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.

Revegetation in the south of Iceland (1:2)
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Revegetation in the south of Iceland (1:2)
12.06.2014 | 26.06.2014
Environmental
Capital Region
Secret Solstice Music Festival - Art (2:2)
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Secret Solstice Music Festival - Art (2:2)
12.06.2014 | 25.06.2014
Arts / Cultural / Festival
Capital Region
Meet us - don't eat us (2:6)
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Meet us - don't eat us (2:6)
16.06.2014 | 28.06.2014
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
Forestry in the land of fire and ice (2:4)
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Forestry in the land of fire and ice (2:4)
16.06.2014 | 27.06.2014
Construction / Education / Environmental
South West
Sirkús Íslands in Reykjavík (1.5)
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Sirkús Íslands in Reykjavík (1.5)
17.06.2014 | 01.07.2014
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Strandir in the West fjords of Iceland
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Strandir in the West fjords of Iceland
19.06.2014 | 01.07.2014
Construction / Environmental / Festival
West Fjords
West fjords: Music Festival
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West fjords: Music Festival
20.06.2014 | 30.06.2014
Arts / Cultural / Festival
West Fjords
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (5:9)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (5:9)
22.06.2014 | 05.07.2014
Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
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Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
23.06.2014 | 03.07.2014
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Hitting the slopes - Skálafell (1:2)
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Hitting the slopes - Skálafell (1:2)
23.06.2014 | 30.06.2014
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
Capital Region
Revegetation in the south of Iceland (2:2)
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Revegetation in the south of Iceland (2:2)
26.06.2014 | 10.07.2014
Environmental
Capital Region
Red Sand Festival & Patreksfjörður (1:3)
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Red Sand Festival & Patreksfjörður (1:3)
26.06.2014 | 08.07.2014
Environmental / Festival
West Fjords
Between glaciers & lava!
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Between glaciers & lava!
29.06.2014 | 09.07.2014
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
South West
Meet us - don't eat us (3:6)
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Meet us - don't eat us (3:6)
30.06.2014 | 12.07.2014
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
The valleys in the West of Iceland
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The valleys in the West of Iceland
01.07.2014 | 15.07.2014
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Sirkús Íslands in Reykjavík (2.5)
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Sirkús Íslands in Reykjavík (2.5)
01.07.2014 | 14.07.2014
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Hitting the slopes - Blue Mountains (2:2)
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Hitting the slopes - Blue Mountains (2:2)
01.07.2014 | 13.07.2014
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
Capital Region
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore
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Mýrdalshreppur - South shore
02.07.2014 | 16.07.2014
Agriculture / Construction / Renovation
South West
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (6:9)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (6:9)
06.07.2014 | 19.07.2014
Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
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Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
07.07.2014 | 17.06.2014
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Trails & Hot waterfall in the East
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Trails & Hot waterfall in the East
08.07.2014 | 22.07.2014
Construction / Environmental
East
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (2:3)
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Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (2:3)
12.07.2014 | 25.07.2014
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Collecting herbs in the South - Vík
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Collecting herbs in the South - Vík
13.07.2014 | 26.07.2014
Agriculture / Environmental
South West
Meet us - don't eat us (4:6)
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Meet us - don't eat us (4:6)
14.07.2014 | 26.07.2014
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
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