Russian Countryside II
Description: The project is organized to gain experience of natural rural life through assistance to the environmental education project Forest School.The Forest School is a project of a training center established in a Russian northern village. Teachers of the Forest School strive to conduct a friendly environment, hold educational events for children, youth and adults, which study the laws of nature, the culture of the Russian village, traditional and innovative knowledge. Teachers of the Forest School are experts in their field recognized in Russia and abroad.
Type of Work: The project is organized to gain experience of natural rural life. Work will depend on volunteers interest and weather conditions: haymaking, working in the permaculture garden, picking berries in the forest and harvesting herbal teas, caring for animals (horse, cow, goats, chickens), cooking dairy products, helping in repairing outbuildings and houses.
Accommodation: In the village houses. Composting toilets in each house, a common banya, summer street cabins for camping showers, a river, cooking in a kitchen house in turns.
Requirements: Interest in environmental topics.During the camp, alcohol and other intoxicants are forbidden.
Approximate Location: Walks in the forest with a forest guide, swimming in the river, Russian banya, folk games, songs, dances, workshop about wild edible plants, a trip to a neighbouring village to a local museum, an acquaintance with a local boatman, a tour of the village, a wide a range of lectures on the topic of traditional culture, ecology, rural life. Culinary master classes are also possible.
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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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