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SJ03 FRANCIA Le Saix RENO 07/05/2018 19/05/2018

AUBERG’IN 1 ! | SJ03 | 2018-05-07 - 2018-05-19 | RENO | Age: 18 - 90


In the majestic cliffs of the Hautes-Alpes region, the organization Les Villages des Jeunes manages, animates and renovates the Faï visitor centre since 1990. The farm of Faï is situated at 1000 meters above sea level. From April to December, the association organizes a workshops for local people with social and professional difficulties. And the project welcomes young people experiencing family or school difficulties. In summer, Faï is also a place of place for professional artists whose come to take advantage to create together and throw festivals which take place in Faï: FestiFaï, Echos, The Singing Mountains ... The workcamp that are organized in Faï contribute to make this site an original place where young people and adults, from many different countries and cultures, work and live together. We hope that you too, will come in this spirit of encounter and "doing together" that drives our project!

Work: The hosting centre is composed of several buildings, including the "Aubergin" house. This project concerns the insulation of the interior walls of this building and more particularly, the dining room walls. You will be accompanied by the technical supervisor and will work together to decipher the old plaster and the current paintings. Then, you will smear the wall with the break of a natural earthen insulation. This workcamp will allow you to discover new techniques including those of traditional plaster and the use of eco-materials.

Accomodation and food: You will be accommodated in small dormitories of 3 to 8 places in the hosting place of Faï and will share with others volunteers of others workcamps. With the help of the leading team, you will participate in the collective life: developing menus, preparing meals by maximizing the purchase of local products, washing the dishes, cleaning … http://www.villagesdesjeunes.org/index.php?page=fai

Location: Le Saix

Location and Leisure: La Ferme du Faï (3 km away from the village of Le Saix, 30 km away from Gap). Located in a remarkable natural environment, the Fai is an ideal place to discover the pleasures of mountain hiking, swimming in the river and rural life with its peasant markets and producers. In the evening, you will be able to organize board games, screenings, international meals. Tourist trips to discover the surrounding towns and villages of the region will also be organized!

Train/Bus station: Veynes Dévoluy train station (05400). Access through Valence TGV, Valence ville, Grenoble or Marseille Saint Charles train stations.


Language: eng,fra

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