The “Bois de Coquille” is a public park which belongs to the city since 1987. It has an interesting historical past that is not well known by the local people. The aim of this workcamp is to promote the history of this park and its biodiversity in order to make it more popular amongst the local population. You will clean the premises, create a pathway, building fences with braided wooden and built information signs to illustrate the history and biodiversity of this place.
You will be accommodated in the public gymnasium on camp beds. Bring a sleeping bag and a sleeping-mat. Sanitary facilities are in the same place close to the sleeping place with a locker room and showers.
You will cook and eat together in the well equipped kitchen in the town hall. The group will be sharing the cleaning chores and preparing meals together. The budget will be allocated to the group leader and you will participate in the preparation of dishes with good products from the market and local producers. You can also bring recipes and share the dishes with the others participants during an intercultural meal.
Located in the Loiret County and Centre region.
Between the Loire in South, the Orleans Forest in North, surrounded by his neighbor Orleans in West, the city of Saint-Jean de Braye spread along the Valley of Loire.
At the heart of the Val de Loire, classified as UNESCO world heritage in conformance with “cultural living landscape “, the city owes its reputation to his industrial past and exceptional biodiversity. You will have the opportunity to celebrate the 500th years of Renaissance.
More information about event: www.vivadavinci2019.fr/en/
This second cooperation between Concordia, the Youth Information Regional Center (CRIJ), the city of Saint-Jean-de-Braye and the Local Sociocultural Organization (ASCA) will allow international young people and local young people to meet and build friendships. Indeed, a group of young people of Saint-Jean-de-Braye will regularly participate in workshops and leisure activities with the volunteers from Concordia to create activities together in a underprivileged neighborhood.
As the workcamp takes place in an urban area, for practical and eco-friendly reasons, you will be walking to the workcamp. Please bring good shoes, working clothes and gloves. Bring clothes for working outside and against the rain, a swimsuit eventually. Don’t forget to bring a sleeping-mat and a warm sleeping bag, the nights can be quite cold. You also can bring board games, musical instrument or another object you want to share with the group.
Foreigners belonging to the European Union must bring with them a personal EHIC (European Health Insurance Card), and everybody must, in any case, bring their insurance certificate. If health issues happen on the project, volunteers will have to pay for it, and will then be reimbursed once back in their home country.