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 (5:7)
SEEDS 097
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (5:7)
07.08.2013 | 21.08.2013
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Meet us - don't eat us (6:6)
SEEDS 100
Meet us - don't eat us (6:6)
12.08.2013 | 25.08.2013
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík & Outskirts
SEEDS 102
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík & Outskirts
13.08.2013 | 23.08.2013
Arts / Cultural / Environmental
Capital Region
Strawberries in the West of Iceland
SEEDS 098
Strawberries in the West of Iceland
14.08.2013 | 28.08.2013
Agriculture / Environmental
South West
Eyrarbakki in the South Coast
SEEDS 101
Eyrarbakki in the South Coast
14.08.2013 | 28.08.2013
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
South West
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore (7:8)
SEEDS 103
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore (7:8)
14.08.2013 | 28.08.2013
Agriculture / Environmental
South West
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (9:10)
SEEDS 106
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (9:10)
18.08.2013 | 31.08.2013
Environmental
Capital Region
Working & Fun in the South
SEEDS 107
Working & Fun in the South
20.08.2013 | 03.09.2013
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
South West
Working & Horseback riding in the South
SEEDS 108
Working & Horseback riding in the South
20.08.2013 | 30.08.2013
Construction / Environmental
South West
Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík
SEEDS 109
Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík
20.08.2013 | 30.08.2013
Education / Environmental
Capital Region
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (6:7)
SEEDS 110
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (6:7)
21.08.2013 | 04.09.2013
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (2:2)
SEEDS 113
The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (2:2)
25.08.2013 | 07.09.2013
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
Highlands / Interior
Organic Farming in Iceland (1:2)
SEEDS 114
Organic Farming in Iceland (1:2)
26.08.2013 | 09.09.2013
Agriculture / Environmental
East
Forestry in the land of fire and ice (4:5)
SEEDS 116
Forestry in the land of fire and ice (4:5)
26.08.2013 | 08.09.2013
Construction / Education / Environmental
North
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík & Outskirts
SEEDS 115
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík & Outskirts
27.08.2013 | 06.09.2013
Arts / Cultural / Environmental
Capital Region
En route to the Wild West
SEEDS 117
En route to the Wild West
27.08.2013 | 10.09.2013
Construction / Environmental
South West
Skagafjörður in the North of Iceland
SEEDS 105
Skagafjörður in the North of Iceland
01.09.2013 | 14.09.2013
Construction / Environmental
North
Driftwood in the West Fjords
SEEDS 119
Driftwood in the West Fjords
01.09.2013 | 15.09.2013
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
West Fjords
Svarfaðardalur Nature Reserve
SEEDS 112
Svarfaðardalur Nature Reserve
02.09.2013 | 13.09.2013
Construction / Environmental
North
Ísafjarðardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords (2:2)
SEEDS 120
Ísafjarðardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords (2:2)
02.09.2013 | 16.09.2013
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík
SEEDS 099
Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík
03.09.2013 | 13.09.2013
Education / Environmental
Capital Region
Island of Viðey (2:2)
SEEDS 121
Island of Viðey (2:2)
03.09.2013 | 17.09.2013
Agriculture / Construction / Environmental
Capital Region
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (7:7)
SEEDS 122
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (7:7)
04.09.2013 | 18.09.2013
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (10:10)
SEEDS 124
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (10:10)
08.09.2013 | 21.09.2013
Environmental
Capital Region
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