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 Gluecksburg/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 specialist 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: http://www.artefact.de/
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
Notes: Please bring along a warm sleeping bag, a camping mat and waterproof working clothes As Denmark is not far away and has its very own culture and traditions, a visit to Germanys neighbour country would be very interesting (inform yourself about the conditions of entry!). Trips to Gluecksburg’s famous castle, the city and port of Flensburg, Baltic and North Sea coast possible; Participants are welcome to arrive or depart earlier, but please contact the project partners there (link Artefact). Please note that you are insured only during the time of the workcamp.