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.

Sirkús Íslands in the West fjords (3.5)
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Sirkús Íslands in the West fjords (3.5)
14.07.2014 | 22.07.2014
Arts / Cultural
West Fjords
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore (2:3)
SEEDS 076
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore (2:3)
16.07.2014 | 30.07.2014
Agriculture / Construction / Renovation
South West
Rey Cup - Football Festival for kids
SEEDS 077
Rey Cup - Football Festival for kids
17.07.2014 | 30.07.2014
Festival / Sports
Capital Region
Viking Festival & Fire in Húnaþing
SEEDS 078
Viking Festival & Fire in Húnaþing
18.07.2014 | 28.07.2014
Cultural / Environmental / Festival
North
Fjallabak Nature reserve - Landmannalaugar
SEEDS 079
Fjallabak Nature reserve - Landmannalaugar
20.07.2014 | 02.08.2014
Construction / Environmental
Highlands / Interior
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (7:9)
SEEDS 080
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (7:9)
20.07.2014 | 02.08.2014
Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
SEEDS 081
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
21.07.2014 | 31.07.2014
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
History & Culture Festival in the West fjords
SEEDS 082
History & Culture Festival in the West fjords
21.07.2014 | 01.08.2014
Construction / Environmental / Festival
West Fjords
Sirkús Íslands in the North of Iceland (4.5)
SEEDS 083
Sirkús Íslands in the North of Iceland (4.5)
22.07.2014 | 04.08.2014
Arts / Cultural
North
Meet us - don't eat us (5:6)
SEEDS 087
Meet us - don't eat us (5:6)
28.07.2014 | 09.08.2014
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore (3:3)
SEEDS 088
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore (3:3)
30.07.2014 | 13.08.2014
Agriculture / Construction / Renovation
South West
Eyrarbakki - Stepping back in time
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Eyrarbakki - Stepping back in time
02.08.2014 | 16.08.2014
Cultural / Festival
South West
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (8:9)
SEEDS 092
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (8:9)
04.08.2014 | 16.08.2014
Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon & Gay Pride
SEEDS 094
Photo Marathon & Gay Pride
04.08.2014 | 14.08.2014
Arts / Cultural / Festival
Capital Region
Sirkús Íslands in the South (5.5)
SEEDS 096
Sirkús Íslands in the South (5.5)
04.08.2014 | 19.08.2014
Arts / Cultural
South West
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (1:2)
SEEDS 093
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (1:2)
05.08.2014 | 16.08.2014
Environmental
Capital Region
Forestry in the land of fire and ice (3:4)
SEEDS 095
Forestry in the land of fire and ice (3:4)
05.08.2014 | 15.08.2014
Construction / Education / Environmental
North
Reykjanes in the West fjords
SEEDS 097
Reykjanes in the West fjords
08.08.2014 | 22.08.2014
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (3:3)
SEEDS 100
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (3:3)
08.08.2014 | 21.08.2014
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Mývatn lake - Magic Iceland
SEEDS 101
Mývatn lake - Magic Iceland
10.08.2014 | 23.08.2014
Construction / Environmental
North
Meet us - don't eat us (6:6)
SEEDS 098
Meet us - don't eat us (6:6)
11.08.2014 | 23.08.2014
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
Working & Fun in the South (2:3)
SEEDS 099
Working & Fun in the South (2:3)
12.08.2014 | 26.08.2014
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
South West
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore
SEEDS 084
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore
13.08.2014 | 27.08.2014
Agriculture / Construction / Renovation
South West
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (9:9)
SEEDS 103
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (9:9)
17.08.2014 | 30.08.2014
Environmental
Capital Region
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