The Himalayan balsam is plucked up manually. We will use boiling water to destroy the Canadian goldenrod. A typical workday will last for 6 hours. Work equipment and gloves will be provided by ELF. Participants need to bring suitable clothes for work, rubber boots, sunscreen and mosquito repellent.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
The region of Karula: in beds of the local village center. Showers and kitchen are available. One evening will be reserved for the traditional Estonian smoke sauna.The town of Tartu: in beds of a local hostel. We will be cooking our own food throughout the camp. The Estonian group leader will compile the menu and buy the groceries.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Itineraries-29th June. Around noon: arrival to Tallinn Airport. Public transport (bus) from the airport to Tartu (ca 2,5 h and 10 euros). Pick-up from Tartu coach station to Karula with ELF s minivan.-30th June and 2nd July. Work in Karula: manually plucking up the Himalayan balsam.-1st and 3rd July. Free days to explore the region of Karula and the town of Tartu. -4-6th July. Work in Raadi and/or Anne districts in Tartu: the Canadian goldenrod.-7th July. Drop-off to Tartu coach station. Public transport (bus) from Tartu to Tallinn Airport.Leisure timeBoard games, sauna, swimming, hiking and exploring the local surroundings, etc. Exploring of Tartu https://visittartu.com/
Special requirementsYou have to bring working clothes, warm clothes as nights can be rather chilly, wet weather clothing, summer clothes as days might be hot, wellingtons, sleeping bag and sleeping mattress, swimwear, towel, insect spray. Necessary tools and cloves provided by ELF.Participation fee You are kindly asked to contribute 110 Euro towards cost of board, lodging, programme, administration and for nature This fee has to be paid by volunteers either by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp or to the host upon arrival to the camp.