About the local hosting organizationHost organization is the municipality of Marburg. They have already been organizing international volunteer camps for many years. It is a workcamp including German language training. The lectures will be two hours every day (excluding Saturday and Sunday when the group will go on excursions). The main topic during the lectures will be intercultural diversities. So, the basis of the lectures will be communication first and grammar second. Teacher will be professional. In total it will be 18 hours for lectures.
About the volunteer workParticipants will be doing various manual works to prepare the area (youth-holiday-camp for (or after) the summer leisure activities of the municipality. It means for example clearing the place, gardening, painting, building up/taking down tents. Time of work will be 4-5 hours on four days per week, excluding Saturday and Sunday.
Local accommodationParticipants will live in a house with several-bed-rooms, kitchen, bathroom, shower. Cooking, cleaning, shopping etc. will be done by the group itself. Like in each workcamp, accommodation, food and travel-costs for excursions are free as well as materials/copies needed for the lectures.
About the project locationMarburg is an historical and picturesque old university town, 100 km north of Frankfurt/Main. It has 82.000 inhabitants, including 25.000 students. The camp is located on a wooded hill named "Stadtwald", in a youth-holiday-camp 5 km far from the city centre. A good bus-connection allows to go to downtown.