The project carried out by the city and its inhabitants will concern this year hiking trails. Concretely you will have for mission to clear the undergrowth and other realizations are to be planned supervisor will teach you specific techniques concerning woodcraft. The work takes place the morning for 5 hours maximum. Afternoon and weekends are dedicated to activities.
You will be lodged in small chalets at the municipal campsite with all convenience. The cottage are surrounded by nature but city center are very close. Billom is 500 metres of altitude, bring warm clothes. You will cook in a cooking place with a refrigerator and a cook; dishes and kitchenware will be provided. There are shops in the city : supermarket, bakery, butcher s shop, restaurants, pharmacy and cafe. Jeunesse et Reconstruction will not be responsible for you if you arrive before the beginning of the project.
Billom is a village of 4 800 inhabitants, located in the Regional Natural Park of Livradois-Forez, 20 minutes away from Clermont-Ferrand and from Thiers. Originally druidic center, its intense development enabled this gallic village to become one of the first important town of Auvergne, in the XII century and to build its fortifications. The medieval area and old documents are not enough to describe this welcoming town. Billom is 25 km away from Clermont-Ferrand. You will be proposed some activities during your stay: participation in a medieval festival organized by the association Billom Renaissance, meeting with the local associations, Visit of the medieval city with Billom Renaissance, swimming pool, football, basketball, tennis.http://www.stdb-auvergne.com/tourisme/ot.htm. A transportation will be organize during the workcamp for work and activities.
It is the 16 th workcamp that the local council is hosting. Like each year, the council wishes to increase the contacts between the local population and the young volunteers. For this purpose, the workcamp is located in the heart of this beautiful medieval town (30 minutes from Clermont-Ferrand) in order to make the contacts with the inhabitants easier. http://www.billom.com/
1/ No special knowledge or competence is required for this camp, except being motivated and loving work in group You will share friendly moments with local people : be open-minded and curious.2/ Bring: sleeping bag, warm clothes and rain-coat, bathing suit (for male: short pants prohibited in the public swimming pools, please bring a bathing suit). 3/Bring for work: worn out clothes, safety shoes/boots compulsory. 4/ Bring some material from your culture (documents, pictures, postcards, little gift, musical instruments, games,…) to share with other volunteers and local population and make exchanges easier.5/ 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 on the camp, the volunteers will have to pay for it, and then get reimbursed once back in the home country. 6/ Transportation back to the train station at the end of the workcamp will be organized during your stay with the campleader.7/ More info about trains : http://www.voyages-sncf.com/ 8/ If you have a driving license, please bring it along in case of necessity
Chantier ouvert aux Francais a partir de 17 ans