Rebuilding the history – weekend workcamp

Rebuilding the history – weekend workcamp

In het kort:

Soort werk
Archeologie, Constructie, Handarbeid
7 t/m 9 oktober
Aantal deelnemers
6 (3 mannen en 3 vrouwen)

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Volunteering help with transferring material for the construction of scaffolding as preparation for remedial masonry work, help work with masonry (bringing stones, tools) and cleaning the area of the castle from overgrown vegetation, washing sand.

The Uhrovec Castle is situated on the Strazovske vrchy. This is an unique possibility for volunteers to experience one week in beautiful surrouding of the castle without electricity and wifi signal, 2 km far from the civilization. Accommodation will be provided on the beds in the renovated historical building in the castle. There is possibility to sleep in the tents in the forest camping place. There is no heating and the nights are cold. Bring a warm sleeping bag. There is no electricity in the castle - only candles and torches (it is highly recommended to bring your own). There are outdoor showers and the toilets are dry (outhouses). A kitchen with a gas stove will be used for preparing meals. The volunteers will help with cooking. On demand, vegetarian meals can be provided. There will not be access to running water, so water will be delivered.

The castle is located near the village Uhrovske Podhradie. The castle is surrounded by beautiful nature and with several possibilities for hiking.
Free time: teambuilding activities and opportunity to get to know new people from different parts of world.

The association Obcianske združenie Hrad Uhrovec was established in the year 2015 and since then their main goal is the reparation of the ruins and promoting the Uhrovec Castle. The association works as an information and promotional centre providing information about the Uhrovec Castle and the area where it is located.

warm sleeping bag, warm clothes, working clothes and gloves, protection masks for every day, strong boots, torch, and a smile on your lips :)

“Take working clothes and be ready for adventures!” In Uhrovec you will have unforgettable experiences while renovating an old Slovak castle far from civilization!


Rebuilding the history – weekend workcamp




Soort werk

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Aantal vrijwilligers

6 (3 mannen en 3 vrouwen)


18 t/m 99 jaar


Het inschrijfgeld voor dit project bedraagt € 295, exclusief € 50 studentenkorting.