The artistic construction work will consist creating a “calade”, a decorative paved work made of small pebbles of different shapes and colors. This calade will be made using "animals" as its motif. You'll be tasked with preparing the support for the calade and sorting the various stones before crafting the images of animals from all over the world. You will also be asked to fix a round perimeter around the giant barbecue in the shape of a compass rose, to complete the design that includes the four directions of the compass. In the garden, the garden shed and its greenhouse will need to be restored by painting, completeing minor repairs, and landscaping of the interior space. All these tasks will be broken up by work that also has to be done maintaining the summer vegetables and the chickens. You will be accompanied by technical leaders, you will work in a team five mornings per week. Schedules will be adapted according to the weather conditions
Accommodatie en maaltijden
In big tents on Citrus’ premises, with access to the bathroom and an equipped kitchen. Food will be provided, and meals will be prepared by the volunteers. Team facilitators will be there to help you with the organization of daily life. Decisions about what to eat will be made taking into account participants' preferences and the availability of local and seasonal products.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Location: Village of Laguépie, 100 km from North-East of Toulouse, between Albi and Villefranche-de-Rouergue.
Leisure activities: Outside of time spent at the workcamp, you can enjoy swimming, stroll around, meet other young people from the workcamp and Laguépie, organize pizza evenings using the bread oven, have game nights, visit exceptional medieval villages such as Najac, Cordes-sur-Ciel, Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val, etc. You will participate in workshops on food that are directly related to the maintenance of the garden, what grows there, and how it's transformed into high quality, local and seasonal food.
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.