Volunteers will do various work for preserve culture and nature. Main work is (1)Organizing kids camp with local staff,(2)playing with Children as ancient times (Cut trees with the stone axis, making arrow, tree nut dishes, making fire and so on) and do some other work for the community.
Volunteers stay in kindly host house or TENT in the campsite(remains). There are clean toilet, shower room and kitchen. You share the room with other (Not private room). Please bring sleeping bag! Volunteers prepare the meals by themselves. Wi-Fi are not connected basically.
Ishikawa prefecture is almost middle of Japan. Campsite is located in North part of Ishikawa prefecture. This village is small and surrounded nature (https://goo.gl/maps/G38V3ZBCakz)
NICE have been organized together with Yuuhidera Shizen Taiken Zikko Iinkai since 2018, founded by local people for maintain the forest and teaching nature value to children. (Website: http://www.yhdr.jp/)This group try to organizing many event for family and appealing of the Satoyama forest. They also hope that this area will be improve with Multi-generational people. This year, they try to have NEW kids camp in NOTO island, Mawaki-iseki,remains of 4000 years ago!.(Website: http://www.mawakiiseki.jp/) They need international voluntary power!
High motivation to work and simple mountain life in the isolated area, Also respect to the local culture and way of the local organization. Educational experience for kids is welcomed!
Other activities: Trekking, enjoy historical Noto island etc.