BUILD THE WAY TOGETHER (1)
- A fulfilling experience that embraces differences and self-discovery, as well as teaching teens manual and useful skills. This workcamp takes place on site at Citrus association in the beautiful village of LaguEpie, between two rivers. For the past ten years, we have been renovating an old farm with the help of many teenager workcamps and the involvement of local and international volunteers. You will be fully involved in this ongoing project.
- Building and artistic construction will be the main tasks. We also plan to start working around a new building called the Maurel farm by clearing it up before beginning renovation work. All the work will be supervised by members of the Citrus association.
- In tents at the Citrus site in Mayounelle, with access to a sanitary block and a kitchen under a tent.
- LocationI : LaguEpie, located 100 km northeast of Toulouse, between Albi and Villefranche-de-Rouergue.Leisure activitiesI : A passionate local host will teach you how to cook seasonal dishes using the vegetables grown in the garden. Food workshops will also be organized so that you can learn the basics of a healthy diet. During your free time, you will have the opportunity to go swimming and hiking, and to meet with the other volunteers from the workcamp and from LaguEpie. You will also be able to organize evening pizza dinners and game nights, and to visit the medieval villages of Najac, Cordes sur Ciel, and Saint-Antonin Noble Val.
Solidarites Jeunesses works alongside a number of partner organisations world-wide, exchanging volunteers and organising international solidarity projects. The association has been the French branch of Youth Action for Peace till 2009, a movement created after the First World War in order to reconcile people of different nationalities through a better mutual understanding. National Solidarites Jeunesses is a national youth organisation, recognised by the French Ministry of Youth and Sport. Our national headquarters are situated in Paris. We organise short and longer-term international youth volunteer workcamps and voluntary services, projects with people from disadvantaged areas, training sessions, and international solidarity projects. We also manage rural residential and community centres. Regional Solidaites Jeunesses is composed of 7 regional delegations: Ile-de-France, Franche-Comtï¿½, Languedoc-Roussillon, PACA, Auvergne, Poitou-Charentes and Midi-Pyrenees. Moreover it cooperates with partners in the regions of Bretagne, Lorraine and with La Croisï¿½e des Regards in the region PACA. Workcamps The international workcamp is a very important part in the action undertaken by Solidarites Jeunesses. It is prepared a long time in advance in the different regional offices and the National Secretariat. The international workcamp, open to volunteers of any age, is seen as a tool of local and personal development, tolerance and understanding between the different participants. Furthermore, we lay emphasis on the inclusion of people coming from disadvantaged areas. The workcamps promote the active participation of the local population.
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