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Nuotta-seminaari 15-21.8.2022

Erasmus+ rahoitteinen nuorisotyöntekijöiden liikkuvuushanke kokosi yhteen 24 nuorisotyöntekijää 7 eri maasta, tutustumaan NEET tilanteessa olevien nuorten tukemiseen kokemuksellisen oppimisen keinoin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Participant’s experience:

Kokkola, Finland is a beautiful and picturesque city located on the west coast of the Finland . It is known for its stunning natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and friendly locals. One of the best  to experience  is Villa Elba, a charming cottages  near a beautiful lake on the outskirts of the city.

Villa Elba was  the perfect venue for a seminar on  Nuotta coaching in the topic of adventure and healthy living. The building itself is surrounded by beautiful gardens and parkland, providing a peaceful and serene setting for learning and reflection. And just a short walk away is the stunning lake, where you can enjoy the fresh air and beautiful views. Inside, we found spacious and well-appointed rooms that are ideal for seminars and workshops.

At the seminar, we had the opportunity to learn about the many benefits of adventure and healthy living for our mental health and well-being. We heard  from experts in the field, who shared their knowledge and experience and provided exercises in the fresh air  on topics such as the link between physical activity adventure  and mental health, the importance of nature in our lives.

In addition to the presentations, exercises  and discussions, the seminar it included a number of practical activities and experiences. We had the opportunity to go on a guided nature walk in the surrounding parkland, done archery , cycling and team building exercises  where we learned a lot and reflected on that

One of the most amazing experiences was camping on Sodra Trutkloppen Island is to spend a night in the great outdoors during a thunderstorm. This can be an exciting and thrilling adventure, as you brave the elements and enjoy the beauty and power of nature.

To prepare for this adventure, we needed to bring all the necessary camping gear, such as tents, sleeping bags, and cookware. And also needed to pack some food and drink, as well as any games or activities we wanted to enjoy during the night. And thanks to the amazing organizational skills of Sarianne, the organizer of the whole program , we had plenty of delicious food and snacks to keep you fueled throughout the night.

When we arrived on the island, we  needed to find a suitable spot to set up our  campsite. This was a  challenge, as the island is wild and untamed.But with a little bit of effort and determination, you’ll find the perfect place to pitch your tents and build a fire.

Later Sarianne and Heidi took us in a tour o navigate through dense forests and over rocky terrain.

Once we hade  settled in, we enjoyed a delicious meal of bread and soup cooked over the fire. We  also played games and tell stories, or simply sit back and listen to the sounds of the either the sea or forest inside . As the night wears on, you’ll begin to hear the distant rumblings of thunder, but we slept and When the storm finally arrived , we  felt the excitement and anticipation at night as we woke up leaving tents till the storm was over .

Some enjoyed  spectacular display of lightning and thunder. The sky will be lit up with flashes of light, and the ground will shake with the sound of thunder while rain was falling heavily  we really felt  small and insignificant in the face of this awe-inspiring natural phenomenon, and  we were  filled with a sense of wonder and amazement.

Dr Naela aldoghmi

Desert bloom / Jordan