About the local hosting organizationThe local host of this project is a German non-profit association called DJO (Deutsche Jugend in Europa - German Youth in Europe). They provide a self-catering educational centre for school classes, youth groups, musical or churchly associations as well as other NGOs who use the rooms for meetings, festivals or trainings. This house is also one of IBGaeuros favourite places to host trainings or seminars. In past years, the host was able to restore and improve the outside area of the house with the help of international workcamps. This year they are looking forward to welcoming you again to help them make the centre even more beautiful
About the volunteer workThis year the workcamp IBG05 will help with various renovation tasks inside the house such as painting and wallpapering the rooms. If needed, gardening and reconstruction jobs around the house and small repairs within the building will be needed, too.
Local accommodationVolunteers will live directly at the project site. The accommodation includes shared rooms with beds: donaeurot bring sleeping bags aeuro( blankets and sheets will be provided There are bathrooms as well as a kitchen in which the participants can cook on their own. Within the centre, there are various free-time activities available such as board games, table tennis or badminton and you may also use the fireplace close-by.
About the project locationEhningen itself is a small town with approx. 8.000 inhabitants, located very close to Bblingen (6 km) and only 20 km south of Stuttgart, the capital of Baden-Wurttemberg. There are lots of things to do close-by, e.g. swimming at a large water park or visiting one of the well worth seeing towns in the area such as Bblingen, Esslingen, Ludwigsburg or Stuttgart.
Extra info about the projectIn this weekend workcamp you will support the one-week workcamp IBG05.