Getting to know the history of Folgoso do Courel and the area where the work will be developed: Castro da Torre area.
A castro is a fortified Celtic town, usually pre-Roman, although there are later examples that lasted until the Middle Ages in Europe and typical of the late Bronze Age and the Iron Age. They are frequently found in our region, Galicia.
Cleaning and clearing of the area.
Checking and improvement of the routes.
Archaeological intervention in Castro da Torre and Castro Vilar.
Conservation and improvement of the surroundings of the Castro da Torre (Sobredo) and Castro Vilar (Vilar).
The accommodation will be at the Albergue de Folgoso do Courel in bunk beds. Address: r/ Fondo de Vila, s/n – 27325 Folgoso do Courel (Lugo) – https://www.facebook.com/Albergue-tur%C3%ADstico-Folgoso-do-Courel-1353937934654847/
Workshops (T-shirt painting, clay modeling, basketry, recycling and reusing, environmental about crafts and techniques of caring and protecting the nature, leather, information about Folgoso do Courel).
Trekking routes (route of Fervenza (waterfall) Rexio through Sobredo toward Castro da Torre and route of Devesa da Rogueira).
Visits to Castro de Vilar and Castle of Carbedo.
Ravines, caving, water activities (kayak, canoe, paddleboard…).
Music soirees, discussion forums.
We will do a cooking workshop called Cocinamos con maiores (we cook with older people) in which, the volunteers will prepare a dessert plate typical of their country or region to later taste our grandparents.
The General Direction for Youth, Participation and Volunteering has among its powers to promote work camps in the region of Galicia. This general direction belongs to the Ministry of Social Policy of the regional government of Galicia (www.xunta.gal).
No special requirements.
– Follow the indications of the people responsible for the activity.
– Respect the given schedules.
– Do not use private vehicles during the work camp.
– Do not consume alcohol or illegal drugs.
– No smoking in the hostel facilities.
– No outsiders to the camp will be allowed in the facilities.