An international workcamp is a personal-building experience, a journey not only through the geography of our planet, but also a journey through the several cultures of our world, a self-discovering journey. It is a volunteering experience, where you take the responsability of colaborating in the work of a project on the social, environmental, cultural, educative,...fields, earning for yourself a great experience. All this, living toghether with young people from all over the world, with such diverse cultures, and where you can practice a foreign language. A workcamp can last from 15 days to several months. .
Summing up: if you want to participate in an intercultural, solidary, sustainable and self-developing experience, just come and participate in an international workcamp!
Come and participate!
Workcamps are stays which combine leisure activities with the colaboration with a project already going on; volunteer makes tasks of community service, either helping people, or protecting nature, making positive interventions on cultural or architectural patrimony, colaborating in the organization of festivals, etc.
One outstanding characteristic of workcamps is this living toghether for at least 2 weeks and up to 6 months with youngsters from all over the world. The workcamp is organized by a local NGO, with which Cocat works through the Alliance network.
Usually the communication language of the camp is English. Even though, there are camps where the communication language is French or German.
» Which kinds of workcamps are there?
Considering the kind of work:
KIDS: Work with kids
MANU: Manual work
RENO: Renovation of patrimony
TEEN: For teenagers
Considering the duration:
Short term: 2-3 weeks.
MTV (mid term): duració from 1 to 3 months.
LTV (long term): up to 6 months.