Volunteers will work on the improvement of the area of scientific research on forestry (cleaning branches, cutting down shabby trunks, planting seedlings, simple repair of laboratory facilities).Volunteers will also take part in the daily life of the camp (various cultural, sports and linguistic, gaming activities).
FoodThe products of local farms will be used for cooking: beef, lamb, pork, milk, butter, cheese, sour cream, yogurt, fish, seasonal vegetables and fruits, as well as vegetables grown at the workcamp. Meals are provided in the summer kitchen of the camp, outdoors, it is prepared by volunteers.AccommodationOn the island there is a two-story log house. Rooms of three types: male, female, mixed. Sleeping bags are not needed. Please bring your own towels. Due to the fact that there is no Wi-Fi, the Internet is not available. In the city you can purchase a SIM card from a Russian telephone operator with unlimited Internet.
In free time, various activities will be held: fishing, swimming in the Angara, sailing yachts, visiting night clubs, excursions to ethnographic museums and important objects of the city, taiga walks, picking up mushrooms and berries.On some of the days, a rock concert by local cover bands, artistes artists, a concert of children s musical ensembles and theater groups will be held on the island. If the volunteer is good at singing or dancing , or has any special talents, he/she is welcomed to take part in the concert.A free day is provided once a week when the volunteers can go to the city, see the sights or stay in the camp and relax in nature.
The camp is located in the city of the famous All-Union Komsomol construction site – Bratsk, Irkutsk Region. International volunteers together with local volunteers will be engaged in the construction of an international youth camp on Bournina Island. The camp is supported by the Federal State Budgetary Institution of Higher Education Bratsk State University
The working language is English, Russian will be very useful for communication with the locals. You will also have the opportunity to teach other volunteers your own language.What to have with youYou should have: a bathing suit, towels and toiletries; materials for classes and presentations, anything you would like to share with us; enthusiasm and positive attitude.