Volunteers will help their organic farm by weeding in the rice and vegetable fields, planting vegetables, taking care of goats and chicken and also renovate the trails and the traditional house, help their house works such as cooking, washing, carrying the stuffs from the down village. Be ready to work for quite a long time (05:30-18:00 with some brakes) and hard. Kids may sometimes be separated to plan in the nature with care of some adults.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
Building for the volunteers in the farm. Very beautiful cultural heritage! Meals will be cooked by volunteers together with the community people by turns. Sleeping bag is not necessary.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Very isolated, but beautiful place near “Japanese Northern Alps”. About 900 meters asl. There is something remained here that most of Japanese areas have lost in modernization.
Leisure: Exchange program, Excursion on a free day (possibly to Hakuba, a famous tourism spot), etc.
Study theme: 2030 goals of Kyodo Gakusha and children's growth in each country
Only families (Children should be 0-12 years old) can join this program. Basically, up to 3 persons (1-2 kids) per family. Parents volunteers need to be physically strong and flexible to respect the way of the local host. Motivation letter is needed!
The popular documentary film for this place was broadcasted in 2015 at arayashiki-movie.jp/en/.