A beloved action packed tradition
The “Olympics at Tvind” is a yearly activity which takes place in the beginning of September. The sports event is a long standing tradition where children and youth from care homes and schools in Denmark get together for two days of sports, games, social interaction a lot of fun. Around 500 people attend the event.
More than 60 disciplines need to be organised – everything from team sports like football, volleyball and basket ball to archery, athletics, cycling, climbing and other individual sports. There’s also many activities for people who are not great sports enthusiasts; like chess, street art, angling, puzzle games and more.
The disciplines are organised by students from DNS and school who train Development Instructors, since it is a great opportunity to hone your organisational skills and team work abilities.
The preparation camp for the event starts four days before the event itself.
When and where
Volunteers are needed from the 9th -15th of September 2019.
The event itself will take place on Friday and Saturday 13-14th of September.
Tvind International School Centre, Skorkærvej 8, Ulfborg 6990, Denmark
Host of the event
DNS · The Necessary Teacher Training College
How can I get involved?
Volunteers are needed to help organise the various disciplines. Volunteers will work together with DNS’ers and DI’s (Development Instructors) in teams who are responsible for one or more disciplines.
Volunteers are needed to help with cooking, cleaning, washing dishes and keeping the place nice and tidy.
What’s in it for me?
A lot of fun and many new friends – and valuable experience. It is a unique experience to make such an event happen with only 3 days to prepare with over 60 people from all over the world. You will learn organisational skills, problem solving and a lot of teamwork!
Also: You will receive food and accommodation.
You will receive a document stating what tasks you have undertaken as a volunteer.
Fill the form below and express your interest, and we will get back to you with more details.