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 social, cultural, study, agricultural, archeological and maintenance projects among others depending 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.

Every year SEEDS organises workcamps in Iceland. In 2015 we organised approximately 140 projects located in every corner of Iceland; we hosted 1200 international volunteers from 50 different countries, performing over 75.000 hours of valuable volunteer work. Since 2006, SEEDS has hosted nearly 8000 local and international volunteers in over 800 projects in Iceland.

Mýrdalshreppur - South shore (3:8)
SEEDS 025
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore (3:8)
15.05.2013 | 29.05.2013
Agriculture / Construction / Renovation
South West
Island of Viðey (1:2)
SEEDS 027
Island of Viðey (1:2)
17.05.2013 | 31.05.2013
Agriculture / Environmental
Capital Region
Djúpavík - Where the northern road ends!
SEEDS 026
Djúpavík - Where the northern road ends!
18.05.2013 | 01.06.2013
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
West Fjords
Vatnajökull National Park - Skaftafell (1:2)
SEEDS 029
Vatnajökull National Park - Skaftafell (1:2)
19.05.2013 | 25.05.2013
Construction / Environmental
East
Vatnajökull National Park - Skaftafell (2:2)
SEEDS 030
Vatnajökull National Park - Skaftafell (2:2)
25.05.2013 | 01.06.2013
Construction / Environmental
East
Arctic adventures in the West fjords
SEEDS 032
Arctic adventures in the West fjords
25.05.2013 | 08.06.2013
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (3:10)
SEEDS 034
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (3:10)
26.05.2013 | 08.06.2013
Environmental
Capital Region
Skriðdalur - Crawling Valley (1:2)
SEEDS 031
Skriðdalur - Crawling Valley (1:2)
27.05.2013 | 10.06.2013
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
East
Spring in Eyjafjörður - The longest fjord
SEEDS 033
Spring in Eyjafjörður - The longest fjord
27.05.2013 | 10.06.2013
Construction / Environmental
North
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (1:7)
SEEDS 036
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (1:7)
29.05.2013 | 12.06.2013
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Sandfell - Fljótsdalshérað
SEEDS 037
Sandfell - Fljótsdalshérað
31.05.2013 | 14.06.2013
Construction / Environmental
East
Súðavík in the West fjords
SEEDS 038
Súðavík in the West fjords
31.05.2013 | 14.06.2013
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Kirkjubæjarklaustur in the southeast of Iceland
SEEDS 039
Kirkjubæjarklaustur in the southeast of Iceland
03.06.2013 | 14.06.2013
Environmental / Renovation
East
Meet us - don't eat us (1:6)
SEEDS 040
Meet us - don't eat us (1:6)
03.06.2013 | 15.06.2013
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
The Highlands North of Vatnajökull glacier
SEEDS 043
The Highlands North of Vatnajökull glacier
06.06.2013 | 20.06.2013
Archaeology / Construction / Renovation
Highlands / Interior
Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík
SEEDS 028
Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík
07.06.2013 | 19.06.2013
Education / Environmental
Capital Region
Reykjavík - Arts & Outdoors
SEEDS 035
Reykjavík - Arts & Outdoors
07.06.2013 | 19.06.2013
Arts / Environmental / Renovation
Capital Region
Víkingahátíð - Viking Festival Hafnarfjörður
SEEDS 042
Víkingahátíð - Viking Festival Hafnarfjörður
08.06.2013 | 21.06.2013
Cultural / Festival / Heritage
Capital Region
As far as it gets in the East fjords!
SEEDS 044
As far as it gets in the East fjords!
08.06.2013 | 20.06.2013
Construction / Environmental
East
The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (1:2)
SEEDS 045
The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (1:2)
09.06.2013 | 22.06.2013
Construction / Renovation
Highlands / Interior
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (4:10)
SEEDS 046
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (4:10)
09.06.2013 | 22.06.2013
Environmental
Capital Region
Skriðdalur - Crawling Valley (2:2)
SEEDS 047
Skriðdalur - Crawling Valley (2:2)
09.06.2013 | 23.06.2013
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
East
Forestry in the land of fire and ice (1:5)
SEEDS 050
Forestry in the land of fire and ice (1:5)
10.06.2013 | 23.06.2013
Construction / Education / Environmental
South West
Revegetation in the south of Iceland (1:2)
SEEDS 048
Revegetation in the south of Iceland (1:2)
12.06.2013 | 26.06.2013
Environmental
South West
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