What have our March volunteers been up to?
This weekend was the kick off start for our Photography, and Environment & Sustainability learning camps! On the first day, Friday, we joined the Climate Strike protest, a movement inspired and motivated by Greta Thunberg’s activism… We weren’t even bothered about the rainy...
Photography & Aurora in February
For our most recent Photography & Aurora Hunting camp, people from three different continents armed themselves with cameras and met in Reykjavík to further their passion for photography. Their diverse backgrounds and experiences only helped them grew closer, as they jointly explored different...
Environmentally Awareness in February
Currently, SEEDS is hosting an Environmentally Aware camp with participants from China, South Korea, and Taiwan. In the last few days we have organised an urban Clean-Up around Reykjavik; we went on the Golden Circle excursion; we visited the Whales of Iceland museum; we went on a guided tour...
Photomarathon, Auroras & Lights festival
We have just finished another successful Photomarathon camp! For this time, we had participants from China, Germany, Japan, Russia, South Korea, Switzerland, and Taiwan. This camp started on the first day of the Winter Lights Festival which is an annual event that brings life to...
A day at the Reykjavik Tool Library
The past week we took our SEEDS Environmentally Aware volunteers to visit the Reykjavik Tool Library, a great new project in Iceland that promotes circular economy. We hope we're getting more and more people inspired to reduce, reuse and repair! Zero waste for the win!
Visit at the whales of Iceland Exhibition
Our winter "Environmentally aware" camps have been hard at work cleaning the Reykjavik coastal area! After a hard working morning the group had the opportunity to visit the "Whales of Iceland" exhibition. The exhibition shows 23 man made life size models of various whale species...
New Year's Environmentally Awareness camp
After an intense week full of workshops, activities, sightseeing and a crazy NYE party, it is time for our Environmental Awareness volunteers to wrap up all they've learned and prepare a final presentation about their countries' environmental status. Tonght we will have a multicultural...
Christmas Environmentally Aware in Reykjavik, and Aurora Hunting Photo Marathon
Today, a group of volunteers from Russia, Korea, Mexico, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Portugal, and USA are exploring Iceland’s Golden Circle! We’ve started the dark morning with an environmental class about how Iceland uses its natural resources (volcanoes and water) to produce renewable energy:...
Sandra Yñiguez's last Photomarathon camp with SEEDS
For the SEEDS 133 camp: Winter Photography & Aurora hunting, our volunteers had plenty of activities related to the photography field. The camp started with a jam-packed workshop about Photography Basics which gave all the volunteers the tools and knowledge on how to approach the manual mode of...
What have our Environmentally Aware volunteers been up to in November?
Filipa Gomes, one of our Environmental Messengers and co-leader of our latest SEEDS 134 Environmentally Aware in Winter camp, wanted to update everyone on what her group of short term volunteers has been doing this past week. Here is what they have been up to... This week our volunteers...