Recreate Natural Leisure Spaces
Description: The Aims of the Camp is: • To transform 2 vacant spaces into pleasant community leisure spaces, involving young people from different cultures; • Rehabilitate the community space of the former Public Source, in the village of Cortes, as a way to keep alive a space that was once used by the entire population of the village and its surroundings; • Create a picnic area (non-existent in the village), through the rehabilitation of a green space in a state of abandonment. Other aims is to add a different value and impact to this places by being constructed by young people of different nationalities, and to promote the interest of the local young people in future participations of this kind.
Type of Work: The 15 young people who choose this CTI will be divided into two work groups, 8 young people for the “Aldeia das Cortes” and 7 young people in a Space in the centre of the village, where it will realize the “Park of Picnic”.
In those 2 places the young people will perform the following tasks:
• Placing of the Traditional Sidewalk; • Delimit the space through the construction of a wall in stone; • Construction of a ramp and access steps; • Painting a well of water; • Performing gardening services (planting trees, shrubs and flowers); • Place a porch and Setting up a picnic table, paper baskets and signs. • Setting up a worktop with lavatory and Barbecue. All tasks will be developed according to the current health and safety standards in place and will be accompanied
Accommodation: The young people will stay in our community centre as we have rooms with single beds. Regards to the food during the week they can use our canteen and at the weekends they have the responsibility to cook themselves. The young people will have 4 meals (breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner). The young people will have access to free wi-fi.
Requirements: The young people should be responsible, polite, respectful and attend on time their activities, and respect common areas of the community centre that are used by children and other people and have a formal behaviour near them. The young people should have physical structure to develop the tasks proposed on the field work
Approximate Location: Casa do Povo in São Bartolomeu de Messines
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