You will help with the maintenance of the Vita Parcours fitness trail. Your task will mainly be to clear the trail of over-grown plants. Besides, you will set up gardening spaces in the Naturlehrgarten , a park that includes several stations which explain environmental issues to the visitors. In this park you might plant herbs and trees as well as set up new paths. Last but not least, there will be plenty of cleaning work to do for you along the famous St. James Way.
You will be accommodated in the local youth club called JUZ . The building includes a kitchen and all necessary facilities. Please bring a sleeping bag The local youth who normally visit the club are looking forward to welcoming you and getting to know the international volunteers.
Heilsbronn with its 9300 inhabitants is located in the idyllic Bavarian region called Franken (Franconia). The town lies along a path known as the Way to St. James or Camino de Santiago . For this reason, the town is frequently visited by tourists as well as pilgrims. Apart from the traditional, half-timbered houses the town offers a few unique sites, such as the Romanesque monastery and the local cathedral. A guided tour might be organised for you. Besides, the town arranges free entrance to the outdoor swimming pool for the group. Nature-lovers can find several hiking trails in the beautiful surrounding landscape. The worth-seeing cities of Nuremberg, Bamberg and Rothenburg ob der Tauber are not too far away either and might be visited on weekends.
After the success of the projects in the past eleven years, the town of Heilsbronn is looking forward to hosting another work camp this year. The town hall is a big fan of work camps and international groups and has already introduced other neighbouring cities to the work camp idea as well. In this year s project different construction and environmental tasks await you in and around this beautiful town in Bavaria.