The General Directorate for Cultual Heritage is an institution in the Community of Madrid that is responsable, among
others, for historic preservation and heritage as well as promoting and fostering public Access to cultural heritage
Clearing and removal of existing vegetation, both inside and outside the perimeter of archaeological structures.
Cleaning and scraping building parts by manual means, removing the harmful vegetation which is damaging the architectural elements. Excavation and removal of archaeological fillings, as well as developing an accurate stratigraphic documentation of the deposition levels.
Delimitation of structures, even removing slopes if necessary, for the accurate documentation of plans and sections.
Stratigraphic documentation of both inner and outer fillings, collecting any existing archaeological material for later research and subsequent deposit at the Regional Archaeological Museum of Madrid Region (Museo Arqueologico Regional de la Comunidad Autonoma de Madrid).
Participants will work 5 days a week. The actual work of the workcamp will be carried out in the morning. In the
afternoon, leisure and recreation activities will be held. There will be two days off (on weekends) per week.
Los Batanes Youth Hostel (Rascafria-Madrid).
Los Batanes Youth Hostel is located at Km 27.600 on M-604 road, 2 Km from Rascafria and 98 Km from Madrid, at the head of Lozoya Valley, in the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park
Los Batanes Youth Hostel, phone number: 0034 91 869 15 11
It has rooms of 4 and 8 plzas, work rooms, spaces for common use and meals. The meal is included and consists of breakfast, lunch and dinner, it will be served in the hostel itself. Because of its facilities, they offer an ideal framework for the realization of educational, sports, environmental and leisure activities.
Rascafria. Madrid / Spain
Los Batanes Youth Hostel
Phone: 0034 918691511
Workshops and group leisure activities will be held. In addition, we will visit Segovia to discover the city.
Historically, the Paular Valley has been linked to the Batanes Estate as an industrial development model linked to su
stainable use of resources, such as the use of different hydraulic devices to harness water power. This year, the pro
posed actions are a continuation of those of previous workcamps, and are intended to add value to the remains of th
ese infrastructures as well as other conservation measures.
Participation and collaboration respecting the hostel and project regulations.
Active and joint participation in a social good in favor of the community where the field is carried out.
Upon getting confirmation of your admission as a participant, please contact the responsible staff.