Trainig Course “Youth Photo Games“

The type of project:
Training Course, Action 3.1

Title of project
“Youth Photo Games“

From 1st to 9th June 2012, Novi Sad, Serbia

Training Course is about promotion of voluntarism using creative photography as a method for social inclusion of youth with fewer opportunities.


Who we are:


The training course will be organized by Association iNSomnia, who will do Training Course using non-formal way of learning – through working on creative artistic methods. Members of iNSomnia are experts in management in culture and art. iNSomnia works on organizing fun and culture activities for young people: youth info work, organizing volunteers, organizing fun and culture activities for youth, organizing all activities which improve quality of youth life;




Boris Radivojkov – expert for photography and educator

Nebojsa Djeric – experienced Salto trainer


About the Project:

Training Course is about promotion of voluntarism using creative photography as a method for social inclusion of youth with fewer opportunities.

            The main goal of our training course “Youth Photo Games“ is to offer to participants new art techniques and learning methods for improving inclusion of excluded groups of youth
with psychological problems – mental health problems. Also by promotion youth volunterism and photo activities, as a result of our TC participants will use those learning methods in everyday work with excluded youth including them in active local community life.

            Idea is to show that there is possibility to solve certain mental health problem caused by stress through application of photography action. This art activity can lead to solution or point out a problem that can be resolved by working on it afterwards.

            Activities on our training course: making photographies, photography games, making video from photo materials, drawing with photo chemistry, spending time in nature and contact with nature.

            Target group on our training course are people actively involved in work with social excluded youth with psychological problems – caused by stress (youth workers, youth leaders, play workers, NGO activists, school teachers, social workers, volunteers).

            (We would like to get participants already with knowledge about photography)



- to promote voluntarism and inclusion as a most significant value working with youth with fewer opportunities – youth with health psychological problems.

- to increase awareness of the value and importance of volunteering as a form of active engagement and as a tool to develop and improve competences for personal, social and professional development.

- to encourage excluded young people with fewer opportunities – youth with mental health problems to play an active role in their communities

- to contribute participants development of creative capabilities and skills in youth work using learning and creative methods (photography techniques)

- promotion of volunteering as a way of active social participation, and a way to acquire knowledge and skills useful for persons' professional development.

Working language:
English – all participants must be able to actively communicate using English language

100% for accommodation will be covered and 70% of travel cost (Apex tickets) will be reimbursed after receiving original receipts.