Nous te guidons tout au long de ton processus de candidature - y compris tous les paiements nécessaires. The East Fjords is a region of a special landscape, dominated by long, narrow fjords and steep mountains and the wild reindeers of Iceland are found here. Since the start of the project there have been thousands of visitors and the plans exist to expand the residency with several more houses that will be built using stone, turf and driftwood of the area. Over the summer months, ICE-SAR runs an outdoor school at their training center Gufuskálar in Snæfellsnes. Extra fee: 350 Euro Iceland is also the land of light and darkness. In addition to the theoretical part, we are going to practice sustainable work. Please bring your own sleeping bag. The harbour is very beautiful and partly shaped by nature itself. It can be a presentation, a game, theater - the form of introduction is up to you. Since 2000, our hosts have been creating and developing an art residency camp, outdoors and indoors art exhibitions and a chapel for all types of religions which are open to the public. Seniors, don’t hold back, your work and life experience are extremely valuable to volunteer projects abroad. # 509, Wash. D.C. 20007; The Royal Norwegian Embassy 2720 34th Street N.W., Wash. D.C. 20008 ; The Embassy of Sweden 2900 K Street N.W., Wash. D.C. 20007-3841; Summer Youth/Student Work Programs AFS Intercultural Programs. have been fast working in these mountain highlands. The main emphasis will be on erosion control in ten different sites in the south-west of Iceland, mostly in and around the Reykjanes peninsula. A wide and untouched open area surrounds the village with a lot of birds and varied vegetation. Please note that this project is a learning/sharing camp and not a standard workcamp. You will also have time to put the theory into practice, and walk around and visually explore the city. If you want to change something, develop solutions or inspire others, you must understand the issues and tasks first. Extra fee: 400 Euro Today, Iceland reforestation programs also include Sitka spruce, Lodgepole pine, Russian larch, and black cottonwood. Our work will also depend on weather conditions and thatâs why we have to be flexible. Leisure time: We will explore the surroundings of the location and enjoy free time activities like hikes and walks. A day trip combining a guided tour to the HellisheiÃ°i Power Station, a trash hunt in the Blue Mountains area; and the Hot River hike, a hike up a valley filled with hot springs where one can bathe. The Dark Music Days Festival (January 25 - February 1) is an annual festival of contemporary and new music, which takes place during the darkest period of the Icelandic winter. Age range: 14-17 years old for the projects from June 2, June 15, July 2, July 15, August 2 and August 15; 16-18 years old for the project from June 18; Extra fee: 600 Euro Within the project, we will have educational sessions to learn about green energy, sustainable householding, waste treatment, nutrition, the effects of consumption and lots more. We will also focus on intercultural learning and exchange. The remote worksites and basic living conditions make this program both an adventure and a challenge. Extra fee: 300 Euro This village has a beautiful natural harbour and the inhabitantsâ livelihood depends mostly on fishing, fish processing and commerce. Special requirements: The volunteers need to be motivated for working outdoors and doing physical work under changing weather conditions. Volunteer project: To truly sense the remote beauty of the north-east, the charming little fishing village of Langanesbyggd on the north-eastern coast is the right place to go. 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