Be an Outdoor City!

Visit Silkeborg - and benefit from nature
through the use of an outdoor approach

Experience the Outdoor Capital of Denmark
and develop your own citys approach

We share our knowledge and experience and support you in developing your Outdoor City in a facilitated and collaborative process.

We offer a comprehensive 3-day programme that allows you to experience Outdoor Capital’s strongest initiatives and participate in a development space with other cities.

Skærmbillede 2022-11-22 kl. 11.25.50


How can outdoor activities and facilities support cultural and leisure life?

How can Outdoor support inward migration or strengthen the workforce?

Har du brug for at høre mere?

Kontakt Heiko i Outdoor Institute på tlf: 24 88 96 28 eller mail:

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.

Nature Forces

Outdoor activities strengthening mental, physical and social health for people recovering from cancer.

School in Nature

Dybkær Special School supporting pupils with special needs and their profesionals in using outdoor.

Out in the Open

Use of outdoor activities to train strength, fitness and balance for people with COPD, heart disease and diabetes.

In the Footsteps of the Past

Local cultural experiences as a lever for more activity in nature.

Denmark’s Outdoor Festival

Inspiration and knowledge sharing event for professionals, citizens and visitors.

Outdoor Day for All

Event for citizens with special needs providing a wide range of outdoor activities

Outdoor Academy

Education program empowering people who develop and coordinate outdoor initiatives and experiences.

Nature on Prescription

Outdoor as treatment to improve mental health, empowerment and job readiness.