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.

Eyrarbakki in the South Coast
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Eyrarbakki in the South Coast
15.05.2014 | 28.05.2014
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
South West
Outdoor adventures in the Blue Mountains
SEEDS 018
Outdoor adventures in the Blue Mountains
19.05.2014 | 02.06.2014
Construction / Environmental
South West
Island of Viðey (1:2)
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Island of Viðey (1:2)
19.05.2014 | 28.05.2014
Agriculture / Environmental
Capital Region
Ísafjarðardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords (2:3)
SEEDS 028
Ísafjarðardjúp: Nature & Fun in the Westfjords (2:3)
20.05.2014 | 03.06.2014
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore
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Mýrdalshreppur - South shore
21.05.2014 | 04.06.2014
Agriculture / Construction / Renovation
South West
Nature & Fun at the feet of Vatnajökull
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Nature & Fun at the feet of Vatnajökull
22.05.2014 | 05.06.2014
Environmental / Renovation
East
Sandfell - Fljótsdalshérað (1:2)
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Sandfell - Fljótsdalshérað (1:2)
24.05.2014 | 07.06.2014
Construction / Environmental
East
Forest & Paths in Skagafjörður
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Forest & Paths in Skagafjörður
24.05.2014 | 06.06.2014
Agriculture / Construction / Environmental
North
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (3:9)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (3:9)
25.05.2014 | 07.06.2014
Environmental
Capital Region
Spring in Eyjafjörður - The longest fjord
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Spring in Eyjafjörður - The longest fjord
25.05.2014 | 07.06.2014
Construction / Environmental
North
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
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Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
26.05.2014 | 05.06.2014
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Working & Fun in the South (1:3)
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Working & Fun in the South (1:3)
29.05.2014 | 13.06.2014
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
South West
Far far away! Icelandic heritage
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Far far away! Icelandic heritage
29.05.2014 | 12.06.2014
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
East
Eyrarbakki in the South Coast (1.2)
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Eyrarbakki in the South Coast (1.2)
01.06.2014 | 15.06.2014
Construction / Environmental
South West
Meet us - don't eat us (1:6)
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Meet us - don't eat us (1:6)
02.06.2014 | 14.06.2014
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
Forestry in the land of fire and ice (1:4)
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Forestry in the land of fire and ice (1:4)
02.06.2014 | 13.06.2014
Construction / Education / Environmental
South West
Nature & Culture in the North of Iceland
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Nature & Culture in the North of Iceland
03.06.2014 | 13.06.2014
Agriculture / Environmental
North
The Highlands North of Vatnajökull glacier
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The Highlands North of Vatnajökull glacier
06.06.2014 | 20.06.2014
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
Highlands / Interior
Skriðdalur - Crawling Valley
SEEDS 045
Skriðdalur - Crawling Valley
06.06.2014 | 20.06.2014
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
East
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (4:9)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (4:9)
08.06.2014 | 21.06.2014
Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
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Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
09.06.2014 | 19.06.2014
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Bjarnarfjörður in the West fjords
SEEDS 046
Bjarnarfjörður in the West fjords
10.06.2014 | 24.06.2014
Agriculture / Environmental
West Fjords
The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (1:2)
SEEDS 047
The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (1:2)
10.06.2014 | 23.06.2014
Construction / Renovation
Highlands / Interior
Secret Solstice Music Festival - Build (1:2)
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Secret Solstice Music Festival - Build (1:2)
11.06.2014 | 25.06.2014
Construction / Festival
Capital Region
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