Experience Silkeborg's Outdoor Living Lab!
We have selected a number of initiatives to show how the use of outdoor activities can contribute to mental and physical health.
Wall of Initiatives
The Wall of Initiatives tell the story about a whole community, Silkeborg, dedicated to the use of outdoor for the common good.
In the Footsteps of the Past
Local cultural experiences as a lever for more activity in nature.
Institutions with Outdoor Profile
Development and implementation of outdoor activities in the professional routines at social housing and activity institutions.
Out in the Open
Use of outdoor activities to train strength, fitness and balance for people with COPD, heart disease and diabetes.
Nature on Prescription
Outdoor as treatment to improve mental health, empowerment and job readiness.
Social workers and the use of outdoor
Can increased use of institutions’ outdoor spaces create a better working environment and better quality of work?
Tool bank for citizens with special needs
Can the development of a tool bank help facilitate access to nature for citizens with special needs.
Outdoor Day for All
Event for citizens with special needs providing a wide range of outdoor activities
Outdoor activities strengthening mental, physical and social health for people recovering from cancer.
Nature Guide for Daycare
Inspirational material for daycare workers and parents motivating increased use of local nature.
Denmark’s Outdoor Festival
Inspiration and knowledge sharing event for professionals, citizens and visitors.
School in Nature
Dybkær Special School supporting pupils with special needs and their profesionals in using outdoor.