Alliance Spain SVIAR032 ENVI 10.08.200 29.08.2008 18-26
Code: SVIAR032 Year: 2008
Project: ENVI - Environmental
Initial Date: 10-08-2008 Final Date: 29-08-2008
Min Age: 18 Max Age: 26 Places: 10
Description of Workcamp:
REGION.- Region of Aragуn. Province of Huesca.
Environmentally aware young people who want to live and share
different cultures. People who are especially aware of water
issues and the proper use of natural resources.
TECHNICAL WORK DESCRIPTION:
The work will consist of cleaning weeds and thickets, allowing
the trees located in the inside of the complex to look much
better, without anything endangering the good health of the oaks
and holm oaks which provide shade for the tents when the camp
site is occupied. Repairing the steps which connect the different
camping and activity sites with wood from recycled posts.
Moreover, it is intended to create another team to work in the
outskirts of the “fuente de la canal”, conditioning it in such a
way that it turns into a recreational place, with benches and a
table, removing rubble and unused posts giving it a clean and
practical appearance, taking advantage of the beautiful
surroundings of the place and the wonderful views of Estopiсan
This way three rotating working teams would be created allowing
each volunteer to work in the complex, the fountain, the kitchen
and the cleaning and maintenance of the building which will be
used for accommodation during the workcamp.
Promote the multicultural interchange among all the work-camp
Arrange and prepare the Youth Complex “Carlos Pauner”.
Arrange and prepare of the space called “La Fuente de la Canal”
as a rest and play zone.
OPERATIONAL GOALS IN THE WORKCAMP:
Carry out games and activities to improve relationships and
cultural interchange among the participants.
OPERATIONAL GOALS IN THE COMPLEX:
Weeds cleaning and conditioning of the accesses to the complex
to improve services.
Renovation of the stairs that communicates the whole complex
Removing weeds that obstruct the circulation in the complex
Rebuilding of the inner fences to avoid possible falls to the
lower levels of the building.
PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES:
Rotating workgroups of cleaning, preparation and field work in
the zone. Free time organization by a local Free Time Monitor
Director, who will organize all kind of daily activities
including: Orientation, hiking, night hiking, evening gathering,
environment knowledge, aquatic activities and the possibility of
other activities proposed by the volunteers themselves.
Estopiсбn del castillo is a village located in the southern part
of the Ribagorza, which currently has 220 inhabitants although
during winter time there are no more than 150 residents.
The new tendencies on rural development towards the services
sector is fully accepted by the town council, which has had its
own school for 4 years now, a nursery opened this year, swimming
pool, sports centre, rural hostel, shop, tobacconist’s, pub and
the “Carlos Pauner Gotor” youth complex, which is the site of the