Vermittlungsgebühr 150 EUR (+ 35 EUR Extra Fee)
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Litauen CYVA01 GRAZUTES REGIONAL PARK 17.07.-29.07.2017 ENVI 8vols (no more male)
AGE: 18-30 years
Heavenly shore on earth – the best way to describe Grazute Regional Park. Park was founded for the protection of valuable laky, forested landscape of upper reaches of the River Sventoji with biodiversity and ethno–cultural treasures. There are more than 90 lakes. Lake Sventas is unique in the largest water swing. Antalieptes Marios with brilliant islands and peninsulas is a man-made lake, which has the most sophisticated configuration of shore in Lithuania. Lake Luodis (1320 ha) is the 6th biggest in Lithuania and has two sandy spits. The park is composed of landscape, telmological, geomorphic, hydrographic, and urban reserves. Many varieties of plants and animals are protected here.
PROJECT: The project is expected to restore during many years overgrown in the Birds’ island, burial mounds and swamp. You will renovate tourism infrastructure and restore Luodis lake shore. The project is expected to clean up the boating race in Šventoji River as well.
WORK: Restoration of Birds’ island, burial mounds, and swamp will include cutting by hand and removing grass and woody vegetation. Renovation of infrastructure will include painting of wooden information board and signs, removing old infrastructure from campsites and nature patches, and marking hiking trails. Restoration of shore will include cutting by hand and removing reeds and woody vegetation. Participants will travel with canoes/boats down the Šventoji River. Cleaning will include cutting by hand natural obstacles in the river (such as log, dump), and collecting trashes from the water (such us plastic bottles, bags).
ACCOMMODATION: Volunteers will live in the administration building of the directorate of Gražutė Regional Park. Volunteers will sleep in the rooms on the beds or mattresses, participants should bring sleeping bags. There is a shower with hot water, sauna, wash basins, toilet, stove for cooking and a refrigerator in administration building. Cooking is done by volunteers themselves.
LEISURE TIME: Free time can be organized independently by the volunteers because there are many opportunities for visiting interesting places. During the free time volunteers can rent bikes or canoes, and go for biking trip around Regional Park or canoe trip down Šventoji River, visit self-guided hiking trails. For relaxing a lake 1 km away is the best idea. There are many places for visiting in Zarasai district as well, such as Slyninka water mill, Monastery in Baltriškės, the oldest oak tree in east Europe (more than 1500 y.o.) and oldest Lithuania’s wooden church in Stelmuze.
Salakas town is 45 km away from Utena town in the eastern part of Lithuania. It is the largest town in Gražutė Regional Park. Salakas was first time mentioned in 1496. It has a population of about 500 people. There is unique Sea museum (!), Nature visitors canter. There are many tourists during the summer season: traditionally, biking trips by Great biking race, canoeing trips by Šventoji River begins in Salakas. The landscape of Gražutė Regional Park is covered by forests. Gražutė Regional Park became the 1st place winner in the EDEN (European Destinations of Excellence) project in 2010.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Sleeping bags, long-sleeved clothes; trousers; rain gear; anti mosquito cream; music instruments; your national games and recipes; songs; dances; ideas how to spend leisure time; swimming things; waterproofed shoes.
MEETING POINT: The meeting point is in Visaginas.
NEAREST AIRPORT: Kaunas or Vilnius International airports/bus stations, Utena bus station.
FEE: 45 Euros
Litauen CYVA04 TYTUVENAI REGIONAL PARK 31.07.-12.08.2017 ENVI 8vols (no more female)
AGE: 18-30 years
PROJECT: Tytuvenai Regional Park was founded in 1992 in order to preserve the picturesque landscape of hills, marshes and lakes, the historical and urban monuments of Siluva and Tytuvenai, as well as the unique nature and cultural heritage. The territory of Regional Park is spread out at the intersection of Kelme, Raseiniai and RadviliSkis districts.In year 2015 EVS volunteers of Regional Park organized a work camp, where 15 volunteers lived, worked and had some leisure time in Tytuvenai. Their main task was reed cutting. Reeds are a huge problem in our lakes, because their fast expansion is making lakes to grow older very fast. In year 2016 international work camp was organized, where 7 volunteers from various countries lived and worked in Siluva and Tytuvenai. They were building a little stone wall and fixing a wooden walking path near the lake. But not only that i they had some nice excursions and tried out the Lithuanian sauna.
WORK: This year during the camp we'll have several tasks. During the first week volunteers will live in Siluva pilgrim center and work in its surroundings, second week they'll live in Tytuvenai regional park visitor center and work there. Their tasks may include:-Cleaning of the Forest museum;-Renowation of the traditional old wooden fence in Tytuvenai;-Tidying up the volleyball site in a beach;-Dismantling of a fence near the beach ;-Building of a woodshed. Bringing some firewood;-Cleaning of a Churchbell swamp;-Cleaning of an old cemetery;-Cleaning of a territory near the lake Gilius;-Other similar activities.
ACCOMODATION AND FOOD: During the first week volunteers will live in Siluva pilgrim center (they'll have beds, kitchen, showers), during the second week - in Tytuvenai regional park visitors center, where they'll sleep on the floor, on mattresses. Cooking will be done by volunteers themselves, a kitchen with cooking facilities will be provided (stove, microwave and a refrigerator). Showers and hot water for bathing will also be available
LEISURE TIME: The free time will be organized independently by the volunteers. They could visit famous pilgrim places in Siluva, Siluva museum, play volleyball or basketball, swim in lakes, visit forest museum, Bridvaisis mound, Tytuvenai church and monastery, rent bicycles and take a tour on Tytuvenai bicycle path (it goes around our both lakes), visit other places around and also have some nice evenings nearby bonfire in our yard.
LOCATION: Tytuvenai is a small town with 1700 inhabitants. In summer time there are more people, because many are coming to spend their summer vacation here. Municipality center i Kelme i is 18 km. away from Tytuvenai, a famous pilgrim center Siluva is only 8 km away, Siaulai, the 4th biggest city in Lithuania, is 40 km. away. Tytuvenai has 2 lakes, open basketball and volleyball sites, bicycle/pedestrians sightseeing paths, Tytuvenai pilgrim center and a forest museum.
REQUIREMENTS: Sleeping bags, long-sleeved clothes; trousers (it would be good to check the weather forecast before going then you'll know what to expect); rain gear; hat, anti-mosquito cream; sunscreen, music instruments (optional); your favorite music; your national games and recipes; songs; dances; ideas how to spend leisure time; swimming things; waterproof shoes.
TERMINAL: Vilnius International airports/trail/bus stations, Marcinkonys train/bus station.
MEETING POINT: The meeting point is in Marcinkonys.
FEE: 45 Euro