EVS “Scout and Volunteer Project” in Denmark

Duration: 6 months (01.07.2015 – 31.12.2015)
Venue: Kolding, Denmark
Funded by: Erasmus+ Programme, Denmark National Agency
Hosting Organisation: Houens Odde Spejdercenter
3 volunteers from the UK and Germany

Houens Odde Spejdercenter is one of the biggest scout centres in Northern Europe. It is owned by KFUM-Spejderne i Danmark – the biggest scout association in Denmark. The main idea of this scout organisation is to educate children and youth through educational and leisure activities with a peer-to-peer and non-formal approach. The centre aims to empower children and young people to become independent, honest and responsible adults who have respect for their surroundings, environment and nature. The main activities of the Houens Odde Spejdercenter mostly focus around nature and the discovering of our common environment. Houens Odde Spejdercenter is the main training and education centre of KFUM-spejderne in Denmark.

The volunteers will be hosted in the Houens Odde Spejdercenter and support the centre to run logistically. Moreover the volunteers will have the chance to support the organisation of leisure and educational activities for the groups of children and youth hosted.

The EIF sends one volunteer to this project for a duration of 6 months.


01.07.2015: Anna is leaving today to her placement in Denmark! We wish her the best out the experience! She registered a profile on the Youthreporter.eu platform here and already post her first video post here!

September 2015: new blog posts of Anna on her page of the Youthreporter platform, see here. (external link)

November 2015: Anna gives us an overview of why she chose to do a EVS service and what is happening with her in Denmark, check her article here.