About the local hosting organizationThis workcamp has been organized together with Environmental Group for Mt. Hakken (EGMH) and Hakkenzan Orchard (HO) since 2010. EGMH was founded in 2000 by German lady whose husband runs HO. EGMH runs German style of environmental educational programs in HO such as hand craft by natural materials, eco-workshops and hosting German long term volunteers. They want to continue to create a Nature Experience Eco Rally Course Construction (including a barrier free wood-path zone). This workcamp has been revived since 2011!
About the volunteer workVolunteers will do some of environmental work among installation of a small water power plant, solar cooking or dry fruit making, farm work (strawberry, vegetables) and helping at local events (candle night, oldies concert).
Local accommodationFarmer house prepared for families on recreation from Fukushima. One room for male One room for female. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. Sleeping bag is necessary.
About the project locationFoot of Mt. Hakken with wonderful nature in Hokkaido island.
RequirementsHigh motivation to the work and its aim. Experience of making trails is welcome!
Extra info about the projectOther activities: Local school visit, exchange with "save the children of fukushima" NPO