Where:La Llacuna, Anoia
Number of volunteers:24
The technical work is focused on recovery and maintenance of the archeologic site of Castellar. There will be different tasks: cleaning of the excavation area and its surrounding, improve and preserve the environment and the access to the site, stratigraphic excavation of the area, interpretation and classification of the site’s objects and structures, study and document archeological materials, arrangement of the archaeological site.
Fundació Escolta Josep Carol
Wide range of free time activities proposed: cultural visits, training activities, daily assembly, debates, swimming pool, games and party nights. During the weekends the volunteers will have the opportunity to visit la Llacuna, the medieval castle of Vilademàger and to make excursions to Plana d’Ancosa, Serra d’Ancosa-Brufaganya and Foix.
In the building close to the municipal swimming pool. The volunteers will live in the second floor of the building which is composed by a big dormitory, a pantry area, a patio and a dining room. There is an outdoor kitchen. The volunteers will use the bathroom and the showers of the swimming pool.
Notes: Lunaria Reservation
Where:Begues, Baix Llobregat
Number of volunteers:24
The workcamp general objectives include learning the main techniques of archaeological excavation, raise the awareness about the importance of excavations, analyze and define hypothesis concerning prehistory and history. During the workcamp, the volunteers will: - Excave and extract, exploring different sectors of Can Sadurní cave, and prepare the excavation of the main entrance to the cave. - Participate in drawing stratigraphic sections and writing data of the pieces found, recover some heritage elements of dry stones from the surroundings of Can Sadurní. - Start the construction of a neolithical cabin located in the outside terrace of the cave. -Contribute to the maintenance of the surroundings and different access to the cave.
Fundació Catalana de l’Esplai
Volunteers will have a wide range of afternoon activities, evening and night games, which aim to improve group relationships and ventures into the area of human values. There will be an opportunity to visit the region and appreciate the most of its rich culture: overnight excursion to Garraf Natural Park, trip to Barcelona (one-day visit), theatre play open to the entire population of Begues (during the last evening the play will be done to represent the historical aspects of the cave from the findings), farewell party with technical team and mayors, rehearsal with “castellers” (one of the typical traditions in Catalonia).
In the sports centre of the school, mattresses will be provided. Sheets or sleeping bag needed. We will dispose of showers and toilets for girls and boys.
Where:Balaguer, La Noguera.
Number of volunteers:15
The work done is the continuation of the precautionary archaeological excavation at the Islamic medina of Almatà coordinated by an archaeologist. On the first day of work, the participants will receive a specific training focused on how to use the different professional tools. The work is focused on cleaning the surface area of intervention and digging of the indicated sectors. The participants will also take care of the digitation of the archeological information collected during the excavation.
Associació Catalana de Lleure Formatiu (ASCALFO)
Volunteers will have a wide range of afternoon activities, evening and night games, which aim to improve group relationships and venture into the area of human values. They will have the opportunity to visit Vilanova de la Sal and they will do an excursion to the fantastic landscapes of Congost Montrebei.
The accommodation will be in a polyvalent hall of the school of the town in Balaguer. The volunteers have to bring sleeping bag and camping matt. There will be a picnic kitchen installed in order the volunteers can cook. There will be toilets and shower in the hall.
Number of volunteers:15
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Partner: The General Directorate for Cultual Heritage is an institution in the Community of Madrid that is responsable, among others, for historic preservation and heritage as well as promoting and fostering public Access to cultural heritage assets. Work: Clearing and removal of existing vegetation, both inside and outside the perimeter of archaeological structures. Cleaning and scraping building parts by manual means, removing the harmful vegetation which is damaging the architectural elements. Excavation and removal of archaeological fillings, as well as developing an accurate stratigraphic documentation of the deposition levels. Delimitation of structures, even removing slopes if necessary, for the accurate documentation of plans and sections. Stratigraphic documentation of both inner and outer fillings, collecting any existing archaeological material for later research and subsequent deposit at the Regional Archaeological Museum of Madrid Region (Museo Arqueologico Regional de la Comunidad Autonoma de Madrid). INTERNAL ORGANIZATION Participants will work 5 days a week. The actual work of the workcamp will be carried out in the morning. In the afternoon, leisure and recreation activities will be held. There will be two days off (on weekends) per week.
Historically, the Paular Valley has been linked to the Batanes Estate as an industrial development model linked to su stainable use of resources, such as the use of different hydraulic devices to harness water power. This year, the pro posed actions are a continuation of those of previous workcamps, and are intended to add value to the remains of th ese infrastructures as well as other conservation measures.
Rascafria. Madrid / Spain Los Batanes Youth Hostel Phone: 0034 918691511 Workshops and group leisure activities will be held. In addition, we will visit Segovia to discover the city.
Los Batanes Youth Hostel (Rascafria-Madrid). Los Batanes Youth Hostel is located at Km 27.600 on M-604 road, 2 Km from Rascafria and 98 Km from Madrid, at the head of Lozoya Valley, in the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park Los Batanes Youth Hostel, phone number: 0034 91 869 15 11 It has rooms of 4 and 8 plzas, work rooms, spaces for common use and meals. The meal is included and consists of breakfast, lunch and dinner, it will be served in the hostel itself. Because of its facilities, they offer an ideal framework for the realization of educational, sports, environmental and leisure activities.
Participation and collaboration respecting the hostel and project regulations. Active and joint participation in a social good in favor of the community where the field is carried out.
Notes: Lunaria Reservation
Number of volunteers:7
Work camp about the protection, recovery of the intangible heritage and preservation of the ethnographic asset of A Neveira. - Consolidate and/or rebuild some of the wall elements discovered in 2015 and 2016, and continue with the ones that underwent works in 2016. - Use an anthropological method to document the site and its relation with the Royal Way of A Carba. - Gather information on the places names of the surroundings using a philological method. - Spread the Galician culture through the work done, with specific and scientifically endorsed information. - Raise awareness and educate locals and visitors, especially young people, in order to ensure a long term appraisal of natural and cultural heritage to its adequate preservation. - Prove the increasing social demand about this heritage. - Enhance the natural and touristic resources of Xermade. - Produce an identity mark for locals and neighbours in Xermade. Make them feel their heritage with pride due to its contribution to history and make it a symbol of the connection between past and present.
The General Direction for Youth, Participation and Volunteering has among its powers to promote work camps in the region of Galicia. This general direction belongs to the Ministry of Social Policy of the regional government of Galicia (www.xunta.gal).
- Craft workshops with the craftsmen of the region, mainly wood turners, Galician music... - Sports activities in the Sports Centre, football field. - Leisure activities in the river beach and the lake of As Pontes. - Trekking routes. - Traditional festivals. - Visit the Roman wall of the city of Lugo. - Excursion to the Beach of Las Catedrales in Ribadeo. - Visit to the Castro de Viladonga in Castro de Rei.
CEIP de Xermade. Avda. Pontes, S/N 27833 Xermade (Lugo). There will be round trips every day up to the site of the activity. As for the meals breakfast, lunch and dinner will be held in the same facilities.
Notes: Lunaria Reservation,NOMADs workcamp
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