About the local hosting organizationIt is a world of meet-ups and exchanges where the spirit of the Southwest of France vibrates ! Afternoons are filled with the joy of bowling, (palets gascons), and pétanque games. Le Gers prides itself in being the home of Armagnac, one of the most prestigious alcohols in the world, and the birthplace of D'Artagnan character in The Three Musketeers. Le Gers is also a land of balance between man and nature, so you will be able to discover it both calmly and passionately. Therefore, for the third consecutive year, the international workcamp will take place in Condom, a subprefecture of Gers. Brimming with historical monuments, Condom is the perfect destination for old-stone lovers.
About the volunteer workThis workcamp will partake in the interior restoration of a building located in the center of the village. You will mostly be doing masonry work, and if time allow, you will have the opportunity to work in the village's garden located inside of the old defense walls. You will be accompanied by a technical supervisor who is eager to meet you, and you will get to meet other local associations from the ventilated center and the PIJ, with whom you will be able to organize activites. Finally, you will also have the opportunity to participate in organizing the Bol d'air festival.
Local accommodationIn bungalows on the municipal camping field.
About the project locationCondom, located between Agen and Auch. You will participate in local festivals, and will have free time to enjoy the surrounding natural and cultural heritage by foot, bike, or canoe, and you will have the opportunity to visit the neigboring villages such as Agen, Beaumont, Larressingle, and other remarcable sites within the proximity. You will also discover the small vallet lights, the colorful scenery, and the local fauna and flora by following the secret passages that will lead you though fortified towns and castles. Lastly, you will alsp get to meet the local residents.