NEWS

INTERNATIONAL MEETING UNDER THE HIKE TOGETHER PROJECT WAS HELD IN AMANDOLA, ITALY
10.10.2021
In the period 07-10 October 2021 in Amandola, Italy an international meeting under the Hike Together project was held, which was attended by the project partners from Austria, Bulgaria, Italy and Croatia. During the meeting, the partners visited the Grotte di Frasassi Cave, the Temple del Valadier and hiked in the Monti Sibillini National Park. On October 9, during the conference, the partner organizations presented the most popular hike routes in their countries. The conference was also attended by the Mayor of Amandola - Adolfo Marinangeli.

Hike Together project is focused on young people from disadvantage background, to promote hiking and walking in the nature as a basic to many sporting activities, well-being and fitness.

SPECIFIC GOALS OF HIKE TOGETHER PROJECT:
• To increase the knowledge, acquire new knowledge and experience of using hiking as a tool for social inclusion of young people from disadvantage background and promotion of equal opportunities and bringing together people, regardless of their age, sex, origin, financial status, etc.;
• To create an innovative network of professionals, devoted to active living from different parts of Europe, who will be committed to the project not only during project life, but also after the project end with development and growing network of mountain guides;
• Raise awareness on the added value of hiking and physical activities in relation to the personal, professional and social development of individuals through all planned project activities, in particular with the dissemination events will implement in the partner countries as well as local hiking events;
• To promote access to volunteering in sport and strengthen volunteers skills and management of activities related to nature environment of hiking clubs and improving their role as a professional providers of services in local communities.

Hike Together project is co-funded by Erasmus+ program of the European Union.