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CONCF-218 FRANCIA PICQUIGNY RENO 11/07/2018 01/08/2018

NIEVRE ET SOMME - Restoring a church | CONCF-218 | 2018-07-11 - 2018-08-01 | RENO | Age: 15 - 17

Concordia has been working for several years together with the very dynamic youth centre. This year, this workcamp will work inside the church of Cavillon and the group will be hosted in Picquigny. You are already expected for the National Day, the evening of the 13th of July. A rafting activity has already been programmed with youngsters of the youth centre to facilitate exchanges and meetings!

Work: The church Chaussee Tirancourt was built in the 18th century, it’s made of stone and the bedrock is made of sandstone. This year you will work on the bedrock from the outside using traditional technics (picketing, repointing). More information: https://www.fondation-patrimoine.org/les-projets/eglise-st-martin-a-la-chaussee-tirancourt

Accomodation and food: You will be accommodated under tents, at the Picquigny camping site. The group will be sharing the cleaning chores and preparing meals together.


Location and Leisure: Picquigny is a small and dynamic village close to the Somme and 18kms far from Amiens. Cavillon is a little village with 100 inhabitants.

Train/Bus station: Train station of Picquigny.

Requirements: Bring working clothes and close shoes. For the accommodation under tents, bring your sleeping bag and floor mat. Please feel free to bring some food specialties, pictures, musical instrument: things you like and want to share with the group and the local community! Foreigners belonging to the European Union must bring with them a personal EHIC (European Health Insurance Card), and everybody must, in any case, bring their insurance certificate. If health issues happen on the project, volunteers will have to pay for it, and then be reimbursed once back in their home country.

Language: eng

Extra Fee: 165 EUR

Meeting point: Train station of Picquigny. Closest airport: Paris