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.

Cairn Restoration in the Westfjords - Látrabjarg
SEEDS 087
Cairn Restoration in the Westfjords - Látrabjarg
19.07.2017 | 27.07.2017
Construction / Renovation
West Fjords
Outdoor Work Beneath the Glacier
SEEDS 088
Outdoor Work Beneath the Glacier
19.07.2017 | 02.08.2017
Agriculture / Renovation
South East
July Photo Marathon
SEEDS 089
July Photo Marathon
20.07.2017 | 29.07.2017
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Walking paths and planting in the East
SEEDS 091.
Walking paths and planting in the East
24.07.2017 | 06.08.2017
Environmental
East
Botanical gardens in Reykjavík 30+ (8:10)
SEEDS 094
Botanical gardens in Reykjavík 30+ (8:10)
30.07.2017 | 12.08.2017
Agriculture / Environmental
Capital Region
Culture & fun in the east fjords
SEEDS 095
Culture & fun in the east fjords
01.08.2017 | 15.08.2017
Construction / Cultural / Renovation
East
Photography & Gay Pride in Reykjavík
SEEDS 096
Photography & Gay Pride in Reykjavík
03.08.2017 | 13.08.2017
Arts / Cultural / Festival
Capital Region
Outdoor work and town festival in the East
SEEDS 097
Outdoor work and town festival in the East
05.08.2017 | 19.08.2017
Environmental / Festival
East
Repairing tracks in Dalir - Sagaland (2:2)
SEEDS 099
Repairing tracks in Dalir - Sagaland (2:2)
07.08.2017 | 18.08.2017
Environmental
West
Botanical gardens & Culture Night  (9:10)
SEEDS 101
Botanical gardens & Culture Night (9:10)
13.08.2017 | 26.08.2017
Agriculture / Environmental
Capital Region
Outdoor Work Beneath the Glacier
SEEDS 103
Outdoor Work Beneath the Glacier
16.08.2017 | 30.08.2017
Agriculture / Renovation
South West
Photo Marathon & Culture Night
SEEDS 104
Photo Marathon & Culture Night
17.08.2017 | 26.08.2017
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Between glaciers & lava (3:3)
SEEDS 107
Between glaciers & lava (3:3)
20.08.2017 | 30.08.2017
Arts / Construction / Cultural
West
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (6:8)
SEEDS 108
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (6:8)
22.08.2017 | 02.09.2017
Environmental
Capital Region
Power Food in the East of Iceland (1:2)
SEEDS 110
Power Food in the East of Iceland (1:2)
22.08.2017 | 05.09.2017
Environmental
East
The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (1:2)
SEEDS 112
The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (1:2)
26.08.2017 | 09.09.2017
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
Highlands / Interior
Botanical gardens in Reykjavík  (10:10)
SEEDS 113
Botanical gardens in Reykjavík (10:10)
27.08.2017 | 09.09.2017
Environmental
Capital Region
September Photo Marathon
SEEDS 115
September Photo Marathon
31.08.2017 | 09.09.2017
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Forestry in the far East of Iceland
SEEDS 116
Forestry in the far East of Iceland
03.09.2017 | 17.09.2017
Construction / Environmental
East
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (7:8)
SEEDS 117
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (7:8)
04.09.2017 | 16.09.2017
Agriculture / Environmental
Capital Region
Power Food in the East of Iceland (2:2)
SEEDS 120
Power Food in the East of Iceland (2:2)
04.09.2017 | 18.09.2017
Environmental
East
Island of Viðey (2:2)
SEEDS 118
Island of Viðey (2:2)
05.09.2017 | 15.09.2017
Agriculture / Construction / Environmental
Capital Region
Outdoor Work Beneath the Glacier
SEEDS 121
Outdoor Work Beneath the Glacier
13.09.2017 | 27.09.2017
Agriculture / Renovation
South West
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
SEEDS 123
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
17.09.2017 | 26.09.2017
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
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