In the wake of the global challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the urgency for innovative solutions and the recognition of the pivotal role of youth work has never been more apparent.


ReCalibur – ecotools in youth work for collective creativity aims to explore youth work’s renewed role in fostering a shared sense of mutual belonging with the communities and the natural world by enhancing and strengthening resonating outer connection as forms of creative inspiration.

This to increase young people’s sense of belonging, wellbeing, resilience, and responsibility towards the biosphere as a whole, and identify in these restored interactions means, motivation, tools and positive outlook to accomplish their goals and those of their community, expressed via the creative arts.


To explore ecopsychology principles and approaches

To investigate, curate, adapt and create non-formal education approaches and tools for youth workers, trainers, facilitators, coaches and educators

To demonstrate the relevance and evidence of this renewed approach to youth work

To pilot and prototype both new approach and the related tools in international youth work contexts, as well as in local youth work

To collect all the outputs, outcomes, deliverables and products of the project into an interactive online environment


Multiplier Events

Workshops of community creativity, nature-focused non-formal education workshops


Local Activities

Putting the tools into practice, including local communities with fewer opportunities


International Webinars

Promoting outputs and results to Europe Wide audience


Training courses

Exploring tools for community engagement and exploring tools for nature and outdoors-focused tools


Focus Groups

Better understanding of the current situation of youth work practices and youth workers across Europe

Long-term impacts

The ecopsychology principles and approaches with focus on creativity are explored, prototyped and proven in relation to applicability to youth work

The new approach and methodology are promoted and disseminated

Role, impact and recognition of youth work and non-formal education has been strengthened

Creativity, wellbeing and inclusion in young people as well as in communities has been strengthened

Creativity, creative industries, community life and the ecological environment are appreciated more

Quality of creative expressions enhances sense of belonging to community and the biosphere, enriching the local cultural heritage

The project ReCalibur is carried out by organisations from 5 countries

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve realized the importance of developing innovative ideas to impact youth work positively.

That’s why we’ve started the ERASMUS+ KA2 strategic partnership project called “RECALIBUR – ecotools in youth work for collective creativity.” with our partners from Shokkin 🇪🇪, Muovimente Societa Cooperativa Social 🇮🇹, Dansk ICYE 🇩🇰, coobra – cooperativa braccianti 🇦🇹

The project is supported by the European Union 🇪🇺, the Erasmus+ program and NIVAM – Slovak Youth Institute 🇸🇰

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