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ALLI10 FINLANDIA OULAINEN CULT, 01/07/2018 14/07/2018

OLD POWER 2018 | ALLI10 | 2018-07-01 - 2018-07-14 | CULT, | Age: 16 - 17


The camp host is the local 4H club. 4H stand for Head, Hands, Heart and Health and it is an international network of rural youth which aims at developing the skills of young people. In Finland 4H is the biggest youth organisation with 250 local associations.

Work: The work will be to assist in organising a local event called National Old Power days which displays historical engines, tools and machinery. There will be about 20 000 people visiting the happening during three days. The volunteers will assist in practical tasks in arranging the event, e.g. set up a cafe, selling refreshments and tidying up the area during the event and afterwards. The volunteers must be prepared to do different kind of work in various weather conditions. There will be hard work, but also lots of fun with locals and other volunteers. The aim of the camp is to give the volunteers a chance to experience Finnish history, nature and culture and enable the local young people to meet youngsters from other countries.

Accomodation and food: The accommodation is mainly in local host families.

Location: OULAINEN

Location and Leisure: Oulainen is a small town, about 7800 inhabitants. It s about 100 km south from Oulu and about 550km north from Helsinki. Various summer activities such as swimming, swamp football, playing games, excursions to nearby sights and fishing are possible. If needed the host can pick volunteers up in Oulu airport.

Train/Bus station: Oulainen

Requirements: The volunteers need travel insurance for the duration of their stay. The extra fee 100 euros

Language: eng,eng

Extra Fee: 100.00 EUR