Up this River
Description: General Aims: • To value the river of São João, its mills and waterfalls • To make known the cultural and natural heritage of the Serra da Lousã • Recover the tracks on the banks of the São João river • Provide moments of interculturality among young people from different countries • To value volunteering as a "tool" for local development (whether at the cultural, environmental or tourist level) • To make known the historical and cultural heritage of the region • Sensitizing to the environmental consequences of invasive plants (eg Acacia) • Promote the planting of native species • Promote intercultural relations between the young participants and the local community
Type of Work: • Cutting small trees using hand tools • Storage and transport of small logs • Arrangement of the path where it was destroyed by fire • Promotion of activity for the local community • Cut acacia shoots as a way to stop their growth (combating the invaders) • Preparation of plot of land for subsequent planting of native species
Accommodation: The participants will be lodged the youth hostel, in the center of Lousã and they have free access to swimming municipality pool. Next to youth hostel exist a good house with a big room and kitchen where the group can cook and eat.
The camp include 5 meals: breakfast; morning coffee break; lunch; afternoon coffe break, dinner and evening coffe break
Requirements: • Do not use drugs • Do not consume alcohol during activities and especially in the presence of children and young people • Be motivated to participate in all activities in the work camp (painting, restoring, house cleaning, cooking, presenting your country)
Approximate Location: Lousã is a town located 30 km from the city of Coimbra
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Promoted camp: United States of America
Mission:Wolf has an all volunteer staff. Meeting the requested number of volunteers is important for them to be able to do their work effectively. This workcamp has been promoted to ensure that the most possible volunteers know about the opportunity.
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20 Aug 2018 - 10 Sep 2018
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