Volunteers will renovate buildings of social importance in a small town close to Yaroslavl, which is one of the most beautiful cities located in the European part of Russia.
Partner: The workcamp is run in the cooperation with Department of youth, culture and sport of Yaroslavl Region.
Work: This year volunteers will renovate social objects (museums, houses-boarding schools, schools, etc.) and monuments. Volunteers will work together with Russian participants of the camp. Work 6 hours a day except 1 day in week. During the last few years the Children’s home (2009) and the House of mercy (2009), Pensioner’s apartments, an accomplishment of parks to the 1000 years anniversary of the Yaroslavl city (2010), schools, kindergartens and social rehabilitation centres (2011-2014) have been repaired.
Uglich, Yaroslavl region, Russian Federation
Uglich is reported with the largest cities of Russia by rail and road: with Moscow (220 km.), St.Petersburg (700 km.), Automobile roads - with Yaroslavl (110 km), Kostroma (185 km), Tver (250 km) and Ivanov. Nearby cities: Rostov the Great - 90 km, Rybinsk - 70 km, Myshkin - 30 km. Uglich is one of the pearls of the Golden Ring of Russian cities. Different periods of the history of Russia left their monuments in Uglich. Uglich is one of the pearls of the Golden Ring of Russian cities.
Different periods of the history of Russia left their monuments in Uglich. Each epoch added the names of people whose fates are somehow connected with the fate of the city, with the destiny and history of Russia itself. It was in Uglich that the two dynasties of Russian tsars unite in an incomprehensible way. Here the last Ryurikovich died - the son of Ivan the Terrible Tsarevich Dmitry. On days off we offer excursions and free time activities.
Airport, train/bus station: Yaroslavl, 3 hours by train OR 4-5 hours by bus from Moscow
Lodging, food and excursions are provided by the local host. Volunteers will live in local stone buildings, located not far from the work place, toilet and bathroom on the floor.
Meals 3 times a day will be provided in the canteen. Alcohol is prohibited in our camp.
English, and, of course, the knowledge of Russian is welcome.
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Requirements: Interest in Russian culture
Leisure : Volunteers may enjoy hiking around the area, where are many museums, churches and beautiful nature. The trip to Yaroslavl’ – a regional center and one of the oldest and most beautiful cities of the “Golden ring” of Russia – will be organized.