July 2019

VJF 1.1 Broellin Castle: Providing a Meeting Place for Artists and Cultural Youth Work


Type: RENO/CONS Places: 12 Teamer: 2

Location: Fahrenwalde, Pasewalk 6km, Neubrandenburg 50km Terminal: Berlin or Hamburg

Info: www.broellin.de


Work: The little village of Broellin is situated in the federal state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, close to the Polish border. In the surrounding area you will find many forests and farms. Please be prepared for a small, isolated but very nice location in the middle of nowhere!

Every year at Schloss Bröllin (Broellin Castle) artists meet to run international art workshops, festivals and other events. The aim is to provide a meeting place for artists and the public. Artists present their

work and exchange ideas with colleagues. Cultural youth work is an important part of the activities at Schloss Broölin.  Details will be annpunved later.

Accommodation: The volunteers will be accommodated in shared rooms in a building.

12.08. - 23.08.2019

VJF 1.2 Camp for nature lovers #1: Camping and Farming in a Nature Reserve


Type: ENVI Places: 9 Teamer: 1-2

Location: Wooster Teerofen, Krakow am See 15 km, Guestrow 30 km Terminal: Berlin or Hamburg

Info: http://www.naturpark-nossentiner-schwinzer-heide.de


Work: Your work will include different activities in a natural park like to build an apiary, to help farmers or similar works. Your help is also needed for maintenance works, e. g. on orchid meadows, in forests or on a bird island. This project is especially for nature lovers! Please be prepared to work 5-6 hours a day. Volunteers should come prepared for light or heavy work and be motivated for anything to help the rangers of the Nature Reserve.

Accommodation: You will live on a camping site close to a very nice lake. You will sleep in tents (2 persons per tents) on camping beds with mattresses. A kitchen, sanitary facilities and a big meeting

room are provided on the camping site. Special requirements: You have to be able to ride a bike!

29.07. - 11.08.2019

VJF 1.3 Light Festival at Castle Dreiluetzow: Build-up, Do Handicraft and Art Programme


Type: CONS/FEST Places: 15 Teamer: 2

Location: Dreiluetzow, Schwerin 25 km Terminal: Berlin or Hamburg

Info: www.schloss-dreiluetzow.de, www.schloss-dreiluetzow.de/index.php/lichterfest


Work: The main work during the camp will be the preparation of the light festival, which will be on 9th July 2019. At the Light Festival the whole park will be lightened by candles and fire and at different places there will be theatre, music and installations. Preparation works have to be done, such as building up tents, carrying things, playing music to practise for the event, painting signs and so on. Here we need your handicraft and creative ideas to prepare a little program as a part of the festival. The projects depend on the dynamics of the participants! If you play a musical instrument, it would be great if you bring it with you!

Accommodation: The volunteers will live in multi-bed rooms (4-9 beds in a room) in a little building next to the castle.

Special requirements: It is absolutely necessary to stay until the last day. Early departures are not accepted!