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.

Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (2:10)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (2:10)
10.05.2015 | 23.05.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
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Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
11.05.2015 | 21.05.2015
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Volunteering at the feet of Eyjafjallajökull
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Volunteering at the feet of Eyjafjallajökull
13.05.2015 | 26.05.2015
Agriculture / Construction
South West
Pathway to the Volcano
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Pathway to the Volcano
17.05.2015 | 30.05.2015
Construction / Environmental
South West
Forest & Paths in Skagafjörður
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Forest & Paths in Skagafjörður
18.05.2015 | 01.06.2015
Agriculture / Construction / Environmental
North
Djúpavík - Where the northern road ends!
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Djúpavík - Where the northern road ends!
18.05.2015 | 29.05.2015
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
South West
Island of Viðey (1:2)
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Island of Viðey (1:2)
18.05.2015 | 28.05.2015
Agriculture / Environmental
Capital Region
Saga Fest: Inspiration through music and art
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Saga Fest: Inspiration through music and art
19.05.2015 | 27.05.2015
Construction / Festival
South West
Mýrdalshreppur - South shore
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Mýrdalshreppur - South shore
20.05.2015 | 03.06.2015
Agriculture / Construction / Renovation
South West
Outdoors work in the far East
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Outdoors work in the far East
22.05.2015 | 05.06.2015
Construction / Environmental
East
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (3:10)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (3:10)
24.05.2015 | 06.06.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
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Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
25.05.2015 | 04.06.2015
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Sandfell – Fljótsdalshérað
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Sandfell – Fljótsdalshérað
25.05.2015 | 08.06.2015
Construction / Environmental
East
Volunteering at the feet of Eyjafjallajökull
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Volunteering at the feet of Eyjafjallajökull
26.05.2015 | 09.06.2015
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
South West
Forestry in the Westfjords
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Forestry in the Westfjords
27.05.2015 | 05.06.2015
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
West Fjords
Ísafjarðarbær - West Fjords
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Ísafjarðarbær - West Fjords
28.05.2015 | 11.06.2015
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Eyrarbakki in the South Coast (1.2)
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Eyrarbakki in the South Coast (1.2)
31.05.2015 | 14.06.2015
Construction / Environmental
South West
Meet us - don’t eat us (1:6)
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Meet us - don’t eat us (1:6)
01.06.2015 | 13.06.2015
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
Bjarnarfjörður in the West fjords
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Bjarnarfjörður in the West fjords
01.06.2015 | 15.06.2015
Agriculture / Environmental
West Fjords
Hiking trails near Katla volcano
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Hiking trails near Katla volcano
01.06.2015 | 12.06.2015
Agriculture / Environmental
South West
Tálknafjörður in the West fjords (1.4)
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Tálknafjörður in the West fjords (1.4)
03.06.2015 | 17.06.2015
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Archaeology in the East
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Archaeology in the East
04.06.2015 | 18.06.2015
Construction / Environmental
East
The Highlands North of Vatnajökull glacier
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The Highlands North of Vatnajökull glacier
05.06.2015 | 19.06.2015
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
Highlands / Interior
The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (1:2)
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The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (1:2)
07.06.2015 | 21.06.2015
Construction / Renovation
Highlands / Interior
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