The main task will consist of finishing a traditional metal workshop. Traditional bioconstruction techniques will be applied at the finish. Additionally, a pair of bellows will be restored as well as other ancient tolos to make the metal workshop work with educational aims.
Rebuilding of the former spaces for games built in previous years. The damaged elements by weather conditions and the passing of time, such as the labyrinth or the game of the goose, will be rebuilt.
Bio-construction criteria, traditional techiniques and eco-efficient techonology will be used in every construction.
Accommodation in shared rooms with bunk beds, breakfast, lunch and dinner cooked in the same hostel. There are adapted menus.
Youth hostel la Cabanuela.
Camino berganciano, 16, Monleras.
The volunteers will participate in different activities, collaborating with the municipal associations, among others: recreational and leisure activities aimed at children, teenagers and young adults;inter-generational activities;experience a day with a local family.
Also, to spend their free time, there will be other different activities and workshops aimed at the group of volunteers, like these ones: day trips to Salamanca and – las arribes del Duero – activities to get to know rural life, etc.
The Monleras international workcamps have been taking place for more than 15 years and their development and working has been really satisfactory. In these camps there have been young volunteers from many different european, asian and american countries, apart from young volunteers from every Autonomous Community from Spain. During the last year, the main activity has been focused on the so-called -the land of the games-.
Young people with social concerns, who want to get a better grasp of the rural world through involvement in a community project in a small town in western Castilla.
Young people interested in bio-building and the knowledge of traditional culture for sustainable living.