Alliance Spain SVIRI022 RENO 17.07.2008 31.07.2008 18-26
Code: SVIRI022 Year: 2008
Name: HORNILLOS DE CAMEROS (UNIVERSITY STUDENTS)
Location: Hornillos De Cameros
Project: RENO - Restoration/renovation
Initial Date: 17-07-2008 Final Date: 31-07-2008
Min Age: 18 Max Age: 26 Places: 4
Description of Workcamp:
REGION.- La Rioja. Province of La Rioja.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK.- Restoration of a fossil beds: Cleaning the
beds of dinosaur footprints. Filling the cracks. Waterproofing.
Mending and fixing loose rock fragments. Theoretical classes.
FREE TIME ACTIVITIES.- Intensive course.
PARTICIPANTS PROFILE.- Participants must be UNIVERVISITY STUDENTS
and graduates of any subjects, although those related to
paleontology (geology and biology) will have preferance. At the
workcamp compulsory courses in Paleoicnology will be given,
backed by the University of the Rioja and personalized numbered
certificates will be issued. The participants must present a
university document stating they have studied the first or second
cicle at University. If this is not the case, then a document or
proof of enrolement in a university course will be necessary.
ACCOMODATION/FOOD.- The accommodation will be in a Hostel.
Kitchen/dining room in the hostel. The meal has to be cooked by
LOCATION.- Hornillos de Cameros is a small village of the Rioja
landscape. It is 44 km. away from Logroсo. Its basic economy is
agriculture and farming.
The ichnological outcrop of Hornilos spreads over a wide area.
The most important beds of dinosaur footprints, in terms of easy
access and quality, are ґLa Pellejeraґ, ґSantisolґ, ґLa
Barquillaґ and ґSanta Julianaґ.
The dinosaur ichnites are three-dactyl footprints and belong to
two-footed dinosaurs (Theropod dinosaurs).
Ancestral home of ґValdeoseraґ: Family establishment of the XIIth
MEETING POINT.- The first day in the train station of Logroсo, at
13:00 and 20:00.
LANGUAGES SPOKEN.- Spanish and english.
THINGS TO BRING.- Sleeping bag, work and warm clothes, work
gloves, raincoat, trainers and mountain boots, photographic
camera, calculator, international sanitary card document for the
EMERGENCY CONTACTS.- Instituto Riojano de la Juventud - Muro de
la Mata, 8 - 26071-LOGROСO - Tel. 941 291952
Young telephone (free): 900 200 272
Town Hall of Hornillos de Cameros - Tel. 941 464033 / 464000