Inspired by Iceland
SEEDS Workcamps - Short-term projects

Workcamps are the most common form of short-term volunteering, where a group of volunteers work and live together on a project which has been identified by a local community or working with that community. SEEDS workcamps generally last for 2 up to 3 weeks

The types of the projects developed by SEEDS are mainly nature or environmental oriented, and they can be for instance building of walking paths or hiking trails, cleaning of the coastline, reforestation and erosion control works, construction or renovation of a community building, monument or community centre, ecological research, removing invasive growth (luppina), etc...

There are some social, cultural, study, agricultural, archeological, maintenance projects and others depending basically on the identified need of the local community.

International workcamps bring together volunteers from different nationalities and backgrounds aiming at building up international understanding and therefore encouraging peace while working for an identified need of the local community. Groups' sizes vary between 5 and 30 participants.

SEEDS organises every year workcamps in Iceland; in 2012 we organised about 120 projects located in every corner of Iceland; we hosted over 1000 international volunteers from 50 different countries, performing over 75.000 hours of valuable volunteer work. in Since 2006, SEEDS has hosted over 4000 local and international volunteers in our projects in Iceland.

Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (2:10)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (2:10)
10.05.2015 | 23.05.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
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Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
11.05.2015 | 21.05.2015
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Pathway to the Volcano
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Pathway to the Volcano
17.05.2015 | 30.05.2015
Construction / Environmental
South west
Forest & Paths in Skagafjörður
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Forest & Paths in Skagafjörður
18.05.2015 | 01.06.2015
Agriculture / Construction / Environmental
North
Djúpavík - Where the northern road ends!
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Djúpavík - Where the northern road ends!
18.05.2015 | 29.05.2015
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
South west
Saga Fest: Inspiration through music and art
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Saga Fest: Inspiration through music and art
19.05.2015 | 27.05.2015
Construction / Festival
South west
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore
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Mýrdalshreppur - South shore
20.05.2015 | 03.06.2015
Agriculture / Construction / Renovation
South west
Outdoors work in the far East
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Outdoors work in the far East
22.05.2015 | 05.06.2015
Construction / Environmental
East
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (3:10)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (3:10)
24.05.2015 | 06.06.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
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Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
25.05.2015 | 04.06.2015
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Eyrarbakki in the South Coast (1.2)
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Eyrarbakki in the South Coast (1.2)
31.05.2015 | 14.06.2015
Construction / Environmental
South west
The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (1:2)
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The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (1:2)
07.06.2015 | 21.06.2015
Construction / Renovation
Highlands / Interior
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (4:10)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (4:10)
07.06.2015 | 20.06.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
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Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
08.06.2015 | 18.06.2015
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Revegetation in the south of Iceland (1:2)
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Revegetation in the south of Iceland (1:2)
11.06.2015 | 25.06.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (4:10)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (4:10)
21.06.2015 | 04.07.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
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Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
22.06.2015 | 02.07.2015
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
SEEDS 059. Revegetation in the south of Iceland (2:2)
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SEEDS 059. Revegetation in the south of Iceland (2:2)
25.06.2015 | 09.07.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (6:10)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (6:10)
05.07.2015 | 18.07.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
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Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
06.07.2015 | 16.07.2015
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (7:10)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (7:10)
19.07.2015 | 01.08.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (2:4)
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Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (2:4)
20.07.2015 | 01.08.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
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Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
20.07.2015 | 30.07.2015
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Eyrarbakki - Stepping back in time
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Eyrarbakki - Stepping back in time
31.07.2015 | 14.08.2015
Cultural / Festival
South west
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