FOREST AND NATURE ADVENTURES IN VELDENZ - VELDENZ
- chantiers 1-3 semaines
- ijgd 27344
- Code : ijgd 27344
- Dispo : / 2F (Total Part 15)
- Langue du Projet : ENG /
- Age : 16 - 26
In cooperation with the Forestry district and community of Veldenz, you will be carrying out maintenance and removal work on the leisure facilities in the more rural areas of Veldenz, as well as on a premium hiking trail. In addition to this, you will be freeing rare and often valuable trees and protecting them from wild species. Younger saplings also need to be freed and lights need to be set up on some paths and trails. Most of the work will take place outside, so you should bring appropriate waterproof clothing, wellington boots and strong, sturdy shoes with you.
You will be staying in the community hall in Veldenz. You will prepare and cook meals together in groups
Veldenz is around 8km away from the town of Bernkastel-Kues, famous for its old town and representative of the popular holiday region Middle Mosel. This area is popular for its wonderful landscape, full of vineyards. In your free time you can discover this diverse countryside. In Bernkastel-Kues there is a heated outdoor swimming pool. Besides this, excursions to the cultural town of Trier, to smaller vineyards on the River Mosel or to Luxembourg City are also possible. There will potentially be bicycles available for you to use during the camp.
For this project we are looking for young people who like working with and amongst nature and who can cope with 5 hours a day of hard work in the forest.
After Worldwar II pupils from Hanover organised the first workcamps aiming to promote reconstruction, to reduce negative stereotypes through international encounters and to envisage new democratic forms of living together. In addition to workcamps, other activities have become part of the work over time. These are organised by six offices of ijgd and additional project offices. Young people can take part in mid-term and long-term voluntary services in Germany and abroad. The fields of activity include social and ecological service as well as heritage protection.
The work of ijgd is funded by state and federal subsidies as well as from other public institutions.
Encouraging intercultural understanding has remained one of the main focuses. Ijgd enables people to actively create community life while giving them the opportunity to broaden their horizons.
Ijgd invites all interested people to join projects working for the communal good!
Self-Organization is spelt with a capital S at ijgd! It purposely foregoes a camp day that is organized by its participants in lieu of a completely pre-organized one. A readiness for active participation in the group is expected from all participants. The group organizes everything about the camp, this includes grocery shopping, cooking, deciding what to do with free time, as well as all other activities of the camp.