Alliance Spain SVICN021 ENVI 02.08.2008 17.08.2008 18-30
Code: SVICN021 Year: 2008
Name: SANTA BRIGIDA
Location: Santa Brigida (Las Palmas)
Address: Youth Hostel Las Javerianas
Project: ENVI-RENO - Environmental-Restoration
Initial Date: 02-08-2008 Final Date: 17-08-2008
Min Age: 18 Max Age: 30 Places: 10
Description of Workcamp:
REGION.- Region of Canarias. Gran Canaria Island.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK.-
Cleaning and tiding in areas around the hostel. Remove dengue and
weeds, and restocking of local species and gardening improvements
at the front, side and rear areas of the Hostel.
Rehabilitation of the area of outdoor showers with improvements
of masonry and painting. Recover of the barbecues areas by the
improvement of soil, access to water and fires security.
Restoration of a wall (restore of the quarrying and
rehabilitation of the pipes):
- Explanation of recovery with quarrying natural-stone.
- Presentation of traditional stone work, with special approach
to the history of the municipality quarrying of Arucas.
- Stone work in the Hostel.
- Reinstatement work in the main building wall of ґLas
Masonry work in the lower back wall of the main building of ґLas
Trekking around the area.
“Ice Breaking” games, (Icebreakers games are techniques used at
the first session to reduce tension and get to know each other).
Walk around the hostel area for identification and gathering of
native vegetation species.
Workshop on local species presentation with slides of the local
Gathering of fruit and preparation of thickeners for
Workshop on the process of creating a compost head.
Workshop on recognition of stars and planets through the
installation of a telescope and initiation to planets and stars
Visit to the pottery center of “La Atalaya”, video of pottery
tradition and workshop on pottery.
Play the game ґStreet Soccer for Toleranceґ.
International night: each participant shows its culture,
traditions, food, dance, etc.
Trekking to get to know the area of the islandґs peaks.
Sample-taking of vegetables and comparison with the ones
collected in the area of “Santa Brнgida”.
Visit on foot to the nearby Benedictine monastery.
Meeting with youth collectives of “Santa Brнgida”.
Water games in municipal facilities.
Canarian Intercultural Night: folk dance, music, food, etc.
Presentation of traditional stone work, with special approach to
the history of the municipality quarrying of “Arucas”.
COMMITMENT AND RULES OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS.-
The volunteer agrees to:
- Working, selflessly, stipulated hours in the camp working
project, five days a week.
- Collaborate on the development of the scheduling of animation
activities and participate on them.
- Contribute to the work camp overall organization in the
suitable tasks: cleaning, cooking, administration, etc...