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.

Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (2:7)
SEEDS 049
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (2:7)
12.06.2013 | 26.06.2013
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
West fjords: Music Festival
SEEDS 041
West fjords: Music Festival
15.06.2013 | 24.06.2013
Arts / Cultural / Festival
West Fjords
Meet us - don't eat us (2:6)
SEEDS 051
Meet us - don't eat us (2:6)
17.06.2013 | 29.06.2013
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík & Outskirts
SEEDS 053
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík & Outskirts
18.06.2013 | 27.06.2013
Arts / Cultural / Environmental
Capital Region
Hvalfjörður - Trails in the fjord of the whales
SEEDS 052
Hvalfjörður - Trails in the fjord of the whales
19.06.2013 | 03.07.2013
Construction / Environmental
South West
Summer in Eyjafjörður - The longest fjord
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Summer in Eyjafjörður - The longest fjord
19.06.2013 | 29.06.2013
Construction / Environmental
North
Trails of Wilderness
SEEDS 071
Trails of Wilderness
19.06.2013 | 03.07.2013
Construction / Environmental
South West
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (5:10)
SEEDS 054
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (5:10)
23.06.2013 | 06.07.2013
Environmental
Capital Region
Environmentally aware & Orienteering Run
SEEDS 055
Environmentally aware & Orienteering Run
24.06.2013 | 05.07.2013
Education / Environmental / Sports
Capital Region
Working & Horseback riding in the North
SEEDS 062
Working & Horseback riding in the North
24.06.2013 | 07.07.2013
Environmental / Renovation
North
Revegetation in the south of Iceland (2:2)
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Revegetation in the south of Iceland (2:2)
26.06.2013 | 10.07.2013
Environmental
South West
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (3:7)
SEEDS 057
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (3:7)
26.06.2013 | 10.07.2013
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Hitting the slopes - Skálafell (1:2)
SEEDS 058
Hitting the slopes - Skálafell (1:2)
28.06.2013 | 07.07.2013
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
Capital Region
Meet us - don't eat us (3:6)
SEEDS 059
Meet us - don't eat us (3:6)
01.07.2013 | 13.07.2013
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
Forestry in the land of fire and ice (2:5)
SEEDS 063
Forestry in the land of fire and ice (2:5)
01.07.2013 | 14.07.2013
Construction / Education / Environmental
South West
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore (4:8)
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Mýrdalshreppur - South shore (4:8)
03.07.2013 | 17.07.2013
Agriculture / Renovation
South West
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík - Laugardalur
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Photo Marathon in Reykjavík - Laugardalur
06.07.2013 | 15.07.2013
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (6:10)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (6:10)
07.07.2013 | 20.07.2013
Environmental
Capital Region
Working & Horseback riding in the North
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Working & Horseback riding in the North
07.07.2013 | 21.07.2013
Environmental / Renovation
North
Hitting the slopes - Blue Mountains (2:2)
SEEDS 066
Hitting the slopes - Blue Mountains (2:2)
08.07.2013 | 20.07.2013
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
Capital Region
Volunteering at the feet of Eyjafjallajökull (2:2)
SEEDS 068
Volunteering at the feet of Eyjafjallajökull (2:2)
09.07.2013 | 23.07.2013
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
South West
Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík
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Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík
09.07.2013 | 19.07.2013
Environmental
Capital Region
Selárdalur in the West fjords - Samúel Jónsson
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Selárdalur in the West fjords - Samúel Jónsson
10.07.2013 | 24.07.2013
Construction / Renovation
West Fjords
The valleys in the West of Iceland
SEEDS 074
The valleys in the West of Iceland
14.07.2013 | 26.07.2013
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
South West
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