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ISL07 ESLOVAQUIA Zlatna na Ostrove, Komarno ENVI,AGRI 17/06/2018 29/06/2018

Zlatna na Ostrove | ISL07 | 2018-06-17 - 2018-06-29 | ENVI,AGRI | Age: 18 - 99


The partner of the project is the Regional Association for Nature Conservation and Sustainable Development (BROZ), established in 1997. The activities of BROZ are focused on practical nature conservation and supporting the sustainable development mostly in the region of southwestern Slovakia. The activities of BROZ focus on Danube river restoration projects and rehabilitation of adjacent waterways and wetlands.

Work: The work will be done at the local Eco Farm and Eco Center, where the volunteers will spend time helping with the renovations. Participants will take care of the animals (sheeps, horses, cows, goats), help with cleaning the stalls and will help with the environmental conservation efforts of the local nature protection areas. Volunteers will pick up trash and remove invasive plants.

Accomodation and food: The volunteers will stay in the local farm house where beds for sleeping are provided. The accommodation in tents is possible. A sleeping bag is needed. The centre has fully equipped kitchen, toilets and showers. The volunteers will prepare food by themselves (breakfasts, dinners) and the lunch will be provided by the local partner. On demand, vegetarian meals can be provided.

Location: Zlatna na Ostrove, Komarno

Location and Leisure: The workcamp place is on a 3km long Velkolelsky island near the village Zlatna na Ostrove. The Danube region offers many ways for volunteers to spend their free time. Volunteers can swim, do horseback riding, go birdwatching, fishing and kayaking. There are also thermal swimming pools in nearby Komarno, Velky Meder and Kolarovo.

Train/Bus station: Zlatna na Ostrove, the south part of Slovakia. The volunteers could travel directly from Bratislava or from Komarno where you can arrive from Budapest. The meeting point will be directly in the village Zlatna na Ostrove where the volunteers will be accommodated. Meeting point: Train station Zlatna na Ostrove, around 5 pm.

Requirements: You should bring a sleeping bag, warm clothes, raincoat, working clothes and gloves, swimming suit, repellent, pictures, recipes and songs from your home country. Any cultural items will be used at a multicultural evening event.

Language: eng

Extra Fee: 0

Study Part: The workcamp will be visited by INEX Messenger who will organize a workshop focused on current issues in Europe. The volunteers will prepare the "Feast of cultures", an international food festival for the local community, and will join the “volunteering footprint” workshop. Our camps follow the rules of the Sustainability campaign. Summary: Come to a workcamp in Zlatná na ostrove and gain unique experiences and new skills while living at a beautiful eco-farm! “Put down your phones, enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Slovak nature”. For more info about the project please visit:www.broz.sk and www.zlatyhucul.sk