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 (4:10)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (4:10)
07.06.2015 | 20.06.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
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Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
08.06.2015 | 18.06.2015
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Revegetation in the south of Iceland (1:2)
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Revegetation in the south of Iceland (1:2)
11.06.2015 | 25.06.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Geothermal experience in the South (1:2)
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Geothermal experience in the South (1:2)
15.06.2015 | 26.06.2015
Construction / Environmental
South West
Meet us - don’t eat us (2:6)
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Meet us - don’t eat us (2:6)
15.06.2015 | 27.06.2015
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
Archaeology in the East
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Archaeology in the East
17.06.2015 | 01.07.2015
Construction / Environmental
East
Tálknafjörður in the West fjords (2:4)
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Tálknafjörður in the West fjords (2:4)
17.06.2015 | 01.07.2015
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
The Small Town Games in the North West
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The Small Town Games in the North West
18.06.2015 | 01.07.2015
Cultural / Environmental / Festival
North
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (1:3)
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Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (1:3)
19.06.2015 | 03.07.2015
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Hitting the slopes - Skálafell (1:2)
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Hitting the slopes - Skálafell (1:2)
21.06.2015 | 29.06.2015
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
Capital Region
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (5:10)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (5:10)
21.06.2015 | 04.07.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
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Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
22.06.2015 | 02.07.2015
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
SEEDS 059. Revegetation in the south of Iceland (2:2)
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SEEDS 059. Revegetation in the south of Iceland (2:2)
25.06.2015 | 09.07.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Lava and beaches in Reykjanes
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Lava and beaches in Reykjanes
28.06.2015 | 12.07.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Geothermal experience in the South (2:2)
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Geothermal experience in the South (2:2)
29.06.2015 | 10.07.2015
Construction / Environmental
South West
Meet us - don’t eat us (3:6)
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Meet us - don’t eat us (3:6)
29.06.2015 | 11.07.2015
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
Outdoor work on the South Shore
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Outdoor work on the South Shore
30.06.2015 | 15.07.2015
Agriculture / Renovation
South West
Between glaciers & lava!
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Between glaciers & lava!
30.06.2015 | 10.07.2015
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
South West
Hitting the slopes - Blue Mountains (2:2)
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Hitting the slopes - Blue Mountains (2:2)
30.06.2015 | 12.07.2015
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
Capital Region
Tálknafjörður in the West fjords (3:4)
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Tálknafjörður in the West fjords (3:4)
01.07.2015 | 15.07.2015
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Family Farm under the Glacier
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Family Farm under the Glacier
01.07.2015 | 15.07.2015
Agriculture / Construction / Renovation
South West
Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (2:3)
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Patreksfjörður - Unique West fjords (2:3)
03.07.2015 | 17.07.2015
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (6:10)
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Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (6:10)
05.07.2015 | 18.07.2015
Environmental
Capital Region
Collecting herbs in the South - Vík (1:2)
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Collecting herbs in the South - Vík (1:2)
05.07.2015 | 18.07.2015
Agriculture / Environmental
South West
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