PYDOS – Prevention of Youth Drop-Outs in Sport

The overall idea of the project is to make youth active in sports for a longer time thus preventing drug use among youth and youth involvement in crimes.

In order to reach the project objectives, the following actions have been implemented:

1) To organize 3 joined sport events for youth that consisted also of trainings, sport competitions, sport shows and workshops in order to discuss approaches and methods for keeping youth in sports for a longer time period;

2) To collect, compile and discuss the best practises in order to keep the youth in sports;

3) To publish the best practises handbook;

4) To prepare and implement training on youth leadership;

5) To create a network of sport organizations and relevant stakeholders for further experience exchange and organization of joined sport events.

There are several project target groups: youth, coaches, sport organizations and municipalities as decision makers.