personal and professional practice of a youth worker more healthy, joyful, resilient and holistic;
  • Add inspiration, creative tools and approaches to their practice with emphasis on the uplifting aspects of youth work and to develop specific action plan of its implementation.


Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Project managers coming from Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain, United Kingdom.


Accommodation and meals during the training course will be provided.

The travel costs of the participants will be refunded after the training course (after participants send all their travel documents etc.) to this maximum amounts:

  • Greece, Ireland, Italy, Romania, Spain, United Kingdom – 275 EUR;
  • Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic – 180 EUR.

Participation fee: Money shouldn’t be the only obstacle against your participation – therefore the organizers suggest a sliding scale from EUR 40 to EUR 100 for participation fee.

The organizers want to give you the possibility to selfevaluate how much you can contribute financially, and how much you consider a fair fee for 8 days training programme.

How to apply?

In order to apply for this training please fulfill the online application form latest by 10 October 2016.

If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact Jana Stará at:

For more information, please check out the official call.

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