ORIENT – Young explorers re-discover local communities through orienteering

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Objectives

  • Promoting social inclusion and participation of vulnerable young people by using orienteering as a multi-goal activity;
  • Enhancing sport trainers’, and civil society organization workers abilities to foster social inclusion through orienteering as a grassroot sport.
  • Raising awareness among local communities, stakeholders and policy-makers of the value of sport as a tool for inclusion.

Activities

  • Collection of good practices, tools and methodologies using orienteering for social inclusion.
  • Development of a curriculum on orienteering for social inclusion aimed at sport trainers and civil society organization workers.
  • Creation of a toolbox for the creation of orienteering routes for young people.
  • Co-creation of a compendium with orienteering routes done from participatory mapping workshops and an orienteering contest with young people and sport trainers and civil society organization workers.
  • Drafting a Manifesto with the potential of orienteering for social inclusion.

Resources

  • ORIENT Anthology: a collection of inspiring good practices, tools and methodologies using orienteering for social inclusion
  • ORIENT Curriculum for sport trainers and civil society organizations workers.
  • GEARs & IDEAs: a toolbox for orienteering routes
  • ORIENT Compendium: “Routes to inclusion”                       
  • ORIENT Manifesto

Impact

  • Enhanced abilities on the use of orienteering for social inclusion of 25 sport trainers and 25 civil society organization workers.
  • Improved social inclusion of 150 disadvantaged young people through the co-creation of 5 orienteering routes for inclusion and the participation in orienteering contests.
  • Raised awareness about the value of sport for social inclusion on 12 policy makes.

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Date of the project

01/01/2021 – 30/06/2023

DG of reference

Erasmus + SPORT, Collaborative Partnerships

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Unit

Youth

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