You will help to maintain the local church which will include for example cleaning statues, washing tiles, sanding benches or painting beams. You will also work in an old municipal orchard where you will repair fences, cut old trees and bushes and clean the area. There will be other tasks in the village, depending on the current need. At the ending of the workcamp (31st Aug.), there will be a traditional one-day festival Rock Summer on the Mze River, where the volunteers will help mainly with preparations of the event (building stalls and fences) and with cleaning afterwards. You will not have to work a lot during the event, so you can enjoy yourselves during the festival.
Study part: Meeting local children at a summer camp and getting to know each other through games, having discussions with local people and the members of the local action group, organizing a football match with the local team, having an international dinner or a barbecue.
In the local cultural centre. You will sleep in one of the halls of the centre on mattresses or gym mats. Please bring your own sleeping bag. There are toilets and showers in the building and also a small improvised kitchen. You will prepare breakfast together as a group, lunch and dinner will be provided in a local restaurant, so you can taste traditional Czech cuisine.
Kozolupy (1,100 inhabitants) in the Pilsen Region. It is located near the Hrachalusky Dam and about 10 km from Pilsen.
Leisure time: You can go on a trip to the city of Pilsen (guided tours, visiting the famous brewery etc.), do hiking trips in the countryside, explore the region (e.g. Chotesov Monastery, a historical town of Dobrany, Krizovy Vrch observation tower), swim in the Hracholusky Dam, or do other sport activities etc.
The workcamp is held in cooperation with Local Action Group (MAS) Radbuza and the municipality Kozolupy. The aim of MAS Radbuza is the protection of regional values such as well-preserved nature, rich culture and healthy environment, and supporting citizen initiatives at a local and regional level. Kozolupy is a small but active village and the 2017 Village of the Year Award winner for their social life. The aim of the workcamp is to help the municipality with maintenance of a church, revitalization of orchards and preparations of a rock festival. You will also have an opportunity to experience life in the countryside.
We are looking for responsible and passionate volunteers.