Prangli Museums I
- Accommodation and food: 0.00 Euro
- Transportation: 0.00 Euro
- Activities: 0.00 Euro
- Hosting organisation support: 50 Euro
Description: Prangli is an island located in Baltic Sea in Northern Estonia. It s a small gem with beautiful and diverse nature, hospitable inhabitants with its own strong traditions. The first records of this island originated from 1387 when the island had name Rango. The area of Prangli island is only 6,44 km and approximately 80 people live there all year around. There is a small church on the island that was built on 1848, a school with 8 students and a community house. For tourists there is a restaurant that is open only in summer season, folk museum and nature museum run by locals to introduce the history and wildlife of this small unique island. International volunteers are invited to help the maintenance of these museums. And as there will be a children nature and art camps on the island at the same time volunteers will be asked to help out there introducing their countries and cultures to kids. Also, volunteers are asked to help with preparation and running of cultural events on the island. Prangli info: www.prangli.ee, https://pranglireisid.ee/2017/03/05/5-reasons-why-visit-prangli-island-estonia/?lang=en
Type of Work: Volunteers will help restoration of exhibits of the Island museums, fix elements of museum buildings and work in the garden and area around museums. There will be a summer camps for children held on the same time, where volunteers are asked to assist playing fun games and presenting own countries. Age of children 7-9. And as there will be cultural events on island (concerts, festivals) volunteers will be involved in preparation work and tidying up after. The working time is 6-8 hours a day. Work will be done under the supervision of the local host.
Accommodation: Be ready for simple conditions. Accommodation is in a house but please bring your sleeping bag. Dry toilet is outside house, washing facilities are in sauna. Food ingredients will be provided by local host, volunteers will cook for themselves.
Requirements: Special requirementsYou have to be motivated, open-minded, creative and ready to adapt to the simple conditions of the common life on the tiny island. It is vital to have mosquito repellentParticipation feeWe ask participants to contribute 50 Euro each towards local travel costs to the island and costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your organization.
Approximate Location: LocationPrangli Museum is located on Prangli island, which belongs to Viimsi Parish in Harjumaa country. The island is situated in the northern part of Estonia, approximately 30 km from the capital city Tallinn. TerminalAirport, harbour, bus station in Tallinn. Transfer to Leppneeme harbour and boat to the Island of Prangli. NB You have to arrive to Tallinn in the afternoon of arrival day, the departure is scheduled to 16:00 on the last day of the camp. If you have difficulties with it please feel free to contact us.Leisure timeThe nature in Prangli is untouched and stunning. There are many natural picturesque sights on the island, good possibilities for swimming in the sea or hiking in the forest. This camp is perfect for people who enjoy being close to the nature and are interested in traditional way of living. Boat sea trip is planned