Clubs - Youth Center Vratsa

Clubs

The team of Youth Center Vratsa is providing opportunities for young people to gather in clubs of interest that are guided by youth workers or volunteers.

Youth Development and Entrepreneurship Club offer young people various activities, with a formal and informal focus on the field of cultural tourism, presenting and participating in local craft workshops, tour programs and tours, which are conducted by partners in the form of experts from ROME – Vratsa and Nature Conservation Center “Natura” at the Directorate of Vratsa Balkan, through which club participants build skills and knowledge to present the local cultural and historical heritage to their peers, in order to meet and participate in the development of one of the priorities areas of Vratsa municipality, namely cultural tourism. Orienteering and rafting classes were held. On August 17 and 23, 2021 the team of the Youth Center – Vratsa, together with its clubs “Sports Animation and Tourism” and “Youth Development and Entrepreneurship” and together with the Regional History Museum – Vratsa prepared the adventure game “Seekers of forgotten elements – fire, water, air, land and love “in the area of ​​the pass” Vratsata”.This was part of the Center’s summer program. Young people participated in a video of the Center for Viticulture and winemaking.

The Sports Animation and Tourism Club aim at the participants to acquire and improve their practical skills in the field of sports activities and tourism. On August 17 and 23, 2021 the team of the Youth Center – Vratsa, together with its clubs “Sports Animation and Tourism” and “Youth Development and Entrepreneurship” and together with the Regional History Museum – Vratsa prepared the adventure game “Seekers of forgotten elements – fire, water, air, land and love “in the area of ​​the pass” Vratsata”.This was part of the Center’s summer program. There are yoga and tabata classes for young people. On November 22, 2021, two of the girls from the club – Geri Pelovska and Iva Mitova joined a video, with which they showed and spoke about two of the most interesting buildings in Vratsa – the Tower of the Meshchi and the Tower of Kurtpashov. On January 10, 2022, the young people from the club joined a video that aims to motivate more young people to move and play sports! At the end of March, 15 young people from Vratsa, Sofia, Blagoevgrad, Plovdiv and others took part in the classes of Tabata and yoga of the Sports Animation and Tourism Club. This was in connection with the first “YOUTH WEEKEND” for 2022. It was organized together with the association “Futura”.

The Vlogger Club will aim to explore the interests and attitudes of young people, their civic and social engagement, activity and opinion on various topics, involving them in discussions and sharing of personal experiences and experiences. The way of conducting the activities will be in the form of a pre-filmed and recorded podcast, which will then be published on social networks. The idea is for young people to recognize their inclusion in the podcasts from the Youth Center – Vratsa, as a place and a way through which they can be heard by more people, share their point of view, gain experience in public and media speaking, as well as expand their social environment. Podcasting as a form of content on social networks is preferred by young people who would like to create engaging content, through which they can attract their followers, who will subsequently also be included in the podcasts. Those who wish to join the Vlogger Club will be young people who recognize in themselves an interest in media content, communicativeness, creativity, interest in video editing and processing, open and expressive personalities on various topics and ready to listen to different points of view. Through the implementation of the podcasts with young people, we will aim to set topics for discussion that will increase the interest of young people in the mission, goals and activities of the Youth Center – Vratsa, as well as to increase the interest in topics related to the creation of policies for young people, any of them: “Life at School”, “The Right to an Opinion”, “Continuation after Secondary Education”, “Early School Leaving” “Young People’s Health”, “Young People and Drugs”, “Sports and Young People “Young People and the Internet”, “Young People and Aggression” and many others.


With its Activity lab movements, it aims, through a variety of methods, for the participants to learn soft skills for teamwork, good communication and coordination among themselves, as well as to develop their locomotor system. The activities that take place support the early physical, mental and emotional development of children and young people. An important part of his activities are also thematic educational quizzes, which he organizes.

The Board Games Club is for young people who want to improve their social skills and contacts, communicate together, work in teams and play an important role in the process of organizing tournaments. Young people regularly play different types of games, which improve not only their analytical skills but also their teamwork skills.

Talents Club is a place where children and young people have the freedom to show their talents. By providing the appropriate equipment, the team of the centre holds forums, events and concerts in which young people have a field for expression and a place to show their talent. Here the fire group FireLab operates, which is from young people from Vratsa. They participated in the show of Nikolaos Citiridis, then held “Sparks of Ancient Fire” and then joined the Festival of Adventures in Vratsa Balkans and then joined The summer program of the Center.

Japanese Culture Club aims to develop in young people an interest in the lifestyle, culture, literature and music of the Japanese people, as well as communication skills in a foreign language, as well as working in a multicultural environment. By participating in this club, young people will expand their worldview and share new knowledge with the people around them.

Creators Club aim to bring together volunteers focused on the development of youth spaces in other settlements, which will be a field for the organization of youth events and activities. The young people created the place “The Beach” at the beginning of the village of Zgorigrad in the individual months. They made and hung signs with eco-orientation at several key places in Vratsa during the different months.

Let`s Be Eco Club is one of the newly formed clubs at the Youth Center – Vratsa and, as the name suggests, is aimed at implementing various activities and initiatives of an ecological nature with the aim of protecting the environment and separate collection of waste.It is attended by young people and volunteers at the Center who have a desire, interest and responsibility to protect our environment and our beautiful nature.

The Clubs are part of project BGLD – 1.003 – 0004 “Youth Center Vratsa – a factor for the development of the Northwest “, financed through the EEA Financial Mechanism 2014-2021. The publications on the site reflect only the opinions of the authors. The Program Operator of the “Program Local Development, Poverty Reduction and Improved Inclusion of Vulnerable Groups” is not responsible for the content and information.