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CONCF-040 FRANCIA GANNAT RENO,MANU 08/08/2018 22/08/2018

GANNAT – Construction de mobilier urbain en bois | CONCF-040 | 2018-08-08 - 2018-08-22 | RENO,MANU | Age: 15 - 17

 

This workcamp will give you the chance to play a role in the enhancement of the living environment. The town of Gannat have been hosting international volunteering workcamps for a long time, to support the festival « World Cultures » for instance, which takes place every July. However, it is the first time the city welcomes a teenager’s workcamp. The city council develops a lot of citizenship actions for youth and has a keen interest in inviting young people from France and all over the world. Youngsters of Gannat may work with you and show you around.

Work: Alongside two camp leaders, including a technical instructor, you will create wooden street furniture, for example: picnic tables, benches, seats, planters. This way, you will learn basic carpentry skills and how to handle tools.

Accomodation and food: You will sleep at the local site in two-person tents, with boys and girls separated (please bring your sleeping bag). You will have your meals and showers in the stadium nearby, which offers a large and quiet living space. The group will be sharing the cleaning chores and preparing meals together. The budget will be allocated to the group leader and you will participate in the preparation of dishes with good products from the market and local producers.

Location: GANNAT

Location and Leisure: The town of Gannat is a small town, located in Auvergne, 50 km away from Clermont-Ferrand and 20 km from Vichy. During your stay, you will enjoy the towns summer energy and the countryside right on its doorstep (hiking, swimming in the lakes, etc.). You will meet volunteers from another international workcamp, situated in Ebreuil (10 km) and may organize some activities together. During your stay, you will be able to discover the area and take part in local celebrations! For more information have a look at: http://www.tourisme-bassin-gannat.com

Train/Bus station: Gannat train station.

Requirements: Please bring sporty/hiking shoes, working clothes and a swimsuit. As the nights can be quite cold, remember also to bring warm clothes and a sleeping bag. You can also bring recipes from your home country, musical instruments and games. You will get around Gannat on foot, by car and by minibus. 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: Gannat train station. Closest airport: Clermont-Ferrand, Lyon or Paris.