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SJ/TEEN50 FRANCIA The participants will camp next to Le Relais Bistro de l Espinas, in the rural area of Ventalon en Cévènnes. ENVI 29/07/2021 17/08/2021

Chestnuts in the Cévennes | SJ/TEEN50 | 2021-07-29 - 2021-08-17 | ENVI | Age: 15 - 17


This workcamp will take place in a unique area in the National Reserve of Cevennes (in the South of France) in partnership with two local associations. One of these associations is focused on restoring a guesthouse dating back to the Middle Ages to create a spirit of welcoming and make the guesthouse accessible to everyone according to their means and needs. The other is citizens collective that organizes around sustainable and envrionmentally friendly methods of managing natural resources. With this project, you will be actively working for the Sustainable Development Goal n°12 from the United Nations: Responsible production and consumption.

Work: You will be engaged with the local citizens collective to assist with managing a local chestnut grove. This year, the work will concern opening a pedagogical path that will snake through the chestnut grove: marking up the path with signposts, constructing barriers and fencing, and developping the educational component.

Accomodation and food: The workcamp will take place is a very remote area where youll be hosted on the grounds of a local association at a campsite. Youll have acess sanitary facilities (toilet and shower) in a nearby building. If weather conditions make it too difficult to camp, there is a neighboring building available for shelter. Food will be provided, and meals will be cooked by participants in turns. Youll be in a stunning setting with beautiful views of the landscape.

Location: The participants will camp next to Le Relais Bistro de l Espinas, in the rural area of Ventalon en Cévènnes.

Location and Leisure: As youll be in a remote location, most of the leisure activities will consist of taking advantage of the local natural surroundings by going on hikes in the mountains and share daily life with the locals. Transportation will be also be available for you to further discover the region and organize outings and activities.

Train/Bus station: Le-Pont-de-Montvert Train Station / Genolhac Train Station.


Language: eng,fra

Extra Fee: 200 EUR