The workcamp general objectives include learning the main techniques of archaeological excavation, raise the awareness about the importance of excavations, analyze and define hypothesis concerning prehistory and history.
During the workcamp, the volunteers will:
– Excave and extract, exploring different sectors of Can Sadurní cave, and prepare the excavation of the main entrance to the cave.
– Participate in drawing stratigraphic sections and writing data of the pieces found, recover some heritage elements of dry stones from the surroundings of Can Sadurní.
– Start the construction of a neolithical cabin located in the outside terrace of the cave.
-Contribute to the maintenance of the surroundings and different access to the cave.
In the sports centre of the school, mattresses will be provided. Sheets or sleeping bag needed. We will dispose of showers and toilets for girls and boys.
Volunteers will have a wide range of afternoon activities, evening and night games, which aim to improve group relationships and ventures into the area of human values. There will be an opportunity to visit the region and appreciate the most of its rich culture: overnight excursion to Garraf Natural Park, trip to Barcelona (one-day visit), theatre play open to the entire population of Begues (during the last evening the play will be done to represent the historical aspects of the cave from the findings), farewell party with technical team and mayors, rehearsal with “castellers” (one of the typical traditions in Catalonia).
Fundació Catalana de l’Esplai