During the workcamp, international, French and local volunteers will take part in different tasks. At the pedagogical farm, you'll learn how to renovate types of old farm marchinery and build wooden shelves. You will also build some environmentaly friendly installations at the association's hosting center (systems to collect rain water, build furniture out of wooden crates). Through this workcamp, you'll become familiar with wood and construction work.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
You will sleep in communal tents on the international campsite run by the association. Please bring a sleeping bag with you. The campsite has bathrooms and showers accessible, as well as a kitchen. Food will be provided, and meals will be prepared by the volunteers in turns.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Location: La Ferté Alais is approximately 50km south of Paris, in the Essonne region. Note-- this project should not be used as a sightseeing trip to Paris. If you wish to visit Paris, you should arrive some days before or reserve dates following the workcamp.
Leisure activities: You will have the opportunity to enjoy all that's offered at the association's campsite and discover the cultural and natural heritage of the region, which is part of a natural park. You will also help organise activities to meet and socialize with the local young people. Other leisure activities will be organised collectively depending on the wishes of the group and the available budget.
The participation fee for teenager workcamps will be 150€ to be paid at least 3 weeks before the workcamp by bank transfer for EU citizens or in cash on arrival for non EU citizens.