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CONCF-280 FRANCIA Ceyras ENVI 10/08/2018 24/08/2018

CEYRAS – To protect our river! | CONCF-280 | 2018-08-10 - 2018-08-24 | ENVI | Age: 15 - 17

Come and discover a small rural village in the South Of France and be useful by cleaning the banks of its river. The municipality of Ceyras welcomes youngsters from all over the world and local young people to promote the intercultural encounter and exchange among people. It is in this context that the local heritage association and the municipality of Ceyras wishes to enhance the banks of the river. Volunteers on this project will have the opportunity participate in various activities in this beautiful rural village in the heart of the wine lands and near the exceptional site of Lake Salagou!

Work: This workcamp has been designed for youngsters. It concerns the cleaning of the banks of river located in the village. Work will consist in enhancing the banks by clearing the access to the river. This will also contribute to fight against fires and floods in the long run.

Accomodation and food: You will be accommodated under tents and near a communal building with access to toilets and showers. You will share the various collective tasks, a budget will be allocated to the animators and you will be involved in the shopping and the preparation of the meals by privileging healthy and local products.

Location: Ceyras

Location and Leisure: Ceyras is located in the department of Herault, 40km from Montpellier, and only 50km from the Mediterranean Sea. You will have the opportunity to see the richness of this area, including both historical (Guilhem Castle, Collegiate Saint-Paul, etc), and natural heritage (Lake Salagou, Cirque de Mourèze, etc). You will choose between many activities during your free time such as hiking, swimming in the Gorges de lHerault, water activities and more!

Train/Bus station: Clermont L’Hérault bus station

Requirements:

Language: eng

Extra Fee: 165 EUR

When working on the construction site, make sure to wear gloves, as well as solid and comfortable work clothes and shoes. Nights can be chilly, so we advise you to bring a warm sleeping bag, a sleeping mat and warm clothes. Don’t forget also sun protections (hat, glasses, sunscreen, etc). Do not forget your swimsuit. Friendly times will be organized by our camp leaders, according to your wishes! If you want to share some of your culture (recipes, stories or traditional dances, musical instruments, etc) do not hesitate to take a small piece of your country in your backpack!