This project will continue work accomplished in previous years. You will rehabilite the surrounding walls of the estate: set the scaffolding, prepare the site by selecting stones and preparing formwork, complete stone masonry, roof using small Bourbonnaise tiles, and make a traditional finishing plaster. You'll also assist in the development of the castle's vegetable garden: make permaculture mounds, weave in hazelnut and acacia, do various and varied mulching.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
You will sleep in tents with access to outdoor showers as well as dry toilets. Food is provided, and meals will be prepared by the volunteers themselves in turns. Meals will be had under a big tent outside, or, in case of bad weather, inside in the dining room of the castle. We provide a fully equipped kitchen and activity rooms.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Location: A former bourgeois home, the Castle Les Prureaux is in the middle of an agricultural area. Since 1993, our association has worked to maintain and enhance the historic buildings on the site. This "permanent" project, led by volunteers and hosting young people all year round, remains a rich educational opportunity that supports exchange, doing, and collaboration.
Leisure activities: Afternoons and weekends are collectively planned with the whole group. If you like spending time in the city, Moulins and Vichy are located about 40 kms away. If you’re more of the countryside type, don't hesitate to discover the region on foot or by bike, explore the banks of the canals, swim, or take advantage of local festivities and cultural events.
Those projects are financed by the Franco-German Youth Office (OFAJ in French) and are reserved for German organizations and for partners that already signed the agreement with SJ.