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CPI08 ITALIA CARIGNANO RENO 15/07/2018 28/07/2018

TEEN VILLA BONA | CPI08 | 2018-07-15 - 2018-07-28 | RENO | Age: 16 - 17

 

Giovani Insieme onlus is a voluntary association that since 1998 has organised groups of workcamp volunteers for the protection of artistic, cultural and environmental heritage in Carignano. The work camps in Carignano were started to restore some rooms in a building in the historical centre of the town. Through this project volunteers have the opportunity to recover Carignano s architectural heritage and enjoy the environment whilst meeting young people from all over the world.

Work: Volunteers will help the restoration of Villa Bona , a wonderful historical villa of the 18th century surrounded by a big park, situated in Carignano. The concrete tasks will include: restoration of wooden floors, painting of some rooms and cleaning of the decorated ceiling, cleaning stone staircase and restoration of decorated doors under the supervision of restorer.

Accomodation and food: In a building with beds, communal bathrooms with showers and hot water and a kitchen. Bedrooms are provided with 4 to 6 beds per room. The volunteers are responsible for the cleaning and cooking. The organisation covers the cost of the meals and also the materials for the work. Volunteers must be equipped with a sleeping bag (or sheets), pillowcase and towels.

Location: CARIGNANO

Location and Leisure: The town of Carignano (8700 inhabitants) is situated on the left bank of the river Po approximately 20 Km from Torino and within the Regional Parco Fluviale (park of the river). Its centre is of typical "piemontese" style, characterized by an ancient core with medieval archways and a baroque cathedral. The towns surroundings offer sites of architectural and naturalistic interest, it is also possible to reach Torino easily, as there are frequent coaches to the city. During the free time there are many exciting things to do such as visit the open market of Carignano and take part in some local events. On the weekends it will be possible for the group to organise a visit to Turin (there is a bus to and from Turin), visiting the Egyptian museum, the cinema museum, MAO museum of oriental art, the Holy Shroud etc.

Train/Bus station: Carignano bus station

Requirements: Motivation letter is required. Extra-fee of 250 euro to be paid by bank transfer 1 month before the camp. Smoking and alcohol not permitted at the camp. If you are a smoking or alcohol consuming teenager DO NOT apply.

Language: eng,eng

Extra Fee: 250 EUR

Motivation letter is required. Extra-fee 250 euro. Smoking and alcohol not permitted at the camp. If you are a smoking or alcohol consuming teenager DO NOT apply.