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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.

Environmentally Aware & Trash Hunting in Reykjavík
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Environmentally Aware & Trash Hunting in Reykjavík
29.07.2021 | 06.08.2021
Environmental / Study/Discussion/Research
Capital Region
Summer Photo Marathon in Reykjavik
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Summer Photo Marathon in Reykjavik
29.07.2021 | 06.08.2021
Arts / Study/Discussion/Research
Capital Region
Environmentally Aware & Trash Hunting in Reykjavík
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Environmentally Aware & Trash Hunting in Reykjavík
06.08.2021 | 14.08.2021
Environmental / Study/Discussion/Research
Capital Region
August Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
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August Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
06.08.2021 | 14.08.2021
Arts / Study/Discussion/Research
Capital Region
Botanical Gardens in Reykjavík
SEEDS 052
Botanical Gardens in Reykjavík
08.08.2021 | 21.08.2021
Environmental / Manual Work
Capital Region
Environmentally Aware & Trash Hunting in Reykjavík
SEEDS 053
Environmentally Aware & Trash Hunting in Reykjavík
14.08.2021 | 22.08.2021
Environmental / Study/Discussion/Research
Capital Region
Photography & Culture Night in Reykjavík
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Photography & Culture Night in Reykjavík
14.08.2021 | 22.09.2021
Arts / Study/Discussion/Research
Capital Region
Environmentally Aware & Trash Hunting in Reykjavík
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Environmentally Aware & Trash Hunting in Reykjavík
22.08.2021 | 30.08.2021
Environmental / Study/Discussion/Research
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Photography & Fun in Reykjavík
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Photography & Fun in Reykjavík
22.08.2021 | 30.08.2021
Arts / Study/Discussion/Research
Capital Region
Botanical Gardens in Reykjavík
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Botanical Gardens in Reykjavík
22.08.2021 | 04.09.2021
Environmental / Manual Work
Capital Region
The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (2/2)
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The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (2/2)
22.08.2021 | 04.09.2021
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
Highlands / Interior
Environmentally Aware & Trash Hunting in Reykjavík
SEEDS 061
Environmentally Aware & Trash Hunting in Reykjavík
30.08.2021 | 07.09.2021
Environmental / Study/Discussion/Research
Capital Region
September Photography in Reykjavík
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September Photography in Reykjavík
30.08.2021 | 07.09.2021
Arts / Study/Discussion/Research
Capital Region
Forestry in the Far East of Iceland
SEEDS 064
Forestry in the Far East of Iceland
04.09.2021 | 19.09.2021
Construction / Environmental
East
Environmentally Aware & Trash Hunting in Reykjavík
SEEDS 065
Environmentally Aware & Trash Hunting in Reykjavík
07.09.2021 | 15.09.2022
Environmental / Study/Discussion/Research
Capital Region
Island of Viðey (2/2)
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Island of Viðey (2/2)
07.09.2021 | 16.09.2021
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
Capital Region
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