• 14/06/2019
  • 28/06/2019
  • 17 - 99
  • Workcamp 1-3 weeks

  • France
  • 21 RUE DU PORT, GRIGNY 91350
  • Viry Chatillon Station (zip code 91170)
  • Paris
  • 4Male -
  • 11
  • 30.00  (f)
  • WIFI is accessible at House of Children and Nature, where volunteers will be living. Places for 17 years old are limited (maximum 1).


  • Solidarity Garden is an inclusion project for people who are facing several social difficulties. The workcamp will be an opportunity for you to work together and take part to this human adventure. Since 2001, our organisation welcomes volunteers and workers in various orchards, farm, beehives and organic vegetable gardens. Members of the organisaiton come each day in the solidarity garden to pick their vegetables on the advice of the volunteers and workers. We also lead actions for environmental education towards youth.
  • During two weeks, you will take part in the farm s life and help the workers in their everyday tasks of organic farming and beekeeping. This year we have two projects : -renovate and create beehives of many kinds, so that you can learn a lot about these amazing creatures and how to take care of them. In the end the beehives will be open to the public as a padagogical tool. -create wooden constructions for the farm s vegetables. This technique is made to maintain levels of various vegetable "floors" and support the natural life of the soil. If you are interested in understanding the work of nature, that is defintiely an experience for you. We may do both projects but it is unsure at the moment.
  • The volunteers will sleep in tents in the garden, just beside the House of Children and Nature. You will have access to a kitchen, to the bathrooms and a common room for indoor activities. Camp leaders and volunteers will pay attention to the food, provide local products and respect a balanced diet. Volunteers will cook in groups according to a planning that they will decide with the campleaders.
  • Volunteers will decide their activities for afternoons and week-ends. Games will be organised by volunteers and campleaders. The solidarity garden is nestled into a verdant setting. Volunteers will decide of their activities for afternoons and weekends. Games will be organised to the initiative of volunteers and campleaders. Very close to the city, 45 min away from Paris, you will discover the capital of France. Near to the garden, you will be able to visit ecological farms and do nice cycling excursions. You will share time with workers and inhabitants of Grigny.
  • WIFI is accessible at House of Children and Nature, where volunteers will be living. Places for 17 years old are limited (maximum 1).

Our movement (Etudes et Chantiers) was created in 1962 by several Youth movements and follows the idea of non violence and humanism as well as international co operation and exchanges in the Education Populaire movement a French concept for non formal education. We are engaged in the fight against exclusion and in the world wide movement of international voluntary services (short term and long term like EVS) through partnerships with 120 organisations in 65 countries. UNAREC etudes ET chantiers is member of several international networks: CCIVS, the Alliance of European voluntary service organisations...

Our Union is composed by 5 regional associations, with a national secretariat in Paris. Each of them run permanent projects, and they work together on the workcamp programme which is co ordinated by the International Delegation in Clermont Ferrand. Each year we develop in France 50 international workcamps and 50 local inclusion work project, altogether we host 1500 person (volunteers, trainees, inclusion staff), led by over 150 permanent staff and managed by 50 executive board members (active volunteers).

Contact Organisation

  • Address

    Via Mico Geraci 35

    90125 PALERMO


  • Phone

    Local: +39.3939629434

    Mobile: +39.3478289552