Outdoors in Czechia

Goals: The summer school is specifically designed for teachers, future teachers, teacher assistants, academics and students. The participants will be able to understand, explain and use the knowledge of outdoor tourism and stays in nature with a focus on health supporting physical activity. In a suitable way, the course combines individual topics by means of field education.

Content: Principles of cultural and sightseeing activities and environmental education, physical component of outdoor tourism, guidelines for preparation, organization and implementation of various forms of stays in nature with a focus on summer schools. Legislation behind summer schools, principles of first aid, emergency and disaster studies, survival in nature. Basic outdoor tourism skills – hiking: organization of a trip, camping, orientation in nature and topography. Basic outdoor tourism skills – cycling: organization of a trip, traffic education, riding technique, safety principles, specifics of children’s cycling, preparatory exercises and cycling games. Basic outdoor tourism skills – canoeing: paddling on standing water, basics of canoeing.

Methods of teaching: Several days’ training course. Theoretical preparation, practical outdoor exercises, preparation and organisation of contests and games.

Evaluation: Active participation and fulfilment of the course requirements.

Date 17. 6.–21. 6. 2019
Duration 5 days
Place Brno–Moravec
Application Fee 200 €
Organized by Faculty of Education at Masaryk University and contact persons below
Contact person

PhDr. Mgr. Petr Vlček, Ph.D. Faculty of Education, Dept. of Physical Education and Health Education, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mgr. Marek Trávníček, Faculty of Education, Dept. of Physical Education and Health Education,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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