Your mission during the workcamp will be to clean the edges of the canal which spans about 200 meters: to unbrush by hand, to clean a place invaded by the ) renouee du Japon i. Concerning the walls of the canal, the planned tasks are to clean the foam of stones; some parts of the wall are being disintegrated, it will be necessary to resume in masonry and rejoinYou will participate to the work with other international volunteers and a technical supervisor will teach you specific techniques. The work takes place the morning for 5 hours maximum. Afternoon and weekends are dedicated to activities.
You will stay at the municipal school. Mattresses will be provided, please bring a sleeping bag. You ll have on-site access to all the facilities (toilets, electricity …). The showers will be taken in a building 500 meters from the school. There will be a kitchen area with refrigerator, stove, tables and chairs so you can eat together. You will cook in turn, by two, and a budget will be allocated to food shopping in the grocery store of the town.
Sainte Florine is a former mining town of 3000 inhabitants, picturesque, located in a preserved environment.The village has a rich architectural and historical heritage. Sainte florine is 10 km from Brioude and 18 km from Issoire. Activities will be proposed during your stay (according to your expectations also): sports activities, excursions, swimming, … You will also celebrate the 14 of July and will be able to see the Tour de FranceYou will be surprised anyway by the richness of the Auvergnats landscapes which was rightly classified among the 10 regions in the world to visit in 2016 by the Lonely Planet: http://www.lonelyplanet.fr/article/les-10 -Regions-visit-in-2016
Sainte Florine has already organized two international youth camps in 2001 and 1997. The town s plan is to clean up and upgrade a canal on the banks of the Leuge, which was used by a glassware factory. She would like to set up a trail and promote this historical heritage by installing an explanatory sign. The municipality wants to share this heritage with you for present and future generationsThe commune will host an international workcamp this summer to participate in the revitalisation of the commune. The inhabitants and the municipality look forward to you
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