Sun + Wind = Power (Glücksburg near Flensburg)
Description: Are you interested in sustainable energy, water management and building? Then Glücksburg is a good choice!
The artefact centre which is located in Glücksburg/Baltic Sea is a centre for sustainable development. This non-profit organisation runs a guesthouse built in an organic style of architecture with a renewable energy supply. The ‘'Powerpark’', an energy infotainment site for tourists, conducts project activities for young people as well as special seminars for adults on renewable energy, building and water management. In order to keep up its attractiveness as a destination for training and tourism, installations on the site need to be improved. For further information please see here
Type of Work: Planting on a roof, maintenance work in the energy and climate infotainment “Powerpark”, working at a water reservoir, weed the garden.
Study Theme: Getting to know the causes and effects of climate change and the different options for renewable and peaceful energy sources for different climates.
Accommodation: Simple in big tents (please bring along isolating mat and warm sleeping bag), toilet (compost toilets) and shower (solar shower) facilities nearby.
Cooking together with the group in the kitchen inside or in the solarkitchen outside.
Requirements: Interest in the topic ‘renewable energies’ and basic living conditions will be expected, manual skills preferable.
Approximate Location: Glücksburg is a small city northeast of Flensburg, located near the Baltic Sea close to the border with Denmark.
Notes: Please bring along a warm sleeping bag, a camping mat and waterproof working clothes. As Denmark is not far away and has its unique culture and traditions, a visit to Germanys neighbour country would be very interesting (inform yourself about the conditions of the entry!). Trips to Glücksburg ’s famous castle, the city and port of Flensburg, visit to the Baltic and North Sea coast is also possible. Participants are welcome to arrive or depart earlier, but please contact the project partners Artefact. Please note that you are insured only during the time of the workcamp.