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.

En route to the Wild West
SEEDS 075
En route to the Wild West
14.07.2013 | 28.07.2013
Construction / Environmental
South West
Medieval Iceland Festival
SEEDS 072
Medieval Iceland Festival
15.07.2013 | 23.07.2013
Construction / Festival
North
Meet us - don't eat us (4:6)
SEEDS 076
Meet us - don't eat us (4:6)
15.07.2013 | 27.07.2013
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík & Outskirts
SEEDS 077
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík & Outskirts
15.07.2013 | 26.07.2013
Arts / Cultural / Environmental
Capital Region
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore (5:8)
SEEDS 080
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore (5:8)
17.07.2013 | 31.07.2013
Agriculture / Environmental
South West
Rey Cup - Football Festival for kids
SEEDS 081
Rey Cup - Football Festival for kids
18.07.2013 | 31.07.2013
Festival / Sports
Capital Region
Viking Festival & Fire in Húnaþing
SEEDS 082
Viking Festival & Fire in Húnaþing
19.07.2013 | 29.07.2013
Cultural / Environmental
North
Geothermal experience on the South Coast (1:2)
SEEDS 083
Geothermal experience on the South Coast (1:2)
20.07.2013 | 04.08.2013
Construction / Environmental
South West
History & Culture Festival in the West fjords
SEEDS 073
History & Culture Festival in the West fjords
21.07.2013 | 30.07.2013
Construction / Environmental / Festival
West Fjords
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (7:10)
SEEDS 084
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (7:10)
21.07.2013 | 03.08.2013
Environmental
Capital Region
Forestry in the land of fire and ice (3:5)
SEEDS 085
Forestry in the land of fire and ice (3:5)
22.07.2013 | 04.08.2013
Construction / Education / Environmental
South West
Medieval Iceland Festival
SEEDS 078
Medieval Iceland Festival
23.07.2013 | 01.08.2013
Construction / Festival
North
Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík
SEEDS 087
Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík
23.07.2013 | 02.08.2013
Education / Environmental
Capital Region
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (4:7)
SEEDS 086
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (4:7)
24.07.2013 | 07.08.2013
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Meet us - don't eat us (5:6)
SEEDS 090
Meet us - don't eat us (5:6)
29.07.2013 | 10.08.2013
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon & Gay Pride
SEEDS 091
Photo Marathon & Gay Pride
30.07.2013 | 11.08.2013
Arts / Cultural / Environmental
Capital Region
RacingThePlanet
SEEDS 089
RacingThePlanet
31.07.2013 | 11.08.2013
Cultural / Sports
Highlands / Interior
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore (6:8)
SEEDS 093
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore (6:8)
31.07.2013 | 14.08.2013
Agriculture / Environmental
South West
Strandir in the Westfjords
SEEDS 092
Strandir in the Westfjords
03.08.2013 | 17.08.2013
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
West Fjords
Geothermal experience on the South Coast (2:2)
SEEDS 094
Geothermal experience on the South Coast (2:2)
04.08.2013 | 18.08.2013
Construction / Environmental
South West
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (8:10)
SEEDS 095
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (8:10)
05.08.2013 | 17.08.2013
Environmental
Capital Region
Working & Fun in the South
SEEDS 079
Working & Fun in the South
06.08.2013 | 20.08.2013
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
South West
Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík
SEEDS 096
Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík
06.08.2013 | 16.08.2013
Education / Environmental
Capital Region
Alviðra - Environmental Education Centre
SEEDS 088
Alviðra - Environmental Education Centre
07.08.2013 | 20.08.2013
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
South West
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