Work: Work will be diverse and manual, you will be able to choose according to your interest and physical abilities. The tasks include preservation and preservation of historically valuable wooden beams, landscaping (digging, soil distribution) for outdoor art installations, restoration of windows and doors, demolishing walls and moving material, construction of stone beds, grinding, painting, cleaning of attic space etc. For those interested, there is a possibility of more professional classical construction work (masonry, plastering). Please bring clothes that can get dirty and/or damaged, a cap and sturdy shoes.
Study part: Farmstudio presentation, its history, development, vision; a photography workshop “basics of photography - composition and light”; a photography workshop “dark room” (classic black and white photography); a guided tour of site-specific art exhibitions; a lecture “protection of listed buildings”; possibility of a lecture “sustainable agriculture” and a guided walk in protected landscape area Kokorinsko.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
In Farmstudio- sleeping in 2 bedrooms with beds and sheets. There is a common room, three toilets, a shower and a kitchen. You will cook all your meals together as a group.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Vysoka is located 8 km from Melnik, on the edge of the protected landscape area Kokorinsko. The village has a shop, two churches and a pastry shop with a gallery.
Leisure time: Swimming in a nearby natural lake, having a campfire. If interested trips to the protected landscape area Kokorinsko; a tour of the historic center of Melnik, including an underground tour; a guided tour of the chateau and historical mill in Libechov; a visit to the First Republic swimming pool in Mseno combined with a tourist trip; overnight stay in the wild (own sleeping bag required).
Workcamp is for those who are interested in cultural heritage, nature and manual work. The workcamp is not suitable for people with allergies to dust or cats (they are present on the property). 17 years old volunteers need parental authorisation.
Food will be vegetarian, but meat can be prepared individually. Please bring a sleeping bag in case of an overnight trip.