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.

Environmentally aware in Reykjavík
SEEDS 036
Environmentally aware in Reykjavík
13.05.2017 | 21.05.2017
Education / Environmental
Capital Region
Outdoor work on the South Shore
SEEDS 034
Outdoor work on the South Shore
16.05.2017 | 29.05.2017
Agriculture / Renovation
South West
Botanical gardens in Reykjavík (3:10)
SEEDS 037
Botanical gardens in Reykjavík (3:10)
21.05.2017 | 03.06.2017
Environmental
Capital Region
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (2:8)
SEEDS 038
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (2:8)
22.05.2017 | 03.06.2017
Environmental
Capital Region
Environmentally aware in Reykjavik
SEEDS 039
Environmentally aware in Reykjavik
24.05.2017 | 01.06.2017
Education / Environmental
Capital Region
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
SEEDS 040
Photo Marathon in Reykjavík
25.05.2017 | 03.06.2017
Arts / Cultural
Capital Region
Nature reserve below the Arctic Circle - Hornstrandir
SEEDS 043
Nature reserve below the Arctic Circle - Hornstrandir
01.06.2017 | 16.06.2017
Construction / Environmental / Renovation
West Fjords
The Highlands North of Vatnajökull glacier
SEEDS 044
The Highlands North of Vatnajökull glacier
02.06.2017 | 16.06.2017
Construction / Environmental
South West
Work & fun in the East fjords
SEEDS 046
Work & fun in the East fjords
05.06.2017 | 17.06.2017
Construction / Environmental
East
Botanical gardens in Reykjavík (4:10)
SEEDS 047
Botanical gardens in Reykjavík (4:10)
05.06.2017 | 17.06.2017
Agriculture / Environmental
Capital Region
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (3:8)
SEEDS 049
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (3:8)
06.06.2017 | 17.06.2017
Environmental
Capital Region
The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (1:2)
SEEDS 053
The Highlands of Iceland - The Famous Kjölur Road (1:2)
11.06.2017 | 25.06.2017
Environmental / Renovation
Highlands / Interior
Repairing tracks in Dalir - Sagaland (1:2)
SEEDS 054
Repairing tracks in Dalir - Sagaland (1:2)
12.06.2017 | 23.06.2017
Environmental
West
Botanical gardens in Reykjavík (5:10)
SEEDS 056
Botanical gardens in Reykjavík (5:10)
18.06.2017 | 01.07.2017
Agriculture / Environmental
Capital Region
The Hot Spring capital of Iceland (1:3)
SEEDS 057
The Hot Spring capital of Iceland (1:3)
19.06.2017 | 30.06.2017
Festival / Sports
South West
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (4:8)
SEEDS 058
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (4:8)
19.06.2017 | 01.07.2017
Environmental
Capital Region
Botanical gardens in Reykjavík (6:10)
SEEDS 067
Botanical gardens in Reykjavík (6:10)
02.07.2017 | 15.07.2017
Agriculture / Environmental
Capital Region
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (5:8)
SEEDS 068
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (5:8)
03.07.2017 | 15.07.2017
Environmental
Capital Region
Botanical gardens 50+ (7:10)
SEEDS 084
Botanical gardens 50+ (7:10)
16.07.2017 | 29.07.2017
Agriculture / Environmental
Capital Region
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
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
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (6:8)
SEEDS 108
Growing Gardens in Reykjavík (6:8)
22.08.2017 | 02.09.2017
Environmental
Capital Region
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