STATE FORESTRY OUDEMOLEN
- chantiers 1-3 semaines
- Code : SIW-1703
- Dispo : 1M / 1F (Total Part 20)
- Langue du Projet : ENG /
- Age : 18 - 99
The aeuroDrentsche Aaaeuro area is a varied old cultural landscape, shaped by age old interplay of agriculture and nature. The aeuroDrentsche Aaaeuro is also the name of the stream that meanders through this area and creates a typical landscape that is declared National Park. It includes 16 authentic villages. The partner in this project is the Dutch State Forestry, commissioned by the Dutch government to manage a large part of the nature reserves in the Netherlands. In 2017 it will be the 10th Anniversary of this project in Oudemolen and they will organise some special activities to celebrate this.
The participants will do different activities of nature protection like cutting, dredging, pilling up the paths, haymaking and light construction work. You will also work together with other local people who do voluntary nature work. The local rangers are very supportive and looking forward to host you in their beautiful area.
Volunteers are expected to bring their own tent, airbed or matrass and sleeping bag. You will stay at the beautiful situated private campsite of the State Forestry location Oudemolen. The group will cook for themselves in a barn that is equipped with all cooking facilities. There is one shower and one toilet. Bicycles will we provided, this will be your transportation to the various worksites.
Because of the 10th Anniversary there is a special event. On Saturday the group will go mudwalking in the Wadden area; a Unesco World Heritage Site because of the worlds largest area of intertidel asnd and mudflats. The plan is to walk to one of the Wadden Sea Islands and take the ferry back. A unique experience Other activities during the week can be swimming, biking, visit the city of Groningen or visit Westerbork transit camp (where Anne Frank was prisoned). The camp leaders will have ideas for a recreational program but of course itaeuros possible for the volunteers to put forward their own ideas for this program Leisure time will also be spent on the theme: "Sustainability: Create before it s too late".
aeuro Tent, an airbed/mat and sleeping bag aeuro Old/working clothes aeuro High top sneakers (needed for mud walking) aeuro Rubber boots (working fields can be very muddy) aeuro Rain is spread out over the year, so bring warm clothes, a raincoat and a swimming suit
SIW is a non-governmental, non-profit voluntary service organisation which was founded in 1953.
– stimulate the personal growth and development of young people
– encourage international contact and understanding
– carry out social, cultural and environmental work
These objectives are realised through the following activities:
– sending young people (18 to 35 years old) from the Netherlands to projects in Western and Eastern Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia;
– welcoming young people from the above mentioned areas in international volunteer projects in the Netherlands;
– the participation of SIW in international seminars.