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Μπορείτε να βρείτε, φεστιβάλ, περιβαλλοντικά, ανακαίνισης, κοινωνικά αλλά και εκμάθησης γλωσσών. Δεν έχετε παρά να δείτε παρακάτω την λίστα που ετοιμάσαμε για εσάς.

 

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Είναι η στιγμή για να διαλέξεις κάτι πραγματικά διαφορετικό αυτό το καλοκαίρι, να βιώσεις μια σημαντική εμπειρία ζωής.

 

Ιταλία
1. LUNAR 10, COLLE BERARDINO - HARVEST AND THRESHING FEAST, RENO AGRI, 09/07/18 - 23/07/18, 18-99, Extra Fee 20 Eur.
In this interesting project you will do agricultural activities and will learn how to build an enclosure to protect wildlife; how to prepare a Harvest Party with recyclable materials, such as benches, tables and seats; and how to harvest aromatic herbs and grains in a farm. But there is more! You will also work with the volunteers of the workcamp LUNAR 12 to prepare the First Harvest Festival in Colle Berardino in a wild area on the mountains in the region of Rocca Sinibalda, 50 km Northeast of Rome.

2. LUNAR 23, BAU MELA 2, RENO AGRI, 22/08/18 - 05/09/18, 18-99.
In this project, located in Sardinia, volunteers will support the work of the association Bau Mela, a non-profit organization which does most of its business under a mountain area in the heart of Montiferru (Oristano) from the extreme landscape and natural value. Some of the principles that inspire the recovery and enhancement of the valley are synergistic gardening, permaculture, alternative energy, energy saving and development of pastoral traditions. The association also runs a study center on pastoralism and farming practices.
International volunteers will work in different activities necessary for the development of natural heritage and to tasks of Bau Mela facilities’ maintenance and improvement and will also help to organize the Music festival and the celebration of the Sardinian New Year, a traditional community feast with rural background.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montiferru

3. IBOIT22, SANTA SEVERINA, MANU, 20/08/18 - 30/08/18, 18-99, Extra Fee 70 Eur.
This workcamp is implemented in cooperation with WWF of Crotone which is starting to manage an Environmental Educational Center in Santa Severina, a beautiful medieval village in the region of Calabria. Volunteers will help WWF Crotone members to clean and secure paths, to build fences, and write billboards. During the stay there will be lessons about the history of ‘Ndrangheta, the local mafia.

 

Γαλλία

4. CONCF-014, LA REOLE 1 ENHANCING MEDIEVAL HERITAGE, CONS CULT, 09/08/18 - 30/08/18, 18-99.
This lovely project is located in the medieval town of La Réole, not far from Bordeaux, in the South West of France. It focuses on the renovation and enhancement of the 17th century mansion-house ‘Hotel Peysseguin” courtyard and on building a wooden structure that will host future workcamps and several public presentations and workshops.

5. CONCF-015, LA REOLE 2, MEDIEVAL TIMES AND TRADITIONS, MANU CULT, 06/09/18 - 27/09/18, 18-99.
This project is also located in the fortified medieval town La Reole, and perfectly suits history, art and cultural activities lovers. Indeed, many educational activities will take place, in order for volunteers to experiment medieval professions connected to monuments conservation, for instance medieval stone-cutting, tapestry, frameworks and cooking. A lot of great meetings with art artisans and locals are waiting for you!

 

Γερμανία

6. ijgd 18226, YOUR FESTIVAL AND GARDENING SUMMER IN BREMEN, ENVI CONS FEST, 11/08/18 - 01/09/18, 18-26.
If you have always wanted to help out at a festival and work outside, then this workcamp in Bremen is just right for you! You will help and be part of the party at the music and culture festival SummerSounds, together with other young people and locals. You will work with the support and under the supervision of staff working for the LidiceHaus and other youth organizations in Bremen. During the second half of the project, you will maintain and look after the outside area of your accommodation (Youth Education Centre), as well as the close by sports club and kindergarten. As a 1.200-year-old Hanseatic city, Bremen has a lot to offer in terms of cultural events, historical sights, a diverse and colorful nightlife, nice parks and lakes to relax at. On your free days you can take trips to the North Sea coast, to Hamburg or other cities.

 

7. ijgd 58403, AYCP - ALL YOU CAN PLANT, ENVI FEST ART, 31/08/18 - 18/09/18, 18-26.

The Freiraumgalerie Halle (free space gallery Halle), located in Halle (Saale), will run an “All I/ you can plant” festival in its neighborhood this year. What you will work on depends on the necessary jobs that have to be done during the event. This depends on the timeline of the festival. Some of your possible tasks are: building and unbuilding festival stalls, seating area and stage; creating and putting up decoration; Helping at the festival: selling food, assisting with the program; Urban Gardening: building and planting high beds, planting lawns, putting up green walls; Designing walls (plastering and graffiti workshop), etc.

8. IBG 38, AACH, RENO MANU, 18/08/18 - 01/09/18, 18-99.
Aach is a small village not far from Trier in Western Germany, near the border with Luxemburg. After a very positive experience in 2017, they are looking forward to welcoming again international volunteers to improve the infrastructure of the village. Both aspects are quite important for local community: the exchange with international volunteers and their concrete support. The village is situated in a deep valley, the different houses climb up the steep hills. If you participate in this project you will help villagers to maintain their local heritage and infrastructure. You will meet friendly people and discover a beautiful landscape where you will have the possibility to go hiking, make barbecues, discover nature, and have different activities together with locals (they are already waiting for you!). The number of excursions will be limited, but for sure you will visit Trier, the oldest German city with many Roman sights (as Porta Nigra), a famous cathedral, many clubs and events...

Εσθονία
9. EST 06, DOWN TOWN KIDS CITY I, KIDS, 10/06/18 - 23/06/18, 19-33, Extra Fee 20 Eur.
If you participate in this project, located in the Estonian capital, Tallinn, you will organize and implement many creative and educational activities for local children, while using informal methods of teaching. The project’s aim is to introduce the diversity of world cultures to children and provide them with good practices in intercultural communication, by using the learning-by-doing method and organizing alternative English language practice. The project gets kids aged 10 to 13 years old familiar with customs and traditions of the countries from all over the world and encourages them to develop their cross-cultural thinking and tolerance.

10. EST 10, PARIISI FRA, KIDS, 23/06/18 - 10/07/18, 19-99.
Do you want to spend three weeks speaking French and working with kids in the village of Pariisi in Estonia? Then this project is for you! The workcamp is organized for kids and teenagers by the Association of Teachers of French in Estonia. The main aim of the project is to provide intensive experience of learning and practicing French for kids and teenagers outside school curriculum, by using facilities of the children camp Pariisi. The program includes games and activities, performances in the open air, hikes, excursions and visits, talks and discussions in working groups. Naturally the language of this camp is French – what else would you speak in Pariisi?

 

11. EST 20, PARIISI ENG, KIDS, 13/07/18 - 04/08/18, 19-99, Extra Fee 20 Eur.
This project is organized for kids and teenagers by the Association of Teachers of English in Estonia. The main aim of the workcamp, despite its name, is to provide kids and teenagers with an intensive experience of learning and practicing the English language outside school curriculum. The program includes games and activities, performances in the open air, hikes, excursions and visits, talks and discussions in the working groups. The language of the camp is English – although the name Pariisi might provoke another expectation!

 

12. EST 30, DOWN TOWN MULTI, KIDS, 06/08/18 - 16/08/18, 20-28, Extra Fee 20 Eur.
If you join this project you will teach kids languages in fun and interactive ways, while staying in the heart of magic Tallinn! This project is organized for teenagers (aged 14 to 17) by the non-profit educational association “Alternative Language Programs Satellite” within its annual activities on multicultural issues for teens. The project’s aim is to introduce the diversity of world cultures to teenagers and provide them with practices in intercultural communication, by using the learning-by-doing method which includes meetings, visits, direct contact with young people from abroad, as well as alternative language practice. The project encourages teens to develop their global thinking and individual initiative, as well as tolerance and resistance to xenophobia and ethnic hatred. The workcamp has 3 working languages: French, German and Spanish.

13. EST 50, RISTITEE FARM, ENVI, 24/09/18 - 07/10/18, 18-99, Extra Fee 30 Eur.
If you join this project you will work with an organization that for years has been cooperating with farms all over Estonia for solidarity, respect and practical support to local people who work in agricultural sector trying to keep traditional life style and to develop new eco-farming initiatives. In this wonderful project you will work in a farm which has over 100 horses and specializes in eco-tourism in the small island of Kassari (19 sq.km) and in horse riding for tourists.

Αγγλία
14. CONCUK01-18, GREEN AND AMP; AWAY SET UP, ENVI MANU FEST, 13/06/18 - 27/06/18, 18-99, Extra Fee 40 Eur.
If you participate in this project, you will contribute to the work of “Green and amp; Away”, an educational charity that organizes, builds and runs Europe’s only tented, sustainable conference centre - a temporary eco-village, situated on a farm in the west of England. Each summer they bring a community of around 100 volunteers from across the world together to create the site, facilitate events, and take down this beautiful and unique project. The place is surrounded by stunning countryside, close to the Malvern Hills.

15. CONCUK04, GREEN AND AMP; AWAY FESTIVAL, ENVI FEST, 03/07/18 - 16/07/18, 18-99, Extra Fee 40 Eur.
As in the previous project, this project also regards the implementation of the festival run by the local educational charity Green and amp; Away. You will be an integral part of the team helping to run the festival. During the project volunteers can participate in workshops every week covering a wide range of subjects about environmental issues, such as renewable energy, electric cars, sustainable forestry, etc. The place is surrounded by stunning countryside, close to the Malvern Hills.

16. XS01, DEAN CASTLE, ENVI, 01/07/18 - 15/07/18, 18-100, Extra Fee 80 Eur.
In this lovely two-week project you will create a nature reserve in Kilmarnock, Scotland, and you will live in Dean Castle Country Park, close to many places of interest.

 

Εθελοντικά προγράμματα για εφήβους

 

Ιταλία
17. LUNAR04, IN THE WOOD ARMONY, MANU, 21/06/18 - 04/07/18, 16-17, Extra Fee 200.00 Eur.
If you participate in this beautiful project, located 25 km from lovely Orvieto, in the central region of Umbria, you will contribute to the activities of Artemide, an association that shares ecological values. What will you do exactly? Many things! You will be involved in creative recycling workshops, e.g. how to create new objects from recycled materials, by using both traditional ways of assembly and new creative and experimental techniques with pallets, wood from the forest, plastic bottle, paper, etc. You will also do maintenance work in the “House-Laboratory Cerquosino”, a place where different cultures can gather. What will be the impact of your participation? Protecting natural environment from the touristic speculation of the area; increasing the value of a disadvantaged rural area that has been abandoned from local population over the last 20 years; putting into practice ecology; and proposing new solutions related to traditional practices and creativity.

18. LUNAR07, VILLAGE IN THE WORLD, RENO ENVI, 06/07/18 - 17/07/18, 15-17, Extra Fee 200 Eur.
Due to a cancellation, there is again one place available for one girl in this beautiful project where volunteers will support the local community in different renovation and environmental activities in the charming village of Roccantica.

Αγγλία
19. CONCUKTEEN01-18, ROCK FARM, TEEN (teenage_camp), ENVI AGRI, 01/07/18 - 09/07/18, 16-17, Extra Fee 300 Eur.
Would you like to learn about and get inspired by, permaculture principles and techniques? If you participate in this interesting project you will contribute to the work of a local non-profit organization, by maintaining and developing Rock Farm, a local community farm in West Sussex. This is a unique place that offers access to horticultural therapy and community gardening for a range of volunteers and vulnerable groups. There, you will meet local volunteers and the vulnerable adults who use the farm as a therapeutic outdoor working space; you will participate in cultural visits and leisure activities, such as a day trip visit to Brighton; visit the local area and go for hikes in the countryside; learn about living in the British culture; and you will practice and improve your English language! Rock Farm is based near Pulborough, about 20 miles from Brighton.

20. CONCUKTEEN02-18, BRIGHTON ROCKS II, TEEN (teenage_camp), ENVI MANU, 11/08/18 - 19/08/18, 16-17, 350 Eur.
If you want to practice your English and work in the field of environmental sustainability, have a look at this project! You will be involved in manual and environmental work and you will get an understanding of sustainable development, permaculture and sustainability work in Brighton, a vibrant city where you will explore British culture and develop your language skills. Cultural visits and leisure activities will be organized together with the group with the aim of practicing the English language.