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.

Photo Marathon in Reykjavik
SEEDS 091
Photo Marathon in Reykjavik
24.07.2016 | 31.07.2016
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Meet us - don’t eat us (5:6)
SEEDS 092
Meet us - don’t eat us (5:6)
25.07.2016 | 06.08.2016
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
Reykjanesbær in the Southwest of Iceland
SEEDS 094
Reykjanesbær in the Southwest of Iceland
28.07.2016 | 11.08.2016
Agriculture / Environmental
South West
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík: Senior Camp (8:10)
SEEDS 095
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík: Senior Camp (8:10)
01.08.2016 | 13.08.2016
Cultural / Environmental
Capital Region
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (4:6)
SEEDS 096
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (4:6)
02.08.2016 | 13.08.2016
Agriculture / Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon and Gay Pride in Reykjavik
SEEDS 097
Photo Marathon and Gay Pride in Reykjavik
02.08.2016 | 11.08.2016
Arts / Cultural / Festival
Capital Region
Battling Litter in the Fjords of Trolls
SEEDS 104
Battling Litter in the Fjords of Trolls
02.08.2016 | 13.08.2016
Environmental
West Fjords
Making hiking paths in a Majestic Canyon
SEEDS 105
Making hiking paths in a Majestic Canyon
04.08.2016 | 18.08.2016
Environmental
South East
Meet us - don’t eat us (6:6)
SEEDS 098
Meet us - don’t eat us (6:6)
08.08.2016 | 20.08.2016
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
Reykjanesbær in the Southwest of Iceland
SEEDS 102
Reykjanesbær in the Southwest of Iceland
11.08.2016 | 25.08.2016
Agriculture / Environmental
South East
Photo Marathon and Culture Night in Reykjavik
SEEDS 099
Photo Marathon and Culture Night in Reykjavik
13.08.2016 | 21.08.2016
Arts / Cultural / Festival
Capital Region
Cairn Restoration in the Westfjords (2:2)
SEEDS 100
Cairn Restoration in the Westfjords (2:2)
14.08.2016 | 27.08.2016
Construction / Environmental
West Fjords
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (5:6)
SEEDS 101
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (5:6)
15.08.2016 | 27.08.2016
Agriculture / Environmental
Capital Region
Family Farm under the Glacier
SEEDS 103
Family Farm under the Glacier
17.08.2016 | 31.08.2016
Agriculture / Renovation
South West
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (9:10)
SEEDS 107
Botanic Garden in Reykjavík (9:10)
21.08.2016 | 03.09.2016
Cultural / Environmental
Capital Region
Meet us - don’t eat us (7:7)
SEEDS 106
Meet us - don’t eat us (7:7)
22.08.2016 | 03.09.2016
Arts / Environmental
Capital Region
Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík (Teenage Camp)
SEEDS 108
Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík (Teenage Camp)
23.08.2016 | 31.08.2016
Education / Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavik (Teenage Camp)
SEEDS 109
Photo Marathon in Reykjavik (Teenage Camp)
23.08.2016 | 01.09.2016
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (2:2)
SEEDS 110
The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (2:2)
24.08.2016 | 07.09.2016
Environmental / Renovation
Highlands / Interior
Power Food in the East of Iceland (1:2)
SEEDS 112
Power Food in the East of Iceland (1:2)
27.08.2016 | 10.09.2016
Environmental
East
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (6:6)
SEEDS 113
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (6:6)
29.08.2016 | 10.09.2016
Agriculture / Environmental
Capital Region
Work & Fun in the South
SEEDS 114
Work & Fun in the South
30.08.2016 | 13.09.2016
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
South West
Skagafjörður in the North of Iceland
SEEDS 118
Skagafjörður in the North of Iceland
03.09.2016 | 16.09.2016
Agriculture / Construction
North
Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík (Teenage Camp)
SEEDS 115
Environmentally aware: in Reykjavík (Teenage Camp)
04.09.2016 | 12.09.2016
Education / Environmental
Capital Region
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