Take a deep breath of fresh air with Cap Generations You will take part in various types of outdoor work each week in each of the three different towns. The first week will be dedicated to the arrangement of the municipal park of Val d Oingt, a beautiful rose village in the heart of Beaujolais vineyards: with the help of local youngsters and volunteers, you will participate in the creation of a wooden shelter which will protect the tools of the previous rope s house . During the second week, in Chessy-les-Mines, you will carry some painting work in the village school and create a beautiful fresco on a wall. Finally, during the thrid week, in St Germain Nuelles, you will work on the restoration of stone wall. This project is very important for the inhabitants who decided for it together with their representatives; for you it will be a good opportunity to establish contact with French speakers and to actively participate in the local dynamic The work will take place every morning (4 – 5 hours per day, 5 days a week).
This is a project for camping lovers The former Chessy-les-Mines camp site, which will be your accommodation place, is situated halfway between the two workcamp towns and offers an ideal situation near the village center, perfect for guitar nights and outdoor bbq Tents and mattresses will be provided by Jeunesse et Reconstruction; Attention: cold nights in the tents please don t forget to bring a warm sleeping bag and clothes A kitchen, toilets and showers will be reserved at your disposal in the ancient camping house. The meals will be cooked together, culinary specialities from your home country and your favourite recipe to share with everybody will be more than appreciated Every volunteer will participate in the domestic chores (cooking, dish washing, cleaning-). Careful: we will not be able to host you if you arrive before the starting date, and if you stay after
Located 40 km away from Lyon, the Region of Oingt its vineyards filled landscapes, is called the small Beaujolais Toscana . You will have the chance to discover it through diverse activities Possible leisure and cultural activities during the camp: visits of the villages and wine cellars of Beaujolais, trip to the city of Lyon, French national day festivities (fireworks), meetings with the locals, shared meals, biking, meetings with other international workcamp, river swimming- But above all, many cultural and linguistic exchanges: do not forget to bring your board games, musical instruments, culinary specialties or favorite recipes and photos of your home country in order to share your culture with the inhabitants and the other volunteers. For more information you can watch this video (in French) about Le Val d Oingt: http://www.valdoingt.org/valdoingt/cine/video.html
This workcamp is made for nature and heritage lovers, also fond of French language Come and discover the beautiful region of Pierres Dorees through a variety of cultural and environmental activities on this workcamp This summer, the two neighbour towns of Le Val d Oingt and Chessy-les-Mines will welcome their 9th international workcamp in a row, in this pretty country located between Lyon and the famous Beaujolais region A third municipality, St Germain Nuelles, is joining the project this year and will host volunteers for the first time. Local youth from the association Cap Generations (a social center), will participate in this French-speaking workcamp. Please note: the main conversation language in this workcamp will be French. More information about Cap Generations: http://www.capgenerations.org/
1/This is a French speaking workcamp : French will be the main language for the daily life, the work and the activities ; we expect the volunteers to have a least a basic level of French 2 / Jeunesse and Reconstruction does not provide a car during the workcamp. 3 / At the end of the work camp, no transportation will be organized by our association (your group will organize it with the locals). You will then have to arrange your own means of transport to return to the train station and plan it during the camp with the team leader. 4/ More info about trains: http://www.voyages-sncf.com 5/ European volunteers should bring their European health care 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/Do not forget to bring: a warm sleeping bag, a sheet, working and warm clothes (socks, sweaters and rain-coat-), solid and closed shoes for work, a hat/sunscreen/ sunglasses/swimsuit, camera, photos/souvenirs/games from your country. For male volunteers: short pants are generally prohibited in the public swimming pools in France, please bring a bathing suit. 7/ It is no longer possible to change traveler s checks in foreign currency at the offices of French banks; please go to exchange offices (airport, train station, big city) before arriving on site
Chantier francophone / French speaking camp Ouvert a partir de 17 ans pour les participants francais